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Moss Terrarium

Moss Terrarium

Create Moss Terrarium

A moss terrarium is a living, miniature ecosystems in closed glass vessels.

They are an excellent choice for home and school decor and for the first-hand witness to how ecosystems work.  Best of all, they require little work.  A few sprays of water each week will do. 


Materials:

Small jar from craft store or recycle any glass jar with cover.
Gravel
Activated charcoal
Potting soil
Moss from the the great outdoors
Water

 

Moss Terrarium - Hands on Science
Photo Credit: Knitting Zeal




Directions:

1.) Small layer of gravel on the bottom of jar.
2.) Small layer of activated charcoal.
3.) Layer of potting soil.
4.) Plant moss shallowly on top of soil.
5.) Water a bit.
6.) Replace cover.


Place on a sunny windowsill. A few sprays of water will keep your moss terrarium healthy.

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