The nitty-gritty gardening book : fun projects for all seasons
|Format:||Print Book 2015|
|Availability:||Available at 10 Libraries 10 of 15 copies|
Grow your own fruits, vegetables, and flowers! Become a gardener in any season with these fun and easy projects. You don't even need a garden space--many of these activities can be done by planting in containers to set on a porch or a patio or even in a window. Try your hand at growing potatoes and strawberries. Plant bright flowers that attract butterflies, birds, and bees. Learn how to get daffodils to bloom in the winter! You can even make your own compost. Colorful photographs and simple step-by-step drawings make each project easy to follow for gardening success. Ready to get your hands dirty and your garden growing?
ContentsSpring. Start your own seeds ; Build a sweet pea or pole bean tent ; Grow a sack of potatoes
Summer. Plant a strawberry basket ; Make a birds and bees garden ; Create a hanging garden
Autumn. Force a pot of daffodils ; Create an herb window box ; Make a compost bin
Winter. Build a terrarium in a jar ; Grow an avocado plant from seed ; Grow your own mini salad.
Published ReviewsBooklist Review: "
-- Juvenile literature.
Gardening for children.
|Publisher|| Minneapolis, MN :Millbrook Press,2015
48 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 24 cm
Includes bibliographical references (page 46) and index.