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Eat Your Greens: The Surprising Power of Homegrown Leaf Crops

by David Kennedy New Society Publishers (September 22, 2014)

Turn over a new leaf with these nutritional powerhouses for your kitchen garden


The Visual Dictionary of Plants & Gardening

by Ariane Archambault & Jean-Claude Corbeil Les Éditions Québec Amérique (July 20, 2012)

The Visual Dictionary of Plants and Gardening brings you into the fascinating world of vegetables, from ferns to mosses, flowering plants or trees, and presents tools used to cultivate ornamental or food plants....


Kyoto Gardens: Masterworks of the Japanese Gardener's Art

by Judith Clancy & Ben Simmons Tuttle Publishing (March 10, 2015)

Kyoto Gardens is a labor of love from master photographer Ben Simmons and Kyoto-based writer Judith Clancy. Simmons' photographs present a fresh and contemporary look at Kyoto's most important gardens. Their...


Flower Gardening: Ideas & Tips for Propagating Flowers and Creating Flower Beds

by Olivia D. Ramsey Speedy Title Management LLC (August 12, 2014)

In this handy guide, readers can learn lots about flower gardening. With sections such as: Types of Herbaceous plants, Maintenance, Cultivation, taking Stem Cuttings, Simple Layering of Houseplants & Air Layering,...


Bountiful Bonsai: Create Instant Indoor Container Gardens with Edible Fruits, Herbs and Flowers

by Richard W. Bender Tuttle Publishing (January 13, 2015)

Bonsai—the Japanese art of training plants to form elegant sculptures—is an age-old craft that appeals to gardeners and non-gardeners alike. Bountiful Bonsai presents a radical new approach that applies bonsai...


The Tulip

by Anna Pavord Bloomsbury Publishing (August 15, 2014)

THE TULIP is not a gardening book. It is the story of a flower that has made men mad. Greed, desire, anguish and devotion have all played their part in the development of the tulip into the world-wide phenomenon...


On Guerrilla Gardening

by Richard Reynolds Bloomsbury Publishing (July 31, 2014)

On Guerrilla Gardening is an activist's call to arms to all citizens - green-fingered, green-thinking or curious - to join the revolution of guerrilla gardening: transforming public space into oases of colour...


Independence Days: A Guide to Sustainable Food Storage & Preservation

by Sharon Astyk New Society Publishers (November 01, 2009)

Declare food security in your own backyard.


Urban Agriculture: Ideas and Designs for the New Food Revolution

by David Tracey New Society Publishers (April 26, 2011)

The new food revolution happening right where you live


Opium for the Masses: Harvesting Nature's Best Pain Medication

by Jim Hogshire Feral House (October 01, 2009)

A practical guide to growing and using poppies and other botanical wonders.


Grow What You Eat, Eat What You Grow: The Green Man's Guide to Living & Eating Sustainably All Year Round

by Randy Shore Arsenal Pulp Press (September 22, 2014)

A book of recipes and gardening tips for living and eating sustainably and responsibly all year round.


The Art of Gardening With Roses

by Graham Stuart Thomas Henry Holt and Co. (October 07, 2014)

Graham Stuart Thomas stands alone as the world's pre-eminent rose gardener. In this unique presentation he focuses on the uses of a variety of garden plants--flowering and nonflowering--with which to create...


Why We Garden

by Jim Nollman Henry Holt and Co. (September 23, 2014)

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...


Gardening Basics for Beginners: Gardening Basics for Beginners Series

by Nina Greene Mojo Enterprises (April 12, 2014)

Want to start a garden, but don't know how? Gardening Basics for Beginners gives you the information you need to successfully and confidently plant and grow a thriving garden. With this book, you'll receive...


Garden Styles: Introduction to 25 Garden Styles: Gardening Basics for Beginners Series

by Nina Greene Mojo Enterprises (June 18, 2012)

Garden Styles: Introduction to 25 Garden Designs & Styles offers a general overview of 25 unique iconic garden styles. In this fully illustrated guide, the author defines and explains common style choices that...


Homesteading Ideas for Growing What You Eat in Your Garden: No Bs Guide on Homesteading and Self Sufficiency

by William Whittaker Mojo Enterprises (November 15, 2012)

No BS Guide on Homesteading and Self Sufficiency Do you enjoy dining on garden-fresh vegetables? Do you like to save money? Why not combine the two by homesteading so you can eat healthy veggies plucked fresh...


Seeds: One Man's Serendipitous Journey to Find the Trees That Inspired Famous American Writers from Faulkner to Kerouac, Welty to Wharton

by Richard Horan HarperCollins e-books (April 19, 2011)

"Seeds reads like the best of a roundtable discussion amongst John Muir, Bill Bryson, and David Sedaris. From the fields of Gettysburg to the home of Kerouac, Horan takes an unlikely premise and weaves it into...


Growing and Marketing Ginseng, Goldenseal and other Woodland Medicinals

by Jeanine Davis & W. Scott Persons New Society Publishers (July 07, 2014)

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


Bokashi Composting: Scraps to Soil in Weeks

by Adam Footer New Society Publishers (December 16, 2013)

The safe, clean, and convenient way to compost all your food scraps.


Grow a Sustainable Diet: Planning and Growing to Feed Ourselves and the Earth

by Cindy Conner New Society Publishers (February 17, 2014)

Row by row – maximize your harvest and feed your soil by developing a customized plan for your garden


Raising Goats Naturally: The Complete Guide to Milk, Meat and More

by Deborah Niemann New Society Publishers (September 23, 2013)

Produce your own milk, cheese, meat, fiber, fertilizer and more


Uprisings: A Hands-On Guide to the Community Grain Revolution

by Sarah Simpson & Heather McLeod New Society Publishers (October 14, 2013)

From seed to loaf—everything you need to know to build community with grain.


Pure Poultry: Living Well with Heritage Chickens, Turkeys and Ducks

by Victoria Redhed Miller New Society Publishers (October 21, 2013)

Hatching a sustainable life with heritage poultry


Browsing Nature's Aisles: A Year of Foraging for Wild Food in the Suburbs

by Wendy Brown & Eric Brown New Society Publishers (September 23, 2013)

Mud clams, knotweed, and plants that bite back – one family’s adventures in suburban foraging


EAT UP: The Inside Scoop on Rooftop Agriculture

by Lauren Mandel New Society Publishers (April 26, 2013)

From roof to table – urban food has reached new heights.


Earth Repair: A Grassroots Guide to Healing Toxic and Damaged Landscapes

by Leila Darwish New Society Publishers (May 31, 2013)

Resistance is fertile – bioremediation techniques to heal the earth.


Sustainable Market Farming: Intensive Vegetable Production on a Few Acres

by Pam Dawling New Society Publishers (January 25, 2013)

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


Stalking the Wild Amaranth

by Janet Marinelli Henry Holt and Co. (July 29, 2014)

An important horticultural memoir articulating a new landscape art that's both environmentally sensitive and rich in creativity.

Janet Marinelli left her comfortable city garden to join a botanist colleague in...


Frankie Flowers Two-Book Bundle

by Frankie Flowers Collins (June 17, 2014)

Have you ever looked enviously at a neighbour’s garden and wished you had a green thumb? Have you ever gone to the garden centre full of enthusiasm, only to find yourself overwhelmed, confused and defeated?...


Aquaponics System: A Practical Guide To Building & Maintaining Your Own Backyard Aquaponics

by Bowe Packer Bowe Packer (April 05, 2014)

"Curious and Interested in Aquaponics?" "Want to grow organic vegetables and have fresh fish to eat?" "looking to discover how to build your own backyard aquaponics system?" This Practical Guide Is Designed...


Jamie Durie's Edible Garden Design

by Jamie Durie Harper Design (June 24, 2014)

Colorful and practical, an edible garden can radically transform an outdoor space and is an affordable, sustainable source of fresh fruit, vegetables, and herbs. In this hands-on guidebook, internationally renowned...


Eco-yards: Simple Steps to Earth-Friendly Landscapes

by Laureen Rama New Society Publishers (February 08, 2011)

How to have a beautiful, environmentally-friendly, low-maintenance yard


Bioshelter Market Garden: A Permaculture Farm

by Darrell Frey New Society Publishers (February 01, 2011)

This comprehensive manual contains a wealth of information on creating sustainable food systems based on permaculture principles.


Seeds of Hope: Wisdom and Wonder from the World of Plants

by Gail Hudson, Jane Goodall & Michael Pollan Grand Central Publishing (April 01, 2014)

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

From world-renowned scientist Jane Goodall, as seen in the new National Geographic documentary Jane, comes a fascinating examination of the critical role that trees and plants play in...


More Thorny Problems

by Helen Yemm Simon & Schuster UK (April 10, 2014)

For more than a decade, Helen has been fielding letters from anxious readers, and this is a new compilation of the myriad queries she has received and answered over that time. Her weekly 'Thorny Problems' column...


Native Florida Plants: Low Maintenance Landscaping and Gardening

by Robert G. Haehle & Joan Brookwell Taylor Trade Publishing (January 01, 2004)

Many counties in Florida now require that new commercial landscapes contain a percentage of native plants. Native landscapes are easier to maintain, use less water and thrive without chemical pesticides and...


Homegrown Tea

by Cassie Liversidge St. Martin's Press (March 25, 2014)

Homegrown Tea explains how to grow a large variety of plants in your own garden, on a balcony or even on a window sill could become your tea cupboard. It shows you how to grow your tea from seeds, cuttings,...


Planting Tomatoes: Tips Before You Begin

by Steve Lucas Life Changer Press (January 21, 2012)

Planting Tomatoes (Tips Before You Begin) is the perfect companion book for when you decide to embark on your own question of cultivating your very own tomatoes. Using a variety of tips and FAQs, this book will...


Five Acres and Independence

by Maurice G. Kains Dover Publications (May 20, 2013)

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.


Farmers of Forty Centuries: Organic Farming in China, Korea, and Japan

by F. H. King Dover Publications (July 23, 2013)

Intriguing glimpses of early 20th century Asian farmers' utilization of waste; methods of irrigation, reforestation, and land reclamation; topics related to waste-free methods of cultivation; plus customs of...


The Grafter's Handbook, 6th Edition

by R.J. Garner & Steve Bradley Chelsea Green Publishing (March 04, 2013)

R.J. Garner's The Grafter's Handbook is the classic reference book and revered encyclopedia (and the only one of its kind) on plant propagation by grafting, and has been favored by orchardists and gardeners...


Market Farming Success: The Business of Growing and Selling Local Food, 2nd Editon

by Lynn Byczynski Chelsea Green Publishing (September 17, 2013)

An insider's guide to market gardening and farming for those in the business of growing and selling food, flowers, herbs, or plants.

Market Farming Success identifies the key areas that usually trip up beginners-and...


The New Cider Maker's Handbook: A Comprehensive Guide for Craft Producers

by Claude Jolicoeur Chelsea Green Publishing (September 11, 2013)

All around the world, the public's taste for fermented cider has been growing more rapidly than at any time in the past 150 years. And with the growing interest in locally grown and artisanal foods, many new...


Growing Food in a Hotter, Drier Land: Lessons from Desert Farmers on Adapting to Climate Uncertainty

by Gary Paul Nabhan & Bill McKibben Chelsea Green Publishing (June 14, 2013)

How to harvest water and nutrients, select drought-tolerant plants, and create natural diversity

Because climatic uncertainty has now become "the new normal," many farmers, gardeners and orchard-keepers in North...


The Resilient Farm and Homestead: An Innovative Permaculture and Whole Systems Design Approach

by Ben Falk Chelsea Green Publishing (May 23, 2013)

The Resilient Farm and Homestead is a manual for developing durable, beautiful, and highly functional human habitat systems fit to handle an age of rapid transition.

Ben Falk is a land designer and site developer...


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

by David Buchanan & Gary Paul Nabhan Chelsea Green Publishing (October 25, 2012)

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...


Sowing Seeds in the Desert: Natural Farming, Global Restoration, and Ultimate Food Security

by Masanobu Fukuoka & Larry Korn Chelsea Green Publishing (May 28, 2012)

The earth is in great peril, due to the corporatization of agriculture, the rising climate crisis, and the ever-increasing levels of global poverty, starvation, and desertification on a massive scale. This present...


The Holistic Orchard: Tree Fruits and Berries the Biological Way

by Michael Phillips Chelsea Green Publishing (January 10, 2012)

Many people want to grow fruit on a small scale but lack the insight to be successful orchardists. Growing tree fruits and berries is something virtually anyone with space and passionate desire can do - given...


Paradise Lot: Two Plant Geeks, One-Tenth of an Acre, and the Making of an Edible Garden Oasis in the City

by Eric Toensmeier & Jonathan Bates Chelsea Green Publishing (February 08, 2013)

When Eric Toensmeier and Jonathan Bates moved into a duplex in a run-down part of Holyoke, Massachusetts, the tenth-of-an-acre lot was barren ground and bad soil, peppered with broken pieces of concrete, asphalt,...


The Organic Grain Grower: Small-Scale, Holistic Grain Production for the Home and Market Producer

by Jack Lazor Chelsea Green Publishing (August 13, 2013)

The ultimate guide to growing organic grains on a small and ecological scale, The Organic Grain Grower is invaluable for both home-scale and commercial producers interested in expanding their resiliency and...