Gardening Book Reviews

Find Kylee Baumle’s latest gardening book reviews here and then visit Kylee’s Corner at Gardener’s Hub to see which of her reviewed gardening books are available (and often on sale). For even more from Kylee, visit her blog, Our Little Acre.

Forest Bathing: Yes, It’s a Thing Now

Forest Bathing

Forest bathing does not require water or a bathing suit, nor does it even offer the opportunity for skinny dipping (well, actually, maybe it does but that’s up to you). Forest bathing is the act of entering a forested area and tuning into the sights, sounds, smells and surroundings such that you’re getting a dose of nature that will improve your well-being.

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Book Review: Cultivating Garden Style

Cultivating Garden Style Inspired ideas and practical advice to unleash your garden personality by Rochelle Greayer 324 pages 2014, Timber Press List price:  $35.00, hardcover Fans of Rochelle Greayer’s Studio ‘g’ blog and the gardening newspaper/magazine Pith + Vigor will …

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Book Review: A Garden to Dye For

A Garden to Dye For: How to Use Plants from the Garden to Create Natural Colors for Fabrics and Fibers by Chris McLaughlin 160 pages St. Lynn’s Press, 2014 List price: $17.95 As is usually the case with St. Lynn’s …

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Book Review: Four Wings and a Prayer

Four Wings and a Prayer: Caught in the Mystery of the Monarch Butterfly by Sue Halpern 224 pages Vintage, Reprint edition, 2002 List price: $15.00, Softcover While usual reviews posted here are for recent releases, good books come out every …

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Book Review: Hellstrip Gardening

Hellstrip Gardening  Create a paradise between the sidewalk and the curb by Evelyn Hadden 296 pages Timber Press, 2014 List price:  $24.95, softcover It’s a virtual no-man’s land and everyone’s, all at the same time and no one really knows …

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