It’s no secret that a thriving houseplant collection It can work wonders for improving indoor air quality, but if you’re looking for something a little more out of the box, a terrarium is the way to go.
Those mini glass gardens are, for a long time, accessories in the world of home decor. But in recent years, its popularity has skyrocketed. And it’s easy to see why: in addition to their beautiful aesthetics, terrariums are cheap and simple to assemble. With proper care, some terrariums can last for years or even decades.
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what to plant
If you’re wondering what to plant in your terrarium, you have many options to consider. Succulents are a popular choice for their resilience, as are micro-sized flora such as moss and lichen.
Do you have a poor record of caring for plants (including those that are supposed to be “indestructible”)? No problems! Even the self-proclaimed “rotten fingers” can get in on the terrarium fun. While simple terrariums are already low maintenance, you can make it even easier by opting for fake plants.
Another thing to consider when creating a terrarium is what kind of vase you would like to keep your little garden.
You can wear just about anything, although most people opt for something bright so you can see the thriving indoor environment. Recycling old mason jars or underused flower pots around your home is a popular route, however, as evidenced by this smart lamp terrarium (above), the sky is the limit!
Not a big lover of DIY? You could also invest in something a little more chic and elegant, made with modern decor in mind.
If you need a little inspiration to get started, check out some creative terrariums in the gallery below:
* Via Tree Hugger