How to Create a Terrarium
CREATE AN INDOOR GARDEN These lush miniature landscapes are refreshing sights during winter months, and make for soothing scenery all year long. Follow our three easy steps to create a terrific budget-friendly terrarium in no time flat (no green thumbs necessary!).
Step 1: Choose a Container Just about any vessel with an opening large enough to fit the necessary plants and materials will do nicely. Our favorite terrarium containers include: Clear glass cloches, candleholders, vases, bowls, water pitchers, mason jars, apothecary jars and glass kitchen storage jars.
Choose according to the plants you wish to feature and where you want to display them in your home. Moisture-loving succulents thrive in a container with a lid to retain humidity, and are great for low-light areas. Cacti do well in drier, open-air vessels, and are perfect for sunnier spots. Be sure the container you use is washed out and clean before you start.
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