Succulent Care Made Easy

Have you ever seen a succulent and thought to yourself, “How the heck do I care for that?” If so, this blog is for you. Succulents are plants that have thick leaves or stems filled with water-storing cells which allow them to survive in low-water environments. They also come in a variety of colors and shapes!

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Succulent Care Guide

1. Water

Never water your succulents until you read this!

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2. Light

Stop guessing – Learn the ideal light conditions for your succulents

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3. Soil

Learn to make the perfect soil for your succulents

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4. Fertilizer

Fertilizing succulents – Less is more. Find out how much is enough

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5. Propagation

Get more succulents for free! Master the art of propagation

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Identify Your Plant

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Common Succulent Troubles

white fuzz on succulents

White Fuzz

Find out what these cottony stuff are and how to remove them

succulent leaves turning black

Black Leaves

There are 4 main causes for succulent leaves turning black

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Brown Spots

The appearance of brown spots in a succulent is certainly a cause for concern

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Splitting Leaves

For the most part, the splitting of succulent leaves is a result of excessive care

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Dropping Leaves

These 7 care mistakes can cause succulents to shed their leaves

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Root Rot

Learn how to detect root rot in your succulents before things get out of hand

succulent leaves turning yellow and soft

Yellowing Leaves

If your succulent leaves are yellowing, what you do next is vital

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Aerial Roots

Why succulents grow aerial roots and if you should cut them

etiolated succulent

Etiolation / Stretching

Why succulents stretch out and what you can do about it

Resources & Buying Guides

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LED Grow Lights

Grow lights are almost a necessity for indoor succulents

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Succulent Soil

These 6 are by far the best soils for succulents in pots



Not all succulent fertilizers are equal – Find the best ones

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Cactus Gloves

We’ve compiled a list of some of the toughest gloves on the market

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Check out the different types of pots with drainage holes for your succulents