Broken Pot Fairy Garden

4 Materials
1 Hour

My wife made me a Fairy House. I made it a Broken Pot Garden. I used plants of different textures and colors from all around our property to fill in the garden. With a little pea gravel and a cactus from the gardening center to finish it off this fairy garden has turned into a wonderful respite for a magical friend to inhabit. Be sure to watch the video at the end and visit the blog post for all the details on how we put this together! The video link below appears broken. Watch here:
Here's the video how me putting the broken pot fairy garden together.
Close up of the front yard.
Steps leading up to the house.
Walking to the front door.
Materials collected to use in the garden.
The completed broken pot fairy garden.
As seen from a higher angle.
Another view of the front of the house.
From above you can see how the different pieces of broken pot are placed.

Suggested materials:

  • Broken Pot  (Purchased locally)
  • Various Random Plants  (Dug from our property)
  • Fairy House  (Made at a local Ceramics Studio)
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Want more details about this and other DIY projects? Check out my blog post!


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  • Dawn p
    Dawn p
    on Mar 21, 2016

    How did you get the pot to break evenly like that? The video wouldn't play. :(

    • Nancy Clark
      Nancy Clark
      on May 11, 2020

      I filled my pot with damp soil first. It gave me more control without shattering the whole pot. Never used a dremel. I did it by accident and the results were great.

  • Leslie Polanco
    Leslie Polanco
    on Mar 23, 2016

    Can you tell us where you got the cute little fairy house that you used??? The whole thing is really cute!!! Love the stairs!!!!

    • Mary
      on Sep 15, 2017

      Check out Big lots now!! 90% off fairy garden items .40 to $1.00. Just got a load for 2 garden projects.
  • Eileen bu
    Eileen bu
    on Aug 20, 2016

    could you tell us the names of the little plants you used especially the very low growing moss like plant.

    • J&J Acres
      J&J Acres
      on Aug 22, 2016

      Hi Eileen, I'm sorry but I have no clue what those plants are. They are just things I found growing around our home in the wild!r

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  • Vicki A. Thames
    Vicki A. Thames
    on May 1, 2017

    This is a picture of my Broken Pot Gnome Garden. Made with Gnome Figurines and decorative pieces bought at Dollar General. I used Succulents plants bought at Lowe's.
  • Carol Cole
    Carol Cole
    on Feb 13, 2019

    I just love it, it is so cute.

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