Backwood Expleriences - Terrarium Making

60 Minutes | All | Outdoors

A how to guide to planting up tubs



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Backwood Expleriences - Terrarium Making

60 Minutes | All | Outdoors
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Backwoods experiences

  • Glass container (or plastic bottle)
  • Activated Charcoal
  • Stones
  • Gravel
  • Moss
  • Compost
  • Plants (suitable for your type of Terrarium)
  • Decorations
  • Chopsticks

  1. Start with a clean jar
  2. Add drainage (rocks) into the bottom
  3. Add gravel
  4. Add compost
  5. Add charcoal
  6. Give it all a light mix
  7. Add some moss
  8. Then add the compost on top
  9. And finally, some more moss
  10. Now carefully add your plants
  11. Finally add some decorations

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