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How to make a pretty tabletop terrarium

In just four easy steps, you'll have a gorgeous, low-maintenance succulent garden to enjoy.


Photo by Roberto Caruso

You will need:

Glass container or vessel

Small pebbles

Crushed charcoal

Potting soil

Moss and succulents



1. Cover the bottom of your container with a layer of small pebbles and then top with a layer of active charcoal and then potting soil.

2. Add your succulent plants like hen and chicks or cacti.

3. Fill in the gaps with moss.

4. Simply mist your terrarium once a week to keep it looking its best.

Note: Place your terrarium in natural, indirect light for best results. Direct sunlight might burn the plants!

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