You walk into a room. It is beautiful, elegant, tranquil. Then you notice: there is a miniature garden in a glass bowl resting on the table. Inside the glass, there is a tiny world of ferns or succulents, a fantasy of colors and shapes. Welcome to the world of terrariums!
A terrarium is a tiny indoor garden in glass, where perfect growing conditions can be maintained in a miniature natural environment. The first terrarium was accidentally invented by Nathaniel Bagshaw Ward in 1842. He was observing insect life under glass and discovered that plants would grow in those conditions, too. He used what he called “WarLearn More... More Articles