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Tiny Tools for Tending Indoor Gardens

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Tiny Tools for Tending Indoor Gardens

Janet Hall October 22, 2012

Outdoor tools can be clumsy companions for indoor gardens. Rather than reaching for your silverware to do the job, consider scaled-down garden tools perfectly sized for tending terrariums and house plants.

See our earlier post “Tiny, Perfect Worlds” for miniature indoor landscape inspirations.

Above: Roost’s Terrarium Tools are made of stainless steel with wood handles; $48 for the set of three at Anthropologie.

Above: Rumford Gardener’s Mini Indoor Garden Tool Set includes three miniature hand tools (a trowel, cultivator, and transplanter), as well as a scaled-down pruner and floral snips; $22.99 at Amazon.

Above: The Japanese Terrarium Rake has three tines on one end for raking and digging, and a blade on the other for cutting or placing new plants; $18 at Terrain. For more Japanese garden tools, see “Tools of the Trade.”

Above: Lightweight and easy to handle, the Japanese Steel Snips measure 4 inches in length, the perfect size for clipping fresh herbs from your window garden or grooming your terrarium plants; $20 at Terrain. See more Japanese gardening tools in our roundup of Japanese garden scissors.

Above: Old household tools can be recycled and made into indoor plant tools. See Martha Stewart’s video “Terrarium Tools” for ideas to make your own. Image via Blithewold Gardens.

Product Summary  

Terrariums & Indoor Cloches

Terrarium Tools

$48.00 USD from Anthropologie

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