Cacti & Succulents

Cacti and succulents are low-maintenance, gorgeous plants to grow. Learn how to properly care for them with our detailed tutorials. No matter if you're looking for a tiny little houseplant, a plant for xeriscaping with, or anything in between, we likely have something here to catch your eye!

Not sure which type you're most interested in? Peruse our list of different types of succulents to discover your favorites!

A close-up of the Octopus Agave plant, showcasing its unique leaves with curled edges and spiky tips. The vibrant green foliage creates a striking contrast against the background of lush greenery and the facade of a sunlit house.

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13 Agave Varieties for Your Indoor or Outdoor Garden

Agaves are often synonymous with deserts and hot, arid climates. But a few varieties can survive winter temperatures as low as 10 degrees Fahrenheit. Whether you want to grow agave indoors in containers or outdoors in your gardens, there is an agave variety for you! Gardening expert Kelli Klein dives into 13 varieties for your indoor or outdoor garden.

Growing cactus from seeds. Close-up of young sprouted cacti in a pot under sunlight. The plant produces upright, oval bodies with small spines. These cacti exhibit a vibrant green coloration.

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Can you Grow a Cactus from Seed?

If you’re looking for a new gardening experiment or want to fill your home with cacti in a cost-effective way, growing from seed is the answer. Gardening expert Madison Moulton explains whether you can grow cacti from seed and how to get it right.

Growing succulents from seed. Close-up of a woman's hand holding a small white pot of Lithops against a blurred background of many pots of Lithops. Lithops are distinctive succulents known for their unique appearance. Resembling small, smooth pebbles, these plants have a pair of fused leaves that form a cleft at the top, creating a cactus-like cleft or slit. The leaves have different patterns, textures and colors from green to gray.

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15 Succulents You Can Grow From Seed

If you want to save money on plants or are looking for a rarer species you just can’t find in-store, growing succulents from seed is the answer. Gardening expert Madison Moulton lists 15 beginner-friendly succulents you can grow from seed.

View of cacti and succulents grow in water on a light windowsill. Moon Cactus and Haworthiopsis limifolia grow in tall glass bottles, jars and glasses filled with water. Haworthiopsis limifolia is small, rosette-forming plant features tightly packed, upright leaves that are triangular in cross-section and covered with pronounced, raised ridges resembling the texture of a file or washboard. The Moon Cactus is a small, globular cactus with sharp yellowish-brown spines on its ribs.

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Can Succulents Grow in Water?

Growing succulents hydroponically can reduce your need to water, help cuttings root quicker, and reduce the mess that comes with planting in soil. But there are also several downsides to consider that impact overall growth and survival. In this article, gardening expert Madison Moulton answers the question – can succulents grow in water?

Two vibrant agave flowers, with sunshine yellow and lime green color, reach skyward against a canvas of clear blue sky. Their long, slender stems stand tall and proud, topped with whimsical, spiky blooms that resemble colorful bottle brushes.

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Do Agave Plants Bloom?

Agave is a beautiful drought-tolerant plant adept at surviving the harsh conditions of the desert. It needs little in the way of outside care, maintenance, or water to thrive. They can make a stunning border plant in your landscaping. But do they bloom? Gardening expert Kelli Klein answers this question for you!

Vibrant young succulents in varied sizes and hues - green, pink, blue, and purple, each showcasing unique shapes. Thriving in compact black pots, they bask in direct sunlight, displaying their resilience and vibrant colors.

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How Much Light do Succulents Need?

If you’re new to growing succulents, providing the right growing conditions (including light levels) can be tough. Gardening expert Madison Moulton explains how much light succulents need and signs that they may be in the wrong spot.

Vivid green succulents arranged in petite brown eco-friendly paper pots, nestled within rich dark soil. Each delicate succulent is adorned with neat brown ribbons, enhancing their charm. These potted succulents rest on a warm brown table.

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Why Won’t My Succulent Bloom? Succulent Blooming Tips

Do you wonder why your indoor succulents aren’t blooming? Any succulent can be coaxed into bloom if you provide the ideal conditions. In this article, gardening enthusiast Liessa Bowen offers some possible issues you may face, plus tips to help encourage your succulent plants to produce beautiful flowers!

Close-up of female hands about to divide succulents on a blurred background. She is holding a Jade Plant in her hand. It is a popular succulent that features thick, fleshy, oval-shaped leaves that are glossy and vibrant green, tinged with red along the edges.

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How to Divide Succulents in 6 Easy Steps

Dividing succulents doesn’t have to be a stressful process. It just takes a gentle hand and an eye for the health of your plant. In this article, gardening expert Melissa Strauss will go over methods of dividing your succulent for the best outcome.