Succulents are tough, drought-tolerant plants that come in an array of colors, shapes and sizes. The are fun to plant in both shady and sunny locations and require very minimal maintenance when grown outdoors.
UF/IFAS Extension Polk County has some wonderful resources to get you introduced to the wonderful world of growing succulents. If you click on the links below, you will learn the basics of creating a dish garden using
succulents. You will learn what type of soil you need to be successful and how to maintain your dish garden. You will also learn how to identify some of the common succulents found in local nurseries and garden centers. The quick photo reference guide is a great tool to take with you when you want to purchase a specific succulent plant.
Join us as we offer make and take workshops throughout the year that teach how to plant a succulent dish garden. You will get all the supplies needed to get you started. If you have questions about your succulent plantings, or want to learn more about growing succulents, please contact us.