Are cacti on your list of houseplants that need repotting? Or maybe you’re planning a midwinter trip to your favorite greenhouse, where you’ll pick up a bunch of prickly plants for a desert dish garden. Here are tips to repot … Read Article
Virtues: Burro’s tail sedum is an easy-care houseplant with a trailing habit that makes it a good plant for a hanging basket or elevated pot.
I have a small collection of cacti that I keep as houseplants and they never flower. Any ideas why?
Can I grow cacti and succulents in a terrarium?
Sponsored by: small changes with a big impact Hydrangea Do you ever feel like your garden needs a complete makeover? Well, don’t let it overwhelm you. As with any large project, the best approach is to carve it up into … Read Article
Virtues: We love Agave ellemetiana for the lush, waxy, green leaves that arch away from each other, creating a display of bold color and eye-catching form.
Virtues: We love golden barrel cacti for their plump, rounded form textured with sharp ribs that bear bright, yellow spines. These globular plants bloom in summer with vibrant yellow flowers.
In gardens with restricted space or where conditions are especially difficult for agaves, try growing them in containers. Read Article
We love spider agave (Agave bracteosa) for its drought tolerance and striking architecture. A great choice for hot, dry climates and a fine container specimen elsewhere. Read Article
Watch a video about growing succulents as houseplants or outdoors. Read Article
Last weekend we celebrated my daughter’s second birthday. She has grown and developed so much. I cannot say the same for my four-year-old living stones (Lithops spp.), which I started from seed!