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Gardening for Kids: 35 nature activities to sow, grow, and make (Hardcover)
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Pass on a love of gardening and nature to children with these 35 fun and rewarding outdoor and indoor projects.
Gardening for Kids is full of inspirational ideas to get your kids excited about nature. Dawn Isaac shows you how to sow a wheelbarrow vegetable garden, make cress caterpillars, build an insect hotel, or plant a sunflower alley in your own backyard, using everyday objects and recycled junk. There are chapters on creative containers, from teapots to rainboots, windowsill gardening of foods such as cress and beans, and beautiful nature crafts that can be made indoors. Whether your outdoor space is big or small, or just a balcony or even a window ledge, these fun and creative ideas will keep your kids entertained—and learning about gardening—all year round.
About the Author
A Chelsea Flower Show award-winning garden designer, Dawn Isaac is passionate about passing on a love of horticulture to children. She writes on family gardening and garden design for the Royal Horticultural Society and the Guardian. Her gardening exploits with children are shown on Instagram (dawnisaacinsta) and Twitter @DawnIsaac. Dawn has also spoken on family gardening issues at both Gardener's Word Live and the Ideal Home Show. Dawn lives in Cambridgeshire, UK.