Skip to main content

How To Make A Closed Terrarium

Candide_TV
Published on March 29th 2020
54
A close up of a flower
There are so many ways of making a terrarium - you can make native ones, rainforest ones, aquatic ones, and the list goes on. In this video, Helen shows you how to make an easy DIY terrarium in a closed bottle.
For this terrarium you will need:
  • Glass bottle
  • Pebbles
  • Insect mesh
  • Activated charcoal
  • Potting compost
  • Sterilised soil
  • Horticultural grit
  • Plants Moss
  • Stones and/or sticks
  • Distilled water or sterilised rainwater.
Wondering what kind of plants you can put in your terrarium? Check out this list:
A close up of a plate of food with broccoli

How to Create a Bottle Garden or Terrarium

PimlicoDan

Don't forget to let the Candide Community know if you made one by posting in the app!

This content is hosted by YouTube

By showing this content you agree to the terms & conditions of youtube.com.

To see YouTube videos without this popup please update your cookie preferences.

Watch on YouTube
First published in February 2019

Related articles

A close up of a flower
7

Plant Of The Week: Japanese Bird's Nest

In this next episode of Plant of the Week, we look at a Japanese Bird's Nest, otherwise known as Asplenium Osaka.
Candide_TV
A close up of a flower
7

Amazing Orchid Display at Kew Gardens

The 25th annual Orchid Festival opened last weekend with a colourful explosion at Kew Gardens. This year the festival will...
Candide_TV
A close up of a flower
14

Plant Of The Week: Calathea 'White Star"

In the new series "Plant of the Week", we talk about houseplants, ornamental plants, wild plants and all other plants coming...
Candide_TV

Love gardens? Sign up for Candide’s Almanac!

A weekly edit of freshly picked gardening tips, travel guides, and the best botanical days out happening near you. Unsubscribe at any time.

fern-illustration

Company

About usCareersPrivacy policy

Candide is your guide to visiting UK public gardens. Find the best gardens, buy tickets and enter with just your phone. Download the app for offline tickets, community access and more.

Terms & ConditionsCode of Conduct

© 2022 Candide

Made in Bristol