Gardening Books - Literature

More Gardening Essays & Narratives
The Well-Gardened Mind: The Restorative Power of Nature Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781476794464
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Published: Scribner - July 7th, 2020

A distinguished psychiatrist and avid gardener offers an inspiring and consoling work about the healing effects of gardening and its ability to decrease stress and foster mental well-being in our everyday lives.

The garden is often seen as a refuge, a place to forget worldly cares, removed from the “real” life that lies outside.


The Language of Flowers: A Fully Illustrated Compendium of Meaning, Literature, and Lore for the Modern Romantic Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062873194
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Published: Harper Design - April 7th, 2020

With gorgeous full-color illustrations, ornate decorative elements, lettering in metallic ink, and engaging text, The Language of Flowers: A Fully Illustrated Compendium of Meaning, Literature, and Lore for the Modern Romantic is a treasure for flower lovers.


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
 


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.


Floriography: The Myths, Magic and Language of Flowers Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781787135314
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Published: Quadrille Publishing - March 9th, 2021

Flowers can talk. Red roses say 'I love you', white lilies offer condolence and poppies invite us to remember. For thousands of years, humans have used flowers as a language, a short-hand for emotions and meanings. In her new book, Sally Coulthard, takes a fascinating look at floriography and shows how we still use this secret language across the world.


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.


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.


Liquid Gold: Bees and the Pursuit of Midlife Honey Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781785786051
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Published: Icon Books - May 12th, 2020

After a chance meeting in the pub, Roger Morgan-Grenville and his friend Duncan decide to take up beekeeping. Their enthusiasm matched only by their ignorance, they are pitched into an arcane world of unexpected challenges.


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 landsc


Creatures And Critters: Who's In My Garden Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781733500944
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Published: Gardenangelist Garden Communications - March 10th, 2020

Who's in your garden?

Gardening. It's one of the most peaceful activities you can enjoy. The solitude of the plants, the sun, fresh air, and the fragrance of flowers.

Then you look around. "Wait," you say. "Who took a bite out of that tomato?" "What was that sting on my leg?" "Did I just see a Garden Fairy disappear behind a flower?" "Is that a dinosaur?"


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.


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