Terrariums Gardens Under Glass

Author: Maria Colletti
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Colletti makes designing your very own interior gardens easy, and gives you all of the information you need on the "it" plants of today: tillandsias (air plants), orchids, mosses, cacti, and succulents, along with "traditional" terrarium ...

The New Terrarium

Author: Tovah Martin
Publisher: Clarkson Potter
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One of America's favorite gardeners introduces the whimsical yet practical world of gardens under glass--the perfect way to spark creativity while incorporating favorite plants in a home.

Gsn Gesneriad Saintpaulia News

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A garden under glass, properly established requires a minimum of care. Hence
the gardener who is unable to garden outdoors or in pots indoors because of
climate, health, or space can derive much pleasure from terrariums. Aside from
these advantages, a terrarium is portable. It can easily be moved for "company"
and will become a real conversation piece. They are especially fun, when for
instance a plant blooms in "off season," as did my partridge berries last winter.
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Flowers And Plants For Interior Decorations

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GARDENS UNDER GLASS Terrariums, gardens in glass, usually suggest
Victorian decor, since the bell jar was a favor- 102. Terrariums make interesting
decorations for a family den or a child's room. All the mosses, tiny trees, and
lichcns in this one were lifted from wooded mountains in New York ... Similarly,
for a lavish formal note, great glass sconces can be planted as terrariums. In a
modern room, a bottle terrarium can give a touch of troinpc-l'oeil (fool the eye)
magic to the scene.

Houseplant Book

Author: Cynthia Wickham
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Dr Ward experimented with other plants and other containers, and came to the
conclusion that tropical foliage plants and ferns did especially well when grown
under glass. His glass containers became known as Wardian cases and were a
popular feature in late 19th-century homes. They are the great great
grandparents of our modern terrariums. The principle of a terrarium is quite
simple. Water in the soil is taken up by the plant and given off into the
surrounding atmosphere by the ...

The Traditional Garden Book

Author: Graham Rose
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Graham Rose. Wardian Cases The Wardian case was the elegant forerunner of
the modern terrarium - a sealed container in which plants could flourish with little
or no attention. Palms and cacti (left) thrive in a dry case* Non-flowering plants
such as ferns (below) and mosses make the most successful subjects for growing
in a humid case. ... In large gardens a century ago, greenhouses were put under
the charge of a gardener who was skilled at raising plants under glass. Those
with ...

Newsweek

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'Just beautiful flowers': A diaphanous gem set in Minneapolis 's newscu Ipture
garden PAUL NATKIN— PHOTO RESERVE Ovations: The new star (right) with.
gular glass panels placed in horizontal rather than in traditional vertical patterns,
giving the facades a bold, contemporary look. "We didn't mimic the old houses.
Our hope was to interpret the crystalline qualities of the Beaux Arts houses in a
modern idiom," says architect Albert Grossman. The result is a sleek elegance
saved ...

Southern Florist And Nurseryman

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The most exciting decorative plants — for home and gardens — their selection,
culture and care. Here is detailed the full story of succulents; what they are, how
they began, and how they can be grown successfully indoors and out. Many
pages of line drawings and photos make identification of the various families of
succulents crystal- clear. 243 pp $7.96 □ Exotic Plant Manual by A. B. Graf.
Revised 3rd edition, approximately 4200 new photographs, 100 in color,
suggesting the best in ...

The Bulletin

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They're connected by an elaborate teaching exhibit depicting the evolution of
plant life. Below ground ... The design by Cass and Pinnell Architects of
Washington includes curvilinear structures and soaring, interior arches accented
in cream and green — the color scheme of the older building. ... Barnes says the
complex, which is in the city's new sculpture garden, is "just an old-fashioned
flower garden under glass ... no environmental or educational displays, just
beautiful flowers.

The Garden Journal

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Form and Function in Plants 200 Doole, Louise E. Herbs: How to Grow and Use
Them 73 Duncan, Clyde H. Find a Career in Agriculture 115 Dyer, R. Allen. ...
Carnations Under Glass 198 Green, Carla. ... Forest Fire Fighters and What They
Do 193 Harvey, N. P. Indoor Gardening as a Pastime 78 Hayes, Elizabeth S.
Spices and Herbs Around the World 73 Hayward, Charlotte H. Garden Woodwork
: Greenhouse, Sheds, Seats, Beach Chalet, Swing, Gates, Frames, Cycle Shed,
Garage, ...