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Recently I purchased some succulents to refresh my bedroom, and when it came to potting them I searched the internet and social media for ideas…

I discovered many new and inventive ways to keep them. Here’s a few that you could try!

For my succulents, I put them in pots I already owned. I purchased the black and white ‘pot’ from Tiger, though it was labelled as a (handle-less) mug. I moved the plant from the original pot into the mug and put shingle around it. The turquoise ‘pot’ is the bottom of a trinket pot – also from Tiger. I collected some shingle from the garden and put it round the plant as well. Unfortunately I don’t now there the purple jar is from (as it was a gift) all I did with it was put its original pot in the jar. The cacti is still in its original pot.

A great idea for potting succulents is putting ones of all different shapes sizes and colours  into a bowl all together and the placing shingle, rocks and shells around them. The shingle helps to stop the plants from growing as well as looking in keeping with the plants.

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There is loads of other ways of keeping succulent; such as in a terrariums, tea cups, tins, bowls or vases. So get creative!

Imogen

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