Fairy Gardening 101 : Creative Fun Picks

Have you ever created a fairy garden?  I got to play with some new figures back in the spring to create my own fairy garden and totally lost myself in it’s magical world – it was marvelous! Today I want to share with you some very exciting publications and a video on how to create your own fairy gardens.  This content will get you welcoming fairies in your home and or garden!

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The images featured in the collection above are random miniature gardens I’ve seen over the past year.  Chicago Flower and Garden Show had a cute set up and the other images are from the River Street Flowerland Garden Center in Kalamazoo Michigan.

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Skyhorse Publishing is proud to announce two miniature fairy gardening books sure to inspire imagination and creativity. For the inner child in us all, Fairy Gardening and Fairy Gardening 101 are sure to enchant both the novice and the experienced gardener who wishes to stir up Lilliputian flights of fancy.

Fairy Gardening From Skyhouse Publishing
Fairy Gardening From Skyhouse Publishing

Books are magically as is .. now add a mystical topic with a creative spin on how to design and you’ve got the books I want to share with you today.  Skyhorse Publishing brings us two publications filled with directions on how you can create an enchanting miniature landscapes, complete with pint-sized accessories, diminutive plants and quaint fairy figures.

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In Fairy Gardening: Creating Your Own Magical Miniature Garden   gardeners Julie and Beverly help you create your very own mini Eden.  Julie Bawden-Davis has authored several gardening books and written over 1,500 articles for a wide variety of publications, including Better Homes and Gardens, Organic Gardening, and the Los Angeles Times. She is a member of theGarden Writers Association and a University of California Master Gardener. Beverly Turner is one of the leading authorities on miniature fairy gardening. Her creations have inspired a devoted fandom and sold out her seminars at M&M Nursery in Orange, California.

Fairy Gardening 101
Fairy Gardening 101 : Perfect Size Book

The Fairy Gardening: Creating Your Own Magical Miniature Garden by Julie Bawden-Davis and Beverly Turner is a publication filled with colorful images and ideas that will inspire you indoors and outdoors in the miniature garden.

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Fairy Gardening 101 : mini light show!

Cheerfully inspired ideas to add a Holiday flare to your miniature gardening adventure.  Isn’t the arbor adorable – the author wraps it with lights to create some cheer!

Fairy Gardening 101
Fairy Gardening 101

I’m big on adding pumpkins and large squash from my Autumn garden into the landscape… never thought of adding pumpkins to a mi nature garden display!

Fairy Gardening 101
Fairy Gardening 101

How adorable is the display above????  I every page is filled with colorful images you can create in your own home and garden.

Fairy Gardening 101

With Fairy Gardening 101: How to Design, Plant, Grow, and Create Over 25 Miniature Gardens  you will learn which types of plants and containers are most successful and how to develop a focal point for your enchanted mini garden. Specifically design gardens for both indoors and outside and implement artificial plants to make your garden last a lifetime. Draw inspiration from photos of fairy gardens around the world.  Also included is a list of suppliers to properly accessorize. 

Fairy Gardening 101
Fairy Gardening 101

Fairy Gardening 101: How to Design, Plant, Grow, and Create Over 25 Miniature Gardens by Fiona McDonald is another newly found favorite on my coffee table at home.  It’s a favorite pick of mine because I love how the book makes it easy to recycle things from the garden and create a magical world.

Fairy Gardening 101
Fairy Gardening 101 :  Author Fiona McDonald takes you through step by step on how to create a miniature world.
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Fairy Gardening 101 Is filled with beautiful color images – piece of art!
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Fairy Gardening 101 : little homes created with odds and ends from your home and garden.

Can you see why both of these publications are on my TOP PICKS for miniature gardening?  I hope you will consider clicking on the links below and ordering your copy today.  They would make a great addition to any collection of gardening books that you won’t be able to put down because the designs are classic and can be used for many years to come.  This would also be a great gift for someone because miniature gardening can be done any where and by anyone and is totally therapeutic.

Quick Link To Books 

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I just love being a subscriber to Cheli Cuevas Youtube Page at Gild The Garden. This channel is a new urban gardening web-series created with the intention of unlocking the inner creative gardener in you. Gild The Garden share frugal tips and tricks to make your garden the talk of the neighborhood!  Below is her latest video featuring adorable how-to creates for the miniature garden and home. 

See more of Gild The Garden at : Youtube.com 

*The books in this article were sent as media review copies, all images and recommendations are mine!

[alert-note]If you follow me on Instagram you are going to see some some miniature gardens I know I will be putting together after sharing all my favorite miniature gardening content with you today. Happy miniature Gardening friends!

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5 thoughts on “Fairy Gardening 101 : Creative Fun Picks”

  1. I’m thinking of slipping in a fairy garden in a corner of my rock garden. I think it will look great – and be a treasure to discover for little kids who visit!

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