Home & Garden

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The cover of Plant: Exploring the Botanical World is compelling with its eye-catching, embossed kaleidoscope of floral and leaf images set against a simple black background.

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This year marks the 300th anniversary of the birth of Lancelot Brown (1716–1783).

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“[a] charming, inspiring book.”

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“Beyond New York, the High Line has gone viral. From Seoul to Mexico City, cities worldwide have rushed to turn obsolete infrastructure into public space.”

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“. . . the author unravels the secrets of how plants grow in her quest to understand the fundamentals of botany and transform herself into a better gardener in the process.”

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This gorgeous book is meant for anyone who is an aspiring gardener or an expert horticulturist, regardless of green-thumb abilities or current state of a reader’s yard or window box.

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We should be grateful that the sunflower has no sweet fragrance.

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Facts, figures, legends, dramas, quirky personalities, literary characters, gardening, and culinary history . . .”

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Philippa Pearson’s Small Space Garden Ideas is an archive of perfectly formed ideas for indoor and outdoor garden inspiration.

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“. . . provides glorious insight into how a meeting of minds . . . is delivering on target-driven strategies for plant conservation.”

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“. . . the perfect starter volume for those new to succulents.”

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“The author’s gift is to present the technical world of plant breeding so simply . . . and everyone will want to try it.”

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“The target is dirty energy. The cause is freedom, economic opportunity, and environmental responsibility. Danny Kennedy calls to you to join the Rooftop Revolution.”

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“Richard Horan sure can write! [but] Many of us already know this stuff from listening to NPR in Walmart parking lots.”

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“Whether you experience Tenryu-ji in person or through the pages of the book, you will learn to understand the enduring appeal of Japanese gardens and will take away a lot more than photogr

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“One Writer’s Garden is a handsome, durable book. If a reader has interest in gardens and also American literature, it will prove nearly irresistible.

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“Rebecca Rupp has done us the favor of serving up a savory history of something many of us don’t think much about—vegetables. . . .

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“Weeds, therefore, makes a quiet and enlightening read, enjoyable in one gulp if you’re an enthusiast or in small doses if you’re new to the subject.

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“. . . a slow garden is a not a room—it’s an environment that you create little by little, interact with in a multitude of ways, learn from endlessly, and enjoy at all times . . . Mr.

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Making real people come alive to readers must be the Holy Grail of those who write historical fiction.