Gardening

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    The Biggle Berry Book
    Small Fruit Facts from Bud to Box Conserved into Understandable Form
    By Jacob Biggle
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    “The only just and true way for an honorable and manly man is to grow them, and let everybody about the place have all he can eat. For the berry comes from the garden to the table in tempting and presentable shape, fit to grace the table of a king,” writes Jacob Biggle in The Biggle Berry Book, which... [READ MORE]
    The Biggle Garden Book
    Vegetables, Small Fruits and Flowers for Pleasure and Profit
    By Jacob Biggle
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    When The Biggle Garden Book was first published in 1908, most people were in the habit of raising their own food and flowers. Jacob Biggle felt that a gardener’s success had to do with willpower and passion rather than acreage. “The man, woman or youngster who really wants a garden, will somehow manage... [READ MORE]
    The Biggle Orchard Book
    Fruit and Orchard Gleanings from Bough to Basket, Gathered and Packed into Book Form
    By Jacob Biggle
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    “The first thing to do about starting an orchard is to plan for it,” Jacob Biggle, the author of this handy little book, advises. “Put on your thinking-cap, study into the matter, and do not jump in the dark. A slow start is much better than a poor start. Harriet says that an orchard set in the right... [READ MORE]
    Bonsai
    The Art of Growing and Keeping Miniature Trees
    By Peter Chan
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    For everyone from beginners to masters, the one essential book to growing, grooming, and caring for your bonsai tree.Bonsai is the ancient craft of carefully regulating the growth and shape of trees in order to produce miniature versions of mature trees. Dating back over one thousand years to ancient... [READ MORE]
    Butterfly Gardening with Native Plants
    How to Attract and Identify Butterflies
    By Christopher Kline
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Butterfly expert Christopher Kline provides an easy-to-read introduction to the topic in Butterfly Gardening with Native Plants, a how-to guide covering butterfly gardening basics, garden designs, common butterflies in the garden, native nectar, guide to host plants, and sources for native plants. Included... [READ MORE]
    The Art of Butterfly Gardening
    How to Make Your Backyard into a Beautiful Home for Butterflies
    By Mathew Tekulsky
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Butterfly gardening is the practice of attracting beautiful butterflies to your garden by growing common plants and flowers that they use for food and nectar. This fun and wonderfully simple activity will bring color, light, and beauty to your garden and home. With the relaxing and rewarding qualities... [READ MORE]
    The Art of Hummingbird Gardening
    How to Make Your Backyard into a Beautiful Home for Hummingbirds
    By Mathew Tekulsky
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    This book is devoted solely to hummingbird gardening and is a practical guide to cultivating flowers and other plants that will attract the hummingbirds of North America to your home and garden. You will be able to grow flowers in profusion and provide nectar for these smallest of birds, which hover... [READ MORE]
    The Ultimate Guide to Growing Your Own Food
    Save Money, Live Better, and Enjoy Life with Food from Your Garden or Orchard
    By Monte Burch
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Growing your own food is a hot topic today because of the high cost of transporting food long distances, the heightened problem of diseases caused by commercially grown foods, and concerns of the overuse of chemicals in mass food production. Many people—from White House executives to inner-city kids—have... [READ MORE]
    Weeding Without Chemicals
    Bob's Basics
    By Bob Flowerdew
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    The nuisance caused by weeds sprouting in your otherwise thriving garden may make you want to reach for the herbicide, but as Flowerdew writes in this installment of his Bob’s Basics series, weed control can be much more simple, inexpensive, and eco-friendly without chemical intervention. Because every... [READ MORE]
    Window Gardening the Old-Fashioned Way
    Tried and true methods for turning any window, porch,or balcony into a beautiful garden.
    Edited by Henry T. Williams
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    This vintage guide to interior decorating and gardening may have been at the height of fashion at the turn of the century, but many of its classic tips still hold true, and numerous styles and plants have come back into vogue. Learn about the very best flora and equipment to use when adding a green touch... [READ MORE]
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