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A Living Christmas Tree

It is difficult to believe that Christmas is one week away.  I still have a bit of  gift shopping to do and of course grocery shopping. We always host Christmas at our house.  This week I wanted to share with you a living Christmas tree that I created this week for HGTV Garden.

 

I took a trip over to the garden center and found some succulents on the clearance table.  With a few small pots of hens and chicks, a walk in the woods to gather moss and by recycling a flower pot- I was able to create a lovely living tree for indoors and out.  Overtime the succulents will fill in all the vacant spaces.  Click here to create one of these sweet trees for your home.

A “hen” is ready to plant.

 

 

Photo Credit: Tilly’s Nest

Comments (14)

  • I love succulents and your christmas tree is beautiful! Definitely will be on the to do list for next year, what a great gift as well!

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    • Thank you Amy! It was great fun. You could really make one anytime of the year.

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  • I love your succulent tree!

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  • What a pretty little tree, very clever! Thank you for hosting, Melissa and Happy Christmas week! :)

    Kathy Shea Mormino

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    • Thanks Kathy. Thanks for linking up too!

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  • I love your tree and am a new blog follower!!I am link up #22 on your hop. Thank you for hosting! Shelly from http://www.shellybailey.blogspot.com

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    • Welcome! Thanks for linking up Shelly. So happy you are here.

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  • I love your tree made out of succulents! So clever and festive. I linked up my post on Delaware chickens. Thanks for hosting :) Merry Christmas!

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    • Love your chickens! I really enjoy reading your posts and following your adventures.

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  • This tree is so neat…I'd love to try and make it sometime. I pinned it to Pinterest so I won't forget!

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    • Thanks! It was fun to make.

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  • Great idea for a "tree" that lives on past the holidays. I'm sorry I missed the chance to link up to this blog hop, but I look forward to the next one. :)

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    • Thanks Mo, no worries, we are hopping again the day after Christmas :)

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