Tag Archives: gardening

Book Review: Grow the Good Life

Grow the Good Life Why a Vegetable Garden Will Make You Happy, Healthy, Wealthy, and Wise by Michele Owens 224 pages Rodale, 2011 List price: $24.99 Some gardening books are how-tos and some are entertaining. The former, I tend to …

Book Review: From Seed to Skillet

From Seed to Skillet A Guide to Growing, Tending, Harvesting and Cooking Up Fresh, Healthy Food to Share with People You Love by Jimmy Williams and Susan Heeger 176 pages Chronicle Books, 2010 List price: $30.00 With so many books …

Book Review: Garden Up!

Garden Up! Smart Vertical Gardening for Small and Large Spaces by Susan Morrison & Rebecca Sweet 224 pages Cool Springs Press, 2011 List price: $19.95 Sears had “The Wish Book.” Many companies have an “idea book.” Garden Up! is both. …

Book Review: Sugar Snaps and Strawberries

Sugar Snaps and Strawberries:Simple Solutions for Creating Your Own Small-Space Edible Garden by Andrea Bellamy 224 pages Timber Press, 2011 List price: $19.95 There’s a plethora of edible gardening books on the market today, following the rising trend of growing …

Best Garden Blog Red Dirt Ramblings

We chose this blogger as the first recipient of the Horticulture Best Garden Blog 2011 award because you would be hard-pressed to come across someone in the garden blogging community who hasn’t known, read, or had the chance to meet her.

Join Team Horticulture!

In this age of social media, I’m reaching out here on the Editor’s Blog to see if there is one among you who wants to join a dynamic team of passionate gardeners who are carrying on the Horticulture tradition in the 21st century.

i’m also a shopkeeper

Before I took on my current role with Horticulture I was the managing editor of the magazine. My focus then was on the print product, and my duties were similar to an air-traffic controller’s whose job it was to make sure it was smooth flying for every issue from making assignments to sending the files off to the printer. Now I include “shopkeeper” among my responsibilities.