succulent cuttings

Of Succulent Wreaths and Cuttings

– Posted in: Succulents

I’m often asked to recommend sources of succulent cuttings for wreaths, topiaries and other projects. Unfortunately, most online sources sell cuttings for around $1/apiece, which means a wreath—not counting its moss-packed wire donut—may cost $100 to make. But pre-made wreaths available this time of year not only cost much less, they’re also a great source [...]

How to Fluff Your Succulents

– Posted in: Garden Adventures

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, [...]