Discover the joys of growing plants everywhere from your kitchen to your bedroom with My First Indoor Garden, an interactive and illustrated guide for the youngest of gardeners.
This book teaches you everything you need to know to succeed in raising some very interesting houseplants. After following the easy steps, you'll know how to care for anything you choose to plant, from flowers like lilies to cacti, mushrooms, and even carnivorous plants and cocoa beans. In no time at all, you'll be proudly showing off all the beautiful and different (and sometimes even funny!) plants in your home!
Learn all about:
Necessary gardening tools and materials
Choosing the perfect place for your planter
Building your very own terrariums
Choosing the right houseplants for your mini gardens
Properly watering and taking care of your plants
Making sure your plants get enough sunlight
Transferring your plants to new pots
Few things are more exciting than planning your garden and watching its plants grow big and strong!
About the Author
Grace McQuillan has translated the works of Andreï Makine, Stéphane Allix, and has received a French Voices Award for her translation of Le Crieur de Nuit by Nelly Alard. Her work has also appeared in The Brooklyn Rail and PBS NewsHour. Originally from New Jersey, she now lives in Nevis.
"I love books that directly empower kids and encourage them to be independent. My First Indoor Garden definitely delivers, giving young gardeners all the info they need to grow plants year-round." —Stacy Tornio, award-winning author of The Kids' Outdoor Adventure Book and The Ultimate Book of Scavenger Hunts