16 ideas for the miniature version greenery
We want it all home: the laughter of children and a space for calm, comfort and the original, high-tech and nature … But how do when lack of space? In the green area, we have in any case, the solution: mini pots of flowers and plants. It’s also nice to look that easy maintenance: a new betting wins for those who want everything without worry. Besides it is trendy! Read soon to know how to do it: what plants to choose and or give them a place in your interior.
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Cacti are perennial plants that can be of great variety: tree, climbing, gobuleuses or columnar cactus as those long candles. Exposure must be very light, no direct sun. They require very little watering just once a week. We choose a rather sandy soil.
Have fun to compose a small terra cotta pots or ceramic series (4 to 12 centimeters in diameter) with cacti of various forms. Then arrange them in the center of a table or aligned in a row. Finally, whisper them these few words of Jacques Dutronc: «Mini, mini, mini, (…) Everything is mini in our lives» and «In life there are cactus». They will feel good to you, and you too!
Herbs at hand
Also decorative than useful in cooking, herbs earn our the sunny kitchen. Basil, chervil, garlic, parsley, thyme, coriander, thyme, chives, watercress, dill, tarragon, bay leaf, mint, rosemary, sage, savory, as many small pots possible! Most herbs are annual and do not like to be watered too often (keep moist soil though). Please note, not all share the same needs: basil likes partial shade and a classic land, while thyme prefers full sun and drained.
Trick : Do not sow, transplant but a clod plant. Leaves a divide into two or three small pots of his arrival!
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The flowering plants
Here, a small gloxinia has white flowers and three purslane have settled into cups for a natural and original atmosphere. Miniature size and pleasing in Indoor, other easy to cultivate varieties will seduce you: a small begonia or a very flourishing Kalenchoe, the reported bluebells in the garden, a purple Persian, small perennial Plant appreciated for its delicate flavor. As for the miniature gerbera with large flowers like daisies and solid colors of pep, it will delight style decorators vintage ! Think a watered twice a week.
You also turn your mugs adorable flower pots
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Succulent and small flowers bulbous
Succulents are succulents, perennials that develop in any rock hole. They live with little water and breed often has a simple leaf fallen one plant to redo it roots. This means if, adaptation side, they are champions! Ideales in interior, they will settle for little space, even little light and very little water. Mini bulbous plants like hyacinths or crocus, need a little more water but reveal equally stubborn, even from one year to the next.
Tip: If you really do not have a green thumb, you’ll find perfect imitations like these you agencerez in greenhouse rank well.
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Flowers has a stem
In this little corner of nature — the loo! — The orchids of different colors bring elegance, color, gaiety, and some have interior perfume. Its flower spikes, solid rods or its bloom or flowers, are the undeniable attraction of the orchid. They confer grace and lightness to your inside.
Trick : The leaves grow and multiply when the flowers fade. If the leaves are too long, is that the orchid lack of light, if they have spots, is that they burn under the effect of the sun. Place them near a window, but prevent yourself from them direct light.
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Or post original small pots?
On the coffee table
Here, theaeonium, small succulent plant living in every corner of a garden, seems to have made his nest on enamelled egg cup. Appreciated for its rosettes of leaves with colors and shapes varied, it tastefully decorate your coffee table, your desk or kitchen island. Occasionally, you’ll get to see some stand up flower stalks bearing panicles of starry yellow flowers. Patience!
Tip: If foliage is purplish like this, creez contrast with moss covering the ground.
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Matching a cabinet
Playing on the color! You have a green dresser, vintage, in front of the window as in this picture, or a white on white console that lacks relief? A small series of three five earthen pots or galvanized with a tuft of greenery emergent, will have your convenient to have the least bewildered air. Small pots of white ceramic bearing tender white flowers — or even flamboyant — on a bed of fluffy leaves will make your console warm, chic white version or colors flashy.
Lotts and Lots
So small but so valuable, your jars deserve to be put under glass, in your family home or country chic. The look is more readily attracted by these ARRANGED mini-shopping on a table, a fireplace mantle or shelf dresser. Another considerable advantage for plants that like heat, is that the glass made greenhouse! Yes, Conversely, your plants prefer a ventilated area, opt instead for the jar terrarium.
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On a shelf in a library
Because succulents like dry environments, nothing prevents you to garnish your libraries. With them, you do not risk damaging your books at too frequent watering. Enjoy these few additions of small pots to integrate nature of some Elements Decorative full of charm and unusual here as a combination of a cactus with a small old caravan on a shelf that does not pay mine.
Tip: To handle prickly cactus euphorbia or bitten without damaging neither, grab a newspaper folded in half.
Architect David Sharff, P.C.
Here, small succulent pots are masks with a semi-opaque glass inserted into the wall decoration. Thus, plants accompany the entire length of the meridian as a gardener. A clever idea to remember for Interior cozy.
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Make a composition
Do you know the daughters of the air? It is these bromeliads pulling the so exotic white. When they are expanding into starfish, it ends up no longer see the jar that contains! For watering, you must vaporize because their roots that act as support.
Associated has a bonsai and some other ferns, they fit with raised in this spirit shelf recup ‘composed of wine lockers mounted on tubular plumbing structure. A table very original vegetal with its windows open on nature!
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On the edge of a window
It is mainly the aromatic plants you logged onto your edges of windows, but not all! If they are numerous to love the sun, such as basil, thyme, rosemary or savory, others, such as mint, chives, lemon balm, parsley, prefer the shady places. Also note that some require a greater hydration such as basil or watercress.
Tip when repotting: Think about verify that the roots are healthy (white). If this is not the case there is a good chance that the pot is too small. You can then opt for a larger pot or cut the roots of 5 centimeters.
In pots recup ‘ Depending on the style of your interior, several planters or even improvised containers in its own right (so take care to pierce the bottom of your pot and place it on a saucer) are available to you:
of tins (coffee, tea, biscuits) for a flea market or industrial design;
cups, jugs or egg cups Paints for s styleshabby chic or campaign;
glass jars, which can be customized or raffia to surround nature style.
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In a colored pot
Today, planters and miniature pots compete in color or material to seduce us in all horticultural stores but also large retail home decoration. To match your favorite little plant your bedroom, living room or office, there are small pots for everyone! For those who constantly forget the Latin name of their plants, put them a label allowing you to add a reference to their scientific name, or why not, rename it: Jeanne, Victoire, Ursula, or «Beautiful plant!»
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Choose perennials in port and hang your pots falling from the rafters, the furniture or some pediments Pateres unoccupied. Even more original here, the suspension of a dozen bulbous plants in glass jars is simply magical! Cote creeping succulent, you are betting for example on a Fittonia the pretty leaves decorative ribbed sometimes bicolored. On the side of those that bloom like theaeschynanthus, a beautiful plant in suspension, long stems that are adorned with delicate tubular flowers colorees. Ditto for the porcelain flower, quite spectacular with its starry flowers, which will illuminate your interior and will be in perfect suspension.
DIY: Create your hanging garden with «kokedama»
A winter mini-garden
The trend terrariums accompanied our beloved small pots without supplanting them. The evidence here on the coffee table or glass and terracotta, Cacti and other perennials to enhance mutually without ignore!
Trick : Assign a paree one orchid flower spike with a kalanchoe and Fittonia in a glass jar and line the bottom earth and stones with moss. Watering needs, soil and indirect light are indeed the same for our three charming little plants!
AND YOU ?
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