Book Recommendations

Vertical Vegetables by Amy Andrychowicz

As Heard on The Daily Gardener Podcast: Today’s Grow That Garden Library book recommendation: Vertical Vegetables by Amy Andrychowicz The subtitle to this book is Simple Projects that Deliver More Yield in Less Space. Going vertical is something I love to do indoors in small spaces – but as Amy shows us in this book,…

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Botanicum by Katie Scott and Kathy Willis

As Heard on The Daily Gardener Podcast: Today’s book recommendation: Botanicum by Katie Scott and Kathy Willis I got my own copy of this book just last week, and it immediately became one of my favorites. And, it’s a beautiful coffee table book with stunning pictures and heavy paper – although it actually was written…

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The Garden in Every Sense and Season by Tovah Martin

As Heard on The Daily Gardener Podcast: Today’s book recommendation: The Garden in Every Sense and Season by Tovah Martin I am a huge Tovah Martin fan, and this book does not disappoint. First, I have to share what Michelle Slatalla of Gardenista wrote about this book (it’s so good – it’s printed right on…

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The Gardens of Russell Page by Gabrielle Zuylen and Marina Schinz

As Heard on The Daily Gardener Podcast: Today’s Grow That Garden Library book recommendation: The Gardens of Russell Page by Gabrielle Zuylen and Marina Schinz Schinz and van Zuylen researched and photographed all of Page’s best work, both early and late, and some now no longer extant. They share some of his private files and…

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The Best of Thymes by Marge Clark

As Heard on The Daily Gardener Podcast: Today’s Grow That Garden Library book recommendation: The Best of Thymes by Marge Clark This book is part of my Marge Clark cookbook collection. Her recipes are wonderful and her cookbooks are beautiful. The 410 pages in this cookbook incorporate herbs from the garden. Clark was a gardener,…

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She Sheds Style by Erika Kotite

As Heard on The Daily Gardener Podcast: It’s time to Grow That Garden Library with today’s book recommendation: She Sheds Style by Erika Kotite The subtitle of this book is Make Your Space Your Own, and it came out a year ago on October 2nd. Erika’s book is eye-candy and ideas and inspiration for anyone…

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Sowing Beauty by James Hitchmough 

As Heard on The Daily Gardener Podcast: It’s time to Grow That Garden Library with today’s book: Sowing Beauty by James Hitchmough  The subtitle for today’s book is Designing Flowering Meadows from Seed,  and that is indeed what makes Hitchmough’s approach unique and different. James has come up with his way of combining seeds to significant…

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The Art of Gardening by R.William Thomas & The Chanticleer Gardeners

As Heard on The Daily Gardener Podcast: Today’s book recommendation: The Art of Gardening by R.William Thomas & The Chanticleer Gardeners   This lovely book came out in 2015, and the subtitle is Design Inspiration and Innovative Planting Techniques from Chanticleer. Chanticleer is a 35-acre public garden outside of Philadelphia, and it is regarded as…

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Flowers in the Kitchen by Susan Belsinger

As Heard on The Daily Gardener Podcast: Now it’s time to Grow That Garden Library with today’s book: Flowers in the Kitchen by Susan Belsinger.   As Susan reminds us in the intro to her cookbook, “Petals or whole blossoms of many common garden flowers add color, flavor, and drama to simple recipes.” Susan incorporates 50…

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The Daylily by John P. Peat

As Heard on The Daily Gardener Podcast: Today’s Grow That Garden Library book recommendation: The Daylily by John P. Peat and Ted L. Petit Daylilies are tough, carefree beauties. They can survive the tropical heat of a Florida garden and the bitter cold of a northern garden. And, daylilies are some of the easiest plants…

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New Vegetable Garden Techniques by Joyce and Ben Russell

As Heard on The Daily Gardener Podcast: Today’s Grow That Garden Library Book Recommendation: New Vegetable Garden Techniques by Joyce Russell    Joyce Russell has been gardening for forty years, and she’s my favorite type of gardener – practical and generous with her knowledge. She has loads of experience growing fruit and vegetables, feeding her family…

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