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Terrarium : 33 glass gardens to make your own / Anna Bauer and Noam Levy ; photographs by Rebecca Genet.

By: Bauer, Anna, 1991-.
Contributor(s): Levy, Noam [author.] | Genet, Rebecca [photographer.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: San Francisco, California : Chronicle Books, 2018Description: 223 pages : colour illustrations ; 25 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781452170091; 1452170096; 9789896378578; 9896378576.Subject(s): Glass gardens | Terrariums | Gardens, MiniatureDDC classification: 635.9/824
Contents:
The essentials -- List of plants -- List of materials -- Tropical landscapes -- Temperate landscapes -- Arid landscapes.
Summary: "Create beautiful indoor gardens inspired by all corners of the globe with this comprehensive guide to everything terrarium. Choose from 33 step-by-step projects, and build the landscape of your dream. Plant a fern-filled Black Forest from Germany, a delicate bonsai mini-garden from Kyushi in the south of Japan, or a tableau of olive and thyme from the shores of the Galilee in Israel. With information on soils, tools, and plants, lush photography of the final gardens, and simple explanations of how to care for your designs and make them self-sufficient, Terrarium unlocks the secrets to making magical glass gardens you can admire everyday in your home of office--or create as a gorgeous gift to share."--Back cover.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

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.

Includes index.

Originally published in France in 2016 by Marabout as Terrariums: les mondes vegetaux sous verre.

The essentials -- List of plants -- List of materials -- Tropical landscapes -- Temperate landscapes -- Arid landscapes.

"Create beautiful indoor gardens inspired by all corners of the globe with this comprehensive guide to everything terrarium. Choose from 33 step-by-step projects, and build the landscape of your dream. Plant a fern-filled Black Forest from Germany, a delicate bonsai mini-garden from Kyushi in the south of Japan, or a tableau of olive and thyme from the shores of the Galilee in Israel. With information on soils, tools, and plants, lush photography of the final gardens, and simple explanations of how to care for your designs and make them self-sufficient, Terrarium unlocks the secrets to making magical glass gardens you can admire everyday in your home of office--or create as a gorgeous gift to share."--Back cover.

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Introduction (p. 7)
  • Chapter 1 The Essentials
  • What Is a Terrarium? (p. 11)
  • How Does It Work? (p. 14)
  • Building the Terrarium (p. 18)
  • Taking Care of the Terrarium (p. 20)
  • The Container (p. 28)
  • Tools (p. 32)
  • Chapter 2 List of Plants
  • Ficus (p. 40)
  • Jungle Plants (p. 42)
  • Tropical Plants (p. 44)
  • Equatorial Plants (p. 46)
  • Humidity-Loving Plants (p. 48)
  • Ferns and Herbaceous Plants (p. 50)
  • Conifers (p. 52)
  • Mediterranean Plants (p. 54)
  • Succulents (p. 56)
  • Cacti (p. 59)
  • Chapter 3 List of Materials
  • Minerals (p. 62)
  • Soils (p. 70)
  • Plant Materials (p. 72)
  • Chapter 4 Tropical Landscapes
  • Taman Negara/Malaysia (p. 82)
  • Khao Yai Park/Thailand (p. 86)
  • Kunming/China (p. 90)
  • Yuelu/China (p. 94)
  • Anhui/China (p. 98)
  • Sigiriya/Sri Lanka (p. 102)
  • Angkor Wat/Cambodia (p. 106)
  • Ta Prohm/Cambodia (p. 110)
  • Amazonian Park/Guiana (p. 114)
  • Tikal/Guatemala (p. 118)
  • Orinoco/Venezuela (p. 122)
  • Roraima/Venezuela (p. 126)
  • Chiapas/Mexico (p. 130)
  • Sierra Gorda/Mexico (p. 134)
  • Gorongosa/Mozambique (p. 138)
  • Chapter 5 Temperate Landscapes
  • Fontainebleau/France (p. 144)
  • Chambord/France (p. 148)
  • Ashdown Forest/England (p. 152)
  • Val Di Cornia/Italy (p. 156)
  • The Black Forest/Germany (p. 160)
  • Kahurangi/New Zealand (p. 164)
  • Oshima Island/Japan (p. 168)
  • Kyushu/Japan (p. 172)
  • Mount Luofu/China (p. 176)
  • Lake Tai/China (p. 180)
  • Chapter 6 Arid Landscapes
  • Lake Titicaca/Peru (p. 186)
  • Machu Picchu/Peru (p. 190)
  • Popocat├ępetl/Mexico (p. 194)
  • Natal/South Africa (p. 198)
  • Kruger Park/South Africa (p. 202)
  • Galilee/Israel (p. 206)
  • Monte Cinto/Corsica (p. 210)
  • Lake Tanganyika/The African Great lakes (p. 214)
  • Glossary (p. 218)
  • Sources (p. 219)
  • Visual Index of Terrarium Designs (p. 220)
  • Index (p. 222)