I was just reminded of my weird love of container gardens and succulent plants by RetepDoc's spice garden post.
Who doesn't love plants that you can go and vacation and not worry about watering (or if you're like me you just plain forget sometimes)

Here's the pic I'm looking at right now:

Full DIY post

I see one that looks like a Kilimanjaro but the rest of it looks like various colored echeverias and crassulas. She said in the post she put the same species together though so that can't be right. The nurseries around me rarely have a variety of succulents, let alone colorful ones so I doubt they will be able to help me much.