more about: succulents

3 tricks to make your potted plants look extra stylish

A potted plant may be attractive on its own, but nestled in a bed of polished river rocks or surrounded by tiny succulents and it becomes sleek and sophisticated.

Instant Halloween decorating with mini pumpkins and succulents

My neighbor has a great-looking bed of succulents, including green Aeoniums and gorgeous powder blue agaves. Come Halloween, he brightens the scene by spearing mini pumpkins onto the agave tips. Genius—and instant fun.

Don’t miss Succulent Extravaganza this weekend

Bay Area succulent lovers rejoice.  It’s time for the annual celebration of agaves, aloes, and echeveria at the largest succulent party in Northern California. Trust us, it’s worth the trip to Monterey County. Here’s what not to miss at this year’s Succulent Extravaganza.

Oktoberfest, an update from ‘The Shining’ hotel—and more great travel finds