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A Brief History of Terrariums

Inhabitants of Victorian London followed a passionate and invested craze for horticulture. Statement plants adorned grand parlours and keen amateur botanists would visit Kew Gardens to splendour at the intricate and magnificent plants. Plants that would not have been quite so easy to get hold of back then as it is now for your office manager to deck the place out with beautiful Swiss Cheese plants and Devil's Ivy. The terrarium was in no small part, revolutionary in how we observe and come by the popular houseplants of today. In fact, the earliest Victorian terrariums held a very special purpose in delivering far flung, exotic plants and making them an accessible and welcome commodity to our

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