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MUST grow some.  Mosquito grass (a.k.a. Lemon Grass) repels mosquitoes | the strong citrus odor drives mosquitoes away--very functional patio plant.

Mosquito Grass

Interesting:) Mosquito grass (a. Lemon Grass) repels mosquitoes the strong citrus odor drives mosquitoes away. In addition to being a very functional patio plant, Lemon Grass is used in cooking Asian Cuisine, adding a light lemony taste

For back fence...Limelight hydrangeas. They grow up to 8 ft tall, can grow in full sun or shade and can tolerate dry soil. Beautiful!

For back fence…Limelight hydrangeas. They grow up to 8 ft tall, can grow in full sun or shade and can tolerate dry soil. For back fence…Limelight hydrangeas. They grow…

Use rope lights as a bedding border. It’s waterproof and inexpensive!

Rope lighting in flower beds. This works perfect for lighting a walkway. I used the rope light holders that stick in the ground and cut off half the spike.

Container Flower Gardening Ideas. Lots of different flower combos...and they show you how to arrange the plants in your pot! So cool!

Container Flower Gardening Ideas: A = Creeping Jenny, B= Impatiens, C = Swallowtail Coleus: Container Flower Gardening Ideas: Creeping Jenny, Impatiens, Swallowtail Coleus .make sure the Creeping Jenny is potted as it can become invasive.

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Great idea for curb appeal. Make a plant tower and add your house number on the bottom pot. Great idea for curb appeal. Make a plant tower and add…

LIGHTED fairy garden - super cute but the lights really set it off (some construction details given)

LIGHTED fairy garden - super cute but the lights really set it off (some construction details given) use cheap solar lights

Plants for the fairy garden: Miniature Ivy

MINIATURE IVY The most wonderful little miniature garden plant. A miniature vine with puckered little oak-like leaves on long woody/wiry stems. New leaves are often flushed with bronze. Can be trained to grow up a trellis or arbor to amazing effect!

How to make a magical forest terranium: http://mrs-ferguson.blogspot.com/2012/02/magical-forest-in-jar.html

How to make a magical forest terrarium. Although, I think I'll skip the "magical forest" aspect.

Bring some #green into the house even in the #winter with this cute mini teacup #garden

Teacup Mini Gardens Ideas to create your own Mini Fairy Terrarium Gardens with these miniature terrarium gardens, small water gardens, or combine the both.

Fairy Garden in an old rusty wagon! They'd wreck this right away and drag all the pieces across the yard, but in a perfect world, this would be so cute.

Mini Garden in an old rusty wagon! They'd wreck this right away and drag all the pieces across the yard, but in a perfect world, this would be so cute.

bluebirds and morning glories

Bluebirds and blue morning glories. What is more beautiful? Glad I found morning glories that bloom all day.

English Rose

William Morris' David Austin Old English Rose. English roses are a group of roses introduced in 1969 by the English rose hybridizer David Austin. They have the full flower form and fragrance of old roses but bloom repeatedly and come in more colors.

teacup fairy garden -- great Mother's Day gift!

Clever Chicks Blog Hop #35 & Brinsea EcoGlow 20 Brooder Giveaway!

Fairy Tale- Tea cup garden- We used miniature mason jars, tiny plants, and itty bitty plastic animals, army men, and weapons to create tiny fairy gardens/ terrariums. They turned out very cute.

Metal pot looks pretty good when aged; site has many pics of minis

A Little Space Of Your Own: Creating Miniature Gardens

Thought Scarlett might like to make a fairy garden at your allotment . Metal pot looks pretty good when aged; site has many pics of minis