HOW TO MAKE A BOTTLE GARDEN
TREASA NAOFA, DONORE AVE.
your gardening tools. Get 4 pieces
of bamboo about 30 cm long. Using
wire tie cotton wool on one or a piece of sponge.
Stick a spoon into another and a spool into the last.
some small gravel, moss, leaf mould and small twigs.
3. You will also need a 4 litre plastic bottle and about three violets.
Small primroses will do too. A
cup of water will be required at the end.
is an assembly of all the items needed to make a bottle garden.
the gravel in first. About 2 cm is
in about the same depth of leaf mould next.
put in the plants. Use the tamper
for this. If the sides get dirty
wipe them clean with the sponge or cotton wool. Donít forget to put in moss
and sticks to give it a woodland floor look.
in about a cupful of water. You
will never have to water this garden again.
Can you figure out why?
the cap on. The task is now
completed. You are now ready to observe the water cycle. The water will evaporate and condensate.
More on our Bottle Garden
On the 13th of October Mr. Madden gave us a
It was a normal bottle and plants growing inside it.
Mr. Madden just gave it one cup of water and you never have
to feed it any more.
Mr. Madden put compost in the bottle.
The flowers are violets and more plants.
Soon Mr. Madden is going to show us how to do it.
1) A big plastic bottle.
2) Leaf mould or compost..
3) Flowers that like the shade.
4) One cup of water. No more than that is needed to make a bottle garden .