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terrariums are miniature eco-systems. If done right you can close it up and leave it alone. It will thrive for long periods of time with only moderate sunlight. And a terrarium can be a wonderful expression of nature that you can have in your home. Unlike a potted plant a terrarium is an arrangement of plants that live together in a glass environment. And this book, specifically written for kindle, shows you how to make them.In 19th century England a man discovered a fern growing inside a bottle. It so piqued his interest that he decided to do some of his own plantings inside bottles. From there he created glass containers called "Wardian Cases". And thus the terrarium was born. Terrariums became all the rage in Victorian England and a valuable addition to the sea-faring industry because they could be used to preserve living plants during long ocean journeys. Today terrariums have had a re-birth as beautiful little enclosed gardens that we keep in our homes. And you can make one too. In this book you learn the history of the terrarium, the theory as to how they work as a miniature eco-system, and you learn how to make them. Included are chapters on how to make your own terrarium tools and how to make four different terrariums. The book also has a comprehensive list of plants and flowers that thrive in a terrarium. With a few basic supplies and a little bit of time you will be making terrariums that are unique and beautiful. Chapters Include: A brief history of the terrarium How a terrarium works How to select plants What containers to use How to make your own tools Caring for your Terrarium . and lot more.