Terrariums are indoor container gardens that require little care once established. They are a self- sustaining ecosystem of slow growing tropical or house plants and are best constructed in a glass container with an opening to allow air circulation.
Terrariums require low to medium light as bright direct light will reflect on the glass and burn the plants.
Terrariums look best if planted in a mix of leaf colors and sizes. Choose between drier terrariums for cactus and succulents with a large opening to allow more air or moist terrariums that are closed-necked and capped for leafy plants.
The Best Plants for Terrariums are:
There are others that remain small and will not outgrow the terrarium. Your garden center should have a selection of terrarium plants.
How to Make a Terrarium