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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,...


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...


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...


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...


Fairy Gardening 101

by Fiona McDonald Skyhorse (August 05, 2014)

Release your inner child and step into the fairy world by creating your own enchanted garden, no matter how much space you have! Fairy gardens are increasing in popularity and Fairy Gardening 101 provides you...


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?...


The Mini Farming Handbook

by Brett L. Markham Skyhorse (May 06, 2014)

Bestselling author Brett Markham’s new handbook gives us the mini farming basics along with in-depth tips on vegetable gardening, fermenting, composting, and self-sufficiency in a handy new format and design....


Rustic Garden Projects

by Marianne Svärd Häggvik Skyhorse (May 06, 2014)

Would you like to learn to braid a plant support arrow, cast a flower vase in concrete, or set your own pedestal in stone? Rustic Garden Projects is filled with attractive ideas for making your garden homey,...


Field Book of Western Wild Flowers

by Margaret Armstrong Skyhorse (March 04, 2014)

Margaret Armstrong, a prolific book cover designer and illustrator, spent a few years traveling around the western United States at the beginning of the twentieth century, and in 1911 she was one of the first...


The Biggle Garden Book

by Jacob Biggle Skyhorse (February 04, 2014)

When The Biggle Garden Book was first published in 1908, most people were in the habit of raising their own food and flowers. Jacob Biggle felt that a gardener’s success had to do with willpower and passion...


Concrete Crafts

by Susanna Zacke, Sania Hedengren & Anna Skoog Skyhorse (February 04, 2014)

Pouring concrete doesn’t have to be left to the professionals—decorate your home with concrete poured, mixed, and molded by your own two hands! Versatile, inexpensive, and easily casted, concrete is the perfect...


The Flower Farmer: An Organic Grower's Guide to Raising and Selling Cut Flowers, 2nd Edition

by Lynn Byczynski & Robin Wimbiscus Chelsea Green Publishing (February 22, 2008)

The domestic cut flower business has experienced a renaissance in the past decade, thanks in large part to the first edition of The Flower Farmer: An Organic Grower’s Guide to Raising and Selling Cut Flowers...


You Grow Girl

by Gayla Trail Touchstone (March 02, 2005)

This is not your grandmother's gardening book. You Grow Girl is a hip, humorous how-to for crafty gals everywhere who are discovering a passion for gardening but lack the know-how to turn their dreams of homegrown...


Gardens of a Chinese Emperor: Imperial Creations of the Qianlong Era, 1736-1796

by Victoria M. Siu Lehigh University Press (June 12, 2013)

Qianlong’s Yuanming Yuan (Garden of Perfect Brightness) was a microcosm of his world, with lush plants, artificial mountains and lakes, and colorful buildings. From within these precincts, the emperor ruled...


Embroidery pour le Jardinier

by Sylvie Blondeau Harper Design (May 14, 2013)

Embroidery pour le Jardinier presents more than one hundred designs to add charm to things you use in the garden and twenty-one needlework steps teaching how to do this. In no time you'll be hand-stitching cherry...


Pot It Up

by Frankie Flowers & Shannon Ross Collins (February 14, 2012)

Containers are a gardener’s best friend—they make it easy and fun to bring a burst of life and colour to your porch, balcony or front step. But so many of us get stuck in a rut. Frankie Flowers is here with...


The Inspired Garden: 24 Artists Share Their Vision

by Judy Paolini & Nance Trueworthy Down East Books (March 01, 2009)

It's not surprising that visual artists would create particularly interesting gardens. Besides a trained eye, they use their penchant for fearless artistic expression. This book offers a most unusual personal...


Designing the Maine Landscape

by Theresa Mattor & Lucie Teegardeb Down East Books (June 16, 2009)

Frederick Law Olmsted and others saw the landscape as it was and enhanced it, instead of imposing rigid design upon it. Groundbreaking landscape architects Beatrix Farrand and Fletcher Steele, among others,...


Got Sun?: 200 Best Native Plants for Your Garden

by Carolyn A. Harstad & Jean Vietor Indiana University Press (April 18, 2013)

Are you looking for more butterflies and birds in your yard? Do you enjoy seasonal color and beauty? Are you concerned about environmental issues such as water conservation and pollution control? Do you yearn...


Fairy Garden Handbook

by Liza Gardner Walsh Down East Books (February 08, 2013)

The popularity of fairies and fairy houses has soared, as has the growing movement to get children interested in outdoor activities such as gardening. This new how-to book for parents and kids combines the best...


Roses

by Pamela Stagg & Wayne Winterrowd Farrar, Straus and Giroux (October 18, 2003)

Thirty-three eminent gardeners on their favorite rose

Among the plant kingdom, Rosa is a relatively small genus, comprising only about one hundred species around the globe. But as these species intercross, they...


Our Life in Gardens

by Joe Eck & Wayne Winterrowd Farrar, Straus and Giroux (February 22, 2010)

This is the third book we have written together, though separately we have written others . . . But to say ‘written separately' makes no sense, for when two lives have been bent for so many years on one central...


The Art of the Japanese Garden

by David Young, Michiko Young & Tan Hong Yew Tuttle Publishing (September 25, 2012)

**Winner of the 2006 American Horticultural Society Book Award!**

The Art of the Japanese Garden is the only historical overview of Japanese gardens that covers Japanese gardening culture in one beautiful book....


Mrs. Beeton's Book of Household Management

by Isabella Beeton & Sarah A. Chrisman Skyhorse (November 03, 2015)

Originally published as twenty-four newspaper columns from 1859 to 1861, Mrs. Beeton’s Book of Household Management is many things, but it is first and foremost a guide to managing a household during the nineteenth...


Southern Living Small Space Garden

Glass Gardens

by Melanie Florence Skyhorse (July 04, 2017)

Not everyone can be Martha Stewart, and luckily you don’t need to be to create beautiful terrariums to display in your space or to give as a gift. With simple instructions and a relaxed and pleasant tone,...


Self-Sufficiency

by Abigail R. Gehring Skyhorse (November 10, 2010)

Now, more than ever, people across the country are turning toward simpler, greener, and quieter ways of living—whether they’re urbanites or country folk. Following in the footsteps of Back to Basics and...


Living Off the Grid

by David Black Skyhorse (November 17, 2008)

In daily life, we can take control of the resources and services we depend on. Electricity and energy don’t have to come off the public utility grid—alternatives abound in solar, wind, and water generated...


The Self-Sufficiency Handbook

by Alan Bridgewater & Gill Bridgewater Skyhorse (February 15, 2011)

Anyone considering a shift to a greener way of living must get this inspirational and practical guide. With easy-to-read layouts and simple text, it runs the full ecological gamut, from geothermal heating to...


Mini Farming

by Brett L. Markham Skyhorse (April 01, 2010)

Mini Farming describes a holistic approach to small-area farming that will show you how to produce 85 percent of an average family’s food on just a quarter acre—and earn $10,000 in cash annually while spending...


Growing a Garden City

by Jeremy N. Smith, Bill McKibben, Chad Harder & Sepp Jannotta Skyhorse (October 06, 2010)

Fifteen people—plus a class of first graders—tell how local food, farms, and gardens changed their lives and their community...and how they can change yours, too.

Growing a Garden City includes:

  • Fifteen...


Go Green, Spend Less, Live Better

by Crissy Trask Skyhorse (April 20, 2013)

Go Green, Spend Less, Live Better is an authoritative, practical guide that details the money-saving side of greener, healthier, and simpler living. Bestselling author of It’s Easy Being Green and sustainable-living...


The Best Tree House Ever

by Maurice Barkley Skyhorse (June 01, 2013)

When his two young grandsons clamored for a hideout in the trees, what could Maurice Barkley, a sixty-something retiree, do but grab some wooden beams and a level? Now, more than ten years, seven tiny houses,...


The Joy of Hobby Farming

by Michael Levatino & Audrey Levatino Skyhorse (April 01, 2011)

When the farm is a lifestyle, but not quite a way to earn a living, it’s considered hobby farming. Most of us want to live a sustainable and healthy life in which we protect the environment and keep it safe...


The Back to Basics Handbook

by Abigail R. Gehring Skyhorse (May 25, 2011)

Anyone who wants to learn basic living skills—the kind employed by our forefathers—and adapt them for a better life in the twenty-first century need look no further than this eminently useful, full-color guide....


Urban Homesteading

by Rachel Kaplan & K. Ruby Blume Skyhorse (April 27, 2011)

The urban homesteading movement is spreading rapidly across the nation. Urban Homesteading is the perfect "back-to-the-land" guide for urbanites who want to reduce their impact on the environment. Full of practical...


Simpler Living Handbook

by Jeff Davidson Skyhorse (January 27, 2015)

The ultimate guide to streamlining your life.

Life moves too quickly these days, as technology, work, and personal commitments make it almost impossible to relax and enjoy life. Finding yourself stressed over...


The Mini Farming Bible

by Brett L. Markham Skyhorse (November 04, 2014)

When Brett Markham published a small black and white handbook about how to run a successful mini farm—he never dreamed how popular the book would soon become. In 2010 Skyhorse Publishing Inc. published Brett’s...


Air Plant Care and Design

by Ryan Lesseig & Meriel Lesseig Skyhorse (August 16, 2016)

Air plants, also known as tillandsia, are some of the easiest plants to grow, which helps explain why they’re popping up in stores across the country and appearing in magazines, on blogs, and all over Pinterest....


The Bonsai Book

by Dan Barton Racehorse (May 21, 2019)

This original and authoritative book is presented in a practical yet inspirational way. Dan Barton shares with us his expert knowledge and two decades of research, giving both detailed step-by-step horticultural...


Planning & Planting a Moon Garden

by Marcella Shaffer Storey Publishing, LLC (March 15, 2001)

With today's schedules, few people are able to enjoy their gardens during prime daylight hours. But there is a way you can delight in the fragrance and beauty of flowers after dark: Plant a night-blooming garden!...


Designing with Grasses

by Neil Lucas Timber Press (April 21, 2011)

Designing with Grasses shows gardeners not just what grasses are available, but how to design with grasses in different settings, including meadows, lawns, green roofs, and more. Design ideas are supported by...


Easy-Care Water Garden Plants

by Charles W. G. Smith Storey Publishing, LLC (March 15, 2001)

Water gardens are a harmonious blending of water and earth, both relaxing and inspiring. In Easy-Care Water Garden Plants, horticulturist Charles W.G. Smith tells you everything you need to know to select and...


Flowering Shrubs

by Patricia R. Barrett Storey Publishing, LLC (January 01, 1992)

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...


The Layered Garden

by David L. Culp, Adam Levine & Rob Cardillo Timber Press (October 16, 2012)

“Gardenmaking, in its finest form, is a celebration of life and of love. David and his book epitomize this.” —Lauren Springer Ogden

Brandywine Cottage is David Culp's beloved two-acre Pennsylvania garden...


Continuous Container Gardens

by Roanne Robbins & Sara Begg Townsend Storey Publishing, LLC (March 30, 2012)

Extend the life of your container garden beyond the summer months with an innovative system created by Sara Begg Townsend and Roanne Robbins. Beginning with a central woody plant, garden ornament, or eye-catching...


Building Raised Beds

by Fern Marshall Bradley Storey Publishing, LLC (December 29, 2016)

For beginning gardeners and homeowners, this handbook shows you exactly how to plan, build, and plant a simple raised bed. Fully illustrated step-by-step instructions make it easy and ensure success! In just...


Easy Composters You Can Build

by Nick Noyes Storey Publishing, LLC (January 10, 1995)

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...


How to Prune Trees & Shrubs

by Barbara W. Ellis Storey Publishing, LLC (March 08, 2016)

Help your trees, shrubs, and vines look and yield their best by making the right cut every time. Whether you are hoping for more flowers or fruit, trying to create a dense screen, or struggling to manage out-of-control...


Container Theme Gardens

by Nancy J. Ondra & Rob Cardillo Storey Publishing, LLC (February 08, 2016)

Simple and foolproof! Enjoy beautiful container plantings with no stress or fuss. Container Theme Gardens offers 42 plans for container arrangements, each using just five specific plants that you can find at...