Garden Revolution shows how an ecological approach to planting can lead to beautiful gardens that buck much of conventional gardening s counter productive, time consuming practices.
A Garden of Marvels: How We Discovered that Flowers Have Sex, Leaves Eat Air, and Other Secrets of Plants15 October 2019 | By Ruth Kassinger | Filed in: horticulture.
In the tradition of The Botany of Desire and Wicked Plants, a witty and engaging history of the first botanists interwoven with stories of today s extraordinary plants found in the garden and the lab In Paradise Under Glass, Ruth Kassinger recounted with grace and humor her journey from brown thumb
Grow your own apples, plums, cherries, and peaches in even the smallest backyard Expert pruner Ann Ralph reveals a simple yet revolutionary secret that keeps an ordinary fruit tree much smaller than normal These great little trees take up less space, require less care, offer easy harvest, and make
Our homes outdoor spaces can and should be as welcoming and carefully considered as our living rooms when treated as extensions of our homes, these spaces enrich our lives immeasurably That was the guiding principle when, under the direction of editor in chief Michelle Slatalla whose New York Ti
This thoughtful, intelligent book is all about connectivity, addressing a natural world in which we are the primary influence The New York Times Books Review Many gardeners today want a home landscape that nourishes and fosters wildlife, but they also want beauty, a space for the kids to play, p
Les Jardins de la Grelinette is a micro farm located in eastern Quebec, just north of the American border Growing on just 1.5 acres, owners Jean Martin and Maude Hel ne feed than two hundred families through their thriving CSA and seasonal market stands and supply their signature mesclun salad
Tovah Martin has weeded through the world of indoor plants to find over 200 options tough enough for anyone to grow The American Gardener Brown thumb No problem The Indestructible Houseplant is packed with indoor plants that are tough, beautiful, reliable, and virtually impossible to kill In a
As practical as it is poetic an optimistic call to action Chicago Tribune Over time, with industrialization and urban sprawl, we have driven nature out of our neighborhoods and cities But we can invite it back by designing landscapes that look and function like they do in the wild
Perfect for people who have little space to garden, whether a doorstep, balcony, or part of a wall Small Space Garden Ideas is full of creative ideas for making use of every growing space available From windowsills and hanging baskets to rooftop containers and vertical gardens, Small Space Gard
The Wild Wisdom of Weeds is the only book on foraging and edible weeds to focus on the thirteen weeds found all over the world, each of which represents a complete food source and extensive medical pharmacy and first aid kit More than just a field guide to wild edibles, it is a global plan for huma
The book that helped make Michael Pollan, the New York Times bestselling author of Cooked and The Omnivore s Dilemma, one of the most trusted food experts in AmericaEvery schoolchild learns about the mutually beneficial dance of honeybees and flowers The bee collects nectar and pollen to make honey
A bestseller since its debut in 1990, this indispensable and handy reference has now been expanded and updated to include an appendix on plant taxonomy and a comprehensive index Two dozen new photos and illustrations make this new edition even richer with information Its convenient paperback forma
Permaculture is a verbal marriage of permanent and agriculture Australian Bill Mollison pioneered its development Key features include use of compatible perennials non invasive planting techniques emphasis on biodiversity specifically adaptable to local climate, landscape, and soil
A tree that sheds poison daggers a glistening red seed that stops the heart a shrub that causes paralysis a vine that strangles and a leaf that triggered a war In Wicked Plants, Stewart takes on over two hundred of Mother Nature s most appalling creations It s an A to Z of plants that kill, ma
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 envi