Succulent Guides

Looking for information on which succulents or cacti to add to your indoor or outdoor garden? In this section, you'll learn everything you need to know about cacti & succulent type plants. You'll find growing guides, plant comparisons, and how-to articles on propagation. You'll also find list-based comparison articles of our favorite succulents and cacti.

aloe single leaf

Succulents

Can You Grow Aloe Vera From a Single Leaf?

Are you thinking of growing an aloe vera plant from a single leaf? There are plenty of plants that can be propagated from just a leaf cutting. In this article, gardening expert Emily Horn walks through if Aloe can be grown from a leaf cutting, and if it's a good idea to attempt it.

prune aloe vera

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How to Prune Aloe Vera Plants in 7 Easy Steps

Does your aloe vera need a trim? Aloe vera is a pretty forgiving plant, but that doesn't mean you should just start trimming away without a plan. In this article, gardening expert and succulent enthusiast Emily Horn walks through a few easy steps to successfully prune your aloe vera plant.

aloe vera water

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How Much and How Often Should You Water Aloe Vera?

If you aren't sure how much water your aloe vera plant needs, you've come to the right place! While it may not need as much water as other succulents, there are some best practices you should follow when it comes to plant hydration. In this article, gardening expert Emily Horn walks through how much and how often you should be watering your aloe vera.

grow aloe

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How to Plant, Grow and Care For Aloe Vera

Looking to add some Aloe Vera to your indoor or outdoor garden? This particular plant is quite popular and has a wide variety of uses. In this article, gardening expert Emily Horn walks through every step you'll need to follow in order to plant, grow, and care for Aloe Vera.

ghost plants

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How to Plant, Grow, and Care For Ghost Plants

Thinking of adding a ghost plant to your indoor garden? Ghost plants (aka Graptopetalum paraguayense) are well known succulents that can make any indoor garden pop with visual interest. In this article, gardening expert and houseplant enthusiast Emily Horn outlines how to plant, grow, and care for Ghost Plants.

ghost plant light

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How Much Sunlight Do Ghost Plants Need?

Ghost plants are popular succulents, but many new owners aren't sure how much sunlight they actually need. In this article, gardening expert Emily Horn walks through the direct and indirect sunlight needs for ghost plants, and their ideal location once they are placed in your home.

zz plant

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How to Plant, Grow and Care For ZZ Plants

Thinking of adding a ZZ plant to your indoor garden? These hardy houseplants have surged in popularity for a number of reasons. In this article, gardening expert and houseplant enthusiast Madison Moulton walks through how to plant, grow and care for ZZ plants!

snake plant varieties

Succulents

Dracaena Varieties: 37 Different Types of Snake Plants

Are you thinking of welcoming a snake plant into your houseplant collection but you aren't sure which type to pick? Snake plants come in many different shapes in sizes. In this article, we look at the many different varieties of snake plant you can welcome into your home!

Different Types of Succulents on Table

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57 Types of Succulents With Names and Pictures

Are you looking for the perfect type of succulent for your garden, but aren't sure which one to pick? There are many different succulent types, so picking the perfect addition to your indoor garden may seem a little daunting! In this article, we look at our favorite types of succulents, including names and pictures of each!

flowreing succulents

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27 Beautiful Flowering Succulents For Indoor Gardens

If you are looking for a flowering succulent to add to your indoor plant collection, you have plenty of options to choose from! So, where do you start? In this article, we've hand-picked our favorite succulents that flower beautifully in many different colors. You'll learn about each plant, with names and pictures of each!

Propagate Jade Plants

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How to Propagate Jade Plants From Stem or Leaf Cuttings

Propagating jade plants can be quite rewarding. But it's always best to have the right steps in place before you attempt to do it on your own. In this article, gardening expert and houseplant enthusiast Madison Moulton walks through how to propagate a jade plant by detailing each step you'll need to take.

low light succulents

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31 Low Light Succulents For Your Indoor Garden

Looking for a succulent that can grow without needing to constantly be in the light? There are many different succulents to choose from that have lower light requirements compared to other houseplants. In this article, we take a look at our favorite low light succulents, with names and pictures of each!

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How to Plant, Grow, and Care For Jade Plants

Thinking of adding a new indoor succulent to your houseplant collection? The Jade Plant has become a beloved houseplant to many indoor gardeners, for a number of reasons. In this article, gardening expert and houseplant enthusiast Madison Moulton teaches you how to plant, grow, and care for Jade Plants!

Grow String of Turtles

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How to Plant, Grow, and Care For String of Turtles Plants

If you are considering adding a string of turtles houseplant to your indoor garden collection, there's some important factors to consider. These particular plants make wonderful houseplants, but they need to have the right growing conditions in order to thrive. In this article, gardening expert Madison Moulton guides you through each step of how to plant, grow, and care for string of turtles plants.

Bromeliad Garden Planted and Growing

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How to Plant, Grow, and Care For Bromeliads Indoors & Outdoors

Thinking of growing some Bromeliads in your garden, or even inside your home? These plants are fairly easy to grow, and care for. There are also multiple varieties which can make it difficult to figure out which one is the best to choose. In this article, you'll learn everything you need to know to plant, grow, and care for Bromeliads, no matter the variety you choose!