Dish Gardens have been an interest for a long time - and miniature African violets and other tiny Gesneriads are especially suited to this type of artistic endeavour. I now am becoming interested in carrying this further into miniature landscapes of different kinds.
These are photographs of some gardens I have entered successfully in shows.
To see a larger image, click on the thumbnail.
For a collection of general terrariums that I have gathered together for future inspiration, see my
Pinterest Dish Garden Board
On this site there is also an illustrated article called
Creating a Dish Garden
Apologies. If you have been unexpectedly referred to this page rather than the photo page you expected. Please update your links as a necessary rewrite and upgrading of this site means that the dish-garden photographs are now permanently indexed here. To see a full size picture please click on the thumbnail.
For more photographs of African violets and related plants, return to the index page of the
You can also look at "The African Violet Way" my free bi-monthly e-newsletter. Back issues are also available. Don't forget to email me if you would like to be notified when the next issue is available.
The book "African Violets for Everyone" is available for purchase from this site. It is full of information and illustrations to help in growing these plants.
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