To make the perfect pumpkin and succulent centerpiece, choose a pumpkin with a flat high — one thing broad and squat with a number of actual property round the place the stem could be (you will need to take away it). Collect collectively spray adhesive, sphagnum moss, a wide range of succulents, and a glue gun with sticks. Earlier than you start, place your pumpkin on an absorbent base to forestall moisture from amassing and rotting your gourd. For instance, a chunk of cardboard works, however you need to disguise or disguise the absorbent underlayer with out taking away from the fantastic thing about your centerpiece. You even have the choice of spray portray the pumpkin to match your decor, nevertheless it’s not crucial.
Spray the adhesive excessive of your pumpkin. Earlier than it dries, artfully place the moss. Sphagnum moss has lengthy, springy fibers, is available in earthy hues, and is a haven for succulents. They like to take root in it and can thrive there. Then glue the succulents across the moss, working from the middle with the tallest vegetation, to the pumpkin’s outer edges with the smaller ones. Spritz with water each few days to maintain the succulents moist, and when the pumpkin begins to lose its vitality, you’ll be able to slice off its high with the succulents nonetheless hooked up and place it in a potter on high of some potting soil. The pumpkin will rot away, feeding the soil, and the succulents will flourish all 12 months lengthy.