Landscaping For Privacy: Innovative Ways to Turn Your Outdoor Space into a Peaceful Retreat, by Marty Wingate, is packed full of ideas for drowning out the unwanted sounds and sights that often come with living in an urban environment. The author povides many great examples of situations that were improved using his landscaping techniques. Learn how to create proper living buffers, screens, and barriers that will keep the outside world out of sight and out of mind. This full guide to landscaping for privacy offers simple strategies, plant lists, and photographs that will help you achieve your privacy goals with ease. ISBN-13: 978-1-60469-123-8Cover Type: PaperbackPublisher: Timber Press.
Andrea Bellamy’s book motivates people to eat fresh healthy foods by becoming urban gardeners. Her book is light-hearted and inspirational as she gives the gardener extremely useful ideas that leads to successful gardening. Many colorful photographs are included and are quite helpful. Our society has become more educated on urban organic gardens. People strive to find ways to use small spaces in their urban areas to raise food and plants. She discusses design tips and how to use containers, raised beds, and other ways of maintaining and growing a small-spaced garden. In her book, Sugar Snaps and Strawberries, Bellamy provides many answers! ISBN-13: 978-1-60469-124-5Cover Type: PapberbackPublisher: Timber Press.
Fine Foliage, by Karen Chapman and Christina Salwitz, is the premier guide to proper plant combinations. Find out which plant combinations work best together and which combinations often fail. There are combinations for all climates. This award winning book has over 60 recommended plant combinations complete with images so that you can see the visual effects before planting. ISBN-13: 978-0-9855622-2-9Cover Type: HardcoverPage Count: 160 Pages.
The Manual of Interior Plantscaping, by Kathy Fediw. This book examines all different styles of interior plantscapes. Whether it is a simple potted displays, or an intricate atrium, this book has some fresh ideas. The author covers horticultural information, design strategies, and tips for maintaining healthy and beautiful indoor arrangements. ISBN-13: 978-1-60469-557-1Cover Type: HardcoverPublisher: Timber Press.
Teaming With Nutrients: The Organic Gardener’s Guide to Optimizing Plant Nutrition, by Jeff Lowenfels, takes a look at what we feed our plants and how those nutrients interact in the garden. The author takes the perspective of an organic gardener when looking at nutrients and explains the roles that both micro and macro nutrients play. Learn about the simple biology and chemistry needed to understand how nutrients are absorbed and interact within the plant. This book includes easy-to-understand techniques for organic feeding that will certainly make a beneficial difference in your garden. ISBN-13: 978-1-60469-314-0Cover Type: HardcoverPublisher: Timber Press.
What’s Wrong With My Plant?, by David Deardorff and Kathryn Wadsworth. Learn how to visually diagnose over 400 common garden plant illnesses, and properly choose the right organic solution for each. The author includes many color photographs and flow charts that will help you reach your goals. This easy to read book could just be the 100% organic solution to all of your garden frustrations. ISBN-13: 978-0-88192-961-4Cover Type: PaperbackPublisher: Timber Press.
Edward Lyon grew up in the Midwest so understands much about the plants, environment, and climate. He encourages gardeners to educate themselves on their region, soil and its geography before selecting plants for a garden. He does an excellent job of giving specific suggestions of plants that are best suited for a certain area. Much of what he writes about is based on his own experiences of trial and error, which is truly valuable! The information can save a gardener time and money. ISBN-13: 978-1-60469-495-6Cover Type: HardcoverPublisher: Timber Press.
Fern Richardson guides you through the process of a major makeover. It can be a patio, porch, small yard, or even a balcony! This book is written in an easy to understand style, encourages beginner gardeners, and is highly recommended for those who have limited space to garden. Richardson details how to use container plants to attract butterflies, grow a privacy vine, or cultivate your own food. He includes valuable information on the care and environment of plants as well. Richardson’s book on Small-Space Container Gardens includes beautiful photographs to browse, which helps in making the right choices for successful gardening. This book will help any gardener transform small spaces by using the right plants, and thus, creating a lush looking area. If you want to improve the looks of a certain location in your yard, this is the book to read! ISBN-13: 978-1-60469-241-9Cover Type: PaperbackPublisher: Timber Press.
Super-Charged, by Jim Rendon. This book takes a look into the interesting and somewhat controversial world of cannabis in the U.S. There are more than 2,000 documented varieties, and people from all walks of life have become growers, breeders, sellers, and connoisseurs. Even publically traded corporations have entered into the market. Since the first time that California made medical cannabis legal in 1996, the culture and industry has exploded into the mainstream. The author gives you the rare opportunity to meet some of the leaders in the subculture so that you can see the reality of the processes and the industry. What you read may just change your views about this social issue. ISBN-13: 978-1-60469-295-2Cover Type: HardcoverPublisher: Timber Press.
Agaves: Living Sculptures for Landscapes and Containers, by Greg Star, focuses solely on 75 species of this gorgeous succulent. Who knew that there was so much to learn about agave? This guide covers all aspects of each of these agave varieties including full growing requirements, detailed descriptions, and propagation procedures. Full of colorful photos, this book is the best way to get to know the wonderful agave plant. ISBN-13: 978-1-60469-198-6Cover Type: Hardcover.
The 50 Mile Bouquet, by Debra Prinzing and David E. Perry, takes a look at the organic practices behind flower growing, gathering, and designing. Find out what, and who, it takes in order to provide you with your gorgeuos flower bouquet. ISBN-13: 978-0-9832726-4-9Cover Type: HardcoverPage Count: 144 pages.
The New Low-Maintenance Garden: How to Have A Beautiful, Productive Garden and the Time to Enjoy It, written by Valerie Easton. This book takes a new approach to gardening simple. You no longer have to trade in personal style in order to have a low-maintenance garden. You wont even have to exclude your favorite plants, colors, or designs in order to meet your goal. This book starts by breaking down common bad habits, and replacing them with simple garden routines and effective techniques that save time and energy. Whether you are gardening for visual value, growing fruit or vegetables, or for functional purposes, this book has low-maintenance techniques and ideas that will meet all of your needs. This book is full of photographs of real low-maintenance gardens that will give you great ideas while you develop your new garden plan. ISBN-13: 978-1-60469-166-5Cover Type: PaperbackPublisher: Timber Press.
The Edible Front Yard: The Mow-Less, Grow-More Plan for a Beautiful, Bountiful Garden, by Ivette Soler, lays out techniques that can be used to turn any space into a beautiful and vibrant edible garden. This book has step by step planning strategies including edible plant selection, plot design, container types, and other helpful tips for edible gardening. This book will teach you how to create an edible garden that thrives and has magnificent curb-appeal. ISBN-13: 978-1-60469-199-3Cover Type: PaperbackPublisher: Timber Press.
The Encyclopedia Of Cultivated Palms Second Edition, by Robert Lee Riffle, Paul Craft, Scott Zona. This book profiles 825 species of palms that have ornamental or market value. Each Profile details plant hardiness, water needs, size, and growing needs. Some palm species in this book have never been formally profiled in an encyclopedia until now! Although this book has all the information expected of an encyclopedia, it is presented in an easy to read format that makes it useable as a field guide. ISBN-13: 978-1-60469-205-1Cover Type: HardcoverPublisher: Timber Press.