Fourways Living - how to care for your Succulents

Posted on Sun January 20, 2019.

The Weather in Fourways, Johannesburg has steadily changed in recent months/years bringing about very hot summer days.

At Six Valk Avenue guest house, then for a change in gardening and plant choices has has created a new interest - Growing succulent plants

Rather give plants too little water than too much.
During winter, water only enough to keep the leaves from shrivelling. The most common reason for the plant dying is overwatering.
Place in bright light rather than deep shade.
Feed when the plants are in flower.
Use unglazed pots that allow excess moisture to evaporate.
Ensure that the container has wide drainage holes in the bottom.