Pot up a minis­cape

If you think big, but go lit­tle, you can gar­den on a grand scale in a small space!

Better Homes and Gardens (Australia) - - Festive Flashback -

you can cre­ate any self­con­tained scene you can dream in a few sim­ple steps. All you need to land­scape in minia­ture are plants, peb­bles and fig­urines. And when it comes to the planter, any­thing goes – shal­low bowls, metal laun­dry tubs, even suit­cases!

1 Choose plants that will thrive in your area and give them the right po­si­tion and water. 2 Make a moun­tain scene with rocky cliff faces and shade-happy plants such as palms and ferns. 3, 4 A whole new world in minia­ture needs paths, doors, bridges, an­i­mals and more. Love the suit­case idea? Just wa­ter­proof, line with plas­tic, then add drainage holes!

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