Gardening contains enjoyable play activities designed to develop important preschool skills and a deeper understanding of the world and are linked to the Early Learning Goals. Gardening offers children a wealth of knowledge and experiences and many opportunities to develop new skills.
Presents a gardening guide that provides techniques to plant and care for containers under all conditions and shows how containers can create boundaries, direct traffic, break up wall space, and soften edges throughout the year.
Philosophy and gardens have been closely connected from the dawn of philosophy, with many drawing on their beauty and peace for philosophical inspiration. Gardens in turn give rise to a broad spectrum of philosophical questions. For the green-fingered thinker, this book reflects on a whole host of fascinating philosophical themes. Gardens and philosophy present a fascinating combination of subjects, historically important, and yet scarcely covered within the realms of philosophy Contributions come from a wide range of authors, ranging from garden writers and gardeners, to those working in architecture, archaeology, archival studies, art history, anthropology, classics and philosophy Essays cover a broad spectrum of topics, ranging from Epicurus and Confucius to the aesthetics and philosophy of Central Park Offers new perspectives on the experience and evaluation of gardens
Presents an overview on gardening in the South, discussing how to prepare an area for gardening, the tools and methods to use for raising successful crops, and profiles of crops that grow well in the region.