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Book Review: Cultivating Garden Style

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 …

Book Review: A Garden to Dye For

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 …

Book Review: Four Wings and a Prayer

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 …

Book Review: Hellstrip Gardening

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 …

Book Review: Coffee for Roses

Coffee for Roses

Coffee for Roses …and 70 Other Misleading Myths About Backyard Gardening by C.L. Fornari 146 pages St. Lynn’s Press, 2014 List price: $17.95 Old habits die hard, especially when they’re ones that have been passed down by parents and grandparents.  …

Book Review: Gardening For the Birds

Gardening For the Birds

Gardening For the Birds How to Create a Bird-Friendly Backyard by George Adams 444 pages Timber Press, 2013 List price:  $24.95 It’s a new season and no better time to put garden plans to work.  Want more birds?  George Adams …

Book Review: Fresh Eggs Daily

Fresh Eggs Daily

Fresh Eggs Daily Raising Happy, Healthy Chickens…Naturally by Lisa Steele 160 pages St. Lynn’s Press, 2013 List price: $17.95 With Chick Days upon us, there’s no better time to choose a guide for keeping backyard chickens. I’ve read a few …