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Succulent & Cactus Soil Mix For Pots: A Recipe To Make Your Own

Succulents & cacti are fun & fascinating to grow indoors & out. Here's a recipe to make your own mix suitable for growing your succulents & cacti in pots.

Do you plant succulents and cacti on the regular like me? Have you ever wanted to make you own mix? I always have some kind of potting project going on and keep a variety of ingredients on hand. I’d like to share this recipe for succulent and cactus soil mix so you can make your… Read more

Houseplant Repotting: Arrowhead Plant (Syngonium Podophyllum)

Arrowhead Plants (Syngoniums, Nephthytis) are popular houseplants. The leaf variegations they come in are all gorgeous. This is all about repotting an Arrowhead Plant plus the best soil mix to use.

The Arrowhead Plant is aptly named because it has arrowhead shaped leaves. I think the variety that I have is Bold Allusion, whose lovely light green leaves which are veined with pink. It came unlabeled so it could be Cream Illusion or Exotic Illusion. Either way, it was getting tight in its pot so a… Read more

Pruning & Propagating A Baby Rubber Plant (Peperomia Obtusifolia)

Peperomia obtusifolia makes an excellent & easy care houseplant. What's not to love about that glossy green, succulent foliage! Here's how to prune & propagate the Baby Rubber Plant.

Time to take action – this is all about pruning & propagating my Peperomia obtusifolia aka Baby Rubber Plant. Peperomias, which are available to you in a wide range of variegations and leaf shapes and sizes, make excellent and easy care houseplants. Most of them have glossy foliage; so why wouldn’t we want more of… Read more

How To Make An Indoor Cactus Garden

Cacti are all the rage these days. They're interesting & require very little if any care. Here are the materials needed & the steps to take to making an indoor cactus garden.

Roses and orchids are extremely popular but right up there with them is the cactus. These spiny bizarre plants are just plain cool and ideal for people who travel and/or who want a more modern, edgy look. You see them everywhere – in photos, on tee shirts, mugs, clothing as well as in candle form…. Read more

Celebrate Spring the Perfect Way: Right In Your Garden!

The spring equinox is finally here. That means shopping for new plants, pruning, clean up, repotting and decorating. Here are some ideas that gardeners like you creatively celebrate this wonderful season.

The spring equinox is finally here! That means new plants, pruning and repotting. Here are some ideas that gardeners like you can celebrate spring.