Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Succulent Strawberry Pots!

This is one side of just one of my succulent strawberry pots. They are a lot of fun to make. I did not bother with putting a bottle on the inside of any other contraption because I use so much sand in my soil. That way everything gets water just by watering through the top and each hole.

This was taken when the echeveria's were in full bloom! I really love this pot!

Another view!


Top shot with view


This is my strawberry pot of echeveria's. They are all sending out flowers. This was taken last year and it is now really over grown. I have cut many of the flowers off and planted them elsewhere or given them away. I will save quite a few then dig out the planter. I think I will plant it the same way because I liked how it turned out. I have a couple more pots that I will show you another time. And I still have two more to plant. I love to always have new ideas in the works because it gives me so much to look forward to in Sweetstuff's succulent garden.

15 comments:

Purnima@a creative project said...

wow.. so beautiful!!!

Matti said...

Great work. I am a fan of the echeveria. We have a couple buds on some or ours which we are hoping will open by bloom day. Matti

Candy "Sweetstuff" said...

Thanks you guys! I love doing these. I do hope that your echeveria's open by bloom day Matti! They are some of my favoite succulents also.

marianne said...

What a great idea!
I have a strawberry pot with old strawberries.... Maybe I should try this!

Have a nice day!

InspireBohemia@gmail.com said...

These are absolutely gorgeous! Gorgeous!!! I have a strawberry pot herb garden that does fabulous on my balcony, but I have yet to fill one with succulents. If you would like to succulent swap I'd be thrilled, I have a lot of propagating leaves. Send me an e-mail at InspireBohemia@gmail.com if you'd like to swap addresses.

~Catherine

Julie said...

OMG! These are wildly beautiful!!! They are planted with such a great array of sux! Just gorgeous, Candy!!!

Mandy said...

Wow! These are gorgeous!! I hope mine get this nice...very exciting!!

kclily said...

WooHoo!! I have a empty strawberry pot and now I know what I am going to do with it!! Yours is beautiful.

Noelle said...

I love strawberry pots and succulents. I have not tried them together, but I need to try. I love the succulents in your title photo and have many of them growing in my garden.

Kathiesbirds said...

I am trying to grow a few succulents in my yard but the rabbits and birds are eating all the leaves off of them. I now know why everything in the desert has spines-that way you don't get eaten! Your pot and plants look great! Thanks for stopping by my blog!

Karen715 said...

Those are lovely. I'd love to do that, but I have to bring my succs indoors in the winter. It would be impossible for them to get sufficient light on all sides. But I can dream, and enjoy your pics.

Diana said...

Love Love the strawberry pot with the echeveria overflowing. I will have to do that with mine.
Love your pictures.

Candy "Sweetstuff" said...

Karen I do bring my succ's the delicate ones like these indoors (the garage) every winter. I am hoping to get a greenhouse that I can put up and take down so I can have more room.

I can't wait to see your creations! Post them please so we can all enjoy!

Oooh Noelle I look forward to seeing your succulents like mine!

And Mandy they will look awesome, just give them a little time!

North said...

Nice strawberry pots! They really are a great way to arrange outdoor succulents, and yours are thriving! One day when I have some outdoor space--I'm going to totally do this!

Evelyn said...

Fastastic - really lovely idea.