Tweet When it comes to keeping plants growing well I like to trim and cut a lot during the first month of growing to promote better bushier plants, plus more blooms.
Tweet About Nematanthus Goldfish Plant Propagation Cuttings Nematanthus – Goldfish plant The goldfish plant has to be in the category of one of my favorite plants. I have read there is over 30 species of the Nematanthus. I purchased around 6 cuttings awhile back not knowing anything about this plant, but I love the uniqueness […]
Tweet Transplanting Kalanchoe plantlets . Unique succulents that from little plants along the edges of their leaves. They are also called Mother of a Thousands. Once you have this succulent you will have plenty of plantlets to regrow new plants every year.
Tweet Dorotheanthus Mezoo Aptenia iceplant is a easy to grow succulent houseplant. They produce beautiful cherry red blossoms. Easy to propagate and make new plants. Beautifully variegated housplant or outdoor plant. More info about this plant here.
Tweet Echeveria Blue Rose New 2011 to my greenhouse will be this beautiful Echeveria Blue Rose succulent , looks perfect in this picture setting. Don’t you think? Stated to be one of the most popular echeverias on the market today. Featuring beautiful centered saucer like rosettes , and deep blue ovate leaves. Bloom time is […]
Tweet We are in January, but I am thinking Spring , never can be to early for us that love digging in the dirt. Each Spring of every year is more and more exciting in the horticulture industry. As I looked through the catalogs last fall I knew how excited people will be to see […]
Tweet Echeveria Pink Frills When it comes to succulents , can you really have enough of them? well I I have a true weakness for them, since I started collecting them a few years. What a beauty! I love the frilly edges which show a pink hue tone over blue foliage. Echeveria Pink Frills forms […]
Tweet Echeveria Perle von Nurnberg What a sweet succulent! Which means extra beautiful. Hoping to get some more photos soon, truly excited to have this added to my collection of succulents. When it comes to succulents color and textures, this one really stands out. Giving us such beauty as it grows and matures. I don’t […]
Tweet Aloe haworthioides- Miniature Aloe This is no doubt a beautiful mini succulent that I have come to love growing. When I look for succulents I look for unique patterns of textures and unusual forms of succulents. This one falls into those attributes. Miniature Aloe is very easy and slow growing , but produces offsets […]
Tweet Each new year brings on exciting and new beginnings in planning for the Spring growing season. Although I have planted a few herbs , lettuce and kale earlier, those were to keep my sanity in our winter months:) As planting outside is a few long months away, I will be planting soon indoors from […]
Tweet Agave Desmettiana Variegata is a easy care outdoor or indoor houseplant depending on where you live. I was always in awe over the Agave Plant. I’ve seen the Agave in books and magazine and honestly did not think I could grow them in our cold climate, but I was wrong. So 2 years ago […]
Tweet When I bought this Leopard Lily a few years ago it was stated to be a succulent , but honestly I don’t know that to be true. The leopard lily is drought tolerant, grows bulbs on the side of the parent bulbs and really is a ideal houseplant which propagation is very easy to […]
Tweet Planting this succulent combo was so much fun, so fun in fact I hope to do several more. When I look at my collection of succulents as a whole I knew I needed to do some potting in combinations. I am basically running out of room , so placing several in pots will help […]
Tweet Photo courtesy of Tony Avent of Plant Delights Nursery Manfreda Bloodspot Take a look at this beautiful succulent , honestly this has to be one of the best colors combinations in the succulent world. This plant is relatively new , introduction in 2008. . Bloodspot forms a symmetrical clump of thick blue leaves peppered with […]
Tweet Doreanthus ‘Mezoo’ Trailing Red Succulent. A unique low-growing plant that can used either alone or in mixed containers. Very controlled growth habit, it will form small red flowers when grown under high light and warm temperatures. It has excellent heat and drought tolerance in the landscape. This is a unique plant that reminds me […]
Tweet SENECIO macroglossus ‘Variegatus’ Variegated Jade Vine, Turtle Ivy, Natal Ivy This variety of Senecio has thick glossy leaves, twisting and climbing vines that can readh 8’ feet or more provided it is living in it’s native land. This Kenya native looks very similar to English Ivy, but it has a much more rubbery feel […]
Tweet SEDUM makinoi ‘Ogon’ Japanese Golden Woodland Sedum This wonderful semi-deciduous (the pessimistic version of semi-evergreen) groundcover to 18″ wide in 2 years, hails from the southern Japan provinces of Honshu, Kyushu, and Shikoku where it can be found in moist, shady, rocky areas…not your typical sedum habitat. Ogon sedum is a great choice and one […]
Tweet SEDUM lineare ‘Variegatum’ Narrow, succulent, silvery-gray foliage with creamy-white edge. Excellent selection for troughs or trailing in containers. Each 1′ long stem is adorned with 1″ long, narrow leaves, green with contrasting white edges. this sedum rarely if ever produces flowers, which would be in short panicles of yellow. When grown in shade the growth […]
Tweet PORTULACARIA afra ‘Variegata’ Jade Plant Variegated Elephant Bush, Miniature Jade Almost foolproof and beautiful, indoor bonsai. Easily trained, succulent shrub can be kept happy for years in a sunny window. Sprawling, very slow growing succulent with attractive reddish-brown stems and a variegated cream and green ¾ inch leaves. A very easy to grow succulent […]
Tweet LAMPRANTHUS blandus ‘Pink Vygle’ Pink Vygle is a succulent, perennial shrub native to the Cape Province of South Africa. Produces masses of pale pink blooms which dance above mint-green foliage. Slow growing succulent. The species is a free bloomer, if given lots of sun and heat in the summer. The plant can literally […]