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Fairy Garden Accessories

Fairy Garden Accessories

Just a quick post to show you a few of the goodies I am going to be putting in the fairy garden. First, a little shovel, rake, and metal gate: I bought them here, on a family excursion last weekend: Plus, G and I went to my parents’ house this week and I found some … Continue reading

Fairy Garden Update

Fairy Garden Update

I finally got the lamb’s ear planted… The plants are growing and starting to fill in areas… and they are growing taller… And not in the garden, but we are hopeful some of those bare spots in the lawn will turn into grass, now that we put down topsoil and grass seed… (Yeah, not as … Continue reading

Fairy Garden update!

Fairy Garden update!

Our fairy garden is really coming along! Plants are thriving and looking beautiful and we’re adding little additions here and there. Sadly, the squirrels are also having fun with the garden and have eaten the Sweet Woodruff we planted, ripped up various plants from the ground, plus continually unsettle the houses and sparkly stones we … Continue reading

Making Moss

Making Moss

Here’s a non-edible recipe for you for… moss! Yes, moss, like the stuff that grows on rocks. I really want some lush moss for the Fairy Garden, so I tried this crazy recipe my spouse found. Here’s the link to the recipe, and here’s what you do: 1 cup Plain Yogurt & 1-2 Tbsp Moss Mix … Continue reading

Fairy Garden Houses Part 2

Fairy Garden Houses Part 2

It is really easy (and fun) to make your own fairy garden houses using natural elements, although it does take a little patience. Here’s a step-by-step photo tutorial so you can make your own house. Supplies needed: twigs/branches/bark/leaves twine glue paper and pencil for sketching pruning sheers and scissors (adult supervision required) Gather your supplies … Continue reading

Fairy Garden Houses and Decorations Part 1

Fairy Garden Houses and Decorations Part 1

The wee one and I hit the garden early Saturday morning in order to do some decorating.  Our lovely friend Holly gave us some glass stones for the garden, so we were anxious to put them around. I can just picture the fairies being attracted to their sparkle when the sunshine hits them. The middl’n … Continue reading

Rain

Rain

It is rainy and grey out this morning and is supposed to be that way all day. Although I love the rain and we certainly need it, I had hoped to be spending the morning outside in the garden. This statement surprises even me, as I have never, ever wanted to garden before. Ever. Now, … Continue reading

Baby Steps Towards A Fairy Garden!

Baby Steps Towards A Fairy Garden!

Before I get into our Fairy Garden progress, I have to post this picture of one of the yummiest and easiest things I have ever baked. Baked Brie with Jam. In puff pastry. Good heavens, it is phenomenal. We had friends over Friday night for dinner, so I wanted to make something a little special … Continue reading