08 Apr: Make a terrarium from a glass jar
Make a terrarium from a glass jar – the perfect way to add a little greenery to your home!
Click to watch the video or follow the steps below.
You will need the following:
A glass bottle
A few small pebbles
1/2 palm peat and 1/2 potting soil mix
A small plant
Make sure your glass is thoroughly cleaned and the label has been removed.
Layer the following:
1 cm small pebbles
1 cm sand
a thin layer of activated charcoal (or a small amount of fire charcoal)
5 cm potting soil mix
*these will all depend on the size of your jar.
Plant your small plants into the soil, making sure roots are not exposed once in position. (Use small plants like Chlorophytum / Spider plant)
Decorate with twigs and moss to create a natural effect or decorative pebbles.
Do not overwater. Mist your bottle with a mister and close the lid.
You’re done! Time to enjoy your beautiful terrarium in a glass jar!