Author Archives: Kylee Baumle

Book Review: Small-Space Container Gardens

Small-Space Container Gardens

Small-Space Container Gardens Transform Your Balcony, Porch, or Patio with Fruits, Flowers, Foliage & Herbs by Fern Richardson 188 pages Timber Press, 2012 List price: $19.95 Fern Richardson is the mastermind behind the wildly popular blog, Life on the Balcony. …

Book Review: Rain Gardens

Rain Gardens

Rain Gardens: Sustainable Landscaping for a Beautiful Yard and a Healthy World by Lynn M. Steiner and Robert W. Domm 192 pages Voyageur Press, 2012 List price: $24.99 In recent years, awareness has risen not only about the problem of …

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 …