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Hand-Made Project: Terrariums!


My favorite way to celebrate Earth Day is to bring more plants into my home.  But sadly, the plants rarely make it to see Memorial Day.  For all of you out there who want to fill their homes with plants, but then have trouble keeping them alive, terrariums might be the answer. 

I've always loved terrariums but they were a mystery to me.  How do they stay alive?  What materials do I need?  Why can't I make them look like the plants I see in magazines or in the Museum of Modern Art?  

For answers I went to my local flower shop, Rose Red and Lavender and talked to Kimberly Sevilla, the owner and a terrarium enthusiast herself.  We spent the evening talking about terrariums and our favorite books about household plants, she even took the time to show me how to make one!

Check out the video below to see our terrarium projects and learn about some books that we have at the library that will help you spruce up your home garden: 

The books that were mentioned in this video are: 


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