Introduction: Lightbulb Terrarium

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This is what the finished product will look like! You can leave it in your window or just outside. You can put the plants on the side or bottom.

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To start off you will need a regular lightbulb.Then you can use a screwdriver or diamond filers to either cut the metal completely off or just poke a hole through it like I have done here. After this you will need to wash out the dust inside that gives it a white tint.

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Next use the tweezers to put dirt and the plants inside the lightbulb. The plants that I have used normally is moss or small clovers and other plants appear later that we're apparently in the dirt.

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Now pour a little bit of water in and seal it with a cork or tin foil or pretty much anything you can find to seal it.

And voila! You can make tons of these and make a tree out of them or just put it in your window sill


Conor M (author)2016-01-19

Nice no cruelty to fish either

bama_gurl0394 (author)2014-03-12

i did this last Summer. you really need to be extra careful with lightbulbs. do to the fact they are extremely fragile. one drop and they shatter

theblondeboss (author)2014-03-12

Thanks and It depends on what kind of plants you use

HrdWodFlor (author)2014-03-11

This looks really cool. But will direct sunlight cook the plants?

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