Our terrarium is still alive…mostly. We lost one of the Purple Passion plants. It did not seem to like the shaded side of the terrarium. Remember how I had difficulty finding plants small enough for a terrarium at my local garden centers? Well, Grandma came to the rescue. She knew the nursery near her house carried plants specific for terrariums, so she grabbed us a few replacements.
Look at these tiny guys. The pots are only 2 inches! The larger plant here is Kale and the smaller green plant is Fittonia (Nerve Plant). My son insisted we pull out the dead Purple Passion and plant these in it’s place immediately. I obliged.
We moved the gazing ball (smokey glass Christmas ornament upside down) over a bit to make some more room. We nestled in the two new little guys. They are a cozy little bunch. There are a still a few Purple Passion surviving under the relatively giant Schefflera. We are going to turn the terrarium a little more toward the window, because the Nerve Plant likes light. We don’t want anymore plant fatalities.
I also helped my mom select a few glass vessels from HomeGoods to make her own terrariums. We found an amazing, giant (like 24 inch diameter) glass fish bowl style vessel for $24. We also snagged a smaller ovular vessel. The smaller one will become a terrarium for my dad’s office. I will be sure to go over there and snap a few photos once they are all put together.
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