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Fiddlehead Jeremie


It has been huge in America for years and now miniature gardening looks set to take off in the UK – big time. And the great thing about this


trend is it appeals to young and old, to serious hobbyists and as a family activity that brings everyone together. And with winter almost upon us it’s a great way to keep customers ‘busy in the garden’. US brand, Jeremie


attracted plenty of attention at Autumn Fair after its initial launch at the NEC in the Spring. Managing director, Beverley Rice was manning the stand and delighted with the positive response. She said: “In the United


Also in the market, Fairyglass Ltd


has been appointed exclusive UK and Ireland distributor for the Fiddlehead range of garden products from Georgetown, USA. Ben Bisco, managing director of


Fairyglass said: “Miniature gardening, or fairy gardening is an established category in US retail and garden stores. Enthusiasts combine a range of mini plants, especially succulants and


“the great thing is everyone can get involved...”


States we have been making miniature gardens for more than 30 years using ordinary plants, herbs and in the last five or six years it has gradually become popular over here. “The great thing is the way


everyone can get involved and I have seen whole families quickly become absorbed in the project with grandfathers sometimes the most enthusiastic.”


ferns, with houses and accessories built to scale to create a fantasy world.” Beautiful, simple designs to make


the most of tiny flowers and plants are also available from Chive, operating since 2004.


Miniature Gardening 8 Giftware & Home Review November / December 2014


Chive


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