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This Sealed Garden In A Bottle Hasn’t Been Watered In Over 40 Years

In 1960, David Latimer decided he’d fill a huge glass bottle with dirt and seeds to see what would happen.

Besides a single watering in 1972, the glass terrarium has been completely cut off from fresh water and air, but still managed to form its own self-sufficient ecosystem.

The year is now 2019, and the once empty bottle is home to a self-sustaining ecosystem. Latimer filled the bottle with compost and lowered spiderworts seeding into the dirt using a wire.

He then packed alter into it and left it in a sunny corner of his house after sealing it. It’s like Latimer created a miniature version of earth complete with photosynthesis and all.

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The last time Latimer watered the plant was in 1972. Oxygen and moisture have built up in the glass bottle and even rains back

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Here;s how to make your very own glass terrarium

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