Succulents are one of the least fussy of all plants; all they require is a bit of soil, some warm sun, and the occasional drink.
They grow wherever you put them, sometimes without any soil at all.
These plants are quite happy almost anywhere, providing they are well drained (whether they're in soil or not) and most revel in full sun, or at least some sunshine every day.
Crafts such as succulent wreaths and topiaries look more complicated
than they are and even those will less creative ability can make them and plant them with these tough plants.
Using hardy succulents and tropical succulents to decorate our gardens was a stroke of genius.
Crafts such as succulent wreaths and topiaries look more complicated than they are and even those will less creative ability can make them and plant them with these tough plants.
Some unique ideas are pictured below - let your inner artisan out and get creative;
Trendy aeriums are a unique way to display your succulents and airplants. They can be hung in a window or set on a windowsill, desktop or table. Check out your local gift shop if they have any interesting glassware available.
Recycling and salvaging old plastic pots and giving them a new lease on life with a creative paint job is easy, and almost free. No need to spend a whole lot of cash on places to plant Sedum and Sempervivum; they're happy with wherever you put them, and their beauty overshadows even the most beautiful container.
Hypertufa has taken the gardening world by storm; this versatile and easy to make material is rustic indeed. Hardy succulents of all descriptions thrive in hypertufa pots, because of the rough texture for them to cling to.
Rustic salvage from thrift stores, recycle centers and garage sales are perfect ways to be creative without spending a bundle. Keep your eyes peeled, and be ready to grab those elusive finds before someone else does.
Be creative, and think outside the box to find your favorite pots and planters for succulents; they're very forgiving, and seem to thrive in the challenge of unusual planting schemes, containers and displays.
Here are some more unique ways to display succulent plants...
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