Posted on March 01 2017
Drought tolerant plants are here to stay. Whether you are a gardening beginner or an avid plant collector, succulents add a fresh, innovative perspective to everyday gardening. We have compiled a few of our favorite reasons why we love succulents and you should too! 1. Succulents are low-maintenance Little water and care are needed to help your succulent thrive. With ample light, airflow, and adequate drainage, your plants are set up for success. 2. There are no visual boundaries Succulents and cacti come in a variety of shapes, sizes, colors, and textures. It is easy to find a plant that will fit any style. Whether they stand-alone or are placed in combinations with other plants, they create a long-lasting statement in your space. 3. The magic of making new succulents from current ones Propagation allows you to take leaf and stem cuttings from the succulents you own and create new plants. This takes some trial and error, and patience, but it is magic to watch these babies grow. 4. Succulents are eco-friendly In times of drought and with a more conscious view of water conservation, succulents are an efficient gardening option. Succulents do not require a lot of water. In fact, too much water can cause more issues than less. Think of the money you will save your water bill. 5. Plant them to your desire Succulents can be planted in just about anywhere. Planting them in a garden? No problem. A wreath? Why not! Your shoes? You bet. The versatility of these plants are amazing, especially when used creativity. The world of succulents is your oyster. What are you waiting for? Start your succulent collection today.