Love the gardening book idea! It's almost time to start this year's seedling - think I'll make one of these myself.
Speaking of making things, I was looking for inspiration and came across a dotee swap. I fell in love with the idea, and this is the result:
His name is Jack Daw, and I made him as a Valentine gift for my husband. Hubby is a bit of a corbie himself - loud, mischevious, and VERY fond of shiny things!