Winter Garden

During the winter months, I like to have fresh flowers and new green plants around the house to remind us that Spring is just around the corner.  

This weekend, I made a trip to the greenhouse. 
 I found this Rosemary "tree" half-off.  The scent is fabulous. 
It will be great for cooking too. 

I also fell in love with this sweet little plant, Baby Tears (awe...) 

I've been wanting to put together a few Terrariums.
Like this:

I went thrifting in search of a few glass cloches.
No luck, they were either not available or too expensive.

 I had a few glass jars stashed away...

and the little plants fit in them perfectly.

With the exception of the plants, I was able to assemble my Terrariums using what I already had. 

A little bit of green goes a long way.
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  1. What a great idea and use for those jars! Beautiful blog!

  2. I love the plants in the jars! Great idea! The babies tears are darling. I have seen them before but didn't know what it was called.

  3. Ahhh...totally refreshing and spring like, exactly what is needed.

    I've been looking for some good fake plants to put under my cloches but haven't had much luck. Maybe I'll have to break down and get some real ones. LOL

  4. Ohh great idea to use the glass jars. :)

  5. I would love to just smell the Rosemary plant. The terrariums look good.

  6. LOVE IT! I have the same kind of canisters, very handy indeed. Love what you've done with them, have been wanting to do something like this, so good to see it.

  7. There's nothing like fresh green plants to lift the spirits. Putting them in jars was a great idea. I assume it helps with moisture retention.

  8. You have the BEST ideas. Gonna have to copy this one too! :)

  9. I took a Pottery Barn decorating class today and they had this look all over the store! love it!

  10. Those look so great. The plants look so fresh in the white pots! I am going to have to dig out my jars like that and make my own! Thanks for the inspiration!

  11. I love your winter garden!! I am going to head out tomorrow and get some plants too....we have two more major snowstorms hitting later this week!! DEFINITELY need some fresh green!

  12. What a great idea! I love how you unified them with the white pots!

  13. I just stopped by from Maple & Magnolia. You have a great blog with some fun ideas! I'm your newest follower. I hope you'll stop by if you get a chance.

  14. Beautiful, but don't fry your plants! I did that a couple years ago, by putting a treasured African violet that my grandma gave me under a glass lampshade in a south facing window. :(

    1. How often do you have to water then when they are in the jar? Do you cover them tight or leave space for air?

  15. All your plants are beautiful. love them in the glass containers and I just love green and white.
    I always like to use it as we are approaching St. Patricks day!! It is just so fresh and lovely,
    and like you say the promise of spring....
    Ahhhhh!! I can almost feel it!! lol
    Blessings hon, Nellie

  16. Those are beautiful!! As always, I just love your "style"!
    I wish you could come and decorate my house for me. :)

  17. Love the plants and they look great in the glass jars!

    I have never heard of 'baby tears' plant before but that thing is just adorable!

  18. Love, love the terrariums. I've been looking for a glass cloche, as well. Totally agree about price. Saw some at Wysteria - I might break down but would prefer to find something vintage. Thanks for sharing the jar idea!

  19. Who doesn't love the smell of rosemary?!?!? Not I. I adore your grouping. They look so clean and fresh. Thank you for linking up to "Amaze Me Monday" blog party.

  20. I couldn't find an e-mail, so I am leaving this here in your comments!

    I just adore your home. That's why I gave you a Stylish Blogger Award today! If you get a chance, you can find my post at


  21. Spring? I just can't wait!!! They look wonderful in your home.
    I'm your newest follower BTW!


  22. I absolutely love these. I feel the urge to go out and get look for some rosemary and baby tears right away. Wonderful job!

  23. These look wonderful. I can't wait for spring and all it holds.

  24. so clever!! i love green plants in white containers!

  25. So beautiful AND clever! I had to feature you on FJI Facebook. I just love your photos!


  26. Love these. Your blog is beautiful.

  27. Love, love, love! The freshness and simplicity is beautiful! I've been hunting for some sort of jars similar to yours without luck - where did you find yours?

    Mara @ Super Savings

  28. Oh my I really love your blog.
    And those baby tears. I have a hard time finding them here.
    I am originally from the Netherlands and they are an easy find there.
    But here...
    Where did you find yours?
    Since I am moving from warmer to a little colder climate... and I love plants...I am going to start some terrariums. Actually I bought some beautiful Gladiolus' today for in my new home.
    Now, if Hubby Dear will hurry up and get the furniture...
    Home sweet home.
    Thanks for this idea.
    Beautiful blog.

  29. Sarah hi! Just wanted to let you know that I featured these lovely jars of nature today in my blog! Wanna take a look?
    Love, Olga

  30. The glass jars are available "off and on" by the truckload at my favorite home decor store, GW (Goodwill). Now, I know what to do with the remainder of ones I bought that I'm not using in the pantry. A lot more fun......

  31. This is perfect for my house....I have two cats who love to steal nips from plant leaves. This will rock!

  32. Kiersten, I have the same problem, bad cats. LOL This is perfect.

  33. Will this cause any mold or mildew in time or can you keep them in the jars. This is an awesome idea!!


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