Itty Bitty Planter
Tiny plants, big impact
Itty Bitty Planter Project
Indoor Project for Medium or Bright, Indirect Light
Project Time: 30 Minutes
This itty bitty planter features lots of 2-inch miniature foliage plants and is very easy to make! Perfect for small spaces or a desktop. It's even a fun project to introduce kids to gardening.
Step 1: Find a spot in your home with bright, indirect sunlight
Step 2: Choose a bowl planter that is 10 to 12-in across
Step 3: Fill the container about 1/2 full with Pike's Potting & Container soil
Step 4: Mix in a small handful of Dr. Earth's Root Zone fertilizer
Step 5: Gently remove Itty Bitties from their container & place on top of soil
Step 6: Add more potting soil to fill spaces between plants.
Step 7: Using one of the empty Itty Bitty pots, carefully sprinkle decorative rock between plants.
Step 8: Water well
Care Instructions: This planter will grow best in medium to high light. Water when the soil feels dry an inch or two below the surface. Fertilize monthly with a balanced fertilizer such as Bonide Liquid Plant Food.
- A - Neanthe Bella
- B - Pilea 'Pan Am'
- C - Peperomia Congesta
- D - Pilea 'Baby Tears'
- E - Hypoestes 'Pola Dot'
- F - Pilea 'Baby Tears
- G - Purple Waffle Plant
- H - Begonia Hybrid
- 8 - Miniature foliage plants, choose your favorites
- 1 - Pike Potting & Container soil, 8 qt. bag
- 1 - Bag of decorative pebbles
- 1 - Dr. Earth's Root Zone fertilizer, 1lb or 4lb bag
- 1 - 10" bowl container