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Thanks for visiting Succulents and Sunshine! Our goal is to help you learn more about growing succulents, propagating succulents and making awesome things with succulents! Below you'll find some basic posts to get you started. You can also check out our projects page for fun things you can do with succulents!

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Here are some great posts to help you learn more about succulents!

How to Care for Succulents Indoors

How to Care for Succulents Indoors

I’ve received a few emails lately asking how to care for succulents indoors, especially during the winter. I know a lot of you are living in areas similar to mine (not conducive to growing succulents outdoors year round). Since I definitely have some experience growing these beauties indoors I thought I’d share some of my thoughts…

How to Water Succulent Plants

How to Water Succulent Plants

Have you ever wondered how much to water succulents? This post will teach you how to properly water succulents to keep them looking great! If you haven’t already, please read my post about the ideal soil for succulent container gardens along with this post on how to water succulent plants. The reason being, soil plays a very important part…

Well draining soil for succulent container gardens

Well draining soil for succulent container gardens

Having well draining soil is crucial for succulents. This post has the perfect succulent soil mix recipe and tells you where to buy the components! As you likely know, most of my succulent gardening is done in containers, whether indoors or outdoors. I’m able to bring my succulents outside in the summer, but for at least…

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The Essential Guide to Growing Succulents Indoors

Growing succulents indoors is tricky business if you don’t know the proper soil, sunlight and watering requirements. But you can make succulents work for you, you just need to know the right way to care for them! Follow my step-by-step instructions and watch your worries float away and your succulents thrive, year after year :)

     

The Secrets to Propagating Succulents

Would you like to multiply your lonely collection of succulents into dozens—and even hundreds—more? Good news: succulents can be propagated like wild bunnies, as long as you follow a few simple tricks. And best of all, they won't cost you a penny!