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Green Garden for St Patrick's Day

Posted by Kathryn Newman on Mar 17th 2022

Green Garden for St Patrick's Day
Kick off your boots and enjoy a pint in the garden. Green gardens don't have to be boring - use a variety of textures to keep things interesting. Long crinkly fern fronds contrast nicely with the broad rounded leaves of the creeping fig. The texture becomes even more fine when looking at the tiny moss fibers. The long tan bench stands out as the focal point not only for its color, but also for its broad smooth surface and straight lines. Can't take your eyes off the beer?  Its deep yellow c
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Happy Valentine's Day!

Posted by Kathryn Newman on Feb 14th 2022

Decorate your terrariums, miniature landscapes and fairy gardens for Valentine's Day! Add a touch of red with a new watering can or a set of red and white polka dot mushrooms. A natural grapevine heart wreath can be painted red or pink for extra pop of color. A "Love Grows" garden flag is great for the holiday and the sentiment applies year round.

Gift Certificates

Posted by Kathryn Newman on May 7th 2019

Gift Certificates
Share the fun of miniature gardening with Mom!  Gift certificates are available here:  https://miniaturegardenshoppe.com/giftcertificates.php or by clicking the tab at the top of the page.  She can create her own garden, pick out her favorite plants or shop for a few new accessories.  A great gift idea for the mom or grandma who loves to garden!  The garden shown here, in the 9" Round Tin Planter, features a Pilea microphylla 'Variegata' (tree) and the Pixie Bistro
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Happy Easter Everybunny!

Posted by Kathryn Newman on Apr 20th 2019

Happy Easter Everybunny!
Such fun to decorate for the holidays.  Strong colors can be difficult to work with.  They often dominate a scene an make other colors bland in comparison.  I like to balance a bold color with white pieces.  Pure white can be just as strong as the hottest pink or deepest blue.  Gardeners are lucky in that the deep greens and bright chartreuse colors of foliage plants will naturally tame and blend louder colors nearby.  Repeating the subject bold color and adding oth
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Spring Style Special

Posted by Kathryn Newman on Apr 10th 2019

Spring Style Special
Now through the end of April, enjoy 20% off all accessories and furniture at the Miniature Garden Shoppe.  Use coupon code   SpringStyle2019   at checkout with your $30 purchase.  Enhance your miniature garden with a new set of tools, pair of boots, and a magazine.  Or try out a whole new style in you fairy garden with a new Bamboo Furniture set or pretty Victorian Patio Dining Set.  Now is your chance to save!
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