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Miniature Garden Ideas

Thoughts and ideas while planning a miniature garden.

Below is a list of blog posts with the most recent ones listed first.

When you look at your fairy garden, you might peer down at it from high above, or dig deep into the miniature plants and garden accessories with its borders. Maybe you like to take pictures of your miniscape from your porch steps or bring visitors out to walk around the fairy garden and see its many features. Have you ever thought about how fairies, trolls, gnomes, and other mini friends enter the...

Published: Monday, July 23, 2018

Fairy gardens can be whimsical, lighthearted, medieval, and forested while having all manner of interesting themes. Have you ever considered a miniature country garden? If you are from a rural area, think back to the vegetable garden your family may have cultivated in addition to crops in industrial quantities or massive numbers of livestock. Recall memories of a pastoral garden with vegetables, f...

Published: Monday, July 23, 2018

It may feel warm today, but before we know it, there will be a chill in the air, crisp apples for sale, and kids planning costumes. Autumn is nearly here! When it comes to fairy garden ideas that are themed around all-things fall, one of the most popular miniature garden accessories is the gourd. That is right—the curvy, richly colored, funny-shaped fruit with a hard skin can be just the thing y...

Published: Monday, July 23, 2018

"Beep, Beep!” That is the sound of new and exciting miniature accessories wheeling through the fairy garden. For many, the garden is a place of rest, relaxation, peace, and calm. However, sometimes, making the miniature garden a little more bustling and active can offer a much-needed change of pace! Have you ever thought about adding cars, trucks, bikes, skateboards, and other things that go to ...

Published: Monday, July 16, 2018

Though we often refer to the “lazy” days of summer, it can be one of the busiest times of the year! Vacations, sports, trips, housework, yard work…the list goes on and on. No matter how much you love and care for your miniature garden, you might have limited time to spend working on it in the summer. Should you worry that restricting your summer miniature gardening tasks might encourage gard...

Published: Friday, July 13, 2018

When you hear the words “color” and “garden” together, you may be thinking to yourself, “Green, green, and even more green!” You are certainly not wrong. Miniature gardens, especially in the summertime, can be lush places full of leaves, stems, grasses, and even tiny trees. Flowers make their entrances from time to time, but it is the green miniature plants that have staying power. The...

Published: Tuesday, July 03, 2018

It’s that time of year again! The American flag is waving downtown and from front porches, fireworks are on sale, and family vacation plans are in full swing. If you have a miniature garden, you may be making plans for your garden, including a Fourth of July theme or other summery details that fit in with the trifecta of patriotic summer holidays: Memorial Day, Flag Day, and July 4th!

Published: Saturday, June 23, 2018

Miniature gardens come in all shapes and sizes. Some overflow with greenery, while others are packed tight with miniature accessories. What is your garden’s personality? Is it carefully balanced or full of details? If your fairy garden needs help with focus and style, you might try organizing it around one or more focal points. These are scenes, made up of garden accessories and miniature plants...

Published: Saturday, June 23, 2018

Fairy gardens can be full of adventure. Some feature boats, bridges, flying fairies, surfboards, treehouses, and other miniature accessories relating to life experiences. In addition to energetic opportunities for exploration, a garden can also provide the always-important element of relaxation. What better places for fairies to sit, breathe, rest, and recalibrate than in the peaceful environment ...

Published: Saturday, June 23, 2018

Miniature gardening knows no bounds. Gardeners young and old, male and female, green-thumbed and experienced, all have equal opportunity to get their hands in the dirt and construct unique, miniature worlds. In fact, when gardeners start early, they can gain valuable experiences that improve their skills not only in the garden but also in life, for years to come! Attention to detail, storytelling,...

Published: Wednesday, June 06, 2018

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