Category Archives: Care tips

Spiral Aloe- A Gem You Want In Your Garden

Spiral Aloe

Aloe is probably one of the most numerous genera of succulents. Among all of the species, Spiral Aloe is probably one of the most unique looking ones. Spiral Aloe is also known as Aloe polyphylla. It origins from Lesotho mountains, near South Africa and its a protected space there. Unique Succulent Worth Of Effort This succulent […]

A Comprehensive Guide to Growing Asclepiads

With a total of more than 100 genera, the botanical Asclepiadaceae family contains few species which fall into the category of “Average”.  These spectacular specimens represent a visually unique group of plants that are desirable to the most enthusiastic and dedicated of succulent growers, often presenting a challenge in their care and cultivation.  The difficulties […]

10 Tips For Growing Succulents Outdoors

Succulents outdoors

With spring just around the corner, its perfect time to take care of your outdoor garden. If you’re not already, you should consider adding succulents to your little piece of nature. You can really take advantage of the variety of their geometrical forms and sizes. Beautiful colors and shapes of succulents can inspire you to […]

Aptenia- A Great Ground Cover For Your Garden

Aptenia

If you have an outdoor garden, you sure faced some doubts when it comes to the right ground cover you should have in it. There are so many plants you can choose from. Sure thing, some plants like Baby`s Tears, thyme or Dichondra will always be a good choice. However, if you want something outstanding, you should turn […]

Monocarpic Succulents- You`re Not Killing Them

Monocarpic succulents

Your favorite succulent finally bloomed and just died afterward? Don’t worry, its not your fault. What you have is a monocarpic succulent. This type of succulent has a unique life cycle. Monocarpic succulents bloom only once. This means that as soon as the single flower has come and go, succulent will dry out. At this point, […]

Fenestraria- Tiny Succulent For A Big Difference

Fenestraria

If you’re planning an indoor garden that will catch an eye, you can’t miss having Fenestraria in it. Also known as Baby Toes, this unusual succulent origin from South Africa and Namibia. This succulent is great to grow as a small ornamental plant due to its extraordinary look. These small plants originally grow in mats or clumps in sandy […]

Discocactus horstii- Grow and Care Tips

Discocactus horstii

Discocactus is a highly prized genus of cacti, very popular among the collector around the world. Reasons for that are their showy, beautiful white flowers, compact size, and slow growth. One of the most popular cactus within this genus is Discocactus horstii. A true diamond in your garden Discocactus horstii Is a small, round cactus that grows ups […]

Spring Care Tips For Your Succulents

Can you feel it in the air? Spring is just around the corner! As temperatures rise up, nature is waking up once again. So do your succulents. If you took good care of them, your succulents will soon step out from the winter resting period, which means growing and blooming all over your little piece of […]

You Have A Furry Friend? Keep Your Pet From These Succulents

If you’re a succulent lover that own a dog or a cat, you probably worry about them chewing your plants. Did your pet just dug your favorite succulent out just for fun? As much as you’re angry, you should consider if a succulent you own can be poisonous for your pets. Most of the succulents are perfectly safe […]

A Comprehensive Guide to the Best Grow Lights for Succulents

Succulent Growlights

Why use Grow Lights for your Succulents and Cacti? We all know that plants need light to survive. This is especially relevant to succulents and cacti as these species naturally grow in bright and warm habitats, typically receiving at least 6 – 8 hours of sunlight per day and through a process of plant adaptation […]