Get both gardening in miniature books and learn all about this wonderful new hobby! The first book is the primer, it has everything you need to get started in the hobby from garden and miniature basics, what kind of plants to use, which scales work where, miniature garden design and a few projects at the end to get your fingers dirty that include how to build a miniature garden in a pot. This is the first complete book written on the hobby!
The second Prop Shop book is FULL of different projects for all skill levels. You'll learn how to customize accessories, prune trees, build unique patios and create miniature gardens for all kinds of special-occasions. Full-color, step-by-step instructions walk you through all the projects while learning different techniques in each chapter. This is the first project book written specifically for miniature gardeners!
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The Primer for the Hobby:
Gardening in Miniature: Create Your Own Tiny Living World
Get ready to journey into the huge world of growing small!
The next garden trend combines the joy of gardening with the magic of miniatures.Gardening in Miniature is a complete guide to creating lush, living, small-scale gardens. It has everything you need to pick up this new hobby, including scaled down garden designs, techniques for creating tiny hardscapes, miniature garden care and maintenance, tips on choosing containers, how to buy the right plants, and where to find life-like accessories. Inspiring step-by-step projects feature basic skills that can be recreated in any number of designs, like a tiny patio, a trellis, a pond, and a secret garden.
Whether you want to build a miniature fairy empire in your garden bed or design a private garden with a pebble patio for an indoor centerpiece, Gardening in Miniature is the primer for creating your own tiny, living world.
Digging deeper and dreaming bigger:
Gardening in Miniature Prop Shop: Handmade Accessories for Your Tiny Living World.
By Janit Calvo
The Gardening in Miniature Prop Shop is the next big thing for the crafters and gardeners already captivated by gardening small. Organized by fun themes—including gardens around the world, holidays, and fantasy gardens— it’s a fun-filled guide to creating one-of-a-kind gardens and the accessories that make them shine. Thirty-seven projects are included with fully illustrated, step-by-step instructions.
For a Japanese garden, you will learn how to create a miniature sand garden. For a Halloween garden, you'll learn how to make a flying ghost and zombie. And for a space garden, you'll learn how to make a tiny space ship and alien. Packed with full color photographs and easy to follow instructions, The Gardening in Miniature Prop Shop is for anyone enchanted by the whimsy of creating a tiny world.
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