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Edible Terrariums!

 
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I got an email today, subject line "Edible Terrariums!" I looked, they are doing something stupid. I LOVE the idea of a real edible terrarium, AND I think they would sell really well at a farmer's market!

I think someone needs to put thought into this idea.... :D
 
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What a neat idea!  Thanks for sharing.

I want one that will help add to our fresh food source. What plants do you think would do well in a terrarium?  Did the email make any suggestions?

Maybe lemongrass and some herbs?
 
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The email turned out to be not what I imagined, they were making fairy gardens out of candy and such. Not interesting to me. The idea fascinates me though, putting real food in a terrarium to live.

I think I'd put herbs I like, maybe some kind of lettuce that can handle cutting. Need more ideas!   :)
 
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Apparently some vegetables have a saltwater tolerance: http://salinewateraquaponics.weebly.com/saltwater-crops.html

...And brine shrimp eat yeast - so an aquaponic/terrarium system with miniature vegetables might be sustainable with the  periodic addition of a sugar cube.



 
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