Return to the House Plants Forum | Post a Follow-Up

 o
Need suggestions for low light gardens

Posted by jmtruscello none (My Page) on
Fri, May 25, 12 at 0:44

I recently built a coffee table that has a built in planter in it and i have no idea what kind of plants i should try to grow in it. it will be in my apartment with low light. i was thinking along the lines of succulents, mosses, grasses, or air plants.. if anyone has any suggestions, please help!


Follow-Up Postings:

 o
RE: Need suggestions for low light gardens

Mosses might do ok. Succulents generally require fairly bright light, as do Tillansias (air plants.) It really depends on how low the light level is. Some small ferns might be ok too.


 o
RE: Need suggestions for low light gardens

This sounds really cool! Would you be interested in sharing a picture?


 o
RE: Need suggestions for low light gardens

as for the lighting, theres two windows nearby where the table will be, but they dont get alot of light.. so i guess succulents and air plant are out of the question.. what about wheat grass? or what kind of moss? and where would i get the moss? heres a pic of the table before i stained it.. it also doesnt have legs yet. :)

http://tinypic.com/r/1puoi8/6


 o Post a Follow-Up

Please Note: Only registered members are able to post messages to this forum.

    If you are a member, please log in.

    If you aren't yet a member, join now!


Return to the House Plants Forum

Information about Posting

  • You must be logged in to post a message. Once you are logged in, a posting window will appear at the bottom of the messages. If you are not a member, please register for an account.
  • Please review our Rules of Play before posting.
  • Posting is a two-step process. Once you have composed your message, you will be taken to the preview page. You will then have a chance to review your post, make changes and upload photos.
  • After posting your message, you may need to refresh the forum page in order to see it.
  • Before posting copyrighted material, please read about Copyright and Fair Use.
  • We have a strict no-advertising policy!
  • If you would like to practice posting or uploading photos, please visit our Test forum.
  • If you need assistance, please Contact Us and we will be happy to help.


Learn more about in-text links on this page here