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Grow, Forage and Make

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With over 30 fun, easy to follow and rewarding growing projects, foraging activities, experiments and arts and crafts activities, you'll never be bored again!


Author: Alys Fowler. Illustrator: Heidi Griffiths, 96pp, fully illustrated throughout, 264 x 190 mm. Paperback, ISBN 9781526619105, Bloomsbury in association with the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, 2021.

Welcome to the wonderful world of plants…

Follow popular gardener and forager Alys Fowler as she guides you through more than 30 fun and rewarding growing, foraging and crafting activities, experiments and recipes. Learn how to make wildflower seed paper and create art
from leaf pounding, grow neon pink beetroot in the dark and forage for flowers you can eat. You’ll even discover
how to make your own parsnip pea-shooter and see the Wood Wide Web!

Featuring a range of indoor and outdoor activities and suggestions for ways to make your own gardening equipment,
all you’ll need is a homemade pot and watering can, seeds from the kitchen cupboard, a little compost and a sunny windowsill to get started! With delightful and helpful illustrations throughout, Grow, Forage and Make is sure to ignite a lifelong passion for all things green. With over 30 fun, easy to follow and rewarding growing projects, foraging activities, experiments and arts and crafts activities, you'll never be bored again!


Alys Fowler is a horticulturist and journalist. She studied at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew and the British Horticultural Society before working as a presenter on BBC's Gardeners' World.

Heidi Griffiths is an artist and illustrator living and working in South East England. She studied at the Kent Institute of Art and Design and has a passion for picture books that capture the beauty of the small things in life.

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