This generously illustrated, fact-filled volume showcases more than 1,000 outstanding plants that run the gamut from childhood favorites and heirloom rediscoveries to the latest introductions and new cultivars.
Written by Gates, Jane C
Choosing the Best Performing Plants for a Sustainable Garden. Enjoy discovering the hows and whys behind growing a beautiful garden through 293 color images. From learning the profiles of each individual plant and their basic needs to maintaining a garden community, this book offers a fun and whimsical approach to developing your green thumb.
Written by Burford, Tom
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 of Red Delicious and Granny Smith.
Written by Keville, Kathi
Kathi guides you to all the joys of an aromatic garden with wonderful tips, fascinating facts, and sumptuous photos. Mandy Aftel, acclaimed natural perfumer and author ofEssence and Alchemy and Fragrant
Written by Silver, Johanna
For those of you and your numbers are growing gardening in drought-stricken parts of the country, The Bold Dry Garden will quench your thirst for inspiration. New York Times Book Review
Written by McClellan, Ann
This book tells the awe-inspiring stories of bonsai and penjing trees in the collection of the National Arboretum in Washington D.C.
Written by Thomas, Mel
Written by commercial-scale grower Mel Thomas, "Cannabis Cultivation" divulges the expertise, tips, and insight he learned at the helm of one of the world's largest marijuana growing operations.
Written by Van Wyk, Ben-Erik
For centuries herbs and spices have been an integral part of many of the world s great cuisines. But spices have a history of doing much more than adding life to bland foods. They have been the inspiration for, among other things, trade, exploration, and poetry. Priests employed them in worship, incantations, and rituals, and shamans used them as charms to ward off evil spirits.
Written by Becker, Jurgen
Self-seeding plants can create naturalistic gardens of great charm, but left to their own devices quickly spiral out of control. Maintaining the balance of plants so that a small number of robust species do not evict the others and developing the structure of the garden are important techniques to acquire.