They’re back, just in time for holiday decorating and gift giving! Terrariums, that is. They’ve recently made a big comeback with a new twist and a few new favorite plants.
If you were gardening in the 70s, you probably planted up an old aquarium, apothecary jar or any clear glass container with an opening large enough to squeeze through a plant. Many of us used long handled tools to strategically place plants and decorative items in containers too small to accommodate our hands. The containers were then covered with some kind of glass lid to increase the humidity.
It’s great to be traditional, but sometimes we’d like to do a variation on the familiar theme
This is the year of the hellebore, at least in my garden. I have about a dozen now, with several of the lime-green ones ...
Ted Nyquist’s rhododendrons light up his woodland wonderland.
It’s probably been more than four years since a wild shade-loving tulip made its surprising appearance in a shady, grassy bed in
A comical plant identification flow chart from our columnist, Mike Nowak.