Get ready to journey into the huge world of growing small!
The next garden trend combines the joy of gardening with the magic of miniatures. Gardening in Miniature is a complete guide to creating lush, living, small-scale gardens. It has everything you need to pick up this new hobby, including scaled down garden designs, techniques for creating tiny hardscapes, miniature garden care and maintenance, tips on choosing containers, how to buy the right plants, and where to find life-like accessories. Inspiring step-by-step projects feature basic skills that can be recreated in any number of designs, like a tiny patio, a trellis, a pond, and a secret garden.
Whether you want to build a miniature empire in your garden bed or design a private garden with a pebble patio for an indoor centerpiece, Gardening in Miniature is the primer for creating your own tiny, living world.
About the Author
Janit Calvo is an artist, miniaturist, gardener, and entrepreneur with her own nursery specialising in plants for miniature gardens. She has won many garden and miniature show awards, and her gardens have appeared in many specialist magazines.
"Miniature Gardening is a magical option for the gardener with limited yard space. This book will position well anyone who wants to begin creating a little world filled with happy growing things." --Publishers Weekly "It will draw beginning and experienced practitioners to this whimsical hobby as art." --Booklist "Adorable. . . . A pleasant escape that allows [one] to not just imagine a carefree and fanciful world, but also to build and experience it, too." --Country Living "After reading this book, I came away even more inspired to create my own miniature garden. Beautiful examples of tiny gardens along with easy-to-follow directions. . . . are all included in this helpful book." --Birds & Blooms "A pleasant escape that allows [one] to not just imagine a carefree and fanciful world, but also to build and experience it, too." --Philadelphia Inquirer "The author lays out how we might invent Lilliputian versions of our own lives so that we might imagine inhabiting this or that little Eden of our own devising, lovely and perfect little places where all the things we love best in the world could be bound--perhaps even literally--in a nutshell." --BookPage
Number Of Pages: 255
Published: 1st September 2013
Publisher: Timber Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 17.1 x 20.4 x 1.8
Weight (kg): 0.61
Edition Number: 1