Square Foot Gardening With Kids: Learn Together: - Gardening Basics - Science And Math - Water…

Paperback | March 15, 2014

byMel Bartholomew

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A Square Foot Garden is more than just a perfect place to grow vegetables--it is an ideal environment for sharing and teaching kids of all ages, and this book will show you how.For generations,Mel Bartholomew's top-sellingSquare Foot Gardeningbooks have made his revolutionary system for growing vegetables available to millions of people. InSquare Foot Gardening with Kids, Mel reveals all of the tips, tricks, and fun projects he has used over the decades in one of his most cherished pursuits: teaching youngsters to build and grow their own kid-sized SFGs. Because of its simple principles and fast payoff, Square Foot Gardening is perfect for children. The easy geometry of the gridded box breaks the complex world of gardening into digestible bites that are easy to approach and understand for enthusiastic young learners, and the sequence of tasks required to grow plants from seeds is repeatable and reassuring. Whether you're a grandparent, parent, teacher, coach, or any kind of role model to young people,Square Foot Gardening with Kidsoffers you the proven methods Mel has developed himself to entertain and amaze the kid in all of us. Kids can learn many valuable life lessons from creating their own garden--such as the importance of following instructions and doing your chores, basic skills like counting and water conservation, and learning to appreciate the nature of food and why it is important to respect it, but more than anything, this clever, colorful new book captures the essence of growing edibles for anyone, regardless of age: it is fun and rewarding.

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A Square Foot Garden is more than just a perfect place to grow vegetables--it is an ideal environment for sharing and teaching kids of all ages, and this book will show you how.For generations,Mel Bartholomew's top-sellingSquare Foot Gardeningbooks have made his revolutionary system for growing vegetables available to millions of peopl...

Mel Bartholomewwas the founder and inventor ofSquare Foot Gardeningand the author ofAll New Square Foot Gardening, the best-selling gardening book in America for a generation. The book has sold 2.5 million copies since Bartholomew wrote the first book in 1981. He hosted a PBS TV show for five years, and then was telecast for three more...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:192 pages, 8.75 × 8.75 × 0.75 inPublished:March 15, 2014Publisher:Cool Springs PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1591865948

ISBN - 13:9781591865940

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"Square foot gardening, it turns out, is a great educational tool." - Bismarck Tribune