If you want to create an enchanted space then one great way to achieve this is to make a fairy garden. Whether designing for old or young, an enchanted garden can provide a beautiful natural haven for both humans and wildlife!
Five Good Reasons to Make a Fairy Garden
How to Make a Fairy Garden
The first thing to think about is design. Much will depend on the size of your garden, but the key aspects are:
Inspiration for Making a Fairy Garden
You will probably have a vague idea of what your ideal garden should look like. Everyone is different – you might prefer the quaint flower fairies, or wish to go for a darker, Gothic version of Fairyland. Get inspiration from the fairies – draw ideas from fairy art, fantasy fashion, nature, and the wild places. Try a theme, such as the seashore or woods.
The hardest part of learning how to make a fairy garden is knowing where to start. Which flowers should I plant? Do I leave the grass partially wild, or completely wild? Once you know exactly what works, the rest is easy, and fun!
I had all sorts of questions when I first thought about making a fairy garden. But once I knew the secrets, it was easy! Now my garden is flourishing, and not only does it make a beautiful garden to look at, it also provides a magical place for my children to enjoy. Plus it helps fire their imagination and learn about the natural world too!