Thursday, 28 April 2011

Terrarium (vivarium)

Terrarium or vivarium is medium or container made ​​of glass or transparent plastic containing plants, which cater for various needs, such as for research, methods of planting and decorating.
Terrarium can be placed indoors for long periods without sunlight, by replacing sunlight with a special lamp. You can put the terrarium in the house, in a display shelf, in the office or gallery. This will add to the uniqueness of the decor and also add a collection of indoor plants indoors.
Although it is easy, without a careful review of techniques and media, terrarium can not last long. Without proper treatment techniques terrarium, the plants will languish because of damage to the water cycle.
Wash plants or soil with water when the media starts to look dry. Routinely done watering once every week or less if necessary. Cut leaves from damaged plants in a terrarium for a wonderful stay. The location of plants is also worth noting. Do not place in areas exposed to direct sunlight because it can make quick dry soil conditions.
If you also put small animals in the terrarium, clean the inside of the terrarium of animal waste and food scraps. Thus, your terrarium will still look attractive.


Wednesday, 27 April 2011

Type of terrarium

Terrarium is a miniature garden in a glass media that can simulate the actual conditions in nature. For example, desert ecosystem, desert ecosystem, tropical rain forest ecosystem or the other.
There are 3 kinds of
terrarium: Open Air Terrarium (terrarium with the top open), Closed Terrarium (terrarium with a sealed condition in all parts), and Animals Terrarium, as the name suggests, this type of terrarium used to put small animals for display. For example, lizards, iguanas, frogs, small turtles or snakes.

Open Air Terrarium      
Closed Terrarium
Animals Terrarium

Terrarium, the Sweeney in a glass

Terrarium be a solution to get the beauty of ornamental plants, although in a limited area. Terrarium is a medium (container) made of glass or transparent plastic containing plants, which cater for various needs, such as for research, methods of planting and decorating.

It could be argued, terrarium is the most natural artificial biosphere because of biological functions that occur in the terrarium was similar to what occurs in nature. So terrarium can also be used as a mini biology laboratory.

Terrarium is able to present its own artistic value in glass bottles, which can not be found on plants that are merely placed on a shelf stacking, in pots or even a large garden

Sunday, 24 April 2011

Inspiration Garden

Garden can be placed anywhere in an open area, not to be placed in front of the house. It must be fresh surrounding area. However, after the garden finished, do not waste their existence and leave it untreated.
If you're lazy to care or do not have time, when building a garden, choose plants that do not require special care. For example, wild grass that does not need fertilizer or watering every day.  In order to be very beneficial, facilitating the garden with a terrace furnished with comfortable seating. Low coffee table alias table may also be placed as a relaxing place to read while drinking coffee. A time to myself to just sit there every morning to restore power to be ready to face activity s. Breathe in the cool morning air to calm the mind. Able to sit back or do light stretching in front of the green expanse of the park.  
Inspiration come from activities as simple as that. Everything can be started from sitting leisurely in the park.