How to make a teacup garden

Dig through the china cabinet and give unused teacups a new life as mini planters.

Tools and materials

Decorative pebbles

Garden gloves

Old teacups and saucers

Premium potting mix

Selection of succulents

Trowel

tools and materials required to make a teacup garden

1. Place stones and potting mix in cup

Wearing gloves, line the bottom of the teacups with a layer of stones to help with drainage, then fill with potting mix.

placing potting mix into teacup

2. Plant succulents

Plant succulents in the potting mix. Top with small decorative pebbles. 

putting succulent into teacup

3. Care for plants

Display on saucers in a sunny spot and water occasionally. Check the plant label for full care tips.

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