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DIY: Make a Terrarium


This is a great project for a quick gift, made entirely from materials you already have at home. Its a perfect DIY activity for the kids to help with, too. For the full instructions, visit http://www.lavendeandlemonade.com/2014/03/diy-make-terrarium.html
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Start with a pretty empty jar, cleaned and with the label removed. Today I've used a small salsa jar; tall narrow olive jars work beautifully too.
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Choose some rocks to fill the bottom...
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Check out www.lavendeandlemonade for the full instructions!
For a great hostess gift try using herb cuttings in your terrarium, like basil or rosemary, which are simple to propagate.

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  • Lavende
    on May 13, 2014

    Hi Leslie, you won't want to put the lid back onto the jar. Just leave it open and the plants will get plenty of oxygen!

  • Annette White
    on Dec 10, 2014

    Love these ideas! I'm at work, but, want to get started now!

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