Roots, Shoots, Buckets & Boots: Gardening Together with Children

Roots, Shoots, Buckets & Boots: Gardening Together with Children Author Sharon Lovejoy
ISBN-10 0761110569
ISBN-13 9780761110569
Year 1999-05-01
Pages 176
Language English
Publisher Workman Publishing Company
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Plant a pumpkinseed with a child and cultivate wonder This simple act of reconnecting with children with nature is Sharon Lovejoy s purpose and joy and gift Author of Sunflower Houses Garden Discoveries for Children of All Ages and Hollyhock Days Garden Adventures for the Young at Heart Sharon Lovejoy is a nationally known garden writer whose books television specials and projects at her learning landscape in California have introduced thousands of children to the pleasures of gardening In her newest book Roots Shoots Buckets Boots she presents 12 spirited easy to implement ideas for theme gardens that parents and kids can grow together Illustrated throughout by the author s own lyrical watercolors each garden includes a plan the planting recipe seeds seedlings and growing instructions spelled out step by step and activities There s the Pizza Patch a giant size wheel garden planted in slices of tomatoes zucchini oregano and basil A Flowery Maze to get lost in A Moon Garden of night blooming flowers including a moonflower tent And Mother Nature s Medicine Chest Discovery Walks teach kids how the gardens work and a chapter on gardening basics includes a child friendly 10 Minute Plan for planting and maintenance plus a list of the top 20 plants guaranteed to make gardeners out of kids