Fairies and other magical “wee folk” have long been fixtures in fables, myths and ancient folklore, in which these mystical beings have flitted across gardens. It is often said that they bring luck, prosperity, and good health to the chosen few whose garden they inhabit.
Apart from providing gardeners with fresh produce, planting and harvesting can be a rewarding and therapeutic past-time. To grow vegetables from seed does not necessarily require a garden. They can also be grown in a pot, planter box or basket. Ask staff at local nurseries for assistance if you need further guidance.
Green gardening practices can be easy to adopt and provide peace of mind that your efforts to harness Mother Nature are not inadvertently harmful.
Elements of green gardening include composting, gardening with native plants, eliminating invasive exotics, and creating wildlife habitats. These often work in tandem.