One of the things we love to talk about most is the act of bringing the outdoors in. It's amazing how much warmth a simple plant can bring to a space — wait, what's that? You don't have a green thumb? Well it's a good thing you don't need one to be a terrarium owner then! Here's 25 ways to try out your gardening skills with the least amount of maintenance and lots of tips and inspiration along the way.
The idea of terrariums is simple. Find a container, add some rocks for drainage, possibly a little sand, add plants and you're done. That said, there's tons of different ways to present your creation and a few tips on different types of terrariums. There's oodles of info below, see which one is right for your home!
• Great Idea: Cozy Terrarium & Photo Display
• Moss Terrarium Tutorial
• Vintage Terrarium Inspiration
• How To: Make a tiny terrarium
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