Cold-Hardy Succulents

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    Cacti and Succulents for Cold Climates

    Many succulents, including cacti, can survive outdoors where winters are cold. These long-lived plants bring four seasons of living sculpture to a sunny, well-drained garden, and they offer up striking…

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    Captivating Combination: Cold-Hardy Cacti and Succulents

    This extensive unirrigated planting of cold-hardy cacti and succulents basks on a warm south-facing slope in the Undaunted Garden at the Gardens on Spring Creek in Fort Collins, Colorado in…

  • Episode 139: Favorite Succulents

    Episode 139: Favorite Succulents

    Quirky, collectible, and water-wise, succulents will add eye-catching texture to any garden bed or container display. There are some succulents that are cold hardy, while others will need to be…

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    Frost-Proof Succulent Survivors for Northern California

    The chilly nighttime temperatures of a Northern California winter can wreak havoc on a garden filled with tender succulents. Many varieties suffer when temperatures dip below freezing unless protective measures…