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Thursday, February 16, 2012

Terrariums Down Under

Photo: Rodger Cummins
Aussie Clea Cregan and her lovely "miniscapes" were featured in the Sydney Morning Herald last week.  She cites using books from the 70s to train herself in her terrarium-making-skills.  I highly recommend keeping an eye out for terrarium books from the 70s as well - they can be a wealth of resources.  Here are her tips for good terrarium plants:

Moisture-loving, low-growing plants are ideal for terrariums: African violets, baby's tears, silver net plants, ferns, begonias and succulents. Creeping fig is another good choice Cregan has used many times to create a lush, dense jungle.

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