I have had the opportunity to visit the New York Botanical Garden twice. It is an awe-inspiring place with over 300,00 trees and over a million plants. If you were ever in a need for a green reprieve from the … Read Article
Planting in a Post-Wild World by Thomas Rainer and Claudia West was award one of five 2016 Book Awards by the American Horticultural Society. We reached out to the society and the judges to find out why this book earned … Read Article
I will admit that I have a weakness for garden history books. So I was excited to have the opportunity to read David Squire’s most recent release: A Miscellany for Garden-Lovers. Squire explores the history of gardening by examining garden … Read Article
If you say the name Dr. Allan Armitage in conversations and the listener’s face lights up, you know you are talking with a hardcore gardener. In the world of gardening, garden publishing and education, Dr. Armitage is well known and … Read Article
Must-read books for the perennial gardener. Read Article
The American Meadow Garden—if you’re ready to trade your turfgrass lawn for a diverse carpet of color and texture, you need this book. Ornamental grasses expert John Greenlee recommends grasses plus flowering plants for your own personal meadow.
It is far beyond frustrating to spend good time, energy and money planning and planting a beautiful garden only to watch deer treat it as a personal all-you-can-eat buffet.
A good book can be a great help in choosing just the right shrub for your situation and desires. Want to improve your winter view? See Wonders of the Winter Landscape, which is all about trees and shrubs with compelling … Read Article
Here’s a great book to inspire anyone planning a mixed border.
This week we’re featuring an oldie-but-goodie. Designing and Maintaining Your Edible Landscape Naturally, by Robert Kourik, was first published in 1986, but as edible gardening is enjoying a steady uptick in interest, this book should be finding renewed popularity as … Read Article
I recommended two books on the Winter Blues podcast so I have listed the links to those two books below so you can find out more about them. Happy reading! #1 – Wonders of the Winter Landscape by Vincent Simeone … Read Article