In the garden, succulent plants combine extremely well with other dry garden plants like those native to a mediterranean climate area like California, South Africa and Australia. Both the mild climate and gritty soil are extremely important for successful succulent gardening. But then, when that’s the climate that you live in, you’re already partly there! The range of interest and creative design options using succulents is endless, so take a look below at some of our past blog posts and videos, for inspiration and to learn more. We are constantly adding and updating, so check back often. Enjoy!
Types of Succulents
~ Types of Succulents: Basics for Mild Mediterranean Climate Garden Design
~ Planting Advice: 2 Important Tips for Success with Succulents in Dry Mediterranean Climate Gardens
~ Sedum ‘Autumn Joy’: Why Grow this Popular Border Stonecrop
~ Why Include Agave Plants in your Planting Plan?
~ 4 Important Things to Know About Agaves
Succulent Garden Design
~ A Visit to the Ruth Bancroft Gardens – Using Succulents in your Dry Northern California Garden
~ Review: Huntington Botanical Gardens
~ Road Trip: A Unique Modern Garden in Los Angeles
~ 7 Tips For Your Container Succulent Plantings
~ Spotlight on Succulent Buddha Dish Garden
~ Succulent Potting Mix Soil Recipe
~ Succulent Gift Giving – Making an Aeonium Posy
~ Video: Succulent Plant Pairing that Stinks!