The Alien Appeal of Psuedolithos

At Desert Creations, some specimens impress visitors with their vibrant color, impressive spines, or a massive caudex. But it's the diminutive, rock-like Psuedolithos that continually steal the show with an appearance absolutely challenging the popular conception of what a succulent "should" look like. These squat, stony-looking spheres are studded with bumps all over their diminutive … Continue reading The Alien Appeal of Psuedolithos

Bare Root Bonanza

Whenever shipping a cactus or succulent specimen to it's new home, we always send items bare root to reduce the shipping weight and prevent any humidity buildup from residual moistures in the potting soil. Of course, there's also an additional benefit that comes un-potting out plants which is getting to see the hidden elements of … Continue reading Bare Root Bonanza

A New Year for Desert Creations

We're Back Hello succulent and cacti lovers! It's been a while since you've heard from us but it's a new year and we've got lot's of new content to offer! From re-potting plants to new shipments at the nursery, expect new posts from us every week moving forward. New Nursery Hours As some of you … Continue reading A New Year for Desert Creations

Haworthia Showcase

Miss us? We're back with a new batch of photos to share of some exquisite Haworthias, part of the collection of one of the nursery partners. While these particular pieces aren't available, we currently have a large assortment of Haworthia species at the nursery to satisfy your cravings. Soak up the visual vibrance of these beauties, we … Continue reading Haworthia Showcase

Big Time Blooms

As clouds and cold give way to sunshine and heat, specimens all across the nursery are beginning to awaken. Spectacular blooms are popping out among the rows with more and more regularity and it's only a matter of time before every aisle is a bright showcase of cacti and succulent flowers. The following gallery offers up some of … Continue reading Big Time Blooms

Incoming Haworthia

Yesterday we showed off a range of the incredible new specimens which arrived in one flat after another this earlier this week. But as mentioned, the delivery was so big we couldn't hope to cram all the content into one blog post. Today, Desert Creations proudly shows off it's newest additions to the shelves, a wide … Continue reading Incoming Haworthia

New Week, New Arrivals

One of the most exciting times to be working at Desert Creations involves the arrival of new specimens. When the white van rumbles into the parking lot, it's a time for rolling up sleeves, unloading boxes, and drawing out one flat after another of unique succulents and cacti. If last week's evening delivery got your attention, … Continue reading New Week, New Arrivals

H. Truncata Repotting

Another day, another plant in need of a situational upgrade. We've got a haworthia truncata throwing offsets like crazy in a small pot. Coupled with soil which isn't draining so hot, it's a good candidate for a repotting. Alright, let's go through the steps and get this plant into a new home. 1. All the … Continue reading H. Truncata Repotting

New Arrival – Dioscorea Macrostahcya, the “Mexican Yam”

Of the many unique specimens we receive here at the nursery, dioscorea tend to draw the most inquiries and speculative stares from customers; their bark-like skin, knobbly texture, and a squat profile speaks more to the look of a alien tree stump. Rest assured, these unique specimens are as full of life as any other … Continue reading New Arrival – Dioscorea Macrostahcya, the “Mexican Yam”