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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.


Henry Mitchell on Gardening

by Henry Mitchell, Susan Davis & Allen Lacy

Gardeners disagree about many things—cannas, double petunias, the color magenta—but on one subject they are unanimous. Henry Mitchell was simply the best garden writer this country has ever produced. As...


The Plant Lover's Guide to Sedums

by Brent Horvath

Sedums are easy-to-grow flowering perennials with succulent foliage. They are available in hundreds of varieties, and gorgeous in gardens and containers. Their color changes dramatically with the seasons-in...


The Plant Lover's Guide to Salvias

by John Whittlesey

Salvia is a family of flowering plants that can be grown in all regions, either as perennials or annuals. The range of sizes, colors, foliage, and hardiness within the genus is substantial, with over 900 species...


Hellstrip Gardening: Create a Paradise between the Sidewalk and the Curb

by Evelyn Hadden & Joshua McCullough

The hellstrip-the space between a street and a public sidewalk, also known as a tree park, boulevard, meridian, and planting strip-is finally getting the attention it deserves! Gardeners everywhere are taking...


The Plant Lover's Guide to Dahlias

by Andy Vernon

Dahlias are the showgirls of the garden. Their colorful blooms, from purple, pink, and white to yellow, orange, and red, come in a huge variety of sizes and shapes. They are also a favorite cut flower, adding...


Deep-Rooted Wisdom: Stories and Skills from Generations of Gardeners

by Augustus Jenkins Farmer

Augustus Jenkins Farmer (aka Jenks) started gardening in the third grade in a corner of the family farm filled with rocks, scrap metal, crinum, and spider lilies. He was free to dig, transplant, and design in...


Soil Mates: Companion Planting for Your Vegetable Garden

by Sara Alway & Kelle Carter

Matchmaking in the garden!

 

In this charming guide to companion planting for your vegetable-garden favorites, you’ll learn why Broccoli ♥ Rosemary and whether Cucumber + Corn = friends with benefits. (Just...


Plant Conservation: Why It Matters and How It Works

by Timothy Walker

Plants' ability to turn sunlight into energy makes them the basis for all life; without them there is no life. And they are more than just a food source-they provide us with fuel, fibers, and pharmaceuticals....


My Garden, the City and Me: Rooftop Adventures in the Wilds of London

by Helen Babbs

Helen Babbs is a self-proclaimed city girl who lives on the second floor of a flat in a chaotic corner of London. An urge to find more green in the city and a stronger connection to the natural world leads her...


The New American Landscape: Leading Voices on the Future of Sustainable Gardening

by Thomas Christopher

Gardeners are the front line of defense in our struggle to tackle the problems of global warming, loss of habitat, water shortages, and shrinking biodiversity.  In The New American Landscape, author and editor...


The Veggie Gardener's Answer Book: Solutions to Every Problem You'll Ever Face; Answers to Every Question You'll Ever Ask

by Barbara W. Ellis

For all of your gardening questions, The Veggie Gardener's Answer Book has the answers, gathered together in a sturdy little book for handy in-the-garden reference. You'll find helpful information on everything...


Around the House and In the Garden: A Memoir of Heartbreak, Healing, and Home Improvement

by Dominique Browning

For six years, House & Garden editor-in-chief Dominique Browning has written a monthly column that weaves together personal stories and tips about home decorating, gardening, and raising children with universal...


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? Mia Amato offers a basketful of tips on understanding everything from basic soil chemistry to the inner life of plants.


Daffodil: The remarkable story of the world's most popular spring Flower

by Noel Kingsbury & Jo Whitworth

There is no harbinger of spring like a field or garden filled with bright yellow daffodils. But the world of the daffodil is much more than just its place in the march of the seasons. It's a plant whose history...


Beatrix Potter's Gardening Life: The Plants and Places That Inspired the Classic Children's Tales

by Marta McDowell

There aren't many books more beloved than The Tale of Peter Rabbit and even fewer authors as iconic as Beatrix Potter. More than 150 million copies of her books have sold worldwide and interest in her work and...


Apples of North America: Exceptional Varieties for Gardeners, Growers, and Cooks

by Tom Burford

The apple is one of the most iconic fruits, traditionally picked on cool fall days and used in pies, crisps, and ciders. And there is a vast world of varieties that goes beyond the common grocery store offerings...


The Bulb Hunter

by Chris Wiesinger & William C. Welch

Dubbed the Bulb Hunter in a 2006 New York Times feature story, Chris Wiesinger took his passion for bulbs to vacant lots, abandoned houses, cemeteries, and construction sites throughout the South in search of...