Tag : succulents

Choosing an Office Plant

Choosing an Office Plant

A few things happened that inspired me to write this post. The first occurred when I shared a post on my Facebook page and someone commented about the fact that most of the pictures of plants in interiors today are staged. They also pointed out that most of the plants

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Succulent Walls and Whimsy at Cultivate 15′

Succulent Walls and Whimsy at Cultivate 15′

I attended a garden center industry trade show in Columbus and I was amazed at the amount of succulents used at the show. Every year their are more and more. We are crazy for succulents! These walls have echeveria, graptopetalum, crassulas, kalanchoes, senecio, aoenium, and aloes. I just love all

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Plant it Right

Plant it Right

I saw this little Haworthia in this orange container and it was a definite must have for me. I bought it up north in Mt. Pleasant while visiting my Mom. I forgot it on her refrigerator and left it there about a month. I recently brought it home and decided

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Cactus and Succulent Sabotage

Cactus and Succulent Sabotage

Everytime I see succulents like these, I cringe. They are an abomination in the houseplant world.      Why do we need to paint living, photosynthesizing things?!     And, Kosmic Kactus?! Really?! Hey, plant company- these are succulents- NOT cactus!   Attractive bicolor effect….? Waterproof, non-toxic paint. Non-toxic to whom?! Not

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A Kid in a Candy Store

A Kid in a Candy Store

Blooming succulent On Sunday, I went on a field trip with the cactus and succulent society to a greenhouse that grows mainly succulents. When I first walked in, it was so nice and warm and spring like. After a couple of hours, it was SUMMER! I forgot what is what

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