Gardening

JAPANESE ZEN GARDENS

Written by Yoko Kawaguchi
The austere, enigmatic rock gardens of Kyoto, Japan's ancient capital, have never ceased to fascinate garden lovers. Weather-­-beaten rocks set in an expanse of white sand raked into geometric patterns challenge the idea of a garden as a space chiefly dedicated to the cultivation and appreciation of plants. How did the taste for this kind of garden arise? What do the stones represent?
June 1, 2017 | Hardcover | Frances Lincoln | 208 Pages |
$24.99
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RANKAFU: JAPANESE MASTERPIECE ORCHID WOODBLOCK PRINTS

Written by Otsuka, Toru
Shotaro Kaga was a pioneering horticulturist and businessman whose orchid collection started a craze in Japan that continues to this day. In 1946, Kaga wanted to find a way to capture the beauty of his flowers in a way that went beyond the limits of regular botanical art. For this, he turned to woodblock printing, a process that was better able to illustrate the natural state of a plant.
April 15, 2019 | Hardcover | Royal Botanic Gardens Kew | 296 Pages |
$50.00
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EXTRAORDINARY STORY OF THE APPLE

Written by Juniper, Barry
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July 15, 2019 | Hardcover | Royal Botanic Gardens Kew | 224 Pages |
$55.00
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LEGACY OF ANCIENT OAKS

Written by Crichton-Miller, Emma
"I hope that in some modest way these drawings express man's profound relationship with the natural world, and, if it has one, something of the soul of the ancient oak tree."--Mark Frith Mighty oak trees are a symbol of strength and resilience, thanks to their longevity and immense size. Some of the oldest of these trees are nearly a thousand years old.
February 15, 2019 | Hardcover | Royal Botanic Gardens Kew | 112 Pages |
$35.00
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HOW DOGS WORK

Written by Feinstein, Mark
How well do we really know dogs? People may enjoy thinking about them as "man's best friend," but what actually drives the things they do? What is going on in their fur-covered heads as they look at us with their big, expressive eyes?
April 22, 2019 | Paperback | University of Chicago Press | 224 Pages |
$18.00
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WORLD OF DINOSAURS: AN ILLUSTRATED TOUR

Written by Norell, Mark A
Dinosaurs have held sway over our imaginations since the discovery of their bones first shocked the world in the nineteenth century. From the monstrous beasts stalking Jurassic Park to the awe-inspiring wonders of the natural history museum, dinosaurs are creatures that unite young and old in awestruck wonder.
March 8, 2019 | Hardcover | University of Chicago Press |
$32.50

UNLIKELY LOVES: 43 HEARTWARMING TRUE STORIES FROM THE ANIMAL KINGDOM

Written by Jennifer S. Holland
In her inspiring New York Times bestseller Unlikely Friendships, Jennifer Holland introduced us to the heartwarming relationships that exist between animals of different species. Her stories struck a chord with thousands of readers, including Temple Grandin, who described the book as "amazing." Now Holland explores animal attachments that, in human terms, can only be called love.
October 8, 2013 | Paperback | Workman Publishing | 240 Pages |
$13.95

UNLIKELY FRIENDSHIPS: 47 REMARKABLE STORIES FROM THE ANIMAL KINGDOM

It is exactly like Isaiah 11:6: "The wolf also shall dwell with the lamb, and the leopard shall lie down with the kid . . . " Written by National Geographic magazine writer Jennifer Holland, Unlikely Friendships documents one heartwarming tale after another of animals who, with nothing else in common, bond in the most unexpected ways. A cat and a bird. A mare and a fawn.
June 1, 2011 | Paperback |
$13.95

FANTASTIC FUNGI

Written by Paul Stamets
Contributions from Michael Pollan, Andrew Weil, Eugenia Bone, and many more expterts make Fantastic Fungi an awe-inspiring visual journey through the exotic, little-known realm of fungi and its amazing potential to positively influence our lives.
August 6, 2019 | Hardcover | Earth Aware Editions | 184 Pages |
$35.00

ISLAND GARDEN

Written by Celia Thaxter
Though Celia Thaxter had always thought of herself first and foremost as a poet, it is her Island Garden for which she is remembered. This, a collection of remembrances and advice from her summers gardening on Appledore Island among the Isles of Shoals, was originally published in 1894, shortly before her death.
March 12, 2019 | Hardcover | David R. Godine Publisher | 156 Pages |
$24.95

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