- Low levels of natural light and cooler temperatures mean you’ll need to adjust how much water and fertilizer you give.
- Some plants adapt to hanging planters and terrariums better than others.
- Some succulents can even be toxic to your indoor animals.
Ten Succulent plants for your indoor garden
Friday, October 28, 2016
At the beginning of each season I promise myself that this will be the season I have a garden to be proud of. My flowers will bloom glorious bloom after bloom, my herbs will never wither or go to seed and my succulents will remain perfectly pleasing to the eye. Then reality sets in and I muddle along with an okay garden space- but my succulent game is strong so I can take heart.
If you’ve never known the joy and beauty of a succulent garden, then why not give it a try as our Indian summer days slowly ebb into winter? Maybe it’s already more like winter where you live- all the more reason to start this easy indoor garden full of succulents!
What is a Succulent Plant?
Succulents are fairly easy to identity because of their leaves and stems. The most widely recognized succulent is probably the Aloe Vera plant and my personal favorite the Jade plant. The Jade plant in the photos above is 10 years old and was born from clippings my mother in law took from her mother’s Jade plant. I treasure this Jade plant because it is an heirloom; one that I can pass on to my daughter’s when they move to their first place. I’ve started several pots of Jade from this one and will be doing a quick tutorial soon. Another thing I adore about Jade is it produces delicate white or pink flowers once a year!
Succulents would be a perfect first time plant for teens, or anybody that loves having greenery around them but forgets to water their houseplants because succulents are drought resistant and require very little water or hands on care. Just read the care tag and put your plant in the correct light and you are almost guaranteed success with your indoor succulent garden!
The one drawback of succulents is choosing the right one for your personal tastes and your homes lighting. Some points to consider before buying succulents:
As you can see, while succulents may be easy to grow, you need to do your homework first. That’s why UncommonGoods, one of Brooklyn’s favorite online retailers of home and garden decor, has researched and compiled a list of 10 best succulents to brighten up your home this fall and winter.
I was happy to see my favorite succulent, Jade second on the list. I think I will add a Mistletoe plant to a hanging basket in my bedroom and I love the look of the string of buttons plant.
I adore growing and spotting succulents wherever I go. I saw this beauty at my grocery store and had to share a pic on Instagram.
You will find a huge succulent fan following on IG, so hop on over and follow me and UnCommonGoods there.
Please share in comments: Which succulent plant from the infographic would you like to grow in your indoor garden?
Disclosure: I was not compensated in any way to share this information today. I just love succulents and UnCommonGoods was kind enough to ask me to share that love via their infographic.