Fairy Garden Ideas
Take the Fairy Garden to New Heights A Fairy Garden Must be Seen to be Enjoyed. Jillian Krickovich Fairies must find a fairy garden to populate it, and they won’t find a miniature garden among towering clumps of perennials. If your taste in garden flowers isn’t fairy-friendly, you can still have a fairy garden by elevating the accessories. Use a stump, a wheelbarrow, or an antique chair to give your fairy garden a boost.
Fairy Garden Ideas
Fairies must find a fairy garden to populate it, and they won’t find a miniature garden among towering clumps of perennials. If your taste in garden flowers isn’t fairy-friendly, you can still have a fairy garden by elevating the accessories. Use a stump, a wheelbarrow, or an antique chair to give your fairy garden a boost.
Fairy Garden Ideas
Fairy Garden on Wheels The Fairy Garden Is the Place to Explore Unusual Containers. Anna Day Mona If you’re designing a fairy garden with children in mind, you can’t go wrong using such a child-friendly container to hold your fairy garden plants. This garden designer took what might otherwise be a utilitarian wagon and embellished it with ribbons and stencils to match the flowers, which include dianthus. Another small flower that would match this color scheme is blue ageratum. Continue to 3 of 11 below.
Stacy Green says, “I made this little fairy garden today here in my own front garden.” Stacy’s fairy door and little white picket fence just ‘make’ this fairy garden scene created around the tree. See this cute fairy door, Elfin Door on Amazon. Amazon is our favorite place to find just what you want for your miniature gardens at a very reasonable cost. It’s so easy to use the search tool.
Make Your Own Fairy Garden Akio Tsuji/EyeEm/Getty Images Whether you call them fairies, wee people, elves, or gnomes, it’s fun to design fairy gardens to attract these enchanted beings to the landscape. You may not know how your fairy garden will turn out when you start to design it, but if you’re a gardener, you know that no respectable fairy would inhabit a land without flowers. Continue to 2 of 11 below.
Charming and exquisitely beautiful are words that best describe this enchanting garden. The perfect piece to go in a corner of your fairy garden or on your kitchen window sill, this one piece of home decor goes with just about any home design or style. Be aware, however, that little fairy garden designs such as these require a good size tea cup. Having gotten one, let your fairy garden ideas and imagination run wild with tiny figurines of furniture like a chair or tiny mushrooms to accent the rest of the tea cup.
You can decorate your miniature garden designs and Fairy gardens with small birdhouses, wooden pergolas, tiny gardening tools, a small vase or an old boot. Adding fairy houses, charming cottages, small tables and garden benches, pergolas and arbors enhance and beautify your Fairy gardens.
Fairy Gardens Contained Container Gardens Are Ideal Fairy Garden Habitats. Anna Day Mona If you’re using a small container for your fairy garden, you must choose your flowers carefully to avoid plants that will overstep their bounds. This is a case where you want to pick plants that not only produce small flowers, but also have a dwarf growth habit. Examples include Irish moss, which produces white flowers, and Mount Atlas daisy, with fern-like foliage and tiny daisy blooms. Continue to 9 of 11 below.
This arrangement of your magical fairy garden can be easily presented at your local garden show or church bazaar. The best part of all is that it lends itself as a perfect gift item. Many exhibitors of fairy garden ideas don’t hesitate when asking those interested in buying, “Just what kind of a theme would you like? You can pick this item later during the week if you’d like.” Later, buyers simply pick up their custom-made garden, and off they go to deliver their uniquely prepared gift item.
Whether you call them fairies, wee people, elves, or gnomes, it’s fun to design fairy gardens to attract these enchanted beings to the landscape. You may not know how your fairy garden will turn out when you start to design it, but if you’re a gardener, you know that no respectable fairy would inhabit a land without flowers.
If you’re designing a fairy garden with children in mind, you can’t go wrong using such a child-friendly container to hold your fairy garden plants. This garden designer took what might otherwise be a utilitarian wagon and embellished it with ribbons and stencils to match the flowers, which include dianthus. Another small flower that would match this color scheme is blue ageratum.
Plan your miniature garden design and keep beautiful details in scale. Usually miniature garden designs are created for viewing from all sides or just one with thoughtfully placed taller and lower plants. The best garden design containers for miniature landscapes have a large open surface area to accommodate as many plants and garden decorations into your Fairy garden design as possible. Tin buckets, wide terracotta pots, wooden wheelbarrows, wagons, wicker baskets, concrete bowls, wooden boxes, baby tubs are excellent for creating fabulous miniature garden designs.
You couldn’t get it much more easier than this–or more laid back and casual. A variation on our number 6 in fairy garden ideas, this one is even easier to put together as you simply gather a metal rim container from some device or metal wash pan, plant a tiny palm tree and string out the beach lights across a piece of thread or dental floss. An old, toy van or yellow school bus adds the finishing touches as you get your porch ready for an all day fun-packed trip to the beach. Put in tiny, shimmering, turquoise marbles, and you have a beautiful ocean front design for your DIY fairy garden presentation.
After long summer days, full of barbecue parties and garden enjoyment, we’re mostly indoors and look for hobbies that we can keep ourselves busy at home. Among all other crafts like knitting, making decoration items, recycle and repurpose projects, making miniature gardens provides a fun alternative especially for the ones who enjoy gardening and modelling. Most of the fairy gardens are simply designed and easy to accomplish but the more you add details the more it becomes challenging. You can create various gardens depending on your skills and imagination. Now scroll down to see some of the best fairy garden modellings and please remember to share your own designs with us.
“Oh, I wish I were a wishing well,” goes the nursery rhyme. Well, wish no longer as you can create your very own beautiful, fairy garden design. Using a tiny wishing well easily bought at any hobby supply store, and painting a string of match sticks attached together with dental floss to make the proverbial white picket fence, you’ll have your own DIY fairy garden to wish for all that you ever wanted.
Creative, alluring and totally mesmerizing, this creation for your fairy garden is something you can use during all the seasons of the year. Once Christmas time arrives, simply substitute the tiny blue flowers for striking red Poinsettias, and put some cotton on top of your roof for some faux snow. During spring and summer, leave the landscape as originally shown, and let your imagination do the rest. Fill your miniature fairy garden with pebbles, larger size stones or coffee beans if you have any handy.
Elves Among Us Do You Know Your Fairy Garden Gnomenclature?. Shelly Allred, www.blueridgelady.blogspot.com You might consider elves and gnomes to be the masculine counterparts to fairies. If you want your fairy garden to appeal to the little boys in your life, choose a rugged flowering ground cover that will rebound from their eager foot traffic. Low growing flowers that tolerate some foot traffic include: Blue Star CreeperCreeping LobeliaBlue MoneywortCreeping Cinquefoil Continue to 8 of 11 below.
Another take on the portable fairy garden is the terrarium. These are probably the fastest to build as they only require a few simple ingredients: a glass container, potting soil, some pebbles, moss and maybe two pieces of fairy décor.
Simply made with a one planter base and nine tiny fairy accent figurines of hand-painted resin, you’ll long for that special place to get away from it all! With a beautiful, heart-warming tone, your miniature fairy garden comes alive right before your eyes. A perfect fit for a small-size to medium-size outdoor coffee table, you’ll have a hard time stopping your little excursion into the fantasy world of your own creative making. An adorable miniature cottage, fish pond, stepping-stones, fire pit and of course, a couple of Adirondack chairs make this a perfect home decoration anywhere–inside or outside your home.
The pink blossoms of Kalanchoe are easy to maintain in full sun fairy gardens (morning sun is best). Although the blossoms look delicate, the foliage is succulent, so the plants can go longer without a drink. If you aren’t tickled pink by this fairy garden, then you can shop for Kalanchoe plants that produce orange, purple, red, or yellow flowers.
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