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« on: December 06, 2009 01:44:00 PM »

As I'm crazy about gardening and can't wait for spring to start (and winter is only just beginning) , I decided to make a few terrariums:

Moss and Ground-ivy found in the woods near my house.


This one is a bit messier, but hosts a little tropical plant with little heartseases on it.

And 2 pendant terrariums with a little moss in it!



It's so addicting to make terrariums!  Wink My husband says our house is starting to be a "Biodome". (referring to the last Dr. Who episode, where there's a huge biodome on Mars  Tongue)





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« Reply #1 on: December 06, 2009 02:22:21 PM »

I love terrariums and all of yours look super cute! :-)
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« Reply #2 on: December 06, 2009 03:14:36 PM »

I love moss terrariums, and I've always wanted a long rectangular glass one to fit in my windowsill!
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« Reply #3 on: December 06, 2009 05:16:38 PM »

The terrarium pendants are real nice!
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« Reply #4 on: December 06, 2009 05:22:04 PM »

I have to be honest with you... I thought it was weed when I saw the thumbnail, so I clicked on it out of curiosity!


Nice work, I love the pendants!
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« Reply #5 on: December 07, 2009 12:34:09 AM »

Haha, as I only live 15 min from Amsterdam, that would have been a possibility  Wink but then I'd need a real huge terrarium....
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« Reply #6 on: December 07, 2009 12:44:00 AM »

Forgot to post this one:
I also had a small plant and I didn't know what to do with it until I found this cute bottle in our local thrift store..
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It isn't completely closed, but the opening is small enough to keep the climate humid inside.
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« Reply #7 on: December 07, 2009 06:24:07 AM »

love the moss pendants!!!   Shocked

do terrariums require care, like watering, or are they pretty much self-sustaining?
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« Reply #8 on: December 08, 2009 01:58:22 AM »

If it's a closed one it should'n be necessary to water it, because the water keeps circulating and is filtered by the charcoal in it. So, ideally it becomes an independant biotope  Cheesy
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« Reply #9 on: December 08, 2009 12:04:31 PM »

Those are so nice! Now I just need to find some cute containers...
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