Miniature Garden

Feel like a giant by getting the kids to create their very own Miniature Garden.
Our Step-by-Step is as easy as 1 ... 2 ... 3!

What you'll need:

  • Shady 1m x 1m spot in the garden
  • Rocks and sticks
  • Shade-loving plants – Check what your nearest accredited garden centre has available
  • Garden moss
  • Compost
  • Spade
  • Scissors
  • Watering can
  • Plastic toy animals or dolls

Step 1: 

Pick a shady spot in the garden. Roughly 1m squared.

Step 2: 

Time to get your hands dirty!
Get the kids to dig up the soil and mix in some compost.

Step 3: 

Let the inner Landscaper shine!
Plan your garden before you start digging. Position your plants with the tallest ones towards the back.

Step 4:

Dig the holes for your shade loving plants and place them into the holes. (Don’t forget to remove the plastic planter bags)

Step 5:

Moisten the garden moss and spread it around your miniature garden in between all your plants.

Step 6:

Water your miniature garden with a watering can.

Step 7:

Mark the edges of your garden with a tiny wall made of rocks and sticks.
You can even use stones to make paths.

Step 8:

Use the dolls and toy animals as inhabitants of your exciting new miniature garden.
The kids will have hours of fun playing in this outdoor miniature world!

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