Planting Your Miniature Garden

A miniature garden can fit in the smallest of pots or a big parking strip. What kind of miniature garden do you want to plant?

TOP TIP: “Put the right plant in the right place” is the univeral garden rule. It means to match the plants growing requirements to where it will be planted. For example, a Canada Hemlock that loves cool sun with its roots kept evenly damp would not grow well in a sunny, dry climate.

 

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I Know What You Did Last Summer

I Know What You Did Last Summer

Miniature Iris are to the left of the pond. The flower is big, but it's the perfect in-scale foliage that we love! ~ Okay, I don't really but I wanted to talk about the plants you planted last year in your miniature garden, fairy garden or your railroad garden. In...

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Sharing Your Miniature Garden Hobby

Sharing Your Miniature Garden Hobby

This miniature garden was created in an empty pond at our last house. It was in the backyard so it was only visited by friends and family. We had more fun with our mini gardens in the front of the house, next to the sidewalk for all to see and visit. ~ You'll hear the...

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[Miniature] Gardening in the Heat

[Miniature] Gardening in the Heat

Beat the heat by choosing plants that do well in the heat. This combination of the tall Compressa Juniper, a Blue Star Juniper on the left surrounded with Hens and Chicks, Brass Buttons, Miniature Daisies and assorted Sedums is perfect for a sunny spot. [Miniature]...

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Miniature Garden Plants: Secrets to Success

Miniature Garden Plants: Secrets to Success

Our old miniature garden, back in 2007, dressed for Father's Day. The Tompa Spruce was called a dwarf back then, now it's called a true miniature, with a growth rate of less than 1" per year. I love it when a great idea comes together... When I stumbled on to this...

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