"Growing Garden" boxed set is awash in enough gloriously saturated hues to make your heart leap and your endorphins kick into high gear! It's never too early to indoctrinate kids into the mysteries of growing stuff (or to give any botanically challenged adults in their lives a primer on same). Below are some sample pages from each book. First is the flower volume.
Secrets of the Garden and How Do Apples Grow?
If you're interested in various aspects of choosing, growing, or preserving healthy, delicious food—and who isn't?—then have a look at the latest Daedalus Books Forum, called "The Simple Life: Ideas to Nourish and Sustain." We've curated books that highlight cooking with fresh ingredients, that inspire going local, that talk about protecting the environment, and that celebrate "homesteading" (growing, making, and preserving your own victuals!).
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