Succulent Calendar with Care Tips

Succulent Calendar Cover (c) Debra Lee Baldwin

Order the Calendar Exclusively from Succulent Chic, my Zazzle store. A Brilliant Idea We have one of my newsletter subscribers to thank for this smart suggestion: Adding timely succulent care tips to each calendar page. It’s something I hadn’t thought of, and that everyone loves. More than a calendar It’s colorful wall art with reminders—monthly…

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Two New Succulent Calendars

Succulent poolside garden (c) Debra Lee Baldwin

I have two new succulent calendars this year! One is “Succulent Gardens;” the other, “Succulents with Spirals: Celebrating the Fibonacci Sequence.” I think you’ll agree the images are mesmerizing. View them below and at my Zazzle store, where you can order calendars and other succulent-themed gifts.

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My Succulents 2020 Calendar

2020 Succulent Calendar

Every year I create a calendar so I have to do a dozen watercolors. Painting is a cherished hobby, but—maybe you can relate?—I need a deadline to do it. In August, I hadn’t picked up a brush for nearly a year and had lots to relearn.

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Shop Online at Succulent Chic

Silver succulent pillow

When you shop at Succulent Chic, my online Zazzle store, you’ll find hundreds of gift and decorative items based on my very best succulent photos and paintings. In addition to my 2020 calendar, there are succulent throw pillows, mugs, greeting cards, coasters, and stretched canvas prints. 

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Give a Basket of Baby Succulents

Want to launch a lifelong love of gardening? Give a basket of baby succulents. When in my 20s, I had 30 houseplants. Before leaving on vacation, I asked a neighbor to tend them. To make it easier for her (ha), I labeled each with a number corresponding to a hand-drawn map of my apartment’s interior, and…

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Great Gifts for Succulent Lovers

Gifts for succulent lovers

Much of what follows is my own wish list, but these items would likely make great gifts for you and other succulent lovers as well. Some I already own and figured you’d want them too. If you’re the giftee, consider forwarding this to the gifter. Note: Some links go to Amazon, where I’m an associate, so…

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Did I Find the Perfect Succulent Pillow?

Recently I embarked on an intensive, two-day hunt for the perfect succulent pillow. I wanted it for the love seat in my home’s 5×5 entry, where I keep 40 small, low-light succulents in a dozen containers. These are shades of green, bronze, brown, terra-cotta, and rose. Little did I realize how many succulent pillows are…

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12 Succulent Bouquets to Inspire You

12 Succulent Bouquets to Inspire You ~ When wired onto faux stems, succulent rosettes—despite having no roots, soil or water—make long-lasting floral bouquets. Echeverias, graptosedums, crassulas and kalanchoes lend themselves beautifully to bouquets because of their colorful leaves and floral shapes. They’re easy to attach to stems, need no water (because they live off moisture in their leaves), look…

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Book Plates Make Signed Copies

Book plates are autographed and personalized, peel-and-stick labels that go inside a book’s cover. Mine have my publisher’s logo and my artwork. Book plates are $2.50/each (free to newsletter subscribers)*,

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