33 Miniature Garden Designs, Fairy Gardens Defining New Trends in Container Gardening
Creative Fairy garden design ideas
Miniature garden designs in flowerpots and Fairy gardens in small containers are new trends in small container gardening that offer a fun way to create tiny realistic landscapes that reflect the atmosphere and charming beauty of real natural settings. Miniature garden designs and Fairy gardens are the art of capturing wonderful details that create peaceful and pleasant places.
Here is a collection of fantastic miniature garden designs which will help you to choose your favorite Fairy gardens and implement creative garden design ideas, adding a tiny garden in a pot to your outdoor living spaces. The miniature garden design ideas are endless. You can use any small or large planter or container and decorating theme for your beautiful miniature garden design.
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.
Miniature garden designs and Fairy gardens
Proper drainage with a layer of pea gravel and several holes in the bottom of your container ensure your plants grow lush and happy. Small rocks and miniature furniture, pottery shards or kids toys can be used for adorning your miniature garden designs.
Fairy gardens are miniature garden designs with small details that give the appearance of tiny creatures living in the garden. Fairy houses with small fences, garden benches or small tables are whimsical items that bring the magic into miniature garden designs.
Before planting your miniature garden, place all of the garden decorations, furniture and plants on top of the soil. This is your chance to change the layout and experiment with various interesting and surprising arrangements. Once the overall miniature garden design is established, start planting your plants with the largest roots first. Small creeping plants are great for a border or edging.
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.
Various gardening materials, – beach pebbles, gravel, mulch, small twigs, driftwood, sand or seashells, rustic wood or metal pieces and any objects that you find decorative enrich your miniature garden design and add depth and color to its beautiful and unique look.
by Ena Russ
last updated: 04.06.2013
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