Books in category Gardening – Reference

  • The Dirt on Worm Farming

    The Dirt on Worm Farming
    Brenda Lotito

    Nestled snuggly in the corner of my basement, a covered wooden box sits on legs that stand four feet high.

  • Garden Butterflies of North America

    Garden Butterflies of North America
    Rick Mikula

    Illustrated instructions on how to design and manage gardens and backyards to attract butterflies comprises the remainder of the text.

  • The Tree Shrub Finder

    The Tree & Shrub Finder
    Robert Kourik

    This practical guide to successful finishing for the occasional finisher and beginner will show you how to achieve a number of different effects, including speciality finishes and colour matching.

  • Plants for Problem Places

    Plants for Problem Places
    Linda Yang

    Discusses how to handle such gardening challenges as walls, fences, and eyesoars, shade, wet areas, dry and hot spots, curbsides, and slopes

  • Project Garden

    Project Garden
    Stacy Tornio

    In this beautiful, project-by-project guide, mom and master gardener Stacy Tornio will inspire gardeners young and old to explore, innovate, and cultivate through simple projects that will get a garden growing at any time of year.

  • Starting from Seed The Natural Gardener s Guide to Propagating Issue 157

    Starting from Seed: The Natural Gardener’s Guide to Propagating …, Issue 157
    Karan Davis Cutler, Brooklyn Botanic Garden

    Offers advice on growing vegetables, ornamental plants, and wildflowers from seeds

  • Growing and Marketing Ginseng Goldenseal and other Woodland Medicinals

    Growing and Marketing Ginseng, Goldenseal and other Woodland Medicinals
    Jeanine Davis, W. Scott Persons

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

  • The Timber Press Guide to Vegetable Gardening in the Pacific Northwest

    The Timber Press Guide to Vegetable Gardening in the Pacific Northwest
    Lorene Edwards Forkner

    This book also includes a comprehensive gardening primer and an A to Z of edibles—a detailed, invaluable source for the region’s tried-and-tested varieties.

  • The Meaning of Herbs

    The Meaning of Herbs
    Ann Field, Gretchen Scoble

    The text draws on botanical, mythological, and historical sources worldwide, from ancient Rome to Victorian England, from Asia to the Americas, presenting profiles of over 50 herbs favored through the ages.

  • The Water Gardening Idea Book

    The Water Gardening Idea Book
    Peter Bisset

    The Water Gardening Idea Book gives in full detail all the practical information necessary for the selection, grouping, and successful cultivation of aquatic and other plants required in the making of a water garden and its surroundings.

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