The creator of 'Build Your Own Terrarium Bar' and succulent gifts.

Because Flowers Die.

This succs but our online store is closed for a bit.

We are busy working on something very exciting for you this year...our very own Little Succers event space in Sydney! We've signed the lease but are busy making it look succing awesome. Our first event will be on the 20th of March and we will run them twice a month from now on. You can still buy tickets and event vouchers online, but our gift shop is closed for now.

Build Your Own Terrarium Bar

Bring your friends and get your hands dirty building your own terrarium at our pop-up events in Sydney. Let your creativity run wild as you choose from a wide selection of vases, succulents, cacti, coloured pebbles and sand, crystals and other decorations to build your own personalised mini-garden.

We can host private parties and corporate gigs too.

All About Layering your Terrariums

All About Layering your Terrariums

We’ve given you the dirt on why terrariums are f-ing fabulous and why you should be adding one to your desk or window sill immediately. If you’re all about the DIY, book yourself into our Build Your Own Terrarium Bar and learn how to elevate a space and make it your own. 
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The Dirt on Terrariums

The Dirt on Terrariums

A long, long time ago (1842 to be exact) a Botanist got tired of sipping tea and decided to conduct a little experiment. Little did know he was going to change the plant world forever.

What exactly is a Terrarium? 

Fishes live in aquariums, plants (can) live in terrariums. Simply put, a terrarium is a sealable glass container that has layers of soil, plants and funky decorations if you’re into it.

But they’re more than just showpieces. These amazingly complex creations actually create a unique, self sustainable environment for the plants. The glass walls allow for heat and light to enter, causing the moisture to evaporate, further condensing on the walls and falling back onto the soil and plants. A mini water cycle in a jar, isn’t Mother Nature amazing? 

Wardian Cases aka Terrariums of the Victorian Era 

A prime discovery by Nathaniel B. Ward in the Victorian era, Terrariums were actually known as Wardian Cases and resembled fancy bird cages on ornate table-tops, fitted with glass. 

Fascinatingly, Ward transported British plants all the way to our very own Sydney, to judge if they would thrive in the environment. His experiment worked, so well in fact that he even got some rare Australian species in perfect condition. 

 

Image courtesy https://parade.com/245971/juliebawdendavis/plant-an-elegant-wardian-case/
Did you know...

The Wardian case was responsible for shaping much of the global trade economy. 

After understanding how plants could survive different conditions in their little glass box, Ward began experimenting with other species including rare fruits, flowers, and then expanding to cash crops like tea, sugar and rubber. Without his discovery, we may have had to do without
*shock and horror*
COFFEE!
Thank you to Mr. Ward, wherever he is. 

There’s a terrarium that hasn’t been watered in 48 years!

In 1960, another bored Englishman David Latimer planted a seed in a large glass bottle. He lowered spiderwort seeds in with a wire, set it in the sun and sealed it shut. The last time this Terrarium was watered was 1972. Yup. And this it what it looks like after all those years -  

Image courtesy https://parade.com/245971/juliebawdendavis/plant-an-elegant-wardian-case/


Terrarium Trends Today - 

Let’s be honest, between juggling our jobs, social lives, studying etc - maintaining a full scale garden may not be the most feasible option. Many rentals are sans gardens, and one can often be guilty of underwatering their plant babies. 

This is pretty much why you need a terrarium in your life. They’re super low maintenance and require very little attention. Indirect sunlight, the occasional spritz of water and if you’re really into it - trimming the messy bits. 

Plus if you really want to learn how to build the perfect Terrarium, our Build Your Own Terrarium Bars are just the thing. Set up like the adult lolly bar of your dreams, get down and dirty working your way across the room and building a sexy (and sustainable) accessory for your house.

Tickets are selling fast, so do yourself a favour and book here



 

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10 Succulent puns you need to put on your Valentines Day Cards

10 Succulent puns you need to put on your Valentines Day Cards

Gone are the days of polite, dainty haiku’s on cards (if that’s your jazz, we ain’t judging), and in come the days of funky sketches, dirty jokes, celebrity caricatures and if you’re like us, some downright prickly puns. Show your significant other that R-Rated content isn’t limited to the bedroom; here are 10 puns that need to make an appearance on your V-Day cards this year. 

Let's get succed up

  1. My life would succ without you 
    A classic at best.

  2. Happy Succing V-Day

  3. Let’s get SUCCED up!
    Whether it’s on expensive bottles of champagne or choc. Dipped strawberries, definitely a day fo succing up.

  4. A Succ for a Succ.
    We’re all about equality here. 

    A succ for a succ
  5. I prick you!
    Out of all the succers out there, you’ve found your one

  6. Aloe-ve you

  7. Cacti + Cactyou =  Cactus
    When you’re ready for the next step

  8. Chicks before pricks
    For all your galentines out there!

  9. I’m so thorny for you

  10. I’ll never desert you
    There’s no sweeter declaration of love. 

Together forever


Don’t leave Valentine’s date plans for the last minute, book yourself and your significant other a special experience at our Build Your Own Terrarium Bar and take home a cute symbol of your everlasting relationship. Set up like a lolly bar, you can work your way around the room and fill your vase up with decor of your choice. Limited tickets left, click
here to find out more. 

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