Fairy Garden


My latest Fairy Garden recycling a broken clay pot.
My recycled broken clay pot from another fairy garden. Added fresh potting soil.
After adding my mosses and flowers to the top tier, I added my little ceramic fairy house I found at my local flea market.
On the second tier, I placed my larger items on top of the mosses before adding my cute little Fairy. I thought she would look so cute sitting on the edge of the clay pot.
On the next teir, I added rocks and more artificial flowers. I found this cute little fairy door at Hobby Lobby.
Added rocks, moss and artificial plant in the last tier before adding the fairy ladder. Once early Summer arrives, I will be adding real plants to this Fairy Garden.

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  • Denise Fraley
    Denise Fraley
    on Mar 4, 2016

    Where did you find the items you used such as the fairy and the house?

    • Rory McBean
      Rory McBean
      on Apr 21, 2017

      Michael's has a huge assortment of faux moss and succulents. They also carry fairie houses and accessories.
  • Sandra George
    Sandra George
    on Mar 5, 2016

    How do you keep soil from leaking out when watering.

    • Patty
      Patty
      on Mar 8, 2016

      I have used old pantyhose in my fairy gardens when I use broken pots. they blend in with the soil and water can drain, but I do use a mister on the succulents but on the miniature plants that need real watering I use a little drip system. The pantyhose hold the soil really well.

  • Barbara
    Barbara
    on Mar 5, 2016

    How do you break the pot to create the open side without cracking any other parts?

    • Barbara
      Barbara
      on Mar 5, 2016

      Thanks Mary. Great idea! I'll try this and I might spray the pot with a terra cotta sand finish.

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  • Patty
    Patty
    on Mar 15, 2016

    I need to get all my fairy's and houses out of the basement along with all the accessory's, today would have been a great day to do that. I don't think we are going to have any late snow storms or heavy frost, so I think it would be safe to get them out now. I learned a hard lesson one year I left them outside during the winter and so many of them broke, so now each year I bring them in and store them in the basement. Just the ceramic stuff and anything else I think might be fragile enough that would break during the winter. Do you have that problem there?

  • Sandy Hartnett
    Sandy Hartnett
    on Mar 20, 2016

    This is soooo cute...gonna start collecting to make mine now! Thanks! Hugs

    • Sarah M
      Sarah M
      on Mar 20, 2016

      @Sandy Hartnett Thank you Sandy!...you will have a blast making this fairy garden! You will be totally hooked after your first! :)

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