How to Design, Plant, Grow, and Create Over 25 Miniature Gardens
Author: Fiona McDonald
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Release your inner child and step into the fairy world by creating your own enchanted garden, no matter how much space you have! Fairy gardens are increasing in popularity and Fairy Gardening 101 provides you with all the information necessary to design, plant, and care for your very own miniature garden oasis. Author, artist, and fairy gardener extraordinaire Fiona McDonald introduces readers to the history of fairy gardens and then provides step-by-step instructions, photographs, and illustrations for you to follow—or draw inspiration from—when starting your own project. Learn which types of plants and containers are most successful for a fairy garden, as well as how to develop a focal point for your enchanted mini Eden. Fairy Gardening 101 also provides important information on caring for your garden, on designing gardens for both indoors and outside, on using artificial plants to make your garden last a lifetime, and much more! You’ll also find inspirational photos from fairy gardeners around the globe as well as a list of suppliers. You don’t need to be a master gardener or to have a particularly green thumb to successfully plant and maintain your tiny fairy garden. All you need is a few miniature plants, some thoughtfully placed accessories, a fairy or two, and a love of whimsy and imagination.
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: •making miniature gardens and terrariums that are just the right size for fairy friends •butterfly and hummingbird gardens to attract these flying friends of fairies •rock gardens •water gardens •wind chimes and prisms to add music and light to your gardens Sprinkled throughout are bits of fairy lore and garden wisdom. Written for children, or anyone with a child’s heart, and filled with color photographs, the Fairy Garden Handbook will turn curious kids into green thumbs in no time.
A beautiful garden is a delight and takes quite a bit of skill and knowledge to design. However, creating a garden that attracts fairies and other magical creatures takes some real know-how! This fun book demonstrates through numerous creative projects and step-by-step instructions how to create arresting miniature landscapes of objects and plants and encourages young gardeners to exercise their green thumbs with artistic outdoor activities.
Unlike some other reproductions of classic texts (1) We have not used OCR(Optical Character Recognition), as this leads to bad quality books with introduced typos. (2) In books where there are images such as portraits, maps, sketches etc We have endeavoured to keep the quality of these images, so they represent accurately the original artefact. Although occasionally there may be certain imperfections with these old texts, we feel they deserve to be made available for future generations to enjoy.
Kerry-Anne Gaia has the ingredients for a good kids’ storybook. If you believe in fairies, you will enjoy this adventure with Fairy Love Heart. Over the rainbow bridge we go ,on an adventure unknown, as each little fairy finds a new home. Visit enchanting places with songs and dance. If you love fairies, this cute story with songs to match really takes you on a journey. —Australian author Mike Jackson, creator of many children’s books and CDs www.lovefairies.com.au Written by Kerry Anne Gaia Also available on I-Tunes Children’s Genre read by artist Fairy Love Heart
Let your imagination run wild with over 100 magical outdoor adventures in this fantastical activity book. Track dragons, brew witches' potions, build snow unicorns, discover trolls, and bring tree monsters to life and lots more as you get creative, learn new skills and take a giant leap into the world of Wild Things!