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Even in winter’s coldest months you can harvest fresh, delicious produce. Drawing on insights gained from years of growing vegetables in Nova Scotia, Niki Jabbour shares her simple techniques for gardening throughout the year. Learn how to select the best varieties for each season, the art of succession planting, and how to build inexpensive structures to protect your crops from the elements. No matter where you live, you’ll soon enjoy a thriving vegetable garden year-round. …

Finally: a book that addresses the unique challenges of gardening in the coastal South.Master Gardener Barbara Sullivan provides an authoritative guide for gardeners from Tidewater Virginia to Florida and all along the Gulf Coast from Florida to Texas, an area taking in USDA Zones 7b, 8, 9, and 10. Combining helpful gardening advice with an A-to-Z plant guide that describes more than 1,000 plant varieties and cultivars, Garden Perennials for the Coastal South will become an essential reference for …

Following the success of Colour for Adventurous Gardeners, the most adventurous gardener of all time is back to reveal how he plans, creates and maintains his celebrated borders. Most gardeners want their borders to be interesting and colourful over a long season, even year-round if winters are not too severe. Christopher Lloyd OBE shows how he and Fergus Garrett, Head Gardener at Great Dixter, choose and orchestrate plants for maximum effect. Having covered the principles of succession planting, …
Amazon / BBC Books
Price: 168.00 $

Tackle pests and diseases fast with the new edition of this handy gardener s guide. This title lets you learn to identify, treat and prevent plant pests and diseases with the help of the experts at the RHS. A detailed A-Z plant listing explains common plant problems so you know what to look out for in your garden. This title lets you explore more than 300 close-up photos showing symptoms and causes of ailments, helping you to identify and treat problems fast. It includes suggestions for organic, …
Amazon / Dorling Kindersley
Price: 127.10 $

Every budding gardener can make a successful start with the practical advice and step-by-step instructions in this illustrated guide. After an initial look at the basic elements such as soil, climate, and light, instructions are provided for planning a garden and arranging such essentials as boundaries, paths, patios, and seating. Aspiring green thumbs will learn the secrets of good planting and employing the right tools; how to combine plants according to shape, color, and texture; and how to …
Amazon / HarperCollins UK
Price: 122.02 $

Excerpt from Every Man His Own Gardener: Being a New, and Much More Complete Gardener s Kalendar Than Any One Hitherto Published This done, place the pots in the middle of the bed, and draw fome of the earth of the bed round each pot. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct …
Amazon / Forgotten Books
Price: 81.02 $

Offering access to a hitherto completely private family garden, this book features seven magnificent gatefolds, ribbon markers, head and tail bands, making it a gift to treasure for all garden loversThe productive garden at Lord Rothschild s private house, Eythrope in Buckinghamshire, England, is legendary in the garden world for the excellence of the gardening and as a haven for traditional techniques that might otherwise be lost. Under the leadership of the renowned head gardener Sue Dickinson, …
Amazon / imusti
Price: 73.14 $

A resource guide for keeping a garden in bloom year-round. A compilation of expert gardener Steve Whysall s best columns from the past 15 years, Vancouver Sun s Best Plant Picks will keep a garden flowering throughout the year. In easy-to-follow sections, Whysall shares his wealth of horticultural knowledge on everything from describing a plant s distinctive features to creating the best conditions for making a garden thrive. Vancouver Sun s Plant Picks not only presents gardening options for every …
Amazon / Brand: Whitecap Books
Price: 64.84 $

Legendary gardener Beth Chatto takes us on an intimate tour of her verdant English woodland garden, explaining how she transformed what was once a barren, derelict site into a lush maze of paths where attention-grabbing plants thrive all year long. Along the way, she offers a wealth of practical information and shows off more than 200 species designed by nature to flourish in dry shade. With an unrivalled knowledge of how to make things grow even in adverse conditions, plus an artist s eye for color, …
Amazon / Brand: Cassell
Price: 64.20 $

This filmed workshop on year-round vegetable production offers farmers and gardeners the rare chance to sit in with Eliot Coleman, one of the pioneers of the organic farming movement and author of The New Organic Grower, Four-Season Harvest, and The Winter Harvest Handbook.During his careers as commercial market gardener, director of agricultural research projects, developer of tools for organic growers, and teacher and lecturer on organic gardening, Coleman has studied, practiced, and perfected …
Amazon / Chelsea Green Publishing
Price: 61.00 $

Excerpt from Meyer-Stisser s Garden Book, 1923 Hopkins Improved Extra Early Bed Valentine - One of the most popular early snap beans with round, fleshy pods about five inches in length; very brittle, tender and of fine quality. Pt. 250; qt. 400; pk. Black Valentine, or May Queen - Has very long handsome round pods, and being immensely productive places this variety as one of the most profitable for the market gardener. It is very early. Pt. 300; qt. 500; pk. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes …
Amazon / Forgotten Books
Price: 60.51 $

This title contains all you need to know to create plantings for spring, summer, autumn and winter. It includes: practical ideas for creating hanging baskets and window boxes, terracotta pots and stone troughs; step-by-step instructions for choosing plants, preparing containers and planting displays the whole year round; beautiful designs all shown in over 1400 bright, clear photographs; and perfect guidance for the beginner as well as a source of fresh inspiration for the experienced gardener. …
Amazon / Anness
Price: 55.10 $

Many gardeners can supply a significant amount of their own food during the plentiful summer harvest. But the key to substantial savings on your food bill is putting fresh, homegrown produce on your table every month of the year. And in the mild, forgiving climate of the maritime Pacific Northwest, it can be easier than you think.In Winter Gardening in the Maritime Northwest, Binda Colebrook provides a complete guide to cool season crops and how to raise them. Gardeners from southeastern Alaska to …

Advances in home climate technology have spurred a dramatic rise in the popularity of orchids as houseplants. Wide availability and affordability have made them far more accessible. Modern orchid varieties are hardy and come in a vast array of colors and sizes to suit any gardener s home environment. Easy Orchids shows just how easy it is to fill the home year-round with these colorful and scented blooms. The book is packed with glorious color photographs of orchids from around the world and gives …
Amazon / Brand: Firefly Books
Price: 49.05 $

Jacqueline Heriteau, named Communicator of the Year by the American Nurseryman s Association and coordinator of the Plant-A-Row for the Hungry campaign of the Garden Writers Association of America, is well-known among Virginia gardeners.  With over 400 years of garden history, Virginia s 3-zone climate allows for nearly year-round gardening.  Jacqueline suggests that one of the best ways to learn about the plants most suitable to your landscape is to visit one of many magnificent public gardens …