more about: succulents

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

5 wildfire safety tips to protect your garden

With deadly wildfires raging across Oregon, Washington, Idaho, and California, thousands have been forced to evacuate their homes in the West.