Tuesday, January 19, 2021
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Terrariums are fascinating little things – miniature, self-enclosed ecosystems encased in glass. Just imagine a tiny forest on your desk year-round – always there for your visual and olfactory senses to admire and enjoy – like being in a forest after the rain.
In this beginner-friendly workshop, floral designer Kiki Danninger will demonstrate how to create a simple terrarium with supplies you can acquire easily and affordably. Your terrarium will be green and fresh year-round, requiring little water or maintenance.
In addition to sharing a variety of design ideas, Kiki’s online workshop will cover terrarium maintenance and troubleshooting potential issues.
Kiki is a travelling floral and horticultural designer, specializing in creating living green walls, terrariums and dish gardens. She enjoys teaching people how to care for their tropical plants and guiding them in creating their own unique bouquets and arrangements.
Society members: Instructions for participation in this virtual event will be emailed to active members prior to the workshop.
Visitors: Guests are welcome to participate in this virtual workshop for a nominal fee of $5. Instructions for participation will be emailed to non-society members who fill out a registration form prior to the meeting start time. This registration form is not yet available. Please check back at
Workshop materials: If you would like to follow along with Kiki you will need the following.
A clear glass container (ideally with a lid), preferably with a four- to six-inch opening for ease of access
Sphagnum moss (for orchids) or mesh that can be cut to size (enough to cover bottom of container)
Aquarium gravel or river rocks (enough to cover the bottom of container and then some)
Small tropical plants and mosses
Optional: Long-handled tools such as chopsticks, mini spades, aquarium tweezers, non-porous decor,
squeeze bottle and mister
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