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At first, setting up closed terrariums for success can sound scary and difficult. However, closed terrariums are self sustaining making it the perfect fit for beginners. Read the blog. 

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2020 has been a rough year, am I right? I found building a terrarium from DIY kits meditative, fulfilling, and therapeutic. Read our latest blog post.

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Shopping for the holidays this year is extra special, especially since many of us aren't able to see family in-person. Normally I would be opening gifts at my parents home on the island of Oahu and then stuff my face with prime rib and mashed potatoes; this year I'll have to settle for FaceTiming with the family and slow cooker Kalua pig in Seattle! As you're in a mad dash to find Christmas gifts, I highly encourage you to shop small and support your local businesses. Here are some places that I'll be shopping at (and hopefully you will too!):...

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 'Marimo' is a Japanese word which means seaweed ball. Although it's called a moss, it's actually an algae which takes up a spherical form when it grows. From the center of the algae to the outermost layer, it is a solid algae. There is no kernel or a core of any sort which allow the algae to latch on. It grows at a tremendously slow speed; however, if ideal conditions are provided it can potentially grow between 8 to 12 inches a year! Marimo Moss Balls are one of the most popular kinds of moss among plant enthusiasts and fun...

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What is an Air Plant? Air plants, also known as Tillandsia spp. are epiphytes, meaning they develop on other plants, for the most part on tree branches. Origins Air plants are native to the mountain, deserts, and forests of Central and South America. They can also be found in sections of the southern part of the United States. Variety With more than 500 unique types of Tillandsia, each varietal makes it an alluring and fascinating houseplant! Air plant leaves are typically slender triangle-shaped or strap-shaped that grow into a rosette design with new growth showing up from the inside. Those with silver foliage are...

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