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Gardening for a Lifetime: How to Garden Wiser as You Grow Older
By Timber Press
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mpn: 64 line drawings, ean: 9781604692662, isbn: 1604692669,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 58 reviews
From the winner of the National Garden Club's Award of Excellence Although the garden may beckon as strongly as ever, the tasks involved—pulling weeds, pushing wheelbarrows, digging holes, moving heavy pots—become increasingly difficult, or even impossible, with advancing age. But the idea of giving it up is unthinkable for most gardeners. So what’s the alternative? In Gardening for a Lifetime, Sydney Eddison draws on her own forty years of gardening to provide a practical and encouraging


Monet's Garden: Through the Seasons at Giverny
By Frances Lincoln Ltd
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ean: 9780711238435, isbn: 071123843X,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 104 reviews
A new paperback edition of Vivian Russellâ??s much-admired exploration of Claude Monetâ??s garden at Giverny. This book ventures behind the scenes to chart the history of one of the worldâ??s most famous gardens, linking the world of Monet the artist with Monet the gardener. Four chapters trace the garden through the changing seasons, paying special attention to the atmosphere and light that so preoccupied Monet and became the focus of his life as a painter. Throughout, the work done by


Second Nature: A Gardener's Education
By PGW
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mpn: 9780802140111, ean: 9780802140111, isbn: 0802140114,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 57 reviews
In his articles and in best-selling books such as The Botany of Desire, Michael Pollan has established himself as one of our most important and beloved writers on modern man’s place in the natural world. A new literary classic, Second Nature has become a manifesto not just for gardeners but for environmentalists everywhere. “As delicious a meditation on one man’s relationships with the Earth as any you are likely to come upon” (The New York Times Book Review), Second Nature captures the


Head Gardeners
By Pimpernel Press
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ean: 9781910258743, isbn: 1910258741,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 59 reviews
This book explores the lives, vision, and achievements of 12 very special head gardeners, and, through a series of profiles, examines the various roles of the head gardener today—project manager, conservationist, artist, designer, engineer, historian, scientific investigator, social worker, and PR. Gardening is an art form the English have made their own, and which they have been exporting to the rest of the word for the last three centuries. It is also an important economic contributor to


The World of Laura Ingalls Wilder: The Frontier Landscapes that Inspired the Little House Books
By Johnson Smith Co.
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mpn: 160469727X, ean: 9781604697278, isbn: 160469727X,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 109 reviews
“For gardeners, botanists, and fans of Laura Ingalls Wilder, this book looks at the beloved Little House on the Prairie author’s relationship to nature.” —Publishers Weekly The universal appeal of Laura Ingalls Wilder springs from a life lived in partnership with the land, on farms she and her family settled across the Northeast and Midwest. In this revealing exploration of Wilder’s deep connection with the natural world, Marta McDowell follows the wagon trail of the beloved Little


How Carrots Won the Trojan War: Curious (but True) Stories of Common Vegetables
By Workman Publishing
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mpn: 9781603429689, ean: 9781603429689, isbn: 1603429689,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 98 reviews
Discover why Roman gladiators were massaged with onion juice before battle, how celery contributed to Casanova’s conquests, how peas almost poisoned General Washington, and why some seventeenth-century turnips were considered degenerate. Rebecca Rupp tells the strange and fascinating history of 23 of the world’s most popular vegetables. Gardeners, foodies, history buffs, and anyone who wants to know the secret stories concealed in a salad are sure to enjoy this delightful and informative


Woman-Powered Farm: Manual for a Self-Sufficient Lifestyle from Homestead to Field
By Countryman Press
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mpn: 75 color photos, ean: 9781581572414, isbn: 1581572417,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 36 reviews
To go-to guide for women who want to be part of the farming revolution.Women are leading the new farming revolution in America. Much of the impetus to move back to the land, raise our own food, and connect with our agricultural past is being driven by women. They raise sheep for wool, harvest honey from their beehives, grow food for their families and sell their goods at farmers' markets. What does a woman who wants to work the land need to do to follow her dream?First, she needs this book. It


Gardening in the Coastal South
By Pineapple Press
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ean: 9781561642748, isbn: 1561642746,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 74 reviews
Take a stroll through the garden of a self-confessed hortimaniac. Gardening is Marie Harrison's avocation, passion . . . some might say, obsession. In her personal, witty style (she refers to her husband as Amiable Spouse, or A.S. for short), Marie divulges her own tried-and-true ways of gardening along the coasts of the southeast United States. Marie covers perennials, flowers grown from bulbs, herbs, shrubs and small trees, vines, edible flowers, and herbs for flower borders. A section of


Deep-Rooted Wisdom: Skills and Stories from Generations of Gardeners
By Timber Press
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mpn: colour illustrations, frontispiece, ean: 9781604694529, isbn: 1604694521,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 52 reviews
We have begun to lose some of the most important skills used by everyday gardeners to create beautiful, productive gardens. With a personality-driven, engaging narrative, Deep Rooted Wisdom teaches accessible, commonsense skills to a new generation of gardeners. Soulful gardener, Augustus Jenkins Farmer, profiles experienced and up-and-coming gardeners who use these skills in their own gardens. Enjoy this chance to get planting, propagation, and fertilizing knowledge handed down directly from


Digging Deep: Unearthing Your Creative Roots Through Gardening
By Braided Worlds Publishing
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ean: 9780990791935, isbn: 0990791939,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 96 reviews
''Digging Deep teaches the art of living creatively―from envisioning and creating the garden of your dreams to cultivating and embodying more imagination, passion, and play in your daily life.''―Andrew Weil, M.D.,  #1 New York Times best-selling author of Spontaneous Happiness Digging Deep does for gardeners what Julia Cameron's The Artist's Way and Natalie Goldberg's Writing Down the Bones has done for millions of writers and artists: it shows how to approach your passion with an eye


The Gardener's Year (Modern Library Gardening)
By Modern Library
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ean: 9780375759482, isbn: 0375759484,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 70 reviews
From the internationally acclaimed Czech writer Karel Capek comes this beautifully written and marvelously apt account of the trials and tribulations of the gardener’s life. First published in Prague in 1929, The Gardener’s Year combines a richly comic portrait of life in the garden, narrated month by month, with a series of delightful illustrations by the author’s older brother and collaborator, Josef. Capek’s gardeners—all too human, despite their lofty aspirations—often look the


The Earth Knows My Name: Food, Culture, and Sustainability in the Gardens of Ethnic Americans
By Brand: Beacon Press
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mpn: 9780807085714, ean: 9780807085714, isbn: 0807085715,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 68 reviews
Patricia Klindienst crossed the country to write this book, inspired by a torn and faded photograph that shed new light on the story of her Italian immigrant family's struggle to adapt to America. She gathered the stories of urban, suburban, and rural gardens created by people rarely presented in books about American gardens: Native Americans, immigrants from across Asia and Europe, and ethnic peoples who were here long before our national boundaries were drawn—including Hispanics of the


Nigel: my family and other dogs
By imusti
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mpn: 26024586, ean: 9781473641716, isbn: 1473641713,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 56 reviews
The Sunday Times bestseller which has sold a quarter of a million copiesNIGEL - One of Britain's favourite dogs! MONTY - One of Britain's favourite presenters. When Monty Don's golden retriever Nigel became the surprise star of BBC Gardeners' World inspiring huge interest, fan mail and his own social media accounts, Monty Don wanted to explore what makes us connect with animals quite so deeply. In many respects Nigel is a very ordinary dog; charming, handsome and obedient, as so many are. He is


Cutting Back: My Apprenticeship in the Gardens of Kyoto
By TIMBER
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ean: 9781604697933, isbn: 1604697938,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 37 reviews
“An unusual and entertaining memoir.” —New York Times Book Review At thirty-five, Leslie Buck made an impulsive decision to put her personal life on hold to pursue her passion. Leaving behind a full life of friends, love, and professional security, she became the first American woman to learn pruning from one of the most storied landscaping companies in Kyoto. Cutting Back recounts Buck’s bold journey and the revelations she has along the way. During her apprenticeship in Japan, she


This Organic Life: Confessions of a Suburban Homesteader
By Brand: Chelsea Green Publishing
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ean: 9781931498241, isbn: 1931498245,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 57 reviews
Joan Dye Gussow is an extraordinarily ordinary woman. She lives in a home not unlike the average home in a neighborhood that is, more or less, typically suburban. What sets her apart from the rest of us is that she thinks more deeply--and in more eloquent detail--about food. In sharing her ponderings, she sets a delightful example for those of us who seek the healthiest, most pleasurable lifestyle within an environment determined to propel us in the opposite direction. Joan is a suburbanite


In Praise of Plants
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ean: 9781604692624, isbn: 1604692626,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 98 reviews
What do we know about plants, really? Through a rich array of examples, many illustrated in the author's elegant and distinctive style, this book offers a new look at botany. This scholarly yet fun book examines the qualities that make plants unique, so different from animals. Experienced in both the academic and in-the-field sides of science, the opinionated Hallé delightfully makes the case that plants differ so profoundly from animals that questions are raised about the meaning of


Martha's Flowers: A Practical Guide to Growing, Gathering, and Enjoying
By Clarkson Potter
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ean: 9780307954770, isbn: 0307954773,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 57 reviews
The essential resource from Martha Stewart, with expert advice and lessons on gardening and making the most of your spectacular bloomsMartha Stewart's lifelong love of flowers began at a young age, as she dug in and planted alongside her father in their family garden, growing healthy, beautiful blooms, every year. The indispensable lessons she learned then--and those she has since picked up from master gardeners--form the best practices she applies to her voluminous flower gardens today. For


Sunlight On The Lawn (Beverley Nichols Trilogy Book 3)
By Timber Press, Incorporated
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ean: 9780881924671, isbn: 0881924679,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 130 reviews
Sunlight on the Lawn brings to a close Beverley Nichols's delightful Merry Hall trilogy describing the renovation of his rundown Georgian mansion and its garden..


Down the Garden Path
By Brand: Timber Press
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ean: 9780881927108, isbn: 0881927104,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 109 reviews
Down the Garden Path has stood the test of time as one of the world's best-loved and most-quoted gardening books. Ostensibly an account of the creation of a garden in Huntingdonshire in the 1930s, it is really about the underlying emotions and obsessions for which gardening is just a cover story. The secret of this book's success---and its timelessness---is that it does not seek to impress the reader with a wealth of expert knowledge or advice. Beverley Nichols proudly declares his status as a


The Wild Garden: Expanded Edition
By Darke, Rick/ Robinson, William
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mpn: 9780881929553, ean: 9780881929553, isbn: 0881929557,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 9 reviews
First published in 1870, The Wild Garden challenged the prevailing garden style of the day and advocated a naturalistic style, in which hardy plants, both native and exotic, are arranged in groupings that mimic wild landscapes. Thanks to Robinson’s passionate advocacy, the naturalistic style triumphed, and Robinson's urgent message continues to resonate today. For this newly designed edition, Rick Darke has written an introductory essay that not only underscores Robinson’s importance in



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