An exquisitely illustrated, lively exploration of Latin plant names explaining the meanings behind hundreds of names, from ``vulgaris`` (``common``) to ``mirabilis`` (``extraordinary``) Every gardener needs to know their Latin names. They may look confusing at first, but once you understand what cer..
The ideal book for urban gardeners, indoor gardeners, and vegetable gardeners, Container Gardening Complete is a thorough visual guide that will get you growing quickly Whether you are growing vegetables, fruits, or flowers on an apartment balcony; creating a small vegetable garden for personal use;..
It's time for home gardeners to rethink the traditional garden and explore the wide variety of options for growing edibles in "anywhere" gardens from decorative pots and raised beds to unusual growing bags, hanging pouches, and tomato rings. These contained gardens are more manageable than long rows..
A do-it-yourself guide to a complete garden rehab Gardens, just like houses, sometimes need makeovers. The changes can be as minor as replacing a shrub or as major as pulling everything up and starting from scratch. No matter the size of your space or the scope of the project, the sage advice in Gar..
Discover the secrets of a naturally pest-proof vegetable garden with Great Garden Companions. Let master gardener Sally Jean Cunningham show you how to keep pests and diseases at bay with her unique companion-gardening system. By planting special combinations of vegetables, flowers, and herbs, you c..
The consummate beginners guide for anyone interested in starting an herb garden. It will explain, in simple terms, everything you need to know about choosing the site, preparing the soil, choosing the plants, caring for them, dealing with pests and diseases, and what to do with the harvest at the en..
Gardens of Secret Delights Among the more than 30 great and small projects within In & Out of Paris are Vaux-le-Vicomte, Versailles, and Courances--all classic Andre Le Notre-style French gardens. Also discover the Paris gardens of celebrated artist Jean-Michel Othoniel and art aficionado Pierre Be..
Lasagna Gardening, a gardening system that works-- so you don't have to Turn in your tiller for a stack of old newspapers Replace your shovel with a layer of grass clippings Let Pat Lanza show you how you can create lush, successful, easy-care gardens in practically any location without hours of b..
Get ready for verdant greens and explosive color - it's all possible when you're a gardener living in the Pacific Northwest Do you live in the Pacific Northwest? Do you care about landscaping and gardening? Say no more - we've got the perfect book for you. Pacific Northwest Month-by-Month Gardening ..
When the inspiration hits to start an organic garden, many novices could benefit from a guidebook that speaks directly to their enthusiasm, their goals, and, of course, their need for solid information that speaks a newbie's language--from the most trusted source for organic gardening methods.In Rod..
Rodale's Ultimate Encyclopedia of Organic Gardening has been the go-to resource for gardeners for more than 50 years--and the best tool novices can buy to start applying organic methods to their fruit and vegetable crops, herbs, trees and shrubs, perennials, annuals, and lawns. This thoroughly revis..
One of the bestselling garden books ever is fresher than ever Ready to inspire a whole new generation of gardeners.When he created the "square foot gardening" method, Mel Bartholomew, a retired engineer and efficiency expert, found the solution to the frustrations of most gardeners. His revolutiona..
A fantastic garden journey that only California can provide In The California Garden Tour, veteran travel writer Donald Olson highlights 50 outstanding public gardens and provides all the information you need to make the most of your visit. From San Francisco and the East Bay to Palm Springs and San..
The Complete Idiot's Guide(R) to Aquaponic Gardening is a comprehensive guide to aquaponic gardening, from choosing a setup to selecting fish and vegetables. In addition to everything one needs to know to run a healthy aquaponic garden and care for both the vegetables and fish, there are step-by ste..
This is the first book on the work of one of today's most celebrated and sought-after garden designers. Arne Maynard is known for his award-winning gardens at the Royal Horticultural Society's Chelsea Flower Show (2000, 2012) and for his beautiful and sympathetic gardens for private houses across th..
The New Seed-Starter's Handbook by Nancy BubelWhy start plants from seed?* Earlier harvests* Greater variety* Healthier seedlings* Lower costs* SatisfactionFor the most complete, up-to-date information on starting plants from seed, turn to The New Seed-Starter's Handbook. Written by a gardener with ..
Want foolproof ideas for pairing favorite perennials with an array of harmonious plant partners but don't know where to start? Plantswoman Nancy J. Ondra helps you to jump-start your perennial garden with her one-plant-at-a-time approach for choosing plant partners. Having spent more than 30 years g..
The essential guide to composting for all gardeners and environmentally conscious peopleComposting is fast becoming a household word. Gardeners know it is the best way to feed the soil, while others look to composting as a way to dispose of grass clippings, autumn leaves, and tree trimmings. The Rod..
If you love to garden but also worry about the physical strain, or if you are in search of ways to promote a healthier lifestyle, and even combat specific, chronic, health issues, then noted garden author and speaker Shawna Coronado has good news for you.In The Wellness Garden, her new book from Coo..
The biggest mistake gardeners make each season is starting out too big and then quickly realizingtheir large plot requires too much weeding, watering, and backbreaking labor. Vertical gardening guarantees a better outcome from the day the trowel hits the soil by shrinking the amount of "floor" space..