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The Truth About Garden Remedies: What Works, What Doesn't & Why

by Jeff Gillman

Can beer make plants grow? And how about stopping slugs with eggshells? This fearless book assesses new and historic advice and reveals the how and why—and sometimes the why not—for more than 100 common...


The Complete Guide to Working with Worms: Using the Gardener's Best Friend for Organic Gardening and Composting

by Wendy Vincent

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) reports that if we composted 100 percent of our food scraps, we could prevent the equivalent of 20 million metric tons of carbon dioxide emissions each year. Composting...


Heart & Soil: The Revolutionary Good of Gardens

by Des Kennedy

Writer, environmentalist and gardener Des Kennedy has gathered together his best, most outrageous and most contemplative articles and essays of the past decade into a book full of playful wit and insight.

Kennedy...


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.


Botany for Gardeners: Third Edition

by Brian Capon

The essential overview of plant botany, perfect for both beginning and advanced gardeners.


Gardening for a Lifetime: How to Garden Wiser as You Grow Older

by Sydney Eddison

 Spend your time in the garden celebrating your passion for plants instead of struggling to keep up with a to-do list of burdensome tasks. With Syney Eddison's practical and heart-felt guide, gardening can...


Starter Vegetable Gardens: 24 No-Fail Plans for Small Organic Gardens

by Barbara Pleasant

Develop your green thumb as you learn to grow your own food. In this introductory guide to growing vegetables, Barbara Pleasant addresses common problems that first-time gardeners encounter. Using simple language...


Rhapsody in Green: The Garden Wit and Wisdom of Beverley Nichols

by RoyC. Dicks & Beverley Nichols

Beverley Nichols (1898–1983) was a prolific author, playwright, composer, and media personality. Though much of his work has been forgotten, his garden writing has stood the test of time. His amusing anecdotes,...


Practical Science for Gardeners

by Mary Pratt

Informative and entertaining, this book will stimulate experimentation and encourage gardeners to review and improve their current gardening practices. Once gardeners learn how plants are constructed, it is...


So You Want to Start a Nursery

by Tony Avent

In this popular primer on how the nursery industry works, an award-winning nursery owner discusses the merits and disadvantages of retail, wholesale, mail-order, liner operations, and much more.


From the Ground Up: The Story of a First Garden

by Amy Stewart

Amy Stewart had a simple dream. She yearned for a garden filled with colorful jumbles of vegetables and flowers. After she and her husband finished graduate school, they pulled up their Texas roots and headed...


The New American Herbal

by Stephen Orr

From modern garden master Stephen Orr comes a new, definitive book on herbs to finally replace the dusty and outdated classics. Here are entries on hundreds of plants that are extraordinarily useful in cooking,...


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...


The Wild Garden: Expanded Edition

by Rick Darke & William Robinson

A rich combination of original text, modern commentary, and lush photography makes this new edition essential reading for anyone who wants to understand how we have arrived at our present assumptions about gardening...


Botany for Gardeners

by Brian Capon

A bestseller since its debut in 1990, this indispensable and handy reference has now been expanded and updated to include an appendix on plant taxonomy and a comprehensive index. Two dozen new photos and illustrations...


Figs, Dates, Laurel, and Myrrh: Plants of the Bible and the Quran

by Garrison Keillor & LyttonJohn Musselman

This book celebrates the plants of the Old Testament and New Testament, including the Apocrypha, and of the Quran. From acacia, the wood of the tabernacle, to wormwood, whose bitter leaves cured intestinal worms,...


The Dirt-Cheap Green Thumb: 400 Thrifty Tips for Saving Money, Time, and Resources as You Garden

by RhondaMassingham Hart

Discover how frugal gardening can lead to fantastic results! Rhonda Massingham Hart provides practical, time-tested tips that stretch your dollar even as they yield beautiful, bountiful plants. From starting...


Tips for Dirt-Cheap Gardening: Storey Country Wisdom Bulletin A-158

by RhondaMassingham Hart

Since 1973, Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletins have offered practical, hands-on instructions designed to help readers master dozens of country living skills quickly and easily. There are now more than 170 titles...


Pest-Proofing Your Garden: Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletin A-15

by Ruth Harley

Since 1973, Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletins have offered practical, hands-on instructions designed to help readers master dozens of country living skills quickly and easily. There are now more than 170 titles...


Let it Rot!: The Gardener's Guide to Composting (Third Edition)

by Stu Campbell

Transform leaves, grass, and kitchen scraps into gardener’s gold! This easy-to-use guide shows you how to turn household garbage and backyard refuse into nutrient-filled compost that can nourish your soil...