Summertime and the livin’ is easy, especially for your succulents! Since most are native to dry, desert climates, summer is their favorite time of year! Whether you’re looking to create the perfect outdoor succulent planter, or simply moving your potted babes to the porch outside, check out these tips before making the transition from indoor to outdoor plant.
Those tiny white cotton-looking bugs on your succulent are mealybugs, and they’re nasty. Learn how to identify, remove, and prevent an infestation.
Succulents make for enviable desk decor, it’s just facts. Not only are these bbs colorful and cute additions to your office, they make the perfect sidekicks by…
· Cleansing the air by removing VOCs
· Preventing the spread of colds and flus
· Increasing productivity and attentiveness (For more info on that, click here )
There’s just one catch…
We’ve said it a hundred times before, and we’ll say it a hundred more: baby succulents need bright, indirect sunlight to thrive. But what does that mean, exactly? And how the heck do you pick the best spot in your house for your succulents? What if they burn?! Or stretch?! OR DIE?! If you’ve been panicking about making sure your succulents get the perfect amount of sunlight, you’re in the right place! Here’s the scoop:
We’re in the land of the misfit succulents! The mangled, the ugly, the awkward, the discolored, the rootless, the callused, the mushy… we’re keeping the faith for ALL of ’em. Gather your weirdo succulents you keep giving that concerned look to, and listen up!
Sometimes your cat knocks your plants off the windowsill while staring into your eyes. Sometimes your postal worker dropkicks your Succulent Studios subscription box onto your stoop. And sometimes you have a super happy, healthy succulent with a few branches on it, and you want to make more of it! No matter the reason for your succulent not having roots (whether an in injury or intentional snip snip), the truth is this: succulents are just as alive with or without roots. In alive, in fact, that succulents without roots have a name: a succulent cutting. Here’s how to take your lil cutting and make sure it grows into a thriving, mature succulent!
Whether your succulent box sat outside in freezing temps until you got home from work, or you woke up to find your porch succulents in a snow globe situation, it’s definitely possible to save frostbitten succulents! If the entire succulent is brown, limp, and mushy… you may want to plan its funeral. BUT, if there are still some healthy leaves, or even parts of healthy leaves with frostbitten tips, there’s hope!
Many of you have been doing an amazing job propagating your succulent leaves but aren’t sure what the next step is. We get a ton of questions about what to do after new roots and rosettes grow. We’re here to help! (If you aren’t sure how to propagate your succulent leaves to create more baby succulents,… Continue reading Planting Succulent Leaf Propagations
For succulent newbies, it can be difficult to get a good read on the health of your plant. Here are our top ‘red flags’ that something is off, along with a few common indications of health and new growth! If anything seems out of the ordinary for your plant babes, read on!
Every once in a great while, the sheer joy of opening your Succulent Studios subscription box may be suddenly replaced with the sheer terror of seeing your new plants in a sad, broken state. When this happens, do not hesitate in reaching out to us so we can make good on our 100% satisfaction guarantee. But as for your busted succulents, don’t lose hope! Here’s how to fix ’em.
You may receive a succulent and notice there’s a little more than just dirt in that soil! The green, foamy looking substance is called grow block!
Did you know that succulents hibernate? While they don’t crawl into a cave for months at a time, your desert plants will either slow or stop their growing and require little to no water at all. Here’s how best to care for your succulents during the shorter days and colder months!
“Succulents are so easy, you barely have to water them!” While we’d be the first to tell you how low maintenance succulents are, these desert plants still need water – in moderation, of course! Read on for our Do’s and Don’t’s on watering!
Discover Which Succulents to Avoid if You Have a Dog or Cat Each month, we send two unique succulents to all our amazing subscribers, many of whom are also pet owners. Being both a plant and pet parent is a huge responsibility, and we want to help make sure your pets are safe and happy.… Continue reading Are Succulents Poisonous to Pets?
Sometimes our pets make it downright impossible to balance pet parenthood with plant parenthood, but we’re not about to throw in the towel and sacrifice our succulents! We asked our subscribers for ways of keeping their furry friends away from their succulents, and boy did we get some amazing advice! 5 Tips for Keeping Pets… Continue reading 5 Tried and True Tricks to Keep Cats and Dogs Away From Your Succulents
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Hide yo kids, hide yo pets! Okay, not really. Definitely hide plants, not your child or pet! We get a lot of questions from folks asking about whether or not our succulents are poisonous to their pets. The succulents we grow and ship are usually not poisonous to pets or humans, but we do suggest keeping… Continue reading 5 Common Houseplants Toxic to Children and Pets