Janit Calvo: Gardening in Miniature, 256 pages
CREATE YOUR OWN TINY WORLD
Award-winning miniature gardening expert Janit Calvo shows you how to craft your own beautiful tiny gardens with lush plantings, stylish accessories, functioning water features, and perfect pathways. Choose the best plant varieties, learn the secrets of scale and illusion, and design and create a unique miniature world.
Janit Calvo is an Artist, miniaturist, gardener, and entrepreneur whose creativity makes diminutive scenes come to life. Her first living miniature garden was a tiny stage backdrop that grew and wove itself together for years. Inspired by the little gardens long life and easy maintenance, Janit started Two Green Thumbs Miniature Garden Center in 2001. She resides with her husband in a full-size house and garden in Seattle, Washington. Janit has won many gardens and miniatures shows awards, and her gardens have appeared in the Seattle Times, Dig Magazine, and Dollhouse Miniature Magazine. Her Website is TwoGreenThumbs.com. Follow Janit's blog at minigardener.worldpress.com.
The book has a rich content, mixing the joy of gardening with the magic of miniatures for captivating results. Start by envisioning a special scene, and then use 'Gardening in Miniatures' to bring it to life. This enchanting book is your complete guide to designing and growing a living garden in miniature.
Easy -to-follow tips help you choose the right plants for the right place and keep them thriving.Essential step-by-step projects include a tiny patio, a twig trellis,a pond, and even a secret garden. You'll get comfortable with tools and materials and learn simple maintenance for rewarding results.
Wether you want to built a miniature fairy empire right in your garden with a pebble patio for an indoor centerpiece, follow this inspiring manual to create your own perfect tiny world.