Distinguishing the difference between aloe and agave can be tough! These two beautiful plants have very similar looks, but with more attention to detail, you can learn how to tell these two beauties apart and properly care for them. The similar look of these plants is because they are both native to hot and dry… Continue reading Aloe vs Agave: How Are They Different?
Your monthly plant bbs are going to look a little different in the future! We are beginning to send out “Bare Root Succulents”. There are plenty of benefits to shipping succulents using this method including a cleaner box-opening for you and keeping succs healthy during their transportation. Let’s be frank, shipping succulents ALL over the… Continue reading Bare Root Succulents
String succulents are growing more and more popular! It seems like every Instagram plant influencer has shelves covered with adorable stringy succs and Pinterest boards are full of these draping darlings. Here’s what you need to know before scooping up your own! What is a string succulent? These bbs are exactly like their name! A… Continue reading String Me Along; Caring for String Succulents
Goodbye summer, Hello fall… Time to put away the flip-flops and break out those boots and chunky sweaters, fall has arrived! If you live somewhere where the change in seasons means a drop in temperature and daylight hours, you’ve got a little succulent garden prep work to do. So, we went ahead made a handy… Continue reading Autumn Cheat Sheet: Prepping for Seasonal Change
For succulent newbies, it can be difficult to get a good read on the health of your plant. Here are our top ‘red flags’ that something is off, along with a few common indications of health and new growth! If anything seems out of the ordinary for your plant babes, read on!
Your garden is not meant to be a snack! If you live in a region where deer are a problem, you’ve probably experienced the disappointment of coming outside to chomped-off blooms and stalks. Save yourself the headache by selecting plants that deer won’t want to munch on. We cannot promise that your garden will be… Continue reading Deer-Resistant Plants for Your Garden
We totally get it, you are at a big box store and the garden section is CALLING your name. The draw to that section is hard to ignore. However, you might give those huge garden sections a side-eye after finding out more information about them. Hardware stores literally SPRAY PAINT their plants and they use… Continue reading Skip the Box Store: Buy Succs Ethically
Bestie, you’ve done it! You have completed the first 3 sections of our Succulent Care course! Welcome to our most advanced section, 401! Succulent Care 101 covered overwatering, types of light, soil, and fertilizing succulents. Succulent Care 201 focused on water-related issues, pruning, and propagation. The last section, Succulent Care 301, focused on repotting, succulent… Continue reading Let’s Get Schooled: Succulent Care 401
So, you have found the most ADORABLE pot, but oh no! It doesn’t have drainage holes! Luckily, you can still use the pot, but you must take a little extra care and caution for your plant. Determining how often to water and how much water to give can be tricky. In pots without drainage holes,… Continue reading Oh No! No Drainage Holes?!
You can learn almost everything you need to know about your succulent’s needs by listening to her leaves! Paying extra attention to what the leaves are telling you will keep your bbs growing happy and healthy. Here are some things to keep an eye out for: Messages the Leaves are Sending 1. Wrinkled Leaves: Underwatered… Continue reading Listening to Leaves: A Succulent’s Ultimate Tell