Miniature Plants

At Mappins we stock Brisbane's biggest range of small and miniature plants specifically for creating terrariums.  Whether you're designing with slow growing cactus and succulents, or creating a verdant rain forest - we have the miniature plants you need.  We also have an extensive range of air plants (tillandsias) and mosses. Our range includes: A huge number of small cacti and succulents Tiny parlour palms Small leafed ground covers Mosses Air plants (tillandsias) Miniature climbers Continue reading
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Terrarium Features+Supplies

Mappins stocks Brisbane's best range of terrarium supplies, with everything you need to create and sustain your living artwork. When designing a terrarium you're creating a complete ecosystem in miniature, encased in glass. Whether you're recreating a rain forest, desert or developing a unique piece of living art we can supply the plants, soils, gravels and unique feature pieces you need to achieve your vision. If you're creating your first terrarium or just need advice,… Continue reading

Terrarium Glassware

Mappins has Brisbane’s biggest range of terrarium glassware – from small glass orbs to large glass jars and cylinders. At Mappins you’ll find the perfect glassware to start your terrarium, including pieces you’ll not find anywhere else. Once you’ve selected the shape of your terrarium browse our full range of terrarium supplies, including stunning and unique decorative pieces including driftwood and polished fossils to perfectly complement the size and shape of your new terrarium.

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Take your terrarium to the next level and create a vivarium. Vivariums seek to more completely replicate an ecosystem – both plants and animals.  We have everything you need here at Mappins. Mappins stocks a range of reptiles including bearded dragons, pythons and turtles. Our team can provide advice on how to create an environment suitable for animals as well as providing a stunning piece of living art. We also have a range of equipment…

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Mappins is Brisbane's only nursery stocking a range of mosses to complete your terrarium or kokedama. We grow and supply our own moss specifically for the creation of terrariums and kokedamas at our West End nursery. Moss offers a simple and versatile way to bring your miniature landscape to life. In terrariums mosses can be used to create everything from a lush grassy look through to capturing the essence of a rain forest in miniature.… Continue reading
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Ready Made Terrariums

Our ready made terrariums are complete gardens made miniature.  Created by the experienced Mappins design staff they make a stunning feature piece and a beautiful, unique gifts.  We have a range of terrariums in a selection of sizes to suit your space, style and budget. Need something extra unique and special?  Talk to our experienced staff about what we can design to your needs.  Alternatively, explore Brisbane's biggest and best range or terrarium supplies and… Continue reading