"If you want to grow plants indoors, you need this book." --Niki Jabbour, author and staff writer at savvygardening.com
The new terrarium trend seems to be going strong with no signs of slowing any time soon. Terrariums date back to 19th century London, and were originally used to protect plants or small animals. Their delicate charm has stood the test of time, and terrariums are now used as home decor, handmade gifts, ecosystem education and more--there are even terrarium-making parties
"Rich with photographs and descriptions of how landscape design has shaped and reflected culture over time." --The American Gardener
From the Booker Prize winner and national bestselling author, reflections on gardening, art, literature, and life
Bring Monet’s paintings and gardens to life using this gorgeously illustrated book that will teach you how to create a Monet lifestyle from your living room to your kitchen to your garden—from the documentarian and author of Monet’s Palate Cookbook, with the support of the American steward and all the head gardeners at Giverny.
Whether you have a huge yard in a warm climate or a tiny apartment in a city with harsh winters, you can grow edibles year-round in the comfort and convenience of your own kitchen
What if the beautiful plants in your home could also become a part of your health routine? Houseplants add vibrancy to any home or office, but many also have significant health benefits you may not even know about. That aloe plant sitting on your window sill can be used as an ointment for scrapes, bruises, and sunburns.
The popularity of organic gardening continues to rise as people seek to control the quality and freshness of the food they eat. And organic gardening isn't just about creating delicious healthy food for the table: it's also about supporting delicate ecosystems and working without the use of chemicals.
It is an English-Japanese bilingual book of "petit bonsai" introduction showing how to make and grow bonsai trees. The author is a bonsai specialist owning a popular bonsai store, Sinajina, in Jiyugaoka. Starting with basic bonsai terms, the book with plentiful pictures explains not only the details of tools, pots, and soil necessary for bonsai, but also how to select proper seeding.
An essential guide to composting for all gardeners and environmentally conscious people
From pollen grains to a rose pistil to magnolia wood, these incredible close-up photos, taken from under an electron microscope, reveal the beauty of plants as never before
With umbels, spires, and bright button-like dots, new perennial planting is perfect for the beginner gardener: intensely beautiful, swift to establish, simple to upkeep, beloved by bees, and incredible even in tiny spaces. This book draws on make-it-yourself, grow-it-yourself trends, and the interest in wilder, greener gardens.