Project Guide

Create a Succulent Bird Bath Planter

1
MIX PERLITE AND POTTING MIX
mix perlite and potting mix
  • Mix equal parts perlite and potting mix; fill bird bath roughly ¾ full with soil mixture.



2
PLANT SUCCULENTS
plant succulents
  • Use the trowel to make enough holes in the potting mixture to accommodate the number of plants. 
  • Leave 2 to 3 inches of space between each plant. 
  • Plant succulents inside birdbath making holes with trowel to accept succulent.
3
FILL IN PLANTER
fill in planter
  • Carefully place one succulent into each of the plant holes. 
  • Be sure not to break or cut any of the plant roots.
4
FILL IN SOIL
fill in soil
  • Fill remaining space around succulents with soil mixture and top with pebbles.
5
WATER PLANTS
water plants
  • Water the succulents and repeat weekly. 
  • Make sure to let succulents dry completely as they are prone to over watering.