Gardening

New England Gardener's Handbook

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New England Gardener's Handbook: All You Need to Know to Plan, Plant & Maintain a New England Garden - Connecticut, Main Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781591865445
Availability: Hard to Find - May no longer be available
Published: Cool Springs Press - August 30th, 2012

A great reference for planting ANYTHING in New England - from grass to flowers, veggies to trees! ~ Reviewed by Becki Trudell


The Anxious Gardener's Book of Answers

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$12.95
ISBN: 9781604692358
Availability: Special Order
Published: Timber Press - April 3rd, 2012

From the table of contents to the page design, this slim volume's easy-to-read format will calm the nerves of rookie or beginning gardeners. Start at the table of contents: pick your problem area, such as herbs, soil, or vegetables. In that section, you'll find "The right way to do it" and "If I goofed, how can I fix it?" Chace brings expertise to quick, humorous narratives. ~ Reviewed by Bonnie Winchester


Beatrix Potter's Gardening Life: The Plants and Places That Inspired the Classic Children's Tales by Marta McDowell - Book Review

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$24.95
ISBN: 9781604693638
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Published: Timber Press - November 5th, 2013

An enchanting book that draws you into the life, gardens and landscape of the great Beatrix Potter. She was an artist, naturalist, conservationist, writer and all around woman ahead of her time! Beautiful! ~ Reviewed by Carrie Chalmers


Seeing Flowers: Discover the Hidden Life of Flowers by Teri Dunn Chace - Bonnie Winchester

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By Teri Dunn Chace, Robert Llewellyn (By (photographer))
$29.95
ISBN: 9781604694222
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Published: Timber Press - September 24th, 2013

Beautiful Gift! Chace paired inspirational quotes with Llewellyn's macro photography. A blooming Irish reminiscent of Chihuly's glass is paired with Margaret Atwood text on p. 155. ~ Reviewed by Bonnie Winchester


To Eat

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By Joe Eck, Wayne Winterrowd, Bobbi Angell (Illustrator), Beatrice Tosti di Valminuta (Contributions by)
$25.00
ISBN: 9780374278328
Availability: Special Order
Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - June 11th, 2013

This final celebration of food and gardening (Winterrowd died in 2010 before the book was completed) is a lovely and moving tribute to companionable lives well-lived by the parteners who founded the garden design firm North Hill in southern Vermont and created the spectacular gardens there. ~ Reviewed by Louise Jones


Founding Gardeners

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Founding Gardeners: The Revolutionary Generation, Nature, and the Shaping of the American Nation Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9780307390684
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Published: Vintage - April 3rd, 2012

Washington, Adams, Jefferson and Madison believed agriculture was the noble basis of democracy. In their lives and writing, their obsession with it shaped their political philosophies. Literate and fascinating look at our founders. A beautiful book with garden diagrams and color illustrations. ~ Reviewed by Louise Jones


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