The Basics of Gardening in Miniature

If you’re a new gardener, welcome to the wonderful world of gardening! If you are an experienced gardener, welcome to another level of true gardening in miniature!

TOP TIP: The basic rules of the miniature garden are the same as in a full-sized garden. We’ve just shrunk the rules to fit.

 

[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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How to Win a Garden Contest

How to Win a Garden Contest

How to Win a Garden Contest By Janit Calvo Miniature gardening has taken off! It looks like enthusiasts have discovered the “fun-factor” and the planting has begun. But beware! All small-leaf plants are not created equal. I was recently browsing through old photos for...

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For New Miniature Gardeners: How Plants Die

For New Miniature Gardeners: How Plants Die

Did your plant die? Remember that plants don't grow on trees - they are trees! Try again! Most plants don’t just die. They don’t have a cardiac arrest and cack-out on the spot. No heart attacks either. No brain aneurysm … nope, no sudden death at all… It is normally a...

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