How to Assemble a Terrarium

Plants can survive in a closed glass container, but what ingredients will ensure it is successful? Sheri Gramer steps through the process of assembling a terrarium.

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  1. The original terrarium was invented by English botanist, Dr. Nathaniel Bagshaw Ward in 1842. He made the discovery by accident while raising moth pupa in a sealed glass jar.
  2. David Latimer has had a thriving terrarium for more than 60 years. He has only added 1 pint of water and opened once in that time.
  3. Over-watering is the most common problem for terrarium plants.

Sheri Gramer

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