5 Key Succulent Terrarium Layers and Planting Ideas

5 Key Succulent Terrarium Layers and Planting Ideas

Creating a succulent terrarium can be rewarding. It is a great way of displaying various succulent varieties in your indoor garden. However, if not designed well, terrariums can become excessively humid, leading to overwatering and mold issues that can kill the plant. You can create suitable growth conditions for succulents in a terrarium by layering…

5 Ways to Increase Humidity in a Terrarium

5 Ways to Increase Humidity in a Terrarium

Most plants grown in a closed terrarium have adapted to thrive in humid conditions. Therefore low humidity can have negative effects on the health of the plants and the overall ecosystem. That’s why it’s important to keep monitoring the terrarium moisture levels and adjust as needed. On the other hand, excess moisture is potentially damaging….

How to Make a Closed Terrarium – Ultimate DIY Guide

How to Make a Closed Terrarium – Ultimate DIY Guide

Closed terrariums can be a beautiful addition to any space including home and office. They are usually sealed to create a self-sustaining ecosystem where plants grow and thrive with minimal care. The container is usually transparent, allowing in light and you can also observe the plants inside. The closed terrarium works on the principle of…

Closed Terrarium Care and Cleaning Guide

Closed Terrarium Care and Cleaning Guide

Closed terrariums are typically easy to care for than potted plants. Since they are enclosed, they recycle moisture and this reduces the need for watering. However, they require regular monitoring for moisture levels, pruning to control plant growth and occasional cleaning of the glass. The first step in creating a low-maintenance closed terrarium is to…

Springtails in Terrarium Benefits and Management

Springtails in Terrarium Benefits and Management

Springtails are known to feed on fungi, algae, or decaying organic matter. If you have a closed terrarium with live plants, springtails can be helpful in keeping the ecosystem clean and healthy. They also aerate the soil thus making air, moisture, and nutrients easily available to the plant roots. Terrariums are typically enclosed, which means…

How to Make a Cactus Terrarium – Ultimate Guide

How to Make a Cactus Terrarium – Ultimate Guide

Cacti are generally hardy plants but are not ideal for a closed terrarium. However, you can get the desert theme on your tabletop by creating an open cactus terrarium. It’s no longer rocket science as long as you can provide proper airflow, well-draining soil, bright indirect light, and minimal watering. When choosing cacti for a…