If you’re looking for a plant that will not only thrive but also really make your garden pop – succulents are definitely for you. Big on beauty but low on maintenance, succulents are ideally suited for the San Diego climate.
In this issue, the professional San Diego landscape designers with Juniper Landscape will talk more about succulents – including their benefits, how to take care of them and tips for how to use them most effectively in your garden.
As always, we’re happy to visit your home or business and provide an individualized landscaping plan. Just get in touch with us by calling (619) 334-9464 or sending an email.
Even though they’re rapidly growing in popularity, many folks remain unaware of succulents. These plants are known primarily for their amazing ability to store water in their leaves, causing them to appear fleshy and thick.
This ability to conserve water enables succulents to thrive in dry climates.
Another remarkable trait of succulents is their ability to multiply easily. In fact, some will spark new plants from fallen leaves while others will grow entirely new plants along their stems or on leaf tips.
You can plant succulents both inside and outside your home or business. If you’re keeping them inside, be sure that you:
Succulents provide you with a variety of gardening ideas. The important thing to keep in mind is to plant your succulents in soil that drains well. If the garden in your soil is compacted, you may want to add a bit of organic material – i.e. compost – so that the soil will drain better.
While succulents generally do not mind being close to one another, it’s best to follow the spacing recommendations on the labels for your individual plants.
As you can see, we’re big fans of succulents. Their brilliant color and low-maintenance requirements make them a winning choice for just about anyone.
If you need help with your succulent garden, we’d love to provide you with a few ideas. We’ll help with selecting the plants that will work best for you, and develop an individualized plan for your garden.
For more information about how our expert team can work with you, call Juniper Landscape Company at 619-334-9464 or you can reach us via email.