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A little over a year ago, I got interested in succulents so thought I would start a garden just for them.  Finding ideal containers, using rocks and other props, such as a squirrel skull, and a watering can, makes it more interesting, I think.  The plants themselves are quite beautiful, and it's fun to group them in pleasing arrangements. Be on the lookout at garage sales and in thrift shops for interesting containers that can be used as planters. It should be easy to trade with gardening friends to build up your collection, but all gardening sources now have a wide variety of succulents available. 
AmyInNH6 months ago
ccrowe11 year ago
I just just became interested in succulents and have some new ones that I need to plant. What kind of planting medium do they prefer to live in???
Creativeman (author)  ccrowe11 year ago
You'll need a sandy/gravel mix preferably...just ask at any garden center, they will have it. Good luck!
dana-dxb3 years ago
sooooooooo cute i loved them
Please add a section titled "how to keep your succulents alive." I live in the Southwest, and regardless of all the sun i get, all my cacti regularly die. Too much water? not enough water? help!
Creativeman (author)  captain Jack3 years ago
I am no "expert" but maybe it's too much sun! Try shading them...some can tolerate full sun, but some cannot. Or look it up on line...goodluck.
lil larry3 years ago
Awesome garden! I bet your going to put that in the garden contest. I was going to when my mom return from vaction.
Oh, I love succulents! You have some really great looking ones!

This makes me want to get more of them... I had some in my last apartment, but I have a very curious cat that they couldn't survive around. :P
Creativeman (author)  jessyratfink3 years ago
Thanks jessy. Besides being beautiful, they are so easy to maintain!
ChrysN3 years ago
They're gorgeous!
Creativeman (author)  ChrysN3 years ago
Glad you like them!