Succulent Adventurer

Posted March 1, 2021 by Fae Serena in Succulent Gardening / 0 Comments

I have always loved cactus.  They are majestic in their prickly way, and years ago I was living in a house with the right kind of light that mine flourished even bloomed.  Unfortunately, life happened and I moved to an apartment with hardly any light so my cactus collection was eventually given away before they all died on me.  *sigh*

A few months ago I decided to give succulents a try once again.  Different location, a little better light — and I discovered grow lights!  I’ve slowly been gathering up some beauties through a monthly subscription and a few sales along the way.  I’ve been surfing through YouTube for “how-to” videos and found a gardener that I really enjoy watching as she creates beautiful succulent and sometimes cactus arrangements.  I’m about to try my hand at this myself, so we’ll see how that turns out.

Now, my small collections aren’t as big or as colorful as this picture… but I am going to put them in rather close to each other to see how they look and if they thrive in that type of planting.  Guess I’m going to have to learn the camera on my phone to show my own progress, right?  *mutters* 🙂

Posted March 1, 2021 by Fae Serena in Succulent Gardening / 0 Comments

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Finally. Now It’s Time To Get To Work

Posted November 7, 2020 by Fae Serena in Rambling Thoughts / 0 Comments

Finally.  President-Elect Jo Biden.  Vice-President-Elect Kamala Harris.

I do not have words that would adequately express the absolute relief I feel at this moment.

Other emotions will soon come into play – but just such happiness and relief that we are safe once again is all my mind can see, my emotions can feel in this moment.

*deep sigh of satisfaction*

Posted November 7, 2020 by Fae Serena in Rambling Thoughts / 0 Comments

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It’s The Day After the Election – So Now We Wait

Posted November 4, 2020 by Fae Serena in General / 0 Comments

I voted for Joe Biden and Kamala Harris for President and Vice-President.  I did.  I’m proud of that vote.  And I stand behind it no matter anyone or anything else.

I want my country back.  I want the hatred, the anger, the ridiculous decisions behind me.  I’m not a fool, I know bigotry, hate, disagreement will always exist – but I want the flames to stop being fanned.

Now. We. Wait.  Not always patiently but we have to wait for every single vote to be counted.  That is the American way… we count the vote and then (and only then) a winner in any election is declared.

You cannot “Claim” states in order to boost your own side, it’s not how this all works.  *sigh*

Posted November 4, 2020 by Fae Serena in General / 0 Comments

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One Beautiful Completed Fairy Garden Container

Posted November 1, 2020 by Fae Serena in Faery Garden, Fairy Garden Ideas, Succulent Gardening / 0 Comments

This is the photo that really decided me on creating my own Succulent Fairy Garden in a pre-prepared pot.  Click on that photo to go to the Instagram account Fairy Tale Gardens to see even more.

Stunning.  And I’d like to recreate something similar.

If these types of projects fascinate you as they do me, then I’d suggest heading over to this article at Succulent City for lots of tips and information.  I know I’m going to referencing this article as I create my own Fairy Garden creations.

Posted November 1, 2020 by Fae Serena in Faery Garden, Fairy Garden Ideas, Succulent Gardening / 0 Comments

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New Use for Old Tea Cups

Posted October 24, 2020 by Fae Serena in Fairy Garden Ideas, Succulent Gardening, Terrarium Gardening / 0 Comments

Do you have old mismatched teacups hanging around in your cupboards?

I know I certainly do, and for sentimental reasons I really don’t want to get rid of my mother’s or grandmother’s possessions… it really is that simple, it’s not hoarding but memories.

I saw a picture that made me think that perhaps I could still use them for a practical purpose… single plant Fairy Garden containers (or small multiple plants).

It’s a fun idea, could fit on any stand or desk or table — and it’s something that I’m seriously looking into using.  I love to re-purpose something that is precious to me, not just let it sit gathering dust.

So, check out your cupboards, maybe you have something you could use like this as well.

Posted October 24, 2020 by Fae Serena in Fairy Garden Ideas, Succulent Gardening, Terrarium Gardening / 0 Comments

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Fairy Garden DIY Pot

Posted October 14, 2020 by Fae Serena in Faery Garden, Fairy Garden Ideas, Succulent Gardening, Terrarium Gardening / 0 Comments

This is not advertising intended, nor am I an affiliate at Wayfair…

…but, I just loved this Fairy Garden pot and I’ve grabbed it for myself.  Guess now I’m committed to making a Fairy Garden (nervous laughter).

Anyway, this is simply to show you that you do not have to make your entire Fairy Garden from scratch – if you want to, there are fun, whimsical pots out there in the world ready to become the new home for your plants and fairies.  🙂

I’ve seen ready to design Fairy Garden pots at Wal-Mart, Amazon, Target… so many places so it is entirely your choice where you’d like to shop, but check out their flower pots next time and see if anything fanciful catches your eye.

Posted October 14, 2020 by Fae Serena in Faery Garden, Fairy Garden Ideas, Succulent Gardening, Terrarium Gardening / 0 Comments

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