Urban Jungle Journal

How To Gift (And Grow) a Christmas Cacti

Andrea Metzler

How To Gift (And Grow) a Christmas Cacti

This time of year, we get a lot of questions about Christmas Cacti in the shop. And for good reason—they’re a super cute species of cacti that make perfect gifts for the holiday season. Native to the jungles of Brazil, these cacti grow off of trees—making them very different from other cacti you might see in the shop. They’re a favorite of many plant lovers—including me! I have two that I inherited from my grandma, one that I brought home from the shop last year (I just couldn’t resist it), and I just got a fourth as a gift. I...

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Holiday Client Appreciation Gifts

Andrea Metzler

Holiday Client Appreciation Gifts

Send a memorable gift of thanks to the clientele or employees that have supported your endeavors all year long! Art Terrarium has you covered with a selection of fresh holiday gifts for every budget. Order now!

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Plants That Will Thrive In Your Bathroom

Andrea Metzler

Plants That Will Thrive In Your Bathroom

I’m Allie, and I’ll be learning and sharing about a variety of plant care topics over the next few months on the Urban Jungle Journal. A little about me: I’ve claimed Des Moines as home for over a decade. I love houseplants, dogs, books, dessert, coffee, and tea.  I’m a relatively new plant mom; I started my collection a little over a year ago.

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Showing up with Plants

Shylah Statler

Showing up with Plants

Hey it's Shylah, Art Terrarium Shopgirl, Art Curator, and now Plant Stylist! Plant Stylist is a title I made up to describe a role where I show up with plants for people, and put those plants in places. It involves creative solution finding, incorporating plants into environments, and transforming spaces!

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Tillandsia Xerographica

Andrea Metzler

Tillandsia Xerographica

Air plants (Tillandsia) are one of biggest trends for modern gardening, and for good reason. These plants are downright gorgeous and ultra low-maintenance. While they may not quite be able to live on air alone, these soilless plants are a statement wherever they go. Among the air plants, the Xerographica reigns supreme.

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