It’s true, the magazine Real Simple, as featured on CNN.com, keeps it real.
Choose the potting mix
If you are planting succulents or cacti, use a mix especially formulated for them….
Choose the plants
Don’t put a cactus and a pansy together in one pot and expect them to get along….
Prepare the pots
Fill the container with the soil….
Pot the plant
Now that’s all good advice. For more of that advice, you can click through and read the rest of the article. Or not. The rest of it is pretty generic, actually.