Can Succulents Survive in the Rain? A Look at the Factors to Consider to Keep Your Babies From Natural Overwatering + 5 Ways to Improve Drainage

Can succulents survive outside in the rain

Succulents are a type of plant that is adapted to survive in environments with little moisture. However, when it comes to rain, the question of whether succulents can stay outside can be a bit more complex. In this blog post, we’ll take a closer look at the factors to consider when deciding whether to leave … Read more

Crassula and Sedum: A Comprehensive Comparison of These 2 Genera

Crassula vs sedum

It can be hard to tell them apart at first glance. In this blog post, we’ll go over the key differences between Crassula and Sedum, as well as provide tips on how to care for each type. What is Crassula? Crassula is a large genus of succulent plants that is native to South Africa. These … Read more

Graptoveria ‘Opalina’: A Comprehensive Guide

Graptoveria opalina fp

Graptoveria opalina, also known as the “Opal Plant,” is a popular succulent that is known for its unique, colorful leaves. These plants are relatively easy to care for and make a great addition to any indoor or outdoor garden. In this guide, we’ll cover the essentials of Graptoveria opalina care, including watering, sunlight, soil, fertilizing, … Read more

Repotting Succulents: The Best Time to Repot Your Plants and 3 Ways to Tell When It’s Time

Guide to repotting succulents

In this blog post, we’ll go over repotting succulents and how to know when it is time. Succulents are generally low maintenance plants that don’t need to be repotted often, but repotting succulents can help keep them healthy and thriving. How Do You Know When To Repot A Succulent? Quick Tip: Wait until the succulent … Read more

Rocks On Top of the Soil: Pros and Cons of Topdressing

Rocks on top of the soil

Is it necessary to put rocks on top of the soil in a succulent planter. While rocks can be a decorative addition to a succulent garden, they aren’t necessary for the health of the plants. You might like: How to Repot Succulents In general, succulents do not require rocks on top of the soil in … Read more

Comprehensive Guide to 5 Common Mistakes Beginners Make with Succulents

5 common mistakes beginners make with succulents

Did you know that succulents can survive in some of the most inhospitable environments on Earth? These hardy plants are often thought of as nearly indestructible, but they can be surprisingly sensitive to certain conditions. In this comprehensive guide, we’ll explore the five most common mistakes that beginners make when caring for their succulents. Mistake … 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