Gardening & Outdoors
Woman uses broken pottery and old containers to make adorable succulent gardens
I cannot get over how cute these all look. What a great way to showcase succulents while keeping garbage out of the landfill.
Ma Fatima Garcia
04.12.22

Succulents go well in any part of your home. You can put some in your bathroom, office, garden, and even in your living room.

Why do people love succulents?

These tiny beauties are perfect for all of us. Even if you don’t have a green thumb, you can take care of succulents.

Aside from that, it gives your place a touch of beauty.

Succulents allow you to relax, increase productivity, and even enhance concentration. It also increases the production of oxygen, making the air you breathe fresher.

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Busy people love them because they don’t need to be watered every day and require minimal attention.

The YouTube channel Succulent Garden posted a video showing 12 DIY Succulent Recycled art.

Many people started cultivating their gardens, and succulents became a popular hobby for people. It kept them busy during the lockdown.

Excited to learn new ideas for your garden?

Here are 12 easy projects to try.

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Succulent DIY Idea # 1

Using a plastic jar with a crack, she filled it up with cultured soil and started filling the gap with succulents. She added the bigger pieces on top and watered them.

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Succulent DIY Idea # 2

She drilled a hole in the bottom of five porcelain cups. Then she took five beautiful and small-sized succulents and transferred them into each. Simple and oh-so-adorable.

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Succulent DIY Idea # 3

This cute wooden box was cleaned and filled up with cultured soil. She chose different succulents and carefully arranged them in the tiny bed.

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Succulent DIY Idea # 4

Using an old big bowl that was cleaned, she filled it with soil and pumice, then laid a small pot and a branch-like accessory that makes it looks like a tree. It’s definitely my favorite.

For the flowers, she chose bright-colored succulents and arranged them accordingly. She finished it by adding some Osmocote.

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Succulent DIY Idea # 5

If you have a broken vase, you can use it by adding a sufficient amount of soil then, using the broken pieces, place them inside the vase to give it a unique look.

Fill with succulents and water.

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Succulent DIY Idea # 6

Give your usual succulent plant a makeover by changing its vase. You could use a glass that you’re not using. Just make sure to drill a hole underneath.

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Succulent DIY Idea # 7

If you have a cracked vase, don’t throw it out just yet. Like what was done with project number one, fill it up with cultured soil and put small succulents in the spaces.

Fill the top with bigger-sized succulents, and that’s it.

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Succulent DIY Idea # 8

This is a bit similar to numbers one and seven. The only difference is that the vase didn’t have cracks on the body.

She used a vase with a crackled look and smooth edges. Filled it up with soil and gave a few succulents a new home.

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Succulent DIY Idea # 9

If you have a big bowl with cracks, use it as your base for an enchanting mini garden. Put soil, rocks, pumice, and then start decorating.

This one was also a favorite because it looks like a bonsai plant.

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Succulent DIY Idea # 10

This is almost the same as number six. The difference is that she added some pumice stone for a touch of color.

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Succulent DIY Idea # 11

If you have a bowl that you don’t use, drill three holes and add soil, rocks, pumice, and some old twigs. Add your succulents and water.

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Succulent DIY Idea # 12

Do you have a small vase or container that doesn’t have a place in your kitchen?

Fill it up with soil and, just like this star-shaped container, she arranged tiny succulents that made it look like a star.

A beautiful piece fit for your office table.

Which one is your favorite? You can do many more DIY recycled succulent projects. You’re only limited by your creativity.

Watch the full video below to see the whole process!

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By Ma Fatima Garcia
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Ma Fatima Garcia is a contributor at SBLY Media.
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