Build Your Own Terrarium

Please select your terrarium type from the options below. More information on each of the plant types can be found here. If this is your first time building a terrarium, please click here for instructions, tips and tricks.

MARIMO SUCCULENT AIRPLANT

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Astronaut - Large

$ 31.95
  • Terrarium measures approx. 9" in diameter
  • Ideal for 3-5 succulents
  • Select XL planting kit from the next step

    Corked Apothecary Terrarium

    $ 19.95
    • Container measures approx. 7.5" tall x 7.5" in diameter
    • Ideal for 2-4 succulents
    • Select XL planting kit from the next step

    Footed Terrarium - Large

    $ 17.95
    • Terrarium measures approx. 5.5 inches in diameter
    • Ideal for 1-3 succulents
    • Select small planting kit from the next step
    This terrarium container is an excellent medium sized option. It is compact and fits easily into any space. The large opening makes removing your air plants for watering a breeze, but it still has an overall "enclosed" feel. Rests on three glass feet.

    Gumdrop

    $ 21.95
    • Terrarium measures approx. 7" tall x 7" wide
    • Ideal for 2-4 succulents
    • Select XL planting kit from the next step

      Slant-Cut Bowl

      $ 17.95
      • Terrarium measures approx. 7" in diameter
      • Ideal for 2-3 succulents
      • Select small planting kit from the next step

      Tall Slant-Cut - Large

      $ 26.95
      • Terrarium measures approx. 10" tall x 6.5" wide
      • Ideal for 2-3 succulents
      • Select large planting kit from the next step

        Tall Slant-Cut - Small

        $ 19.95
        • Terrarium measures approx. 8" tall x 5.5" wide
        • Ideal for 1-2 succulents
        • Select small planting kit from the next step

          Wizards Cup - Small

          $ 21.95
          • Terrarium measures approx. 7" tall x 6.5" wide
          • Ideal for 2-3 succulents
          • Select medium planting kit from the next step

            Add Your Base Layer

            Planting Kit - Extra Large

            $ 12.95
            • Includes 2 cups of terrarium pebbles and 4 cups of soil
            • Suitable for extra large sized terrariums
            • Everything you need to start planting
            This base package provides you with everything you need to get your terrarium ready for plants. The terrarium pebbles are placed at the very bottom as a drainage layer, with the soil layering on top. Refer to the terrarium container you selected in the previous step to determine the appropriate size base package.

            Planting Kit - Large

            $ 10.95
            • Includes 1.5 cups of terrarium pebbles and 3 cups of soil
            • Suitable for large sized terrariums
            • Everything you need to start planting
            This base package provides you with everything you need to get your terrarium ready for plants. The terrarium pebbles are placed at the very bottom as a drainage layer, with the soil layering on top. Refer to the terrarium container you selected in the previous step to determine the appropriate size base package.

            Planting Kit - Medium

            $ 8.95
            • Includes 1 cup of terrarium pebbles and 2.5 cups of soil
            • Suitable for medium sized terrariums
            • Everything you need to start planting
            This planting kit provides you with everything you need to get your terrarium ready for plants. The terrarium pebbles are placed at the very bottom as a drainage layer, with the soil layering on top. Refer to the terrarium container you selected in the previous step to determine the appropriate size base package.

            Planting Kit - Small

            $ 6.95
            • Includes 1/2 cup of terrarium pebbles, and 2 cups of soil
            • Suitable for small sized terrariums
            • Everything you need to start planting
            This planting kit provides you with everything you need to get your terrarium ready for plants. The terrarium pebbles are placed at the very bottom as a drainage layer, with the soil layering on top. Refer to the terrarium container you selected in the previous step to determine the appropriate size base package.

            Select Your Plants

            Crassula Conjuncta

            $ 4.95
            • Sent in 2" grow pot with care instructions
            • Attractive, high light succulent
            • Tall, unique clustering growth habit
            Succulents are a diverse and attractive family of plants that grow primarily in hot, arid climates. They are compact, often colorful, and excellent in terrariums (provided they are given bright light)
            More information on succulents, including full care info, can be found here.

            Crassula Ovata

            $ 4.95
            • Sent in 2" grow pot with care instructions
            • Attractive, high light succulent in the Jade family
            • Tall, unique growth habit.
            Succulents are a diverse and attractive family of plants that grow primarily in hot, arid climates. They are compact, often colorful, and excellent in terrariums (provided they are given bright light)
            More information on succulents, including full care info, can be found here.

            Cremnosedum "Little Gem"

            $ 4.95
            • Sent in 2" grow pot with care instructions
            • Attractive, high light succulent
            • Compact, clustering growth habit.
            Succulents are a diverse and attractive family of plants that grow primarily in hot, arid climates. They are compact, often colorful, and excellent in terrariums (provided they are given bright light)
            More information on succulents, including full care info, can be found here.

            Echeveria Starlite

            $ 4.95
            • Sent in 2" grow pot with care instructions
            • Attractive, colorful succulent. High light.
            • Compact, clustering growth habit
            Succulents are a diverse and attractive family of plants that grow primarily in hot, arid climates. They are compact, often colorful, and excellent in terrariums (provided they are given bright light)
            More information on succulents, including full care info, can be found here.

            Echiveria "Black Prince"

            $ 4.95
            • Sent in 2" grow pot with care instructions
            • Attractive, colorful succulent. High light.
            • Beautiful rosette growth pattern
            Succulents are a diverse and attractive family of plants that grow primarily in hot, arid climates. They are compact, often colorful, and excellent in terrariums (provided they are given bright light)
            More information on succulents, including full care info, can be found here.

            Haworthia Fasciata

            $ 4.95
            • Sent in 2" grow pot with care instructions
            • Easy-care, hardy succulent. Medium-high light
            • attractive striped foliage
            Succulents are a diverse and attractive family of plants that grow primarily in hot, arid climates. They are compact, often colorful, and excellent in terrariums (provided they are given bright light)
            More information on succulents, including full care info, can be found here.

            Thimble Cactus

            $ 4.95
            • Sent in 2" grow pot with care instructions
            • Attractive, clustering cactus. High light.
            • Offshoots drop easily and can be re-rooted
            Cacti are excellent in terrariums, requiring minimal water and care. They require bright light and occasional watering, but otherwise can be largely ignored. The thimble cactus (Mamallaria Gracilis Fragilis) has a unique growth habit. It forms many "offshoots" which can easily be knocked loose from the plant. When they fall, they develop starter roots quickly and will re-root on their own, thus forming large clusters over time.
            Offshoots will often break loose in shipping, and can be used individually in your terrarium or grouped together.
            More information on cacti and succulents, including full care info, can be found here.

            Titanopsis Calcareum

            $ 4.95
            • Sent in 2" grow pot with care instructions
            • Attractive, clustering succulent. High light.
            • Unique textured foliage
            Succulents are a diverse and attractive family of plants that grow primarily in hot, arid climates. They are compact, often colorful, and excellent in terrariums (provided they are given bright light)
            More information on succulents, including full care info, can be found here.

            Create Your World

            Amethyst Crystal Cluster

            $ 5.95
            • Crystal clusters measure approx. 1.5-2" long x 1-1.5" wide
            • Size, shape and crystal structure will vary from piece to piece
            Amethyst crystal clusters make a wonderful addition to any terrarium or fairy garden landscape. They add a touch of magic and sparkle, and can be displayed prominently, or partially buried for a subtle but unmistakable effect.

            Amethyst is a violet variety of quartz crystal that is found in abundance in Brazil, South Korea, Russia and Zambia (among many other localities...including the U.S.). The size, shape and color of the crystal formations vary. Often the crystals form into large, distinct points, but sometimes they form in clusters of many smaller points. Occasionally traces of other minerals can be seen.

              Amethyst Crystal Point

              $ 1.95
              • Crystals measure approx. 1-1.5" long x .75-1" wide
              • Size, shape and color will vary from piece to piece
              Amethyst crystals make a wonderful addition to any terrarium or fairy garden landscape. They add a touch of magic and sparkle, and can be displayed prominently, or partially buried for a subtle but unmistakable effect.

              Amethyst is a violet variety of quartz crystal that is found in abundance in Brazil, South Korea, Russia and Zambia (among many other localities...including the U.S.). The size, shape and color of the crystal formations vary. Often the crystals form into large, distinct points, but sometimes they form in clusters of many smaller points. Occasionally traces of other minerals can be seen.

              Aragonite Crystal Specimen

              $ 14.95
              • Crystal specimens measure approx. 2" - 2.5"
              • Size, shape and color of crystals and clusters vary from piece to piece
              Aragonite crystal clusters are spectacular. The individual crystals form in small, rod-like shapes, and grow outward from the center in all directions. The faces of the crystals are flat, appearing like small windows into the stone. These specimens are a striking feature in a terrarium or fairy garden.
              The size and shape of the individual crystals in each cluster will vary. Overall color will usually be a coppery-red shade, but can appear lighter, even clear / white in some cases.

              Calcite Glow Stone

              $ 7.95
              • Calcite spheres measure approx. 1.5" in diameter
              • Naturally occurring glow-in-the-dark mineral

              These calcite "glow stones" bring out the kid in anyone! They are a fun and magical accent to any terrarium or fairy garden. Glow in the dark calcite forms naturally, often as stalactites and stalagmites in caves. These specimens have been formed into perfect spheres roughly 1.5" in diameter. They are excellent in large or small terrariums, and make a great gift on their own.

              Desert Rose

              $ 0.95
              • Pieces measure approx. 1" - 1.5" long on average. 1 piece per order
              • As a natural element, size and shape will vary. Each one is unique
              • Interesting and attractive Gypsum mineral formation
              "Desert Rose" is the name given to these lovely formations of the Gypsum mineral. Each piece is criss-crossed with a unique pattern of lines and ridges caused by the gypsum as it forms. These are a lovely terrarium element, particularly when partially buried in sand or soil.
              You will receive one piece per order. Photo shows multiple pieces to provide examples of what you will receive.

              Dried Mini Lotus Pods

              $ 2.95
              • Three pieces per order
              • Pods measure approx. 1.5" long on average

              Our miniature lotus pods are the dried seed pod that grows from the center of the lotus bloom. They dry remarkably well, and add a unique look and texture to a terrarium. These work particularly well in lush, foresty themes especially when grouped together. You will receive three pieces per order.

              Fancy Dried Pine Cone

              $ 3.95
              • Three pieces per order
              • Pine cones measure approx. 1.5" - 2" long on average

              These unique dried pine cones are an excellent textural element, particularly for lush, forest themed terrariums (though they work well in other styles too). They measure approx. 1.5" - 2" long, so are compact enough for smaller terrariums, and look great when clustered together in medium - larger sizes.  You will receive three pieces per order.

              These are also excellent for fairy gardens, wreath making and other craft projects.

              Individual Purple Barnacle

              $ 1.95
              • Barnacles measure approx. 1.5 - 2" long
              • Size, shape and individual barnacle size will vary (see photos)

              Our individual barnacles can be used in any size terrarium, and look great when grouped together in medium to large size containers. They fit nicely into a beach theme, but can be used in many other types as well. They provide a striking natural nesting place for air plants in a terrarium, and help to create a lush, vibrant and colorful landscape.

              As with most of our natural elements, these are excellent for fairy gardens as well, or any other crafty project you might dream up.

              Large Barnacle Cluster

              $ 9.95
              • Barnacle clusters measure approx. 4.5 - 5.5" long
              • Size, shape and individual barnacle size will vary (see photos)
              • Excellent terrarium feature for larger containers

              Our large barnacle clusters are a favorite element for adding height, texture and color to a medium to large terrarium. They fit nicely into a beach theme, but can be used in many other types as well. They provide a striking natural nesting place for air plants in a terrarium, and help to create a lush, vibrant landscape.

              Mink Jawbone

              $ 1.95
              • Jawbones measure approx. 1.5 " long x .75" wide
              • Individual jawbones vary slightly, and will include 2-3 intact teeth
              Mink jawbones are a fun terrarium addition, and work particularly well when partially buried in a desert-themed terrarium. They also make a fun and unique addition to your marimo terrarium.

              Moroccan Geode Fragments

              $ 4.95
              • 12 pieces per order
              • Sizes range between approx. .5" - 1.5"
              Moroccan geode fragments are a unique natural element. They are layered with hundreds of quartz crystals, often in intricate clusters.  They sparkle in the sun, and add a subtle, unmistakable touch to a terrarium or fairy garden.

              Muskrat Skull

              $ 9.95
              • Skulls measure approx. 2" long
              • Top half of the skull, with large front teeth intact
              • Amazing desert themed terrarium element
              Our muskrat skulls are a must have for any desert or spooky themed terrarium. They are small enough to fit in nearly any terrarium (each one measures roughly 2" long), yet large enough to make a statement. Each skull has been cleaned and treated with peroxide.

                Natural Rose Quartz

                $ 2.65 +
                • Large size measures approx. 2 - 2.5" long
                • Small size measures approx. 1 - 1.5" long
                • Overall size, shape and color will vary. Each piece is unique

                Rose quartz is a beautiful pink form of the quartz mineral. It can be used minimally in a terrarium to add a subtle touch of color, or used as a prominent feature to create a whimsical landscape or mystical theme.

                Peacock Ore

                $ 3.45
                • Individual pieces measure approx. 0.5" long. 6 pieces per order
                • Size, shape and coloration will vary slightly from piece to piece
                • Highly colorful natural element
                Peacock ore is a striking mineral that displays brilliant hues of blue, green, red, purple and sometimes silver or gold. The colors shift in the light, giving it a natural iridescence that adds an unmistakable touch to your terrarium. These are a favorite element of ours. You will receive 6 pieces per order.

                Polished Occo Geode

                $ 3.65
                • Geodes measure approx. 1.5 - 2" long
                • Size, shape and crystal structures vary. Each piece is unique.

                Geodes are one of the earth's little treasures. They form in geothermal regions, where volcanic gasses seep upward through the earth. Over time, the gasses deposit layers of minerals, usually quartz, creating nodules of agate with hollow, crystal lined caverns.

                These Occo geodes have been cut and polished on the face. they are excellent in terrarium, large or small. Because the outer shell is rough, they can be used to create little "boulders" in your landscape that reveal their secret when viewed from the right angle.

                Preserved Moss

                $ 3.95
                • You will receive one 4" x 6" bag (approx. 6 oz) per order
                • lightly dyed and preserved. Color will vary
                • Excellent for air plant terrariums
                This moss has been dyed and preserved to remain colorful and keep it's natural spongey texture. Preserved moss is best suited for air plant terrariums where moisture is at a minimum, but can be used in succulent terrariums as well provided it is not exposed to water or moisture. It is excellent for creating a lush, verdant feel, or adding a touch of green to a beach themed terrarium.

                Reindeer Moss (Lichen)

                $ 2.95
                • One 3" x 4" bag (approx. 1/2 oz.) per order
                • Color may vary slightly from the photo
                • Please select your color
                Reindeer lichen (also known as reindeer moss and caribou lichen) is a versatile terrarium and fairy garden element. It can easily be tucked into small crevices or areas, or used to create miniature shrubs in a mini-landscape. It is not alive, but is preserved to keep its soft and fluffy texture.

                Selenite Crystal "Tower"

                $ 6.95
                • Selenite "towers" measure approx. 4" tall x 1.5 - 2" wide
                • Large, striking terrarium feature
                • Overall size and shape will vary slightly

                Selenite is a unique and interesting formation of the Gypsum mineral. Often forming as long "rods", these selenite towers are beautiful natural specimens of the earth. They make a fantastic focal point in medium to large size terrariums, and work particularly well in winter or mystical themes.

                Because of the way they form, selenite specimens have a natural fiber-optic quality. They appear to glow from within, especially when placed in the sun.

                Small Barnacle Cluster

                $ 3.95
                • Barnacle clusters measure approx. 2.5" long
                • Size, shape and individual barnacle size will vary (see photos)
                • Excellent terrarium feature for medium to large containers

                Our small barnacle clusters are a favorite element for adding height, texture and color to a medium to large terrarium. They fit nicely into a beach theme, but can be used in many other types as well. They provide a striking natural nesting place for air plants in a terrarium, and help to create a lush, vibrant landscape.

                Sputnik Sea Urchin Shell

                $ 2.95
                • You will receive one large sputnik sea urchin shell per order
                • Pieces range in size from approx. 1.75"-2.5" wide
                • Excellent element for beach-themed terrariums
                These large sputnik sea urchin shells are a beautiful accent to any terrarium or fairy garden. They can be displayed prominently, or partially buried to add a subtle point of interest to any miniature landscape. The natural opening makes a perfect nesting spot for an air plant in your terrarium.

                  Terrarium Driftwood

                  $ 1.95 +
                  • Hand collected Pacific Northwest driftwood. 3 per order
                  • Versatile terrarium element. Useful in many themes
                  • Select small, medium, large or mixed size
                  Our terrarium driftwood is hand collected from a handful of beaches in the Pacific Northwest. It has been hand selected for it's size, shape and character. Driftwood is a favorite element for terrariums, and can be used in many ways to complement a variety of designs. Stand it upright for a monolithic feel, or partially bury it for a weathered landscape. Works well for beach, desert, or lush themes.
                  You will receive 3 pieces per order. Select your size from the option above.
                  Small measures approx. 2.5" - 3.5" long
                  Medium measures approx. 4" - 5.5" long
                  Large measures approx. 6" - 7.5" long
                  Driftwood can be cut easily with a handsaw to accommodate specific design needs.

                  Terrarium Miniature - Hermit's Hut

                  $ 8.95
                  • Hut measures approx. 1 1/2 inches tall x 1 inch wide
                  • Hand-sculpted, so each one is unique
                  Our miniature Hermit's Hut's are hand made right here at Midnight Blossom, and are a wonderful addition to any terrarium or fairy garden. They are sculpted from Polymer clay, and are durable and waterproof. Use them alone, or grouped together to create a tiny village in your terrarium.

                  Terrarium Miniature - Lady Bug

                  $ 3.85 +
                  • Lady bugs measure approx. .5" long
                  • Hand-sculpted, so each one is unique

                  Our lady bugs are hand made right here at Midnight Blossom, and really bring any terrarium or fairy garden to life. They are sculpted from Polymer clay, and are durable and waterproof. They are available individually, or as a set of 3 (best value).

                  Terrarium Pebbles

                  $ 2.95
                  • Multiple colors available - click photo to select
                  • Sent in 1 cup bag
                  • Excellent for creating paths, landscaping etc.
                  Our premium terrarium pebbles are excellent for decorating or accenting the top layer of your terrarium. Our white and caramel mix are all natural, and our other colors are dyed with a permanent, fade resistant dye. Color will not fade or run when wet. Sent in 1 cup (12 oz.) bags.

                  Terrarium Sand

                  $ 2.95
                  • Multiple colors available - click photo to select
                  • Sent in 1 cup bag
                  • Perfect for decorating the top layer of your terrarium
                  Our premium terrarium sands are excellent for decorating the top layer of your terrarium.  select your color above. you will receive one cup (12 oz.) of sand per order.

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