Teeny Tiny Gardening

35 step-by-step projects and inspirational ideas for gardening in tiny spaces

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Author: Emma Hardy

Publisher: Ryland Peters & Small

ISBN: 1782492968

Category: Gardening

Page: 144

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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. The 35 projects range from an elegant fern terrarium and a scented spring bulb basket to colourful woven bags and hessian sacks filled with cheerful summer blooms. There are edible gardens, including fruit bushes planted in catering-sized kitchen pans and a vertical garden of herbs grown on a wooden stepladder. You will find lots of ideas for using recycled and salvaged containers, such as a metal bathtub filled with vegetable plants, metal food tins used for an indoor garden of wildflowers and a stack of wooden drawers filled with trailing plants. And at the teeniest end of the scale, there are even miniature tabletop gardens created in eggshells and bottle tops! Children can learn basic gardening skills, too, by following the step-by-step photos to make their own magical fairy garden or a mysterious dinosaur den. Whether you are looking for ideas for all-year foliage or for a summer display of flowers, wanting to grow your own veggies and herbs, or needing to revamp your balcony, Teeny Tiny Gardening will provide you with all the inspiration and practical knowledge you need.

Early Childhood Themes Through the Year

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Author: Debbie Thompson,Darlene Hardwick,Theresa Wright

Publisher: Teacher Created Resources

ISBN: 155734146X

Category: Education

Page: 400

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Each of 36 weekly themes is accompanied by a list of materials, patterns, activities, and more.

How to Get Kids Offline, Outdoors, and Connecting with Nature

200+ Creative activities to encourage self-esteem, mindfulness, and wellbeing

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Author: Bonnie Thomas

Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers

ISBN: 0857008536

Category: Psychology

Page: 272

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Full of ideas, activities and exercises, this book provides imaginative ways to inspire young people to put down the computer games, disconnect from social media, and spend more time away from a screen. In an increasingly electronic world, creating enthusiasm for the great outdoors can seem an impossible task. Yet, the benefits of nature are endless, and they extend further than just improving physical health; being in natural surroundings is also an effective way to boost imagination, creativity and overall wellbeing. In whatever capacity you work or care for children and young people, this book will help you motivate them to reboot their connection with nature and become healthier for it. Addressing how nature-based activities can be used for improved mental health, this book will be an invaluable addition to the library of any professional who works with young people including counselors, educators, youth group workers, social workers, and childcare providers. It is also a useful resource for parents.

RHS Miniature Garden Grower

Terrariums & Other Tiny Gardens to Grow Indoors & Out

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Author: Holly Farrell

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1784725072

Category: Gardening

Page: 144

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For the miniature garden grower, lack of space is not a problem. Who needs a large garden when a landscape can be created in a single pot, or an entire ecosystem in a glass terrarium? In fact, you don't need a garden or any kind of outdoor space at all! RHS Miniature Garden Grower shows you how to create tiny gardens that bring big rewards. The projects are divided into five styles. Each one starts with the basic principles behind that style of garden, and a few snippets of simple plant science back up the easy-to-follow practical advice.. You don't need a lot of square footage to create beautiful green spaces. These teeny-tiny gardens take very little time to plant and are a great option for a rainy-day activity. Many have the added advantage of being instantly complete and mature, making them great gifts and inspiration for gardeners of all ages.

Terrariums - Gardens Under Glass

Designing, Creating, and Planting Modern Indoor Gardens

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Author: Maria Colletti

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 1591866332

Category: Gardening

Page: 176

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Whether you live in an apartment, are chained to an office desk, or just want to be surrounded by green, living things, creating terrariums is a delightful way to combine the worlds of home decor and gardening. Colletti makes designing your very own interior gardens easy, and gives you all of the information you need on the "it" plants of today: tillandsias (air plants), orchids, mosses, cacti, and succulents, along with "traditional" terrarium ferns.

Teeny-Tiny Fairy Garden

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Author: Danielle Selber

Publisher: Running Press Miniature Editions

ISBN: 9780762463664

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 32

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Fairy gardens are trending -- this mini kit includes everything you need to create your own teeny-tiny fairy garden and make your little fairy friend feel at home. Kit includes: A mini fairy Three mini toadstools Moss Stepping stones 32-page book with fairy garden inspiration and instructions

Cultivating a Child's Imagination Through Gardening

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Author: Rosanne Blass,Nancy A. Jurenka

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 0313078971

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 158

View: 8513

Lead children to literacy and learning along the garden path with books and activities designed to spark interest and imagination. Each of these 45 lessons focuses on a specific book about gardening and offers related activities-such as reading, writing, poetry, word play, music, dancing, and dramatics-to enhance creativity and build literacy skills. In addition, this resource lists more books to read with each lesson and concludes with an annotated bibliography of focus books. A great companion to Beyond the Bean Seed. Grades K-6.

Tiny Tabletop Gardens

35 projects for super-small spaces—outdoors and in

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Author: Emma Hardy

Publisher: CICO Books

ISBN: 9781782494133

Category: Gardening

Page: 144

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No matter how small your space you will find these 35 projects simple and achievable. Be inspired by Emma Hardy's beautiful ideas for tiny tabletop displays. Why not try some indoor projects on rainy days; plant some little ferns under glass domes, make Japanese moss balls for the roots of some colorful orchids, or why not create a unique water garden in glass goblets? Make use of any outdoor space you have with hanging lantern planters, little place name pots for a party, a tower of plants, and a beautiful chandelier with small planted glasses. The edible plants chapter has easy-to-grow delicious treats including potted blueberries, an alpine strawberry centerpiece, and much more. Every project has helpful step-by-step instructions and aftercare tips from expert gardener Emma Hardy, so now even those with a minimum of space can enjoy the benefits and joys of gardening.

My Book House

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Author: Olive Beaupré Miller

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Children's literature

Page: N.A

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