succulent cuttings

Of Succulent Wreaths and Cuttings

– Posted in: Succulents

I'm often asked to recommend sources of succulent cuttings for wreaths, topiaries and other projects. Unfortunately, most online sources sell cuttings for around $1/apiece, which means a wreath---not counting its moss-packed wire donut---may cost $100 to make. But pre-made wreaths available this time of year not only cost much less, they're also a great source [...]

How to Fluff Your Succulents

– Posted in: Garden Adventures

In 5 minutes, you can transform an overgrown succulent bowl like this... into a tidy composition like this, using the same plants! Here's how: (1) Cut off the tips (about 4") of the leggy Graptosedum 'California Sunset' stems. Set cuttings aside. (2) Pull the Echeveria 'Afterglow' (the big rosette) out of the bowl, root ball and all, [...]