Who doesn’t love tactile, colorful succulents? They’re soft and rounded or adorably prickly, and mercifully hard to kill.
These are from Phocas Farms, whose booth we visited at the lavender festival and who had a beautiful selection (and was very helpful in writing down varietal names for me), but you can find succulents at most garden centers and hardware stores. (The pot is from Ikea.)
Succulents are really easy to care for, though they’re slightly more finicky indoors. Here’s a good 101 guide to taking care of potted succulents.
I haven’t had indoor plants since moving cross-country last year, so having green growing things in my office window is making me really happy! I want to start caring for orchids again as well, but I think I’ll wait till the dead of winter and then order one really nice one from Hawaii to brighten up the place.