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Written by a practical, down-to-earth person for practical people, wherever they live, this guide by the vice president of the International Camellia Society reflects her own experience in one of England s leading specialist nurseries as well as the knowledge gained in extensive travels worldwide.Published at $34.95 Our last copies available at $17.49 …

Discover the Power of Herbs As nature’s most versatile and potent plants, herbs can be used in hundreds of ways to add zest and vitality to your life. Inspiring you with a bounty of innovative ideas and recipes, Llewellyn’s 2014 Herbal Almanac offers dozens of articles that explore many ways of using herbs, from gardening and cooking, to health and beauty, to herb craft and lore. Cultivate a radiant spirit and a healthy life. Try delicious new recipes. Create healing salves and lotions. This …

Jennifer Bennett has lived lilac country for more than 20 years, and is well placed to appreciate the lilac, which not only flourishes in cultivated gardens but roams wild across the countryside. Tracing the journey of a plant that will grow well everywhere, in every soil, from its origins in Asia through Europe and the United Kingdom to North America some 250 years ago, Bennett brings this most familiar and glorious of flowers to vibrant life. The lilac s bloom is a sign of spring everywhere, but …
Amazon / Brand: Firefly Books
Price: 55.05 $

Now available in a small gift format—a vividly written and lavishly illustrated history of the Queen of Flowers, for fans of Anna Pavord s The Tulip and Andrea Wulf s The Brothers Gardener Ever since Sappho planted roses at the shrine of Aphrodite, no flower has captured the imagination in quite the same way. Here, the acclaimed horticultural historian Jennifer Potter sets out on a quest to uncover the life of a flower that has been viewed so heterogeneously by different cultures in different …
Amazon / Brand: Atlantic Books
Price: 53.62 $

Published alongside the BBC TV series of the same name, this book takes a look below stairs to find out what domestic life was really like in Victorian times. The book describes in detail the meals the kitchen staff had to prepare, and includes a section on preserving and a list of recipes. …
Amazon / Brand: BBC BOOKS
Price: 51.27 $

You stroll out into your backyard. You see a tangle of overgrown shrubs, a lawn that needed to be mowed yesterday, and a series of rosebushes minus the roses. Or maybe you’ve just taken possession of your brand-new house in a brand-new subdivision, and when you step out the back door, all you see is a vista of sod – and in the far distance, the neighbor’s sapling. Either way, you know that you want to do something to your yard, and soon. But you’re not quite sure what or how. Feng Shui …
Amazon / Brand: For Dummies
Price: 49.95 $

Los Angeles’s dramatic setting, Mediterranean climate, and outdoor lifestyle have long attracted creative individuals to its diverse neighborhoods. The thirty houses and gardens featured in City of Angels, designed by renowned architects, interior designers, and garden designers, offer a rich mix of quirkiness, elegance, glitz, and Hollywood pizazz. Expertly guided by author Jennifer Ash Rudick and photographer Firooz Zahedi, we visit Kelly Wearstler’s beach house in Malibu, Hutton Wilkinson’s …
Amazon / Vendome Press
Price: 39.01 $

Seven flowers, each with its own story full of surprises and secrets, each affecting the world around us in subtle but powerful ways. But what is the nature of their power and how did it develop? Why have these particular plants become the focus of gardens, literature, art―even billion dollar industries? The answers to these questions and more are what drove journalist and author Jennifer Potter to write Seven Flowers. Drawing on sources both ancient and modern, and featuring lush full-color illustrations …
Amazon / Harry N. Abrams
Price: 37.50 $

Cultivate a radiant spirit and a healthy life with the invigorating power of herbs. Spice up meals and try out new, savory recipes. Whip up your own healing salves and organic lotions. As nature s most versatile and potent plants, herbs can be used in hundreds of ways to add zest and vitality to your life. Inspiring you with a bounty of innovative herbal ideas for over fifteen years, Llewellyn s 2010 Herbal Almanac offers over three dozen articles that explore many ways of using herbs, from gardening …

Irises are among the most beautiful flowering plants that can be grown in temperate climates. These stunning plants have a range that encompasses all colours of the rainbow and can provide spectacular focal plants for a mixed border, by water, among shrubs, in a rock garden, or in beds by themselves. This concise, illustrated handbook contains detailed information on all aspects of iris care, providing invaluable reference for amateur gardeners and experienced growers alike. The straightforward approach …
Amazon / Brand: Mitchell Beazley
Price: 33.93 $

The Earth in Her Hands, by Jennifer Jewell—the host and founder of NPR’s Cultivating Place—profiles 75 women working in careers ranging from horticulture, botany, and environmental science to floral design, landscape architecture, herbalism, and farming. The featured women represent a wide range of ages and a variety of backgrounds, and they have all made lasting contributions in the wide world of plants. Contributors include florist Amy Merrick, plantswoman Flora Grubb, vegetable gardener …
Amazon / Timber Press
Price: 30.00 $

Now in paperback, this beautifully written and gorgeously produced book describes the remarkable lives and times of the John Tradescants, father and son. In 17th-century Britain, a new breed of curious gardeners was pushing at the frontiers of knowledge and new plants were stealing into Europe from East and West. John Tradescant and his son were at the vanguard of this change—as gardeners, as collectors, and above all as exemplars of an age that began in wonder and ended with the dawning of science. …
Amazon / Atlantic
Price: 28.14 $