Linnea's Windowsill Garden

By: Bjork, Christina; Anderso, Lena; Sandin, Joan (translator

Price: $17.00

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Book Condition: Fine


New York: R & S Books; Farrar, Strauss and Giroux, 1988. First American Edition, 1st Printing. Fine/fine. Linnea tells readers about her orange tree, shows how to take a cutting from a Busy Lizzie, and how to trim an avocado plant, in this fascinating exploration of her indoor garden. Two-color illustrations throughout.


From the Publisher


Linnea loves plants. She grows them all over her room - in pots, and crates, even in glass jars.
In this book, she takes you on a tour of her indoor garden. She tells you about her orange tree (and plantable pits and seeds, including melons, tomatoes, and grapes); she shows you how to take a cutting from a Busy Lizzie and how to trim an avocado plant.
And she teaches you what keeps plants satisfied: the art of watering properly (plants don't like standing with their feet in water) and fertilizing. And what to do when plants are attacked by whiteflies or other nasty bugs.
Linnea also makes garden-cress cheese (from homegrown cress, of course); discusses the pleasures and possible pitfalls of growing an amaryllis; and writes a plant newspaper, The Green Gazette.
"Linnea's Windowsill Garden" will informs and inspire anyone who wants to grow an indoor garden of their own.

Title: Linnea's Windowsill Garden

Author Name: Bjork, Christina; Anderso, Lena; Sandin, Joan (translator

Categories: Children's, Gardening, Book,

Edition: First

Publisher: New York, R & S Books; Farrar, Strauss and Giroux: 1988

ISBN Number: 9129590647

ISBN Number 13: 9789129590647

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fine

Jacket Condition: fine Jacket

Seller ID: 11805