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How To DIY Succulent Planter Box

In addition to growing succulents in special containers, we can also try to grow them in containers that save money and achieve the same effect. That is the DIY succulent planter box. As long as you master the following steps, you can make your own succulent plant potted plants. Here are some tips about how to DIY succulent planter boxes!

A few simple steps to DIY succulent box planter

1. Choose the wood that suits you
If you make potted plants for long-term use, then you can choose some high-quality wood to make. Such as cedar. It is much better than other ordinary woods in terms of price and quality. This type of wood can be used for more than 20 years.

In addition, if your budget is limited, you can choose Douglas fir. Its use time is about 7-10 years.

2. Assembly materials
The amount of wood you need depends on the type of pot you want. Then we have to buy some auxiliary work to assemble:

Wood screws
Saw (or pay the hardware store to pre-cut the wood for you)
Vinyl screen (optional)
Dyeing or varnishing (optional)
Trim (optional)

After you have prepared these tools, you can follow the methods below to make them:

Step 1: Cut the woodblock

Just cut the woodblock to the length and width you want to make sure the wood is cut in a straight line.

Step 2: Connect the parts

It is necessary to drill some pilot holes on the short side of the wood and the base to help the screws to be inserted evenly.

Step 3: Drill drainage holes

Anyone who has experience in planting succulents will drill drainage holes, and plants without drainage holes will encounter many problems.

Part 4: Renovate the appearance of flower pots

If you want your flowerpot to be beautiful and beautiful, then you can try to decorate it.

Part 5: Adding soil

We can start with a thin layer of gravel, and then a layer of organic soil, preferably the soil used by cacti, which is very helpful for the growth of succulents.

Part 6: Growing Succulents

After all the steps are completed, we can grow our succulents!