terrarium


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terrarium

(tə-râr′ē-əm)
n. pl. terrar·iums or terrar·ia (-ē-ə)
A small enclosure or closed container in which selected living plants and sometimes small land animals, such as turtles and lizards, are kept.

terrarium

a closed glass container in which plants or small animals are cultivated.
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She decided on crafting terrariums, which she felt could be fun for groups and families, while giving each participant their own project to take home.
These insectivorous plants have additional benefits when used in a terrarium.
After covering every inch of her home with a terrarium or two, she began to give them as gifts to family and friends.
Prickly subject An open terrarium allows for attractive plant overspill, such as trailing plants draped over the edge or plants growing out of the top, like this cactus.
There," Donald says, and there's a huge terrarium in the living room.
We propose that the "Fluttering with Design" activity will provide students with a real investigation where they are engaged in studying butterfly ecosystems, researching how to create a similar ecosystem by designing and building a terrarium, and finally observing how butterflies react in such a system.
The terrarium is made from a two-liter plastic bottle that is cut in half.
You can make a great terrarium with two recycled 2-liter soda bottles.
A change in classrooms, new office, new exhibit, or summer vacation may require the arduous task of disassembling the behemoth of a terrarium so that it can actually be moved.
Get your hands on a copy of Terrarium Craft (Timber Press, 2011; $19) so you can combat the common wintertime ailment of Restless Gardener Syndrome.
Building a terrarium that waters itself is fun and easy: