Author Archives: Raffaele DiLallo

How to Grow Aloe

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Growing Aloe Aloe is probably one of the most recognizable succulents that you can grow!   Even those that aren’t well versed in plants at all are able to recognize the medicinal Aloe vera (Aloe barbadensis), which is commonly used for skin care, and many other applications.  There are many different species of aloe available, and […]

The Most Common Succulent Problems

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Many people think that succulents are indestructible, but this couldn’t be further from the truth!  Succulents still have needs just like any other plant.  Proper attention to watering and light needs are critical to understand for this group of plants.  Although succulents can be considered tougher than many other types of plants, their needs still […]

How to Water Succulents and Cacti – This May Surprise You!

Watering Succulents & Cacti I’ll start off by saying that you should not believe everything that you read on the internet.  Some of it is correct, but much of it is not!  I’ve seen many misconceptions all over the internet on the topic of watering succulents and cacti.  If you are an inexperienced succulent grower, […]