Gardens beds require mulching, weeding, edging, cleaning, etc, and as our industry continues to move further away from water dependent landscaping, we must find alternatives that still provide an aesthetic value our customers are use to. One option, although limited in some ways, is the use of Succulents in containers.
Containers can be placed on the edges of cart paths, requiring no special line trimming or edging. Large containers can be placed to direct cart traffic and define parking areas, think of them as attractive growing pylons. Succulents can easily cope with hot dry conditions characteristic of paved cart paths, edges of parking lots and clubhouse patios requiring comparably less resources and labor from more traditional garden beds.
Here are 3 videos that will help guide you through a few things to consider while assembling succulent container gardens.