Synopses & Reviews
Involving children in gardening activities can be rewarding for both the adults and the children. This splendid, full-color book is devoted to creating an adult-centered garden that includes and celebrates children's efforts in the garden. Beth Richardson offers innovative and creative ways to start a family garden in which children can work and dream and feel accomplished -- and have some fun, too. Her approach is aimed at having children help without allowing them to feel overwhelmed by the responsibility for a whole garden. This book will help parents as they instruct their children on the basic processes that support life. The projects are accessible and fun for today's busy families.
-- For anyone who enjoys parenting and gardening.
-- A practical guide to family gardening.
-- Projects and recipes take children's tastes into consideration without sacrificing the food and design preferences of adults.
-- Introduces children to many cultures through food.
-- Includes theme gardens for those interested in gardening on a smaller scale.
This splendid, full-color book offers innovative and creative ways to start a family garden in which children can work and dream and feel accomplished, without allowing them to be overwhelmed by too much responsibility. 100 color photos.
About the Author
Richardson is a Master Gardener, certified by the State of Maine Coop Extension, attorney, and teacher.