About Keira Moss
Hi there! I'm Keira Moss, the creator and plant enthusiast behind ChasingCacti.com. I've been passionate about cacti and succulent plants for as long as I can remember. Growing up in the arid climate of Arizona, I've always been surrounded by these unique and resilient plants. My love for them grew stronger as I pursued a degree in horticulture from the University of Arizona, where I focused on desert plants and their adaptability.
With over a decade of experience in the world of cacti and succulents, I've made it my mission to share my knowledge and help others cultivate their passion for these stunning desert plants. I'm a certified horticulturist and have been featured in several gardening magazines, where I share my tips and tricks for creating beautiful and healthy indoor and outdoor succulent displays. My expertise in plant identification, pest control, and troubleshooting has made me a trusted resource among fellow plant lovers.
Throughout my career, I've worked in various horticulture-related roles, including managing a local nursery specializing in cacti and succulents, and consulting for landscape design firms. My hands-on experience in the field has given me the opportunity to learn the best techniques for cultivating and propagating these plants, as well as tackling common challenges that come with growing them.
Interesting Facts & Questions
Did you know? There are over 2,000 species of cacti and countless succulent varieties, each with their unique characteristics and care requirements. Here are some common questions I often receive from fellow plant enthusiasts:
Q: How often should I water my succulents?
A: Generally, you should water your succulents every 7-10 days during the growing season and less frequently during the dormant period. However, this can vary depending on the specific plant and your environment.
Q: Can cacti and succulents be grown indoors?
A: Absolutely! With the right conditions, such as proper lighting and well-draining soil, cacti and succulents can thrive indoors. In fact, many people enjoy creating eye-catching indoor displays with these beautiful plants.
Q: What's the best way to propagate succulents?
A: Propagating succulents is surprisingly easy. Many can be propagated through leaf cuttings, while others can be propagated through stem cuttings or offsets. The key is to let the cuttings dry and callous over before planting them in well-draining soil.
If you have any questions or inquiries about this website, please don't hesitate to contact me at [email protected]. I am always happy to hear from our readers and will do my best to provide you with helpful and informative answers.
I'm so excited to have you join our community of cacti and succulent lovers here at ChasingCacti.com. Together, we'll explore the world of these beautiful desert plants and learn how to cultivate and display them in ways that bring joy to our lives. Welcome aboard!