Are you one of those people who hangs his head in shame whenever we tout succulents as the easiest plants to grow? You’re not alone, trust me. Succulents, plants adapted to survive long periods with very little water, play by their own rule book. Here are some tips to help you keep your babies alive.
- Give them breathing room. While there are a few succulent types that do well indoors, the vast majority of these plants hail from warm, arid climates and depend on good air circulation to breathe.
- Provide some shade. Despite widespread belief, most succulents do not thrive if blasted with the hottest temps and the fullest sun exposure. While they appreciate a lot of light, most succulents need sun protection, especially if the temperature is high or the plants are small. Head over to westphoria.sunset.com to read the rest of the ideas.