There are so many ways to have fun with succulents. Everyone knows that succulents are in! From cacti to aloe vera, these cute little plants require minimal effort to maintain and make great accessories to a dorm room or apartment. If you’re ready to take your obsession to the next level, then this is the article for you! Here are the best ways to have fun with succulents.
1. Make Your Own Tiny Terrarium
A little terrarium is one of the best ways to have fun with succulents. These self-contained mini ecosystems are easy to make and maintain, and you can arrange and decorate them however you like (glitter, tiny plastic dinosaurs, etc.)! All you need is an open-top glass container, succulent potting soil, white sand, pebbles and some succulents. Add a 1-2-inch layer of pebbles to the bottom of your container, then enough potting soil to accommodate the full length of your succulents’ roots. Using your finger, poke a small hole in the potting soil where you want each plant to go, then gently nestle them in, firmly patting the soil to cover the roots. Sprinkle a ¼ inch of white sand over the soil layer, then decorate to your liking! Place in direct sunlight, and water every few weeks when the soil is completely dry.
2. Get a Small Succulent Tattoo
An ankle or a wrist is the perfect place for a simple, tasteful line drawing of a sweet little succulent. A tattoo this small will be cheap and quick-healing, too.
3. Share the Love
Running out of ideas for gifts? Succulents reproduce very quickly, so they can easily be repotted into cute, unique containers like a mason jar or a salt shaker to give to the birthday girl, newlywed, or special person in your life. Usually, you can segment off a section of your sprouting succulent and simply place it into a container with potting soil. Keep it in direct sunlight, and water only when the soil is completely dry. The roots may need 5-10 days to grow in the new container.