Gardening

Perennials for American Gardens
An encyclopedic book, designed for the wide range of American climatic and cultural conditions. Includes 400 classes and 3000 species of cultivated varieties and hybrids. 360 full-color photos. Just published in '89, this is already a backlist...

27.02.2017

Florida Gardener's Guide
Expertly written by Tom MacCubbin and Georgia Tasker, the Florida Gardener's Guide: Revised Edition will become a valuable addition to your library. It is packed with the author's personal recommendations of plants that thrive in Florida...

03.08.2015

Gardening for the Future of the Earth
"The key to the future of the world lies in gardening."So begins this inspiring book from the pioneering organic seed company Seeds of Change, which has introduced millions of gardeners to a cornucopia of luscious, unusual fruits and...

16.08.2017

The Reference Manual of Woody Plant Propagation
Compiled by two distinguished professors of horticulture, The Reference Manual of Woody Plant Propagation is a must for professionals and students of horticulture. Over 1,100 species and their propagation requirements by seeds, cuttings,...

07.11.2013

The Vegetable & Herb Expert
There can be no fresher tasting vegetables or herbs than the ones you've grown yourself. Whether you are a first-time allotment holder or an 'old-hand', the Vegetable & Herb Expert will shown you:How to get...

12.10.2015

Rodale's Successful Organic Gardening
The best part of this book was the pictures. They were in full color and big and I now know what dozens of garden insects and their larvae look like. It has been kind of fun to sit in the garden with this book and identify all the little critters....

03.03.2016

The Curious Gardener
The Curious Gardener brings together, for the first time in English, three of German gardener Jurgen Dahl's works."Gardening Virtues and Botanical Surprises" is a tour of the four seasons in Dahl's eclectic garden. Dahl grows each plant...

22.07.2015

Plant Propagation
Produced in association with the Royal Horticultural Society, the titles in this series have become standard works of practical gardening reference. Each book is illustrated with easy-to-follow, step-by-step illustrations that clearly...

16.11.2016

Ornament in the Small Garden
Whether practical or purely decorative, ornament is the most immediate way of bringing distinctive character to a small garden, and the very stylish Roy Strong is the ideal guide to the world of garden ornament. In this inspiring book, he shows how...

28.01.2013

Forest Gardening
Based on the model of a healthy natural woodland, a forest garden incorporates a wide variety of useful plants, including fruit and nut trees, perennial herbs, and vegetables. Robert Hart's book beautifully describes his decades of experience...

30.03.2017

Sunlight on the Lawn
Beverly, Beverly, Beverly...you're impossibly snooty sometimes, you hate women, think babies are revolting and are a bit overly obsessed with your cats and yet...somehow you are so charming, so clever, and so very, very funny. Sunlight was the final...

08.02.2017

Garden Wisdom and Know-How
The latest addition to the bestselling Wisdom & Know-How series is a complete home reference for everything you need to know about gardening - from soil and fertilizers to growing flowers and vegetablesGarden Wisdom...

05.10.2012

On Guerrilla Gardening
When Richard Reynolds began planting flowers secretly at night outside his tower block in South London he had no idea he was part of a growing global movement committed to combating the forces of...

14.06.2014

Foliage Plants
If you want to make a satisfying garden you have to pay at least as much attention to foliage as to flowers. In this classic work gardening guru Christopher Lloyd tells us all we need to about using leaves in the garden - what to look for, what...

31.08.2015

The Propagator's Handbook
Containing straightforward practical advice on dividing plants, sowing seeds and taking cuttings, this book aims to instil confidence in even complete beginners, and to provide any gardener with the freedom to plan and plant lavishly and...

30.07.2013

Rhs Encyclopedia Of Gardening
This completely revised and updated encyclopedia offers expert RHS advice on the entire range of gardening techniques. It has been expanded to include new plants and gardening styles, and the latest horticultural developments. Part one, "Creating...

05.04.2015

Pests of the West, 2nd Edition
The ultimate earth-friendly pest control resource for gardeners living west of the Mississippi.

29.03.2018

Cottage Gardens
They may look abundantly wild and romantic, but it takes the right combination of colors, texture, placement, and accessories to create that "just happened" look. Sunset's new Cottage Gardens visits the English origins of this increasingly popular...

17.11.2014

Washington & Oregon Gardener's Guide
Recently transplanted from Seattle to Southern California, Debra Prinzing is a garden and design features writer. She previously served as "NW Style" columnist for the Seattle Post-Intelligencer. Debra has a background in textiles, journalism,...

03.04.2015

The Border in Bloom
Focusing on her garden near Seattle as a launching point, author Ann Lovejoy muses on dozens of common and unusual plants. Using a series of full-color illustrations and corresponding planting diagrams, she shows how gardeners in all parts of...

07.04.2013

Urban Jungle
A mix of practical advice and inspirational ideas, this guide seeks to break the mould of traditional gardening books by demonstrating that gardening can be fun and accessible, rather than an old-fashioned hobby.

27.04.2018

Hardy Perennials
Now in paperback, this is a delightful book in which a well-known English plantsman makes a season-by-season selection of perennials, describes them evocatively, reveals their histories, and provides ideas on how to grow them successfully and use...

08.07.2014

The Gardener's Atlas
The flowering plants in your garden, and their variety of color and form, are the result of hundreds of years of tradition, science, skill and intrepid exploration. They may be native plants carefully selected to provide larger blooms or a greater...

29.09.2014

Perennial Vegetables
There is a fantastic array of vegetables you can grow in your garden, and not all of them are annuals. In Perennial Vegetables the adventurous gardener will find information, tips, and sound advice on less common edibles that will make any garden a...

15.11.2013

The Edible Herb Garden
Learn how to grow hardy and fragrant herbs then use them create delicious meals with this beautifully illustrated herb gardening and cooking book.Now from the master of edible landscaping comes a comprehensive and accessible...

14.11.2013

Orchid Growing for Wimps
“A superb primer on orchid culture. It uses a fully illustrated step-by-step approach and doesn’t skimp on relating complete details. There’s a chapter showing easy-to-grow orchids in all their glory, and there’s also a chapter warning about...

04.10.2017

The Kitchen Gardener's Handbook
No longer content with separating the plants they grow to eat and the plants they grow for beauty, gardeners are discovering the pleasures of incorporating both edibles and ornamentals into their home landscapes. The Kitchen Gardener's...

10.05.2014

Building Projects for Backyard Farmers and Home Gardeners
This is a practical and engaging guide to transforming an ordinary backyard into a productive farm. Homesteading is experiencing a revival among both rural and urban residents who want to get back to basics and live closer to the land. With this...

09.10.2012

Gardening Without Irrigation
A related problem many backyard gardeners have with establishing the winter and overwintered garden is finding enough space for both the summer and winter crops. The nursery bed solves both these problems. Instead of trying to irrigate the entire...

24.05.2017

Taylor's Guide to Perennials
Perennials are every gardener's favorite plants. They provide colorful flowers and leafy foliage, and, best of all, their beauty returns year after year. In this fully illustrated guide, you’ll find- The best new cultivars of the beloved...

03.05.2017

Grow Wild!
Celebrates the aesthetic triumphs of the trend toward native plant gardening, offering readers the tools necessary to create places of natural beauty in their own gardens.

19.10.2016

How To Have A Green Thumb Without An Aching Back
I happened to read about this book in one of the gardening forums, and got it from the library. I enjoyed this book immensely, and I am planning to buy it. Ruth Stout is a very different gardener than anyone you would have known. She questioned the...

24.12.2014

Annuals with Style
This is the only guide to annuals a gardener needs. It delivers professional growing hints for more than 70 essential annuals, design ideas for beds, borders and containers, and gardener-friendly advice on creating an inspiring home garden with...

30.07.2017

Starting a New Garden (VOL. 1) (VOL. 1): How to Transform Your Yard and Patio Into Beds and Container Gardens (Growing Organic Vegetables at Home)
Ready to start a new garden? Looking forward to enjoying your own organic tomatoes, corn, squash, lettuce, potatoes, green beans, peppers, and more? There's only one problem so far: you've never done this before. If you're a first-time gardener or...

30.09.2017

The Perfect Pumpkin
Learn how to grow and harvest more than 95 varieties of pumpkins, and then use them in any number of ways--carve fabulous jack o'lanterns, make luxurious pumpkin soap and bath oil, and enjoy more than 30 delicious recipes, including Pumpkin Brioche,...

18.10.2012

Coleus
These are not your grandmother's coleus. Favorites in the Victorian era, these plants have made a dramatic comeback with a dazzling variety of leaf color, shape, and pattern. And no other plant is so easy to grow and propagate. Their sumptuous...

27.10.2015

Grow the Good Life
A lively, passionate argument for the backyard vegetable garden, drawing on science, history, and stories from the author’s garden. Our parents saw supermarkets and processed foods as the height of convenience. But nothing is...

10.09.2015

Vegetable Gardening for the Midwest
The Midwest is an ideal place to grow a huge variety of vegetables, and there are plenty of healthful and economic benefits to having your own garden. Whether you have a traditional backyard space or several containers on a high-rise balcony, you...

12.07.2014

The Perennial Gardener's Design Primer
Perennials can make a stunning statement in your yard, if you know how to combine and arrange them. In The Perennial Gardener's Design Primer, Stephanie Cohen and Nancy Ondra offer expert advice on how to create gorgeous gardens using these...

05.05.2017

Homegrown Berries
Enjoy delicious, nutritious berries from your own backyard! Why buy expensive berries from the supermarket when you can grow a bumper crop right outside your door? Homegrown Berries covers the entire process, from planting to picking that...

13.09.2016

Gardners' World Practical Gardening Course
In this book BBC-TV's popular gardening expert shares his 35 years of practical hands-on experience making it the ultimate reference book and the key to a lifetime of successful gardening. It is designed as a fully comprehensive course to take new...

28.07.2016

The Practical Guide to Container Gardening
Gardening in containers offers boundless possibilities for cleverly decorating small areas indoors and out. Plus, container gardening is a manageable and fun way for anyone to garden. This inspiring and beautiful step-by-step book on the fastest...

18.04.2015

The Complete Book of Edible Landscaping
This comprehensive, feature-packed book shows how you can create more beauty around your home, grow delicious healthful produce, and save money and natural resources all at the same time—by landscaping with edible plants. Author Rosalind Creasy,...

26.11.2016

Enjoying Roses
Enjoying Roses is a treasury of information for rose lovers. Filled with authoritative, up-to-date instructions and more than 400 color photographs, it explains how to select and grow top-quality roses, how to prune and fertilize for optimum...

15.02.2018

Complete Book of Practical Gar
This guide tackles every aspect of gardening in four sections: planning and design; season by season gardening tasks; selecting the right plants; and indoor gardening. Includes design basics, how to create features such as walls and ponds; and...

04.02.2018

The Cook's Herb Garden
With a catalog of 150 different culinary herbs and their varieties, more than 30 recipes, step-by-step photographs on how to plant, nurture, harvest, and store, and flavor charts that list the best herbs to partner with popular ingredients, The...

28.06.2017

Great Gardens of the World
A survey of some of the greatest gardens of the world is presented through magnificent photographic images and the descriptions of legendary garden designer and writer Penelope Hobhouse.

20.03.2014

Flower Gardens
Flower Gardens is a personal treatise by one of England's foremost garden writers, a guide to choosing the best flowering plants for any garden and arranging them harmoniously in their setting.Penelope Hobhouse begins by discussing flower qualities...

08.03.2016

The Big Book Of Flower Gardening
An all-in-one source for beginner and expert alike. Learn how to prepare a bed, select and combine the right flowers, maintain the plants and create months of nonstop color and fragrance. Over 500 full-color photos, and illustrated entries on more...

21.05.2014

365 Days Of Gardening
A comprehensive horticultural guide for readers at all levels is presented in seasonal format and provides a wide range of advice on such areas as the lif expectancy of seeds, getting rid of fruit tree worms, and dressing a scarecr

24.07.2014

Permaculture One
This a great reference and a good read. The intelligence and inspiration behind it is incredible and as both a primer and a resource it is superior. The major downside is that it was written for Australians and so the plants and animals listed are...

21.06.2015

The Backyard Berry Book
Here's hands-on advice from a professional horticulturist and experienced fruit grower to help gardeners create an edible landscape. The Backyard Berry Book provided all the information that backyard gardeners need to grow strawberries, rhubarb,...

19.08.2017

Best Of Mrs. Beeton's Kitchen Garden
Isabella Mary Beeton (née Mayson) universally known as Mrs Beeton, was the English author of Mrs Beeton's Book of Household Management, and is one of the most famous cookery writers.Popularly known as Mrs Beeton's Book of Household...

03.09.2017

How to be a Gardener
How to be a Gardener Book Two available in long last in paperback is the hugely successful follow up to the fastest-selling gardening title of all time.Having set out the basic principles of gardening in Book One, this second...

01.11.2013

Penelope Hobhouse's Garden Designs
All Over the World, garden owners clamor for consultations with Penelope Hobhouse. Her reputation and vast experience as a designer of successful gardens bring entreaties to transform sites as far apart as California and Maine, the Scottish Isles...

24.02.2013

Native Alternatives to Invasive Plants
The biggest enemy of any garden is not a pest, disease, or poison--it's any plant with tougher survival skills than the plants it competes with. The best way to weed out the invaders is with this fiendishly clever guide to native plants that can...

06.07.2015

Jerry Baker's Bug Off!
In this all new collection of cures and controls for unsavory yard invaders, Jerry Baker shares simple tips and tricks to banish bugs and other critters from lawns and gardens—and almost all the ingredients can be found in the average cabinet. With...

26.02.2017

Annuals for Every Purpose
Hot on the heels of the best-selling Perennials for Every Purpose, this new book has the same goal in mind-- to make growing annuals easier by presenting them in the way you use them in the garden. Whether you have a shady site or a cool...

04.11.2013

Breaking Ground
Not since Martha Schinz's masterful Visions of Paradise, published in 1984, has there been such an important survey of garden design and style as Breaking Ground. Whereas Visions of Paradise featured classic European...

24.10.2015

Fresh Food from Small Spaces
Books on container gardening have been wildly popular with urban and suburban readers, but until now, there has been no comprehensive "how-to" guide for growing fresh food in the absence of open land. Fresh Food from Small Spaces fills the gap as a...

21.03.2017

Roses Love Garlic
This best-selling sequel to Carrots Love Tomatoes lists hundreds of herbs and flowers and explains how to combine them with other plants in the garden to maximize the health and yield of vegetables, berry bushes, and fruit and nut trees.

31.10.2016

The Edible Garden
Putting delicious food on the table doesn't get more fulfilling-or fresher-than this!Whether you have a tiny rooftop plot or a serious chunk of dirt, The Edible Garden is packed with practical advice for designing a horticultural haven that's as...

09.02.2015

Starting Seeds
Growing plants from seeds isn't difficult; it just takes a little know-how. Now, gardeners of any experience level can get a jump on the growing season with this concise, straightforward guide. Expert gardener Barbara Ellis provides the basic...

09.02.2014

The Garden DIY Expert
The complete guide to choosing, fitting and maintaining all the non-living things in the garden, with step-by-step advice on everything you could build or use in your garden:Walls, fences and gates.Paths, drives...

18.06.2016

Better Homes and Gardens Complete Guide to Gardening
Better Homes and Gardens is the fourth best selling magazine in the United States. Better Homes and Gardens focuses on interests regarding homes, cooking, gardening, crafts, healthy living, decorating, and entertaining. The magazine is published 12...

16.02.2018

Holy Shit
In his insightful new book, "Holy Shit: Managing Manure to Save Mankind," contrary farmer Gene Logsdon provides the inside story of manure-our greatest, yet most misunderstood, natural resource. He begins by lamenting a modern society that not only...

28.05.2013

The Orchid Expert
The Orchid Expert is one of the books in the Expert series written by the world's best-selling gardening author.Orchids are the supermodels of the plant world, but how do you look after them? The label is usually not...

24.09.2013

Container Gardening for Dummies
The easy way to get a green thumb in container gardening!Want to spruce up your indoor or outdoor space with annuals, perennials, vegetables, and succulents? This updated edition of Container Gardening For Dummies gives you clear, concise...

06.10.2015

The Homeowner's Complete Tree & Shrub Handbook
Trees and shrubs bring permanence and structure to home landscapes, adding character and beauty to the entire property. They can impart an immediate sense of geography; act as background staging for flower gardens, outdoor living spaces, and...

14.11.2012

Perennial Garden Color
The only book about perennials specifically written for gardening in the South. Veteran horticulturist William C. Welch gives the reader a complete overview of over 125 perennials, cottage gardening, and old garden roses.

21.07.2013

Dangerous Garden
As our earliest ancestors migrated out of Africa, they encountered entirely new floras. By sampling these, they found plants that appeared to (and sometimes did) heal wounds, cure maladies, and ease troubled minds. This process of discovery...

04.02.2016

Wild Flavors
The minute Didi Emmons, a chef from Boston, met Eva Sommaripa--a near legendary farmer whose 200-plus uncommon herbs, greens, and edible "weeds" grace the menus of many famous restaurants in the Northeast--something amazing happened. Not only did...

20.07.2016

Breaking Through Concrete
People have always grown food in urban spaces—on windowsills and sidewalks, and in backyards and neighborhood parks—but today, urban farmers are leading an environmental and social movement that transforms our national food system. To explore this...

16.06.2017

New Kitchen Garden
Anna Pavord is the gardening correspondent for THE INDEPENDENT and the author of widely praised gardening books including PLANT PARTNERS and THE BORDER BOOK. She wrote for the OBSERVER for twenty years, has contributed to COUNTRY LIFE, ELLE...

12.02.2015

The Healing Garden
This is a short book that works best as a brief memoir. It's written by the editor of a top gardening magazine (the name of which escapes me).

15.10.2015

Gardening in Miniature
Get ready to journey into the huge world of growing small!The next garden trend combines the joy of gardening with the magic of miniatures. Gardening in Miniatureis a complete guide to creating lush, living, small-scale gardens. It has...

25.01.2017

Big Ideas for Small Gardens
Even the smallest garden can be transformed into an earthly delight when you know how to make the most out of limited square footage. Balconies, rooftops, townhouse patios, and postage-stamp-size front yards alike can yield spectacular results with...

05.03.2013

The Jewel Garden
The face of British gardening Monty Don and his wife Sarah tell the magical story of the garden they have built over the last decade THE JEWEL GARDEN is the story of the garden that over the past decade has bloomed from the muddy fields around the...

14.08.2017

Backyard Bounty
Are you itching to start your own garden or improve the yield from the one you already have but feel that gardening is too challenging or time consuming for your busy schedule? Would you like to enjoy fresh, home-grown produce every month of the...

16.01.2017

Burpee American Gardening Series
The purpose of this book, as well as of the others in the 'Burpee American Gardening Series, ' is to spread the pleasure that comes from gardening, and to help and encourage new gardeners. It also aims to challenge more experienced gardeners to try...

14.05.2015

The Quarter-Acre Farm
When Spring Warren told her husband and two teenage boys that she wanted to grow 75 percent of all the food they consumed for one year—and that she wanted to do it in their yard—they told her she was crazy.She did it anyway.The...

27.03.2014

The Curious Gardener
In The Curious Gardener, Anna Pavord brings together in 12 chapters - one from each month of the year - 72 pieces on all aspects of gardening. From what to do in each month and how to get the best from flowers, plants, herbs, fruit and...

28.09.2016

The Vegetable Expert
Cut in half your time and effort tackling garden tasks Gardeners throughout the world have turned to Dr. D.G. Hessayon for authoritative guidance on everything from planting fruits and vegetables to house plants and flower arranging. His...

26.01.2017

Foliage
In Foliage, Harold Feinstein returns to the natural forms that he chronicled in One Hundred Flowers. An introduction by popular gardening author Sydney Eddison explores the cultural significance of plants while revealing the subtle ways in which...

09.05.2016

Garden History
An updated version of this book is now available as European Gardens (2011), also by Tom Turner. Expanding into other regions are Asian Gardens (2010) and the forthcoming British Gardens, both also by Turner and published by Routledge. Tom Turner,...

16.12.2013

Homegrown Harvest
Written by the American Horticultural Society's foremost fruit, vegetable and herb experts, Homegrown Harvest provides lifestyle-changing advice that gardeners need for growing a year-round supply of healthy edible crops for their table....

19.06.2018

Eat More Dirt
A witty, whimsical gardening primer for anyone who wants to tend their patch of earth with a truly green thumb.A garden can either bring you bliss or drive you insane, but organic landscape gardener Ellen Sandbeck has spent...

05.02.2016

How to Grow Beans and Peas
Beans, peas, and other edible legumes are important foods for people all around the world, providing an affordable, abundant, and nutritionally dense source of protein. Dry beans and peas can be stored for many months past the harvest and cooked...

20.07.2017

Hillside Landscaping
When it comes to slippery slopes, one thing you dont need is a steep learning curve. Thats why Sunset is releasing a new edition of its popular Hillside Landscaping book. Hundreds of photographs illustrate just how beautiful hillside...

30.05.2018

In a Mexican Garden
The team behind the best-selling "Mexicolor" and "Mexicasa" has unlocked the gates to Mexico's patios, courtyards, and walled gardens. From private homes to luxurious resorts, "In A Mexican Garden" celebrates Mexico's hidden oases where lovers meet...

31.08.2015

Tips for the Lazy Gardener
The perfect reference guide for those who lack the time or experience, but want to make the most of their garden. With 150 four-color photographs throughout, separate sections on roses, annuals, perennials, bulbs, vegetable and herb gardens,...

09.01.2015

The Essential Guide to Gardening Techniques
The Essential Guide to Gardening Techniques is a comprehensive directory to all types of gardening and everything that goes into it. Whether you grow fruits or vegetables, in the ground or in containers, it is all here. Tools and techniques are...

08.07.2016

Pest Control for Organic Gardening
Pest Control for Organic Gardening is a short book dedicated to gardeners, who want to keep their gardens free from synthetic and often times harmful pesticides, and fertilizers. However, there still is the problem and pests and disease. This book...

01.05.2016

How to grow more vegetables
A classic in the field of sustainable gardening, HOW TO GROW MORE VEGETABLES shows how to produce a beautiful organic garden with minimal watering and care, whether it's just a few tomatoes in a tiny backyard or enough food to feed a family of four...

22.03.2013

Blue Corn and Square Tomatoes
Rebecca Rupp is the author of SARAH SIMPSON'S RULES FOR LIVING, JOURNEY TO THE BLUE MOON, THE DRAGON OF LONELY ISLAND and THE RETURN OF THE DRAGON. She lives in Swanton, Vermont.

14.11.2012

Trellises, Planters & Raised Beds
A step-by-step guide that gives any gardener all the information needed to make garden furnishings that are both simple and beautiful. This book includes 50 complete plans for trellises, raised beds, planters, window boxes, and just about any...

10.09.2013

Herb Gardening from the Ground Up
Garden-fresh herbs impart flavor and fragrance that dried, packaged products simply can’t. Now, anyone with access to a few square yards of soil (or even a sunny patio or windowsill) can enjoy the punch and pungency that only come from fresh herbs,...

03.02.2018

Western Garden Book of Edibles
Complete instructions for growing over 190 vegetables, herbs, berries, fruits, nuts, and tropical fruits in the ground and in containers. Plans and design ideas for kitchen gardens of all sizes, as well as easy-to-follow guidelines for composting,...

09.04.2016

Going Native
Please note: This second edition of Going Native is in black and white format. For the full color version of the book, please take a look at the book's first edition.Does a garden that requires little work, saves you money and protects the...

02.12.2016