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The Best Ever Step-by-step Kid's First Gardening: Fantastic Gardening Ideas for 5-12 Year Olds, from Growing Fruit and Vegetables and Fun with Flowers to Wildlife Gardening and Craft Projects

By: Jenny Hendy(Author)

256 pages, 1200+ colour photos


Paperback | Apr 2014 | #212898 | ISBN-13: 9781780193045
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The Best Ever Step-by-step Kid's First Gardening offers fantastic gardening ideas for 5-12 year olds, from growing fruit and vegetables and fun with flowers to wildlife gardening and craft projects. It includes 120 fabulous projects, with easy-to-follow step-by-step instructions and more than 1200 stunning photographs to help children learn all about how plants grow. It includes topics ranging from edible treats and flower power to handicrafts, wildlife gardening and indoor ideas, as well as a useful directory of the most popular garden plants. It is the winner of the prestigious Garden Media Guild Practical Book of the Year Award.

Getting your hands dirty and growing your own fruit, vegetables, herbs and flowers in the garden is great fun. From flowering wellies, grotesque gourds and bird baths to wind chimes, butterfly pots and grass head men, there is a huge range of exciting projects that you can do in and out of the garden, whatever the weather. The Best Ever Step-by-step Kid's First Gardening contains chapters covering everyday techniques, fruit and vegetables, craft projects, wildlife gardening and indoor gardening, plus a directory of plant profiles. Clear instructions and beautiful photographs make following the projects easy, while tips and growing ideas provide inspiration and encourage experimentation.

Age Level: 5 to 10 years

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Jenny Hendy is an internationally published gardening author, lecturer and radio broadcaster. She also works with school children, helping to run creative gardening and nature workshops and after-school clubs.

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