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Thoughts and ideas while planning a miniature garden.

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“Hens and chicks” is the common name for a group of succulent plants. The plants in the group have varying colors, textures, and forms, but they share two things. Almost all have a rosette shape. And hens and chicks plants also propagate regularly, producing numerous “babies” from the “mother” plant.

Published: Monday, February 17, 2020

Hoya kerrii is a one-of-a-kind plant that makes a wonderful gift for Valentine's Day, birthdays, anniversaries, proposals, and other celebrations. Add it to a fairy garden or give it a home on your desk. Once you try your hand at growing it, you will surely fall in love with this variety. It is also known as the Sweetheart Plant, Hoya Heart, Wax Heart, or Lucky Heart. Its heart shape is formed by ...

Published: Monday, February 10, 2020

String of Pearls is an ornamental succulent shaped like elegant jewelry. It features small green “bubbles” along a slender stem. It has a delicate look, but it is surprisingly easy to care for. With just a few pointers, you can help your String of Pearls plant thrive.

Published: Monday, February 03, 2020

While a gardener takes his or her hobby seriously, the fairy garden itself can be full of little surprises, sweet moments, and fantastical details. One oft-overlooked but simply magical part of any fairy garden or miniature garden is the mushroom. Brightly colored toadstools instantly transform any environment from traditional to whimsical.

Published: Monday, January 27, 2020

When it is time to come in from the cold, fairies love to return to their warm, glowing fairy houses and gardens that have been lit with soft, welcoming light. How can you bring a little “glow” to your snowy garden or container garden? Here are a few simple ideas.

Published: Monday, January 20, 2020

Whether you build container gardens to be enjoyed indoors or take pleasure in tending to an outdoor garden, miniature gardens and fairy gardens offer plenty of magic. That magical feeling is easily amplified by the addition of all things sparkly and shiny.

Published: Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Color options run the gamut from dark and moody to bright and rainbow-filled. For a miniature garden that looks cool and cohesive all year long, it is worth considering the combination of green and white. The “green” is easy—leaves and stems are usually green! How can you incorporate white into your garden? Read on for a few of our favorite options.

Published: Monday, December 16, 2019

No matter what you accomplished in 2019, there is plenty to look forward to in the coming year. As gardeners, winter always has us on the lookout for spring. Today, we are sharing the top trends in miniature gardening for 2020.

Published: Monday, December 09, 2019

If you are ready to dive into gift shopping, but do not know where to start, we can help! Take a look at a few of our favorite last-minute gift ideas for the fairy gardeners in your life. If the gift was a hit, let us know in the comments.

Published: Tuesday, December 03, 2019

These durable miniature plants are a good fit for indoor container gardens and even outdoor miniature gardens. They come in snow-frosted finish or plain, and you can find them bedecked with miniature decorations or unadorned. There are many options to choose from, so you can find the bottle brush tree that suits your fairy garden best.

Published: Monday, November 18, 2019

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