Tips to Help You Make a Great Sand Terrarium
Your place would have a great outlook if you have terrarium sand containers with plants. There are many ways to make terrarium sand containers. Terrariums always make a comeback even when people have forgotten about them. It’s fun to make terrarium sand containers. It’s important to know that terrarium sand containers don’t go well with wet conditions. Be careful when planting cacti or succulent plants on the terrarium sand containers. Little quantities of water should be used to irrigate your plants to avoid destroying your terrariums.
Placing your terrariums in a cloche would be deadly to your plants, so avoid it. You will need other items apart from the succulents when making terrariums. To decorate your terrariums you will require moss and driftwoods. Chopsticks are needed to move and place things when making your terrarium. Get a paintbrush to help you clean things during the process of creating your sand terrarium.
Using colored sand to make terrarium is enjoyable. Create your terrarium with at least three complimenting colors. Get a glass container that you like. Preferably, you should get a glass container with a top that you can work with; the glass container should have straight sides so that you can see the terrarium sand design you are making. The first layer of the sand at the bottom should be laid evenly.
Put the different colors of sand in the container. Try to avoid filling the center with sand. You should get the sand layers to the level you want, then start laying down pebbles which help with drainage and maintain the stability of the sand when adding your plants.
If you are going to plant cactus, you should first add soil. Get loose soil that would help maintains the sand terrarium. Just add a little soil and make a hole in the center of your terrarium; this could be done by pushing the soil down. So that it becomes easier to add plants in your container; you should not put lots of sand at the center.
Remove the succulent from its container and prepare it for planting on the terrarium. Get the succulent plant ready for planting by removing it from its container. Plant your succulent in the center of your terrarium sand container. Add as many succulents as you can; Succulents thrive when they are crowded, so you should worry not.
To finish making your terrarium, you should add another layer of the pebbles. A paintbrush would be needed at this particular moment to even everything out.
Finally, you should decorate the top of your terrarium. At this stage you’ll require chopsticks which will help in moving things around. Now, you should have a great terrarium after all that.