English Cottage Gardening: For American Gardeners, Revised Edition

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Thanks to the extraordinary photographs and gardening wisdom in this classic book, the elegant intimacy of the English cottage garden is a practical possibility for amateur gardeners in diverse regions of the United States.

The author has analyzed the aesthetic and horticultural elements in ten representative cottage gardens―eight in England and two in the United States. Her spectacular photographs render the look and atmosphere of these gardens, while her text focuses on easily grown, readily available plants that are adaptable to a wide variety of climatic and soil conditions. In the back of the book―completely updated for this new edition―may be found specific horticultural information on a wide variety of cottage garden plants commonly available in the United States, glossaries of Latin and common names, and a list of sources for old rose varieties. The gardens in this beautiful book are not those of the great estates of England, manicured by staffs of professional gardeners. They are, instead, labors of love on the part of individual homeowners, many of whom started with bleak, rubble-strewn lots and went on to create the enchanted settings pictured here.W W Norton Company

A to Z Gardening for Beginners

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Gardening might seem like an easy thing to do. Buy a plant, dig a hole in the ground, drop the plant in it, and cover it up waiting for blooms to suddenly appear. If only it were that simple.
The overall idea of gardening is basic, but gardening is very intricate. It’s not as simple as just buying a plant and planting it. Gardening involves pest control, weeding, knowing the needs of each plant, soil types, etc. But if you’ve just started to become interested in gardening, there’s a lot to know. It can be easy to get excited and buy everything you see garden related, but take it slow.

This guide will help you know all the basics of gardening. Everything from types of gardens, how much sunlight plants need, companion planting, essential gardening tools to have, and much more. When you’re done reading, you’ll be fully prepared to create your garden and make it one of the best.

The Benefits of Gardening

So, you decided to give gardening a try. That’s great! Gardening has many benefits for your health. It can not only help to improve it, but it has the ability to reduce stress and anxiety and works to keep your mind active. It also good to help relax. Relax? Yes, gardening can lead to relaxation in many ways. One is that you’re outside and in nature. It’s been scientifically proven that being outside can help give you daily doses of Vitamin D, help improve your mood, and give you a better night’s sleep. The other way of relaxation is just that, sleep. Working in a garden can help give you a better’s night sleep. So, before you decide to take other means to fall asleep, try spending a day gardening instead.
These benefits are just a sample of the happiness and fulfillment that gardening will give you.

Backyard Gardening: Turn Even Smallest Area To Perfect Garden

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Backyard Gardening

Turn Even Smallest Area To Perfect Garden

In this book Gardening in the Backyard for the Beginners you will learn to make amazing organic vegetable gardens for your backyard. Vegetable gardens are not very difficult to establish as you think. This book is a complete package for the beginners who want to grow their own vegetables in backyard. First of all you will learn here that how to choose the right place for your garden. Next to it you will learn to choose perfect soil for planting vegetables. Furthermore you will find some vegetables that you can easily grow in your small or medium sized vegetable garden. Moreover some tips and tricks are also discussed in this book that will make your whole vegetable gardening process really very easy. In addition you will also find some basic garden tools to accomplish the task. Thus after reading this book you will be in a better position to grow your own vegetable garden. The main topics covered in this enchanting book are:

  • How to pick the right place for vegetable gardens?
  • Right size of vegetable gardens; design and layout plans
  • How to make soil perfect for vegetable gardens?
  • 7 vegetables that you can grow easily
  • Basic garden tools that you must have!
  • Some tips and tricks to make an adorable and lasting vegetable garden
  • And much much more!!

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Desert Gardens of Steve Martino

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This survey of twenty-one gardens by Steve Martino, whose work blends colorful, man-made elements with native plants to reflect the sun-drenched beauty of the desert, is sure to inspire gardeners, landscapers, and admirers of California and the Southwest.

For more than thirty years, Steve Martino has been committed to the development and advancement of landscape architecture in the Southwest. His pioneering work with native plant material and the development of a desert-derived design aesthetic is widely recognized. A recurring theme of his work is the dramatic juxtaposition of man-made elements with ecological processes of the region. His love for the desert–the interplay of light and shadow, the colors, plants, and wildlife–inspires his work.

As Martino explains, “Gardens consist of two worlds, the man-made and the natural one. I’ve described my design style as ‘Weeds and Walls’–nature and man. I use native plants to make the transition from a building to the adjacent natural desert.”

Though Martino’s work is deeply connected to the natural world, he also has a flair for the dramatic, which is apparent from his lively color selections, sculptural use of plants, and keen attention to lighting, shadows, and reflections. Boldly colored stucco walls frame compelling views of the desert and sky, expanding the outdoor living area while solving common site problems such as lack of privacy or shade. Interspersed are custom structures molded in translucent fiberglass in vivid hues–colorful arbors, outdoor showers, and internally lit benches.

Texas Organic Vegetable Gardening: The Total Guide to Growing Vegetables, Fruits, Herbs, and Other Edible Plants the Natural Way

Price: $26.95 - $20.26
(as of Nov 07,2018 19:03:09 UTC – Details)

This book shows you how to have healthy soil and recommends environmentally safe products and even some homemade remedies to control pests and diseases in your garden. It describes more than 100 food plants and gives specific information on the growth habits, culture, harvest, and storage of each.

California Native Plants for the Garden

Price: $29.95
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California Native Plants for the Garden is a comprehensive resource that features more than 500 of the best California native plants for gardening in Mediterranean-climate areas of the world. Authored by three of the state’s leading native-plant horticulturists and illustrated with 450 color photos, this reference book also includes chapters on landscape design, installation, and maintenance. Detailed lists of recommended native plants for a variety of situations and appendices with information on places to see native plants and where to buy them are also provided.Used Book in Good Condition

Organic Methods for Vegetable Gardening in Florida

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“A wonderful and well-researched book that describes all aspects of organic gardening, from seed to harvest, as well as how to gather seeds from your labors for subsequent years. This book will help you create a garden that will produce food for yourself and your family, whether you live in Florida or not.”–Nell Newman, president of Newman’s Own Organics

“With demand and desire exploding for fresh, healthful, locally grown produce, Ginny and Melissa are right on time. Hold a copy close, dig a plot, and grow your own!”–Michel Nischan, president of Wholesome Wave

“If you want to grow your own vegetables organically but are unsure how to get started—this is the book for you.”—Steve Christman, Floridata.com

“An excellent addition for any Floridian interested in raising food, either on a small-scale commercial basis or simply for the pleasure of seeing a garden grow.”—Marilyn E. Swisher, coeditor of Managed Ecosystems: The Mesoamerican Experience

With food costs on the rise, people are turning to their own yards for affordable and delicious produce. In Organic Methods for Vegetable Gardening in Florida, expert botanist Ginny Stibolt and Master Gardener Melissa Contreras provide  simple and accessible advice for successful, pesticide-free vegetable gardening in Florida, where soil types vary and mild winters do not clear out all pests. They offer suggestions for opportunities beyond the home garden, advice on what to do with over-abundant harvests, and tips for developing a community garden. They also address pest management, appropriate bed types, irrigation, seed saving, proper harvesting, and food safety.

By providing information that helps people get closer to their food sources, Stibolt and Contreras have created an invaluable guide for everyday gardeners as well as small farmers who wish to expand their operations in order to participate in farmers markets or CSAs.


The Garden Tourist: 120 Destination Gardens and Nurseries in the Northeast

Price: $21.95
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The Garden Tourist is a specialty travel book aimed at weekend gardeners, professional landscape designers and vacation travelers. The 256-page book profiles 120 botanical gardens, historic estates and destination nurseries. It is divided into chapters by state, from southern Maine and Vermont, New Hampshire, to Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, Hudson River Valley in New York, eastern Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Maps and suggested itineraries begin each chapter. The book is richly illustrated with 665 color photos that entice the reader to hop in the car. Contact information, admission fees, hours, and special events, along with at-a-glance symbols that denote garden amenities make trip planning a breeze.256 Pages
665 Color photos
Regional maps
Suggested itineraries

The Gardener’s Bed-Book: Short and Long Pieces to Be Read in Bed by Those Who Love Green Growing Things (Modern Library Gardening)

Price: $17.00 - $15.46
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First published in 1929, The Gardener’s Bed-Book is a much beloved gardening classic by the renowned editor of House & Garden magazine in the 1920s and ’30s. Each of its 365 perfectly sized little essays is meant to be read in bed at night after a long day’s work, either real or imagined, in the garden. A charming and mischievously funny companion to curl up with, Wright ranges comfortably—and lyrically—from giving gardening advice to meditating on such topics as antique collecting and travel, great literature and architecture. He is an addictive delight, as memorable describing the challenges of growing plume poppies as he is the simple pleasure of hanging up the dish towel once the housework is done. Written in language that is as timeless as it is seductive, The Gardener’s Bed-Book will appeal to gardening experts and armchair enthusiasts alike.

This Modern Library edition is published with a new Introduction by Dominique Browning, the editor in chief of House & Garden and author of Around the House and in the Garden and the forthcoming Paths of Desire: The Passions of a Suburban Gardener.

Rodale’s Illustrated Encyclopedia of Organic Gardening

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(as of Oct 28,2018 08:58:11 UTC – Details)

This gorgeously illustrated guide to gardening contains the tips and techniques needed to produce beautiful flowers, top-quality herbs, and appetizing, wholesome fruits and vegetables. Explore the latest methods for cultivation without chemicals, discover the benefits of composting, and learn how to maintain an organic garden year-round. Packed with stunning photography throughout, you’ll be see why the organic gardening movement can create beautiful results equal to, and more often superior than, gardening with pesticides.

The Rodale Illustrated Encyclopedia of Organic Gardening is the complete, comprehensive guide to a natural and chemical-free garden. Whether you’re an experienced gardener looking to go organic, or a beginner wanting to create a healthy, natural garden, this guide has all the advice you need to turn your garden into thing of natural beauty, safe for kids, pets, and wildlife. The Rodale Illustrated Encyclopedia of Organic Gardening is your invitation to organic gardening for spectacular, all-natural results.