Hosting a succulent planting party is a perfect way to get together with friends and have a remembrance of your time together. Birthdays and other life events are a great reason to host such a get together. If you’re needing succulent decorations for a wedding, get your bridesmaids together.
With all the materials available, it won’t take long to finish decorations for several tables. When possible, try to include someone who’s familiar with the little nuances of putting together a succulent display, but if nobody is available, look for instructions online.
What is a Succulent Party?
There are many reasons for a succulent party, as mentioned above and others. You can throw a succulent party just for entertainment. The growing popularity of low care succulent plants has piqued everyone’s interest in this favorite plant.
When possible, host a succulent party outside during daylight hours. Evening hours when temperatures are starting to cool is a good time for an outdoor party. Use low tables and cushions for seating if that best fits your plan. Set up a succulent station where guests can choose a small container, soil, and succulents to plant.
Provide a selection of colored sand, shells, and pebbles for top dressing. Start with a single plant per container, or if using small unrooted cuttings, use three or even five. Planting cuttings is an inexpensive way to get lots of variety. Cuttings are readily available online at an inexpensive cost, compared to purchasing rooted plants.
Things to Remember When Planting Succulents
Use well-draining soil specifically for succulent plants. Anchor the plant well, gently spreading the roots and covering with soil. Cover the root system with a rooting hormone to encourage growth. If you forget rooting hormone, break out the cinnamon. Wait for a week to water the container.
Add top dressing to make the plants appearance more distinctive. Decorate as appropriate for the party. Use succulent designs on desserts, tabletops, and wherever else you choose.