Adorable Diorama Gardens Made Easy

Debra Lee Baldwin’s column in the LA Times features “ANNA GOESER’S process for creating the retro container gardens she calls Mojave bonsai.” She has a step by step procedure laid out for you to create adorable dioramas.

I’m telling you, it’s so easy, even you could try it out. And send me your photos of the finished product, please, since I’m too busy to try it myself right now. Maybe around the holidays…

Here’s an example of one of the steps, so you can see for yourself how easy it is.

4. Buy three to five small cactuses. Leaving them in their pots, arrange the cactuses as you like. To make the plants appear larger — as in a perspective drawing — position them toward the back of the scene you are creating, so there is ample foreground.

And I like this one too:

7. Position accessories to suggest a desert experience, such as a car trip.

Nice. The full article is here, and the instructions are here.

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