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.
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.
50 High-Impact, Low-Care Garden Plants, By Tracy Disabato Aust, examines plants that are beautiful, tough, and low maintenance. Find out how you can garden for multi-season interests, long lasting color, and show stopping beauty. All this without having to spend half of your life on garden maintenance! ISBN-13: 978-0-88192-950-8Cover Type: Paperback.
Cool Flower, by Lisa Mason Ziegler, takes look at some of the best practices that the author has used to create long-blooming annual gardens. Lisa Mason Ziegler is an expert gardener with a lot of helpful tips. This book examines cold weather techniques that will help you boost your annual garden to new and unbelievable levels of beauty. ISBN-13: 978-0-989-26881-3Cover Type: HardcoverPage Count: 160 pages.
Tracy Disabato-Aust has written this sequel to her best seller, The Well-Tended Garden in 1998. She continues to encourage gardeners with another excellent book that is filled with ideas, especially for plant combinations. In this book, The Well-Designed Mixed Garden, she includes wonderful photographs to assist in decision making and plant selection. She gives detailed instructions on what plants to purchase, the size, best location to plant them, and specific maintenance techniques. Through her intense research, Tracy has created a book with a wealth of information that assists gardeners in choosing plants that add color, texture, and design to their yards. This is a well organized, colorful book that explores the many aspects of how to plant a fabulous garden. ISBN-13: 978-0-88192-967-6Cover Type: PaperbackPublisher: Timber Press.
Understanding Garden Design, by Vanessa Gardner Nagel, is an easy to follow and comprehensive guide to garden design. The author avoids industry jargon so anyone is able read this book without confusion. This book covers every practical aspect of garden design from start to finish. Many detailed illustrations, photographs, diagrams, and example gardens are included in every chapter to help the reader visualize the process. All the way from initial planning to plant installation, this book details every step imaginable on the road to your dream garden space. ISBN-13: 978-0-88192-943-0Cover Type: HardcoverPublisher: Timber Press.
Keeyla Meadows has created a well documented book that encompasses the many elements that contribute to a beautiful and stunning garden. She thinks “outside the box” and uses flower color, artwork, and other items that provide a well designed landscape. She creates a color theme through flowers and growing edibles that has touched the creative side of many gardeners! This book is written in an easy to read format with wonderful ideas and tips on how to choose plants that involve your own personal preferences. Brilliantly illustrated, Keeyla can lead you directly to a garden you can call your own! ISBN-13: 978-0-88192-940-9Cover Type: HardcoverPublisher: Timber Press.
Plants With Style, by Kelly Norris, calls for gardeners to do away with some of the common and uninspiring garden plants in order to bring in more exciting and interesting plants. The author gives their expert opinion on what they consider A-List plants that will thrive instead of just surviving. The reader will have many options to choose from in this book so it will be no problem to add in some personal design and style. Find out what the new up and coming plants are and how you can use them in your garden today! ISBN-13: 978-1-60469-401-7Cover Type: PaperbackPublisher: Timber Press.
The Layered Garden, by David L. Culp, explores the authors personal garden and his tried and true methods for creating a layered garden that looks great in all seasons. Not only does the author give the reader examples from his own garden, but he gives tips that give the reader a wide variety of options to choose from. This book outlines the theories behind layering many different species of plants so that they peak and show color at different times. This ensures that there is color and interest in all parts of the year. Learn how to select the best plants for your space, proper layering techniques, and how to maintain a layered garden. Pick this guide up today and learn how to create a layered effect in any type or size of garden. ISBN-13: 978-2-60469-236-5Cover Type: HardcoverPublisher: Timber Press.
Fruit Trees In Small Spaces, by Colby Eierman. This book is the answer to your dreams if you have always wanted to grow your own fruit, but you just do not have the space. Discover varieties and techniques that will allow you to tuck the tree away and still earn a wonderful yield. You will also learn how to train, maintain, irrigate, and prevent issues so that your fruit will improve in size, quantity, and taste. Recipes are also included that will expand the uses for your newly optimized harvest. It is now possible for anyone, with any available space, to grow thriving fruit trees using the information in this book. ISBN-13: 978-1-60469-190-0Cover Type: PaperbackPublisher: Timber Press.
Essential Perennials, by Ruth Rogers Clausen and Thomas Christopher. This is a comprehensive guide to choosing and maintaining garden perennials. The authors profile over 2,700 perennials. Each profile has pictures of the key features along with information on bloom times, size, cultivation, and other essential plant facts. If you are looking to choose some new garden perennials, or you just want to improve the ones you already have, this book is the perfect place to start. ISBN-13: 978-2-60469-316-4Cover Type: HardcoverPublisher: Timber Press.
The Revolutionary Yardscape, by Matthew Levesque. This book takes a fresh look at creating hardscapes for the yard. The author outlines dozens of design projects that use recycled items from the home, thrift store, or salvage yard. All types of materials are included in these projects from old metal, wood and even light fixtures. Recycling local materials is not only fun and exciting, it is also eco-friendly. Create your own fencing, path markers, screens, containers, chairs, wind chimes, and much more. Many pictures are included that help the reader grasp the projects. This book will inspire your creative side, and force you to think outside of the box. ISBN-13: 978-0-88192-997-3Cover Type: PaperbackPublisher: Timber Press.
Plantiful, by Kristin Green, This book profiles 150 plants that can be used in quick growing gardens. These plants are either self-seeding or spreading so they fill space quickly. Also included are proven overwintering techniques that will promote vigorous growth and the least amount of cell damage during the cold months. This book is full of useful garden advice and wonderful images all in an easy to read format. ISBN-13: 978-1-60469-387-4Cover Type: PaperbackPublisher: Timber Press.
The Nonstop Garden, by Stephanie Cohen and Jennifer Benner. This book gives the reader ten proven garden design plans that are sure to provide year round interest. These designs offer creative planting options that are low maintenance. This book has suggestions for shade gardens, wet site gardens, winter gardens, hellstrips, and multiple color themes. The Nonstop Garden is an easy to read book is perfect for any beginning gardener who wishes to skip the trial and error process. ISBN-13: 978-0-88192-951-5Cover Type: PaperbackPublisher: Timber Press.
Mosaic Garden Projects, by Mark Brody and Sheila Ashdown, takes a look at 25 projects that will help the reader create hardscape objects with their own personal touch. This easy to read book is full of projects ranging from address signs to orb fountains. The author gives insight into the fundamental theories used in creating mosaic art, and what materials can be used. Templates are included that help the reader grasp the steps in each project. This book will provide you with plenty of inspiration and ideas that will lead you to creating one of a kind art work that will be the envy of your neighbors. ISBN-13: 978-1-60469-487-1Cover Type: PaperbackPublisher: Timber Press.