Need a quick centerpiece for a patio table? Just show off in a cluster of tightly packed rosettes of hen and chicks (Sempervivum tectorum) in small pots. The plant in the foreground grows in just enough soil to fill a 4-inch nursery pot, with small stones packed around it. The plants get a little gentle irrigation in the summer. DESIGN Tish Treherne. - See more at: http://westphoria.sunset.com/2015/02/16/7-easy-spring-planting-ideas-from-our-new-book/#sthash.uH9Vho5n.dpuf
Teapot succulent planter - Found this teapot at a garage sale and planted some hens & chicks along with some Athoum sedum. I attached the plastic crystals to the inside of the pot by attaching the string with outdoor silicone. After watering, the excess water runs out the spout, so no need for drainage holes. DML 5/2014
How to plant succulents in a birdcage 4) 4) remove succulents and place in center of cage as desired. Hens & chicks used here. Remove some of the soil to expose the roots. Now place roots thru wire slots from outside, pour some cactus soil in the inside to cover the roots.