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Fairy Gardens

Natural Kids: Fairy Gardens

Thursday, July 14, 2011

Fairy Gardens

Talk about small-scale gardening! Making a fairy garden together with your child(ren) can be a lot of fun. It can happen in a small space, including inside in a planter, so you can make one anywhere really.
Below are some photos from The Magic Onions blog, from team member Donni at Fairyfolk.

A little moment of tranquility...

Here is an outside planter box/barrel of strawberries.

Mmm... I think fairies like strawberries a lot!!

Find a little spot to create your fairy garden.

Collect some supplies. You can buy cute little things to put in it or make them. Built with popsicle sticks and glue, wool scraps, marbles, moss, whatever you have on hand.

And start building!

Rocks and a bowl can be turned into a cute little fairy scene.

When you're done, you can make a sign. Then sit back and wait to see if you might catch a glimpse of a fairy in your new little garden!

Photos by Donni at The Magic Onions.

Text by Natalie of Woolhalla.

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Blogger Rachel/ OAST Waldorf dolls said...

Such a fantastic idea. I can't wait to do this with my daughter when she is a bit older. Perhaps I will do it on my own!

July 15, 2011 at 3:05 PM  
Blogger Tickety Bu™ said...

Love it. We really must do something like this. Our past efforts in this area were not so creative, lol!

July 15, 2011 at 3:29 PM  
Blogger Saints and Spinners said...

I have been wanting to do something like this in my own garden (which currently is overrun with weeds).

July 16, 2011 at 6:28 PM  
Blogger Laura from The Wood Garden said...


July 17, 2011 at 9:15 AM  
Blogger Harvest Moon by Hand said...

This is on our list of things to make this summer! Lots of great ideas and inspiration out there!

July 19, 2011 at 4:41 PM  

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