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How to Plant a Succulent Garden
Jan 26/17

How to Plant a Succulent Garden Posted by: Aaron Stearns | 0 Comments

If you are looking to add some greenery to your space, consider planting a succulent garden. Succulents are low maintenance plants, that come in a wide variety of shapes, sizes and textures. They are the perfect plant for small, bright spaces, and require minimal water.

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What You Need:

  1. A planter
  2. Soil, any quick draining soil will do
  3. Charcoal and/or Pebbles
  4. Succulents

Step 1:
Fill planter with a thin layer of pebbles and/or charcoal (about an inch) to keep the roots above water.

Step 2:
Fill the planter with soil up to a couple inches of soil up to an inch or two below the top of the planter.

Step 3.
Place desired succulents into planter. You can add multiple succulents to one planter, or you can use a plant a single succulent in a small planter


  • When mixing succulents, think about how they will visually compliment each other, and the planter before planting. You can mix colors and textures to create a living work of art in your planter.
  •  Allow the soil to dry out between watering.
  •  Place your planter next to a window with bright light
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