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Elite Event at Terrarium in Portland, ME



Yelpers said goodbye to the (c)old and hello to a (warm) new year with Terrarium – an urban garden center in the heart of Portland’s Old Port specializing in house plants and terrariums – for their first event of 2023! We cozied up with good company while we BYOT (that’s Build Your Own Terrarium, of course).

What a fantastically unique experience! There are the requisite paint bars but a terrarium bar?? I loved it! The place was so open and welcoming from the spacious bar ,to the center work table, to the comfy seating near the lizard enclosure. Anna and Rob were so knowledgeable about the plants and the workings of our newly formed ecosystems. Clearly, even when we were all done with the terrariums, no one was leaving, as we were still picking Rob’s brain on everything plants, while we took in all of the cool items for sale. Oh, and that hummus and guac? Killer!

Ellen B, Yelp Elite

Terrarium is both a drinks bar and a plant bar — you enjoy some libations and build a terrarium — a simple idea but a great way to bring a small group together and take something home. We got to build one with the Yelp crew and were walked through the whole thing step by step. A finger of rocks, two fingers of dirt, and decorate as you see fit. We got plant cuttings, a spritz of water, and bugs! We got some horticulture knowledge, some entomology knowledge, found a little lizard, and discovered the plant love in this homey bar in just a few short hours.

Sarah C, Yelp Elite

Read the rave reviews from the event to relive the experience! 


About Terrarium

“Terrarium is locally owned and operated by Anna and Rob Sinnott. We have been dreaming of opening this space since 2019 and it’s more than just a plant store — Terrarium is a place to relax, to be creative and to connect with other people who love plants. Nestled in the heart of Portland, we found the perfect space to bring this dream to life.”

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