For a busy person that longs for exquisite adornment for the interior and curb appeal, succulents can be a best solution. Unlike many other plants, succulents are drought tolerant, which makes them a perfect choice for a low-maintenance front yard and backyard. But they do need some space to grow.
If you have limited space at home, yet want to bring in the no-fuss charm of succulents to your home, I’ve summed up 10 succulent garden ideas for small planting area.
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10. Fountain Succulent | HomeBNC | Californiagrown
One of the best ways to tackle the problem of growing plants in limited space is by using containers. They can be anything – a flower pot, bucket, or even an unused fountain.
To grow your succulent in a fountain, make sure the base or the largest bowl of the fountain sits on a level and firm surface. Then, begin to assemble the smaller bowls. Add pea gravel or any other small rock to the bottom of the bowls. The gravel will serve a good water drainage and prevent the succulents from getting water-logged. After that, add the soil onto the gravel. Now, you can put your succulents there.
9. Succulent Wreath | Blessmyweeds | BHG
Winter is coming. And wreath can be the best option for your special event decoration. Actually, you can make a wreath from various kinds of materials like twigs, hay, or shrubs. But let’s try something new now – making a wreath out of succulents.
To make a succulent wreath, consider picking some beautiful succulents like Aeonium, Echeveria, and Kalanchoe. Cut the stem sections of your succulents 1 to 2 inches long. Let the cuttings sit overnight on a tray or any other flat surface so that the ends of the cuts become callus.
Soak a mesh-covered moss wreath form in water. Let it be fully saturated. Then, insert the succulent cuttings into each small hole in the wreath form. Hold them in place using floral pins or crafts clips.
8. Succulent in a Box | HomeBNC
Hanging a painting to decorate your stark wall is a splendid idea. But instead of a beautiful painting, try hanging succulents on your wall.
To make this idea tangible, you need to make the box that will hold your succulents by assembling a shadow box and a picture frame. Kindly remove the glass and backing of the frame first. Next, insert hardware cloth while the frame faces down. Secure it with staple gun. Add the backing and apply any finish you want to the frame. Then, add the soil through the hardware cloth, poke holes to put the succulents.
Once the succulents have been arranged in the frame, let the frame lie flat. Keep it away from direct sun for 2 weeks to allow the cuttings to form roots. And do not water them for the first two weeks after the roots occur.
7. Potted Succulent Garden | BHG
Flower pots are everyone go-to containers for growing plants when it comes to small space. There are various kinds of flower pots you can choose from. And they can accentuate your succulents immensely.
Just pick a small flower pot made of glass or ceramic, fill it with soil and gravel, place and arrange your favourite succulents in it, and set it down on your coffee table to amaze some guests.
6. Micro Fairy Garden project idea| Domesticallycreative
This fairy garden is exquisite. More importantly, it is easy to make. You don’t have to be a DIY expert to build a home for a fairy. You’ll just need an unused fruit basket or colander or any other basket that has plenty of holes for drainage, cocoa liner, cactus potting mix, and the succulents of your choice. And don’t forget to get a fairy garden figurine to round the tiny garden out.
5. A Pine Cone Succulent project idea | Theinspiredhomeandgarden
Hanging your succulents in a terracotta pot is a dime a dozen. Let’s try something new like this pine cone planter.
To make this wonderful planter, you need to spray the bottom part of the pine cone which looks like a bowl with adhesive. Press in some sphagnum moss. Don’t press it too firm as the tangle of the moss will help to hold the succulents in place. Wrap fishing line around the core of the cone. Add the succulents, and hang the planter.
4. Cage your Succulent! | HomeBNC
Do you have an old bird cage at home? Don’t throw it away as it can make a pretty good adornment for your porch or deck when combined with succulents.
All you need to do is just filling the cage with sphagnum moss and plant the succulents. Envision how you want your cage will look like.
3. A Beautiful Tree Trunk Planter project idea | Decorhomeideas
This tree trunk planter will add the charm of rustic look to your small backyard. You will just need to get a trunk, make one or two hollows for the succulents, whitewash the trunk, add soil and gravel into the hollows and plant the succulents. Don’t forget to make some small holes underneath for water drainage.
2. A Monogram Succulent project idea | Decorhomeideas
A Monogram can be a great centrepiece in your bedroom or living room. What makes it look better is when you grow some succulents in it.
Making a monogram succulent is merely a breeze. You just need to get your monogram, then saturate it with water. Don’t make the monogram overwhelmed with water though. Make sure the moss is moist yet springy. Place the succulent cuttings, and you’re good to go with last idea in this list.
Number 1. A Hanging Succulent Sphere project idea| Drought-smart-plants
A ball of succulents? Why not? This sphere succulents will awe your guests for sure. And if you want to adopt this idea, you need to get 2 garden hanging baskets. Fill them with moss, assemble the baskets, secure them with wire rod. Finally, add the succulents, and hang the sphere in your porch, or you can put it on top of a planter.
Those are 10 succulent garden ideas for small planting area that you can try to make at home. Now roll up your sleeves, and explore your creativity with beautiful succulents.
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