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Mini Greenhouse

Make your own mini-greenhouse to grow plants.

You will need:

  • glass jar and lid
  • soil/potting mix
  • seed/seedling
  • water
  • paint (optional)
  • paintbrush (optional)


jar with soil
jar with soil, stick and seedling

1. Put some soil in your glass jar. It
should take up about 1/3 of the jar

2. With a small stick, make a small hole
in the centre of the soil and place your
seedling in. Gently pat down the soil
with the stick.

pouring water into the jar with plant and soil
plant growing in the jar on a windowsill

3. Give your seed/seedling some water.
The soil should be damp but not

4. Put the lid on the jar and place it in a
semi-sunny spot. Remember to give it
some water every couple of days

F  eeling creative? Paint the outside of you jar.

Or make greenhouses of different sizes.

illustration of flowers in pots