The Children's Garden

Author: Ankoor Talwar,Abhinav Talwar
Publisher: AuthorHouse
ISBN: 1438993099
Category: Art
Page: 32
View: 9753
Children in the Village Love This Garden. Phil, the owner, wants to place restrictions on the garden. Who has a lesson to learn-Phil, the children, Or the garden itself? Read on to enjoy this story of the triumph of nature and children's innocence over one man's greed! The authors would like to donate the proceeds from this book to the Pulmonary Hypertension Association [PHA], an organization that is dedicated to increasing advocacy and awareness of Pulmonary Hypertension. Please visit to learn more about this medical condition.

The Children's Garden

Growing Food in the City
Author: Carole Lexa Schaefer
Publisher: Sasquatch Books
ISBN: 1570619840
Category: City and town life
Page: 32
View: 5666
Youngsters explore the sights, smells, sensations, and tastes of growing their own food in a community garden. Story based on the Children's Garden in Seattle.

Nurtured by Nature

The Children's Garden
Author: Victoria de Lilla
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1477165002
Category: Education
Page: 156
View: 8886
When considering outdoor learning environments for new or already existing schools it helps to consider the specific objectives of the administration and individual faculty members. Recent research points to the many benefits associated with nature.

Children's Garden

Blessed Mother's Holy Spring of Youthful Hearts
Author: Lynn Forrester
Publisher: AuthorHouse
ISBN: 1463408072
Page: 32
View: 7537
The Book of the Children's Garden at the Schoenstatt Wayside Shrine, St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, Grapevine Texas, is an inspiring short story of the path of names of children living and departed in a garden of love and warmed in the radiance of Tabors Sun.Our Lady of Schoenstatt, which in German means, "A Beautiful Place", will keep a watchful eye on the names inscribed upon this path and all the Choirs of 'Angels and Our Triune God shall look upon them always and forever. As the path is walked upon, and prayers are said, birds, butterflies and flowers are there to listen, to provide the ongoing miracles of God's wonder and creation. This book will touch your heart as we remember the greatest miracle of all, "God's Children".

Making a Childrens’ Garden

Gardening for Kids
Author: Dueep Jyot Singh,John Davidson
Publisher: Mendon Cottage Books
ISBN: 131025916X
Category: Gardening
Page: 44
View: 3662
Table of Contents Introduction Planning a Childrens’ Garden Mini Landscape Garden A Pond Garden A Rose Garden A Map Garden Miniature Garden Window boxes and Pots Materials and Size of the Box Attaching Your Window Box Filling Your Window Box Maintaining Your Window Boxes Sink gardens Hanging Baskets Size and Materials for Hanging Baskets Filling Your Basket Maintaining the Baskets Plants for Your Hanging Basket Garden in a Glass Case Bulbs Conclusion Author Bio Publisher Introduction Believe it or not one of the happiest moment in the life of a child, is when he is rooting in mud, in the open sun and air. This is an instinct which is genetically bred in him/her. However, in the 21st century, many parents like to cushion their children so much that they do not want them to go out in the sun, breath in the fresh air, or even expose themselves to the hazards of the polluted atmosphere. So is it a surprise that many children do not know all about the joys of making a children’s garden and gathering their own harvest for the first time in their lives. This book is going to tell you how you can add plenty of joy and interest in the lives of your family members, especially when their children by helping them make their own childrens’ garden. Of course, the first step is not to make them feel that gardening is a duty and something which you have imposed on them. This is immediately going to put their backs up! My grandfather tried reverse psychology on us as kids, to get us to water his large garden. He tried pretending that we were very delicate, and we would catch colds if we were found playing about with his water pipes, sprinklers, and hoses. Needless to say, the moment he left for his club for the evening, we were out in the garden, watering the whole land merrily, and getting thoroughly and enjoyably drenched in the bargain. And we roped in the help of our friends and playmates too whose own grandfathers were also very particular about the health of their own grandchildren, when subjected to the close proximity of hosepipe water! Naturally, this bit of inverse psychology worked equally well, when he said that our hands were too little to do the weeding, and we decided to prove that he was wrong. Naturally, after finding the piles of weeds when he came back from his club, he had to admit that he was wrong and asked grandma to reward us with extra helpings of chocolate cake for being such tireless little soldiers. So you could say that in the initial stages, we did our share of gardening through not so altruistic motives, but soon we got addicted to the feel of soil between our fingers. But then that was natural because man and the earth are bound together, naturally.

The Children's Garden

Jaden Timoun Yo
Author: Shelley Suzanne Smith
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781534621213
Page: 30
View: 1433
This is the second edition of The Children's Garden, a book created with illustrations by the Haitian children of Harmony House about their learning experience of creating their own sustainable garden. There are also images of some of the children's artwork as well as excerpts from the authors journal about her experience of anxious experience of arriving in Haiti. While this is indeed a "children's book", it is also a diary of sorts. 100% of the proceeds of the book are given to the orphanage as well as the children that can no longer reside at Harmony House due to their age. The second edition resolves typo errors and expounds on the journal entries of the author Shelley Smith.

The Children's Garden (Classic Reprint)

Author: Eleanor Withey Willard
Publisher: Forgotten Books
ISBN: 9780267392599
Page: 42
View: 7979
Excerpt from The Children's Garden December ltml.accept, I beseech your Majesty, this speaking Garden that may inform you in all particulars of your store, as well as wants, when you cannot see any of them fresh upon the ground. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

Urban Horticulture

Author: Tina Marie Waliczek,Jayne M. Zajicek
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1482261006
Category: Political Science
Page: 348
View: 3277
In the wake of urbanization and technological advances, public green spaces within cities are disappearing and people are spending more time with electronic devices than with nature. Urban Horticulture explores the importance of horticulture to the lives, health, and well-being of urban populations. It includes contributions from experts in researc

The Children's Culture Reader

Author: Henry Jenkins
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 9780814742310
Category: Family & Relationships
Page: 532
View: 8517
Stock market euphoria and blind faith in the post cold war economy have driven the topic of poverty from popular and scholarly discussion in the United States. At the same time the gap between the rich and poor has never been wider. The New Poverty Studies critically examines the new war against the poor that has accompanied the rise of the New Economy in the past two decades, and details the myriad ways poor people have struggled against it. The essays collected here explore how global, national, and local structures of power produce poverty and affect the material well-being, social relations and politicization of the poor. In updating the 1960s encounter between ethnography and U.S. poverty, The New Poverty Studies highlights the ways poverty is constructed across multiple scales and multiple axes of difference. Questioning the common wisdom that poverty persists because of the pathology, social isolation and welfare state "dependency" of the poor, the contributors to The New Poverty Studies point instead to economic restructuring and neoliberal policy "reforms" which have caused increased social inequality and economic polarization in the U.S. Contributors include: Georges Fouron, Donna Goldstein, Judith Goode, Susan B. Hyatt, Catherine Kingfisher, Peter Kwong, Vin Lyon-Callo, Jeff Maskovsky, Sandi Morgen, Leith Mullings, Frances Fox Piven, Matthew Rubin, Nina Glick Schiller, Carol Stack, Jill Weigt, Eve Weinbaum, Brett Williams, and Patricia Zavella. "These contributions provide a dynamic understanding of poverty and immiseration" --North American Dialogue, Vol. 4, No. 1, Nov. 2001

Jardin de Cemento

Author: Ian McEwan
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9789871210268
Page: 188
View: 9119

Kultivating Kids! Garden Therapy That Helps All Kids

Author: Debbie Kissel,Lu Luby,Cory Luby
Publisher: Bulls-Eye Promotions, Inc.
ISBN: 0977184943
Category: Medical
Page: 52
View: 1963
Written by two women who share a love for gardening and children, this volume provides creative hands-on activities and plans that create gardens for all children, particularly those with sensory or physical impairments.

A Practical Guide to the English Kinder-garten (children's Garden)

For the Use of Mothers, Governesses, and Infant Teachers : Being an Exposition of Froebel's System of Infant Training : Accompanied by a Variety of Instructive and Amusing Games, and Industrial and Gymnastic Exercises, Also Numerous Songs Set to Music, and Arranged for the Exercises
Author: Johannes Ronge,Bertha Ronge
Publisher: N.A
Category: Children's songs
Page: 68
View: 9973

Oak and Dagger

Author: Dorothy St. James
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101619791
Category: Fiction
Page: 320
View: 9406
When it comes to gardening, Cassandra “Casey” Calhoun isn’t afraid to get her hands dirty. But when it comes to murder, she’s not the kind of gal to let any killer get away clean... Despite cooler fall temperatures in Washington, D.C., tempers flare at the White House when important historical documents go missing from the curator’s office and the gardeners are blamed. As if that isn’t bad enough, Casey has started receiving death threats, the president’s pooch is digging unsightly holes all over the South Lawn, and the curator has been found dead. All evidence for the murder points to Gordon Sims, the chief gardener. His fingerprints are on the murder weapon, and witnesses saw him arguing with the curator shortly before her death. With the help of Special Agent Jack Turner, her reluctant sidekick and new flame, Casey works to clear Gordon’s name. Along the way she finds herself in a deadly race against time to discover if there’s a link between the stolen papers, the dog’s holes in the South Lawn, and a rumored two-hundred-year-old treasure—before the killer strikes again...

Loisaida. NYC Community Gardens. Ediz. italiana e inglese

Author: Michela Pasquali
Publisher: a+mbookstore
ISBN: 8887071241
Category: Architecture
Page: 142
View: 5409

Raising the World

Author: Sara Fieldston
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674425529
Category: History
Page: N.A
View: 1524
Sara Fieldston shows how humanitarian child welfare agencies sponsored by Americans filtered political power through the prism of familial love after World War II. These well-meaning institutions shaped perceptions of the United States as the benevolent parent in a family of nations, and helped to expand American hegemony around the globe.

The Gardens of Covington

A Novel
Author: Joan A. Medlicott
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 1429977906
Category: Fiction
Page: 337
View: 371
The Gardens of Covington joyously celebrates women and friendships, families and love, laughing through the tears, thinking with the head and the heart. The ladies, so real and inspiring, will make you wish they were your neighbors. If this is your first visit to the small town of Covington, you'll feel comfortably at home in the white farmhouse with the yellow shutters on Cove road that once again teems with warmth and fresh hope for today and tomorrow. If it's your second visit, you'll be thrilled to sit on the front porch once again and catch up with old friends and neighbors. Hannah, cool-headed and calm, battles to save their beloved hills from the rapacious development that has already ruined Loring Valley, only five minutes form Cove Road. Amelia, giddy with a newfound love, abandons the ladies and her photography to please her dashing new beau. And Grace is driven to prove she has an eye for business when she and her steady companion, Bob Richardson, open the Cottage Tearoom. New friends and neighbors are introduced. Eccentric Lurina Masterson, an eighty-one-year-old bride, brings tears of joy to all when, wearing her childhood dream of white satin, she married "Old Man," who is ninety-one. And George Maxwell, the ladies' closest neighbor, provides an inspired solution to preserving Covington's lush hills and valleys. Joan Medlicott writes lovingly about the complexity and tenderness of women. she writes with honesty about relationships, about love and passion, about commitment and friendship, as well as about the intricate bonds between parents and their children. As you join the ladies of Covington through their highs and their lows, their joys and their sorrows, you will not want the book to end, nor will you wish to leave their world behind you.

Cleveland School Gardens

Author: Joel Mader
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
ISBN: 1439625875
Category: Science
Page: 128
View: 6858
The Cleveland Public School’s tract garden program was one of the most successful and innovative programs of the school system. The organization and beauty of the gardens attracted horticulture educators from all over the United States, South America, and as far away as Japan. From its humble beginnings in 1904 as a project to beautify vacant lots in Cleveland, it grew into an educational tool that taught thousands of children the respect for nature and its bounty. At the tract gardens’ height, the amount of land under cultivation in the middle of the Cleveland urban landscape approached 100 acres. By 1970, there were 27 horticultural centers servicing all Cleveland schools. Centers were located next to schools, in housing estates, at fairgrounds, at a home for the aged, and on museum property. A few of the centers are now neighborhood gardens. The photographs in Cleveland School Gardens show that the Cleveland Public Schools knew the importance of being “green” 100 years before it was politically fashionable.