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Three mini-gardens you can grow: a terrarium in a 6-1/2 gallon wine bottle, sprouting a sweet potato, and a Venus fly-trap.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jan 1973 (v.51#1) pg. 56

How to make a terrarium by hanging a fishbowl with a wire ring for the base from a hanger made from 12 yards of twine. Est. cost: $13.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1973 (v.51#7) pg. 81

How to build a combination aquarium/terrarium that can host an assortment of plants as well as a turtle and snails, tree frogs, and chameleon or lizards. Instructions for four habitats included: (1) a junior jungle, (2) a miniature marsh, (3) a magic meadow, and (4) a desert oasis.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Nov 1974 (v.52#11) pg. 104, 159

Four mini-gardens you can grow indoors. (1) a collection of succulents in sand-filled jars, (2) a collection of water-grown plants, (3) a terrarium or set of stacking terrariums, and (4) a collection of ferns.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jan 1976 (v.54#1) pg. 56

Photo shows easy-to-build terrarium coffee table. Table is built from pine. 17"x17"x4" terrarium is recessed in the middle of the table and topped with a piece of glass. Est. cost: $31.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1976 (v.54#7) pg. 63

Photo shows terrarium coffee table made from two window-well covers joined by epoxy and topped with plate glass. Est. cost: $72.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1976 (v.54#7) pg. 76

How to set up and care for a terrarium.
BOYS' LIFE Jul 1970 (v.60#7) pg. 59

How to plant a garden in a bottle.
BOYS' LIFE Jun 1975 (v.65#6) pg. 42

How to make a terrarium from small seedlings, ferns and mosses collected in the woods.
BOYS' LIFE May 1976 (v.66#5) pg. 79

How to build a wild terrarium.
BOYS' LIFE Sep 1976 (v.66#9) pg. 40

Make your own terrarium from a large glass jar (empty food jar, kitchen storage jar, fishbowl, etc.).
BOYS' LIFE Aug 1982 (v.72#8) pg. 55

Build this tiny windowsill greenhouse.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Jan 1984 (v.7#4) pg. 14, 32

Four styles of leaded glass terrariums and instructions for making one. Full-size patterns for all four can be ordered by mail.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Feb 1974 (v.4#4) pg. 40

The 30 best plants for miniature gardens and terrariums.
FAMILY CIRCLE Jun 3 1980 (v.93#8) pg. 78

Gardening under glass. Tips on growing plants in clear glass containers.
FAMILY CIRCLE Oct 5 1982 (v.95#14) pg. 38

Elegant 12"-round candle terrarium centerpiece is done with purchased acrylic pieces. Est. cost: $20.
FAMILY CIRCLE Oct 26 1982 (v.95#15) pg. 104, 157

How to turn 2-liter plastic soda bottles into terrariums for growing house plants that require extra humidity.
FINE GARDENING #22 Nov-Dec 1991 pg. 8

Tip: Use a silicon adhesive to protect wooden top, bottom and stiles in a wood and glass terrarium.
FINE WOODWORKING #14 Jan-Feb 1979 pg. 32

How to make a terrarium from a large glass bottle.
FLOWER & GARDEN Nov-Dec 1979 (v.23#11) pg. 16

Planting a terrarium. Advice on container and plant selection, planting and care.
FLOWER & GARDEN Aug-Sep 1991 (v.35#4) pg. 42

How to make a miniature terrarium.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Nov 1978 (v.187#5) pg. EC4 (372+)

How to build a miniature greenhouse for cacti using leaded-glass techniques.
HANDMADE #14 May-Jun 1984 pg. 109, 105

Terrarium coffee table is made of acrylic. Terrarium base is 15" high, 12" wide and 18" long. Top is 26"x20". Est. cost: $49.
HANDY ANDY Jan 1979 (v.3#4) pg. 51

Herbs under glass. Miniature herb gardens to grow in terrariums. A list of recommended plants and instructions on how to make and maintain a terrarium.
HERB COMPANION Dec 1998-Jan 1999 (v.11#2) pg. 34

How to work Plexiglas, plus 3 easy projects: (1) Cube-shaped terrarium. (2) 3-shelf plant holder is suspended in front of window with rope. (3) Shelves and towel rack for bathroom.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO #4 Winter 1976 (v.1#4) pg. 80

Terrarium gardening. How to grow flowering plants in a large terrarium so that something is always in bloom.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO Nov-Dec 1982 (v.7#6) pg. 62

How to make a terrarium.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #516 May 1971 (v.67) pg. 73

How to make a hanging terrarium. Use two transparent plastic bowls from Edmund Scientific ($11.85 each), four wooden knobs and loops of venetian blind cord.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #539 Apr 1973 (v.69) pg. 22

Terrarium in a table. Large terrarium made of Plexiglas, plate glass and cherry wood is set atop a pedestal base. The terrarium is octagon shaped, 20" in diameter and 11" tall. The base raises the terrarium about 14" above the floor.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #569 Oct 1975 (v.71) pg. 58

How to make a terrarium from a two-liter, extruded plastic soft drink bottle.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #56 Mar-Apr 1979 pg. 28

How to make a terrarium in an unused fish tank. Includes recipes for several potting soils.
ORGANIC GARDENING Dec 1979 (v.26#12) pg. 40

Step-by-step guide to planting a terrarium.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jan 1998 (v.45#1) pg. 62

Projects from Plexiglas. A terrarium, a wine rack, a telephone stand, a cube table, a cookbook holder, a circular table and a magazine rack.
POPULAR MECHANICS Mar 1971 (v.135#3) pg. 148

Make this Tiffany-style terrarium in the shape of a small birdhouse. Uses the copper foil soldering technique.
POPULAR MECHANICS May 1978 (v.149#5) pg. 66

Indoor greenhouse (terrarium) is a Plexiglas cabinet the size of a room divider (about 4 ft. long, 7 ft. tall and 8" wide) with built-in grow lights in the top of the cabinet.
POPULAR SCIENCE Nov 1974 (v.205#5) pg. 102

Three ways to make use of under-stair space. (1) Giant terrarium. (2) Telephone niche with built-in seat. (3) Walk-in storage with deep shelves under stairs (shelves pull out for access).
POPULAR SCIENCE Feb 1980 (v.216#2) pg. 129

Glass-topped terrarium has a redwood frame with glass on four sides and a tilt-up top.
SUNSET Nov 1979 (v.163#5) pg. 112

Tips on making terrariums.
SUNSET Dec 1983 (v.171#6) pg. 202

Tips on planting a gift terrarium.
SUNSET Dec 1988 (v.181#6) pg. 156

Tip: Convert plastic two-liter soda bottles into terrarium or hanging planter.
WOMAN'S DAY Jun 15 1982 (v.45#11) pg. 34

Tip: How to make hanging terrarium planters from any transparent bottle and a macrame sling.
WORKBASKET Mar 1983 (v.48#5) pg. 38

Tip: Make miniature terrariums from baby food jar, sand, and artifical flowers and plants.
WORKBASKET Apr 1983 (v.48#6) pg. 14

Making and maintaining a partridgeberry bowl (sunshine jar).
WORKBASKET Nov-Dec 1983 (v.49#2) pg. 70

How to build a phytarium, an airtight, watertight box for growing plants in a carbon-dioxide enriched atmosphere.
WORKBENCH May-Jun 1973 (v.29#3) pg. 35