Keeping this in view, how do you make a living wreath out of succulents?
In this manner, what do I need to make a succulent wire wreath?
How do you attach moss to a grapevine wreath?
Glue Smaller Pieces of Moss onto Wreath
Use a glue gun to secure smaller pieces of moss onto the wreath. Once you have the base layer of moss tucked in the grapevine nicely, it’s time to add more texture. Glue the smaller pieces of moss on top of the base layer. Fill and tuck it into little crevices.
Using a pencil, make a hole for the succulent and insert the root into the moss. Once you have three or four in the moss, start securing them with a piece of wire. Wrap it carefully around the wreath, being careful not to pull off the leaves of the succulent plants. Continue all the way around the wreath form.
To water your succulent wreath, dip it in room-temperature water for a few minutes to allow the sphagnum moss to soak it up. Then allow it dry a bit before watering again. Overwatering kills more plants than anything else. Succulents efficiently store water so they need watering less often than most people believe.
To craft your own wreath, you’ll need a 15- or 16-inch sphagnum moss living wreath frame ($15, amazon.com); 30 to 35 succulents ($40 for 20, amazon.com); Spanish moss ($4, amazon.com), floral pins ($5, amazon.com), and floral stem wire ($4, amazon.com); plus a screwdriver, scissors, and craft paper or newspaper to …
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. Avoid misting or surface-spraying your wreath; this encourages shallow rooting, which weakens plants.