Understanding Mushrooms in Succulent and Cactus Pots

Mushrooms in your succulents

Mushrooms can sometimes make an unexpected appearance in your succulent and cactus pots, but this occurrence is not to be taken lightly. The presence of mushrooms in your pots is a clear indication that the soil conditions are overly moist, which can have detrimental effects on the health of your plants. In this article, we … Read more

Cinnamon: A Natural Antifungal Treatment for Succulent Cuttings

Feature cinnamon on succulent cuttings

In the realm of succulent care, an unexpected yet highly effective ally emerges – cinnamon. While renowned for its culinary uses, this aromatic spice harbors remarkable antifungal and antibacterial properties. In this guide, we will explore how to harness the power of cinnamon to safeguard and nurture succulent cuttings, ensuring their health and resilience throughout … Read more

Black Sooty Mold: 9 Effective Ways to Treat it on Succulents

Black sooty mold on succulents

If you have noticed a black, sooty substance on your succulent plants, it is likely that they have been affected by a fungus called sooty mold. This fungus typically appears as a black, powdery or sticky substance on the leaves and stems of succulent plants, hindering their growth and affecting their overall appearance. Fortunately, there … Read more

5 Interesting Facts About Bird’s Nest Fungus in Succulent Soil

Bird's nest fungus

Bird’s nest fungus, also known as Nidulariaceae, is a unique type of fungus commonly found in succulent soil. While its appearance may seem alarming, it is actually a beneficial organism that can contribute to the health of your succulent plants. I completely FREAKED out when I found this in one of my pots. I wouldn’t … Read more