Growing Succulents 101 – A Guide For Beginners

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These days, its hard to find any pinterest board or home decor inspiration blog and NOT see succulents featured in some way. Like this collection.

These hardy cactus-like plants have become trendy in a big way and can compliment any space or decor.

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Want to take advantage of this botanical trend but lacking a green thumb? No problem!

Succulents are surprisingly easy to care for and make a great plant for any skill level. Read on to get some DIY inspiration using succulents… Details via proflowers

One of the #1 questions asked when growing succulents is – “What soil should I use?

Answer: Any soil labeled for cactus or succulents will work. This one is a best seller along with the Espoma brand.

If you want more info on cactus potting soil read our detailed article here.

Check out this visual from Heiton Buckley

[Succulents Indoors] How To Care For Succulents In Your Home

Succulents are beautiful plants and are also great “go-to” plants for those who do not exactly have a green thumb.

This helpful article at succulentsandsunshine.com gives great instructions on how to care for your own home grown succulents.

Indoors… succulents require very little upkeep, however they still require sunlight and regular watering. The trick is to water them much less than other plants around your house. Six hours of sunlight should be enough for your beautiful succulents.

To learn more about this wonderful group of plant, visit this post.

 

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