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My Life in Plants: Flowers I've Loved, Herbs I've Grown, and Houseplants I've Killed on the Way to Finding Myself Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781524859602
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Published: Andrews McMeel Publishing - September 1st, 2020

From stumpy potted houseplants to intricate and delicate flower arrangements, My Life in Plants is a heartfelt, honest memoir that intertwines the complex nature of houseplants with a journey of self-discovery.

From Katie Vaz, author of Don’t Worry, Eat Cake, the beloved Make Yourself Cozy, and The Escape Manual for Introverts, comes My Life in Pl


The Twelve Gifts from the Garden: Life Lessons for Peace and Well-Being (Tropical Climate Gardening, Horticulture and Botany Essays) Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781642503722
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Published: Mango - September 15th, 2020

A Garden View of Anne Morrow Lindbergh's Gift from the Sea

"This book is a feast, a dream, a wondrous adventure....--Sherry Richert Belul, founder of Simply Celebrate and author of Say It Now.

#1 New Release in Philosophy, Consciousness & Thought, Tropical Climate Gardening, and Botany.


Garden Time Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781556595943
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Published: Copper Canyon Press - April 7th, 2020

Composed as he lost his eyesight, W.S. Merwin's final and exquisite book brims with longing, loss, and unanswerable questions. In Garden Time, Merwin's luminous, ethereal voice gently interrogates mortality; at the very end of his life, he sings lovingly to a tireless world--although not without trepidation.


American Grown: The Story of the White House Kitchen Garden and Gardens Across America Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780307956026
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Published: Crown - May 29th, 2012

In April 2009, First Lady Michelle Obama planted a kitchen garden on the White House’s South Lawn.  As fresh vegetables, fruit, and herbs sprouted from the ground, this White House Kitchen Garden inspired a new conversation all across the country about the food we feed our families and the impact it has on the health and well-being of our children.  
 


Gardens: An Essay on the Human Condition Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9780226317908
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Published: University of Chicago Press - September 15th, 2009

Humans have long turned to gardens—both real and imaginary—for sanctuary from the frenzy and tumult that surrounds them.


Sissinghurst: The Dream Garden Cover Image
By Tim Richardson, Jason Ingram (By (photographer)), Dan Pearson (Foreword by), National Trust (With)
$45.00
ISBN: 9780711237346
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Published: Frances Lincoln - September 1st, 2020

Step inside the world's most famous garden and understand the strength of its attraction since is was bought and transformed by writer Vita Sackville West and diplomat Harold Nicholson in the 1930s. This unforgettable garden of rooms is influential today for its design, its exuberant planting, and its effect on visitors as a complete garden experience.


Mrs. Whaley and Her Charleston Garden Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781616208455
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Published: Algonquin Books - November 28th, 2017

In conversation with William Baldwin. Emily Whaley's garden on Church Street in Charleston, South Carolina, may be the most visited private garden in the country. And no wonder. It is the life's work of a vibrant, sociable, opinionated, determined, forceful woman who has spent the last eighty-five years cultivating whatever life offered her. Mrs.


Paradise on the Hudson: The Creation, Loss, and Revival of a Great American Garden Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9781604698572
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Published: Timber Press - March 3rd, 2020

“Through her prodigious research and evocative prose, Caroline Seebohm recreates an era of New York life seen through the history and dazzling beauty of the restored Untermyer Gardens.” —Paula Deitz, author, Of Gardens

On a single day in 1939, more than 30,000 people visited the Untermyer Garden—at the time, one of the world’s grandest lan


The Earth Knows My Name: Food, Culture, and Sustainability in the Gardens of Ethnic Americans Cover Image
$24.00
ISBN: 9780807085714
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Published: Beacon Press - April 1st, 2007

Patricia Klindienst crossed the country to write this book, inspired by a torn and faded photograph that shed new light on the story of her Italian immigrant family's struggle to adapt to America.


The Story of Gardening Cover Image
$60.00
ISBN: 9781616899196
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Published: Princeton Architectural Press - August 25th, 2020

Penelope Hobhouse, the legendary authority on garden history, composes a beautifully crafted, lavishly illustrated history of gardening over millennia. From the cooling fountains of the Alhambra to the clean lines of the French parterre, The Story of Gardening draws fascinating connections among gardens across time and place.


Chasing Dragonflies: A Natural, Cultural, and Personal History Cover Image
By Cindy Crosby, Peggy Macnamara (Illustrator)
$24.95
ISBN: 9780810142305
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Published: Northwestern University Press - June 15th, 2020

Chasing Dragonflies: A Natural, Cultural, and Personal History is an engaging, beautifully illustrated introduction to these remarkable insects.


Cutting Back: My Apprenticeship in the Gardens of Kyoto Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781604697933
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Published: Timber Press - May 3rd, 2017

“An unusual and entertaining memoir.” —New York Times Book Review

At thirty-five, Leslie Buck made an impulsive decision to put her personal life on hold to pursue her passion.