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Make Your Own Mini Succulent Garden

Here are more ways to plant those trendy succulents other than just leaving them in the pot

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Photography: Paolo Feliciano

If you’ve just started a hobby of planting and collecting succulents, perhaps your first reaction would just to leave them in a pot. But there are many ways to style your succulents, and the way you arrange them can result in your own mini succulent garden. Check out all the ideas of Jeng Cabrera of Sucker for Succulents right here.  

Terrarium


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If you live in a condo unit and all you have is a windowsill, then your best bet is to create a succulent terrarium. To find out how to make your own, see below.

READ: DIY-Succulent Terrarium

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Bowls


Want to create a major impact? Group them together in one big bowl! You can group as many as seven to nine varieties. To make your “succulent bowl party” more eye-catching, pick plants that vary in height and color. Add even more visual interest by using a colorful bowl, or a traditional ceramic blue-and-white bowl.

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Mini grouping


If you don’t want to lump all your succulents in a bowl, you can make a mini-vignette using containers of different shapes, materials, and heights (try using up-cycled items like old jars or decorative pieces). Small to medium-size succulents are best for this style. Try the echeveria family, the crassula conjuncta, aloe aristata, or crassula tricolor necklace.

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Modern vignette


For a modern, streamlined vignette (best in modern-tropical homes), go for a grouping of similar, simple pots in different sizes and with a single kind of cactus each. Create dimension by arranging the cacti in varying levels.

Hanging


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Contrary to the notion that only specific plant types can be used, succulents can be a more modern, structured alternative to the usual hanging plants. Use a sculptural-looking container, or place them in small bowls and perch them on top of shelves.

Plants and vignettes by Jeng Cabrera for Sucker for Succulents; this snippet originally appeared in “Style Those Succulents” in the April 2014 issue of Real Living magazine

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