Gathering: memoir of a seed saver


Daughter of Iowa farmers, Missouri homesteader, and mother of five, Diane Ott Whealy never anticipated that one day she would become a leader in a grass-roots movement to preserve our agricultural biodiversity.

The humane gardener: nurturing a backyard habitat for wildlife


Describes why and how you should welcome wildlife to your backyard--through engaging anecdotes and practical advice, profiles of home gardeners across the country, and interviews with scientists and horticulturalists.

The MiniFarming guide to composting


Outlines composting techniques intended to maximize vegetable output and increase self-sufficiency, and addresses such topics as nutrient cycles, sustainability practices, and indoor composting.

The green thumb garden handbook


All the information the gardener needs--on vegetables, flowers, trees, lawns, houseplants, and everything else that grows--all in one compact, ready-reference volume.


The herbalist's garden


Authors lead you inside the garden gates of ten of North America's most enchanting herb gardens. And they invite you to share a personal "chat" with the gardeners who tend and love these remarkable healing and healthful plants. 

The lifelong gardener: garden with ease & joy at any age


Adapted gardening expert Toni Gattone shares her proven methods for your favorite hobby easier on your aging body. Master Gardener Gattone shares simple solutions -- from vertical growing to bins on wheels -- that will help you work smarter, not harder. 

Organic gardening: the whole story


From the leading experts in the field, this is the defining account of the organic gardening movement.


Wicked plants: the weed that killed Lincoln's mother and other botanical atrocities


Drawing on history, medicine, science, and legend, this compendium of bloodcurdling botany will entertain, alarm, and enlighten even the most intrepid gardeners and nature lovers.

The four season farm gardener's cookbook


Two books in one, a complete four-season cookbook with recipes on how to maximize the fruits—and vegetables—of your labors; and a step-by-step garden guide that works no matter how big or small your plot, with easy-to-follow instructions for different gardens.