5 years ago
Wednesday, January 26, 2011
I forget how I came across this site (did someone tweet it?) and its instructions for making a succulent garden out of teacups, but I finally tackled the project this weekend.
A trip to the neighborhood garden center — a refreshingly different experience when you have to crunch through the snow to get there — produced 7-8 tiny succulents and cacti, which I planted in spare teacups (extras, cast-offs, one of my favorites with a broken handle, a small pot missing its lid, etc.). Ideally, succulents need flawless drainage, but my drill was not up to the task of piercing porcelain; that may have to wait. Nonetheless, here's the menagerie gathered on a small lamp table in the sunroom ...