Fairy Garden Easter Baskets and Giveaway!


This fun project creates a magical mini world living in an Easter basket. From one of the authors of the new book, Fairy Gardening, this step-by-step project shows you how to create your own mystical fairyland...in miniature! Win your very own copy of Fairy Gardening simply by visiting: http://gardentherapy.ca/easter-basket-fairy-garden/ and leaving a comment. Also check out this round up of fabulous Fairy Garden from around Hometalk: http://gardentherapy.ca/fairy-garden-round-up/
Little worlds created with tiny plants, furniture, and little creatures makes them whimsical and, without a doubt, a lot of fun. Creating a fairy garden in an Easter basket is pretty fun to do all year round!
Grab that old basket from the basement or garage and freshen it up with a little spray paint.
Line the basket with a 1-inch layer of sphagnum moss. Fill the basket with a high-quality potting soil. Then plant a small-leafed ivy, wrapping the ivy around the handle and tying it down with clear fishing line.
As you plant, treat your mini garden as you would a full-size landscape by adding taller plants as trees and shorter, bushier ones as shrubs.
Finally, add some low growing groundcover as "grass" for your fairy garden. Baby's tears is used in this shade-loving planter.
Lots of fairy garden goodies are available online if your local nursery doesn't carry them.
Win a copy of Fairy Gardening at http://gardentherapy.ca/easter-basket-fairy-garden/

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  • Kay Otto
    on May 22, 2016

    Great idea... doesn't have to be just for Easter. I think I'll make some for our church bazaar. Thanks !

  • Kate Mosier
    on Feb 2, 2020

    This is absolutely adorable. I can’t wait to make one

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