Using Non-Traditional Succulents to Create Christmas Distinction

changeit Christmas succulent garland

Succulents might not be a traditional Christmas garland material, but they have increasingly earned a spotlight.

We created a swag by overlapping Portulacaria afra branch cuttings and lightly wrapping them together with short pieces of wire. Continue adding cuttings and wrapping the branches until you achieve your desired length; we doubled the effort for a two-strand swag effect. For the center, lightly wire an assortment of succulents to your swag. Wire them on one at a time, paying attention the total weight of the garland.  To hang on your mantel, use more wire and removable hooks. To keep it lasting longer, lightly mist the garland every few days.