What to do with a broken pot? Do not rush it out, offer an interesting idea how to give a second life to ceramic products and create a miniature garden in a broken pot! Mini gardening does not lose its relevance and is quite popular among both summer residents and urban residents. Small gardens for fairies and dwarfs look beautiful in the garden, on the flowerbed in the courtyard, on the balcony or the windowsill of the apartment, and delight not only in children, but also in adults. Broken flower pot gives an opportunitycreate multi-level plant compositions using toy furniture, houses, fences, garden inhabitants and other decorative elements. From several pots you can create a whole magical kingdom, inhabited by fairy-tale creatures! And it is recommended to involve children in the creation of a mini landscape garden.
How to make a miniature garden in a broken pot
In order to create a mini garden, you will need:
- one or more broken ceramic pots;
- stones for decoration and drainage;
- plants (moss, succulents, cacti and others);
- different objects for decoration.
Prepare a pot. You can take a whole ceramic pot and, if you do not mind, remove a piece of wall with a hammer. With the same hammer, it is possible to break the shard into small pieces for decoration (for example, to create a ladder). Pour small stones on the bottom of the pot for drainage, then ground. Fragments of ceramics lay in tiers to the ground, forming the relief of the future fairy garden. Then we plant plants, install houses and other decor elements.
Plants for a miniature garden in a broken pot
Usually, miniature gardens in a pot makethematic, for example, a rocky desert, an alpine slide, a tropical forest. Depending on the chosen theme, you can use different plants for compositions - cacti and succulents, deciduous and flowering species, grasses and moss. It is advisable to select plants with very low growth rates to preserve the appearance of the landscape. In addition, pick plants that are unpretentious in care. A garden of succulent species can live in a broken ceramic pot for up to 8 years, while, in addition to the rather rare watering, they do not need special care. Plants in the garden should not be very much, the main thing in the composition is the landscape and details. An excellent choice will be pahifitum, havortiya, nertera, sedum, euphorbia, redsula, gelksina, gasteria, molodilo, spurge, saxifrage, pygmy cypresses, spruce, juniper, sphagnum moss and much more. First, think over where the garden will be located, from which side the light will fall, and with which - to open the view of the composition. For a shady flowerbed in the garden, choose deciduous species, and for a dry and sunny balcony - plants of deserts.