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Terrarium ideas

Terrariums are making a comeback - discover contemporary options using succulents, cacti and air plants.

Bottle gardens and terrariums have seen an exciting revival in the last couple of years, and with good reason. These beautiful creations can make all the difference to a stylish interior and are a world away from their 1970s, or even Victorian, ancestors.

Combing small plants that enjoy similar growing conditions is key – drought-tolerant cacti combined with succulents is a good example. You can use virtually any glass vessel to plant into, although closed ones are best for moisture lovers and opens ones best for those that like it dry.

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