5 Fab Reasons to Grow Succulents
I admit I’ve been a little slow to jump on the cacti and succulent craze. As a gardener, I couldn’t help but notice that just about
1. Succulent care is easy. It’s no secret that succulents don’t need a lot of water and are easy to care for. That’s probably one of the reasons they got to be so popular in the first place. In a lot of areas, you can keep them outside and natural rainfall is enough to keep them happy.
2. You can bring them inside. Unlike a
3. Succulents hold up to heat. Back when I lived and gardened in the Midwest, even the most stalwart annuals would take a bit of a break during the hottest part of the summer. And now that I garden in Miami, I find that some old-time favorites (like geraniums and dahlias), won’t survive the summer at all. But succulents? Succulent care is no problem in the heat.
4. Deer and rabbits usually don’t eat them. Usually. At least that’s what I hear from folks who struggle with deer and rabbits in their yards. While no plant is
5. They have
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