The Crafty Gardener: Inspired Ideas and DIY Crafts from Your Own Backyard (Country Decorating Book, Gardener Garden, Companion Planting, Fo

Becca Anderson (Author)
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Description

100 Ideas, Crafts and How-tos for Gardeners

Fans of Square Foot Gardening, Floret Farm's Cut Flower Garden, Welcome to the Farm, and Compact Farms will love The Crafty Gardener.

Awakening the gardener in all of us: Gardening allows us to live in a much more human way, grounded in nature and connected to Mother Earth and all she provides. Even if your garden is just a hanging basket of cherry tomatoes or a windowsill filled with herb pots, you will still reap the benefits of gardening.

DIY crafting and gardening: Gardening adds pleasure to your life and gives you a sense of calm. With your garden, you are quite literally growing a bounty of blessings. Lifelong gardener and bestselling author Becca Anderson has put her love of crafting and of gardening together in this book of inspired DIY ideas.

More than a gardening book: Along with gardening tips and secrets for growing flowers, herbs and veggies, Anderson shares dozens of how-to's in this delightful guide on making candles, potpourri, bath salts, essential oils, floral waters, tinctures, liquors, pickles jams and even fountains, birdhouses and fairy doors. The perfect gift for any gardener!

Readers will learn:

  • Time-tested gardening secrets
  • How to garden in big and small spaces
  • Recipes for home-grown vegetables and fruits
  • How to preserve and ferment
  • How to make DIY garden decorations and fixtures
  • Anderson's own gardening stories that will inspire, motivate, and lift the spirit

A gardening book filled with DIY projects, wisdom, and joy

Product Details

Price
$22.99  $21.15
Publisher
Mango
Publish Date
August 15, 2019
Pages
240
Dimensions
7.1 X 0.5 X 9.9 inches | 1.1 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781633538702
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About the Author

Becca Anderson comes from a long line of teachers and preachers from Ohio and Kentucky. The teacher side of her family led her to become a woman's studies scholar and the author of the bestselling The Book of Awesome Women. An avid collector of affirmations, meditations, prayers, and blessings, she helps run a "Gratitude and Grace Circle" that meets monthly at homes, churches, and bookstores in the San Francisco Bay Area where she currently resides. Becca Anderson credits her spiritual practice and daily prayer with helping her recover from cancer and wants to share this encouragement with anyone who is facing difficulty in life with Prayers for Hard Times and her latest, The Woman's Book of Prayer. The author of Think Happy to Stay Happy and Every Day Thankful, Becca Anderson shares prayers and affirmations, inspirational writings and suggested acts of kindness at https: //thedailyinspoblog.wordpress.com She also blogs about Awesome Women at https: //theblogofawesomewomen.wordpress.com/ @AndersonBecca_ on Twitter @BeccaAndersonWriter on Facebook @BeccaAndersonWriter on Instagram

Reviews

"Whether you are great at gardening or just getting started, this book is packed with DIY ideas and ways to garden no matter how big or small your home or yard is. Not only that but she explains different types of flowers and herbs and how to use them beyond just gardening. Whether it's essential oils or preserving your own produce, this book will break it all down for you!" - Ask Away Blog