Your Terrarium Saviour, Pine Cones

General Care, General Information

Pine cones are popular ascents for Christmas decorations. Other than that, they are also our Mother’s Nature Barometer. Pine cones protect their seeds by closing their scales tightly, keeping out all the cold temperature, winds, ice and even animals. If you found one in the forest, closed scales mean damp surrounding while open scales mean the forest floor is dry. …

Care for your Haworthia Limifoila

General Care

For customers who have bought our Pinefortune to celebrate this Chinese New Year, this is your plant care guide. Understanding the plant Haworthia Limifolia [ha-WORTH-ee-a lim-ih-FOH-lee-uh] is a charming, indoor succulent. This plant is native to the South Africa and cultivate in the early 1900s. It rarely grows more than 4 inches in diameter and more than a few inches …

Help! Mealy Bugs in my Garden…

General Care

Mealybugs are unarmoured scale insects found in moist, warm climates. They are considered as pests that feed on plant juices and act as a vector for several plant diseases. They multiply very fast on your plants and generally resides on the underside of leaves. How to get rid of them? A great solution would be to dab isopropyl alcohol with …

History of Terrarium

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The history of terrarium stretched as far back to in the late 1800s. The word ‘terrarium’ was derived from the word ‘aquarium’ with ‘aqua’ referring to water being replaced with the prefix ‘terra’ referring to land. The discovery of terrarium is an interesting and unintentional one which plays a great impact on commercial success of transporting plants around the world.It …

Gardening 101: When & how much to water my plants?

General Care

The number one headache when it comes to gardening and care for your terrarium. When to water and how much to water? Here’s are some tips for plants killers. Generally, plants used in terrarium can be classified into 3 groups. Cactus and Succulents They could be easily recognized by their fleshy leaves and stem. These leaves and stem are fleshy …

All about mosses

Plants Information

While many have chosen succulents, cactus, nerve plants as their main plants for decorating up their terrarium, you may have notice J&J Terrarium Gardening uses moss intensively in our terrarium design. Let’s us start off by understanding some basic facts about moss Types of Moss All Mosses can be classified under 2 types: Acrocarpous and Pleurocarpous Acrocarpous Moss- Upright growth …

Maintenance Free Closed Terrarium. Is that a dream?

General Care

Terrariums are beautiful addition to the home or office. However, is it possible to get a maintenance free closed terrarium? Before we answer this question, lets start off to understand how a closed terrarium works. How a closed terrarium works? Closed terrarium is a mini Greenhouse. Plants process sunlight and carbon dioxide. This is called photosynthesis. Photosynthesis produces oxygen and …