Private Gardens of Paris by Alexandra D’Arnoux and Bruno De Laubadere

Private Gardens of Paris by Alexandra D’Arnoux and Bruno De Laubadere

As Heard on The Daily Gardener Podcast: Secret Gardens of Paris by Alexandra D’Arnoux and Bruno De Laubadere  This book came out in 2000. In this book, Alexandra and Bruno offer us a sneak peek into some of Paris’s most exclusive private gardens; most are unavailable for tours or visitors. Many of these hidden gems…

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Practical Houseplant Book by Zia Allaway and Fran Bailey

Practical Houseplant Book by Zia Allaway and Fran Bailey

As Heard on The Daily Gardener Podcast: Practical Houseplant Book by Zia Allaway and Fran Bailey This book came out in 2018, and the subtitle is Choose Well, Display Creatively, Nurture & Maintain, 175 Plant Profiles. In this book, Zia and Fran share a dozen inspiring projects, over two hundred in-depth plant profiles, along with expert…

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Plants That Kill by Elizabeth Dauncey

Plants That Kill by Elizabeth Dauncey

As Heard on The Daily Gardener Podcast: Plants That Kill by Elizabeth Dauncey This book came out in 2016, and the subtitle is A Natural History of the World’s Most Poisonous Plants. In this gorgeously illustrated book, Elizabeth introduces us to the most poisonous plants on the planet – from hemlock to the deadly nightshades to…

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Plants by Kathy Willis

Plants by Kathy Willis

As Heard on The Daily Gardener Podcast: Plants by Kathy Willis  This book came out in 2015, and the subtitle is From Roots to Riches. In this book, Kathy Willis, the director of science at Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew, writes about 250 years of England’s love affair with plants. Kathy explores the fascinating history that…

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Plantopia by Camille Soulayrol

Plantopia by Camille Soulayrol

As Heard on The Daily Gardener Podcast: Plantopia by Camille Soulayrol This book came out in 2019, and the subtitle is Cultivate / Create / Soothe / Nourish. Camille helps us embrace houseplants in this book – from their care and growing tips to botanical styling and heath and beauty products. An editor at Elle Décor…

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Plant Identification Terminology by James G. Harrison

Plant Identification Terminology by James G. Harrison

As Heard on The Daily Gardener Podcast: Plant Identification Terminology by James G. Harrison   This book came out in 2001, and the subtitle is An Illustrated Glossary. Well, to me, this book is an oldie, but goodie; I first bought my copy of this book back in 2013. This book aims to help you understand…

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Philosophy in the Garden by Damon Young

Philosophy in the Garden by Damon Young

As Heard on The Daily Gardener Podcast: Philosophy in the Garden by Damon Young  This book came out in 2020, and I love how the publisher introduces this book: Why did Marcel Proust have bonsai beside his bed?  What was Jane Austen doing, coveting an apricot?  How was Friedrich Nietzsche inspired by his ‘thought tree’?…

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Petal by Adriana Picker

Petal by Adriana Picker

As Heard on The Daily Gardener Podcast: Petal by Adriana Picker This book came out in 2020, and the subtitle is A World of Flowers Through the Artist’s Eye.  Well, let me begin by saying that this book is absolutely gorgeous, and it contains original artwork by Adriana Picker. I love that her last name is…

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Organic Gardening for Everyone by Cali Kim

Organic Gardening for Everyone by Cali Kim

As Heard on The Daily Gardener Podcast: Organic Gardening for Everyone by Cali Kim This book came out in 2019, and the subtitle is Homegrown Vegetables Made Easy – No Experience Required! In this book, Kim shows you just how easy it is to grow healthy vegetables at home – something she started doing in 2012.…

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The Art of Mary Delany by Princeton Architectural Press

The Art of Mary Delany by Princeton Architectural Press

As Heard on The Daily Gardener Podcast: Paper Flowers Cards and Envelopes: The Art of Mary Delany by Princeton Architectural Press   “Each exquisite paper flower in this elegant collection blooms with extraordinary detail and color. Eighteenth-century British artist Mary Delany created each piece by cutting and layering tiny pieces of paper on black ink…

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On Harper’s Trail by Elizabeth Findley Shores

On Harper’s Trail by Roland McMillan Harper

As Heard on The Daily Gardener Podcast: On Harper’s Trail by Elizabeth Findley Shores This book came out in 2008, and the subtitle is Roland McMillan Harper, Pioneering Botanist of the Southern Coastal Plain. In this book, Elizabeth shares the first full-length biography of the accomplished botanist, documentary photographer, and southern coastal plain explorer Roland McMillan…

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Nature into Art by Thomas Christopher

Nature into Art by Thomas Christopher and Ngoc Minh Ngo

As Heard on The Daily Gardener Podcast: Nature into Art by Thomas Christopher This book came out in 2019, and the subtitle is The Gardens of Wave Hill. In this book, Thomas introduces us to Wave Hill – a garden that opened to the public in 1967. A public garden in the Bronx, Wave Hill is…

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Natural Companions by Ken Druse

Natural Companions by Ken Druse

As Heard on The Daily Gardener Podcast: Natural Companions by Ken Druse This book came out in 2012, and the subtitle is The Garden Lover’s Guide to Plant Combinations. In this book, plantsman and garden writer Ken Druse presents his time-tested recipes for plant pairings. Some plants are beautiful all are on their own, but some…

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