Top 5 Uses for Succulent Plants

Top 5 Uses for Succulent Plants

Succulents are valued for their variety — and what variety they offer! Diverse colors, distinctive forms, delightful flowers, and distinguishing characteristics galore.

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Spring’s 6 Steps for Succulent Care

Spring’s 6 Steps for Succulent Care

As temperatures start to warm up, some perennial succulents start to pop up. That’s when gardeners need to spring into action with Spring’s 6 steps for succulent care.

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Corporate Succulent Gifts Grow Business

Corporate Succulent Gifts Grow Business

Do corporate gifts really grow business? YES! The world of marketing and sales may constantly change, but one constant never does: clients' desire for recognition. 

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4 Eco-Friendly Tips from Succulents

4 Eco-Friendly Tips from Succulents

More than living plants. More than living sculptures. Succulent plants are living teachers! Their age-old adaptations for survival provide us 4 eco-friendly tips about how to interact with (and protect!) our threatened eco-systems

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Which Cactus Blooms at Night and Why?

Which Cactus Blooms at Night and Why?

If you’re a creature of the night, chances are you’ll appreciate a plant that blooms during your shift, a.k.a., the night watch. Though most houseplants flaunt their blossoms during the daylight hours, there are particular plants that open their petals in the dead of night.

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Do’s and Dont's for Succulent Plants

Do’s and Dont's for Succulent Plants

You may be new to gardening. Or you may be new to the ever-growing, ever-popular family of succulents. Whatever the case, you probably would welcome a few do’s and don’ts for succulent plants.

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STEALING SUCCULENTS:     Crimes Against Nature

STEALING SUCCULENTS: Crimes Against Nature

There’s another type of poacher in our midst whose sole focus might surprise you. This poacher illegally steals and deals in plants. You read that right: plants! 

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12 Months/12 Reasons Succulents Are Year-Round Buys

12 Months/12 Reasons Succulents Are Year-Round Buys

Succulents aren’t reserved solely for holidays and special occasions — though they’re certainly great for both. Here are 12 months/12 reasons succulents are year-round buys . . . courtesy of Succulent Market, the nation’s largest domestic grower of succulents.

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WHAT ARE THE DIFFERENT TYPES OF CACTUS?

WHAT ARE THE DIFFERENT TYPES OF CACTUS?

When it comes to size, some cactus varieties can grow as tall as trees while others are content to stay small and compact. With thousands of known species, your options seem endless!

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Party Idea: How to Throw a Succulent Party

Party Idea: How to Throw a Succulent Party

It’s your turn to host, so you need a nifty party idea. Board games are passé. TV is boring. Wine tasting is expensive. And it’s too hot /or / too cold to go outdoors. So what can you do? Well, here’s a novel party idea: Throw a Succulent Party! 

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Why to landscape with succulents?

Why to landscape with succulents?

If your landscape needs to be upgraded or updated, think SUCCULENTS. If your garden beds are ample but beg for attractive accents, think SUCCULENTS. If your region has arid tendencies with sandy, rocky soil, think SUCCULENTS. Even if your backyard is just a plethora of patio pots, think SUCCULENTS!

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What Is a Xerophile?

What Is a Xerophile?

But what’s a xerophyte? A xerophyte is that plant group with fleshy tissues that retain water for future use. They range from cacti and agaves to aloes and euphorbias

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