This mini-lesson provides an introduction to terrariums. The learner will gain an understanding of the materials needed, the steps required and best practices for the care of a terrarium.
By the end of this mini-lesson you will be able to:
1. Define what a terrarium is and name the two main types.
2. Understand the basic supplies required and identify the steps needed for creating a successful terrarium.
3. Care for and maintain a healthy terrarium.
Terrariums are sealed or unsealed enclosed structures; often in a transparent globe or similar container in which plants live. There are two types; open and closed.
Open terrariums are comprised of desert plants that thrive in drier conditions.
Closed terrariums are comprised of tropical plants that thrive in more moist humid conditions.
This mini lesson focuses on open terrariums or desert terrariums.