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Gardening in Miniature : Create Your Own Tiny Living World

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In this new book, expert on the artistry of miniature gardening, Janit Calvo, has created the definitive guide to crafting unique tiny gardens complete with original planting, accessories and functioning water features. She teaches the reader the secrets of scale and illusion, the best plant varieties and simple maintenance tips, as well as step-by-step projects which range from a tiny patio to a secret garden.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 255 pages
  • 190.5 x 203.2 x 22.86mm | 635.03g
  • Timber Press
  • Portland, OR, United States
  • English
  • 283 colour photographs
  • 160469372X
  • 9781604693720
  • 36,417

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"Miniature Gardening is a magical option for the gardener with limited yard space. This book will position well anyone who wants to begin creating a little world filled with happy growing things." --Publishers Weekly "It will draw beginning and experienced practitioners to this whimsical hobby as art." --Booklist "Adorable. . . . A pleasant escape that allows [one] to not just imagine a carefree and fanciful world, but also to build and experience it, too." --Country Living "After reading this book, I came away even more inspired to create my own miniature garden. Beautiful examples of tiny gardens along with easy-to-follow directions. . . . are all included in this helpful book." --Birds & Blooms "A pleasant escape that allows [one] to not just imagine a carefree and fanciful world, but also to build and experience it, too." --Philadelphia Inquirer "The author lays out how we might invent Lilliputian versions of our own lives so that we might imagine inhabiting this or that little Eden of our own devising, lovely and perfect little places where all the things we love best in the world could be bound--perhaps even literally--in a nutshell." --BookPageshow more

Back cover copy

Award-winning miniature gardening expert Janit Calvo shows you how to craft your own beautiful tiny gardens with lush plantings, stylish accessories, functioning water features, and perfect pathways. Choose the best plant varieties, learn the secrets of scale and illusion, and design and create a unique miniature world.show more

About Janit Calvo

Janit Calvo is an artist, miniaturist, gardener, and entrepreneur with her own nursery specialising in plants for miniature gardens. She has won many garden and miniature show awards, and her gardens have appeared in many specialist magazines.show more

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159 ratings
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4 42% (66)
3 19% (30)
2 7% (11)
1 1% (1)
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