Can I grow cacti and succulents in a terrarium?
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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!
Here’s a great way to suggest a water feature in your yard or garden without actually putting one in. Read Article
What do you recommend as a good plant to use as topiary in a container? Read Article
Virtues: Very drought tolerant. Large spring flowers. Attracts butterflies and moths. Common name: Soapweed Botanical name: Yucca glauca Flowers: Multiple creamy white or slightly green bell-shaped flowers appear on tall (foot) stalks in late spring. Foliage: Narrow, spiky, to 30 … Read Article