Cactus in glass jars. Image: Tarapong srichaiyos Shutterstock

Planting cacti can be very easy, entertaining and decorative. The pots where they plant are called terrariums. You can make them to your liking and decorate your home with these beautiful cacti. See here how to do it.

Today, cacti have become a beautiful natural alternative for decoration. They don’t need a lot of care, therefore, they are ideal for people who do not have a lot of time to take care of plants.

The important thing is to be very careful when planting them. If you don’t know how, We will give you the steps so you can start enjoying your cactus in glass jars.

Which planter to choose?

You can choose between ceramic or glass. You can opt for a simple and transparent container like glass. A glass planter that you can decorate with colorful stones and make it more attractive.

Choose a simple, deep container, to give the roots a chance to grow and the focal point is your cactus. If you want to help reduce waste, It would be ideal if you reused a glass jar that you already have in your home.

If you are going to recycle a glass jar, wash and dry it very well, it will prevent mold from appearing and damaging the plant.

Materials for planting cacti in glass jars.

Materials. Image: Tarapong srichaiyos Shutterstock

You’ll have to:

  • Land that when you clench your fist, do a lot. It is the best soil to plant them.
  • Pebbles or gravel to increase drainage and give beauty.
  • Choose a deep pot without a hole.
  • Place pieces of activated charcoal from those sold at garden stores. This will keep the soil cool and airy.
  • Lay the moss sheets on the bottom to absorb excess water when watering them.
  • Wear gloves and long-sleeved shirts to avoid cuts that can get infected later.

How to sow the cactus.

You must follow these instructions:

  • Place the stones mixed with activated carbon at the bottom of the container.
  • Then place the cactus and add 2cm of soil.
  • Then roll out the foam.
  • Now add 3cm more soil and press to let air escape between layers.
  • Water the plant with a little water.

How to take care of your cactus.

Regarding care, even when they have a reputation for being on guard, there are a few things to keep in mind.

  • Cacti love to enjoy the sun.
  • You don’t have to water frequently, these plants are damaged by excess water.

In just a few steps, you can now enjoy your decorative cactus in a glass pot.

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