The videos just keep getting sillier and sillier.

I came in this morning and Ian was watering, while eating from a bag of popcorn, so I took this video to show you how we do it at the nursery.

I think this qualifies as a how-to instructional video. Notice the technique, the juggling, the healthy breakfast…


This is how we celebrate birthdays at the nursery.

Today is Ian’s birthday. He’s quite excited to get a cupcake.

People Ask Us…

…How do you repot a succulent?

It’s my long-awaited and eagerly anticipated tour-de-force instructional video. 2 minutes long! Unfortunately, Brad begged out of playing the lead at the last minute, so I had to take over. And Bob was asking for too much to use one of his older songs, so the editors did the best they could, and I think they did a fantastic job with the material I gave them. Oy, the material I gave them…

And now you know.

People Ask Us…

…How big a pot should I repot this plant into? They really do ask us this particular question all the time. Now I never have to answer it again – I can just point them to this video, as if they haven’t already seen it.

People Ask Us…

…questions that we just sometimes feel the need to answer in video form.

This isn’t strictly a cactus and succulent video, and in fact it is unquestionably the stupidest thing I have ever committed to video and posted on the web for all to point at me and laugh. So go ahead, I dare you.

I can’t believe I just posted that. At least it was short. 


How Often Should You Water Lithops?


Now, I have to say, this advice is only good if you do not live in the desert. If you live in an actual desert, then please ignore this. Please?!?

My Favorite

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Cactus and Winter Stress

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My Latest Instructional Video

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Cactus and Succulent Instructional Video

I’m back with another in our series of instructional videos. This one is about the difference between cactus and succulents. Watch the video, and then take the test.<br /><br /><object width="425" height="350"><param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/Jw64lvOucGY"></param><embed width="425" height="350" adblockframename="adblock-frame-n7" adblockframedobject2="true" adblockframedobject="true" src="http://www.youtube.com/v/Jw64lvOucGY" type="application/x-shockwave-flash"/object><br /><br />Now you know.<br /><br />

Sand in your Soil

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My brother David the professional animator saw my new video from yesterday and has come up with a new set design to improve the future videos. I agree with him. Will my loyal readers build it for me? In the meantime, I’ll be adding more videos using the old set. Maybe I’ll move inside too.<br /><br /><img width="432" hspace="5" border="0" src="/blog/uploads/misc/layout_for_video.jpg" /><br /><br />Thank you, Dave.<br /><br />[Update: <a href="https://cactusjungle.com/archives/blog/exit.php?url_id=1744&amp;entry_id=1547" title="http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1707611/#producer" onmouseover="window.status=’http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1707611/#producer’;return true;" onmouseout="window.status=”;return true;">Here’s his IMDB page</a>.]<br /><br />

Cactus Watering

Here we are nearly 8 years into the 21st century, and I have yet to make an instructional cactus video. Until now. My first one is a little raw, but it is intense, direct, simple, and informational too. Give it a shot.<br /><br /><object width="425" height="350"><param value="http://www.youtube.com/v/QsVMkT_TlJw" name="movie" /><embed width="425" height="350" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" src="http://www.youtube.com/v/QsVMkT_TlJw" adblockframedobject="true" adblockframedobject2="true" adblockframename="adblock-frame-n7" /><br />
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