wikiHow to Create a Dish Garden

Dish gardens are little miniature gardens, similar to bonsai, however they usually include miniature scenes as well as small plants. Read on to learn how to create your own dish garden.

Steps

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    Fill the dish with a half inch layer of sand or small brick pieces.
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    Add a layer of pot mixture or moss.
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    Plant the dwarf plants.
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    Place the dolls, pebbles and moss sticks. They are used to create a miniature swing in the picture above.
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    Water sparsely.
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    Finished.

Tips

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Things You'll Need

  • 6–8 inch (15.2–20.3 cm) solid bottom glass dish
  • Indoor dwarf plants
  • Pot mixture
  • Sand or small brick pieces
  • Moss
  • Pebbles
  • Small dolls
  • 2–3 inch (5.1–7.6 cm) moss sticks (small stick covered with moss and tied with thread)

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Categories: Gardening