Spring Sale Starts Today! 35% off all books until March 12th

by: EJ on 03/04/2018
Posted in: Events , Food , Gardening

Welcome to Spring!  We are excited to have a whole new crop of books just about to come off press with even more skills to help you excel as a gardener.  

Here are a some suggestions for your spring book basket. 

A New Garden Ethic: Cultivating Defiant Compassion for an Uncertain Future by Benjamin Vogt. 

Plenty of books tell home gardeners and professional landscape designers how to garden sustainably, what plants to use, and what resources to explore. Yet few examine why our urban wildlife gardens matter, and not just for ourselves, but for the larger human and animal communities. Author Benjamin Vogt addresses why we need a new garden ethic, and why we urgently need wildness in our daily lives 

 

The Food Lover's Garden: Growing, Cooking, and Eating Well by Jenni Blackmore

Foodie meets gardener in this deliciously accessible, easy-to-use guide to growing, cooking, and preserving twenty-some popular, easy-to-grow vegetables and herbs. Taking the budding gardener from planting, growing and harvesting, to preparation of delicious, nutritious, and affordable meals, this book is a celebration of food in all its stages.

 

The Food Forest Handbook: Design and Manage a Home-Scale Perennial Polyculture Garden by Darrell Frey & Michelle Czolba

A food forest is a productive landscape developed around a mix of trees and perennials. Rooted in permaculture principles, this integrated approach to gardening incorporates a variety of plants such as fruit and nut trees, shrubs, vines, and perennial herbs and vegetables. Food forests can help increase biodiversity, protect valuable habitat for beneficial insects, and promote food security and resilience, all while providing an abundant harvest. The Food Forest Handbook is a practical manual for the design and management of a home-scale perennial polyculture garden. 

Find these books and many more under the food and gardening tab. 

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