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All kinds of moss, used in many different ways.

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My BiOrbAir terrarium, as pictured on the May Inside this terrarium, Restrepia purpurea 'Rayas Vino Tinto' and Phalaenopsis parishii are in full flower, and the flowers of Lepanthopsis astrophora 'Stalky' are just finishing. Bottle Garden, Planting Flowers, Plants, Growing Plants, Terrarium Plants, Beautiful Orchids, Terrarium, Easy Garden, Miniature Orchids

A long-term review of the BiOrbAir

A long-term review of the BiOrbAir (part three) The BiOrbAir is a specialised, automated terrarium, which was designed by Barry Reynolds. I planted up my BiOrbAir terrarium on the 25th September 2014. As this was the first time I had planted a BiOrbAir terrarium; I chose a variety of different plants and ferns to trial and see how they each would grow inside the controlled environment of this terrarium, with the constant conditions the BiOrbAir provides. You can read the first part of my…

The 'Senri-Sentei - Garage Garden' designed by Kazuyuki Ishihara at the Chelsea Flower Show on May 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Jack Taylor/Getty Images)

RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2016 - Pumpkin Beth

The Royal Horticultural Society’s Chelsea Flower Show is the world’s most prestigious flower show. Award winning garden designers from all over the world, together with their teams, made up of some of the best landscape architects, project managers, builders, technicians, horticulturalists, artists and crafts people, have been working for the past three weeks to turn The Royal Hospital’s grounds at Chelsea into a sea of gardening ideas and innovation. Featuring spectacular, awe inspiring…

Sterilising Cork and Looking Out for Alien Insect Species - Pumpkin Beth

Sterilising Cork and Looking Out for Alien Insect Species - Pumpkin Beth

Contents1 Things to look our for when you’re setting up a new Terrarium1.1 Check any insects you find1.2 Crematogaster scutellaris ants1.3 Non-native ants and insects1.4 Accurately identify insects1.5 How to report sightings of Crematogaster scutellaris and other non-native species1.6 What to do if you find…

Setting up my new Rainforest Terrarium - Pumpkin Beth Bottle Garden, Planting Flowers, Plants, Paphiopedilum, Terrarium Plants, Beautiful Orchids, Compost, Terrarium, Miniature Orchids

Setting up my new Rainforest Terrarium - Pumpkin Beth

Contents1 Rainforestvivs Custom Build Terrarium1.1 Rainforest Terrarium size1.2 Choice of glass for custom build terrariums1.3 Toughened safety glass1.4 Pilkington Optiwhite™ glass1.5 Making the best use of your budget to design a great terrarium!1.6 Cutting holes in terrariums and vivariums for misting systems, fans, and other…

Orchidarium Update (part three) - Pumpkin Beth Oncidium, Bottle Garden, Planting Flowers, Plants, Terrarium Plants, Flower Spike, Plant Care, Indoor Ferns, Miniature Orchids

Orchidarium Update (part three) - Pumpkin Beth

In the early part of 2017, (which as I am writing to you, was over eighteen months ago now) I decided to create an Orchidarium: an enclosure complete with an automated misting unit, LED lights, and fans, to house some of my miniature and small sized orchids and provide them with automatic care. I chose to create this orchidarium as a functional terrarium, the planting and style of this Orchidarium is not designed, or intended, to be naturalistic or beautiful, instead this Orchidarium allows…

this article I'll show you how one of my orchidariums was created. I hope this feature will help you create an orchidarium, vivarium, terrarium, or other lo

Building an Orchidarium - Pumpkin Beth

I love indoor creating bottle gardens, terrariums, vivariums, orchidariums, and other indoor gardens. In this article I’ll show you how one of my orchidariums was created. I hope this feature will help you if you’re considering creating an orchidarium, vivarium, terrarium, or other lovely indoor garden of your own. The Glass Case It’s entirely possible to build your own glass case, but it’s a complicated and labour-intensive process, which I decided to avoid on this occasion. There are a…

At The RHS Chelsea Flower Show visitors can see the latest innovations and garden technology and design, and the newest plants.

RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2016 - Pumpkin Beth

The Royal Horticultural Society’s Chelsea Flower Show is the world’s most prestigious flower show. Award winning garden designers from all over the world, together with their teams, made up of some of the best landscape architects, project managers, builders, technicians, horticulturalists, artists and crafts people, have been working for the past three weeks to turn The Royal Hospital’s grounds at Chelsea into a sea of gardening ideas and innovation. Featuring spectacular, awe inspiring…

"A rickshaw, part of the display for the 2017 Orchid Extravaganza at The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. The theme of this year’s Orchid Extravaganza is India. Plants, Botanical Gardens, Growing Plants, Floral Arrangements, Floristry, Kew, Orchids, Flowers, Indoor Plants

Kew Orchid Extravaganza 2017 - Pumpkin Beth

From Saturday the 4th February 2017, until Sunday the 5th March 2017, The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew are hosting their Orchid Extravaganza! This year Kew’s Orchid Extravaganza has been designed to showcase India’s vibrant plants and culture. Visitors will be treated to an array of inspiration provided by sights, sounds, and scent, from the moment they enter the Princess of Wales Conservatory during this very special event. During many of the weekends that the Orchid Extravaganza is held at…

Lorenzo the Water Dragon was crafted from moss, wire, and Zygopetalum orchids, by Master Florist Henck Röling, for the Thailand themed Orchid Festival at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Henck Röling, Master Florist - Pumpkin Beth

I’ve admired the work of Master Florist Henck Röling for a number of years now. Henck Röling is a Master Florist and Artist, he works for some of London’s top florists; Henck creates weekly flower arrangements for the Ritz, Southerby’s, and Fortnum and Mason, to…

The Garden Bed - a partnership with Asda, was designed by Stephen Welch and Alison Doxey, the garden was built by Frosts Landscapes. The RHS judges awarded this Artisan Garden a Gold Medal, at The RHS Chelsea Flower Show

The Garden Bed by Stephen Welch and Alison Doxey - Pumpkin Beth

The Garden Bed – a partnership with Asda, was designed by Stephen Welch and Alison Doxey, the garden was built by Frosts Landscapes. The RHS judges awarded this Artisan Garden a Gold Medal, at The RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2016. To celebrate their 50th birthdays, lifelong friends Alison Doxey and Stephen Welch decided to join forces to realise one of their dreams, and create an Artisan Garden together at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2016. The Garden Bed has been designed to show how easily…

Senri- Sentei – Garage Garden was designed by Kazuyuki Ishihara and built by Ishihara Kazuyuki Design Laboratory. This Artisan garden was sponsored by the Henri-Sentei Project.

RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2016 - Pumpkin Beth

The Royal Horticultural Society’s Chelsea Flower Show is the world’s most prestigious flower show. Award winning garden designers from all over the world, together with their teams, made up of some of the best landscape architects, project managers, builders, technicians, horticulturalists, artists and crafts people, have been working for the past three weeks to turn The Royal Hospital’s grounds at Chelsea into a sea of gardening ideas and innovation. Featuring spectacular, awe inspiring…

Kew Orchid Extravaganza 2017 - Pumpkin Beth

Kew Orchid Extravaganza 2017 - Pumpkin Beth

From Saturday the 4th February 2017, until Sunday the 5th March 2017, The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew are hosting their Orchid Extravaganza! This year Kew’s Orchid Extravaganza has been designed to showcase India’s vibrant plants and culture. Visitors will be treated to an array of inspiration provided by sights, sounds, and scent, from the moment they enter the Princess of Wales Conservatory during this very special event. During many of the weekends that the Orchid Extravaganza is held at…

The RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2017 featured five new Show Gardens – The Radio 2 Feel Good Gardens, designed to celebrate the anniversary of Radio Each of the Radio 2 Feel Good Gardens depicts one of the five senses and is named after…

Matt Keightley and The Jeremy Vine Texture Garden - Pumpkin Beth

Chris Evans, Jo Whiley, Anneka Rice, and Jeremy Vine pictured at the launch of the Radio 2 Feel Good Gardens at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2017. The RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2017 featured five new Show Gardens – The Radio 2 Feel Good Gardens, designed to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Radio 2. Each of the Radio 2 Feel Good Gardens depicts one of the five senses and is named after a Radio 2 presenter. I met up with Garden designer Matt Keightley to learn more about the textural garden he…

The Magical World of Moss Gardening By Annie Martin ISBN: Published by Timber Press No fairy garden is complete without a carpet of moss. If you have ever admired the serenity of moss, its undulating curves, or the soft, springy texture, which makes moss…

Moss Gardening

The Magical World of Moss Gardening By Annie Martin ISBN: 978-1-60469-560-1 Published by Timber Press The Magical World of Moss Gardening by Annie Martin is published by Timber Press. No fairy garden is complete without a carpet of moss. If you have ever admired the serenity of moss, its undulating curves, or the soft, springy texture, which makes moss the absolute perfect outdoor pillow or cushion, then I am certain you’ll enjoy this book. In her book, ‘The Magical World of Moss Gardening’…

A closer look at the Bulbophyllum falcatum 'Minor' specimen that's growing…

BiOrbAir Review - Growing Miniature Orchids in the BiOrbAir (part five) - Pumpkin Beth

For this trial and BiOrbAir review – Growing Miniature Orchids in the BiOrbAir, I have chosen a variety of different miniature orchids, originating from

The Garden Bed - a partnership with Asda, was designed by Stephen Welch and Alison Doxey, the garden was built by Frosts Landscapes. The RHS judges awarded this Artisan Garden a Gold Medal, at The RHS Chelsea Flower Show

The Garden Bed by Stephen Welch and Alison Doxey - Pumpkin Beth

The Garden Bed – a partnership with Asda, was designed by Stephen Welch and Alison Doxey, the garden was built by Frosts Landscapes. The RHS judges awarded this Artisan Garden a Gold Medal, at The RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2016. To celebrate their 50th birthdays, lifelong friends Alison Doxey and Stephen Welch decided to join forces to realise one of their dreams, and create an Artisan Garden together at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2016. The Garden Bed has been designed to show how easily…