Category : Succulents & Cacti

20 of our favourite types of succulents with pictures

20 of our favourite types of succulents with pictures

Succulents are taking over all manner of gardens, or indoors and out. Succulents thrive in dry climates like Central America and Africa where there is very little humidity. They do

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How to propagate alpines by dividing, from seed and by taking cuttings

How to propagate alpines by dividing, from seed and by taking cuttings

There are 3 ways you can propagate alpines successfully. The three methods used are incredibly similar to the method you would use for most other plants whether taking cutting or

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Growing and caring for alpine rockery plants successfully

Growing and caring for alpine rockery plants successfully

Alpine Rockery plants originate from high altitude climates, above the treeline where they have access to ample sun, but also a lot of exposure to cold, winter weather. That is

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How to create and build an alpine rockery garden

How to create and build an alpine rockery garden

If you are looking to create and build an alpine rockery garden, it’s all about getting the right rocks and stones to offset the alpines to your advantage and most

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10 best alpine rockery plants that are easy to grow for planting a rockery

10 best alpine rockery plants that are easy to grow for planting a rockery

Alpines are quite popular plants especially for rockeries in the UK because of their ability to cope with cold winters. They might be able to face cold temperatures, but the

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Growing rockery plants from seed

Growing rockery plants from seed

Growing from seed isn’t significantly different than growing from cuttings, but there are some key steps for ensuring your propagation goes well. There are over 2,000 types of rockery plants

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Caring for succulents indoors

Caring for succulents indoors

Succulents refer to a category of thousands of plants and they make for great household plants because they adapt easily to the conditions of your home and in many cases

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How to grow succulents in pots and containers

How to grow succulents in pots and containers

Succulents are outstanding container-grown plants. With their fleshy leaves, tolerance for drought, and an endless array of shapes/colours they offer something for everyone. What’s more, many succulents thrive indoors in

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How to grow succulents – the beginner’s guide

How to grow succulents – the beginner’s guide

Succulents offer a unique addition to any garden or home with fleshy, bright green leaves and a unique texture that no other plant affords. That said there are literally thousands

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Best succulents for beginners – Our top 8 picks for those new to growing succulents

Best succulents for beginners – Our top 8 picks for those new to growing succulents

Whether you are looking for the best succulent for yourself or you are trying to get a gift for a beginner gardener, it’s always great to choose an easy plant,

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