Hey friends!

At the end of this 2020, I would like to do my first 12 Days series.

I would like to do something different this time. I want to share some Succulent Garden Tips in these 12 days. I’m just starting my blog and I realize I don’t talk about “her’ much on Joysucculent.

So, for the next 12 days, I’m going to be sharing some planting succulent garden tips to help you grow your succulent garden and how can you gain profit from planting, especially for in – house mom.

Day 1: Easy Way to Find Your Lovely Succulent for Succulent Garden

Day 2: What You Need to Know About Soil

Day 3: An Easy Way To Find A Good Location For Your Garden

Day 4: 3 Simple Steps To Create A Beautiful Succulent Garden

Day 5: 4 Big Mistakes You might Be Doing

Day 6: 5 Ways Any Succulent Parent Can Make Money on Planting Succulent

Day 7: Where Can You Get Ideas For Your Succulent Garden Design

Day 8: 4 Tools To Help You Grow Your Succulent Garden

Day 9: What Is The Best Time For Growing Your Succulent

Day 10: 3 Ways to Make Your Succulent Garden Easier to Manage

Day 11: 5 Top Succulent Myths That Everyone Believes

For our last day of the 12 Days series, I want to talk about how to thrive your succulent garden in 2021.

Clean up the ground before planting

Today I’ll go through with you how to create your succulent garden.

Now you know well about your garden, environment and the succulent you prefer for your garden. Get ready to start! Let’s start to create your dream succulent garden.

Clean up the Ground

This is the time for you to clear the ground, you need to take away all the grass and the roots.

Put on gloves and hat, and start cleaning the garden with your family. It’s an interesting moment when you do it with your children.

You can use chemical methods to get rid of grass roots. Why not use organic methods? Several effective organic methods can be used to clean up the land.

Using manual removal is an effective and natural method. Before you plan to cut the grass, wet the lawn for a day or two.

A sharp spade is needed to cut the lawn. Remove each section by sliding the spade beneath the segment and levering it up and out of the ground.

2.Improve The Soil

You did the testing for your soil, now it is time to amend it. When you build a garden for the first time, don’t forget to add some compost.

3.Design of garden

Consider the mature size of succulent for garden design

Yes, it’s time to design your garden!

You may need to develop some garden design skills to meet your basic needs. Here, I’ll share some basic knowledge for designing your garden with you.

First, mapping out your garden and remark on the sunlight condition on the map.

It is time for you to consider how to design your garden now. Pick up a pen and discuss it with someone you love.

a)Mature size

Succulent need some space to grow, so don’t put your succulent too close to each other.

When you design a garden, you should consider the size of maturity of plants.

I suggest that organized the low-lying plants such as sedum in the foreground or used as edging, medium size plants put in the middle section and tall plants like Agave can plant in the back.


You can use a form as a guiding principle to arranging the succulents. Formal look or informal look? Which want do you prefer?For a formal look, you can arrange the succulent using precise geometric shapes. Or just putting the succulents in an irregular form for an informal look.

C) Line

Some of the garden designers use lines such as vertical line, horizontal, and curved line. Which line are you prefer to depend on your garden bed size?


Succulent plants come in various colors and shapes. As for your ultimate appearance garden, just pay more attention to the colors you are using.

You can use unity or contrast color for your garden design. Unity color means using warm or cool colors. On the other hand, contrast means opposite one another on the color wheel like purple and yellow.

Color Combinations Cheat Sheet

Before choosing any color, what type of the purpose for your garden, if for relaxing, the cool color such as blue, green and purple is calm and relaxed viewers.

But if you prefer the ultimate look garden, you can try the contrast color for your garden design.

There ya go!

Day 4 of 12 Days of caring tips to grow your succulent garden! Be on the lookout tomorrow for day 5!

Now it’s your turn to design your ultimate succulent garden? Tell me about how you design your garden in the comments.

And remember, to pin me!

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