Gardening in Miniature: Create Your Own Tiny Living World

Gardening in Miniature: Create Your Own Tiny Living World

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by Janit Calvo
     
 

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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 Miniatureis 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

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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 Miniatureis 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 Miniatureis the primer for creating your own tiny, living world

Editorial Reviews

Gardens don't have to be sprawling labyrinths of greenery. In fact, small-scale flower and plant gardens, whether they are indoors or outdoors, can be sources of great pleasure. In this festive pictorial, award-winning miniature gardener Janit Calvo intertwines talents with Portland Monthly gardening columnist and photographer Kate Baldwin. Carefully laid plans to create your own tiny garden; editor's recommendation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781604693720
Publisher:
Timber Press, Incorporated
Publication date:
06/18/2013
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
199,213
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 8.13(h) x 0.63(d)

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Meet the Author

Janit Calvo is an artist, miniaturist, gardener, and entrepreneur.  Janit resides with her husband in a full-size house and garden in Seattle, Washington. Inspired by her first miniature garden’s long life and easy maintenance, Janit started Two Green Thumbs Miniature Garden Center in 2001. She has won many garden and miniature show awards, and her gardens have appeared in the Seattle Times, Dig Magazine, and Dollhouse Miniature Magazine.

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