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February 2019

Hardy Succulents Sempervivum SMG Succulents

In the nearly two decades that I have been growing Semps, I cannot recall a time when the plants have started showing serious color this early in the year. There have only been a few days of hard frost and no extended cold. We could still experience an ‘arctic event’ but the chances of it happening now are quite slim.  It is yet another small observation of a warming planet and a reminder to us all to practice conservation and push for the reversal of climate change. I chose to highlight two Ed Skrocki cultivars which really jumped out at...

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Echeveria Gasteria Hardy Succulents Haworthia Jovibarba Sempervivum SMG Succulents Succulent Nursery

Hello and welcome to the new site!  It is my hope that it is easy to use and fun to visit. The site offers new ways to search for plants and contains updated nomenclature for many items. I began shipping succulents 18 years ago as Squaw Mountain Gardens and at that time there were far fewer places where you could buy them. Now they are prevalent- even in your local grocery, pharmacy, and hardware stores. It makes good sense to me because they are such intriguing and beautiful plants to grow. However, there are very few places where you can...

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