A Practical Guide to Creating A Fun and Safe Family GardenBook - 1999
Family Garden is a handsomely illustrated book about plants and flowers -- but it's also much more. The author, a successful garden writer, is the mother of two energetic, growing kids. She knows from experience that pretty flowers by themselves aren't enough to make a good family backyard and garden. The area also has to be set up as a place where every member of the family can have fun. This book looks at yard and patio surfaces, adjoining structures, garden furniture and equipment, and garden toys and play spaces, and shows how to make the most out of them as attractive, functional recreation areas. Family Garden presents a variety of photo-illustrated ideas for ---- Patio designs-- Sandboxes for toddlers-- Areas for dining al fresco-- Spaces for setting up swings and other playground accessories-- Attractive spaces for plant and flower arrangementsYards and gardens should be every bit as good looking as they are places for having fun -- and what's more natural in gardens than flowers! Readers will find great ideas for cultivating plants and flowers on miniature terraces, in oversized flower boxes, amid an ar
Publisher: Hauppauge, NY : Barron's Educational Series, c1999.
Characteristics: 128 p. :,ill. ;,27 cm.