Gardening With ChildrenBook - 1998
Offers advice on selecting plants, planning a garden layout, preparing the soil, and planting and tending a garden, and suggests theme gardens and family projects
Ingram Book Company
This splendid, full-color book offers innovative and creative ways to start a family garden in which children can work and dream and feel accomplished, without allowing them to be overwhelmed by too much responsibility. 100 color photos.
Ingram Publishing Services
Involving children in gardening activities can be rewarding for both the adults and the children. This splendid, full-color book is devoted to creating an adult-centered garden that includes and celebrates children's efforts in the garden. Beth Richardson offers innovative and creative ways to start a family garden in which children can work and dream and feel accomplished -- and have some fun, too. Her approach is aimed at having children help without allowing them to feel overwhelmed by the responsibility for a whole garden. This book will help parents as they instruct their children on the basic processes that support life. The projects are accessible and fun for today's busy families.
-- For anyone who enjoys parenting and gardening.
-- A practical guide to family gardening.
-- Projects and recipes take children's tastes into consideration without sacrificing the food and design preferences of adults.
-- Introduces children to many cultures through food.
-- Includes theme gardens for those interested in gardening on a smaller scale.