Wiring Succulents For Wedding Bouquets Made Easy

Wiring Succulents For Wedding Bouquets Made Easy

Wiring succulents properly is essential if you are planning to include them in a wedding bouquet or other type of floral arrangement.

If you have never used succulents as cut flowers before, then you’ll want to check out this step by step guide by garden photojournalist Debra Lee Baldwin, the author of “Succulents Simplified.”

It takes you by the hand and shows you a simple technique you can use to wire succulents and prepare them for use.

Even if you’ve never worked with succulents before, this short video will get you up and running quickly. It also addresses some of the questions that you might have about working with succulents.

It’s a video I think you are going to like and put to use, especially if you are the hands-on type. Watch it and see.

I’m hoping this video was helpful. Keep in mind that this method of wiring succulents is not the only way that’ll work.

If the succulent you are using is heavy and needs more support, you could run a heavier gauge wire up the center of the stem into the head itself about a 1/3 of the way, then cross-wire them and tape them to a wooden pick or hyacinth stake.

Or use an artificial flower stem instead if you want something bendable. Check out this video for more wiring tips.

In the video, succulent plants are used. A great selection of varieties and sizes can be found at Amazon.

Or, if you don’t want to play around in the dirt, you can find cut succulents at FiftyFlowers and BloomsbytheBox These are the two places I know carry them and that I’ve had experience with.

If you only need a few succulents, I suggest checking with a local florist, garden center or nursery in your area. Always my preferred choice!

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