potted succulents

Bling for Pots: Crushed Glass

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Leave it to LA. Designers in that city are using crushed glass to snazz potted plants. The glass, tumbled so the edges are smooth (it's often from recycled bottles) lends a splash of glamor.Landscape designer Laura Morton married a pink-edged phormium with an Italian terracotta pot, using a topdressing of peachy-pink glass that also draws [...]

How to Fluff Your Succulents

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In 5 minutes, you can transform an overgrown succulent bowl like this... into a tidy composition like this, using the same plants! Here's how: (1) Cut off the tips (about 4") of the leggy Graptosedum 'California Sunset' stems. Set cuttings aside. (2) Pull the Echeveria 'Afterglow' (the big rosette) out of the bowl, root ball and all, [...]