My Backyard Garden

What better for beginners to learn the basics of vegetable gardening than with noted botanist Carol Lerner as their guide. In My Backyard Garden, she covers everything from planting the seeds to harvesting the crops. Plus, her monthly calendar reminds budding gardeners what to do all growing-season long. This easy-to-follow, fully illustrated handbook helps youngsters enjoy the pleasures of gardening, whether they have a green thumb or not!

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By Shanna (The United States) · ★★★★☆ · April 12, 2012
This kids' gardening manual is a big step up from the beginning reader's In My Garden: A Child's Gardening Book. Its picture-book format and detailed illustrations make the basics of starting a vegetable garden accessible to kids. It provides all the basic principles and practices they need, and... ...more
By Cheryl (The United States) · ★★★★☆ · May 15, 2012
As this children's non-fiction book makes clear, it's not all that hard to have a vegetable garden in your yard. Everything you need is here, in less than 50 pp. Plus, it's pretty. Give this book to your 10 year-old for Christmas so s/he can read it carefully and be ready to start the seedlings a... ...more