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Succulent Mania

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Succulent Mania
I’ll have to admit that I’m completely enchanted when I gaze into a sea of succulents at the garden center.  These plants first cast their spell on me many years ago but no plant variety has come bursting back on the scene in recent years quite like succulents.  Once a niche plant, you can now find succulents used everywhere, from office buildings to home gardens.  There are many reasons why the succulent has become such a popular plant.  First, they are extremely...
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| Categories: Fall | Tags: succulents, container plants | View Count: (5301)
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Cacti and Succulents on Display

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Cacti and Succulents on Display
The camellias in the Linnaean House are just starting to bloom and will be in full-flower in February (continuing into early April) but now is a great time to explore the wonderful world of cacti and succulents on display there as well. Of course there are cacti on display but a great many succulents are not true cacti but members of several other plant families. These plants have many features that make them look like cacti, namely, swollen stems and spines or thorns but their ori...
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| Categories: Winter | Tags: cactus, succulents, camellias | View Count: (4998)
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