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Do-It-Yourself Garden Tips and Ideas

Do you want a green area but don’t have enough space? You can always create mini gardens at home. What are they? These are small green areas, which you can build in a few simple steps; the important thing is to have a minimum of manual skills and a bit of imagination. Miniature DIY gardens can be built with simple glass containers, or, using disused stones, jars or vases and cups.

Mini gardens to be created on the balcony or in a maxi garden, to embellish some corners that are likely to remain neglected, perhaps because out of hand. Mini gardens also in the house or on the streets of a city that wants to be more beautiful for those who live there and for those who visit it as a tourist. There are small gardens for all tastes, they are miniature gardens but no less interesting and important for the “green” contribution they give. To make sure that there is everything we want, even if the garden is mini, you can use a garden design software.

It is not at all difficult to create a mini garden with your own hands and according to your tastes, on the contrary, it is a relaxing and also creative pastime, also great to spend some time with children and grandchildren, if it happens. What we can use is a vase of flowers, not too big, a climbing plant, including a stick to support it, some support logs, paper, even thick, scissors and cutter, hot glue and many small plants.

Mixing these ingredients and adding accessories that we like to have in our mini garden, we will get a small magic green corner, equipped with the right gardening tools and with ideas to create modern gardens of design in scale.

They also call them Fairy Garden, the mini gardens, if green, but can be zen and usually, in this case, are more than anything else composed of sand, rocks, shells, water.

However, they are of unparalleled beauty. The mini zen gardens are suitable, for instance, in those houses where there is a favourable microclimate for other plants, or in garden corners where the sun never shines. Or, on the desk of an office, as they relax when just seeing them.

Mini indoor garden

As mentioned, you can very well create and accommodate mini gardens within the home and without any inconvenience. You just have to understand which plants to insert and how to make sure that these green corners do not create disorder or dirt. If we don’t know where to start, then we can count on the set for indoor mini garden available at 31 euros on Amazon.

Japanese mini gardens

The Japanese mini garden is one of the most difficult to compose and maintain but it is actually one of the most fascinating. And it furnishes every environment, even if sophisticated. We can use pots, small plants, sand and stones and then have fun with other elements taking inspiration from the rules that apply in Japanese gardens not mini. Which I told in the article dedicated to the Japanese garden. So we will get similar, but also suitable for those who only have a terrace.

Mini gardens succulent plants

Mini gardens with succulent plants are the most common because they are easy to keep and think about. And then, the succulent plants have charm, many bloom in a colorful way, adapt to the interior as to the gardens and forgive the distracted who do not care obsessively.

Mini garden table

Why don’t you put up mini gardens instead of the usual table centerpieces? If they are well packaged, so that they do not become dirty, they can be placed as furnishing objects on the table as well as in a piece of furniture. In this case it is better to focus on succulent plants or moss instead of ivy and dwarf trees, or opt for zen solutions with stones and sand.

Mini bonsai gardens

Those with bonsai are mini gardens for experts, they are beautiful but it is not at all trivial to create and maintain them vigorous. But if we are able to take care of them, we can think of making them in the shape of an enchanted village with a cottage, or inside a vase semi broken, or pretending it is a village of gnomes.

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