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I know some of you aren't going to find this very interesting but for some it will give you some ideas about the planting of a fairy garden. The sky is the limit...just try to make one and you will be hooked.
Flowering Fairy Gardens
By Jamie McIntosh
Make Your Own Fairy Garden
Fairy Garden Village
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.
Fairy Garden on Wheels
Fairy Garden Wagon
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.
A Feminine Fairy Garden
Pink Fairy Garden
Pink Is a Perennial Favorite With Little Girls and Big Girls Alike. Photo © Gulley Greenhouse, www.gulleygreenhouse.com
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.
The Illusion of Vines
Fairy Garden Arch
Add an Arch or Gazebo Train Your "Vines". Anna Day Mona
Any true flowering vine would quickly overcome such a dainty arch, so how can a fairy gardener appoint her garden structures? For arches and gazebos, plant a trailing plant like million bells or sweet alyssum (on the left in this photo) at the base of the structure. Train the plant over the structure, attaching it with some twine or wire. You will need to trim this modified topiary frequently to keep it in check.
Fairy Garden Tea Party
Waiting for Wee Guests to Arrive. Heather Fogg
Unless you live in a tropical zone, it’s unlikely that your fairy garden will be in bloom all the time. Keep the garden interesting by setting the stage for a tiny tea party. Visit the Miniatures site on About.com to get other ideas for fairy garden accessories you can make or buy.
Easy Fairy Garden
Fairy Garden Accessories
You Can Make a Fairy Garden in One Afternoon. Jamie McIntosh
you aren’t sure where or whether to devote a special space in your flower garden to fairies all the time, then don’t: You can set up a temporary fairy garden in five minutes by placing the contents of a fairy garden kit in a part of your garden that has low-growing, blooming plants. If you don’t find a complete kit, then buy or make the two essential accessories: a fairy, and a fairy dwelling.
taken from https://www.thespruce.com/flowering-fairy-gardens-
till next time, this is Becky Litterer from Becky's Greenhouse, Dougherty Iowa
Hi! My name is Becky and I am a master gardener. I own Becky's Greenhouse in Dougherty, Iowa.