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Paula and Lute Simley at the entrance to the enchanted forest. Below photos: A fairy village lines the way. Two white goats are among the colorful, metal animals. Submitted photos

A visit to an enchanted forest of West Fargo home

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Miniature fairy gardens are all the rage these days. However, Luther and Paula Simley have created a full size fairy garden at their West Fargo home.


The Simleys built their beautiful home in 1997 on a lot that was thick with trees. They kept as many as possible and left a natural wood strip 40 feet wide by 100 feet long between their home and the neighbor to the west. Their backyard is large so they did not want more grass.

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