Cassell's Directory of Plants for Family Gardens

Cassell's Directory of Plants for Family Gardens - Gardening Book

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Cassell's Directory of Plants for Family Gardens

by Lucy Huntington

ISBN 0304356042
224 pages
color photographs throughout
Hardcover

Grow an enchanting space for the whole family
to enjoy--even pets!

Everyone, from small children to great-grandparents, has a different idea of how the garden should look and what pleasures it should offer. With 300 photos, 50 artwork sequences, and 4 garden plans, plus gardening basics, practical advice, and projects, this guide points the way to making them all happy.

  • Set up gardens for family living, and for youngsters of different ages.
  • See what design elements to choose, including furniture.
  • Involve children in gardening projects; put in child-friendly structures for creative play; and add safe water features that work wonderfully.
  • Use trees and shrubs, give children their own bit of land to care for, have a wildlife garden and one with fruits and vegetables.

Bonus: a plant directory with more than 350 specially selected hardy, child-resistant, and easy-to-grow species!

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