Monthly Archives: October 1999

5 Tips for Growing Succulents

5 Tips for Growing Succulents

As you well know, I’m addicted to succulents. It’s true, and really, it’s an addiction. So while I’ve been here in Boston I’ve been thinking about what I want to do with my succulents when I get home. I really want to do a bunch of experiments with propagating, watering, containers, soil and fertilizers and… Continue Reading

Propagating Succulents from Leaves in an Altoid Tin

Propagating Succulents from Leaves in an Altoid Tin

I mentioned about a month ago that I was propagating succulents in altoid tins while I was in Boston. This has actually worked out really well! The only plants that haven’t survived were the Kalanchoe Daigrmontiana but I think that is because I haven’t been watering them as much as I probably should. Continue Reading

Another Way Succulents Propagate

Another Way Succulents Propagate

One thing that has started to happen with my succulents is they are starting to get little rosettes growing on the trunk. This i a great way to get new plants. You can wait until they get to a decent size (really however big you want), cut them from the trunk, let them dry for… Continue Reading

An Update on the Rest of the Succulents

An Update on the Rest of the Succulents

The rest of the photos I took while in Utah are of the rest of my potted succulents. They are also happy and healthy and loving all the sunshine. I love seeing how much everything has grown! They seem to grow so slowly, yet after a month of not seeing them I can really tell… Continue Reading

Succulent Living Frame Update

Succulent Living Frame Update

I keep meaning to post an update on my succulent living frame to let you know what I’ve done with it but haven’t until now. Some good things and some not so good things have happened with it, so here is the story.  Continue Reading

Succulent Leaf Cuttings Mini Update

Succulent Leaf Cuttings Mini Update

So, a long long time ago I posted some photos of my succulent leaf cuttings and how much they had grown. They continue to get bigger and bigger. It really is amazing what these little plants can do! I went to my sister-in-law’s house last week where they have found a happy home while I’m… Continue Reading

Succulent Neglect Project Update

Succulent Neglect Project Update

If you remember, before I went to Boston I purchased a couple succulents and started the Succulent Neglect Project. I wanted to test them to see how much neglect these succulents and leaf cuttings could stand, at least to some extent. Well, last week I went back to Utah for work and checked up on… Continue Reading

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