more about: succulents

Links We Love: DIY’s to Try

Feeling crafty? Here are some easy projects to put that inspiration to good use, including some stunning oh-so-October decor.

From the Cutting Room Floor: Gorgeous All-Container Garden

We fell in love with Annette Gutierrez’s bright, fun garden that is made almost entirely of containers. She created a series of outdoor rooms to transform the 3,000-square-foot yard. Here is what didn’t make it into the April issue:

Who Needs Trees When You Can Grow Succulents?

Come to think of it… Who needs trees or bushes or even flowers when you have a climate where succulents thrive year-round? This Millbrae, CA (about 20 miles south of San Francisco) front yard fulfills all garden needs with (almost) entirely succulents. Designer Daniel Nolan, of Flora Grubb Gardens, uses tree aloe in lieu of a more predictable choice. Strappy […]

The Succulent Revolution

We all know that the West is sizzling with succulent creativity, but this new 15-foot Warhol portrait of Chairman Mao (you read that right), made up of 3200 individual plants, has me convinced that we’re on the brink of a living art revolution. Are succulents the new medium of choice for Western artists? Did they nail the Mao forehead or […]