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  • Item #: 004985
    ISBN: 9780312367497
    Retail: $8.99
    Rainbow Price: $6.75

    This touching children's story is set in 1935-36. When Lydia Grace's parents fall on hard times, Lydia Grace is sent to live with her stoic uncle for a bit. Lydia Grace loves to garden, and although she knows she will be working in her uncle's bakery, she hopes to find some room and time for her plants as well. The sweet text is given in the form of short letters that Lydia Grace writes (first to her uncle and then back home to her parents and Grandma), and each spread of pages is beautifully illustrated. A Caldecott Honor book. ~ Melissa

  • Item #: 025057
    ISBN: 9781944503765
    Retail: $11.00
    Rainbow Price: $8.95

    The Dragon and the Garden (similar to Milton’s Paradise Lost) retells Adam and Eve’s Fall with a Medieval slant: the serpent is portrayed as a dragon. The artwork is stylized, with muted watercolors. Interesting pictorial elements may trigger family discussion: “prehistoric” creatures are shown in the garden. Designed as a storybook, these could also be read by your stronger young readers; text is ¼” tall. 32 pp, now paperback. ~ Ruth

  • Item #: 007294
    ISBN: 9780553212013
    Retail: $5.95
    Rainbow Price: $4.50
  • Item #: 056731
    ISBN: 9781591865940
    Retail: $24.99
    Rainbow Price: $16.95

    Oh, the smell of rain, fresh dirt, and…spring! Doesn’t it make you want to get outside and start growing things? Square foot gardening is a great, easy way to have a garden with your kids. It starts with building a simple box to house the garden; for children they recommend a 3’ by 3’ box to allow kids to reach everything inside. The box sits on top of the ground, on top of a weed barrier, or you can put a plywood bottom on it if you want the garden to be portable! Wood strips divide your garden into 9 squares. Then in goes your special soil blend, which is full of plant nutrients and contains no weed seeds (unlike the soil in your yard!), so the only weeds you’ll be pulling out of there are whatever gets dropped inside, which is very minimal. The soil stays loose, so pulling those occasional weeds out is something a child can handle. Then kids get to decide what to plant in each square. The book is full of information, and talks about tons of different things you can plant, how many of each plant can be supported in a square foot, tips and tricks for making the small space work for growing almost anything, and how to care for and protect your garden. Easy-to-follow directions accompany each step and other fun activity ideas are included. After perusing this book, I couldn’t wait to go out and get my square foot garden started with my kids, and now we are enjoying the fruits (and vegetables!) of our efforts! By Mel Bartholomew, 192 pgs, pb. ~ Megan

  • Item #: 037136
    Retail: $24.99
    Rainbow Price: $20.50

    Create a rich, dark, mysterious garden of fiery colors (reds, purples, oranges, greens, blacks) that's fit for a dragon. The unique volcano-shaped planter has 5 multileveled tiers so you can plan your layout and grow your plants in any order on the mountain. Kit by DuneCraft includes everything you need: mountain planter, lava rock, 5 color seed packs (Black Dragon Coleus, Burning Love Flower (Celosia plumosa), Dragon Tree, Lava Plant (Hypoestes phyllostachya), Moonflower), 2 germination disks, germination bag with closure, and detailed growing & care instructions that provide information and fun facts about each unique plant. The kit also comes with your very own dragon figurine, a special edition Notchster, Damian the Dragon. The entire collection of fiery plants are quick to sprout and easy to maintain.

  • Item #: 049933
    ISBN: 9781402277290
    Retail: $16.99
    Rainbow Price: $12.25

      What a delightful story and fascinating journey as a little girl named Linnea—who enthusiastically loves Monet’s paintings—gets to travel to Paris and then Giverney to visit Monet’s home, gardens and the setting for so many of his famous waterlily paintings. She even gets to visit one of his living relatives. Explore both Monet’s personal and professional life and the Impressionist movement in this charming adventure with colorful reproductions of his masterpieces and old family photos sprinkled throughout. The book is beautifully illustrated and has lists of resources (museums, books, things in Paris, Monet’s life timeline) to further your studies. 48 pgs, 7.5x10.75” hc. ~ Emily

  • Item #: 003539
    Retail: $24.99
    Rainbow Price: $19.95

    Yup, a butterfly garden! This kit includes a butterfly garden habitat (11" tall, 10" diameter) that pops up to stand on its own. You'll also get an Online Redemption Voucher for five Painted Lady caterpillars, butterfly feeding kit, instructions for care, plus interesting butterfly facts. Please note that there is an additional shipping and handling fee for the caterpillars and food.  Watch the caterpillar morph into chrysalises, then beautiful Painted Lady butterflies to keep in your butterfly habitat. Enough nutrient is included in the container for the caterpillars as they mature into butterflies, and after that you feed them with the aid of your butterfly feeding kit. When they're full grown, set them free! The sides of the butterfly garden habitat are made out of a see-through and breathable mesh for easy viewing. There is also a hook-and-loop fastener strap on top which will allow you to hang it from the ceiling or in front of a window (it also allows you to fold the habitat flat when not in use. Please note that butterfly larvae do not ship to Canada or HI and they will only be shipped during mild weather. - Stephanie

  • Item #: 007996
    ISBN: 9781556522383
    Retail: $14.95
    Rainbow Price: $11.50

    Your little gardeners are wearing their straw hats and gloves, holding their rakes and shovels, and clamoring for help with their gardens. Here you go! Every aspect of fun gardening is compiled in this book. "Getting Started" information helps them prepare, plant, and protect an indoor or outdoor garden. It leads them into making a mini-greenhouse, and preparing a compost pile to create healthy fertilizer for their plants. The "Grow Some Fun" section includes nifty garden ideas. Grow a garden in the shape of a name, grow a bean tent, make a catnip toy, and grow peanuts in a pot. In "Pesky Pests," kids learn to make homemade sprays and traps to keep pests at bay. Several pages are devoted to introducing children to garden friends (animals, birds and insects), and helping to attract them. Build ponds and bird houses, or grow certain plants that they like. This book also contains tasty ideas, like flower petal candy, carrot cake, and vegetable soup. Herbs can be grown for teas, seasoning, and flavoring. Besides edible uses, your garden can provide material for other activities. How about growing an Easter basket? Making dolls? Or sprouting a silly pet? A page of addresses for big seed and plant companies is provided so you can start planning right away. - Melissa

  • Item #: 043962
    ISBN: 9781889538785
    Retail: $12.95
    Rainbow Price: $7.11

    Heavy on the science side of gardening rather than just the aesthetics, this book holds plenty of both information and projects. There are five chapters – "Living in a Community," "Plants are Essential for Life," "Nature's Garden," "Plants Need Animals!" and "Nature Recycles." Inside these chapters kids will learn about soil and its composition, roots, weeds, friendly and not-so friendly garden insects, photosynthesis, plants as food, trees, flowers and pollination, butterflies and hummingbirds, garden critters, decomposition and composting, the water cycle, and more. Some of the projects include pressing plants, keeping a nature journal, making a root-view garden, planning a garden, making a scarecrow, looking at a soil sample, experimenting with watering, making a bird feeder, observing the wildlife in your nature area, planting a butterfly garden in a window box, and going on a see hunt, among others. The pages themselves are appealing to the eye and engaging, offering a nice blend of colorful illustrations, interesting text, and clear directions for the projects. For any family or child interested in gaining solid knowledge of what goes on in the garden – behind the scenes! 120 pgs. – Melissa

  • Item #: 064579
    ISBN: 9781680223170
    Retail: $6.00
    Rainbow Price: $5.50

  • Item #: 037084
    Retail: $14.99
    Rainbow Price: $12.50

    Bloom your own fragrant fantasy garden! Kit includes Lobelia seed pack (whimsical purple flowers), Alyssum seed pack (dainty white flowers), and rainbow colored gravel.

  • Item #: 054797
    Retail: $19.99
    Rainbow Price: $15.26

    A taste of the rainforest! Includes the plants Madagascar Palm and Princess Flower as well as a toy parrot.

  • Item #: 054777
    Retail: $24.99
    Rainbow Price: $20.50

    Cultivate a gorgeous array of plants and flowers that beckon butterflies and hummingbirds. The plants included are Alyssum, Jewel Weed, Princess Flower, and Rainbow Plant. Many pretty decorative items are also included like shiny stickers, jewels, white marble, pink gravel, decals, plant stakes, and a butterfly friend. And if that weren't enough, there's a Butterfly Seed Bomb as well!

  • Item #: 042019
    ISBN: 9780764971105
    Retail: $12.95
    Rainbow Price: $6.72
  • Item #: 033349
    Retail: $4.50
    Rainbow Price: $4.35

    Grow your own crystal garden with this little kit. With adult supervision, simply place the rocks from the kit into a dish, pour distilled white vinegar over the rocks, and wait for crystals to form. Crystals will begin to grow within two days, but they could take up to two weeks to finish forming. Add food coloring for added pizzazz! ~ Lisa

  • Item #: 032554
    Retail: $29.99
    Rainbow Price: $24.95

      This kit is much like the Live Butterfly Garden (#003539) except it is more spacious. This butterfly habitat stands 18” tall and has a diameter of 15”. It is also made out of a see-through mesh, it “pops up” to stand on its own, and it can be folded flat using the hook-and-loop fastener straps that are attached to the top of the habitat (these can also be used to hang the butterfly pavilion).  This kit comes with a voucher for five Painted Lady caterpillars and food for them as well. Simply redeem your voucher online at InsectLore.com (additional shipping and handling fee is required when you redeem your voucher) and your caterpillars will be delivered to your front door. Detailed instructions, a pipette for butterfly feeding and Painted Lady butterfly Life Cycle Stages Figures are also included in the kit.  Please note that caterpillars can only be shipped during mild weather and within the continental US and Alaska. Caterpillars are not shipped to Canada or Hawaii.

  • Item #: 037245
    Retail: $13.00
    Rainbow Price: $9.50

    Have you ever wondered what a root vegetable, such as a carrot or radish, looks like while it's growing underground? Well, with this handy Root Viewer you can watch your carrot seed sprout and grow into a delicious carrot ready for harvest. The easy-to-follow instructions make the Root Viewer a fun and educational experience. The included growing journal allows your child to take notes about changes that occur during growing time. This kit also includes 3-5 ½" clear viewers, a wooden tube holder (which holds all 3 tubes), growing medium, and carrot, onion, and radish seeds. The wooden holder measures 6 ¾" x 2" x 5 ¾". ~ Alysia

  • Item #: 063441
    ISBN: 9781902915241
    Retail: $8.99
    Rainbow Price: $7.50
  • Item #: 005907
    ISBN: 9780486407845
    Retail: $5.99
    Rainbow Price: $4.95

  • Item #: 010753
    Retail: $22.00
    Rainbow Price: $15.75

    Create your own fairy garden with Shrinky Dinks! This set contains over 50 pre-cut, ready-to-color Shrinky Dinks, with images of fairies, animals, butterflies, flowers, mushrooms, a gnome, and more. Also included in the set are clear plastic character stands, foam flower character stands, fairy wings, rhinestones, double-sided sticky dots and foam, jump rings, glitter gel, tinsel yarn, a pencil sharpener, brads, and 10 colored pencils. After coloring and baking your Shrinky Dink characters, set them against the colorful 14" x 11" 3-D pop-up garden scene where you can attach butterflies, fairies, dragonflies, and a fairy swing to the large treehouse. ~ Lisa

  • Item #: 054796
    Retail: $24.99
    Rainbow Price: $20.50

    Down on the farm! Grow a genuine miniature farm with crops such as sweet peppers, green beans, strawberries, lettuce, and baby carrots. Want to feel even more like a farmer? Transplant them outside to a proper field for a regular hoe-down! Also comes with color decals, plant stakes, natural gravel, and a farm friend.

  • Item #: 020033
    Retail: $5.00
    Rainbow Price: $4.25

    What's better than a Magic Tree? Why, a Magic Garden! The Magic Garden has a snow- covered mountain, two trees, lots of flowers, and plants! Just mix up the solution and in 3 hours it begins to blossom. Then, in 10 hours, it's fully grown! Why just grow one crystal when you can grow a whole garden full?

  • Item #: 068791
    ISBN: 9780375835292
    Retail: $4.99
    Rainbow Price: $3.95

  • Item #: 042113
    ISBN: 9781574691900
    Retail: $8.95
    Rainbow Price: $8.50

  • Item #: 021717
    Retail: $19.99
    Rainbow Price: $15.75

  • Item #: 022482
    Retail: $7.99
    Rainbow Price: $6.95
  • Item #: 033025
    ISBN: 9780679847519
    Retail: $3.99
    Rainbow Price: $3.25
  • Item #: 007966
    Retail: $19.99
    Rainbow Price: $16.49
  • Item #: 033113
    Retail: $4.99
    Rainbow Price: $4.75

  • Item #: 022486
    Retail: $7.99
    Rainbow Price: $6.95