Desert Gardening

How to Plant & Care for Ocotillo Plants

Share Now I love Fouquieria splendens (ocotillo), they are my favorite desert plant.  Also referred to as coachwhip, candlewood, slimwood, desert coral, Jacob’s staff, Jacob cactus, and vine cactus, it is a plant indigenous to the Sonoran Desert and Chihuahuan Desert in the Southwestern United States (southern California, southern Nevada, Arizona, […]

How to Have Success with Succulents

Share NowIf you’ve recently looked at a home decor magazine, walked into a garden center or spent any time in a craft store you will agree that “Succulents” are booming in popularity. We all have been told that the are low maintenance and practically indestructible which make them all the […]

Propagating Succulents

Share NowHow to propagate succulents from cuttings and leaves. If you’re anything like me, you probably love to have succulents in the house. I try to keep them in bright windows that get plenty of light, but sometimes they can still get leggy. This happens when a plant isn’t getting […]