Gardening in Miniature

Gardening in Miniature

Create Your Own Tiny Living World

By Janit Calvo; Kate Baldwin (Photographer)

Timber Press (OR), Paperback, 9781604693720, 256pp.

Publication Date: June 2013


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. 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".

Kate Baldwin lives and gardens in Portland, Oregon. She has contributed to gardening books, newspapers, and magazines including "Portland Monthly", where her column, Dig, and gardening blog, Plantwise, appear.

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