Recommended Reading

Great gardening books, websites and other resources to help you become a better gardener.

Gardening in 1935

Ever wonder what American gardening was like decades ago? What were the popular plants, the challenges facing gardeners, the methods they relied upon? Horticulture has been in publication since 1904, and our back issues give a glimpse at the gardening life of old.

Sunflower Houses

In many ways, Christmastime is for children, and so is the book Sunflower Houses. But just as adults can’t help but enjoy the magic of Christmas—and appreciate it better than kids—so too do grown-up gardeners fall in love with this classic book by Sharon Lovejoy.