A stylish solution for the home are terrariums for indoor plants, which are gradually gaining popularity in creating home comfort. With one design option in the apartment of a boring wall, I already introduced you here.
On one western site, a designer-artist named Rebecca shares her impressions about the original way to decorate a home and grow an exotic corner even on its own coffee table in the terrarium. It should be noted that even the famous creator in the field of bonsai Takanori Aiba uses similar cases, repositories of valuable compositions in his works. We can do the same by realizing this wonderful decorative idea , and the experience of Rebecca, described in a small master class, will be useful to us in this. >>>
Pictured on the left is the building, a source of inspiration for Rebecca, on the right is the used terrarium
Here’s what you need to do it yourself:
- – Glass container closed or open
- – Gravel (sea stones, glass or decorative stones)
- – Activated carbon
- – Suitable indoor plants for terrariums
- – Special flower substrate
- – Moss (optional, i.e. optional)
2. Activated carbon is placed in the second layer, which helps to create and maintain a good microclimate, and prevents root decay.
3. If desired, you can add a layer of moss-sphagnum, which also creates additional protection against fungi, as well as mold, prevents the substrate from reaching the lowest layer and thus the composition looks clean and beautiful.
four. A layer of floral soil suitable for plants is added.
Such a simple project, created by yourself, will decorate any home! Plants are selected at will. Best suited for indoor terrariums, those whose leaves are not pubescent, medium-sized lovers of moisture and high temperature: crotons, ferns, small arrowroots, cryptanthus. Sometimes, of course, you should open the "casket" and air your pets, especially if they are not fans of high humidity (like the succulents used here).
Better to choose small plants. You can always crop or partially crop them if they begin to outgrow your container, but more often than not you will not have to do this if you pick slow growing specimens A transparent container is convenient in that it is always visible whether pets need watering when the soil is dry. Usually adding water once a week is enough. The master class is really not complicated and it is a very simple way to add a little more life to your house using indoor plants for terrariums!
This is how the finished Rebecca terrarium looks like, located in the interior on the coffee table. Nearby is very picturesque basket with fluffy decorative balls How to add colors to your favorite home with the help of such decorations will learn next time.