Bird Bath Garden...
Will that be miniature? Or succulents?
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Don't give up on your cracked or damaged stone or concrete bird bath; they make perfect bird bath gardens. Fill it with succulents, trailing over the edge, or make it into a miniature garden.
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Two of the winners of the Best Succulent Containers contest have been bird baths, made into spectacular planters. Follow their lead, and make your own.
Hardy succulents planted in a concrete bird bath for a planter
Because the soil is so shallow, it's important to make sure to choose appropriate plants - those with shallow roots and able to withstand drought are best.
Something draping over the edges gives the impression of water - here, Dichondra is used for that effect.
Shoes salvaged off the beach (including a diving boot!) are overflowing with succulents, including Sempervivum. Shells complete the theme.
See how Sensible Gardening and Living got inspired to re-create this birdbath into a planter...
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