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Time For Your Hobby

Nov 2019

Ep.64 Holding Water From A Rainy Day (Ami - Succulent Plant Grower)

November 17, 2019

(Ami - Succulent Plant Grower)

In this episode, I had the honour to have Ami as my guest. She shared with me her interest in growing succulent plants as her hobby.

Ami’s links
Instagram: @echielady
Garden Tags: https://www.gardentags.com/profile/ecoami 
Instagram: @echeveriasstolemyheart (Ami’s friend)

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So until the next episode... make some time for your hobby.

Take care,


00:28 - Intro
00:53 - Who is Ami?
01:35 - Introducing the hobby of succulent plants. What is a succulent plant?
02:24 - Do you have any social media links you would like to share with everyone?
03:27 - How did you get introduced to succulent plants?
04:36 - How big is your collection now?
05:19 - How do you organize your plants in your house?
06:54 - Are you going to move more of your plants outside next summer?
07:16 - What are some of your favourite plants?
07:59 - What is the biggest plant you own?
08:38 - Do you still own your first succulent plant?
09:15 - What are some common diseases for your plants?
13:02 - Where do you usually go to learn more about succulent plants?
13:53 - Talking about the succulent plant community.
15:23 - Is there a plant that you really want but haven’t had the chance to get yet?
17:05 - Do your children show interest in succulent plants?
17:58 - What would you say is the best part about growing succulent plants?
18:47 - Did you ever try using hyperlapse on your succulent plant growth?
19:52 - What is your current biggest challenge when you first started growing succulent plants?
21:37 - What type of equipment do you have?
25:04 - What is your current biggest challenge?
28:46 - What is a great starter plant?
29:46 - Has growing succulent plants helped you relax when you’re stressed?
31:48 - Has growing succulent plants ever stressed you out?
35:08 - What are some misconceptions about people who grow succulent plants?
37:06 - What has growing succulent plants taught you in life?
37:52 - Do you want to present your hobby to the world or use it as your escape from reality?
39:25 - Would you ever write a book on how to properly grow a plant?
41:11 - Is there any plant from any country you really want?
44:08 - Do you have any word of advice for anyone who might be interested in this hobby?
46:48 - Do you have any social media links you would like to share with everyone?
47:52 - Do you have any questions for me about succulent plants?
50:13 - Outro