Indoor Succulents

From the McDonald Garden Center Blog

From Desert to Decor: 5 Unexpected Aspects of Cacti & Succulents

In the world of houseplants, there's one category that stands out for its ability to thrive in almost any environment: succulents and cacti. These plants aren't just resilient, they also bring a unique aesthetic to your home decor. But there's more to these desert darlings than meets the eye. Let's dive into five unexpected aspects of succulents and cacti that make them perfect for bringing into your home.

How to Really Care for Succulents

Ah, succulents. With their captivating shapes, stunning colors, and survival skills that would make Bear Grylls jealous, these desert divas have taken the gardening world by storm. But let's be honest, caring for succulents can sometimes feel like you’re trying to tame a wild mustang. Fear not, our fellow green-thumb enthusiasts, for McDonald Garden Center has got your back! Prepare to embark on a wild journey into the world of succulent care, armed with our entertaining guide and a sprinkle of plant-whisperer wisdom.

Our Top 5 Spooky Succulents & Cacti of the Season

Mums, pansies, and pumpkins line the doorways of homes all across Hampton Roads, especially for this upcoming weekend of tricks and treats. However, what about your indoor decor? Beyond the creepy crawlies, wicked witches, and the monsters under your bed, there is one thing you probably need more of to complete your haunted home: succulents and cacti!

Bring Home Succulent Style

The cold keeps coming up with ways to keep us out of the garden. We keep coming up with new ways to keep us digging in the dirt! It's a great time of year to invite a wide and varied bunch of plants into your home with succulents. These unique plants are low-maintenance, get by on minimal water, and come in interesting shapes, varied patterns, unusual colors and many even boast beautiful flowers! These plants are all the rage in the home and garden, appearing everywhere from table-top terrariums, dish gardens and even in glass orbs suspended in air.