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March 13, 2022
At the winter charity ball, Burro's Tail was jealous when her sister succulents showed up looking healthier than her. She was a veteran in the succulent social scene and was looked up to as the classy hostess of most events. She had felt confident and beautiful in her teak and brass cachepot as she left the house but soon became embarrassed when she realized she was losing leaves on her way into the ballroom.
Agave and Echeveria snickered and sneered, but Sedum quickly came to her rescue and whisked her away from the pointing and jeering. While Sedum helped Burro'sTail get cleaned up, she told her that maybe she should cut back on the fertilizing in the winter months during the dormant time and carefully increase fertilizing again during the active growing season.
Burro gave Sedum a grateful hug and returned to the ball with her head held high.
Stay tuned for next week's episode of As the Garden Grows.