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All About Succulents

Succulents are some of the most popular plants due to their ability to thrive with low maintenance – they store water in their leaves, stems, or roots. Since there’s so many different varieties, they also make for an awesome display.  This large plant species includes well-known varieties such as aloe and cacti, as well as some that are very much unknown. If you’re looking for a houseplant with minimal effort, succulents are the way to go! Here’s a few basic, general guidelines for growing top-notch succulents.

All about succulents

Why succulents?

  • Able to survive dry conditions
  • Perfect indoor companion


  • Bright, natural light preferred
  • Signs of overexposure: brown or white leaves


  • Allow soil to dry between waterings
  • Don’t overwater – overwatered plants are soft and discolored
  • Underwatered plants will stop growing and begin to shed leaves.


  • Daytime: Between 70ºF and 85ºF
  • Nighttime: Between 50ºF and 55ºF


  • Should be fast-draining





Succulent display

All about succulents.

Perfect plant.

Once you’ve found your perfect foliage, give it a bold, beautiful home with this simple copper-dipped planter DIY.

Have you tried growing succulents? If so, what tips do you have?

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    I had two and my mom was holding my nephew and he knocked it out the window. It held on for a while after that but eventually died…

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      Oh gosh, I’m so sorry to hear that Christy! It always breaks my heart a little when one of my plant babes doesn’t pull through. They’re in a better place. <3

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