The jade plant, or Crassula ovata, remains one of the most popular succulents due to its ease of care and strong growth. People originally believed it could bring good fortune to the owners and thus used it as a housewarming gift for new property owners. These individuals referred to the jade as the dollar or […]
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A recent grad of the College of William and Mary, Patrick has a passion for all things nature. He particularly focuses on xerophillic plants - those sexy succulents. Academically, his interest is in closed-system ecology; the realization of a truly self-sustaining ecosystem is his life goal. Hobbies include hiking, gardening, painting poorly, and making jokes only he finds funny.