How do you protect the weather from a fairy garden?

In that case, I recommend doing the Mod Podge Outdoor as well as a sealer like Krylon UV Resistant Clear Coating. If the weather is pretty hard core in the winter like it is here, keep your garden underneath a protective cover (like on a porch).

How do you build a fairy garden pond?

What is the lowest maintenance garden?

1. To get a truly low maintenance garden, there’s one simple, but radical thing to do – limit the number of different plants you have. The fewer you have the lower the maintenance will be. Try to stick to between 5 and 10 varieties – think swathes of rudbeckias or sedums or lines of bamboo or tall grasses.

What are the easiest shrubs to grow?

  • Double Play® Gold Spiraea. Double Play® Gold spirea shines in the landscape from spring to fall with little to no pruning needed.
  • Gatsby Gal® Hydrangea. Native oakleaf hydrangeas like Gatsby Gal® are easy to grow in sun or part shade.
  • Oso Easy® Cherry Pie Rosa.
  • North Pole® Arborvitae.
  • Spilled Wine® Weigela.

What should I plant in front of bushes?

Some excellent low maintenance shrubs such as boxwood, wintercreeper, rhododendrons, and holly are all suitable foundation plants. These short, evergreen bushy plants keep their foliage all year. The plants grow in sun or partial shade. They are drought-tolerant and don’t grow too tall.

What are the 7 principles of landscape design?

The Seven Principles of Design
  • SIMPLICITY. Elements that do not provide improvement or impact on the design can be omitted.
  • VARIETY. Shape, size and form selections should be diverse in order to create visual interest.
  • BALANCE. Everything that is placed in a design will carry a certain visual weight with it.
  • EMPHASIS.
  • SEQUENCE.
  • SCALE / PROPORTION.
  • UNITY.

Which plants like coffee grounds?

While used coffee grounds are only slightly acidic, fresh (unbrewed) coffee grounds have more acid. Your acid-loving plants like hydrangeas, rhododendrons, azaleas, lily of the valley, blueberries, carrots, and radishes can get a boost from fresh grounds.

What can I plant next to my house foundation?

Trees Planted Near a Foundation
  1. Dogwood.
  2. Redbud.
  3. Japanese maple.
  4. Crepe myrtle.
  5. Star magnolia.

Can you plant hydrangeas next to House?

Plant Your Hydrangeas

After choosing the location for a hydrangea in front of the house or in another spot in the front yard, get ready for planting. Hydrangeas do best when they are planted while dormant, so choose the early spring before the weather warms up or the fall after the temperatures start to cool.

Should flower bed be higher than lawn?

The best way to make planting beds is to keep the soil at or below the original level. Beside the sidewalk it should be 3 inches below the level of the sidewalk so that mulch can be added. Being lower than the lawn grass also works better than being too high.