Besides, how long do succulent wreaths last?
Longevity. From the time the wreath is planted, you can count on at least one year of use if you have any sense of growing succulents at all. More common is for a wreath to last 2 to 5 years and I have had one customer who reported success for 10 years!
Secondly, how do you attach succulents to a grapevine wreath?
These can be found at Hobby Lobby or Michaels.
- First clip all your succulents.
- Then add a layer of moss to your wreath using the hot glue gun.
- Add your succulents on top and hold in place with hot glue.
- Use floral pins to help keep succulents in place. And…that’s a wrap. So simple, right?!
How do you care for a succulent wreath?
- Soak your potting soil and sphagnum moss in water. …
- Line the inside of the wreath with sphagnum moss, then fill with soil. …
- Carefully plant your plants around the wreath. …
- Water your wreath and lay flat for about a week. …
- Hang your wreath. …
- Water wreath 2-3 times a week to make sure it lasts its full potential.
Keep It Moisturized
One of the most important steps in keeping a wreath lively and fragrant is preventing it from drying out. Spritzing the wreath with water every other day or so will help greatly, especially in warmer climates.
Editor’s Tip: Water your succulent wreath when it feels dry—every three to 10 weeks, depending on temperature and lighting. Soak the wreath in a container of water for at least one hour.
The maintenance is relatively simple on these wreaths and you may need to clip out an occasional dead leaf every now and then. If any of the succulents start to crowd and outgrow each other over time, then you can prune them out, let the stems heal over and replant. Think of it as the wreath which keeps on giving!