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Recommended Air Plants

Photo from Creative TerrariumsTillandsia xerographica (1)This “queen of tillandsias,” as she is more commonly called, lives in the arid deserts of southern Mexico and Central America. In her native desert she drinks in the morning dew, so an occasional morning misting is a welcome treat. ...

Getting Started: Air Plants

Photo from Creative TerrariumsTillandsias, or “air plants” as they are more commonly called, belong to the Bromeliaceae (bromeliads) family. With over 500 distinct species, they come in a variety of shapes, sizes, colors, and textures. Tillandsias are native to the forests, deserts, and ...

Succulent Propagation: Off with Their Heads!

Photo from Shutterstock Sometimes in spite of our best efforts, terrarium plants will begin to get stretched out, or “leggy.” The scientific name for this is etiolation. This is most common in succulents and happens when they lack proper sunlight. In a last-ditch effort to get more ...

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