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Succulent Garden Design Essentials

Colorful Succulent Garden (c) Debra Lee Baldwin

…Garden Tour. Located in Carmel Valley, the garden has a mild, frost-free climate. Landscape designers Samantha Owens of Barrels and Branches nursery and Michael Buckner of Deeter-Buckner Design helped with…

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Succulent Landscapes

Succulent Landscape Rocks

…streetside garden in San Diego is a jewel box of succulents. Design by Michael Buckner and homeowner Lila Yee.   Lawn to Succulent Garden OK, you’ve let your lawn die….

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Succulents in Containers

Succulents in Containers Design ideas and must-dos for beautiful, easy-care potted succulents A streetside garden in San Diego is a jewel box of succulents. Design by Michael Buckner and homeowner…

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Testing Mangaves in My Garden

…shipment arrived, mangaves were not entirely unknown to me. I’d seen two cultivars in high-end gardens by San Diego designer Michael Buckner. I considered the plants expensive rarities and suspected…

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How to Redo an Overgrown Succulent Garden

Overgrown succulent garden (c) Debra Lee Baldwin

…Deana Rae McMillion orchestrated her lawn-to-succulents transformation. — Succulent Design Essentials. An award-winning garden by Michael Buckner has beautiful mounds and a small but impressive dry creek bed. Videos —…

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Succulent Landscaping Trends

Succulent Landscape with rocks (c) Debra Lee Baldwin

…and my article of the same name. Pauma Valley, CA, garden by Deeter-Buckner design. 2. Statement succulents. The most memorable succulent gardens include specimen plants. These might be a tree…

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Portulacaria afra: Uses, Photos and Varieties

Portulacaria afra Minima and Variegata

…with your fingers. Portulacaria afra ‘Minima’ and Echeveria nodulosa. Design by Michael Buckner Design tip: For striking combos, repeat the green-and-red of portulacaria in pots and adjacent plants. Pests and…

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