I went to Detroit’s Eastern Market and found these great succulents. Love that the vendor put it in a cup holder so I could better navigate the market with them in hand. They were at a good price and I like to shop local.
I’ll be using the aloe vera and air plant in other pots but the three cacti were used for this mini garden. I like using natural elements like feathers, stones and driftwood to add interest too!
Here’s what you need:
- flat glass bowl (I used a salad bowl from a thrift store)
- potting soil
- stones (from my home’s landscaping and the arrow one from Lake Erie)
- feathers (found on a trip to Lake Erie)
- small piece of driftwood (also Lake Erie)
I placed the stones in the bottom for drainage.
Put some soil into the bowl and then carefully take the cactus out and arrange them. Put soil around the cactus to fill the bowl.
I painted the feathers with some neon paint for fun but you could leave them as is. I used a white Sakura Gelly Roll pen to draw the arrow on the stone. For height, I placed the driftwood standing upright.
Love the natural elements in the dish garden!