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Onward and Upward in the Garden
Onward and Upward in the Garden
by Katharine Ser White
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Katharine White began working at The New Yorker in 1925, the year of its founding, and was an editor there for thirty-four years, shaping the careers of such writers as John O'Hara, Vladimir Nabokov, and Jean Stafford. Throughout and beyond those years... (read more)

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Weeds: In Defense of Nature's Most Unloved Plants
Weeds: In Defense of Nature's Most Unloved Plants
by Richard Mabey
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“[A] witty and beguiling meditation on weeds and their wily ways….You will never look at a weed, or flourish a garden fork, in the same way again.”—Richard Holmes, author of The Age of Wonder “In this fascinating, richly... (read more)

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Embroidered Ground: Revisiting the Garden
Embroidered Ground: Revisiting the Garden
by Page Dickey
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In Embroidered Ground: Revisiting the Garden, the acclaimed author and garden designer Page Dickey writes of the pitfalls, challenges, successes, and myriad pleasures of the twenty-nine year process of creating her own remarkable garden, Duck Hill, in... (read more)

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American Eden: From Monticello to Central Park to Our Backyards: What Our Gardens Tell Us about Who We Are
American Eden: From Monticello to Central Park to Our Backyards: What Our Gardens Tell Us about Who We Are
by Wade Graham
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From Frederick Law Olmsted to Richard Neutra, Michelle Obama to our neighbors, Americans throughout history have revealed themselves in the gardens they create. Melding biography, history, and cultural commentary, American Eden presents a dynamic... (read more)

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Paradise Under Glass: The Education of an Indoor Gardener
Paradise Under Glass: The Education of an Indoor Gardener
by Ruth Kassinger
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Paradise Under Glass is a witty and absorbing memoir about one womans unlikely desire to build, stock, and tend a small conservatory in her suburban Maryland home. Ruth Kassingers wonderful story of the unique way she chose to cope with the profound... (read more)

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The Curious Gardener
The Curious Gardener
by Jurgen Dahl
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Now for the first time in English, one of the world's best-loved garden writers explores the connections between the life of the garden and the life of the mind. In this omnibus volume that ranges from discussing why gardeners should grow bad-smelling... (read more)

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A Garden from a Hundred Packets of Seed
A Garden from a Hundred Packets of Seed
by James Fenton
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"An engaging mix of the serious and the playful, and Fenton writes with a lightness of touch perfectly suited to the subject." --Alexander Urquhart, The Times Literary Supplement Forget structure. Forget trees, shrubs, and perennials. As James Fenton... (read more)

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Our Sentimental Garden
Our Sentimental Garden
by Agnes Egerton Castle
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"Agnes and Egerton Castle's 1914 work describes the garden and gardening of ""Villi no Loki"" in the southern moorlands of Surrey, with background information on the people and events of the area."... (read more)

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Garden Open Tomorrow
Garden Open Tomorrow
by Beverley Nichols
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No devoted reader of Beverley Nichols will want to be without Garden Open Tomorrow. The sequel to his famous Garden Open Today (with its open invitation to readers everywhere to come see his garden for themselves), this is his final garden book and the... (read more)

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Growing to a Ripe Old Age: 50 Years in the Garden
Growing to a Ripe Old Age: 50 Years in the Garden
by Edward Enfield
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A warm, humorous tale of one's man long relationship with his garden Gardens, in my view, often involve too much gardening. This is partly to do with the nature of human beings, who will make a competition out of anything if they possibly can... (read more)

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Grace from the Garden
Grace from the Garden
by Debra Landweh Engle
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Grace from the Garden "What is gardening, after all, but stories? Here are some great ones; full of inspiration, delight, and--surprisingly--more than a few good ideas for those of us in the dirty-hands crowd."--Mike McGrath, host of the nationally... (read more)

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The Essential Earthman
The Essential Earthman
by Henry Mitchell
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Although Mitchell offers invaluable tips for novices and seasoned gardeners, readers take particular delight in his opinionated observations--witty, urbane, and fascinating.... (read more)

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Beautiful Madness
Beautiful Madness
by James Dodson
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A horticultural fanatic’s yearlong journey to the world’s greatest garden spots When James Dodson fell for gardening, he fell hard—so hard that he soon found himself on a whirlwind tour of the globe, feeding his horticultural obsession at gardening... (read more)

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Philosophy for Everyone #20: Gardening - Philosophy for Everyone: Cultivating Wisdom
Philosophy for Everyone #20: Gardening - Philosophy for Everyone: Cultivating Wisdom
by Dan O'brien
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Gardens and contemplation have been closely connected since the dawn of philosophy, with many drawing on their beauty and peace for philosophical inspiration. Gardens in turn give rise to a broad spectrum of philosophical questions. For the green... (read more)

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Growing, Older: A Chronicle of Death, Life, and Vegetables
Growing, Older: A Chronicle of Death, Life, and Vegetables
by Joan Dye Gussow
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Michael Pollan calls her one of his food heroes. Barbara Kingsolver credits her with shaping the history and politics of food in the United States. And countless others who have vied for a food revolution, pushed organics, and reawakened Americans to... (read more)

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An Island Garden
An Island Garden
by Celia Thaxter
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"Celia Laighton Thaxter (1835-1894) was born in Portsmouth, NH. When she was four, her father became the lighthouse keeper on White Island in the Isles of Shoals. After resigning his post eight years later, he built a resort hotel on Appledore Island in... (read more)

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From the Good Earth: A Celebration of Growing Food Around the World
From the Good Earth: A Celebration of Growing Food Around the World
by Michael Ableman
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A lavishly illustrated celebration of organically grown food and a look at the land and the people who produce it. Farmer and photographer Michael Ableman takes the reader on an unprecedented photographic journey that spans five continents and... (read more)

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Florida Gardens Gone Wild
Florida Gardens Gone Wild
by Lucy Beebe Tobias
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From the award-winning author Lucy Beebe Tobias comes a true story of a down and dirty love affair with gardening. Hang on for the wild ride, featuring hot flashes of attraction plus moments of unfolding insight into the value of natives and going... (read more)

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Island Garden
Island Garden
by Celia Thaxter
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In her introduction to this new edition, the gardener, writer, illustrator, and craftsperson Tasha Tudor explores the space Celia Thaxter made for herself on one of the Isles of Shoals and the place her gentle, commonsense journal has held in the hearts... (read more)

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A Year at Kew
A Year at Kew
by Rupert Smith
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Englands Kew Garden, which receives over a million visitors a year, was recently designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site, ranking it alongside Stonehenge, the Pyramids, and the Taj Mahal. This companion to the new BBC series, A Year at Kew Garden, now... (read more)

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