“Empowers readers with a toolkit of traditional and sustainable practices for an emerging artisanal crafts movement, and a brighter future.” —Alice Waters, chef and owner, Chez Panisse; founder, The Edible Schoolyard Project
Modern life is a cornucopia of technological wonders. But is something precious being lost?
An altogether different kind of book on English gardens—the first of its kind—a look at the history of England’s magnificent gardens as a history of Britain itself, from the seventeenth-century gardens of Charles II to those of Prince Charles today.
Elegant and beautiful, rich in history and supremely useful, the ash tree has played an extraordinary yet largely unrecognized part in shaping both our natural environment and the material culture and beliefs of millions of people around the world. Ash charts the evolution of this magnificent tree, and its forty-three species, across the Northern Hemisphere for the past 44 million years.
In Beauty of the Wild, Darrel Morrison tells stories of people and places that have nourished his career as a teacher and a designer of nature-inspired landscapes. Growing up on a small farm in southwestern Iowa, Morrison was transported by the subtle beauties of the native prairie landscape.
The Green Indoors is a useful guide on how to find perfect plant matches for your home environments with a sustainable and innovative approach.
Focusing on working with the plants you already own, the book is divided in chapters detailing all the possible conditions: Extreme Sun/Heat, Dry Air/Central Heating, Deep Shade, High Humidity, Draughty, Cold.
Take your love of plants to the next level and start growing some food with this modern, easy-to-follow guidebook that shows you everything you need to know to grow edible plants all year round!
Did you know you could grow vegetables, fruits, and herbs in containers?
Add a touch of green to your office, bookshelf, coffee table or dorm room with these adorable mini ecosystemsA Beginner's Guide to Terrariums shows you how to create your own glass container gardens with easy-to-understand instructions and over 230 inspiring lifestyle photos.
A no-fuss guide to caring for your indoor plants - ideal for first-time gardeners!
Do you want to know how to keep your houseplants alive and thriving indoors but don’t know where to start? This gardening book for beginners will help you care for over 60 houseplant varieties.
Evergreen your landscape with the beauty and benefits of conifers
Growing Conifers is a beautifully photographed, comprehensive gardening guide for selecting and cultivating conifers. Coverage includes:
Learn How to Grow Flowering Plants
"Anyone wanting to get started with a flower garden will find plenty of expert guidance here." ―Publishers Weekly
#1 Best Seller in Annual Flowers Gardening, Bulb Flower Gardening, and Perennial Gardening.
Bonsai is the art of growing trees in small containers.
A modern approach to traditional Japanese floral design.Award-winning flower designer Shinichi Nagatsuka explains how anyone can create beautiful arrangements using his signature N Style method. Easy to follow, it is based on accent lines rather than the complex system of rules used for traditional Ikebana.