This funky, colorful beginner's guide to gardening is packed with tips for gardens of all kinds, from small window boxes to full-fledged plots. In five chapters--"Plan," "Plant," "Grow," "Bounty," and "Chill"--readers are taken through all the steps necessary to create their own green havens. Starting with how to choose the appropriate space for gardens, what kind of soil is best, and the tools needed, the book goes on to discuss planting from seeds and in containers, as well as how to maintain a garden properly. Many enticing craft projects are included, such as the "Rustic Woven Twig Fence," as well as both food and beauty recipes. The text features simple, clear directions, and sharp, full-color photographs and diagrams.