How to plant succulents or cactuses in your Willful® small or mini planters:

Willful wooden planters are best when used with succulent, cacti and air plant varieties.  Ideally cuttings or small plants that need little water.

Cactus or Succulent Planting Suggestions

1. Fill planter with a soil mix that has good drainage.  You can find soil made especially for high drainage at your local garden shop.

2.  Insert root of plant into the soil and pack well.  Add additional soil to fill planter.

3.  Water lightly, re-water when completely dry.  Mini planters only need a few drops of water at a time.

Reminder: Do Not Over Water, this could cause your planter to crack.

Air Plants are the perfect plant to use with any size of Willful planters since they do not require any soil.  Read more about air plant care.


I grow plants for many reasons: to please my eye or to please my soul, to challenge the elements or to challenge my patience, for novelty or for nostalgia, but mostly for the joy in seeing them grow.

-David Hobson