Teacup gardens for gardenless homes



Teacup gardens for gardenless homes

Teacup gardens for gardenless homes

We all know that plants and flowers are excellent additions to any yard. They do not only beautify your front and back lawn, but they also purify the air and filer various type of debris. Moreover, scattered bunches of flowers also give a welcoming and homely feel to any home.

But the sad truth is that not all of us have enough space to grow flowers, vegetables, fruits and plants of any kind. In fact, in our contemporary, digitalized era, houses barely have any greenery left and we are nearly always surrounded by concrete.

However, it’s perfectly possible to grow your own garden in… teacups! Believe it or not, this simple trick will not only put you in touch with nature, but it also takes your home décor to another level.

Teacup gardens for gardenless homes

Just be sure to select good-quality, new-looking teacups without any cracks or stains. If you can afford it, try to purchase a set of old-fashioned teacups for added charm.

What you will need

  • A set of teacups
  • Matching saucers
  • Seedlings of your choice
  • Soil
  • Fertilizer
  • Rubber gloves
  • Gardening tools
  • Tray
  • Fluorescent lights (For those of you who do not have a Southern window) 

Starting your teacup garden

You should first select the room in which you want to grow your teacup garden, since it’s not a good idea to constantly move your plants and flowers throughout the house. You can, for example, set up a small table in a corner of your living room and arrange all your teacups on top of it. This is a definite way to impress your guests and it will bring an interesting focal point to the living room.

Teacup gardens for gardenless homes

Don’t forget to wash and clean the teacups before use- both the inside and outside. Then, you can start filling them with soil before planting the seedlings. You can even place the saucers under the cups for a dainty, vintage look. It’s crucial to water them at least once a day. As the plants grow, they may need to be watered twice a day.

While it’s best to place your teacup garden next to a Southern window for optimal sunlight, you can also install a fluorescent tube above the plants. This will help them grow and thrive at a faster rate.

Don’t hesitate to play around with colors and contrast: you can, for example, place a single, brightly colored flower in a vividly painted cup or mug. This will instantly bring a touch of liveliness to the room.

Teacup gardens for gardenless homes

While you can plant herbs of all sorts in teacups, it’s best to go for flowers because they need less care and pruning than herbs and ferns. Also, flowers are smaller and less bushy, so they’ll fit perfectly well in your cup.

Teacup gardens for gardenless homes

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