Loaded with complete plans and easy-to-follow construction tips, Garden DIY offers a creative mix of both practical and decorative projects for gardening enthusiasts. Brother and sister team Samantha and Daniel Johnson present 20 hands-on projects for aspiring horticulturalists. From a hummingbird feeder, bee-friendly flower gardens, cold frames, and trellises to compost bins, birdbaths, sundials, and a mason bee lodge, clear step-by-step color photographs guide the reader through each hands-on project. An introduction to the DIY mindset explains the positive benefits and satisfaction of building things yourself and provides an overview of the basic tools and skills needed to complete each task.
|Publisher:||Fox Chapel Publishing Company, Incorporated|
|Product dimensions:||7.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.60(d)|
About the Author
Samantha Johnson (Phelps, Wisconsin) and her brother, Daniel, have collaborated on a number of rural-living guidebooks, including How to Raise Rabbits and Beginner's Guide to Beekeeping. Both are 4-H alumni and live on the family farm, Fox Hill Farm, in far northern Wisconsin. Samantha is a certified horse show judge and raises purebred Welsh Mountain ponies and Dutch, Holland Lop, and Netherland Dwarf rabbits.Daniel Johnson is a professional photographer who specializes in imagery of farm life. He is the author of the 4-H Guide to Digital Photography and the coauthor of The Field Guide to Horses. He lives on a family-owned horse farm in Phelps, Wisconsin, called Fox Hill Farm (www.foxhillphoto.com).
Daniel Johnson is a professional photographer who specializes in imagery of farm life. He is the author of the 4-H Guide to Digital Photography and the coauthor of The Field Guide to Horses. He lives on a family-owned horse farm in northern Wisconsin.
Table of Contents
Project List: 1. Trellis (beans and peas) 2. Teepee trellis 3. Sundial 4. Brick or stone walkway 5. Bird bath 6. Garden bench 7. Rain barrel 8. Plant markers (wooden, stone, etc…) 9. Scarecrow 10. Raised beds 11. Above-the-ground raised beds 12. Compost bin 13. Vertical garden 14. Arbor 15. Garden tool hanger 16. Cold frames 17. Flower planter 18. Potting bench 19. Wagon wheel pizza garden 20. Fencing (predator proof) 21. Mason bee lodge 22. Hummingbird feeder 23. Bee-friendly flower garden 24. Garden gate 25. Outdoor Garden Sink