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The Windowsill Gardener
The Windowsill Gardener

The Windowsill Gardener

50 Easy-to-grow Plants to Transform Your Home

Illustrated by Annie Davidson, By Liz Marvin


176 Pages, 6.02 x 9.21

Formats: Cloth

Cloth, $16.95 (US $16.95) (CA $22.95)

Publication Date: April 2022

ISBN 9781789291957

Rights: US & CA

Michael O'Mara Books (Apr 2022)
Michael O'Mara

Not Yet Published. Estimated release date: April 2022


Grow amazing plants from the comfort of your own home. This book will teach you the basics of growing fruit, vegetables, herbs, and the very best indoor flowers, as well as tips and tricks to reuse your food scraps and reduce your waste as you experiment with seeds. Did you know that you can grow a beautiful houseplant from an avocado seed? Or regrow lettuce in a matter of weeks, just in an inch of water? And you can create a windowsill of delicious herbs simply from cuttings?You don't need a complicated toolkit to start sowing; just spades of enthusiasm and any spare containers you have lying around your home. And here's the best part: as your windowsills begin to burst with greenery, you will reap the health benefits too – from anti-oxidants to air purifiers, as well as plants which aid good sleep, your plants will transform every aspect of your lifestyle. This gorgeous book celebrates the joy of creating something from scratch and infusing the home-grown mentality into all aspects of your lifestyle, from your mealtimes to your home décor and your well being. So, just pick up a pot and start sowing your own!

Author Biography

Annie Davidson is a Melbourne-based illustrator whose drawings have appeared on textiles, picture books, shop windows, and stationery around the world, with clients including Lonely Planet and Converse, among others. She is inspired by Japanese woodblock prints, botanical art and nature — especially forests, tropical landscapes, coral reefs, and cactus gardens. You can see more of her whimsical illustrations on her Instagram page @anniesarahdesign or on her website —