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8 foolproof ways to keep your succulents alive

Are you one of those people who hangs his head in shame whenever we tout succulents as the easiest plants to grow? You’re not alone, trust me. Succulents, plants adapted to survive long periods with very little water, play by their own rule book. Here are some tips to help you keep your babies alive.

10 surprising low-water plants

We’re all looking for low-water, easy-care plants these days. Beyond the usual suspects of cacti and succulents, there are plenty of plants that take less water than you might expect. Here are some of our tried-and-true favorites from the Sunset Test Garden.

A garden party for Mother’s Day

If your mom is a garden-lover and you’re down to the wire to get a gift, Annie’s Annuals and Perennials has got you covered.