A Tender, Yet Hardy Addition to Spring Planting

Behold my friends, the earth has gladly received the embraces of the sun, and we will soon see the results of their love – Sitting Bull.

Succulent gardens are one of the fastest growing trends in floral design and landscaping. Their popularity is in part due to low maintenance, water conservation and heat tolerance. The other part is simply stark beauty. Succulents are enjoyed in a variety of settings, from minimalist rock gardens and creative outdoor containers, to office desktops and coffee table groupings. Inspired by Southwest architecture and dessert scenery, the succulent has migrated across the country bringing a cactus and flowering cornucopia that simply delights any home, professional environment or landscaping backdrop. Here are a few visual aides to get you started on your Spring succulent garden. Plant on…

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Nestled in or mounding over a log…

Sitting pretty in a birdcage…

Finding a home in cinder blocks…

Wading in a fountain…

Images taken from the following sources: HomeBNC: decorateme.com (log); diycraftproject.com (birdcage); liptalk.com (cinder block garden); and ranchoreubidoux.cim (fountain)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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