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Author
Elizabeth McCorquodale

Paperback
96 pages
256 b/w and colour ills
27.0 x 21.0 cm
10.5 x 8.5 in
ISBN13: 978 1 906155 92 6
Kids in the Garden awarded Gelett Burgess Children's Book Honor
We are pleased to announce that Kids in the Garden has been awarded the Gelett Burgess Children's Book Honor! Visit their site for more information on the award.



Kids in the Garden
Growing Plants for Food and Fun

Buy Now: UK £9.95 US $15.95

Kids in the Garden is an accessible guide for children on how to grow and tend to the garden, packed with vibrant and fun ideas introducing children to green-fingered activities.


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Kids in the Garden is an easy and fun guide for children to use on their own or with adults, and encourages children to learn about gardening, healthy eating and caring for the environment. With easy to follow step-by-step instructions, with bright photography and fun illustrations. The book is aimed at children aged five upwards with adult supervision, then for older children up to 11 to complete on their own.

The book features more than 50 projects, with full instructions on the materials needed, companion plants, saving resources, harvesting seasons, seeds, the water cycle and indoor gardens. There is also a section on wildlife, showing how to encourage animals into your garden, as well as how to make a mini pond, birdhouses, pest patrol, building a wormery, rescuing bees and ladybirds, and much more. The plants and vegetables featured include potatoes, tomatoes, pumpkins, peppers, herbs, strawberries, blueberries, sunflowers and many more. The recipes included are simple to make with the fresh produce and include; one pot jam, minty fizz and easy pizza sauce.

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