DIY Projects: Turn Your Table into a Succulent Garden

DIY Succulent Garden

There are a lot of reasons people prefer creating small succulent garden instead of the usual ones.

Succulents are known for its ability to store water, making them fit for areas with high-temperature climates and quite low rainfall. It’s their ability to resist drought that makes them a favorite among gardeners. These plants also have pretty unique forms, good enough to give your garden that much wanted eye-pleasing display.

Some might find it hard to start their own small succulent garden, but in truth, you don’t have to hire a professional just to make one, you can do it yourself. Let us give you an idea how.

If you’re planning on having a small succulent garden but have no idea how to start, here’s one suggestion: a small table. You could get one from IKEA, or maybe you can find an abandoned one from the basement. A side table is perfect for the job cause it’s small, easy to acquire, and easy to transform into a garden, especially for little plants.

Here’s how you can do it.

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Small Succulent Garden

Creating Your Own Small Succulent Garden

Starting your own succulent garden won’t be that hard if you follow this guide we prepared for you.

You need to prepare the following materials:

  • A small side table
  • Ruler
  • Pencil
  • Painter’s tape
  • Craft knife
  • Plastic
  • Soil
  • Pebbles
  • Succulents

How to do it:

Take the top of the table and lightly trace a 12″ x 9″ rectangle using your ruler and pencil.

Table Tracing

Tape down and cut along your ruler to take off the perfect top.

Remove the insides of the table and line with plastic.

Making a Succulent Garden

Pour your pebbles and soil into the rectangle and arrange your succulents.

Place your new succulent table in a bright, airy space, and voila! You now have a classy succulent garden that would be the envy of your friends who come to visit.

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