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If you think terrariums are only for middle school science projects, a new and wonderful world, the exciting terrarium for plants world for grownups (or kids) awaits! Our terrariums need only a plant or two to grace any room in your home. Hanging terrariums dangling from walls or ceilings are a lovely décor surprise, and larger terrariums beautifully grace a table, indoors or out. The smaller bubble terrariums are the perfect home for small and miniature plants. Some larger plants will stay small to fit their space. Our terrariums are of excellent glass, some blown, and each features an opening large enough to insert and water the number of plants that will fit well and provide needed air. These terrariums, all in especially pleasing shapes to accent their contents, are also perfect to display items including flowers, small shells or stones and a wide variety of keepsakes.

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  1. Wall Terrarium Bubbles - Set of 3

    Wall Terrarium Bubbles - Set of 3


    Freshen up home and office decor with this Set of 3 Wall Terrarium Bubbles. With their clean, round silhouette, glass terrariums are a welcome addition to bare walls anywhere. And once they go up, wall terrariums become an elegant display case for your favorite small succulents and flowers. Home decorators also like to add other personal touches like beach sand or seashells collected on a memorable vacation. Tea lights, river rocks, polished pebbles and small craft projects – the list of possibilities for terrarium decorating goes on and on. And while you're thinking creatively, consider giving as thoughtful terrarium gifts on a birthday, graduation or housewarming. Your colleague, friend or loved one will enjoy these lovely glass enclosures for years to come.

    Mounting hardware, plants and accessories not included.

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  2. Terrarium Globe Kit - 4.5 inch

    Terrarium Globe Kit - 4.5 inch

    Regular Price: $15.97

    Special Price $9.99

    Think "outside the pot" for unique gifts to give friends, colleagues and family members. We're talking about terrariums, of course! And this Globe Terrarium and Argentea Air Plant Kit makes an unforgettable offering. Your gift will include a 4.5" Round Glass Terrarium, Argentea Airplant (commonly referred to as tillandsia plants), sand pack and decorative seashell decoration. Argentea is a vibrant epiphyte from the bromeliad family, so it's right at home growing above the ground. All the terrarium gardener has to do is keep it in a well-lit area with a misting here and there, taking care not to overwater and drown the plant base. Terrarium planting is great for small spaces and the perennial Argentea will even delight here and there with a bright bloom.

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  3. Tear Drop Terrarium Kit with Moss

    Tear Drop Terrarium Kit with Moss

    Regular Price: $17.97

    Special Price $12.99

    Extend the life of your next plant gift with this comprehensive Tear Drop and Magnusiana Terrarium Kit. Exceptional for housewarming, hostess and holiday party gifts, terrarium kits are around to enjoy long after the package is unwrapped. Each 4-piece set contains a Magnusiana Airplant, 7.25" Glass Tear Drop Terrarium, decorative seashell and a packet of sand for planting. Magnusiana is easy to grow and prefers an environment with good airflow and minimal moisture. This glass terrarium has plenty of air movement with breathing holes at its top and the opening in its side, and sand prevents standing water from collecting. Tillandsia - a plant that takes care of itself! Offer a terrarium kit at your next housewarming, office or holiday party and make a vibrant, lasting impression.

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  4. 8" Diameter Apple Shaped Terrarium

    8" Diameter Apple Shaped Terrarium


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  5. Medium Terrarium Bubble Bowl

    Medium Terrarium Bubble Bowl

    Regular Price: $48.97

    Special Price $39.99

    Taking its cue from the fishbowls of yesteryear, our Medium Terrarium Bubble Bowl has a flat surface on the bottom to display on a shelf or table, and the opening has been moved to the side to create a distinctive shape for a terrarium, or for use as a display piece. This open air Medium Terrarium Bubble Bowl will allow air to circulate, which will help minimize the chance of plant diseases, but be sure to check the water level often depending on how much light and heat the Terrarium Bubble Bowl is exposed to. Bring some of the outdoors indoors with these clear glass Terrarium Bubble Bowls. Measures 7.5" dia x 7" Height Learn More
  6. Medium Slanted Bias Terrarium Bowl

    Medium Slanted Bias Terrarium Bowl


    This open Medium Slanted Bias Terrarium Bowl has a unique shape to create a very exceptional terrarium. The glass silhouette on the Medium Slanted Bias Terrarium Bowl has a large glass back wall to produce a terrarium with larger plants to the back, rounding out with shorter plants to the front, making an eye pleasing curved pyramid shaped display. With the large top opening, air will be able to circulate in the terrarium, reducing the chance of plant diseases, but be sure to check the water level often depending on how much light and heat the Medium Slanted Bias Terrarium Bowl is exposed to. This slanted glass bowl would also make a great decorative accessory to display keepsakes, cut flowers, or shells. The bowl measures 8" diameter x 9" height. The opening is 7" wide, and the pedestal is 2.5" in height. Learn More
  7. Vertical Sedum Terrarium Bottle Kit

    Vertical Sedum Terrarium Bottle Kit

    Regular Price: $43.97

    Special Price $38.99

    Vertical sedum is a fast-growing, beautifully green plant that is perfect for use in a wide variety of terrarium ideas. With the Vertical Sedum Terrarium Bottle Kit, you can plant your own vertical sedum garden and get started growing this lovely plant within just 2 to 3 weeks. The terrarium has a handsome modern look and is made from an upcycled wine bottle. In the kit, you'll find the seeds, growing medium and recycled glass pebbles necessary for planting and set-up as well as a bamboo chopstick tool that can be used for a variety of tasks. Full directions are also provided.

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We hadn't thought a lot about terrariums until our buyer was smitten by some unique and exciting examples. All at once we were hooked. Hanging terrariums are a fun way to display tiny plants, shells or other collections. Add a short candle or flower as another accent. Our bubble style hanging terrariums let you string together as many glass bubbles as you like. They're a breeze to rearrange and a great family project, too.

With a terrarium for plants you can create a gift for children that will hold their attention for months. Maybe years if they get to change the contents. The larger table top terrariums on this page average close to 8" x 8", so even a fairly young child can take charge beginning with planting. Terrariums keep your plant costs low, so if plants don't do well or insist on growing too big it's inexpensive to replace them.

And let's talk air quality. Terrariums were invented in 1827 by Dr. Nathaniel Ward, a physician in London, England. He originally placed chrysalises into closed jars so he could watch butterflies hatch and accidentally discovered that many plants grew better in enclosed environments than in London's sooty air. Plants are very good for your home and you.

Not sure whether you want to start with a table or hanging terrariums for plants? Do both! If you must choose, table terrariums need to be watered a little more often, but are less susceptible to possible plant diseases than hanging terrariums with higher humidity. However, our bubble terrariums range from 5" to 8 1/2" in diameter, so you can ensure plenty of air in hanging terrariums, too. Just use potting soil from a plant nursery to provide the ideal growing medium in table or hanging terrariums.