Terrariums - Gardens Under Glass

Designing, Creating, and Planting Modern Indoor Gardens

Author: Maria Colletti

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Gardening

Page: 176

View: 450

Whether you live in an apartment, are chained to an office desk, or just want to be surrounded by green, living things, creating terrariums is a delightful way to combine the worlds of home decor and gardening. Colletti makes designing your very own interior gardens easy, and gives you all of the information you need on the "it" plants of today: tillandsias (air plants), orchids, mosses, cacti, and succulents, along with "traditional" terrarium ferns.

How to Make Terrariums

Terrariums - Gardens Under Glass: Designing, Creating, and Planting Modern Indoor Gardens

Author: James Augustin

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category:

Page: 30

View: 651

The art of terrarium making is back in vogue and better than ever. Growing collections of adorable miniature plants in glass vessels is a great way to bring the indoors out and get back in touch with nature-no matter where you live and what time of year it is. Whether you reside in a tiny apartment, spend the bulk of your hours at an office desk, or just want to be better connected to green, living things, terrariums are the ticket. A wondrous combination of nature, gardening, and home decor, terrarium building and tending is both therapeutic and inspirational.Transform basic glass containers, including vases, jars, vertical planters, hanging globes, tabletop greenhouses, and more, into miniature worlds of green. Once you know the basics (the plants, the vessels, and a basic understanding of soil, water, and humidity), you can mix and match for an endless exploration of your own creativity!

Terrariums for Beginners

Terrariums - Gardens Under Glass: Designing, Creating, and Planting Modern Indoor Gardens

Author: Troy Cade

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Page: 36

View: 717

terrariums are miniature eco-systems. If done right you can close it up and leave it alone. It will thrive for long periods of time with only moderate sunlight. And a terrarium can be a wonderful expression of nature that you can have in your home. Unlike a potted plant a terrarium is an arrangement of plants that live together in a glass environment. And this book, specifically written for kindle, shows you how to make them.In 19th century England a man discovered a fern growing inside a bottle. It so piqued his interest that he decided to do some of his own plantings inside bottles. From there he created glass containers called "Wardian Cases". And thus the terrarium was born. Terrariums became all the rage in Victorian England and a valuable addition to the sea-faring industry because they could be used to preserve living plants during long ocean journeys. Today terrariums have had a re-birth as beautiful little enclosed gardens that we keep in our homes. And you can make one too. In this book you learn the history of the terrarium, the theory as to how they work as a miniature eco-system, and you learn how to make them. Included are chapters on how to make your own terrarium tools and how to make four different terrariums. The book also has a comprehensive list of plants and flowers that thrive in a terrarium. With a few basic supplies and a little bit of time you will be making terrariums that are unique and beautiful. Chapters Include: A brief history of the terrarium How a terrarium works How to select plants What containers to use How to make your own tools Caring for your Terrarium . and lot more!

Miniature Terrariums

Tiny Glass Container Gardens Using Easy-to-Grow Plants and Inexpensive Glassware

Author: Fourwords,

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

ISBN:

Category: Gardening

Page: 96

View: 218

Add a whimsical touch of green to any space: your desk or bookshelf, home or office. These miniature indoor gardens are customizable, stylish and easy to care for! This book is full of ideas for creating the perfect little Japanese-inspired terrarium garden using repurposed glass containers— including a wine glass, mason jar and lightbulb. In this mini terrarium gardening book you'll learn how to create: Fern and moss terrariums Air plant (Tillandsia) terrariums Cacti and succulent terrariums Captivating combinations of flowering plants, dry zone plants, mosses, epiphytes and other mixes Included are tips for selecting your containers and arranging your soils, stones and plants so that your unique house plants stay healthy and beautiful in their perfectly petite glass home.

Living Decor

Plants, Potting and DIY Projects - Botanical Styling with Fiddle-Leaf Figs, Monsteras, Air Plants, Succulents, Ferns, and More of Your Favorite Houseplants

Author: Maria Colletti

Publisher: Cool Springs Press

ISBN:

Category: Gardening

Page: 176

View: 301

Welcome houseplants into your space and use them to make beautiful home decor projects that showcase your plants and your creativity. It's time to change the way we think about houseplants. For too long we have overlooked potted plants and failed to appreciate the many benefits they can bring into our homes: improved air quality, natural decor, brilliant colors, and a greener lifestyle, just to name a few. Living Decor is a manual to introducing the life, beauty, and health benefits of plants into your home in creative ways. Maria Colletti (Terrariums: Gardens Under Glass) brings fun to creating your own arrangements with moss, succulents, air plants, and other favorite indoor greenery. Also find simple guidance for taking care of your plants and DIY tips. This guide to houseplants takes you through modern trends in filling your space with plants, such as display with macramé, concrete planters, new plant stands for popular botanicals like Fiddle Leaf Figs and Monstera, and also shows what a beautiful, unique, and even artistic experience living with plants can be. Step-by-step projects include: Chandelier-style planters Moss jar gardens and photo frames Terrariums Succulent centerpieces And more! Beyond the individual projects, you'll find endless ideas for botanical styling from the author, as well as a large network of shopkeepers and interior designers who bring you into their homes to see remarkable interior design that celebrates everything green.

Terrarium

33 Glass Gardens to Make Your Own

Author: Anna Bauer

Publisher: Chronicle Books

ISBN:

Category: Gardening

Page: 223

View: 911

This comprehensive guide to the world of terrariums details every part of creating highly unusual and beautiful miniature indoor gardens. Easy to make, these 33 unique terrarium projects are inspired by ecosystems around the world, including a fern-filled Black Forest from Germany, a delicate bonsai garden from Kyushu in the south of Japan, and a tableau of olive and thyme from the shores of the Sea of Galilee in Israel. Lush photography and helpful insider tips and tricks round out this one-of-a-kind handbook. With a variety of projects and plenty of step-by-step instructions covering every element of crafting a terrarium, anyone can fashion a stunning piece of living art.

Succulents and All things Under Glass

Ideas and inspiration for indoor gardens

Author: Isabelle Palmer

Publisher: CICO Books

ISBN:

Category: Nature

Page: 128

View: 974

Transform your home with more than 25 innovative and inspiring ideas using succulents and terrariums to create beautiful and stylish indoor gardens. Small-space gardening expert Isabelle Palmer shows you how to use succulents and other plants to create trendy terrariums and gorgeous indoor garden designs, and how to grow under glass, with helpful advice and techniques, as well as handy tips for taking care of your new house plants. Display pretty cacti inside copper lanterns, grow amazing aquatic plants in a deep vase, create a stunning fireside moss and fern display, and plant some tiny jewel-like succulents inside mason jars for an easy and on-trend kitchen window scene. Succulents and All Things Under Glass removes the mystery of taking care of plants and gives everyone a chance to enjoy the benefits and beauty of a garden indoors.

Gardens Under Glass

The Miniature Greenhouse in Bottle, Bowl, Or Dish

Author: Jack Kramer

Publisher: Simon & Schuster

ISBN:

Category: Glass gardens

Page: 95

View: 739

Gardening Under Glass

Miniature Gardens, Terrariums and Bonsai

Author: Walter Harter

Publisher:

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Category: Glass gardens

Page: 90

View: 929

Living Decor

Plants, Potting and DIY Projects

Author: Maria Colletti

Publisher: Cool Springs Press

ISBN:

Category: Gardening

Page: 176

View: 117

There's more to living with plants than simply bringing home a houseplant. Living Decor shows you how to artfully integrate greenery into your space. Living Decor is a manual to introducing the life, beauty, and health benefits of plants into your home in creative ways. Authored by Maria Colletti (Terrariums: Gardens Under Glass), this lovely book is an easy read, and brings fun to creating your own arrangements with moss, succulents, air plants, and other favorite indoor greenery. To tie it all together, Living Decoralso offers simple guidance for taking care of your plants and DIY tips. This guide to houseplants takes you through modern trends in filling your space with plants, such as display with macramé, concrete planters, new plant stands for popular botanicals like Fiddle Leaf Figs and Monstera, and also shows what a beautiful, unique, and even artistic experience living with plants can be. More than that, you'll find endless ideas for botanical styling from the author, as well as a large network of shopkeepers and interior designers who bring you into their homes to see remarkable interior design that celebrates everything green.

How to Make a Terrarium

Author: Jeff Barger

Publisher: Carson-Dellosa Publishing

ISBN:

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 24

View: 883

Can a garden be inside? Learn how to build your own tiny garden in a glass container. This Makerspace title supports NGSS From Molecules to Organisms.

The Healing Power of Nature

A practical exploration of how nature can influence our health and well-being

Author: John P. Cardone

Publisher: Dog Ear Publishing

ISBN:

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 124

View: 312

Waterviews: The Healing Power of Nature is a practical exploration of how spending time with nature can influence our health and well-being. Along the way, John calls on over 30 years as a patient and health education video producer, his own fight with illness, and his years as a lover of the outdoors, while presenting scientific facts. Enjoy John's waterscape and wildlife photographs while discovering how to reconnect with nature. Learn about which nature we are referring to, the importance of calming your mind, the health benefits of the outdoors, happiness and the restorative advantage of nature, and why it is especially important to share this spirit with children—all of which will inspire you to spend more time with nature.

Beyond the Bean Seed

Gardening Activities for Grades K-6

Author: Nancy E. Allen Jurenka

Publisher: Libraries Unlimited

ISBN:

Category: Education

Page: 195

View: 489

Get your students growing with this outstanding hands-on activity book! Through gardening, book-sharing, and other creative activities, students learn about topics ranging from flowers, vegetables, and mushrooms to windowsill gardens, butterflies, and scarecrows. Recipes, word play, and poetry embellish the activities. Designed to motivate and inform, these projects promote learning in a variety of subjects - from ecology, history, and geography to career exploration and the sciences. The authors also provide a list of resources related to gardening - legends, historical fiction, biography, picture books, how-to guides, and environmental books. This is an excellent resource for educators - school librarians, classroom teachers, science education teachers, home school parents, botanical garden education directors, social workers, camp directors - and anyone else who would like to start a children's gardening program.

A Family Guide to Terrariums for Kids

Imagination-inspiring Projects to Grow a World in Glass - Build a mini ecosystem!

Author: Patricia Buzo

Publisher: Cool Springs Press

ISBN:

Category: Gardening

Page: 112

View: 687

With A Family Guide to Terrariums for Kids, budding botanists and artists can build, plant, and grow their own living worlds under glass following 15 unique and inspiring terrarium plans.

Succulents and All things Under Glass

Author: Isabelle Palmer

Publisher: Ryland Peters & Small

ISBN:

Category: Gardening

Page: 128

View: 423

Transform your home with more than 25 innovative and inspiring ideas using succulents and terrariums to create beautiful and stylish indoor gardens.

Glass Gardens

Easy Terrariums, Aeriums, and Aquariums for Your Home or Office

Author: Melanie Florence

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN:

Category: Gardening

Page: 136

View: 279

Not everyone can be Martha Stewart, and luckily you don’t need to be to create beautiful terrariums to display in your space or to give as a gift. With simple instructions and a relaxed and pleasant tone, Glass Gardens speaks to the beginner terrarium-maker as a best friend would over a cup of coffee or tea. You won’t find any overly elaborate or complicated projects here! With just a few supplies and a small amount of time, you’ll have a gorgeous centerpiece to display or give away. Learn how to create stunning, easy-to-maintain terrariums with cacti and succulents, as well as water terrariums (aquariums) with plants you can buy at your local pet store and air terrariums (aeriums), which are by far the easiest type of terrarium to create and keep alive. In Glass Gardens, you’ll be given lists of supplies you’ll need as well as information on where to find them in addition to tips and tricks about the best ways to keep your plants alive and thriving. Easy, step-by-step instructions and detailed photos will have you designing your own glass gardens before you know it.

The New Terrarium

Creating Beautiful Displays for Plants and Nature

Author: Tovah Martin

Publisher: Clarkson Potter

ISBN:

Category: Gardening

Page: 176

View: 602

One of America's favorite gardeners introduces the whimsical yet practical world of gardens under glass--the perfect way to spark creativity while incorporating favorite plants in a home.

Tiny Plants

Discover the joys of growing and collecting itty-bitty houseplants

Author: Leslie F. Halleck

Publisher: Cool Springs Press

ISBN:

Category: Gardening

Page: 176

View: 455

Longing to nurture your houseplant addiction without cramping your space or style? If you can't squeeze another giant leafy friend onto your plant shelf, author Leslie Halleck is here to inform you that tiny is the new BIG! In Tiny Plants, you’ll discover a fascinating array of perfectly petite houseplants you can collect and grow—in a minimal amount of space. Yes, tiny plants are the ideal solution for plant keepers who don’t have much space, but even if you’ve got all the room in the world, their adorableness is reason alone to grow these mini wonders. These are the eternal puppies, kittens, and babies of the plant world—they never grow out of their cuteness because their genetics keep them itty-bitty for their entire lives. Beyond a few small succulents, most houseplant parents aren’t aware of the extensive array of tiny plants they can collect and display on windowsills, on tables and desks, and in terrariums. Prepare for cuteness overload with: Profiles of dozens of miniature houseplants, including aquatic, carnivorous, flowering, succulent, and tropical varieties Detailed growing information and tips for success A fascinating look at the botany of miniature houseplant varieties Advice on how to stylishly display your tiny plant collection How-to lessons on the basics of propagating mini houseplants to share with friends Details on the best tiny houseplants for terrarium growing From the sweet blooms of micro orchids and the soft, smooth texture of lithops, to the frog foot–shaped foliage of the creeping oak fig and the tiny orbs of the string-of-pearls, you'll fall in love with these little curiosities before you can say #plantnerd.

Terrarium

33 Glass Gardens to Make Your Own

Author: Anna Bauer

Publisher: Chronicle Books

ISBN:

Category: Gardening

Page: 224

View: 559

This comprehensive guide to the world of terrariums details every part of creating highly unusual and beautiful miniature indoor gardens. Easy to make, these 33 unique terrarium projects are inspired by ecosystems around the world, including a fern-filled Black Forest from Germany, a delicate bonsai garden from Kyushu in the south of Japan, and a tableau of olive and thyme from the shores of the Sea of Galilee in Israel. Lush photography and helpful insider tips and tricks round out this one-of-a-kind handbook. With a variety of projects and plenty of step-by-step instructions covering every element of crafting a terrarium, anyone can fashion a stunning piece of living art.