Plant Breeding for the Home Gardener How to Create Unique Vegetables & Flowers by Joseph Tychonievich 216 pages Timber Press, 2013 List price: $19.95 For me, the best kind of non-fiction books are those in which you can “hear” the … Read Article
The Roots of My Obsession: Thirty Great Gardeners Reveal Why They Garden edited by Thomas C. Cooper 162 pages Timber Press, 2012 List price: $14.95 I’m always interested in the how and why of things, especially when it comes to … Read Article
Common kitchen and office storage accessories can help organize your garden life, says Lorene Edwards Forkner, author of Handmade Garden Projects. Use these everyday items to bring order to your potting shed.
Little House in the Suburbs Backyard farming and home skills for self-sufficient living by Deanna Caswell and Daisy Siskin 256 pages Betterway Home, 2012 List price: $22.99 With self-sufficiency gaining in popularity, the timing is perfect for a book like … Read Article
Stacy Walters, the Healthy Gardener, gives you a sneak peek at what we’re growing in Horticulture’s Giving Garden! For more from the Healthy Gardener, check out the Summer 2012 workshop: http://www.gardenershub.com/the-healthy-gardener-spring-2012
Yes, You Can! And Freeze and Dry It, Too The Modern Step-by-Step Guide to Preserving Food by Daniel Gasteiger 252 pages Cool Springs Press, 2011 List price: $19.95 With the harvesting season well under way in our gardens, the question … Read Article
Herbs! Creative Herb Garden Themes and Projects by Judy Lowe 192 pages Cool Springs Press, 2011 List price: $19.95 Books on edibles – both growing them and preparing them – abound, but here’s one of a different nature. Herbs! by … Read Article
Probably not the most tasteful blog post title from a lady who just had a baby… But what else did you expect?
Garden Rules: The Snappy Synopsis for the Modern Gardener by Jayme Jenkins and Billie Brownell 144 pages Cool Springs Press, 2011 List price: $9.95 There’s a lot of information packed into this little book. The size of a mass market … Read Article
A long time ago in a galaxy far away, I worked at a garden center with an ingenious lass that would venture to guess which bathroom stall I favored in the ladies’ room and leave small favors floating in the … Read Article
My OB did not seem keen to accept a $50 bribe to induce me immediately.