Miniature Gardens


Create an imaginative, miniature garden! Enter a world where tiny plants become tall trees, and natural materials are imaginatively transformed into landscape decor. A great family activity for all ages!

 

Things You'll Need:

 

__ Container

 

__ Potting Soil

 

__ Tiny Plants

 

__ Furniture & Decor

 

__ Pebbles or Mulch

 


Step 1: Prepare Container

 

Fill container with potting soil. Be sure your container has a hole at the base to provide proper drainage for the plants. 

 

Step 2: Plant the Landscape

 

Follow each plant's tag instructions, and plant accordinly TIP: Before removing each plant from it's plastic container, try arranging them within the larger container to decide what layout will best work for your miniature garden. Be sure to consider the placement of any furniture and decor within your design. After you've made the final decisions on placement, remove each plant from its plastic container. Gently break up the root ball, then place within the soil. Make sure the top of the root ball is level with the top of the soil. After all materials have been planted, water your container.

 

Step 3: Add Furniture and Decor

 

Get creative and build your backyard! Miniature chairs, tables, and decor can be found in the Home Decor department at any of our 3 locations. You can also use small twigs, sticks, pebbles, moss and more to create furniture, walkways, & beds. Other ideas to consider include miniature reflecting ponds, picnic areas, lawn ornaments, and more!  Use your imagination while creating your miniature garden! The possibilites are endless!