Author Archives: Kylee Baumle

Book Review: Free-Range Chicken Gardens

Free-Range Chicken Gardens

Free-Range Chicken Gardens: How to Create a Beautiful, Chicken-Friendly Yard by Jessi Bloom 222 pages Timber Press, 2012 List price: $19.95 Let me preface this review by saying that I have chickens. We got eight layers last May, and I …

Book Review: Barnheart

Barnheart

Barnheart: The Incurable Longing for a Farm of One’s Own by Jenna Woginrich 184 pages Storey Publishing, 2011 List price: $14.95 Memoirs are my favorite kind of gardening books to read. They’re chock full of experiences I can relate to, …

Book Review: Tomorrow’s Garden

Tomorrow's Garden

Tomorrow’s Garden: Design and Inspiration for a New Age of Sustainable Gardening by Stephen Orr 234 pages Rodale, 2011 List price: $24.99 Stephen Orr has surely seen a million gardens by now. Though that’s an exaggeration, his past and present …

Book Review: The Outdoor Room

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The Outdoor Room by Jamie Durie 224 pages, softcover Harper Design, 2011 List price: $25.99 You may know Jamie Durie from PBS’s The Victory Garden and his HGTV show, The Outdoor Room. He’s the Aussie-accented fireball that not only gets …

Book Review: Seeing Trees

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Seeing Trees: Discover the Extraordinary Secrets of Everyday Trees by Nancy Ross Hugo and Robert Llewellyn (Photographer) 242 pages Timber Press, 2011 List price: $29.95 Trivia buffs love books that take an ordinary subject and reveal extraordinary tidbits of fascinating …