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Prep Your Space
Place an old towel in the base of a low, wide garden pot. This will help keep the round-bottomed wire basket steady while you’re planting.
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Line with Moss
Begin by filling the basket with sheet or sphagnum moss, green-side facing out. Be careful to cover the space fully, so there are no gaps or holes.
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Trim the Basket Liner
Using sharp scissors or pruners, cut a coconut coir liner to fit neatly inside the basket. You don’t want to see any of the liner over the top.
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Scoop in Soil
Add potting mix, leaving room for the plants (so it’s about two-thirds full). We use a blend especially made for containers that includes perlite, peat moss, vermiculite, and sand.
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Pot up the basket with succulents, like this trailing jade (Kleinia petraea, also known as Senecio jacobsenii). Fill in with additional soil, as you would when planting a regular container.
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Attach the chain, and place the basket in a bright location. Water thoroughly. When the threat of frost is gone, hang it outside in a sunny spot.
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