Posts tagged terrarium
Animals and Vivariums

Having a terrarium with an animal or animals in it is an extremely rewarding little project. It goes beyond just having a small pet or just making a terrarium because it is a blending of both worlds. In effect you are taking the concept of making a biosphere and applying it in miniature. But you can't just take a bunch of plants, put them in a glass case then add some animals. There are some important things you have to consider

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Choosing Terrarium Plants

Choosing terrarium plants an be difficult, because there are lots of amazing plants that will look great and thrive in terrariums. The terrarium plants listed here are so easy to grow, even a complete novice or a convicted plant serial killer can have success. In a closed terrarium, plants almost never need water and will grow happily for years with minimal care. Make sure to buy plants that are small enough to fit into your terrarium jar, preferably without touching the sides. A good way to make sure they'll fit is to bring your jar with you to the nursery or store.

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Winter Gardening Series

If you haven’t been outside lately, you are lucky.  It’s bloomin’ cold!  This time of year is perhaps the most depressing to be a gardener because the days are short, cloudy, and cold.  However, there are still ways to keep your green thumb growing during the winter season.  Over the next few weeks we are going to take a look at a project that is so simple it is impossible to get wrong.  We are going to create vivariums!

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