Jar Terrariums

Put your garden under glass! The French developed the glass cloche, or bell jar terrarium, to protect an early garden plant from chilly temperatures and frost, and to hasten their crops to maturity. Today, French garden cloches or bell jar terrariums, are still a must-have on the garden scene.

Choose a bell jar terrarium from this convenient online category of garden cloches, brought to you by Hooks and Lattice. Jar terrariums make a beautiful garden accent and are quite functional as well. Decorate your outdoor patio table, or even use garden cloches as a creative food cover for your next garden party. Perhaps the best thing about a cloche bell jar is that it has an organic loveliness, like a traditional glass vase, and is a great canvas to add your personal touches. Enclose a small plant, seasonal decorations, stones or seashells. Whatever your pleasure – a bell jar terrarium will display it beautifully.

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  1. 12in. Bell Jar Terrarium
    12in. Bell Jar Terrarium
    Regular Price $49.85 Special Price $24.99
  2. 7.75" Tapered Glass Dome Terrarium - Empty
    7.75" Tapered Glass Dome Terrarium - Empty
    Regular Price $26.85 Special Price $13.99
  3. 5" Glass Sphere Dome - Empty
    5" Glass Sphere Dome - Empty
    Regular Price $24.85 Special Price $12.99
  4. 4.5" Glass Sphere Dome - Empty
    4.5" Glass Sphere Dome - Empty
    Regular Price $21.85 Special Price $9.99
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Derived from the French garden cloches, these jar terrariums from Hooks and Lattice are a collection of handsome glass enclosures for plants and other garden accents. Each bell jar terrarium is offered in the same chic silhouette, but in different sizes. Some cloche bell jar models are sold with glass only, and some include an accompanying base dish.

Traditionally, a cloche bell jar was utilized in France to begin planting seasons early by providing shelter from frost. While considered more decorative in modern times, the bell jar terrarium still embodies a historical charm, from its glass dome up to the ball finial handle. Even if you don't use our jar terrariums to avoid frost, they still make a lovely home for a range of plants and garden accessories.

A bell jar terrarium is organically stunning with its lovely curvature formed in glass. As demonstrated in the product photos below, garden cloches are great for housing a range of plants. Showcase cheerful daisies, a spiny cactus or small potted herbs. A glass garden cloche draws eyes to its beautiful shape and the inhabitants it accentuates.

In addition to outdoor plants, a cloche bell jar makes a stunning enclosure for a range of garden or interior design accessories. Similar to other types of terrariums, the glass garden cloche is a wonderful way to create unique seasonal decorations. Fill your bell jar terrarium with harvest-colored fallen leaves in autumn, add fresh wild flowers in the spring and summer and place dry flower petals or evergreen branches in it for the winter.

Garden cloches also go beyond homes for plants. For the arts-and-crafts enthusiast, it is a creative domain to showcase your latest projects. For the family that likes to entertain, you might use a cloche bell jar as a cover for entrees to keep platters warm as your guests wait to dish up. Get spooky on Halloween and fill jar terrariums with fake spiders and webs. The possibilities stretch as far as your imagination will allow, and ideas will certainly be inspired by the season and the evolving style of your home.

To ask questions about our jar terrariums and other home and garden accessories, please contact us toll free at 1-800-896-0978, 7am-5pm PST, Monday-Friday.