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Fairy Gardens are all the rage right now and it’s obvious why.

Not only are DIY Fairy Gardens adorable, but they are also so much fun to create and provide a certain element of whimsy to any garden.

Fairy Gardens are a fun way to spend time together as a family creating something beautiful and magical.

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There are many plants that boast smaller flowers and leaves that can suit a fairy garden well. There are a few plants, however, that hit the mark perfectly when it comes to mimicking the look of a larger scale plant.

When deciding to create a fairy garden, take the time to do some research on the plants you will choose.  Take into consideration where you live, what plants are available in your area, and whether you will be planting inside, outside, in the sun or the shade.

Once you have decided on the location you will be creating your fairy garden, you will then need to start looking at different plants and their attributes.

It is very important that you take your time and don’t get overwhelmed. There are many different plants to choose from but you want to make sure you are making educated decisions for your garden.

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20 Best Plants for a Fairy Garden

  1. Jean’s Dilly – Dwarf Alberta Spruce
  2. Just Dandy- Hinoki Cypress
  3. Slowmound Mugo Pine
  4. Sky Pencil Japanese Holly
  5. Miniature Common Juniper
  6. Platt’s Black Brass Buttons
  7. Small Hens & Chicks
  8. Miniature Daisies
  9. Cranesbill
  10. Irish Moss
  11. Silver Sprinkles
  12. Polka Dot Plant
  13. Weeping Fig
  14. Spikemoss
  15. Golden Japanese Stonecrop
  16. Rhodohypoxis baurii
  17. Baby Tears
  18. Corsican Mint
  19. Dwarf Mondo Grass
  20. Prune Bush Thyme

Choosing the right plants for your Fairy Garden can seem difficult but it doesn’t have to be. Don’t get overwhelmed. Take your time planning out the plants you will add to your fairy garden and you will be very happy with the results.

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