Tiny World Terrariums: A Step-by-Step Guide to Easily Contained Life

November 30, 2020
Tiny World Terrariums: A Step-by-Step Guide to Easily Contained Life

Terrariums are a vibrant, unique way to inject a littlegreenery into any home.In Tiny World Terrariums, authors Katy and Michelle of Brooklyn'scelebrated Twig Terrariums offer step-by-step instructions forbuilding your own, from selecting glass containers to layering soiland filtration to adding moss, succulents, and other plants. Togive each terrarium a whimsical, personal touch, Katy and Michelledemonstrate how to use tiny figurines and toys to create to-scalescenes, such as a couple at their wedding, a CSI crime scene, andCentral Park in springtime. Photos of gorgeous finished terrariumsand detailed instructions will empower anyone—whether green-thumbedor not—to create their own Lilliputian worlds.Praise for Tiny World Terrariums:"Terrariums have been popular with adults since Victorian times.But Katy Maslow and Michelle Inciarrano, authors of Tiny WorldTerrariums, make a case for younger enthusiasts too . . . Theirenclosed gardens range from sophisticated to silly, with dinosaurs,unicorns and an array of other figurines telling enchanting storiesin mossy tableaux. Their wonderful book provides detailedinstructions to guide you through the process." —ChicagoTribune"[The authors] provide all the information needed to create thefive layers of aterrarium . . . inspiration for readers who want to make theirown mini world.†? —Better Homes & Gardens Country Gardens(Spring 2013 issue)"I've been reading my fair share of how-to books on [terrariums]but I have a brand new favorite. Hands down . . . The tips on plantselection, preparation, and planting are the best I've seen (Ilearned a lot!)." —Babble.com"The book provides all the necessary instructions to createsuccessfully healthy terrariums . . . But illustrations are thereal delight. They show all sorts of tiny world photos labeled withcontainer types, plant names, and more so you can more easilycreate contained life exactly as you envision it.†? —Wired.com"If you love terrariums as much as we do, this is going to rockyour world: Brooklyn-based Twig Terrariums will be selling aphotographic collection of their finest miniature green gardens . .. with a step-by-step guide to creating tiny themed worlds thateven the least green-thumbed person will be able to make andmaintain.†? —Inhabitat.com