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 Speedy Vegetable Garden by Mark Diacono & Lia Leendertz 208 pages Timber Press, 2013 List price: $18.95 Some people aren’t into gardening and some people are obsessed with it. The Speedy Vegetable Garden is for those that are somewhere … Read Article
Kiss My Aster: A Graphic Guide to Creating a Fantastic Yard Totally Tailored to You by Amanda Thomsen 160 pages Storey Publishing, 2012 List price: $16.95 Your life isn’t complete until you’ve met Amanda Thomsen. She’s one of a kind … Read Article
Why Grow That When You Can Grow This? 255 Extraordinary Alternatives to Everyday Problem Plants by Andrew Keys 340 pages Timber Press, 2012 List price: $24.95 If there’s one thing that nearly all gardeners have in common, it’s that we … 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
The Unexpected Houseplant 220 Extraordinary Choices for Every Spot in Your Home by Tovah Martin 326 pages Timber Press, 2012 List price: $22.95 Just as the title suggests, you’ll find Martin’s unlikely houseplant suggestions to be a refreshing departure from … Read Article
American Grown: The Story of the White House Kitchen Garden and Gardens Across America by Michelle Obama 272 pages, hardcover Crown Publishers, 2012 List price: $30.00 Our nation’s First Lady inspired many to give gardening a try when she led … Read Article
Waterwise Plants for Sustainable Gardens: 200 Drought-Tolerant Choices for All Climates by Lauren Springer Ogden and Scott Ogden 248 pages Timber Press, 2011 List price: $24.95 The Ogdens could not have known that the US would suffer one of the … Read Article
All the Garden’s a Stage: Choosing the Best Performing Plants for a Sustainable Garden by Jane C. Gates 144 pages Schiffer, 2012 List price: $29.99 With so many books available to beginning and veteran gardeners that give basic and intermediate … Read Article
Want to create a compost but don’t have enough materials to get started? Deanna Caswell and Daisy Siskin of Little House in the Suburbs share how to adapt purchased compost to reflect the richness of homemade compost.
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.