Create a Succulent Bird Bath Planter

Create a beautiful outdoor display of easy-care succulents in a charming bird bath

Under 2 hours
Create a beautiful outdoor display of easy-care succulents in a charming bird bath

Add succulents to a bird bath to create a simple outdoor planter garden that makes a beautiful decorative statement as a landscape focal point. Use this easy-to-follow project guide and create your own Succulent Bird Bath.

What You Need

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.