One Word Photo Challenge: Turquoise in a Fairy Garden

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Forest Lane Botanicals in York County, Virginia, carries a number of dwarf hostas and other tiny plants.

Owners Wendy and Alan Wubbels have highlighted these miniature plants in a number of interesting ways.

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My favorite is their fairy garden. Fairy Gardens combine dwarf and low growing plants with all sorts of found materials to create whimsical, magical little landscape.

I think of these as horticultural dollhouses, designed to please the Fairy People.

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Turquoise is such a natural color to use in these little gardens.  Here it beautifully accents and enchants.

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Photos by Woodland Gnome 2014

 

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With Appreciation to Jennifer Nichole Wells and her One Word Photo Challenge:  Turquoise

 

 

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Lifelong teacher and gardener.

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