Ocean in a Jar – Empty Private Reserve Containers

Private Reserve Jars Pilling Up? What one Co-Worker did with his empty jars.


This information can very depending on the materials you have and the materials you find. But it starts with a Nug Jar or any empty jar that happens to lay around the house.

  • Supplies:
  • Glass Jars
  • sand
  • rocks
  • moss
  • fake grass
  • fish net
  • twine
  • necklace chain
  • sea shells
  • star fish
  • drift wood
  • feathers
  • miscellaneous treasures


Next you will want to gather all the items you want to place into the jar(s). He starts out with the fish net and moss, for a nice earthy green and brown look to hold the base. This also helps prevent cracking of the jars when adding in rocks. The moss is treated like a pillow for the rocks. Take some twine and weave it through some holes in the fish net. This gives your area a nice organic feel to it.


He then adds a few rocks and a few sea shells, to be mixed into the base of the jar. Make sure it is all spread out the best you can make it. At this time, take your fake grass, and cut blades off to fit the height of your jar. With fake plants equals no water.

Once you have a nice base at the bottom of your jars. You will want to start trowing in some miscellaneous treasures into the mix. This can be store bought, or simple treasures found on your beach walks. He found a few pairs or earrings on the beach, and found some dried up star fish. The rest of his items were found at a local hobby lobby. Mix the treasures all around your jar as desired. More treasure means more things to find!


After you have placed all the treasure your heart desires into the jar. Fill the jar up with sand. The amount of sand you want in your jar is entirely up to you. More sand means it is harder to find the treasures you have hidden in them, where less sand allows you to shake them up freely.


He finishes his process with a few Peacock feathers, a few pieces of chopped up necklace, and drift wood. Again all these materials and sizes can and will very depending on the display that you would like to make. He simply used old private reserve nug jars from the collective, but don’t limit yourself with just these items and supplies. Make your own decorative piece. And share your creation with us.


Here are also some other examples you can do with empty old tincture bottles that he made.

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Let your exploration be endless!!

Green Goddess

Strain Information
Sativa Dominant Hybrid -70% Sativa / 30% Indica
Green Goddess is a sativa dominant hybrid strain created through crossing the delicious Skunk #1 X Sweet Leaf strains. Although hard to come by, this otherworldly goddess is definitely one you’ll want to add to your must-have list. The high hits you hard with an immediate powerful effect that leaves you feeling euphoric and uplifted with a happy sense of energy that leaves you floating up and up for hours on end. As this head high builds and builds, you’ll start to feel more and more focused although utterly relaxed throughout your entire body. This feeling of calm won’t affect your energy levels, but will rather leave you pain free. Because of these effects and its powerful 18-20% average THC level, Green Goddess is said to be perfect for treating conditions such as chronic pain, ADD or ADHD

North American Widow

Strain Information
North American Indica is a 100% pure indica strain that is indigenous to the North American regions. These strains are landraces and are typically indica in nature, although the exact indica to sativa ratio depends greatly on the latitude and exact area in which the strain is grown. Although the exact THC and CBD levels vary widely depending on the exact strain, it tends to have higher THC and CBD than its sister sativa strains. North American Indicas typically have small to medium-sized nugs that are light minty green to dark olive green in color with lots of clear amber to dark orange hairs. Each nug is typically dusted in a thick frosty coating of crystal trichomes, from clears to whites, and visible droplets of sweet sticky resin. Although the appearances may vary between strains based on their exact parentage, most North American Indicas tend to have the same heavy indica effects. The high starts slow with a creeping building euphoria that leaves you happy and giggly with tendencies towards being spacey and introspective. The body buzz comes next with a relaxing effect that leaves you sedated and completely at ease without any pain whatsoever. These effects make it perfect for treating conditions such as appetite loss,…

Strain Information
Sativa Dominant Hybrid – 60% Sativa / 40% IndicaTHC: 18% – 25%, CBD: 1%, CBN: 1%
White Widow is a hybrid strain that many have been familiar with since the early 90’s. This strain has global popularity and can easily be found atop a menu at almost any Amsterdam coffee shop. The prevalence of White Widow has greatly increased due to the television show Weeds and references within the rap industry. This strain holds a pretty balanced 60:40 sativa/indica ratio ( Brazil Sativa x South Indian Indica) that leads one to a cognitive driven high with a relaxing undertone. Patients will opt for White Widow if they’re seeking a strain that allows them to unwind and relax while still maintaining a sense of mental awareness. This strain is especially good for depression, stress, pain, and PTSD. White Widow gets its name from the fact that it is literally blanketed in white crystals. Beware though, this sweet sugary smoke starts out light but expands dramatically which can lead to heavy coughing; especially if you’re a novice smoker. When it comes to smell, you can expect a citrus and peppery scent that is accompanied by a lemony aftertaste. This strain is perfect for outdoor activities like hanging out at the beach or taking a nice walk.

Dream Glue

Strain Information
Sativa Dominant Hybrid – 70% Sativa / 30% IndicaTHC: 25% – 28%, CBN: 1%
Gorilla Glue #4 is a very potent strain of cannabis, mainly grown in Colorado. The genetic makeup is a mix of Chocolate Diesel with Sour Diesel. The smell of diesel is strong but the taste is similar to coffee that has gone stale. The smell is extremely strong, one of the strongest strains. This is why it is mainly grown indoors. The THC level is about 25-28%. This marijuana plant is light green in color. When it is ready to be harvested, the leaves look like they have snow or salt on them. They offer a high yield of THC. Gorilla Glue #4 is a sativa dominant hybrid strain. This type of cannabis is often used by those that feel a need to self-medicate. It can help with reducing chronic pain such as arthritis and chronic back pain. It is also used for the treatment of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD).

Strain Information
Sativa Dominant Hybrid – 70% Sativa / 30% IndicaTHC: 19% – 22%
Dream Queen is the potent and popular progeny of two legendary strains, Blue Dream and Space Queen. It’s a sativa-dominant hybrid with a sativa/indica ratio of between 70:30 and meaning a creative, euphoric, happy head high driven by THC levels that can exceed 19% in some tests. This strain has a fairly high CBD content, roughly 0.5%, but that’s not high enough to recommend it as a front-line form of treatment for seizure disorders or other conditions that respond to CBD preparations. Instead, Dream Queen can be used as an effective treatment for fatigue, nausea, stress, and lack of appetite (it induces powerful munchies). There are earthy notes of sage and tar to the flavor, while the aroma is earthy and rubbery. The nugs are light green and amber with a glistening coat of trichomes. Watery eyes and cottonmouth are both widely reported with this strain, while dizziness and paranoia are possible but much less likely. Dream Queen is a California original, found in medical marijuana dispensaries up and down the state, though it also appears occasionally in Oregon.

The Black

Strain Information
Indica Dominant Hybrid – 90% Indica / 10% SativaTHC: 20%
The Black is a heavily indica dominant hybrid (90% indica/10% sativa) strain with unknown genetics due to a high level of breeder secrecy. This infamous bud boasts an insanely high THC level that typically falls over 20% and a myriad of heavy nighttime effects. The high starts with an instant soothing narcotic effect felt in the head with a heavy sedative effect that leaves your mind pleasantly hazy with a sense of deep introspection and a lack of any mental pain or racing thoughts. These effects slowly spread into the body with a deeply relaxing and narcotic effect that leaves you very sleepy and completely pain-free with a sense of utter serenity and peace. Upon the comedown you’ll be almost immediately lulled into a deep and dream-free sleep that’s said to be falling victim to the black. Because of these heavy effects, The Black is perfect for treating conditions such as insomnia, nightmares, chronic pain, and muscle spasms or tremors. This bud has a smooth yet strong taste of earthy grape and an aroma of spicy mulled wine that has a delicious sweetness that’s released when the nugs are broken apart.

MK Purps

Strain Information
Hybrid – 50% Sativa /50% IndicaTHC: 18%, CBD: 10%
MK Ultra is an Indica dominant medicinal marijuana strain that has ultra-strong cerebral effects. It is created by crossing the Indica variety G-13 and sativa variety OG Kush. It is an indoor plant with an average yield and a short height. It has a leafy appearance that is green in color with hues of brown and orange. It has a THC level of 18 percent. It has a pungent flavor that is a blend of skunk and earthy tastes. MK Ultra is an incredibly hard-hitting strain with a strong and strange odor. It is well-known for its hypnotic powers that immediately affect your system. It can help you relax the entire day as it instantly calms your nerves and makes you feel drowsy. MK Ultra is mainly used for treating different kinds of pains and provides relief from mild to chronic pains conveniently. It is also used to treat stress and anxiety as it has a calming effect on strained nerves. MK Ultra can also be employed for curing insomnia, anxiety and a loss of appetite. It stimulates your appetite and makes you feel hungry quickly. The side effects of this strain mainly include having a dry mouth. You can also get dry eyes, dizziness and headaches by using this strain.

Strain Information
Indica Dominant Hybrid – 60% Indica / 40% SativaTHC: 22%
Purps, also known as “The Purps” or “Mendocino Purps,” is a slightly indica dominant hybrid (60% indica/40% sativa) strain with unknown parentage due to a high level of breeder secrecy regarding it. Despite this fact, Purps has a fantastic reputation among cannabis users across the country and has even been named as the High Times’ Strain of the Year in 2007. Like the name suggests, Purps buds have a surprisingly vibrant purple coloration to them, with dark long and airy pepper-shaped nugs and a spattering of dark amber hairs. Each nug is dusted with lavender colored crystal trichomes that add to the overall purple color. Purps has a sweet fruity flavor of berries and grapes with just a touch of spicy strawberry and earth. The aroma is very spicy and earthy with a grapey overtone that’s accented beautifully by berries and strawberries as the nugs are broken apart and burned. If you like the flavor, you’ll love the high. The Purps high is very relaxed and uplifted in nature with a sense of focus and motivation that quickly fades into deep introspection and calm. As the high builds and builds, you’ll become more and more talkative, leaving you incredibly giggly and social, laughing at everything that comes your way.


Strain Information
Hybrid – 50% Sativa /50% Indica
Moolah consists of green and dark purple coloured buds that contain numerous crystals. It is hybrid cannabis that contains a higher quantity of Indica than Sativa. It created by mating Sensi Stay, Belladonna and OG Kush together. This cannabis has a very high THC level that produces a strong impact on your system. The most prominent effect of Moolah on your body is that it produces a deep sleep. It makes you drowsy soon after consume it and puts you to sleep. This is why it is an excellent antidote for people suffering from intense insomnia and should be used at night. Its effect lasts on your system for at least one and a half hour to two hours. In addition to combating sleeplessness, this marijuana strain is effective for treating a wide range of mild and chronic pains, including the terrible arthritis ache. You can also use it for mitigating your stress and depression. Moolah has a pungent aroma that is a strong blend of pine and diesel smells. Its aroma resembles with that of Kush. It has a nice pine flavoured taste that is quite similar to that of Kush as well. It tends to dry your mouth and eyes at times.


Strain Information
Indica Dominant Hybrid – 80% Indica / 20% SativaTHC: 20%, CBN: 1%
This hardcore strain gets its name from Mazar-I-Sharif, an Afghan city and the site of a massive marijuana farm on the steppes near the border with Uzbekistan. It produces THC levels as high as 20%, making it a very potent strain. Mazar I Sharif is an indica-dominant hybrid, with a sativa/indica ratio of 20:80. The offspring of a local Afghani indica and Skunk #1, a classic indica-dominant hybrid, Mazar I Sharif gives a heavy, relaxing body high with a strong euphoric boost. This strain is thought to contain high levels of CBD, a substance used to treat seizures and other conditions, although the exact proportions are unknown. Mazar I Sharif tastes and smells like earth and flowers with hints of lavender. It’s effective at treating pain, anxiety, and depression, but the body high is even better at relieving insomnia. Dry eyes and dry mouth are the most common negative effects, along with limited paranoia. This strain is best used at night, since it can make it hard to get things done. But it’s a great tool for relieving stress and improving mood.

Golden Lemons

The “Golden Lemons” is a high yielding and fast finishing Indica dominant hybrid variety that was bred and stabilized to perfection by the world famous crew at DNA Genetics. This Lemon Skunk and Jew Gold combo most commonly churns out medium sized plants that explode with growth in every which direction when trained and given enough space to spread. Once dried and cured to perfection the “Golden Lemons” provides it’s user with a citrus old school Kush-like flavor and aroma that’s paired up with a rather expansive smoke. Her nearly balanced hybrid high starts with a fairly psychoactive head buzz that occupies the mind just long enough for her relaxing body stone to slowly sneak up on you, quickly calming all your muscles as all your aches and pains melt away without making you tired or lethargic.