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    “Jamie Durie’s Edible Garden Design” Book Review

    Summary: Wondering about how to incorporate edible plants into your current garden plan? This book covers just that topic! One of my favorites among the latest garden books I’ve read! Not only is this book filled with gorgeous full page color photos to peruse, but the topics covered by handsome Australian Jamie Durie make one want […]

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    By ChristineGB 12:04 pm | September 8th 2014 (0) Comments
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    “Old Manhattan Has Some Farms” Book Review

    Summary: Take your little ones along on a journey of garden discovery, as you read and sing along to the classic “Old MacDonald Has a Farm” melody! Genre: Children’s Books Gardening Experience Level: All Levels, Beginners, Children Title: Old Manhattan Has Some Farms Author: Susan Lendroth, Illustrated by Kate Endle Publisher: Charlesbridge Date of Publishing: […]

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    By ChristineGB 7:07 am | August 13th 2014 (0) Comments
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    “Sunset Western Garden Book of Landscaping” Book Review

    Summary: Find inspiration.  Discover fresh ideas.  Imagine new finishing touches.  Learn the best strategies.  This book is a wonderful one that will inspire you to create a wide variety of oasis’ in your own personal style.  So many fabulous photos and ideas! Genre: Garden Design, Outdoor Plants Gardening Experience Level: All Levels Title: Sunset Western Garden Book of […]

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    By ChristineGB 12:13 pm | August 11th 2014 (0) Comments
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    “Hellstrip Gardening” Book Review

    Summary: Create a paradise between the sidewalk and the curb! This book will not only inspire you to look at this planting space in your front yard differently, it will walk you through how to plan and implement new garden joy there. Genre: Garden Design and Garden How To’s Gardening Experience Level: All Levels Title: […]

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    By ChristineGB 11:55 am | July 8th 2014 (0) Comments
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    “Raised Bed Gardening 101” Book Review

    Summary: Here’s your quick introduction to the basics of gardening with Raised Garden Beds! Genre: Raised Bed Gardening Gardening Experience Level: Beginning to Intermediate Title: Raised Bed Gardening 101: Grow a Thriving Garden in Simple Raised Beds Author: Pauline Waldeck Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform Date of Publishing: April 2014 Pages: 33 pages Format: Paperback or […]

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    By ChristineGB 3:16 pm | July 2nd 2014 (0) Comments
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    “The Roots of My Obsession – Thirty Great Gardeners Reveal Why They Garden” Book Review

    Summary: A wonderful short read showcasing thirty gardeners background stories and reasons they love to garden.  Some seemed born into families that raised them as gardeners, others developed a passion for gardening based upon life circumstances. You’ll enjoy reading this during the bare, winter months while you pine to be out gardening again! Genre: Memoirs Gardening Experience […]

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    By ChristineGB 1:02 pm | June 29th 2014 (0) Comments
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    “Vegetables, Herbs And Fruit” Book Review

    Summary: This is a must have book if you are serious about exploring and growing any type of vegetables, herbs and fruits.  It comprehensively covers a wide variety of plants, including practical information, and more that is just really interesting to learn! I found a ton of useful and interesting information about basic herbs for example, along with […]

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    By ChristineGB 2:10 pm | June 6th 2014 (0) Comments
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    “Guide to Herbs with Journal” Book Review

    Summary: Overall this is nice book to learn some basic, general information about herbs. The historical uses of herbs across the world is brief but interesting. More helpful are the individual herb listings alongside the color photographs. The photographs fill over half of each page, and are well done. Genre: Herb Gardens Gardening Experience Level: […]

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    By ChristineGB 6:57 pm | June 5th 2014 (0) Comments
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    “And I Shall Have Some Peace There” Book Review

    Summary: If you’re in the middle part of your life, busy with career, but looking towards the next step of semi-retirement, and you’re an avid gardener, even if only on weekends….and you’ve ever dreamed of jumping off the hard driving career track and escaping into the world of gardening, this book will grab you from the […]

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    By ChristineGB 1:45 pm | June 5th 2014 (0) Comments