One may also ask, can you plant succulents in a bird bath?
It was really beautiful and we loved having succulents there instead of just the empty bird bath with sometimes dirty water in it. Succulents are great for planting in birdbaths! … Since the bird bath is metal, it heats up quite a bit during the day, making things even hotter for the succulents.
Keeping this in consideration, how do you make a succulent planter?
Can I put live plants in my bird cage?
Tropical plants can be a perfect addition to an aviary or even set off to the side of your bird’s cage. Planted aviaries are most practical outdoors where rain, wind and sunlight help maintain plant health and, depending on climate, inhibit the growth of mold and bacteria.
Good planting choices include succulents, sedums, strawberries, and flowering annuals and vines. You could also create miniature or fairy gardens with tiny plantings or insert a water-tight container and add a small circulating fountain and water garden.
Pea gravel or large stones in the bottom of you bath basin also serve to give bathing birds better footing while using the bath. This is necessary to make the birds feel less vulnerable while they bathe. … If it’s slippery, add gravel or stones to make it safer and easier for birds to use.
Flowers. With its heart-shaped foliage and pink or red flowers, coral-bells (Heuchera sanguinea) makes a good choice for the base of your birdbath. Pot marigolds (Calendula officinalis) bring even more color, along with bee balm (Monarda didyma) and cardinal flower (Lobelia cardinalis).