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Gardening Techniques

Everyday Eden

100+ Fun, Green Garden Projects for the Whole Family to Enjoy

by (author) Christina Symons & John Gillespie

Harbour Publishing Co. Ltd.
Initial publish date
Mar 2011
Techniques, Nature Crafts
  • Paperback / softback

    Publish Date
    Mar 2011
    List Price

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Using inexpensive, often recycled, materials and easy techniques, this lively collection of garden projects and practices will delight beginner and experienced green thumbs alike. Whether you have just five minutes or an entire weekend, this full-colour book is designed to delight and inspire. Here are step-by-step instructions and gorgeous photography for lovely gifts from the garden, delightful recipes and cocktails and inspiring weekend garden projects, plus fun things especially for children to make and grow like flowerpot cupcakes and personalized pumpkins. With ideas on everything from gorgeous succulent sculptures and living willow fences to fresh ways to arrange flowers and plan stylish garden soirées, Everyday Eden maximizes enjoyment of outdoor spaces--from balcony-sized urban green spaces to rural acreages.

About the authors

Christina Symons is a professional freelance writer and
photographer specializing in garden, food and lifestyle topics. She has contributed to numerous publications including the Vancouver Sun, Globe & Mail, Coast Reporter, GardenWise, BC Business, Canadian Family, Style at Home, Canadian House & Home and BC Home. As the Good Taste (food and entertaining) and Home Front (décor and design) columnist for TVWeek magazine, Christina reaches over 370,000 readers per week.

Christina Symons' profile page

John Gillespie is a professional landscape designer and horticulturalist, certified master arborist and green roof technician, with a passion for sustainable living. John offers land development and garden planning, design and installation services through his professional practice, Landwise Consultants. He regularly presents on gardening topics and writes for the Coast Reporter.

John Gillespie's profile page

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