Tuck each root ball through a planting hole. Use a spoon, if necessary, to loosen the soil. Firm soil around each plant until it’s held snugly in place. Reattach the chain to the top of the sphere, hang it up, then water thoroughly.
Regarding this, how do you plant succulents in a wire basket?
Line the wire planting basket with a layer of wet sphagnum moss. Add a 1-inch layer of cactus soil to the moss, pressing the soil into the moss. Place the floral foam ball in the basket. Cover the top half of the foam ball with wet sphagnum moss and cactus soil.
Additionally, how do you make a hanging succulent arrangement?
Can I plant succulents in a basket?
If using nursery succulents, plant them as you would in any container, or simply tuck them—still in their pots—into the basket. Use dry moss to conceal pot rims and gaps. A ribbon or bow adds a nice touch and says, “this is a gift.”
There are so many options of what to put in your basket. You can fill it with annuals, succulents or even use it for a mini herb garden. I used annual flowers for my basket including Angelonia, Petunias and Alyssum.
All about hanging basket liners
No matter which liner you choose, cut a piece of plastic, like a garbage or grocery bag, to fit and poke a few drainage holes into the center. Lay this over the liner before adding in potting mix to help lock in as much moisture as possible when you water.