Succulent Planter DIY

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Who doesn’t love these little hardy plants? I have been wanting to put together a mixed succulent planter for some time now, but have been too cheap to actually pay full price for these little beauties. I was in Lowes this past week and happened to ask if they ever go on sale. The Lowe’s worker said as long as there’s 10% imperfections that they can sell them to me for $1 or $3 a piece. My reply- “OK!!” (I was secretly freaking out with excitement, but I tried hard not to show my over-enthusiasm.)

So because I was able to get them for so cheap I decided that I’ll go ahead and make a planter or two as a house-warming gift for my parents new house. So this is totally ruining that surprise, but I couldn’t wait until the weekend was over to share my excitement with you all. The next step was now finding some cute little containers to plant them in. I rummaged a few thrift stores and came up with a few white adorable things to use for my parents. For myself I looked through my cupboards and found a grey gravy boat I’ve owned for the last 7 years of our marriage and have only used once. It went well with our grey themed house decor so it’s now a beautiful little display for my succulents.

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Materials:

– A cute container ( The plants don’t need a lot of space so feel free to use something creative)

-Rocks

-Potting soil (they have cactus soil you can buy or use normal potting soil)

-Succulents

Step 1: Container

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Step 2: Add Rocks to bottom. Be generous since succulents like well drained areas and don’t require tons of soil.

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Step 3: Add soil and plants

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I love the variety!

Step 4: Add rocks on top of soil in between plants to help with drainage. This last step can be skipped if you don’t like the look.

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That’s simple gardening at it’s finest. Check out the creations I was able to make with a few dollars worth of supplies! Use new or old. I chose both!

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Be creative…have fun..and happy gardening!

Love,

Emma

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