Guide to Succulents - Succulents are the perfect plant -- exotically shaped and so easy to care for! Here are important facts about succulents and how to grow succulents in your garden or on your patio, including tips on succulent soil and watering succulents.
Succulent Centerpieces - - Great inspirational photos by Debra Lee Baldwin - - Including these tips: The ideal Thanksgiving centerpiece… Is low so guests can see over it. - Is festive, in keeping with the holiday. - Has colors that convey autumn. - Looks good with your decor and china. - Doesn’t take up too much table space. - Is simple to assemble and can be done days ahead. - Is in a pretty container. - Is a conversation piece.
Planting Succulents - If your crevice is sited in a warm, dry, sunny location, succulents such as these Echeverias may be a beautiful and logical choice. - Succulents are unmatched for their variety of colors, shapes and textures. The fact that a sunny wall absorbs and radiates heat makes it a microclimate well suited for many of them. - Be sure to pay attention to the cold hardiness on nursery plant tags, as some of the more commonly sold succulents are not suitable for colder climates.