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Microfarming for Profit: From Garden to Glory

by Dave DeWitt

This is a candid entrepreneur's guide on how to turn unused property into an efficient, fun, and profitable microfarm.


Why We Garden

by Jim Nollman

The spirit of gardening is a deepening connection with nature that transforms the gardener into an adventurer encountering lessons great and small. Author Jim Nollman sees the connection to the garden as the...


Growing and Marketing Ginseng, Goldenseal and other Woodland Medicinals

by Jeanine Davis & W. Scott Persons

The most comprehensive, truly practical guide to the cultivation of woodland botanicals


Sustainable Market Farming: Intensive Vegetable Production on a Few Acres

by Pam Dawling

Growing for 100 – the complete year-round guide for the small-scale market grower.


Five Acres and Independence

by Maurice G. Kains

This classic of the back-to-the-land movement is packed with solid, timeless information. Written by a renowned horticulturist, it has taught generations how to make their land self-sufficient. 95 figures.


Taste, Memory: Forgotten Foods, Lost Flavors, and Why They Matter

by David Buchanan & Gary Paul Nabhan

Taste, Memory traces the experiences of modern-day explorers who rediscover culturally rich forgotten foods and return them to our tables for all to experience and savor.

In Taste, Memory author David Buchanan...


Old Southern Apples: A Comprehensive History and Description of Varieties for Collectors, Growers, and Fruit Enthusiasts, 2nd Edition

by Creighton Lee Calhoun

A book that became an instant classic when it first appeared in 1995, Old Southern Apples is an indispensable reference for fruit lovers everywhere, especially those who live in the southern United States. Out...


Growing, Older: A Chronicle of Death, Life, and Vegetables

by Joan Dye Gussow

Michael Pollan calls her one of his food heroes. Barbara Kingsolver credits her with shaping the history and politics of food in the United States. And countless others who have vied for a food revolution, pushed...


The Spare-Time Gardener: Tips and Tricks for Those on the Go

by Barbara Hill Freeman

Offering tips on finding your own gardening style, choosing climate-appropriate plants, creating low-maintenance landscaping and hardscaping, and weeding efficiently and effectively, Freeman understands that...


The Garden Explored

by Mia Amato & The Exploratorium

What makes your garden grow? Find out with author Mia Amato's The Garden Explored. This book offers a basketful of tips on understanding everything from basic soil chemistry to the inner life of plants. With...


Down to Earth: Practical Thoughts for Passionate Gardeners

by Margot Rochester

Down to Earth is a book that speaks to the soul of the passionate gardener of any experience level, exploring and detailing all the pleasures that gardeners enjoy from this hobby. Rochester encourages readers...


Gardener's Fitness: Weeding Out the Aches and Pains

by Barbara Pearlman

A practical, easy-to-follow manual, Gardener's Fitness includes conditioning exercises, postural guidance for moving correctly and safely, therapeutic stretches to relieve discomfort, and a variety of gentle...


Earthly Delights: Gardening by the Seasons the Easy Way

by Margot Rochester

Written conversationally and embroidered with gentle wit, Earthly Delights is essential for the gardener who;s desperate to create the garden they've always dreamed about--without the endless hassles and expense...


Beautiful Corn: America's Original Grain from Seed to Plate

by Anthony Boutard

From seed to plate – the seasons of a remarkable crop


The Art of Bonsai: Creation, Care and Enjoyment

by Yuji Yoshimura & Giovanna M. Halford

Learn the ins and outs of proper bonsai design and care with this comprehensive Japanese gardening book.

Japanese bonsai have long been admired throughout the world while their care and preservation have seemed...


Beginning Bonsai: The Gentle Art of Miniature Tree Growing

by Larry Student & Shirley Student

Learn to grow and care for decorative bonsai trees with this user-friendly Japanese gardening book.

For those with no bonsai tree growing experience, Beginning Bonsai: The Gentle Art of Miniature Tree Growing...


An Abundance of Flowers

by Judith M. Taylor

Walk into any nursery, florist, or supermarket, and you’ll encounter displays of dozens of gorgeous flowers, from chrysanthemums to orchids. At one time these fanciful blooms were the rare trophies of the...


A Maine Artist's Garden Journal

by Loretta Krupinski

Noted marine and children's-book artist Loretta Krupinski found that she had to relearn many of her gardening skills when she moved from Connecticut to coastal Maine. A practical gardener, she kept notebooks...


The Wild Out Your Window

by Sy Montgomery

What could be better than watching the natural world out your window or on your television? Going out and experiencing it firsthand. In these fifty essays, acclaimed nature and science writer Sy Montgomery takes...


The Vermont Gardener's Companion

by Henry Homeyer

The Vermont Gardener's Companion tells how to get the most out of Vermont’s short gardening season and details how readers can use organic methods to improve soil, deal with diseases and pests, and get better...