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Terrariums look beautiful in your home and you have so many options to make them easily and inexpensively using any number of items.
A glass bowl is a good base and you can select different shapes. You can create fairy gardens, you can use succulents, pebbles, marbles, in fact, all sorts of things. It’s a great opportunity to showcase your creativity and you will be able to enjoy them forever!
Better Homes & Gardens Magazine have gone with a Beachy Theme with their Terrarium below. (Photography Phil Aynsley) – Their versions show you the sort of effects that you can achieve and should have your creative juices flowing! You can subscribe to their magazine here
Don’t forget if you lack light in your home and find it hard to grow plants, maybe look at some faux plastic plants.
They are so realistic these days that no one will know unless you tell them! The other bonus is they require zero maintenance apart from a light dust.
Terrarium Information via Fix
Be sure that you scroll our page all the way to the end. We have lots of pinnable charts that are so handy. We show you the plants to pick, the way to layer your jars plus lots of different versions that you can replicate.
stunning terrariums via Stephanie Lynn
No special skills are required to make these gorgeous Glass Bowl Terrariums. We have included some handy charts that will show you how to select the best plants. We even have found a great Infographic that shows you the important process of layering your Terrarium. It’s important to get the order right so be sure to continue scrolling and don’t forget to Pin the handy information for future use.
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Here’s a very handy Infographic from Desima which shows you how to choose the right container for your Terrarium. Remember that if it is a closed container it will require less maintenance. An open container will require regular misting. There are a list of suggested plants for you to consider including Maidenhair Ferns and Baby’s Tears.
It’s also very important to ensure that you don’t place your Terrarium in direct sunlight, you don’t want to cook your plants! Be sure that it is a protected and well lit location. We have also included an Infographic below that shows 4 simple steps. Be sure to Pin for reference.
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Better Homes and Gardens have put together a list of the Top 11 Terrarium Plants. This list that will come in handy!
This Infographic shows you the preferred plant choices for your Terrarium. We were surprised to see that Cacti is not ideal as over time the moist conditions can lead to rot. A more suitable alternative are Air Plants.
They require a 20 to 30 minute soak 1-3 times a week. Rooted Plants are also a great choice as they enjoy humid conditions and require very little water. Succulents fit this category.
‘Something Turquoise’ have put together a great Infographic that shows you how to build a Terrarium from the ground up. You can see that the base is sand and then you add a layer of large stones followed by small stones.
Your activated charcoal then sits on top. Next, add some Sphagnum Moss and then Soil. Your plants and ornaments of your choice then are the final layer.
Desima has provided another great Infographic that includes a number of tips and tricks when it comes to the construction of your Terrarium. Be sure that you Pin this handy chart.
Here’s another great idea we found on Pinterest – We love the idea of using Wine Glasses to make Terrariums. This is so sweet and you could group them together in different heights as a centrepiece for your table.
This gorgeous Fairy Garden is via BHG
Here’s some more examples of containers that you can use to create different effects with your Terrariums found on the Sill site and don’t they look gorgeous. You can use simple jars right through to Coffee Plungers. Anything goes!
We love this Cactus Terrarium and it’s a great way to show you how to utilise an open bowl system. Don’t you just love it!
Here’s another beautiful version using Succulents in this Terrarium. It’s an explosion of colour and very low maintenance.
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This Coffee Pot Terrarium has been one of our most popular posts on our site. You can use faux or real succulents for this project and it will look great in a favourite space in your place. You can find all the details on this easy DIY here