Looking for a gift idea for a young gardener? Here’s a book that may spark an interest.
Practical but inviting, The Christian Kids’ Gardening Guide by Rebecca Park Totilo makes the gardening process fun and simple. Besides discussing the basics of planning, planting, and caring for plants, this book offers projects galore:
- Make seed tape.
- Plant trees.
- Create compost.
- Mix up bug repellent.
- Bake carrot cake.
- Turn pumpkins into decorative pots.
- Press flowers.
- Mix up herbal soap.
- And more!
Four interesting garden designs are provided:
- The Salad Bowl Garden.
- The Moon Garden.
- The Butterfly’s Buffet.
- The Healing Cross Garden.
Super-small-scale ideas are provided for apartment dwellers, as well.
And while children are learning about plants and how to raise them, they will learn about the plants of the Bible with verses and simple devotions.
A book with substance, but plenty of fun, as well. Great choice for that fledgling gardener in your family!