Terrarium Indoor Gardens

Terrariums, indoor foliage gardens in glass containers, are the direct descendents of the Wardian case invented in 1829 by English surgeon and plant collector Dr. Henry Chase Ward.¬† Although¬† originally used to transport plants over long distances, Wardian cases became quite popular in Victorian times to display and grow specimen plants in middle-class homes.¬† Modern versions of these miniature greenhouses […]