47 Succulent Planting Ideas with Tutorials | Succulent Garden Ideas

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11. DIY Succulent Glass Planter


Grow succulents in water glasses. A DIY tutorial can be found here.

12. Succulent Fairy Garden

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Make a succulent fairy garden, it’s easy to make with friend and family. Here is our tutorial on how to make a fairy garden.

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13. Vintage Book Planter

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If you have an old book make a succulent vintage book planter out of it. How? Checkout this step by step tutorial on HGTV.

14. Succulent Wine Bottle Planter

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Succulents do not require much water, and thus they can be planted in unique ways. You can also plant succulents in wine bottles. See how to make DIY wine bottle planter here.

15. Painted Can Succulent Planter

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If you have cans, paint them into your favorite color and grow succulents.

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16. Growing Succulents in Hanging Basketsucculent planting ideas (1)

Growing succulents in a hanging basket is one of the coolest succulent planting ideas. When choosing succulents for a hanging basket, choose trailing ones. A complete planting can be found on Canadian Gardening magazine’s website

17. Succulent String Garden or Kokedamasucculent planting ideas (2)

Succulents are easiest plants for Koke dama. You can see an interesting step by step article on instructables.com.

18. Spilled Succulent Pot

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We already posted a step by step tutorial on how to make a spilled flower pot. Now a spilled succulent pot. It’s a fab idea if you are willing to make something gorgeous from succulents and looking to create a focal point in your garden then this idea is for you.

19. Succulent Dish GardenHow to make Succulent Dish Garden

Read our simple tutorial and make a succulent dish garden. A succulent dish garden is easy to make and looks excellent on table tops and window sills.

20. Succulent Log Planter

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Plant succulents in a log and make it the most interesting thing in your living room. It is free and an excellent organic decorative piece for your home. A perfect DIY educative tutorial is available on HGTV.

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  2. Please tell me where you got the tiny guinea fowl figurine in #9 terrarium succulent arrangement? I raise guinea fowl and succulents and would LOVE to get a similar figurine or more… thanks…

  3. I really enjoyed reading your article on Succulents it was very interesting and informative and I will be sharing them with my friends that are into the same as me I have quite a few of them now and I only have a veranda for all of my plants and I also grow lots of different plants as well I thank you very much for your wonderful information and please take care of yourself and I will be looking for more of your advice on Pinterest thanks again Debra


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