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Uprooted: A Gardener Reflects on Beginning Again Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9781604699579
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Published: Timber Press - September 22nd, 2020

"An intimate, lesson-filled story of what happens when one of America’s best-known garden writers transplants herself, rooting in to a deeper partnership with nature than ever before." —Margaret Roach, author of A Way to Garden

When Page Dickey moved away from her celebrated garden at Duck Hill, she left a landscape she had spent thirty-four years


Among Flowers: A Walk in the Himalaya Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780374538101
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Published: Picador - December 1st, 2020

In this travel memoir, the acclaimed novelist Jamaica Kincaid chronicles a three-week trek through Nepal, the spectacular and exotic Himalayan land, where she and her companions are gathering seeds for planting at home.


The Earth in Her Hands: 75 Extraordinary Women Working in the World of Plants Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781604699029
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Published: Timber Press - March 3rd, 2020

“An informative and celebratory resource.” —Booklist 

In this beautiful and empowering book, Jennifer Jewell—host of public radio’s award-winning program and podcast Cultivating Place—introduces 75 inspiring women.


Cultivated: The Elements of Floral Style Cover Image
$27.50
ISBN: 9781616898205
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Published: Princeton Architectural Press - March 24th, 2020

Cultivated: The Elements of Floral Style elevates floral design to fine art in this richly informative work on the principles of floral style.


The Little Gardener: Helping Children Connect with the Natural World Cover Image
By Julie Cerny, Ysemay Dercon (Illustrator)
$24.95
ISBN: 9781616898601
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Published: Princeton Architectural Press - March 10th, 2020

The Little Gardener is an engaging illustrated guide for parents, grandparents, caregivers, and educators who want to help children explore the natural world through gardening.


The Sakura Obsession: The Incredible Story of the Plant Hunter Who Saved Japan's Cherry Blossoms Cover Image
$19.00
ISBN: 9780525435389
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Published: Vintage - February 25th, 2020

Each year, the flowering of cherry blossoms marks the beginning of spring. But if it weren’t for the pioneering work of an English eccentric, Collingwood “Cherry” Ingram, Japan’s beloved cherry blossoms could have gone extinct.


Emily Dickinson's Gardening Life: The Plants and Places That Inspired the Iconic Poet Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781604698220
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Published: Timber Press - October 1st, 2019

“A visual treat as well as a literary one, Emily Dickinson’s Gardening Life will be deeply satisfying for gardeners and garden lovers, connoisseurs of botanical illustration, and those who seek a deeper understanding of the life and work of Emily Dickinson.” —The Wall Street Journal

Emily Dickinson was a keen observer of the natural world


The Garden Chef: Recipes and Stories from Plant to Plate Cover Image
By Phaidon Editors, Jeremy Fox (Introduction by)
$39.95
ISBN: 9780714878225
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Published: Phaidon Press - May 1st, 2019

For many chefs, their gardens are a direct extension of their kitchens. Whether a small rooftop in the city for growing herbs and spices, or a larger plot with fruit trees and vegetables, these fertile spots provide the ingredients and inspiration for countless seasonal dishes.


My Wild Garden: Notes from a Writer's Eden Cover Image
By Meir Shalev, Joanna Chen (Translated by)
$30.00
ISBN: 9780805243512
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Published: Schocken - March 31st, 2020

A colorfully illustrated round of the season in the garden of the best-selling novelist, memoirist, and champion putterer with a wheelbarrow
 


Letter to a Young Farmer: How to Live Richly Without Wealth on the New Garden Farm Cover Image
By Gene Logsdon, Wendell Berry (Foreword by)
$18.00
ISBN: 9781603588065
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Published: Chelsea Green Publishing Company - April 5th, 2018

For more than four decades, the self-described "contrary farmer" and writer Gene Logsdon has commented on the state of American agriculture.


A Way to Garden: A Hands-On Primer for Every Season Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781604698770
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Published: Timber Press - April 30th, 2019

A Way to Garden prods us toward that ineffable place where we feel we belong; it’s a guide to living both in and out of the garden.” —The New York Times Book Review

For Margaret Roach, gardening is more than a hobby, it’s a calling.


A captivating, beautifully illustrated, one-of-a-kind color compendium of the flowers, fruits, herbs, trees, seeds, and grasses cited in the works of the world’s greatest playwright, William Shakespeare, accompanied by their companion quotes from all of his plays and poems. With a foreword by Dame Helen Mirren—the first foreword she has ever contributed.