• Succulents
  • Small Rocks or Pebbles
  • Activated Charcoal
  • Potting Soil
  • Moss
  • Small Bowl


  • Chopstick


1.Place a layer of small rocks or pebbles in the bottom of your glass bowl.

2. Cover the pebbles with a layer of activated charcoal. You can find this in stores with aquarium supplies. The charcoal will keep your terrarium fresh.

3. Add potting soil and succulents to the bowl. At this point it’s helpful to use a chopstick to help push the plants into place.

4.Finish terrarium by adding moss, pebbles and any other decorations you like!


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