How to grow an adorable succulent turtle

How cute is this succulent turtle! Easy to look after and easy to make! We think it’s so adorable that we reckon every garden should have one šŸ˜‰

Succulent turtle topiary

It’s very easy to learn how to make your own succulent turtle. AndĀ what’s even better is that you can get most of the needed supplies at your local Dollar store.

Now if you’re planning to make one, we suggest you consider making another so that your turtle plantĀ won’t get lonely. Lonely turtle, sad-looking garden! And of course we don’t want that. Ā šŸ˜‰

It’s not exactly a ‘cheap’ project but itĀ is inexpensive cute garden decor that will be around for years!

You can learn the steps by heading over to the full tutorial via the link below theĀ album!

You’ll need these materials:

  • Wire Hanging Basket with Coir Liner
  • 4 Clay Pots
  • Sphagnum Moss
  • Sempervivum (Hens & Chicks) Succulent Plants
  • Roll of Chicken Wire
  • Landscape Fabric
  • Washers

And these tools:

  • Wire Cutter
  • Small Knife


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You can get step-by-step instructions from The Shade Gardener over at Gardening in the Shade

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