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How To Create A Succulent Bowl

How To Create A Succulent Bowl

No more hours spent feeding or watering all summer long with traditional gardens --- make the switch to fun, low-maintenance succulents and do more with less. Succulents are capable

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How to Lend Your Succulents Some Succour: Removing Pests

How to Lend Your Succulents Some Succour: Removing Pests

Actually, killing succulents and cacti is a whole lot easier than you think. Thankfully, so is keeping them alive. When’s the last time you walked into a supermarket without spotting a shelf full to the brim with glitter-covered succulents? Not since 2013, that’s when. It’s safe to say that the millennial appetite for edgy, architectural green houseplants is unlikely to be sated --- at least in this decade. We’re afflicted by succulent insanity for which it seems the only cure is, well, buying more succulents. But maybe we’d buy less if we didn’t keep killing them because of the pervasive...

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Propagating Succulents: Everything you need to know to help your plants take root

As anyone that’s ever owned a succulent will tell you, propagating them is hardly rocket science, though of course, everyone can expect to struggle a little their first time around! The best time to take cuttings is summer, but that’s more of a suggestion than it is a hard-fast rule and you can have a lot of success with cuttings a little later along, too. Plus, if life gives you unexpected succulent plants to propagate, or the bottom of your plant falls prey to root rot, then emergency cuttings are the best and often the only way to save it. Your...

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Winter Care for Succulents in Australia

Succulents are a great addition to any place. They require little but specific care. Here are some winter care instructions for succulents in Australia. Aeoniums, sedums, agaves and sempervivums! Succulents are a popular choice of plants to grow in Australia, owing to their hardiness, exquisite beauty, and ability to propagate easily. Caring for your succulents in Australia depends on where you are located on this massive continent which dictates how cold winter will get for your succulents. The diverse Australian climate can range from tropical, subtropical, temperate, desert dry to freezing cold in winter (based on latitudinal position). However, there...

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How to Grow Succulents & Cacti in Pots

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Planning to start your own home garden in Australia? Then surely you will be looking for plants that can thrive in the country’s intense heat, full sun, and lack of water. Luckily, succulents and cacti are drought tolerant and have a huge range to choose from. Most species of these plant are extremely hardy and require little maintenance. They can be grown in garden beds or in pots, indoors or out. They look great and creating your own collection full of colour and texture is easier than you think. Here are some useful tips you can follow to grow your own...

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