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Make a household jar terrarium: Course + Kit
Make a household jar terrarium: Course + Kit
Removing plants from their pots on a light pink surface scattered with soil.
Make a household jar terrarium: Course + Kit
Make a household jar terrarium: Course + Kit

Make a household jar terrarium: Course + Kit

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London Terrariums
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Put old glass jars to good use with this fun and simple Terrarium course, that you can do at home.

Learn how to create your own terrarium using a household jar with Emma Sibley, founder of London Terrariums.

With UNLIMITED ACCESS 24/7, you’ll be able to drop in and out of the course at your own pace, and refer back to it anytime. By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Expertly clean and prepare your jar
  • Combine pebble, moss and plants in the optimum quantities
  • Select and use specialist terrarium-making equipment and materials
  • Understand how terrariums create their own water-cycle and self contained ecosystem
  • Care for your finished terrarium
  • Make professional standard terrariums from household jars

Expert Emma will share with you her foolproof step-by-step method, so you can make your own professional terrariums at home.

She will also share with you top care tips and common mistakes to avoid, so you can keep your terrarium healthy and happy. With this course + kit, you'll learn a life-long skill and enjoy making your own custom terrarium from scratch, for the same price as buying a ready-made one.

What's in the kit?

The kit contains specialist terrarium making equipment which can be used time and time again, and the supplies you need to create one terrarium:

  • 1 Fittonia Albivenis plant and one other plant (usually ivy or fern)
  • Moss
  • 25g activated charcoal
  • Extra long tweezers
  • Handmade cork stick
  • Handmade sponge brush (approx 30cm)

This kit comes with FREE standard shipping to the UK (worldwide postage charges apply).

Try our free course taster

This course is ideal for beginners, and for anyone looking to gain confidence to make their own terrariums at home. Why not try our free course taster: Taking care of your terrariumto help you decide if this is the right course for you.

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Course Curriculum

  • What You'll Make
  • Meet Emma Sibley
  • Terrariums: A Short History
  • The Science of Terrariums
  • What You'll Need
  • Selecting Your Plants
  • Step 1: How to Make a Funnel
  • Step 2: Clean the Vessel
  • Step 3: Funnel Stones into the Vessel
  • Step 4: The Activated Charcoal
  • Step 5: Add Compost
  • Step 6: Preparing the Plants
  • Step 7: Adding the Plants
  • Step 8: Add Moss and Stones (optional)
  • Your Finished Terrarium and Top Tips

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What do I need for this course?

Your course kit, which includes:

  • 1 Fittonia Albivenis plant and one other plant (usually ivy or fern)
  • Moss
  • 25g activated charcoal
  • Extra long tweezers
  • Handmade cork stick
  • Handmade sponge brush (approx 30cm)
  • Funnel (to be made from your plant pot)

Plus, you’ll need these common household items:

  • 2 litre Clip top jar (e.g. Kilner jar with the rubber seal removed from the lid)

  • Compost
  • Garden gravel
  • Teaspoon
  • Green gardening stick (support stick)
  • Water spray bottle
  • Water
  • Kitchen roll or toilet roll
  • Scissors

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    Meet your instructor, Emma Sibley from London Terrariums

       

      Emma says, "Fundamentally, it's not only about creating aesthetically beautifully objects. For us it is the deeper fascination with how plants behave and the exciting part terrariums play in the history of horticulture."

       

      Emma Sibley of London Terrariums standing in her shop front in New Cross.

      London Terrariums

      London Terrariums is run by Emma Sibley. From making terrariums for friends and family to the shop opening in 2017, London Terrariums is where you can buy ready-made terrariums, kits or attend a workshop. Emma is a member of the British Cactus and Succulent Society.