Recent Examples of terrarium from the Web
Garden Smarter Workshop on fairy gardens and creating a terrarium.
For instance, visitors can scan through an electronic infographic for terrariums filled with camouflaging Gulf Coast toads, then head outside onto more than 2 miles of dirt and boardwalk trails to espy the bayou's flora and fauna.
And a coffeehouse barista moonlighting as a Lilliputian landscaper sells her Jurassic-style terrariums with succulents and plastic dinosaurs.
His company makes small terrariums, sprout-and-grow mini-greenhouses, and other science and nature kits, sold in stores like CVS, Hobby Lobby and Michaels.
The bearded dragon was in a 10-gallon terrarium, Central Florida’s CBS affiliate said.
And Brenda’s is where Blossom Park goes for breakfast, with floor-to-ceiling windows as open to the world as a terrarium, with orange tablecloths in bloom across the broad cafe floor.
With the exception of the terrarium workshop, the programs listed above are free but pre-registration at www.library.ellington-ct.gov or 860-870-3160 is required.
At the park’s Living Science Center, try the pedestrian bridge between the science center and the park by Snider Creek, or the pond or inside, among the center’s terrariums and aquariums. 703 N.W. Green Oaks Blvd., Arlington.
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A terrarium at the Zoo
The turtle exhibit at a zoo is often in the form of a terrarium, as are some of the exhibits at a plant conservatory. In an ant terrarium, elementary-school students watch the ants dig their network of tunnels as if no one were watching. Terrariums try to create conditions as close as possible to a natural habitat. A covered terrarium can often sustain itself for months on the moisture trapped inside. But creating a good terrarium requires careful control not only of humidity but also of temperature, as well as good ventilation; the lighting should include the full spectrum of sunlight as well as a day-night regulator.
Origin and Etymology of terrarium
First Known Use: 1890See Words from the same year
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