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Thoughts and ideas while planning a miniature garden.

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With Memorial Day approaching, I love to plan a large barbecue for all my friends. It is like planning a miniature garden; there are many decisions. In preparation for the big party, I decorate my whole home in red, white, and blue accessories to honor and remember the people who have died while serving in the country’s armed forces. I start with the flower area on my front porch, where I place ...

Published: Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Some of the most memorable summer days involve a day off from work, a boat, some sunshine, and a couple fishing poles. Growing up in the Midwest, days fishing with the family are a rite of passage. I have always wanted to add a miniature garden to my porch that faces toward the lake and expresses my love of fishing. When I am planning a miniature garden, I usually begin with my container choic...

Published: Saturday, May 06, 2017

A fairy garden that creates a large landscape within your existing yard is a special kind of garden. When you are planning a miniature garden, you do not want to limit yourself by thinking small, even if most of the landscape includes miniature plants and tiny garden accessories. You can have a relatively big fairy scene within your yard, which is also known as a fairyhood or miniscape within the ...

Published: Tuesday, May 02, 2017

On summer days, near an ocean very far away from the Midwest, an adorable little girl loves looking for mermaids. She spends many hours on the beach with her family watching the waves and peering out into the endless blue water, while praying to see a glimpse of a beautiful woman with a green scaly tail. This girl also spends hours in fields and gardens seeking fairy friends. Her young mind is ful...

Published: Friday, April 21, 2017

The first time I had the pleasure of walking through the fairy garden section of the greenhouse, the beauty and the neat organization of all the miniature garden accessories blew me away. This place makes it very easy to believe in fairy tales. It also brings your imagination to the forefront of your mind as you wander between miniature plants, fairy houses, and unique fairy scenes that trigger fu...

Published: Friday, April 14, 2017

If you grew up throwing tea parties with your siblings, parents, or teddy bear, this is the trend for you. Miniature gardening or fairy gardens are unique ways to add tea cups to your everyday décor. Micro gardens in vintage or specially designed tea cups are an amusing addition to the inside of your home or even a patio table as a centerpiece that shows off the container, miniature plants, and ...

Published: Friday, April 14, 2017

When I am planning a miniature garden, I sometimes fall completely in love with different color palettes and themes. I have always been a huge fan of pastel colors and have had this idea for a miniature garden in my head for a while. It seems like the perfect time of the year to move toward a spring theme with the Easter Bunny, baskets full of treats, and blooming flowers. It is fun when I am thin...

Published: Saturday, April 01, 2017

What is a miniature garden without flowers? When I started my fairy garden education, I fell completely in love with the miniature accessories and the garden scenes I could create with them. However, I overlooked the miniature plants as a background, when I really should have seen how much personality and colorful punch they added to every miniature garden. It took some experience to teach me to s...

Published: Monday, March 20, 2017

The best part about owning your home would have to be the personal touches you can to add to it. Ever since my husband and I bought our home, it has been one project after another. It is a wonderful experience, because we are creating something together. On more than one occasion, my husband has been guilty of helping me with my newest miniature garden. When I am wandering through the aisles at my...

Published: Monday, March 20, 2017

A common misconception about gnomes is that they are grumpy, stubborn, and challenging to live with. Every now and then, I will be planning my next miniature garden and I will fall in love with the idea of adding a gnome visitor as part of my fairy garden. These unexpected friendships are a fun addition, especially when you are a new, miniature, fairy gardener. It is a wonderful way to start your ...

Published: Monday, March 20, 2017

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