A succulent plant for your home is a wonderful opportunity to bring nature home and bring a green touch to minimalist urban setting. But how to do it yourself, or DIY if you prefer and if it is modern, to tame this noble representative of nature without removing her the pleasure to live in dignity?
The beautiful and majestic succulent in nature as well as at home
Succulents and especially succulents that are one of their most beautiful species are fleshy plants with the capacity to store water in their leaves, hence the name, which are adapted to survive in arides¹ environments. In tough or fibrous leaves, succulent leaves in rosette, oily plant is a dwarf plant that is most solid, defending, hardy and resistant.
Three succulents in modern vases candlestick style glass
In addition, she is very beautiful and although its color is not bright and warm, it is better would enter into an ultra modern minimalist urban setting. If you hold these qualities is the main reason for the man, acting knowingly, to dare to remove this creature from its natural environment, offer them an environment to which it never expected and welcome in his house while alienating his own habitat forever.
Three different succulents soaked in very design vases
Before the man decides to bring the plant without land to his house and ventures to make him endure the suffering, he carefully informed how to offer a succulent plant a completely different life in the city without much expose to any risk in any way whatsoever.
Hydroponics: DIY or how? Above all, we must uproot the plant
The man discovered and developed hydroponics hydroponics for his own pleasure with the idea in mind that succulents, succulent plants and others should embrace a brave new world for him after he left uproot by his hand to serve a cause that is his.
After washing the roots, the plant is ready for hydroponics
By asserting as a powerful master who pulls the succulent life before, man also has a responsibility to ensure that his life continues. And that no matter how but assuring him a favorable atmosphere at least as regards the decor.
Oily plant beautiful home thanks to hydroponics
Before aesthetics there still has life to be insured. So, instead of bending right away on various and varied ideas relating to aesthetics, let us not forget that life is beautiful in itself. For this reason, before focusing on the design of the containers,
Idea of container adapted to succulents landless
will be briefly presented hydroponics. Hydroponics is a method adapted especially succulents that can grow in water, without soil, but without forgetting the use of mineral elements in the hydroponic nutrient solution that is added from time to time.
Cactus floating in the water and nutrient solution hydroponic
How to grow without soil? The steps for DIY are suivantes²: you must realize that plants, once soaked in water, grow roots different from those they would flare if it were planted in the ground.
Hydroponics succulents after cleaning their roots
You must then find said container design preference, modern, fashion to best meet the expectations that you might have in the light of your unique and demanding interior. Set aside a few small instruments that allow you to thoroughly clean the soil stuck to the roots.
DIY or how to make an aluminum plate to hold the plant without soil
The succulent not be soaked in water like we used to do with the flower bouquets after buying. This plant landless not even water will come close. Only his new roots develop it will float in water. For this, you need aluminum
DIY or how to make a board that will hold the plant above water
and scissors that can cut into the desired shape by referring to the selected container. Then you'll need a drill (careful! Too fragile women abstain) with which you will drill a hole in the plate
DIY with a drill that will make a hole in the aluminum plate
which will pass the roots of the plant and keep the same plant away from the water. It is important to remember that the only roots contact with water. Take again the scissors that will help you make a cut, a slot if you prefer, leaving the hole to either side of the plate in the rectangular case.
DIY or how to make a slot in the aluminum plate
Then, the aluminum plate bend upward.
Cut a slit in an aluminum plate in order to drag the succulent
Finally, the plant slide carefully into the slot. This may seem a bit frustrating to see the succulent and chained but thanks to this piece the plant will not be submerged in water. It should also be careful about the amount of water and hydroponic nutrient solution in which you soak the roots.
Oily plant slid into the aluminum plate ready to be put into the container
There are several other ways to do just like other containers to accommodate succulent plants that appeal. Instead of using any metal, you're going to put rocks or pebbles in glass containers and as well manage to have the desired effect.
New design idea: rocks or pebbles in a container to put the plants
Do not forget to take care of the plant because it is a creature as beautiful as any other creature on earth. You made him change the decor, it's your duty to do your best to create another space it as pleasant as possible for it to actually forbid it.
A variety of succulents: a beautiful hydroponic skewer