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From anti lawn movements to Arts & Crafts gardens, herbaceous borders to ha-has, guerrilla gardening to garden rooms, The Compendium of Amazing Gardening Innovations by Abigail Willis
Since the 2015 publication of landscape designer Giubbilei’s first book, The Gardens of Luciano Giubbilei, he has grown enormously in his skills, refining his art so that his land
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.
This year marks the 300th anniversary of the birth of Lancelot Brown (1716–1783).
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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.”
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.
We should be grateful that the sunflower has no sweet fragrance.
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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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“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.
“Rebecca Rupp has done us the favor of serving up a savory history of something many of us don’t think much about—vegetables. . . .
“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.
“. . . 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.
Making real people come alive to readers must be the Holy Grail of those who write historical fiction.
Sal Gilbertie and Larry Sheehan are clearly very good organic vegetable gardeners who have been at it for a long time.