I began by finding jars that would fit these succulents. As the plants grow and thrive I will need to get bigger jars but for now I'm using small jars. I put a few drops of hot glue on the bottom of the jar lid then glued on the plant. You can see just how dry this poor plant was.
Succulent Terrarium Using a Mason Jar
I will admit it, I have a problem with plants. I forget to water them until they are bent over gasping for help, it is then that I realize they're in trouble. When I saw this idea at a friend's house I knew I had to share with anyone who is in need of the same solution.
I gave the plant a little water then covered the soil with a little moss to hold in the water and make it look a little nicer.
I placed the jar over the top and screwed it closed.
The plants will now be self watering. Yay! They may stand a chance around here this way.
Any kind of jar will work. I used a recycled jelly jar and a Mason jar for these. I love working with succulents, I've made all kinds of DIY projects using succulents and you can read about them by following the bold link. I just have a terrible time remembering to water my plants.
Mason jars or recycled jars... that's it, that is the solution. I gathered the small succulents that are the hardest to keep alive for me and put them in jars. This is not a solution that is going to work for all the big plants that are on the verge of death around here but for the small ones, this is a perfect idea.
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