How To Make A Terrarium

How To Make A Terrarium

Terrarium making is a rewarding hobby that combines art and nature. Unlike aquariums which require a lot of technical know-how to put up and manage, terrariums can be amazingly simple. Here are some great ideas for making your terrarium into the ultimate terrarium.

Terrariums are a great way to add some greenery to your home. In addition, they can have the benefit of creating an oxygen-rich environment and a charming touch to your indoor area. Regardless of your space, a terrarium can be a nice way to give your home a little splash of green.

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Before you can get your hands dirty, you need to gather your materials. For this project, you will need:

  • A clear glass container
  • Small stones or rocks
  • Your terrarium plants of choice
  • Potting charcoal
  • Potting soil
  • Any additional fun accessories you want to include in your terrarium

Just follow these simple steps to make your own stylish terrarium:

1. Clean your glass container. You can use any clear glass container. If you are on a budget, you can use old vases or glasses that can be purchased secondhand. Feel free to get creative to add your own personal touch to the mix. Also, some plants prefer humidity and will flourish in a closed environment. Others grow more easily with an open top. See below for tips on choosing the right terrarium plant.

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