Month: January 2016

Ten Rules I’ve Learned for Potted Succulents


After all my reading, I’ve been learning a lot about soil for succulents, and wanted to share what I’ve learned.  Most of this involves the soil, but there’s a bit about container choices as well. (more…)


Plant Fertilizer 101

The order I had placed recently for those tiny succulents came with instructions to fertilize the plants occasionally with a “5-10-10” fertilizer.  That got me thinking that it might be good to do a little bit of sharing of some of the information that I have been reading up on recently regarding plant fertilizers and what you can do with those numbers. (more…)