DIY Succulent Terrariums

Pull back your hair, pull up your sleeves, and get ready to put your hands in the dirt while we create these 3 adorable and trendy live succulent gardens!

DIY Succulent Terrarium

Materials:
Live Succulents
Live Air Plant
Cacti and Succulent Potting Mix
Sand/Rocks
Moss
Small Vase, Wooden Planter, Glass Terrarium Bowl 
Natural Cholla Cactus Wood Slice

Single Succulent

DIY Succulent Terrarium

Step 1:
 If your container does not have a drainage hole, begin by filling the bottom of the container with gravel.  Pour the soil over the gravel and fill the container, leaving space at the top.

DIY Succulent Terrarium

Step 2:  Remove a single succulent from the plastic container it is pre-potted in.  Gently remove the soil from the root and place the plant into the new pot. 

DIY Succulent Terrarium

Step 3: Begin filling in the empty space around the succulent with more soil.  Leave space between the succulent and the soil, to prevent rotting. 

DIY Succulent Terrariums
DIY Succulent Terrariums

Succulent Garden

DIY Succulent Terrariums

Step 1: If you are planting your succulent garden in a planter with a liner and no drainage hole, begin by filling the bottom half of the planter with gravel. Then cover the gravel with succulent soil.  Leave space at the top of the planter. 

DIY Succulent Terrarium
DIY Succulent Terrariums

Step 2: Remove succulents from their pre-potted containers, and carefully remove the access soil from the roots. Arrange the plants in the planter. 

DIY Succulent Terrariums

Step 3: Fill in around the succulents with the potting mix .  Be sure to keep space between the soil and the bottoms of the plants to avoid rotting.  Top the soil with decorative sand or stones

DIY Succulent Terrariums

Glass Bowl Terrarium

DIY Succulent Terrariums

Step 1:
 Start by adding a layer of gravel to the bottom of the glass bowl. Cover the stones with a layer of sand.

DIY Succulent Terrariums

Step 2: On top of the sand and rocks, add a healthy layer of soil. 

DIY Succulent Terrariums

Step 3: Into the layer of soil, plant 2-3 succulents.  Be sure to leave enough space open for your live air plant!

DIY Succulent Terrarium
DIY Succulent Terrarium

Step 4: On top of the soil, you can arrange clumps of moss to cover the space around your succulent blooms.

DIY Succulent Terrariums

Step 5: To add texture to your terrarium, place a natural cholla cactus wood slice into the space previously left open. Then, simply set your live air plant on top of the wood slice. The air plant will not need to be planted into the soil, as they do best with plenty of fresh airflow!

DIY Succulent Terrarium
DIY Succulent Terrarium

Give your newly planted succulents 2-3 days before watering to give roots time to heal.

DIY Succulent Terrariums

And there you have it, 3 simple succulent arrangements to keep a consistent and gorgeous design throughout your room!