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Make your own tiny moss garden in a bottle.
Glass jar with lid or corkPebbles or gravelActivated charcoalPeat mossPotting soilMossSpoon or funnelWater spritzer bottleSome notes on finding suppli...
First, you need to find a glass bottle. Once you start looking, you will see bottles everywhere. You can recycle old jars or bottles from your house -...
It can be easy or difficult to find moss, depending on where you live. I live in a coastal city with lots of rain, and moss seems to grow everywhere. ...
Gather the moss by gently digging into the soil with your fingers and pulling it up. It comes up in a mat, because it doesn't really have roots. As a ...
Using the funnel or spoon, pour pebbles into the jar until the bottom is completely covered. You can make this layer as tall as you want, depending on...
Next, you want to completely cover the pebbles with a layer of activated charcoal.The charcoal acts as a filter, grabbing impurities out of the water ...
Add a layer of peat moss on top of the activated charcoal. Half an inch of peat moss is enough for a small container.For anyone unfamiliar with peat m...
Follow up the peat moss with a layer of potting soil. Half an inch to one inch should be enough. If the soil is dry, spritz it with some water from th...
Now is the fun part! Inspect the moss you gathered. You might want to remove any stray potato bugs or blades of grass, or you might want to leave them...
Be sure to clean any stray soil or moss from the sides of the bottle. Cap the bottle tightly and place it in a moderately sunny spot. Moss generally n...
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