Drill Bit for Drilling Holes in Succulent Pots

Why are there so many beautiful pots that don’t have drainage holes?! It is maddening when I find the perfect pot for a succulent I want to have in its own pot. A good rule of thumb for succulent soil and plant pots is to make sure you provide proper drainage to limit sitting water. Let’s learn how to use the proper drill bit for your ceramic succulent pots.

In order to grow healthy, long-lived succulents you should use containers that have adequate drainage holes at the bottom. Succulents also need to be watered DEEPLY to the point where water is flowing out of the drainage hole. The fix for a hole-less pot is pretty simple if you are comfortable working a drill. A round drill bit will make that pot have drainage in just a few minutes. I got mine on Amazon and they look something like this:

Some tips to make your drainage hole project easier:
– Keep a squirt bottle of water nearby to lubricate the surface of the pot.
– Hold the drill/drill bit at an angle and use a solid surface (I used the ground) to anchor the drill when you start to drill your hole.
– Once you have your hole drilled, use mesh drywall tape on the inside of the pot to keep your dirt from falling out. Or, if you have leftover window screen material, that works too!

If your succulents are getting too much water, they will often exhibit signs such as dropping leaves and root rot. The most common mistakes made when caring for succulent plants are over watering, placing the plant in too much light, and under watering. Head over to my page on watering succulents so they don’t die for signs that your current watering habits are killing your plants.

Don’t get bogged down by confusing gardening advice – these tips will help you keep your plants healthy!

November 2020 Deals

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Since we’re getting closer to Christmas 2020, there are so many more deals than normal! That’s a good thing because 2020 has been a doozy!! I’ll be posting the deals all on one page (including any Black Friday deals I find!) instead of giving each deal their own. As an Amazon Associate, I earn (a very small commission) from qualifying purchases at no additional cost to you!

Promo codes should automatically be applied at checkout once you add an item to your cart. Usually you can only redeem one promo code at a time, so you may need to make more than one transaction. Promo codes may end at any time or while supplies last.

I post all of these deals PLUS some that are more time-sensitive (aka one or two day only deals) on Instagram/Linktree which you can find here: https://linktr.ee/succulentdotcare

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THE perfect pots for lithops! On sale, no code needed.

awesome deal on 48 succulent pots
  • Awesome deal on 48 white pots! Perfect for gifts!
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Price drop on these highly rated pastel succulent pots! No code needed.

50% off Set of 3 Ceramic Plant Pots until 11/18

50% off these ceramic succulent pots

Great gift for a plant lover!

50% off this set of 3 ceramic plant pots.

Drainage holes: Yes

Mesh hole cover: Yes

Deal ends: 11/18 or while supplies last

The promo code should automatically show up after you add it to your cart, but just in case use code 509TWTCS at checkout.

Ceramic Orchid Flower Pot, Succulent Planters with Drainage Hole, Large Medium Small Retro Plant Pot for Indoor Outdoor, Set of 3 (Rusty Red, 5.1″ – 3.9″)

Promo Code: 509TWTCS

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ENDED 50% off Ceramic Succulent Planter Set until 10/31

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50% off this set of 3 ceramic succulent pots via this link here

The discount should automatically come off after you add it to your cart. This promo price is valid until October 31 or while supplies last. 

If not, use code 50MQU8UT at checkout!

Don’t forget a set of mini tools to make planting your succulents a lot easier! 

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ENDED Sale on Ceramic Owl Succulent Pots until 10/31!

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This is a great price for 6 ceramic succulent owl pots on their own, but you also get mesh drainage hole covers and a narrow tipped water bottle for precise watering! Super good deal until October 31, 2020. 

No code needed!

Be sure to also pick up some succulent soil for your babies! You should always have some on hand! 

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