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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What is a moon cactus?

What is a moon cactus?

A mutant! Seriously, the moon cactus is one of the coolest mutants in the plant galaxy. Its stellar appearance is one that causes you to stop and gaze … or perhaps buy and collect.

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6 Succulents Safe for Kids

6 Succulents Safe for Kids

What are the 6 succulents safe for kids? That’s not easy to decide since kiddos are some of the most inquisitive creatures on earth. Curiosity is great for learning, but not so great for safety. Most every toddler doesn’t hesitate to touch, tug, and taste anything and everything within reach. That’s why it’s critical to childproof your home: electrical outlets, hanging cords, sharp-edged tables, tools, chemicals . . . and yes, your plants!

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19 NEW Echeverias At Succulent Market

19 NEW Echeverias At Succulent Market

What’s the latest and greatest among echeverias? Well, a three-generation grower of succulent plants has the answer — actually, 19 of them! Succulent Market has expanded its collection of echeverias so that you can expand yours, whether you’re a serious collector or novice gardener.

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How Do Succulents Hold Water?

How Do Succulents Hold Water?

Succulents retain water because they made special adaptations over time. That makes sense because if you lived in the desert, wouldn’t you have to make a few adaptations, too? 

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TOP 10 USES FOR SEDUM SUCCULENTS

TOP 10 USES FOR SEDUM SUCCULENTS

Sedum plants are popular, plentiful, and prolific. They’re also pleasing, plump, and perennial (in their appropriate environment, that is). So what are the top 10 uses for sedum?

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Unique hostess gift

Unique hostess gift

Whether you’ve been invited to someone’s home for dinner or their beach house for a weekend getaway, a unique hostess gift is always appropriate (and yes, even expected in this day and time). The same applies for winter gatherings, housewarmings, and holiday parties.

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What Are the Top 20 Nicknames of Succulents?

What Are the Top 20 Nicknames of Succulents?

Just as a person’s nickname gives clues about quirks and kooky looks, many succulents’ common names offer up tips about the plant itself. So, what are the top 20 nicknames of succulents?

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Do Succulents Go Dormant?

Do Succulents Go Dormant?

Yes indeed, most succulent plants go dormant sometime during the year. If you understand what dormancy is, when it is, and why it happens, you’ll know how to respond in ways most beneficial to your plants. Sometimes the best care is minimal care, but please read on for the particulars!

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Top 5 Questions from Succulent Rookies

Top 5 Questions from Succulent Rookies

So, you bought a few succulents. Now what do you do? Take heart because succulents are fairly easy to grow. Even if you’re a beginner, you can keep these plants alive! 

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Where Do Succulents Come From?

Where Do Succulents Come From?

The roots of succulent plants may be shallow, but the roots of their origins run deep. Perhaps you think it doesn’t matter where succulents come from? Please think again. Knowing a plant’s native habitat helps you understand its needs, its characteristics, and even its form. So let’s discover the origin of your favorite succulents as Succulent Market takes you on a global tour that eventually leads back home. Today’s succulents are found growing on every continent but Antarctica, but let’s start with Africa.

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