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How to make succulent potting soil: 1 part coarse sand, peat moss, and potting soil, plus 1/2 part bone meal.

##Parker’s Perfect Potting Mix## When planting his containers, Barry Parker buys bags of commercial cactus soil, which usually contains finely milled peat and sand. To this, he adds a product called Turfis, used by bonsai experts to aerate the soil, but says fine gravel works equally well. Mix the cactus soil and gravel in equal proportions and, voilà, the ideal planting medium. This is another variation of the soil mix advocated by TAPLA on the Garden Web Houseplants forum

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.

ROOTING SUCCULENTS - cleanly pull/break leaf from plant making sure whole leaf is in tact. Allow to dry out & end to scab over. Place leaf on top of soil. (if you bury the cut end in soil, it will only roots from that end. If you lay on top of soil, it will grow both roots & form new plant) Water when soil becomes dry. Roots and new plants should start to grow with in a couple of weeks.

Spiral Grass (Moraea tortilis) is found in Namaqualand, Southern Africa, growing in a well drained soil with some water and lots of sun. The flowers are white to blue with yellow spots. *Full Sun *Medium water *Grows from seeds/bulbs

Succulent Arrangement...make a domed shape with moss and soil for the base so that it allows the height?

ROOTING SUCCULENTS cleanly pullbreak leaf from plant making sure whole leaf is in tact. Allow to dry out & end to scab over. Place leaf on top of soil. (if you bury the cut end in soil, it will only root from that end. If you lay on top of soil, it will grow both roots & form new plant) Water when soil becomes dry. Roots and new plants should start to grow with in a couple of weeks.

Pinecones in the bottom of your pots for drainage - and less soil needed, plus they're more lightweight to move around

Succulent terrariums. Be sure to use cactus soil or even that mixed with sand for good drainage.

Regrow a succulent from a leaf by simply laying leaf on top of soil

Beautiful DIY Succulent Terrariums - Super easy ! Just layer succulent potting soil, rocks, and cactus. Love this !

Succulents planter... 2 metal baskets with coco liners.... fill with soil & wire together in middle.... plant succulents