Are Gnomes Invisible?

When a Gnome spots another human or even an animal they consider to be unwanted, the gnome’s location is quickly hidden by their cap. The large mushroom-like clouds that can usually only be seen from above serve as perfect camouflage for those who stand still...

Where did Gnomes Originate?

The garden gnome, as we know it, originated in Germany. Gnomes are thought to have first be seen in the United Kingdom after Sir Charles Isham had been on a trip to Germany and brought 21 terra-cotta figures back. These figures were known as Gartenzwerg in Germany...

The Truth About Gnomes

Gnomes have rather an interesting origin story. Gnome-like figures were originally seen in Germany in the 1800s and these terracotta gnome figures were taken from there to the United Kingdom in the mid-1800s by Sir Charles Isham who used them in his garden. Word of...

Why are Gnomes Called Gonks?

The creature that looks so much like Santa was not originally a Christmas icon. Gonks are inspired by gnomes and hobgoblins found in Scandinavian mythology, who would make their home near farms where they could find food for future generations among livestock or other...

Do Gnomes Protect Your Home?

The gnome is a creature from Germanic folk tales that has been depicted as good luck charm and helps around the house. They are said to live in barn rafters, watching over their owner’s animals as well crops or garden produce. What do gnomes protect you from?...

What is the Purpose of Garden Gnomes?

The purpose of garden gnomes is to bring good luck and protect buried treasure hidden away in their owner’s yards. Originally these people were thought of protecting precious minerals that lay beneath our feet like gold ore or silver coins; nowadays you can find...