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Re: Miniature Garden

Postby kelly_m » Sep 15, 2012 9:11 pm

Exactly what I am thinking...scale is way off! Lol!

Maybe I should just put up a shed in the "wasteland" and put it by that! LOL

But then I don't need a shed.....lol

the raised garden idea might work......if I build it like a "model" garden.......hmmmmmm.......
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Re: Miniature Garden

Postby Eeyore » Sep 15, 2012 9:13 pm

You could do something like a "model train village" on a raised table on your deck.....
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Re: Miniature Garden

Postby Dumbo » Sep 15, 2012 9:37 pm

kelly_m wrote:Maybe I should just put up a shed in the "wasteland" and put it by that! LOL

But then I don't need a shed.....lol

A dog house. Get one of the kids to make it from scrap wood. Paint it all cheesy and there you have it! A mini house with a mini garden. Then you will need a mini pathway with a mini mailbox.

uhg, then you will have to shovel the mini-driveway for the mini-house. BUT, then you get to put mini lights for xmas.
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Re: Miniature Garden

Postby kelly_m » Sep 17, 2012 8:57 pm

Eeyore wrote:You could do something like a "model train village" on a raised table on your deck.....


That would require a deck......

Marc...I acftually thought something of the sort!! LOL

And christmas lights....great idea...and I could deck it out for halloween too.......you might have something.

but I may have to put a miniature alarm on it cause there's this guy with a dog......
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Re: Miniature Garden

Postby Dumbo » Sep 17, 2012 11:07 pm

kelly_m wrote:but I may have to put a miniature alarm on it cause there's this guy with a dog......

I wouldn't worry about it. That is, unless a sexy female dwarf moves in.
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Re: Miniature Garden

Postby kelly_m » Sep 18, 2012 11:41 am

I"ll make sure I put up my no sexy female dwarves sign!
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Re: Miniature Garden

Postby Dumbo » Sep 19, 2012 8:44 am

Leprechauns are hot!

So are there any pics of mini-gardens with dwarf flowers that you've seen on the net to give you idea's? Got links?
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Re: Miniature Garden

Postby OGrubber » Sep 19, 2012 11:59 am

Not really sure I understand how miniature you are wanting to go, Kelly.
Are we talking dwarf plants? in which case, a bit of screen fencing will go a long way in creating a "zone" within the scale of the rest of the gardens.
If you are talking tiny, then you could create a hanging garden using the framework of a wreath [from craft store], wire up the centre and pack the whole thing with spagnum and soil ...
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Re: Miniature Garden

Postby kelly_m » Sep 20, 2012 9:06 am

No, Marc....just something tha's been playing in my head as I've worked in the greenhouse...talking to people about small space gardening and seeing all the dwarf varieties now available....

Which leads me to Inge's question....Dwarf varieties...so essentially I could have a massive mini garden......
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Re: Miniature Garden

Postby OGrubber » Sep 20, 2012 9:20 am

kelly_m wrote:....Dwarf varieties...so essentially I could have a massive mini garden......

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