We made this garden feel like one of our favorite places. It is our grandma’s house with pets running around and clothes drying on the line. This Magic Garden has a small-town feel with an American flag. When recreating a place you know and love, use elements from the place or just be creative about what is there. The Magic Garden does not need to be an exact replica of the location, rather a fun reminder of a place that you love. This can also be a beautiful way to remember family members that have passed.
A Magic Basket, is a collection of extra fun that kids can take into their Magic Gardens. It can be bark, rocks, pinecones and toys - the sky is the limit. For this garden, here are a few other ideas:
Grandma and grandpa, parents, grandkids, pets, water feature, furniture, anything they enjoy doing
Make It Just Like Your Grandmas
Making the Magic Garden your own is simple. Think about what things make your Grandma’s house so special to visit, or what things remind you of your grandparents. Here are some ideas to get your started.
1Reminders: Grandma always hung clothes to dry outside, we loved to play “clothes” as the wind blew. What reminds you of your grandma’s place?
2Play: My grandma gave me a doll house – we played for hours. What did you like to do with your grandma that was really fun?
3Pets: Our grandma had a bird that sang. Does your grandma have a pet, or are there animals or birds always in her yard to include?