Turn a Mason Jar into a Planter

Edited by Doug Collins, Eng, Inukshuk

I would like to thank Sofia Date for the awesome video on how to DIY reusing a Mason Jar. I organized it into a wiki for anyone with a hearing impairment, or for those who just prefer to read the steps. Hope you enjoy it. :)

Hi. Today I'm going to show you one way to use a jar as a terrarium. 
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    I am using succulent plants and they don't require a lot of attention
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    There are so many different kinds
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    I am using these four little ones, there are various types but generally known as Miniature Succulent Plants
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    These look a lot smaller.
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    You're going to need a Jar of your choice, Succulent plants, Soil, Moss, Pebbles and some time
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    Let's begin
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    Your first layer is going to be your Pebbles
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    You're just going to plop these into your jar at the very first bottom base, and then once you're done pop them down
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    Your second layer is going to be your Moss, I'm using a Spanish Moss, I don't really know if it makes any difference, but this is extremely hard to put a part
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    So I am going to be stuffing that as a second layer.
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    Layer number three is your soil
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    Now it time for planting the plant
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    When planting the plant you have to be extremely delicate
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    As it is a living thing
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    I am a kind of just separating and gently pushing away the soil after taking it out of the container
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    Also, make a hole to it the soil put it into the jar and paving down the soil around it
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    After deciding where to put the plant inside put in some Pebbles on the top
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    Just to give it more clean effect
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    Now, wipe away all your problems
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    Bye.
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