How to Grow and Care for Echeveria

Echeveria is a genus of plants closely related to Sempervivum, or Hens and Chicks. Though these plants are less cold-hardy than their relatives, they make great houseplants for those with bright indoor lighting. With so many species, the color palettes for this plant seem endless. They typically grow in a compact rosette shape with thick,

How to Grow and Care for Sedum

Sedum, also commonly known as stonecrop, is a huge plant genus consisting of over 400 species. These succulents vary in leaf shape, color, and even growing habits. Within the family, you can find low-growing ground spread, upright growers, and trailing plants perfect for hanging baskets. If you’re used to caring for succulents, these plants shouldn’t

How to Grow and Care for Parlor Palm

Parlor palms, or Chamaedorea elegans, are a type of palm that stays relatively small, maxing out at 4 feet in height. They’re great for indoor gardeners as they require much less sun than your average palm. For growers like me, who live in cold climates, they’re also a fun way to bring a warm, vacation-like

Peperomia Care Guide – How to Grow Peperomia and More

Peperomia is a popular genus of houseplants, and it’s no wonder why. These easy-care, low light plants are great for inexperienced gardeners, but with over one thousand species, they’re also a favorite of experienced collectors. This peperomia care guide will show you how to grow and care for peperomia. If you have one plant and

Hens and Chicks Succulents: How to Grow Hens and Chicks

Some of my favorite easy-to-care-for outdoor plants are hens and chicks. The hens and chicks have a beautiful, unique shape that adds texture to the garden, and they’re hardy enough to survive the cold winters here in Michigan. I’m also a sucker for plants that spread quickly, and hens and chicks certainly fit into that