Succulents appear in myriad shapes, colors, and textures and are some of the easiest plants to care for (less water is more!). In this step-by-step guide, adapted from The Plant Recipe Book, author Baylor Chapman shows us how to choose among these beauties to create arrangements and tiny terrariums like a Desert View, which includes burro’s tails and zebra plants, or the Zen Garden, with rabbit ear cacti, pincushion cacti, and a little Morgan’s Beauty.
About the Author
Baylor Chapman is the author of Decorating with Plants and The Plant Recipe Book and founder of Lila B. Design, a San Francisco–based plant design studio. She has been a guest on PBS’s Growing a Greener World, and her work has appeared in Good Housekeeping and Better Homes & Gardens. When not in her studio, she’s scouring plant nurseries and leading workshops to help plant lovers of all skill levels feel confident that they can make their spaces feel like home with just a little bit of green. Check out her tutorials on Sunset.com and Houzz.com, and follow her on Instagram at @lilabdesign.