Transform an ornate bird bath into a dramatic display of striking succulents. The layer of white rocks not only helps to showcase this sun-loving selection, but also serves to protect these drought-hardy plants from unwanted condensation that could damage the leaves. Tip: When using a shallow container like this bird bath try a potting mix that contains coconut husk fibres to naturally store water and release it to plants when needed. spectacular succulents container planting guideContainer design by Dan Kwan, Western Independent Greenhouses This feature courtesy of Miracle-Gro.