Tuesday, June 26, 2012

The Forgotten Garden


Do you have a corner of your garden
that tends to get neglected?



I have a little nook in the corner of our house
that seems to get forgotten about every single year.
It has potential so I said to myself
that this would be the year it would not be neglected.


So I went out and cleaned out all the weeds.
As you can see the one section wasn't left with much greenery.
I dumped in bags of good black earth and compost.



And gave this little garden a name.
Once something has a name it suddenly isn't forgotten anymore :)


Once I started talking about what I wanted to do with this little space
everyone got in on helping create it.


The little elf I found at an estate sale.


This mushroom I made way back when
when I was still in Junior High School.
My mom had kept it all these years
and when she heard about the garden
she thought that is where it belonged.


The cute little frog is a sprinkler
that my son gave to me many years ago for Mother's Day.


This little house I found at a thrift store.
I love the little butterflies dangling from the roof.


And this little fairy my daughter donated from her room.


The Tiger Lilies are just beginning to bloom
adding some vibrant color to this little corner.


I also added some African Daisies
hoping they will add some more color
as the summer progresses.


And this pretty pink Baby's Breath.


Even though my little garden is called the Forgotten Garden
it is no longer forgotten.


~Finding the amazing in the simple~
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19 comments:

  1. You won't forget about it anymore! It looks great. I love this sweet fairy garden!

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  2. Love your "forgotten garden," especially the tiger lilies.

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  3. I love giving it a name...it is beautiful now. I love seeing what others do in their gardens. It gives me so many ideas.
    ~betty

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  4. Hi, Your forgotten garden will never be forgotten again, especially with that cute little fairy living there. I also like that cucumber recipe, will be trying it soon.
    I'm happy that you like my water bottle bags. I think that my granddaughters will enjoy carrying them this summer and hopefully will drink more water, too. Have a great day and thanks for stopping by. I adore company :)

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  5. What a cute little garden area you've created.

    Yes I had a corner that I just hadn't gotten to in over a year. Fortunately my husband cleared it out for me a few weeks ago so now I just have to decide what I want to do with it.

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  6. It looks like the forgotten garden has become a fairy garden! So pretty now.

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  7. I love the name "Forgotten Garden" I got a huge giggle! It looks beautiful now!

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  8. Cute fairy garden, I love it! Jean

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  9. Thanks everyone for your wonderful comments. My forgotten garden has become one of my favorites places :)

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  10. Your "forgotten garden" is so cute, I have a few areas like that, I may have to borrow your idea!Thanks for sharing.
    Nancy

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  11. Alana,
    I love your little garden makeover! All the little goodies in there.

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  12. Hi Alana, your little garden will no longer be forgotten. I love all of your fun miniatures. The mushroom is such a cute reminder of your younger days.
    Hugs,
    Jann

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  13. Thank you so much for your wonderful comments!

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  14. It turned out so sweet! Everyones contributions make it so special♥
    *hugs*deb

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  15. Thanks Deb! They do make it more special :)

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  16. This is so cute / love that you named it to start with and then it became remembered again :) Like the little miniature pieces; so creative!

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  17. i love that it is no longer forgotten! so pretty now....thanks for sharing over here at this weeks garden party! xoxo, tracie

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