Mountain Crest Gardens

Mountain Crest Gardens (@mountaincrestgardens)

Bio:The largest online succulent nursery in the US. Hundreds of varieties of hardy and soft succulents, grown right and shipped straight to your door.

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Harvest time! Prickly Pear harvest, that is. .
In our zone 7 climate, the Opuntia (Prickly Pears) bloomed heavily in May and then again in September. The flowers are phenomenal and they develop into this red fruit. Just watch it for those nasty glochids and spines!
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View all our frost-hardy, unrooted Opuntia pads at mtncr.co/prickly
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#cactus #cacti #pricklypear #pricklypearcactus #cactusmania #waterwise #desertchic #harvest #nurserylife #cactus🌵 #cactuslovers #cactusgarden #cactuslover

Harvest time! Prickly Pear harvest, that is. . In our zone 7 climate, the Opuntia (Prickly Pears) bloomed heavily in May and then again in September. The flowers are phenomenal and they develop into this red fruit. Just watch it for those nasty glochids and spines! . View all our frost-hardy, unrooted Opuntia pads at mtncr.co/prickly .  #cactus  #cacti  #pricklypear  #pricklypearcactus  #cactusmania  #waterwise  #desertchic  #harvest  #nurserylife  #cactus🌵  #cactuslovers  #cactusgarden  #cactuslover

Cold weather is KEY for bringing out Gold Nugget's best colors. This stunner makes frosty nights worth the chill! #nofilter
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Tap the pic for Sempervivum 'Gold Nugget'. Limited stock remaining
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#nofilterneeded #Sempervivum #hensandchicks #succulents #succulentgarden #succulentlove #succulentsofinstagram #rockgarden #hardyplants #plantlady #succuholic #succulentlover

Cold weather is KEY for bringing out Gold Nugget's best colors. This stunner makes frosty nights worth the chill!  #nofilter . Tap the pic for Sempervivum 'Gold Nugget'. Limited stock remaining .  #nofilterneeded  #Sempervivum  #hensandchicks  #succulents  #succulentgarden  #succulentlove  #succulentsofinstagram  #rockgarden  #hardyplants  #plantlady  #succuholic  #succulentlover

Pumpkulent, Queen of the Succukins
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Succulent cuttings available at mountaincrestgardens.com/succulent-cuttings/
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#pumpkindecor #autumn #succulentdecor #succulents #succulentcuttings #falldecor #succulentsofinstagram #craft #diy #diyhomedecor

Pumpkulent, Queen of the Succukins . Succulent cuttings available at mountaincrestgardens.com/succulent-cuttings/ .  #pumpkindecor  #autumn  #succulentdecor  #succulents  #succulentcuttings  #falldecor  #succulentsofinstagram  #craft  #diy  #diyhomedecor

Lovely Lithops seedlings! These sweethearts are just two years old but clumping prolifically. Tap to shop.
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Lithops PSA: An individual plant is still a Lithops, with an s. No such thing as a Lithop
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#lithops #succulent #succulentsofinstagram #plantcollection #rareplants #livingstones #mesembs #plantlady #plantlove #weirdplants #succulents

Lovely Lithops seedlings! These sweethearts are just two years old but clumping prolifically. Tap to shop. . Lithops PSA: An individual plant is still a Lithops, with an s. No such thing as a Lithop .  #lithops  #succulent  #succulentsofinstagram  #plantcollection  #rareplants  #livingstones  #mesembs  #plantlady  #plantlove  #weirdplants  #succulents

Weekend trip to Castroville and @succulentgardens! Loving this epic Agave lophantha 'Quadricolor'
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#agave #centuryplant #succulents #succulentgarden #xeriscape #plantlife #succulentsofinstagram #desertchic

Weekend trip to Castroville and @succulentgardens! Loving this epic Agave lophantha 'Quadricolor' .  #agave  #centuryplant  #succulents  #succulentgarden  #xeriscape  #plantlife  #succulentsofinstagram  #desertchic

Fall succulent care means bringing these soft/tender succulents inside to a sunny spot. And replanting the container with some of our favorite frost hardy varieties!
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Plants featured: Echeveria 'Giant Blue', Graptopetalum superbum, Graptoveria 'Debbie', and Senecio String of Pearls
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#plantlover #succulentobsessed #Echeveria #stringofpearls #succulentarrangement #hangingplants #succulentsofinstagram #succulents #plantcare #succulentgarden #fallgarden

Fall succulent care means bringing these soft/tender succulents inside to a sunny spot. And replanting the container with some of our favorite frost hardy varieties! . Plants featured: Echeveria 'Giant Blue', Graptopetalum superbum, Graptoveria 'Debbie', and Senecio String of Pearls .  #plantlover  #succulentobsessed  #Echeveria  #stringofpearls  #succulentarrangement  #hangingplants  #succulentsofinstagram  #succulents  #plantcare  #succulentgarden  #fallgarden

A really wonderful weirdo... with crests! Fascinating fasciation from Euphorbia flanaganii. Tap the photo for more info.
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#euphorbia #medusahead #succulents #weirdplants #exoticplants #succulent #plantlover #crested #fasciation #succulentsofinstagram #succulentcollection

A really wonderful weirdo... with crests! Fascinating fasciation from Euphorbia flanaganii. Tap the photo for more info. .  #euphorbia  #medusahead  #succulents  #weirdplants  #exoticplants  #succulent  #plantlover  #crested  #fasciation  #succulentsofinstagram  #succulentcollection

Autumn at last! We'll be shamelessly topping every pumpkin and gourd in sight with succulent cuttings for months, sorry not sorry.
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Learn to make your own at mtncr.co/pumps and find out how to root your cuttings after the season's over!
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#succulentpumpkin #autumn #falldecor #seasonaldecor #succulent #succulentcuttings #pumpkin #succulentarrangement #diyhomedecor #diycrafts #livingdecor

Autumn at last! We'll be shamelessly topping every pumpkin and gourd in sight with succulent cuttings for months, sorry not sorry. . Learn to make your own at mtncr.co/pumps and find out how to root your cuttings after the season's over! .  #succulentpumpkin  #autumn  #falldecor  #seasonaldecor  #succulent  #succulentcuttings  #pumpkin  #succulentarrangement  #diyhomedecor  #diycrafts  #livingdecor

Ghostly Peruvian Old Lady Cactus, all dolled up in cobwebs for Halloween.
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Tap the pic for Espostoa melanostele, available in a 3.5" pot
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#halloweendecor #cactus #cacti #espostoa #cactus🌵 #cactuslovers #cactusmania #cactilove #freakyfriday #fridayfun #halloween #plantlove #weirdplants

Ghostly Peruvian Old Lady Cactus, all dolled up in cobwebs for Halloween. . Tap the pic for Espostoa melanostele, available in a 3.5" pot .  #halloweendecor  #cactus  #cacti  #espostoa  #cactus🌵  #cactuslovers  #cactusmania  #cactilove  #freakyfriday  #fridayfun  #halloween  #plantlove  #weirdplants

GIANT Echeveria cuttings are available now. Perfect for big, bountiful bouquets and pumpkin toppers 😉
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mtncr.co/bigcuttings
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#echeveria #succulentcuttings #succulentbouquet #succulents #succulentsofinstagram #pastel #succulentdecor #propagation #succulentpropagation #succulove #succulentlife #succulentpumpkin #livingart #plantlove

GIANT Echeveria cuttings are available now. Perfect for big, bountiful bouquets and pumpkin toppers 😉 . mtncr.co/bigcuttings .  #echeveria  #succulentcuttings  #succulentbouquet  #succulents  #succulentsofinstagram  #pastel  #succulentdecor  #propagation  #succulentpropagation  #succulove  #succulentlife  #succulentpumpkin  #livingart  #plantlove

How much can change in a month? Swipe to see what this Sempervivum 'Pacific Blue Ice' looked like just one month ago. Talk about transformation! Which coloration do you prefer, August or September?
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Pacific Blue Ice is available now. Click the pic to get your own color changing marvel!
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#beforeandafter #transformationtuesday #sempervivum #succulents #succulentsofinstagram #succulentgarden #succulovers #succulente #succulove #succulent #rockgarden #plantlady #plantlife

How much can change in a month? Swipe to see what this Sempervivum 'Pacific Blue Ice' looked like just one month ago. Talk about transformation! Which coloration do you prefer, August or September? . Pacific Blue Ice is available now. Click the pic to get your own color changing marvel! .  #beforeandafter  #transformationtuesday  #sempervivum  #succulents  #succulentsofinstagram  #succulentgarden  #succulovers  #succulente  #succulove  #succulent  #rockgarden  #plantlady  #plantlife

Some beautiful weirdos in a dish garden. Also THE easiest container arrangement to maintain. Have succulents turned anyone else into the most negligent of plant parents?

More wonderful weirdos at mtncr.co/unusual

From left to right (ish): Thimble Cactus, Peanut Cactus, Parodia erubescens, and Lithops sp.

#lowmaintenance #succulents #cacti #cactus #plantparenthood #lithops #echinopsis #echinopsischamaecereus #parodia #mammillaria #mammillariagracilis #succulentarrangement #succulentcollector #succulentsofinstagram #succulentlove #cactusmania #cactusgram #cactuslover

Some beautiful weirdos in a dish garden. Also THE easiest container arrangement to maintain. Have succulents turned anyone else into the most negligent of plant parents? More wonderful weirdos at mtncr.co/unusual From left to right (ish): Thimble Cactus, Peanut Cactus, Parodia erubescens, and Lithops sp.  #lowmaintenance  #succulents  #cacti  #cactus  #plantparenthood  #lithops  #echinopsis  #echinopsischamaecereus  #parodia  #mammillaria  #mammillariagracilis  #succulentarrangement  #succulentcollector  #succulentsofinstagram  #succulentlove  #cactusmania  #cactusgram  #cactuslover

We're getting excited for wreath season! Air plants and succulent cuttings make it crazy easy to craft classy décor. All you need is a hot glue gun!

#autumn #falldecor #succulentdecor #succulents #succulentsofinstagram #succulentlove #diy #succulentdiy #craft #plants #natureart #airplants #tillandsia #wreath #plantart

We're getting excited for wreath season! Air plants and succulent cuttings make it crazy easy to craft classy décor. All you need is a hot glue gun!  #autumn  #falldecor  #succulentdecor  #succulents  #succulentsofinstagram  #succulentlove  #diy  #succulentdiy  #craft  #plants  #natureart  #airplants  #tillandsia  #wreath  #plantart

Grow light experiments! Stretching can be confused with rapid growth, but it's actually a sign that a plant needs more light. More grow light info available here: mtncr.co/growlight

#growlight #succulents #succulent #babytoessucculent #fenestraria #light #houseplants #indoorplants #succulentcare #horticulture #healthyplants #succulentsofinstagram #succulentplant #plantlady

Grow light experiments! Stretching can be confused with rapid growth, but it's actually a sign that a plant needs more light. More grow light info available here: mtncr.co/growlight  #growlight  #succulents  #succulent  #babytoessucculent  #fenestraria  #light  #houseplants  #indoorplants  #succulentcare  #horticulture  #healthyplants  #succulentsofinstagram  #succulentplant  #plantlady

Felt cute, might poke someone later, idk

Agave parryii, frost hardy down to 0 degrees F, showing its incredible leaf imprints.

#agave #rockgarden #succulentsofinstagram #succulents_only #succulents #spikes #spiny #droughttolerantlandscape #donttouch #plants #artichokeplant #garden #plantsofinstagram

Felt cute, might poke someone later, idk Agave parryii, frost hardy down to 0 degrees F, showing its incredible leaf imprints.  #agave  #rockgarden  #succulentsofinstagram  #succulents_only  #succulents  #spikes  #spiny  #droughttolerantlandscape  #donttouch  #plants  #artichokeplant  #garden  #plantsofinstagram

Sempervivum 'Brillante' and 'Glowing Embers' showing their true stripes. Who doesn't love seeing these rosettes change their look every month?! #sempervivum #hensandchicks #succulentsofinstagram #succulents #succulent #succulents_only #rockgarden #plantlife #stripes #plants🌿 #plantlady #succulentgarden #garden #gardening #succulentlove

Sempervivum 'Brillante' and 'Glowing Embers' showing their true stripes. Who doesn't love seeing these rosettes change their look every month?!  #sempervivum  #hensandchicks  #succulentsofinstagram  #succulents  #succulent  #succulents_only  #rockgarden  #plantlife  #stripes  #plants🌿  #plantlady  #succulentgarden  #garden  #gardening  #succulentlove

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