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Sep 17, 2017 1:31 PM CST
|Hi, I recently bought 14 3inch plants. Right now I have them in their original pots in a lucite tray with rocks at the bottom as a drainage system. I would like to put them in something with Rocks at the bottom and soil to repot them but I would like to have all 14 together. Can you help suggest something to Put them in? Thank you! (FYI I keep them inside by the window)|
Sep 17, 2017 3:21 PM CST
Can you share what kind of plants you have? The title is "Terrarium Advice" - Are you thinking about putting your plants in a terrarium?
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Sep 17, 2017 3:28 PM CST
|Can you upload photos of your plants? What type of plants you have will determine whether they require the same growing conditions and type of care (water, light, etc.) Some plants do very well in terrarium situations, while others would not like the moisture and high humidity created in a terrarium. 14 plants would take a good sized terrarium if you are considering planting them all together in the same container.
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Sep 19, 2017 1:43 PM CST
|Most terrariums must be protected from direct sunlight otherwise they tend to overheat. Terrarium plants are generally very small plants that do well in shade and require lots of humidity and damp soil. Mosses and ferns are the best examples. Succulents are poor choices for terrariums.
Make sure you use plants that are not only small to start, but will stay small or can be kept small by pruning. Making successful terrariums is not as easy as it looks.
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Sep 19, 2017 3:26 PM CST
|You could probably put them in something like an aquarium (for 14 plants it's going to need to be fairly large) with an open top.
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