How To Make Your Own Terrarium

How To Make Your Own Terrarium

Terrariums: How To

January 2018

Plant is a double headed vase designed for the curation of floral arrangements and micro ecosystems.



Tom Dixon Plant Terrarium How To

1. Clean the inside of the vessel to ensure there's no residue that could harm the plant.

Tom Dixon Plant Terrarium How To

2. Fill the bottom of the vessel with a 1 1/2 inch layer of small rocks to collect the water drainage.

Tom Dixon Plant Terrarium How To

3. Add a layer of potting soil made for succulents. It should be deep enough for the plants to root to, so roughly 2 1/2 inches.

Tom Dixon Plant Terrarium How To

4. Remove the largest plant from its container and dust excess soil off the roots. You may want to trim the roots, so they aren't too long.

Tom Dixon Plant Terrarium How To

5. Using a long-stemmed implement, make a hole in the soil for the roots and nestle the plant inside. Then pat the soil down firmly to hold the plant in place.

Tom Dixon Plant Terrarium How To

6. Plan for approximately 1 plant per inch of container diameter.

Tom Dixon Plant Terrarium How To

7. Continue placing the smaller plants using this method, trying to keep them away from the edges.

Tom Dixon Plant Terrarium How To

8. Clean off any excess soil around the glass of the container and add a small amount of water.

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Tom Dixon Plant Terrarium Small

Plant Terrarium Small

Tom Dixon Plant Terrarium Large

Plant Terrarium Large