Back to All Events

Marvelous Succulents: How to Grow and Create Attractive Containers - San Jose

  • Willow Glen Public Library 1157 Minnesota Ave San Jose, CA (map)

Join landscape designer, UCCE Master Gardener, and succulent expert Laura Balaoro for an inspirational talk about including marvelous low water succulents in your garden. Enchanting succulents, with their variety of shapes and sizes, make wonderful container plants. Watch how to create stunning succulent arrangements in containers. Laura will demonstrate:

  • Planting various succulent arrangements

  • Selecting compatible plants that will last together for years

  • How to create a well-designed container by choosing the right plants ideal for either indoors or outdoors use

  • How to mix succulents with non-succulent plants in an arrangement

  • Recommendations for soil mixture, watering and light requirements, and

  • How to rejuvenate an overgrown succulent container

Presenter: UC Master Gardener Laura Balaoro 

Cost: Free

Handout: http://mgsantaclara.ucanr.edu/files/264043.pdf 

Earlier Event: December 15
DIY Lawn Conversion Workshop - San Jose
Later Event: April 13
Spring Garden Market - San Jose