How to Build a Terrarium

Terrarium Plants


  • Container
  • Gravel or small stones
  • Charcoal
  • Potting soil
  • Plant material

Types of Containers

  • Bottles
  • Bowls/dishes
  • Candy/apothecary jars
  • Fishtanks/bowls

Suggested Plants

  • Baby tears
  • Ferns
  • Creeping fig
  • Ivy
  • Mini African violets
  • Peperomia
  • Rex Begonias
  • Mini Orchids
  • Mini tropicals
  • Succulents


It’s best to choose clear glass, not tinted, so the light can shine through. Lids are optional, but without a lid, the terrarium will need more care.

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2018-05-02T15:27:01+00:00 May 2nd, 2018|How To Guides|

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