New to gardening? Start with the essentials for beginners.
Beginner Gardening Step By Step shows you the basics to get your green space under control and keep it that way. In this expert text, you'll find simple step-by-step instructions, with clear images to help you create your dream garden, no matter the size and scale.
Written by the long-time manager of the renowned Alan Chadwick Garden at the University of California, Santa Cruz, this substantial, authoritative, and beautiful full-color guide covers everything you need to know about organically growing healthy, bountiful fruit trees.
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This charming, beautifully photographed beginner's guide from a trusted bonsai expert covers all the basics to keep your bonsai alive and happy.
Jonas Dupuich, founder of the #1 bonsai blog in the U.S., shares his passion and expert advice with anyone looking to learn more about bonsai in this modern, entry-level guide to an ancient art.
“A boon to all those who plant, care for, and love trees.”—Nina Bassuk, author of Trees in the Urban Landscape
The Tree Book is the go-to reference to more than 2,400 species and cultivars, from two of the biggest names in horticulture—Michael A. Dirr and Keith S. Warren.$24.95ISBN: 9781603588416Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Chelsea Green Publishing Company - March 18th, 2019
The organic grower's guide to planting, propagation, culture, and ecology
Trees are our allies in healing the world. Partnering with trees allows us to build soil, enhance biodiversity, increase wildlife populations, grow food and medicine, and pull carbon out of the atmosphere, sequestering it in the soil.$19.95ISBN: 9781604698886Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Timber Press - February 5th, 2019“One of the most practical and helpful how-to gardening books I have ever read.” —The Oregonian
Are you intimidated by pruning? Or tired of paying a professional to tackle the task? You can prune most trees and shrubs on your own, and Pruning Simplified shows you exactly how to do it.$16.95ISBN: 9781629141688Availability: BackorderedPublished: Skyhorse - May 6th, 2014
For everyone from beginners to masters, an essential full-color guide to growing, grooming, and caring for your bonsai tree.
Bonsai is the ancient craft of carefully regulating the growth and shape of trees in order to produce miniature versions of mature trees.$26.95ISBN: 9781783351176Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Guardian Faber Publishing - August 28th, 2018
"A lovely book for green-thumbed readers to read in the winter as they sit by the fireplace and await spring."--Publisher's Weekly$26.99ISBN: 9781592537129Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Quarry Books - August 1st, 2011
Crisp apples, tart lemons, lush figs, tender peaches—imagine the bounty of a late-summer farmer’s market, right in your backyard! Learning how to plant and care for fruit trees is a desirable, accessible activity for a wide range of people. It’s a natural extension of many gardeners’ repertoires, and the investment yields generations of results.$24.95ISBN: 9781554072637Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Firefly Books - March 20th, 2007
"Hydrangeas have so many winning attributes, it's hard to imagine an easier group of plants to grow, or any other flowering shrubs capable of providing vibrant color for so long a season"
-from the Introduction$79.95ISBN: 9780881929010Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Timber Press - October 18th, 2011
3500 photographs. Over 380 genera. More than 3700 species and cultivars.
Dirr's Encyclopedia of Trees and Shrubs is the most comprehensive visual reference to more than 3700 species and cultivars.$17.00ISBN: 9781908213426Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Little Toller Books - October 4th, 2016
Oliver Rackham, the outstanding botanical writer of his generation, has written the first history and ecology of the ash tree, exploring its place in human culture, explaining Ash disease, and arguing that globalisation is now the single greatest threat to the world's trees and forests.