In the past, I have never been a huge succulent fan. My in-laws have a great new cactus garden though that I really enjoy. So when the geraniums in our stone planters started dying off in the heat, I thought I give succulents a go. Every time I see the little guys on the way in the front door- they make me happy. Succulents like well draining soil. I mixed potting soil with sand and a handful of compost to get them started. They also like to be snug in their pots. These guys aren't too snug yet- but as they fill out, they should be happy.