Get little gardeners growing and learning with this beautifully illustrated book, packed with information and crafty stuff to do. Help them to discover that gardening can be simple and uncomplicated with very little equipment and prior knowledge needed. It often is as simple as having some seeds, a patch of soil or a container and having a go. As well as gaining a new hobby, there will be extra motivation to eat up the veggies after growing and picking them and the simple pleasure of spending time together outside.
With sections based on the cycle of the seasons, the pages are packed with ideas of what to grow, how to sow seeds and useful harvesting information. Also included are tips about what wildlife you may see, raiding your recycling box to make some useful gardening accessories and other decorative craft activities.
Esther Coombs is a professional illustrator living and working in rural Kent, UK. The inspiration for Budding Gardeners came from the gardening club at her daughter’s school (founded by Esther) and a charming series of newsletters/zines, which she produces and illustrates herself in the same informative and approachable style as this book. Previously, Esther illustrated New York Activity Book and London Activity Book (both published by Button Books). See more at: esthercoombs.com