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Fairy Garden Handbook
by Liza Gardner Walsh Details
The popularity of fairies and fairy houses has soared, as has the growing movement to get children interested in outdoor activities such as gardening. This new how-to book for parents and kids combines the best of both worlds. It includes basic information for beginning gardeners, such as soil preparation, planting, and watering, then branches into appropriate categories for every fairy gardener.
Fairy Gardening : Creating Your Own Magical Miniature Garden
by Julie Bawden-Davis Details
Fairy gardens are enjoying an astonishing surge in popularity and now you can begin making your own enchanting miniature landscapes, complete with pint-sized accessories, diminutive plants, and quaint fairy figures. Learn how to design, plant, accessorize, and care for your very own small corner of the world by following seven simple steps, including choosing the perfect container, planting luxurious pint-sized plants, decorating with properly scaled accessories, and telling a story through the delicate fairies you choose to inhabit your magical wonderland.
Gardening in Miniature : Create Your Own Tiny Living World
by Janit Calvo Details
Get ready to journey into the huge world of growing small! The next garden trend combines the joy of gardening with the magic of miniatures. "Gardening in Miniature" is a complete guide to creating lush, living, small-scale gardens. It has everything you need to pick up this new hobby, including scaled down garden designs, miniature garden care and maintenance, tips on choosing containers, how to buy the right plants, and where to find life-like accessories.
Miniature Gardens : Design and Create Miniature Fairy Gardens, Dish Gardens, Terrariums and More--Indoors and Out
by Katie Elzer-Peters Details
A delightful and endlessly creative new trend is sweeping the gardening world: miniature gardening! Once you've learned how to design, create, and grow tiny plant combinations successfully, you'll be able to let your creativity loose indoors and out. In "Miniature Gardens," gardening expert Katie Elzer-Peters demonstrates the latest in plant options and designs through color photography and Do-It-Yourself advice.
Succulent Container Gardens : Design Eye-Catching Displays with 350 Easy-Care Plants
by Debra Lee. Baldwin Details
With their colorful leaves, sculptural shapes, and simple care, succulents are beautiful yet forgiving plants for pots. If grown in containers, these dry-climate jewels -- which include but are not limited to cacti -- can be brought indoors in winter and so can thrive anywhere in the world.
Tabletop Gardens : Create 40 Intimate Gardens for the Home, No Matter What the Season
by Rosemary. McCreary Details
Indoor plants bring living warmth to any interior d├ęcor. Arrange them in beautiful containers, root them creatively in varied textural beds, and enjoy the stunning results. Author Rosemary McCreary has designed 40 dazzling tabletop gardens to inspire the indoor green thumb year-round -- gardens that enhance the home with more drama than potted houseplants and greater durability than cut flowers.
Teeny Tiny Gardening : 35 Step-By-Step Projects and Inspirational Ideas for Gardening in Tiny Spaces
by Emma Hardy Details
Teeny Tiny Gardening is horticulture on the smallest of scales. No matter how tiny your space - indoor or outdoor, garden, yard, balcony or even just a windowsill or tabletop - here you will find original, fun and inspiring ideas. These 35 projects range from an elegant fern terrarium and a scented spring bulb basket to colorful woven bags and hessian sacks filled with cheerful summer blooms.
Terrarium Craft : Create 50 Magical, Miniature Worlds
by Amy. Bryant Aiello Details
A terrarium is nothing less than a miniature world -- one that you can create yourself. It might be a tiny rainforest, with lush foliage and bright tropical flowers. Or a desert, with strange succulents planted among colorful stones. Or a Victorian fernery. Or a minimalist composition with a single, perfect plant.
Terrariums Reimagined : Mini Worlds Made in Creative Containers
by Kat. Geiger Details
Add style, nature, and a touch of whimsy to your home with one-of-a-kind terrariums. Learn to design mini gardens in glass, stylish showpieces in unique containers, whether you are a novice or an expert.
Updated 04/06/2015
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