Monday, May 18, 2015

The Great Spring Staycation: Day 3

It's Victoria Day here in Canada, and I think most of my neighbors we're up late partying, because it was pretty darn quiet when I headed out to the yard to enjoy my breakfast (and Dave and I are by no means early birds) and get to re-potting some plants.
When I was up at Mom's she'd given me a piece of her Snake Plant, but it was only in a temporary container. And I wanted the pot from  Ella, my Elephant Ear plant, for something else.
That done... the fun really began. While I was buying roses, and berries and such, I'd also gathered up a few bits and bobs for a special project.
In that pile there are Hens and Chicks, Scotch Moss, Wooly Thyme, Brass Buttons (a miniature fern), Fire Spinner and some Alyssum.
 
I already had one broken terra cotta pot (it got knocked over in a wind storm) and it was short work to make Ella's old pot into something I could use.
About 10-15 minute later...
The first fairy garden was done! I have a little ceramic fairy who can make her home here - I just have to go dig her out.

The smaller one went even faster....
This one is for Mom. The little stone house is an aquarium ornament (my fish weren't using it anyway!)

Now... I need some more plants! And some more pots to break!

7 comments:

kathy b said...

You did an amazing job with the broken pots. Permission to copy you????/

Monika said...

I love what you did here! Looks lovely.

Araignee said...

You have missed your true calling. That is some brilliant plant witchery you have going on there.

Delusional Knitter said...

Very cool! Love it!

Nancy Kay said...

Love what you did with the broken pot, and the fairy garden is so sweet. Nice job with all the re-potting!

Rachelle said...

That is so cool, I think I need one too!
I don't do inside pot plants, we used to have a cat that would use them as toilets and then Ian would knock them over so I gave up. I'd love to have an African Violet again though so might try again now that we don't have Dennis the Menace and that Ian has grown up a bit.

WildflowerWool said...

You are having a productive vacation. Great containers!