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How to Plant Your Terrariums

written by orange January 11, 2017
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How to Plant Your Terrariums

Maintaining a terrarium is easy. For moss terrariums, a light misting of water every two to four weeks should suffice. For plant terrariums, heed watering instructions on the plant’s nursery tag. Just don’t over-water!

What You’ll Need

  • A clear glass jar, vase, bowl, glass, or whatever interesting glass container you have on hand
  • Lava rocks
  • Sphagnum, sheet moss or orchid bark for planting
  • Potting soil appropriate for your plants
  • Figurines, sticks or decorative items (optional)
  • Various small plants
  • A scoop, spoon or shovel
  • Gloves


STEP 1: Choose an appropriate container for your terrariums

STEP2 Soak dried sphagnum or sheet moss in water for a few seconds and squeeze out any excess liquid.

STEP 3: Add Your drainage layers. Place a handful of rocks at the bottom of the container

STEP 4: Add Soil, Scoop the soil into a funnel and fill the container with several inches of it.

STEP 5: Plant your moisture loving plants.

STEP 6: Give the plant some water and do some decoration.

***Tips : Use a spray bottle for watering. Don’t place on direct sunlight.

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