How to Make a Wine Cork Succulent Planter
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Today we’re teaching you how to make wine cork succulent planters with Southern California succulents – so of course we’re opening a bottle of California red wine!
For this DIY project you’ll need:⠀
- A few wine corks
- Small succulents (cuttings with either no roots or very small roots work great)⠀
- Drill and whichever bit works best for your size of corks (5/16 is a safe bet)⠀
- Cactus soil ⠀
- A glass of Jetbird Merlot, of course!
Wine Cork Succulent Planter in 5 Easy Steps
Step 1: Drill a hole into your wine cork
Use a drill to make a hole about ¾ down your cork. You may need to give it a few tries to get a clean opening!
Step 2: Shake your cork clean
Give your cork a good shake to remove any debris.
Step 3: Add soil
Add a pinch of soil into the opening of your cork.
Step 4: Plant your succulent
Wedge your little succulent into the soil.
Step 5: Water your wine cork succulent
Give your succulent about 4-5 drops of water – a little goes a long way!
Place these cute little accents on your windowsill, turn them into fridge magnets, or give them away as party favors!
As they grow, you can transplant them by lightly pulling them out and nestling them into a pot of cactus soil. We recommend transplanting after a couple weeks!
In Vino Finito
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