Basic plant and planter facts: almost every plant needs drainage, using rocks instead of drainage only kinda works sometimes—and only if you’re really lucky, every ceramic pot and saucer has the potential to “sweat” if left with standing water in them. Take a saucer and fill it with pretty rocks, glass, or marbles. Another way is to place the plant in its container or planter into a cachepot, which never has a hole, so it can play the role of a saucer. Cork pads under the saucer will keep the planter from scratching the surface and its plastic backing keeps any “sweating” the saucer may produce from damaging wood surfaces. Continue reading the useful tips at westphoria.sunset.com.