Succulents are succulent; they make me happy

Fine Gardening magazine recently had an article on 10 outstanding succulents to try, which prompted my thinking — midst continuous snow fall and crazy temps — of how happy succulents make me. They teach us snowbunnies much about surviving the winter. They tolerate dryness by holding onto any moisture they can muster up, as best as they can. This…

A succulent dish for the patio table is fun and easy to do

I did an article for the current Northern Gardener magazine on succulents and the many choices available these days. If you go to the homepage of the site, you can click on the read a sample article link and check it out. As always happily happens, when I research a topic, I get bit by…