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Sat, May 29


Jacksonville Arboretum & Gardens

Terrarium Building & Nature Walk

Join us for this fun morning out in nature! Build your very own living Terrarium from the world around you! This is a great activities for all age groups! RSVP for a spot NOW.

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Terrarium Building & Nature Walk
Terrarium Building & Nature Walk

Time & Location

May 29, 2021, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM EDT

Jacksonville Arboretum & Gardens, 1445 Millcoe Rd, Jacksonville, FL 32225, USA


About the Event

Come join us for this awesome day out in nature! Nature walk and Terrarium building! Take your own piece of the Gardens with you. 

We will begin our workshop meeting at the HARMONY sign in booth. From there we will all go over the materials for building the Terrarium. After that we will take our glass jars with us and begin our Nature Walk. On the walk we will be able to notice the varity of plant life at the gardens. We will then travel down the paths and collect items to go into our jars while discussing the purpose each item plays in the life of the Terrarium. This is a great activity for the whole family! 

How does it work?

Closed terraria create a unique environment for plant growth, as the transparent walls allow for both heat and light to enter the terrarium. Sealed container combined with the heat entering the terrarium allows for the creation of a small scale water cycle. This happens because moisture from both the soil and plants evaporates in the elevated temperatures inside the terrarium. This water vapour then condenses on the walls of the container, and eventually falls back to the plants and soil below. Keeping the terrarium sealed allows for the circulation of water. 

How to care for your Terrarium?

The terrarium may be opened once a week to remove excess moisture from the air and walls of the container. This is done to prevent growth of mold or algae which could damage the plants and discolour the sides of the terrarium. Terraria must also be watered occasionally, the absence of condensation on the walls of the terrarium or any wilting of the plants is an indicator that the terrarium requires water.

Nature Walk:

Enjoy the peace and tranquility of nature. Mediation walks are an easy way to get involved with mediation process. It is easy to be in the present moment when you are looking at the plant life, and enjoying the sounds of nature around you. 

Benefits of Nature Walk and Terrarium building:

  • Mental Health
  • Education
  • Stress-relief
  • Walking Mediation 
  • Reflection & Self Awareness
  • A Boost In Creativity.
  • Create A Living Art.
  • Therapeutic and Health Benefits
  • Group Bonding Experience 

👨‍👩‍👧‍👧 This is kid friendly family event.  *RSVP NOW to reserve a spot

Covid19 reguations: 

Keeping numbers within Covid19 guidelines. This event is a great opportunity for creating growth and space in the mind, body & spirit. Please bring your own mat or towel; as we are mitigating the spread of germs due to Covid19. Thank you and see you all there!   *Social distancing will be implemented spacing out all guest. Face masks are required within 6 ft around others. Germx will be provided as well as a mask for those who may need one. Thank again guys!


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