In today’s busy world, a big garden with a high maintenance lawn and care demanding plants would be such a nightmare. Coming back from work after a busy day, it would be a challenge to maintain your garden. But who doesn’t love a little greenery. Mini mindfulness garden is your solution. It is highly customisable. You don’t have to water the plants daily nor have to give them continuous exposure to sunlight. In other words you can keep them inside your home or on your worktable.It consists of succulents that doesn’t demand sunlight and water regularly. You can also add your toy animals, pebbles and colours to make it extra interesting. Sounds cool, isn’t it?
HISTORY OF MINDFULNESS GARDEN
They were inspired from Japanese rock gardens or Zen garden. Zen gardens or rock gardens cause a soothing, calm feeling. That is why it is connected to Buddhism. It helps people to meditate especially by creating patterns of sand and rock. Mini mindfulness garden as the name suggests is the miniature form of the rock garden especially for those who need low maintenance easy to make DIY gardens.
LET US MAKE ONE NOW!
2.gel colour(preferably pastel)
4.Succulents plants like Crassula Ovata (Jade),Echeveria,Sempervivum,
7.Large plastic or glass bowl
1. In your bowl add in a layer of pebbles.
2. Next add a generous layer of activated charcoal.
3. On top of this layer add potting soil.
4. Now carefully plant your succulents.
5. Now take the sand and dye it with colours of your choice(Just pour it in a ziplock cover and put a few drops of liquid gel colour and give it a good shake. Now layer sand.
6. Now add more pebbles and your favourite toys.
1. Water the succulents once in a week or as recommended for the plant variety.
2. Put it outside under the sun for about 10 minutes once in a week or a couple of weeks.
1. Firstly you can customise the design of your mini mindfulness garden
2. Secondly you can make ocean themed, forest themed or dessert themed mini mindfulness gardens.
3. Thirdly if you can’t find succulents you can also use plants like aloe vera.
4. At Last you can make it an activity for children to make their own mini mindfulness garden. You can give them felt sheets to make the plants instead of using real plants.