Terrariums are wonderful containers to house succulents of all kinds and make the ideal environment to help them thrive. Since indoor gardening has become a beloved hobby, many gardeners are looking for new and exciting ways to show off their gorgeous plants. And with succulents, there are 101 ways to use their greenery, colors, and tolerance to your advantage.
Where once terrariums were defined as enclosed, glass planters, now the possibilities are endless! The definition has exceeded expectations now ranging from delicate glass planters and terracotta pots to hanging accessories and open layouts. With all these options you have the ability to watch your plants grow from any angle while also personalizing them to your aesthetic.
The following list of terrarium ideas are easy to make and even simpler to maintain. You can keep your indoor gardens to yourself, or give them as gifts to family and friends. Keep reading to find out where to get started!
Make A Stacked Display
Upcycle An Old Fish Bowl
Rock Toppings: Yin And Yang
Use Household Items
Table Top Terrarium
Succulents are popularly grown in arid conditions since they retain their own water source. Using them in decorative planters and creating your own tabletop desertscape requires very little in the way of maintenance and brings an unexpected pop of color and texture to your home. Add some cacti to the mix for extra greenery.
Your own little zen garden is transformed by carefully placing greenery amongst decorative rock and carefully raked sand. Fun, whimsical highlights such as this smiling meditating statue can help influence your own relaxed, happy state. Of course, your zen garden should spark something in you.
Terrariums can come in all shapes and sizes, and straight lines and acute angles of cubical containers add an artistic touch to your plantings. Allow your succulents to defy gravity as they grow up sloping sides, all while mixing and matching various choices for texture and hue variations.
Which Will You Try?
If you’re a do-it-yourself type of person, then terrariums are the perfect project for you! All you need are some succulents and whatever container you have around the house – whatever you find there’s likely a way to make it into a terrarium. From hanging pots to old tea kettles, almost anything can be a planter.
Don’t forget to add your own personal touch and comment below! Which idea will you try out?