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Posted November 26, 2013

Plant Health and Cultivation of Spiral Aloe

Submitted by: Alan C Beverly Fall 2013 spiralaloe@yahoo.com www.ecotree.net I’ve long been aware of the narrow range of environmental conditions A.p. . accepts. Few plant species have evolved with such… read more

Posted March 1, 2013

At Succulent Gardens, We Bring You The World

The Globe, Succulent Gardens Make the World Go Round designed, planted and grown by Robin Stockwell and the Succulent Gardens crew in collaboration with Weston Cook and the San Francisco… read more

Posted July 24, 2012

Floral Bouquets with Succulent Foliage and Flowers: Bouquets that grow into beautiful plants

While incorporating succulents into bouquets might be trendy now, this tradition has a long history. I was recently invited to participate in a jointly sponsored program of the Garden Conservancy… read more

Posted May 30, 2012

Succulent Care: A Slightly Different Point of View

Talking with people about succulent care or observing succulent care "in the wild" has clearly demonstrated to me some of the confusion that exists throughout the world of horticulture with… read more

Posted September 11, 2011

Vertical Gardening Panels for Succulents

My interest in gardening vertically began in the late 1970’s, when I created a redwood box for hanging on a wall once planted with succulents. I called this a living… read more

Posted June 9, 2011

Summer Care for Succulents

Summer as arrived! Right after Sunset Celebration I took a short trip to San Jose del Cabo, at a surf break called the Rock. We arrived on a Sunday afternoon,… read more

Posted April 28, 2011

Aloe Polyphylla: Seedling or Tissue Culture?

There is a fair amount of information out there on this very special plant, sometimes referred to as Drakensburg Aloe (or more commonly Spiral Aloe) so I won’t go into… read more

Posted February 12, 2011

Vertical Gardening with Succulent Plants

By Robin Stockwell In order to garden successfully with plants growing on a wall, it is important to recognize the difference from traditional gardening. I never thought about gardening on… read more