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Monthly Archives: May 2019

How To Plant Baby Rubber Plant (Peperomia Obtusifolia) Cuttings

The Baby Rubber Plant, or Peperomia obtusifolia, is an easy care houseplant which thrive even here in the hot, dry Sonoran Desert. I usually give away all the plants I've grown from cuttings but not this time. I'm keeping this propagated plant and it's already gracing a table in the guest room. Here's how to plant Baby Rubber Plant cuttings... Read more

How Much Sun Do Succulents Need?

I love succulents just as much as the next plant obsessed person. They're fascinating, colorful, easy to care for, and have reigned high on the popularity charts for many years now. Are you new to the wonderful world of succulent gardening? Have you ever wondered how much sun do succulents need? 

Here's the answer in short: it depends.

Peace Lily Care (Spathiphyllum) & Growing Tips

Peace Lilies are one of the most popular houseplants and have been so for years and years now. We love their dark green, glossy foliage but most of all the long-lasting white flowers rise above. I've done lots of posts and videos on houseplants but can't believe this one hasn't made it to... Read more

Houseplant Repotting: Christmas Cactus (Thanksgiving, Holiday)

Christmas Cactus, although lovely when blooming, are not only for the holidays. They're attractive, long-lasting succulent houseplants. I love the foliage and the weeping form they grow into over time. The soil mine was planted in was pulling away from the sides of the grow pot and just looked old.

This is all about repotting Christmas Cactus including how and when to do... Read more

Bougainvillea After A Hard Freeze, Part 1

I live in Tucson Arizona, which is USDA hardiness zone 9b and this past winter was cold (for us anyway!). A few nights dipped into the mid to upper 20's and most of the bougies in town got hit. I'm sharing what I'm in the process of learning about what happens to bougainvillea after a... Read more