Hello Tiny World

New book by Ben Newell about the tiny magical worlds of terrariums, showing how to create a universe of your own.

Book cover Hello Tiny World by Ben Newell

The book provides details on how to use planting and hardscaping to make stunning terrarium compositions. Plus, how to master the fundamentals of successful growing – soil, water, and light – to ensure the plants thrive. Included are 13 step-by-step terrarium projects, which:

  • Repurpose a spice jar to create a stunning yet small terrarium on a budget
  • Replicate natural environments with planting and hardscaping choices, such as the fallen branch terrarium
  • Including playful figurines to create fun imaginary worlds
  • Bioactive terrarium, adding custodians to thrive in these mini ecosystems

Ben Newell is the founder of Worcester Terrariums and has established himself as a leading figure in the field of terrarium building, amassing 1.9 million followers across his social platforms. Newell has become well known for his short-form video content, with his videos totalling hundreds of millions of views. He has collaborated with Disney, Marvel, Kraken Rum, UNILAD, LADbible, Metdaan and social media giants Buzzfeed where he created a series of educational videos for their platforms.

As a public speaker, Newell has delivered demos and workshops across the UK including The RHS Chelsea Flower Show, Great Ormond Street Hospital, Greenrooms Market and the Colwall and Wyche Horticultural Society. He has continued his work with Great Ormond Street Hospital where he hosted a series 21 demos and workshops as part of their involvement in the 2022 Bloomsbury Festival.

Newell has won a gold medal at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2022 with The Plant Clinic and was nominated for the Garden Media Guild Social Media Influencer of the Year Award 2022.

Hello Tiny World by Ben Newell (Dorling Kindersley) will be released on the 2nd of May 2024.