What’s Trending in Succulents – Part 7 “Succulent Tapestry Landscaping”

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When it comes to Succulent Tapestries, Laura Eubanks of Design for Serenity is one of the best. When making a Tapestry, very much like needlepoint, your designs forms a tight knit formation without blank spaces. In a succulent design that would translate to no dirt showing.

Succulents are placed in relation to size with the largest first and then filledacca1b4d672129ef5092309a02684ff6[1] in and surrounded with smaller plantings or cuttings keeping in mind blends of colors and shapes. It’s almost like doing needle work or a painting, but with no fear. Succulents are forgiving, can be moved easily snipped and trimmed and stuck back into the soil. With a no fear, playful state of mind, creating these tapestries can be fun, fast and addictive with dramatic results

 

Another element that can be used to fill in spaces between planting is rock, stones or pebbles. The best Succulent Tapestries I’ve seen uses these elements 51f301205114ee0f1c6d38c53322c2fb[1]wisely to enhance, rather than detract from the design. It interweaves hard texture opposed to the softness of the plants, but feels as if each brings out the best of the other. It’s a delicate balance and should not take the eye away from the beauty of the intricate weave of your succulent pattern.

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