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The Ultimate DIY Terrarium Kit

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“I want to make a terrarium! Do you have any plants that would be a good fit for this DIY?”
—Beth, Boston

We love that you’re feeling inspired to create a mini desertscape of your own. If you’re new to this fun project, our DIY succulent terrarium kit will be the perfect fit for you.

Since this set includes all of the essentials to create a perfect scene — a 10" glass terrarium, an assortment of six succulents, cacti mix, lava rocks, and sand — you’ll be ready to start putting yours together with ease.

While we promise this is an easy project that anybody can tackle, we’ll still of course include a guide to get you started. Confidence is key — and we’re certain you’ll put together a totally swoon-worthy terrarium like a pro.

Aside from the initial setup, the care requirements for these desert dwellers is simple. With bright sunshine and low-maintenance water needs, these will add the perfect touch of trendy style to any sill they’re placed on.

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