Succulent Design: Hanging Pots and Bold Boulders

– Posted in: Succulents

My latest YouTube releases illustrate the wide range of possibilities inherent in designing with succulents. In Pairing Succulents with Hanging Pots, you’ll meet Alicia Iraclides of Potted Arts in Fallbrook, CA. I select and plant several of her pots and explain why they’re a perfect match for succulents. (Hint: Those copper hooks! Those glazes! The carved details!) In Sharon’s Sun and Shadow Succulent Garden, I ditch a[...]

Aloe vera: Not the Only Medicinal Aloe

– Posted in: Succulents

Aloe vera is not the only medicinal aloe, but not all aloes have medicinal properties. In fact, some are poisonous. Duke Benadom of the Los Angeles Cactus & Succulent Society and author of Superb Succulents researched and compiled this list of medicinal aloes (in blue) and poisonous aloes (in red) ~ Benadom notes, “It’s important for the[...]