Growing Your Own World with Miniature Gardening

Miniature Garden with pond and trellis
Miniature Garden ponds are simply fun to work in to a pot or in the ground. After this shot was taken, we floated a leave on top of the surface – too cute! That’s a Blue Star Juniper on the left, the Compressa Juniper is to the right.

Growing Your Own World with Miniature Gardening

Miniature Gardening at the Sorticulture Garden Art Show
Miniature Gardening at the Sorticulture Garden Art Show.
Miniature Gardening at the Sorticulture Garden Art Show
Miniature Gardening at the Sorticulture Garden Art Show. Our annual exhibit that has become almost a tradition after 7 years.
Miniature Fairy House for the Miniature Garden
Miniature Fairy House for the Miniature Garden. That’s a wee pug sleeping on the bench.
Miniature Garden with a Miniature Gardener Tribute
Miniature Garden with a mini garden tribute: a wee chair, pots and bird on a pedestal. That’s a Jean Iseli Hinoki Cypress, with the New Zealand Brass Buttons on the left and Scottish Moss on the right. The big(ger) rosettes are Hens and Chicks.
Miniature Farm Garden with Chicken Coop and Vegetable Garden
Miniature Farm Garden with Chicken Coop and Vegetable Garden. Too much fun.
Miniature Farm Garden Tractor.
Miniature Farm Garden Tractor. The bumper sticker says, “Eat Dirt.” Customized by our Steve Calvo here at our studios.
Miniature Farm Garden with real miniature tomatoes called 'Tom Thumb'
Miniature Farm Garden with real miniature tomatoes called ‘Tom Thumb.’ The other vegetables are single Hen and Chicks lined up to look like cabbages. We’ll see how it grows together once we get it back from the show.
Miniature Farm Garden bird's eye view.
The blue tree in the upper left corner is a Squarrosa Intermedia Sawara Cypress that has been trained to look like a miniature orchard tree.
Miniature Garden in a trug - you can take it with you!
Miniature Garden in a trug is just too sweet of a combination! That lovely shrub on the left behind the bench is a Cis Korean Fir, the vine on the right is Pixie Clematis.
Miniature Garden with Fairy Bed
Miniature fairy beds are fun to decorate how you like. We used sheet moss for the mattress and reindeer moss for the pillows. That’s an artificial garland twirled up the canopy of the bed.
Fun with tiny miniature garden pots
Fun with tiny miniature garden pots. My friend and colleague, Christina Salwitz of the popular Personal Garden Coach blog has been influencing my containers as of late – including my miniature ones! (She’s linked below.)

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Find the plants and accessories at our Two Green Thumbs Miniature Garden Center here. We’re expecting more trees and shrubs in next week!

And visit the Personal Garden Coach blog for a TON of inspiration for your container gardens – full-size and in miniature here.

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6 thoughts on “Growing Your Own World with Miniature Gardening

  1. Wonderful worlds to dream in <|;-)

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  2. The Miniature farm is one of the many that are amazing! Still looking through the site and just so much to take in. your self designed ponds are genious.
    David

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  3. I am amazed at how well your sedums and succulents do in your damp Climate! With our Summer deluges mine have to be kept in the greenhouse or covered at some point!

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