Miniature terrariums / by Fourwords ; translated from Japanese by Leeyong Soo.
By: Fourwords [author.].
Contributor(s): Soo, Leeyong [translator.].Material type: BookPublisher: Tokyo, Japan : Tuttle Publishing, Distributor: North Clarendon, Vermont : Distributed by Tuttle Publishing Copyright date: ©2018Description: 96 pages : colour illustrations ; 26 cm.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9784805314777; 480531477X.Uniform titles: Terariumu koke, ea purantsu, taniku shokubutsu de tsukuru. English Subject(s): Terrariums | Glass gardens | Gardens, MiniatureDDC classification: 635.9/824 Summary: Terrarium gardening offers unlimited gardening possibilities, even when space is limited. Although terrariums have been around since Victorian times, Japanese garden design has perfected the art form with a modern and minimalist twist. The container gardening trend fits well with the small-space living concept refined in Japan and elsewhere.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:
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.
Terrarium gardening offers unlimited gardening possibilities, even when space is limited. Although terrariums have been around since Victorian times, Japanese garden design has perfected the art form with a modern and minimalist twist. The container gardening trend fits well with the small-space living concept refined in Japan and elsewhere.
Table of contents provided by Syndetics
- Preface (p. 02)
- What is a Terrarium? (p. 04)
- Making a Terrarium (p. 10)
- Chapter 1 Wetland Plants
- A Terrarium with Fluffy Selaginella (p. 16)
- A Conical Flask Terrarium of Lush Mosses (p. 18)
- Natural Driftwood Paired with a Terrarium Makes a Unique Display item (p. 20)
- Test Tube Terrariums Make Monitoring Plants' Daily Development Fun (p. 22)
- A Pairing of Fern and Asparagus for a Refreshing Feel (p. 24)
- Carnivorous Plants Join Swamp-Lovers in a Terrarium Group Planting (p. 26)
- Enjoy Beautiful Blooms Year-Round with an African Violet Terrarium (p. 28)
- Practical Tip 1: Where to Obtain Moss (p. 30)
- Chapter 2 Air Plants
- Simple Hanging Terrariums You Can Make Right Now (p. 32)
- Add Natural Elements for a Tropical Resort-Style Terrarium (p. 34)
- A Chic Red Tillandsia Capitata for an Elegant Vase Terrarium (p. 36)
- A Diamond-Shaped Hanging Terrarium Doubles as a Delicate Tree Ornament (p. 38)
- A Self-Contained Desert Oasis (p. 40)
- Simple Terrariums Displayed Together as Interior Accents (p. 42)
- Using Unusual Shapes to Create Chic Looks: A Light Bulb Terrarium (p. 44)
- A Charming Antique Lantern with a Group of Three Silver-Leaved Plants (p. 46)
- A Spherical Hanging Terrarium (p. 48)
- A Terrarium on a Stand as Objet D'art (p. 50)
- Practical Tip 2: Where to Display Your Terrariums (p. 52)
- Chapter 3 Arid Zone Plants
- A Juicy Green Terrarium of Haworthia (p. 54)
- A Wild Terrarium Portraying Haworthia in Their Natural Desert Habitat (p. 56)
- Succulents in a Grouping of Beakers (p. 58)
- Delightful Dense-Leaf Formations in a Bottle (p. 60)
- Fleshy Leaves and Flowers Fan Out from a Group of Gasteria (p. 62)
- Complementing a Terrarium of Curled Escheveria with Other Smaller Varieties (p. 64)
- Tiny Cuttings of Succulents Arranged in Your Favorite Glass Containers (p. 66)
- Terrariums with Lovely Changing Leaves (p. 68)
- Fresh Fragrance of Aromaticus in Your own Little Box Garden (p. 70)
- Exotic Mini Terrariums Using Cuttings from Other Mini Plants (p. 72)
- The Round Shape and Jewel-Like sparkle of Haworthia Obtusa in a Globe Terrarium (p. 74)
- Striking Red Blossoms in a Terrarium of Euphorbia (p. 76)
- Practical Tip 3: Finding the Perfect Container (p. 78)
- Chapter 4 Mixed Terrariums
- Use Dark Tones to Create a Sense of Calm: A Terrarium with Succulents, Moss & Ferns (p. 80)
- A Wetland Terrarium of Shadow-Loving Plants with Paphiopedilum in the Leading Role (p. 82)
- Cute Rosettes That Turn Pink: A Terrarium with Moss, Air Plants & Succulents (p. 84)
- Multi-Hued Greens Glow in a Triple-Mix Terrarium (p. 86)
- Catalog of Succulents (p. 88)
- Catalog of Air Plants (p. 92)
- Moss and Other Wetland Plants (p. 94)