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Creating a Spring Fairy Garden

Posted on September 4, 2018 at 8:15 PM


Spring is on its way and the fairy garden urge is upon us.  “Mother Nature” however does not seem as eager as we, and the weather is not yet consistent enough for all of our tender plants to go outside. 

 

A Spring Fairy Garden can be created in a garden or in a container which can be kept indoors. My Spring Garden has been created in a container which I will keep in a sunny spot indoors.

The use of many types of small leaved plants wit...

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International Fairy Day All Year Long

Posted on June 24, 2018 at 7:45 PM



Although International Fairy Day is formerly celebrated on 24 June each year, we choose to celebrate this holiday for a whole week!

While the origins of this “holiday” are unknown, this special day celebrates those very special, diminutive beings with wispy w...

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Winterizing Your Fairy Garden

Posted on April 25, 2018 at 10:00 PM


After an incredible summer, winter is slowly making its way through New Zealand. 


Here are some tips on how to winterize miniature and fairy gardens.


Remove your accessories before it snows or freezes. Store your miniature or fairy garden accessories safely inside over the winter, you’ll get more use out of them. Most accessories these days are resin which technically doesn’t freeze but the wear and tear from the elements can ta...

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Book Planter

Posted on May 12, 2017 at 1:00 PM


An idea is born....


As you all know I am besotted with all things miniature. Last weekend I decided to take this passion to a new level...combining my love for miniatures, gardening and books.


Well after a little bit of psyching myself out because as a book lover cutting up a book is a big no no. Once I had convinced myself that the book had severed its purpose many years ago - an encycl...

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