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The Compendium of Amazing Gardening Innovations by Abigail Willis - Book Review

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By Abigail Willis, Dave Hopkins (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781786273178
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Published: Laurence King Publishing - September 4th, 2018

Have you ever wondered what guerrilla gardening is? The history of vertical gardening? Who started the first horticultural society? Did you know that the design of pruning shears may have been inspired by the guillotine? That the lawnmower was pioneered in 1830? From anti-lawns to zen gardens, this book has it all. ~ Reviewed by Joe Michon-Huneau


Beginner Gardening Step by Step: A Visual Guide to Yard and Garden Basics by DK - Book Review

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By DK
$22.99
ISBN: 9781465477002
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Published: DK - February 12th, 2019

I love DK guides, and this one is no exception. The perfect how-to that will push you outside your comfort zone and into your garden. Great for first-time gardeners, hobbyists looking to expand their repertoire, and green thumb novices who want to deepen their knowledge. ~ Reviewed by Joe Michon-Huneau


Paradise Gardens: The world's most beautiful Islamic gardens by Monty Don - Book Review

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By Monty Don, Derry Moore (With)
$22.99
ISBN: 9781473666481
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Published: Two Roads - October 30th, 2018

“A garden , green and filled with water is heaven on earth - it is paradise” Monty Don
An entirely beautiful way to garden, as lush as a tropical garden, yet as zen as a Japanese garden, along with the importance of water is breathtaking. A visually stunning guide to these type of gardens across the world from the UK’s master gardener. ~ Reviewed by Becky Doherty


Wild at Home: How to style and care for beautiful plants by Hilton Carter - Book Review

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$19.95
ISBN: 9781782497134
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Published: CICO Books - April 9th, 2019

Carter's passion for plants leaps off these beautifully photographed pages. Plant purchasing, potting, pruning, positioning, propagating, watering, and fertilizing are joyfully illuminated, and when the green friends settle into their places, home becomes a sanctuary of living, breathing art. ~ Reviewed by Mike Hare


Spring Warm Up

Notes from the Shire by Nate

It’s mid-February. That means it’s almost March, which means it’s time to start thinking about Spring. Just because it’s below freezing and we could still get another snow storm doesn’t mean we can’t get ready for warmer weather. Here’s a few ideas to get the most out of the late winter and spring seasons.

 

The Garden Awakening: Designs to Nurture Our Land and Ourselves by Mary Reynolds - Book Review

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$29.99
ISBN: 9780857843135
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Published: UIT Cambridge Ltd. - October 2016

This is a great new addition to my personal garden book shelves. Reynolds who has worked for Kew Gardens and beyond creates this primer for a new vision of gardening. Spiritual and ecological in nature she endeavors to find plants and designs that suit the soil; creating spaces for both inner and outer expressions of nature and ourselves. Beautiful & lavishly illustrated as well. ~ Reviewed by Maeve Noonan


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