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To speed it along, create a terrarium using a takeout container with a clear lid.
Outstanding in landscape, hanging baskets and in terrariums.
Another part of the festival, held April 21 and 22, included three hanging terrariums displaying artistic representations of three Illinois ecosystems — a bog, a woodland and a ravine.
Half the hotel was this big glass terrarium, tropical inside, with an enormous pool and all these trees and a play area.
For now at least, reasonable scientific minds will continue to differ on whether life exists anywhere in the universe beyond our one Earthly terrarium.
Many of the animals will be for sale, along with the necessary terrariums and accessories at wholesale prices.
There are certain plants for terrariums and some tiny succulents for miniature gardens or settings.
In the Walled Garden, Bonsai and Beyond members will be displaying a rich composition of (miniature) treasures from the plant world including bonsai, saikei, penjing, hon non bo, kusamono, terrariums, fairy gardens and hanging gardens.
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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.
TERRARIUM Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of terrarium for English Language Learners
: a glass or plastic box that is used for growing plants or keeping small animals indoors
TERRARIUM Defined for Kids
Definition of terrarium for Students
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