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Kacy Paide shows us how to build a terrarium and how to arrange the plants.
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Hi, this is Casey Patty of Small World Terrariums and you’re watching making a terrarium.
This clip is going to show you how to design and arrange the plants you’ve chosen inside the actual glass bowl. So actually what were going to do is were going to start with our centerpiece plant and again this is the tallest one. I’ve already taken out of the plastic but since this has some pretty tight roots, you just want to kind of pick at it gently to loosen them up. Now next were going to put in a begonia which is going to sort of act as a ground cover since it sits close to the soil level. For now were not worrying about getting this perfect, once we pack in the soil at the end we will be in a more permanent place.
Take the rabbit’s foot fern, which is one of my favorites. Drop that in and turn this around and take our petunia and this piece we can actually splay out and this will also serve as a little bit of a ground cover and I think I’m going to move this back and make room for the pink petunia. It sits a little bit taller and then we will use those as ground cover. Baby’s tears and this will actually spread out quite nicely, this will grow tall too, and they won’t always be so close to the ground. And again this is the plant that absolutely has to always stay moist and we might move this later but I’m going to take a pinch off this friendship plant. This type of plant doesn’t have to root before you add it, so you can just pinch it on the spot and stick it in somewhere where you need a feature closer to the soil again and going to take another half of this pink petunia and stick it in there.
So let see how that looks. We will move this over a little bit, now I want to see how close everything comes close to the top of the lid. It’s a little close, it shouldn’t hurt the plants but if it does, I’ll just have the owner pinch this piece off because when the plant touches the glass sometimes it can start to die. And if that’s the case, we’ll just pinch that off but for now were going to leave it in. From here, all we have to do is pack the soil that we’ve mixed around the plants. Now if you’re using your rabbits foot fern, the beauty of this plant is actually the piece that looks like a rabbits foot, so if we bury in the process. Pick it up and set it above the soil again and there we have it.
In the next clip I’m going to show you how to kind of finalize all of this plants, clean them up, get them into good shape and add decorative features like rocks and drift wood.