Miniature Terrariums: Tiny Glass Container Gardens Using Easy-To-Grow Plants and Inexpensive Glassware


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$17.99  $16.73
Tuttle Publishing
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7.7 X 0.6 X 10.1 inches | 1.35 pounds
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Fourwords is the green shop division of Actus Interiors, a Japanese chain of stores dedicated to providing goods that promote healthy, functional and beautiful living spaces.


"Miniature Terrariums offers a practical way to garden that deftly combines the arts of landscape design, Zen gardening, and home decoration--but is manageable and accessible enough for anyone to enjoy! Miniature Terrariums is unabashedly and enthusiastically recommended for personal, community, and academic library Gardening instructional reference collections in general, and Terrarium Management supplemental studies reading lists in particular." -- Midwest Book Review
"Great care has been taken with descriptions of exactly what type of media to use to plant in, as well as useful tips on how to fill the container without getting it all over the place, and the best lighting to give your plants the potential to thrive as decorative, living art. With all the great pictures and detailed instructions, your next project could very well be a miniature terrarium." --Drought Smart Plants
"What I love about this book is not only does it give lots of instructions for being able to execute these terrariums, but it shows you the beauty of repurposing glass containers such as a lab flask, wine glass, mason jar, or an inexpensive glass box or hanging bulb. It gives some examples of using moss and fern, air plants, succulents and other types of plants. I REALLY want to try some of these this summer." -- Kim Johnson, Desire to Inspire
"This book is full of ideas for creating the perfect little garden using repurposed glass containers. Included are tips for selecting your containers and arranging your soils, stones, and plants so that your tiny garden stays healthy and beautiful in its glass home for many years to come. There are dozens more miniature terrarium projects in the book plus tips for choosing supplies and terrarium assembly." -- Empress of Dirt
"Miniature Terrariums gave us lots of ideas and the basic steps for how to make these terrariums. The book includes a broad range of ideas and materials to alter your look and planting environment depending on what you have available." --Anne Weil, Flax and Twine
"This book shares about terrariums, how to make them and the different types of plants one can use. They give practical tips in each chapter as well and some neat ideas...The projects in this book are fun and creative. They range in different styles as well as the different plants." --Crafty Moms Share blog
"There is something for everyone in this book of mini terrarium projects. Loads of inspiration and know how so you can make your own creations and bring some green beauty into your life."
"So, a lovely book which provides us with all the information we need to use all of those lovely glass containers we have been keeping for so many years. It will also, I suspect, have us keeping a lookout for new ones. Can't wait to get started!" --Shakkei, the Journal of the Japanese Garden Society of the UK