The word on how to care for succulents.

Knowing what I do about succulents, I  tend to read these articles...every. single. time. I see one.  I don't know why, but every once in awhile I 'love' my succulents too much by giving them too much water, fertilizer, etc.  That's why it's good to invest in a water sensor, which I wrote about in…

I’m the “nice” lady, but the one and only Debra Lee Baldwin showed me what a gem she is!  

I asked the guru, or queen of succulents as she's known in the succulent world for her advice on how to get my business started.  I have corresponded with her in the past, and she's been very forthcoming and helpful, so I used the old adage "you don't get what you don't ask for," and…

In the Zone of Creativity

Do you happen to love doing something so much that while you are doing it, you have a heightened sense of alertness, lose track of time, feeling the creativity while blocking everything else out and just loving life?  A creativity that occupies your mind so fully that there is no room for any other thoughts? A…

I met Debra Lee Baldwin!

Well, there is one more thing I get to check off my list!  I met Debra Lee Baldwin--a.k.a. the Queen of Succulents, a.k.a. the Succulent Chic, a.k.a. the Martha Stewart of succulents!!! In an article from Sunset Magazine, the author said that Debra is THE person responsible for bringing succulents back to the forefront.  That's a…

On growing succulents.  The MOST important tip I’ve learned thus far!

 I wanted to share a little secret with you that has changed my life for the better.  I (and my succulent babies) have truly benefited from my recent use of this water gauge.  If you can see by enlarging this current photo, this echeveria is starting to feel better once I stopped watering it so…