Designing with Succulents

Stunning Succulent Arrangements

– Posted in: Succulents

I have wonderful news! I’m very pleased to announce my in-depth online class: Stunning Succulent Arrangements. ¬†It’s available through Craftsy, a Denver-based company that offers a fresh, high-quality approach to online learning. Craftsy¬†began in 2011, and their success has been phenomenal, doubtless due to their dedication to quality. Craftsy spends upward of $15,000 to develop [...]

Spring Succulent Care (and News)

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My seasonal e-newsletter is different from what I post here on GGW (for the most part). I thought you might enjoy some excerpts from the latest. Spring Succulent Care Checklist Above: Aeonium cutting, showing leaf nodes that resemble potato eyes. From this meristem tissue, roots will grow. Now is when most types of succulents awaken [...]

My Succulents Model for Manju

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Born and raised in India and now living in San Diego, my friend Manju Raj combines a love of the ornate and colorful with an appreciation of the colors and symmetry of succulents. Recently Manju began making succulent-inspired jewelry. I knew GGW’s readers would enjoy seeing out-of-the-ordinary, garden-inspired earrings and pendants, so I posed a [...]

Succulent Plant-Pot Pairings

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What comes first for you, the plant or the pot? For me it’s usually the pot. When a friend presents me with a special pot, it’s a given that I’ll plant it with succulents. But I don’t always know what will look good in it. So I ask the pot what it wants. I take [...]

Succulent Books and Bouquet Giveaway

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Did you miss the chance to win? It’s not too late! There’s another drawing going on over at my publisher’s website, now through Friday, June 7. All you have to do to enter to win a copy of Succulents Simplified is say “hello” in the comments!   Announcing the winners! It was really difficult to [...]