Growing Succulents at Home

Although there probably is no such thing as a “bulletproof” plant, succulents come awfully close! Succulents (which include cacti) come in a unique variety of size shape, color, and texture. Some have plump, smooth surfaces, while others have surfaces that…
Creating a cactus garden

I’ve always liked cactus plants, and it was in fact, the first plant that I grew when I was young (a small barrel cactus). So the sight of cacti brings back fond memories to me, despite their thorny side. Cactus…
A primer on aloes

A little background on aloes The aloes are a genus of flowering succulents in the Liliaceae group, numbering about 400 species in all. They are native to the African continent, and also the outliers such as Madacascar. They have leaves…