Assemble This Engaging DIY Hanging Succulent Wall for Your Patio

Obsessive about potted succulents like me?

Create a surprising focal point to your outside patio area by placing in a residing succulent wall of potted succulents! We used a DIY picket board and metal mounting rings, and we hung this beautiful plant present on an exterior yard wall to create a pleasant sitting area.

I actually like how this enterprise turned out!

I am excited to share my mannequin of this patio decor thought I initially observed on Our Faux Farmhouse by means of Instagram. We have now been large impressed to create one ourselves. That’s such a satisfying enterprise to see completed!

Let’s talk about picket hanging boards!

To be honest, we started our terrace enterprise with this DIY hanging pretend barn wood-looking piece we made years prior to now to carry above our mattress. It served its goal for years, and since I simply currently redecorated, I wanted to find a brand new use for it. This was a really perfect different to re-use it as a dangling succulent wall – WooHoo!

The boards measure 5ft x 3ft, and we stained them using a rag with Minwax stain in Ebony. If this dimension is simply too huge, it’s possible you’ll on a regular basis make one smaller to swimsuit presumably six or 9 hanging pots in its place of 12. It’s as a lot as you and your own home.

Above is {a photograph} of the once more of the board to level out how we grouped these one-inch thick picket objects. We then nailed them to a couple objects of plywood to keep up them collectively. It’s a fairly frequent strategy to assemble pallet indicators. In any case, it’s possible you’ll use exact pallet picket (or just use quite a few scrap picket objects as we did with ours).

We ended up framing our picket boards using a 1&situations;1 half of inch piece of primed MDF. That’s totally elective, nevertheless I actually like the finished look.

Let’s talk about {{hardware}} and flower pots!

These 6-inch flower pot mounting rings from Lowe’s are easy to carry, and the 6-inch terracotta pots are low cost and simple to look out at most {{hardware}} retailers. You’ll need small succulents and potting soil, and I usually seize these at The Dwelling Depot or Lowe’s.

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Succulents need well-drained soil. It’s best to use a selected cactus soil mix, or create your private by combining standard potting soil with sand to make it further porous since succulents don’t love moist roots.

Want further succulent care solutions? Be taught our in-depth info to caring for succulents!

Maintain your wall using the French cleat method!

For our super-heavy succulent wall, we used a 1″ x 4″ piece of picket roughly 24″ prolonged and reduce it horizontally at a 45-degree angle. One piece is held on the wall using 50-pound drywall anchors, and the other is held on the once more of the picket board (then they interlock collectively to carry). Check out this useful Learn to Make French Cleat tutorial by means of YouTube.

You may as well make your private or buy a metal French cleat picture hanger to utilize.

DIY Hanging Succulent Wall


Offers Needed

  • scrap picket made into picket pallet sign (5ft. x 3ft), stained or unstained
  • 12 6-inch metal flower pot hangers

  • French cleat kind hanger for the wall and once more of picket hanging (each DIY or retailer bought)
  • 12 6-inch terracotta pots
  • succulents
  • potting soil
  • 2 8-ft objects of 1”x1.5” primed MDF *for elective physique
  • vitality drill
  • desk observed or miter observed
  • nail gun



Put collectively the picket ground for the planter by chopping picket boards the equivalent dimension. Nail 2 objects of plywood to the once more, on the very best and the underside, to protected. Stain if desired or depart as is.


Arrange French cleat to the wall and to the once more of the planter for protected hanging.


Use a measuring tape and pencil to find out the place each mounting ring must be screwed in, and mark the place the screws must go (we spaced ours in an excellent grid type). Then screw each plant ring the place marked to place in. The black planter hangers embrace screws.


If desired, physique your wall hanging with picket. We used a a pair objects of white MDF as a trim, using a butted joint, and nailed it to the sides using a nail gun.


Maintain the picket planter on the wall the place the French cleat is.


Plant succulents inside the terracotta pots.


Place the pots inside the mounting rings. Step once more and luxuriate in your new succulent wall!

I actually like this enterprise and the best way easy succulents are to take care of!

I’ve been transitioning most of my planted pots to succulents because of they’re the most likely to stay alive and survive the Arizona heat. I water them about every completely different day or so via the summer season, they often do properly on my patio.

I’m totally in love with my residing succulent wall, and I have the benefit of it every day! That’s the place I sit and watch my youngsters swim within the summertime, and I work from proper right here some mornings when the local weather is good.

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