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    formula for succulent soil: 3 parts potting soil to 2 parts sand, and about 1/2 part perlite. #garden #plant

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    Get Busy Gardening!: Succulents As Houseplants

  • JohnPaul Doerr

    Gasteria pilansii Clump-forming. Strap-like deep green leaves mottled with white in transverse bands, white margins. Winter-grower. To 20cm high by 40cm wide. Orange / yellow flowers in spring. (Africa). Part sun/light shade.

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Caring for Succulents remember the formula for succulent soil: 3 parts potting soil to 2 parts sand, and about 1/2 part perlite.

Make Your Own Succulent Potting Soil - Get Busy Gardening

Succulents and cactus plants need fast draining soil in order to survive and grow their best. It's easy to make your own succulent potting soil, and cheaper than buying the commercial stuff. Here's my recipe and detailed instructions for DIY succulent potting soil! |

Atelier Stella. little succulent pot by Stella Baggott How could I incorporate plants into pinch pots with my 1st graders like this idea?

Pots with succulents at entry stairs from street by David Feix Landscape Design, via Flickr, so gorgeous

These don't have to be 'all singing/all dancing' sometimes a focal point can just be something simple like here where these stone steps have been used to display some matching pots of Echeveria. The important thing is to create beautiful pictures within your garden.

How to care for string of pearls plant - Soil Type: Mix equal parts general purpose potting soil and coarse sand with a good dusting of bone meal and limestone (couple of eggshells). Always use a pot with a hole. Watering: Drench the soil and let it become barely moist between waterings. Remember to reduce watering during the winter or dormant season. If you use rainwater, be careful as it could be acidic. Use warm water.

Want this in my office! Succulents are both heat and drought tolerant. Stack your pots. Fill glazed pots with a mixture of 3 parts moistened potting soil and 1 part sand (or use Cactus mix). Put the small pot inside the larger one, leaving room toward the front. Plant succulents shoulder to shoulder. "Water only when the soil is dry to the touch, but don't mistake low water for no water,"

Spice containers from Anthro used as mini pots. #succulents #house plants more of these

I want to grow plants meant for my climate - way more eco-friendly than trying to make pansies thrive in the desert! Cool Ideas!

Keep it simple and make a statement outdoors. Layer pots planted with single plants in various hues and textures

From the apiece apart blog. I heard about this from Dina Bina. So many beautiful and inspiring things.