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How to Build a Desert Terrarium

Updated on October 27, 2018

The Desert Terrarium

Building a desert terrarium is a great way to bring the natural world into your home. Desert terrariums are mini-ecosystems that are perfect as a centerpiece, a decoration, a gift, or a project for kids. Being stuck indoors and cut off from your garden all winter long is depressing, there is no better cure than a terrarium.

However, this not your standard terrarium. Many of the rules that hold true for other terrariums have disastrous consequences for our little water storing friends. In this guide we'll be focusing on the open style terrarium, often called a container garden, a far better environment for plants native to dry climates than a closed and humid jar. Closed terrariums, and terrariums without proper drainage, should always be considered very temporary when dealing with cacti and succulents.

Ready to build your own little world? Great, let's get started! Here is a list everything you will need, instructions, and tips on care for your personal ecosystem.

Image credit: Terrariums via Terraria by Paris on Ponce & Le Maison Rouge - Used under: Attribution 2.0 Generic (CC BY 2.0)

What is a Terrarium?

A Terrarium is a mini-ecosystem that you control. Generally they are enclosed containers, a glass jar or aquarium for instance. The closed environment allows for a simulated water cycle just as we see in the world around us. Popular types of ecosystems to simulate with a terrarium include tropical, desert, jungle and woodland. I am recommending an open terrarium simply because of the nature of the plants we'll be dealing with. Too much water, too often means a dead cactus.

Items You Will Need

Before you get started, you will need a few things to build your terrarium .

  • Plants - Always try to get plants with roughly the same care guidelines, this will save you a lot of hassle in the long run.
  • Container- Preferably an open container. A drainage hole in the bottom is highly recommended. However if you're using the terrarium as a centerpiece, science project or anything else temporary, any container large enough for your chosen plants will do.
  • Sand - Get this in your local store's garden department, not at the beach or from your yard.
  • Potting Soil - the type designed for a cactus is best. If you can't find this type of soil, mix regular potting soil with sand and a small amount of bird grit, or get technical and develop your own cactus soil.
  • Activated Charcoal - Just like you use in a fish tank. Get the granulated variety, not the powder and be sure it is designed for water.
  • Pebbles - Small river pebbles are great for this, if you're using a container with a drainage hole you can skip this.
  • Screen - One piece with the same diameter as the pot and a small piece to cover the hole in the pot.
  • Decorations - Stones, glass pebbles, ceramics, etc.

Succulent Centerpieces (IMG_9683) By Vera Devera
Succulent Centerpieces (IMG_9683) By Vera Devera

Finding Your Perfect Container

Depending on your goals with your desert terrarium, you want one of two types of containers. The open bowl-style container, with a proper drainage hole, is best for long-term needs. Meanwhile, if you're creating a centerpiece or a science project you may prefer a solid container to showcase your work.

Ideally, pick a container with a large, open mouth. For healthy plants you need to have plenty of air circulation and plenty of natural light. Additionally, you want ease of access to the plants, both for watering and removing death growth or any other issues that might arise. In the case of our desert dwellers it is especially important because you want any excess water to evaporate, particularly if the container has no drainage system.

The actual design of the container is up to personal taste. Creativity is good, go to your local garden supply or art and crafts store and check out their supply of planters. Desert themes are popular but not necessary. I usually use terracotta bowls of various sizes, depending on how many plants and what varieties I intend to include.

Image credit: IMG_9683 by Vera Devera - Used under: Attribution 2.0 Generic (CC BY 2.0)

Desert Terrarium Containers

A few ideas on types of containers you may want to use. Materials are unimportant so long as they are nontoxic and plant safe.

Size Does Matter

You do not want to overcrowd your tender little plants. Cacti and succulents are living organisms, they need room to grow and reproduce. In fact, most will need transplanting within a year or two of creating your terrarium. This varies by species but remember to allow for growth.

Building Your Desert Terrarium, Step by Step

Scale down measurements for very small containers.

  1. Setting up your drainage system - Cover the hole in your planter with your small screen. Then place about 1-2" of pebbles directly on top of the screen, for very small containers try substituting aquarium gravel or coarse sand. You can skip the pebbles if you have a hole in the bottom on the container, I prefer to include them either way.
  2. Add your charcoal - Now you want to place about .5-1" of activated charcoal. It will filter both air and water keeping your plants healthy. Filtering is particularly important if you are using a closed container.
  3. The other screen - **Do not use moss** At this point for a standard terrarium you would place a layer of moss to retain water and act as a barrier between your soil and charcoal. Wait, we are building a desert we don't want to retain more water. Place the other layer of your screen here.
  4. Place your soil - Aim for at least a 3-5" layer of soil to allow your plants room to grow.
  5. Large rocks - If you are placing very large rocks be sure they are firmly secured in the soil beneath the sand to avoid crushing your new terrarium's inhabitants.
  6. Cover your soil with sand - Set the scene by adding a 1" layer of sand to your terrarium.
  7. Arrange your plants - Place your cacti and succulents in an attractive way so you and others can enjoy them. Remember to follow the suggested planting guidelines on your tags and labels.
  8. Touch ups - You may need to add a bit more sand on top to hide the soil near the base of your plants.
  9. Decorate - Strategically placed rocks, figurines, glass stones or bits of dried wood can make all the difference.
  10. Water - You want to water just enough to be sure the roots of your plants are settled in the soil.

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Caring for Your New Desert Terrarium - Basic Tips

Succulent Container Garden By SusanReimer
Succulent Container Garden By SusanReimer

It is best to check the soil, water, and light advice for your plant choices listed on the label of each plant. If it is missing search for the plant online, I like CactiGuide.com, but there are a variety of sites out there.

Keep your desert terrarium in a warm, dry place that is close enough to a window to provide ample light. Allow at least a week or two for the plants to fully establish themselves in their new environment before subjecting them to additional shocks. This means do not disturb the root systems, and avoid excessive amounts of sunlight, cold, water and fertilizers.

A good rule of thumb for watering is once a week, or when the soil is dry, stick your finger about .5-1" deep in the soil to test it. Over-watered succulents often appear shriveled or wilted, much like under-watered house plants, check the soil before adding water. After a couple of weeks of observing your terrarium you will find the 'sweet spot' for your climate and plants.

If you're temporarily using a container without proper drainage, check for condensation on the glass and that the soil is dry before adding more water. These setups require infrequent watering, but eventually the roots will work themselves down into your pebble layer. Once this happens, the root systems will begin to rot and the plants will show signs of damage.

Fertilizing is not usually necessary, fertilize once or twice a year at most. Use a common water-soluble fertilizer and mix it to 1/4 strength. Use the mixture sparingly, do not saturate the terrarium.

Watch your terrarium closely for the first few weeks. Spots on the leaves or yellowing, is a hint that your succulents are getting too much sun. Shriveled plants generally signify under or over-watering. If you see oddly shaped or stretched growth the chances are your plants are not getting enough light.

Image credit: Succulent container garden by SusanReimer - Used under: Attribution 2.0 Generic (CC BY 2.0)

Succulents In Sand Glass Block Arrangement by Axis Mundi Artistry
Succulents In Sand Glass Block Arrangement by Axis Mundi Artistry

Kid Friendly Desert Terrariums

If your children want to get involved or you are looking for a science project, follow the same steps but remember to stick to non-toxic plants. Also, avoid Cacti with big sharp spines and look closely for very fine hair-like spines. Pulling spines out of a screaming 7-year-old is never fun, it is only worse when they are nearly invisible and so small that you need tweezers.

Critter carriers make excellent temporary homes for baby cacti and succulents. They are an easy way of avoiding broken glass and pottery. For decorations use plastic snakes, scorpions or lizards. You can even drill small holes in the bottom for drainage and keep it around for a while.

Image credit: Succulents In Sand Glass Block Arrangement by Axis Mundi Artistry - Used under: Attribution 2.0 Generic (CC BY 2.0)

Cacti And Succulent Plants by Jim Linwood
Cacti And Succulent Plants by Jim Linwood

Enjoy Your Personal Desert

There you have it, a desert terrarium in ten steps. Whether you are creating a centerpiece for an event or helping your children with a science project you only need to remember a few things. Pick similar plants, create a drainage system, layer your soil, place your plants artistically, and add a personal touch with ornaments.

I hope this guide helped you to build your desert terrarium or inspired you to try building one. If you have any questions, tips, tricks or advice about dessert terrariums, leave a comment below. Better yet, tell us about your container gardening project.

Image credit: Cacti And Succulent Plants by Jim Linwood - Used under: Attribution 2.0 Generic (CC BY 2.0)

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      Socialpro54 LM 

      6 years ago

      Great lens, well done!

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      maryseena 

      6 years ago

      They are ideal for small spaces and make great gifts!

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      anonymous 

      7 years ago

      Wow!! What a great article!! I'm feeling soooo inspired right now. I've always loved terrariums but have never had one. They're just so attractive and can really ad something to the décor of a home.

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      7 years ago

      Very detailed and informative lens. :-)

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      Pinkmaddy LM 

      7 years ago

      I love terrariums and have often thought about making one of my own.

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      Pat Goltz 

      7 years ago

      Some of your arrangements are very artistic. I am thinking it would be interesting to make one in the style of ikebana. Regardless, if I ever have to live away from the desert, this looks like a good compromise. Thank you for this lens!

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      7 years ago

      Very interesting. Will give this a try!

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      Romi 

      7 years ago from kannur

      The photos of the terrarium you put is very beautiful.I should build one

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      7 years ago

      I like the Desert Terrariums and Container Gardening very much! Thanks for sharing such a useful Lens!

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      Congratulations on your LOTD and Purple Star.

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      Congratulations on LotD! I read in your bio that you're a Geek. I just joined Squidoo 2 days ago and am Geekly challenged, having been born without a Geek cell in my brain. Perhaps you would consider writing a Lens about how you implemented color on your Lens module titles, etc. Your use of color adds a professional look to your webpage and augments the content. If you do choose to write such a lens, I hope you will explain how you do this like you are talking to a complete idiot (that would be me). Congratulations again! from Aunt Mollie.

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      I love it

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      7 years ago

      @Lee Hansen: Yes, of course. You want to think of it in a backwards fashion, however. You want to design the environment around the animal. Then find plants that can happily coexist in that environment and aren't toxic to your little friend. Try Googling desert vivarium for more info and I will try to get a lens up on animal friendly vivariums.

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      @kburns421 lm: That would be awesome. Glad you enjoyed it and thanks for the blessing and comment.

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      Great info on here, a well deserved LOTD

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      Lee Hansen 

      7 years ago from Vermont

      I may have missed this, but could a desert-happy small live creature happily live in a desert terrarium?

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      7 years ago

      nice info.,

      i will try to create my terrarium :)

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      7 years ago

      Congratulations on your purple star and LOTD. This is a very informative and well designed lens.

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      This is so neat! No wonder it got LotD! I may have to link to this on an upcoming page I'm planning to write.

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      7 years ago

      @SusanDeppner: Susan, good seeing you again! I hope you get a chance to try one out. Thanks for the blessing and comment.

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      7 years ago

      @Jack2205: Me too, except peace lilies...ah never mind you don't need to hear about my ongoing argument with this peace lily. Thanks for the blessing and comment!

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      7 years ago

      @Sparkler923: My pleasure, hop you enjoy your new terrarium. Thanks for the like and comment.

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      7 years ago

      Congrats on everything : ) I'm going to be using your lens when I create my own terrarium

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      7 years ago

      I recently went to a craft fair and saw these all over the place. I love them!! Thank you so much for showing me how to create these on my own. I can't wait. = )

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      7 years ago

      I love houseplants and terrariums. Angel blessed and Congratulations on Lens of the Day.

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      7 years ago from Arkansas USA

      I'm really going to have to consider a terrarium for my house. You've made it look beautiful - and easy! Congratulations on your Lens of the Day!

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      7 years ago

      @DebMartin: I firmly believe everyone can care for plants, neither of my thumbs are green. :) Thanks for the like and comment.

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      Beautiful designs and great tips. I admire those who can care for plants. Well done. And congratulations on LotD

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      7 years ago from California

      Congratulations on Lens of the Day. Never thought much about a desert terrarium. Definitely different things to look out for than the ones you are trying to make into a jungle environment. Very interesting.

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      Very helpful information. Congrats on LOTD : )

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      Congrats on LotD!

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      Very well done, and original ideas. You deserve the purple and LOTD

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      @RawBill1: I'm glad you like it, thank you for the comment and the blessing!

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      Congrats on your purple star and LOTD awards. You have done an amazing job of building this Lens seeing as you have not been a Squid for very long! Well done!

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      7 years ago from Manila Philippines

      Congratulations on the purple star and the LOTD! ^_^ Very nice lens!

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      @Heidi Vincent: FreshStart, good to see a familiar face. Thanks for stopping by again and blessing my lens, always nice to hear from you.

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      @LiteraryMind: Ah, been there, it takes a while to get the feel of them. Hope a drier climate works better for you. Thanks for the like and comment.

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      These are great - well done for the purple star :-)

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      This looks like a lot of fun! Congratulations on Lens of the Day ... :)

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      @Deadicated LM: Thanks for the like and comment. Yes, I read about Martha's show doing a spot on them, can't say I have seen it. Unfortunately, I cannot seem to fit her into my TV time.

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      7 years ago

      @Tamara14: Awesome! On a related note you can follow this guide to create other kinds of terrariums by swapping the screens for sphagnum moss and the cactus soil for regular potting soil. Thanks for the blessing and comment.

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      @bushaex: Yes, science geeks unite! Thanks for reading and the blessing and comment. Stay geeky. :)

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      @poldepc lm: Thanks Poldepc! Nice to see you again. :)

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      Excellent lens! Congratulations on winning the Lens of The Day (LOTD)!!!

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      7 years ago from Connecticut, USA

      This is a good idea. All my non-desert terrariums have turned to mold and rot. Maybe a dry arid one is the way to go. Congratulations on LOTD, great lens.

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      7 years ago

      @bwet: Thank you for the kind comment!

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      7 years ago from Iowa

      What a great idea and a very informative lens! I think this might be a project I try with my daughter this winter :)

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      7 years ago

      @aka-rms: Robin, I always love hearing from you. This is too much! LotD and a purple star for a newbie like me? Besides how did you know it was so close to my birthday?

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      7 years ago

      @JoshK47: Thank you for the blessing and comment! I hope you make one!

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      7 years ago

      @ShineRita: Me too, I don't have that many anymore because I moved quite a bit in the last few years. I should really get back to it. Thanks for the comment and like!

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      7 years ago

      Brilliant lens, well done for getting featured!

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      7 years ago

      @happy-birthday: Thank you for reading!

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      7 years ago

      @marlies vaz nunes: How nice, thank you for the blessing and comment. I love to hear from readers!

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      7 years ago

      @LaurenIM: Yes, the most difficult part is re-potting prickly cacti. Have sturdy gloves! Thank you for reading, liking and leaving feedback.

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      7 years ago

      @GregoryMoore: Thanks so much, hope you and the kiddies have fun!

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      7 years ago

      Great lens!

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      7 years ago

      Congratulations on your LotD. Thank you for sharing.

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      7 years ago

      @Ahdilarum: Thank you for the comment and like, I hope this helps you take your indoor gardening to new and exciting places.

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      7 years ago

      Congrats.

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      7 years ago

      Awesome Lens, thanks for sharing. Congratulations on LOTD.

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      7 years ago

      Nice lens with some great ideas. Congrats on LOTD

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      7 years ago

      Interesting concept. Congratulations on getting LoTD!

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      7 years ago

      What an easy to follow guide. I have this aquarium sphere I've been planning to use for a nice terrarium and now I have this lens to help me make it. I think I'll go with different types of succulents and add some pebbles too. Congrats on very well deserved LOTD :)

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      7 years ago from Ohio

      As you can see, being a science geek can pay off on Squidoo with Purple Stars and Lens of the Day honors. Well done! SquidAngel blessings.

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      7 years ago

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      7 years ago

      This is new to me, thanks.

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      7 years ago

      Very interesting and informative lens! Great explanation too. Great work and you deserve the LOTD

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      7 years ago from Louisville, KY

      Congrats on LOTD. Very well done. I think this would make a great indoor project for the Winter.

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      7 years ago

      This lens is surely making some idea differently to build a terrarium

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      7 years ago

      Great lens! And congrats on being LOTD!

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      7 years ago from USA

      Congratulations, this lens was selected as LotD today. You can read all about it at SquidooHQ. http://hq.squidoo.com/lotd/how-to-build-a-desert-t...

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      7 years ago

      What a wonderful idea! Thanks for sharing - here's some SquidAngel blessings for you, as well as congratulations on your LotD! :)

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      7 years ago

      I love Container and I have lots of them in my garden.

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      7 years ago from Here

      Amazing lens! Thanks a lot!

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      7 years ago from Amsterdam, the Netherlands

      Great lens. Congratulations with the LOTD and Purple Star. Well deserved. Blessed.

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      LaurenIM 

      7 years ago

      I used to have a few terrariums but never a desert terrarium. I like these. They look so easy to maintain!

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      7 years ago

      @anonymous: Even more interesting to build! Thank you and thanks for the SquidLike!

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      7 years ago

      as interesting read

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      7 years ago

      @thememorybooksh1: Why thank you! Double thanks for reading and liking as well. :)

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      7 years ago

      yeah!! congratulation for LOTD..

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      7 years ago

      @NightMagic: It is really easy and I hope you have fun. Thank you for the feedback and like. Enjoy!

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      Noctai LM 

      7 years ago

      @miaponzo: Aren't they lovely? Let me know how yours turn out. Thank you for the blessing and comment!

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      Noctai LM 

      7 years ago

      @SteveKaye: Thank you so much for the blessing and comment, I appreciate the support!

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      Noctai LM 

      7 years ago

      Wow, LotD, I'm shocked and humbled. Thank you all for the support and I promise I am getting to the comments and likes as fast as I can. :)

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      miaponzo 

      7 years ago

      These terrariums are amazing! Now I want to go right out and make a few! Blessed!

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      NightMagic 

      7 years ago

      Thanks for the info. I'm going to try making one to sit on my coffee table.

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      SteveKaye 

      7 years ago

      You are off to an amazing start on Squidoo. Congratulations on making this wonderful lens and on receiving the LOTD.

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      Noctai LM 

      7 years ago

      @whiteskyline lm: Cacti yes, but a rose by any other name and such... Thanks for dropping by :)

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      whiteskyline lm 

      7 years ago

      This is a cool idea. I like cactuses (SP?) (maybe its cacti) and all that, and the idea of bringing the natural world into my home :)

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      Noctai LM 

      7 years ago

      @Elsie Hagley: My pleasure, and thank you for the blessing!

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      Elsie Hagley 

      7 years ago from New Zealand

      Nice lens. I am all for this. Just love this sort of thing, but I never knew what it was called. Must try doing one. Thanks for sharing the info. Blessed.

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      Noctai LM 

      7 years ago

      @prikazen: My pleasure, thanks for reading!

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      prikazen 

      7 years ago

      Beautiful lens and great, useful info. Thanks for sharing. I like it :)

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      Noctai LM 

      7 years ago

      @designsbyharriet: Ah, never fun, I managed to keep one of them going for five years, granted some of the plants had to be re-potted and were replaced by their own babies. Meanwhile I've come close to killing this peace lily about 15 times this year... Thank you for the blessing!

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      Harriet 

      7 years ago from Indiana

      I once had one of these, but I forgot to water it for a very long time and lost the plants. These are beautiful. Blessings!

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      Noctai LM 

      7 years ago

      @DrBillSmithWriter: Thank you for the blessing and the comment! I tried to add a bit of everything, it helps that I made these for a variety of reason over the years. :)

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