Terrariums are on the brain again as of late. I don't have the time or the resources to make one quite like I'm imaging in my head, but I gave myself a fix with a a little agave succulent. It takes all of about 10 minutes, including cleanup. I picked up an inexpensive vase, as opposed to a jar with a lid (as you would for a traditional terrarium.) Succulents must remain unenclosed, and are potted in well-drained potting mix. It's easy...try one!
Here's what you need:
a clean wide vase large pebbles or stones activated charcoal small succulent plant
Place a layer of rocks in the bottom of the vase, followed by charcoal. Gently remove your succulent from it's container and shake of excess soil. Lower your plant carefully into the vase, and pot the succulent's roots within the charcoal. Water lightly, taking care that the roots do not sit in water. There are so many types of succulents available. You may want to make a few, in vases of different heights, and cluster them as a centerpiece display. Low maintenance and oh-so-chic!