Don't know where to start? Need some inspiration? Our gardening section is filled with "how-to" books, in-depth plant references, and plenty of inspiration.
This is a selection of the books we currently have in stock.
A lush, productive vegetable, herb, and flower garden doesn’t have to require endless hours of time and unlimited energy.
Design a beautiful and self-sufficient garden; learn the secrets of heirloom vegetables, herbs, and flowers; and enjoy 55 seasonal recipes featuring the fruits of your labor--all with one book!
“Gardeners just starting out will earn a sense of accomplishment and a good dose of knowledge.” —Booklist
Every new gardener has to start somewhere—and the process can be intimidating. Knowing when and what to plant, how to care for the plants once they’re in the ground, and how to keep pests and diseases away is a lot to take on.
In All New Square Food Gardening, 3rd Edition, the best-selling gardening book in North America is relaunched and updated for the next generation of gardeners and beyond.
Since Square Foot Gardening was first introduced in 1981, the revolutionary new way to garden developed by Mel Bartholomew has helped millions of home gardeners grow more fresh produce in less
“A Way to Garden prods us toward that ineffable place where we feel we belong; it’s a guide to living both in and out of the garden.” —The New York Times Book Review
For Margaret Roach, gardening is more than a hobby, it’s a calling.
“If the world of gardening has rock stars, Piet Oudolf qualifies as Mick Jagger, David Bowie, and Prince rolled into one.” —Gardenista
The original publication of Planting the Natural Garden ushered in a revolution in landscape design: the New Perennial Movement.
Gaia's Garden will be recorded in history as a milestone for gardeners and landscapers. . . An amazing achievement.--Paul Stamets
The classic book about ecological gardening--whatever size your garden--with over 250,000 copies sold
A great book --Men's Journal
Smith’s legendary high-yield gardening method emphasizes wide rows, organic methods, raised beds, and deep soil. Succeed with fussy plants, try new and unusual varieties, and learn how to innovatively extend your growing season.
The indispensable one-volume reference guide to gardening simply, beautifully, and well"—now 100% organic.
Jam-packed with useful information, old-fashioned common sense, and a lifetime's worth of experience, The Garden Primer is a classic, thoroughly revised and expanded to be 100% organic in its recommendations.
Written by the long-time manager of the renowned Alan Chadwick Garden at the University of California, Santa Cruz, this substantial, authoritative, and beautiful full-color guide covers everything you need to know about organically growing healthy, bountiful fruit trees.
WINNER OF THE AMERICAN HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY BOOK AWARD
A comprehensive and highly practical study of the art of growing flowers, Mastering the Art of Flower Gardening presents expert tips on growing both annuals and biennials (including native and heirloom species) alongside hundreds of lush photographs.
This gorgeously illustrated book by Matt Mattus is based on decades of first-hand experience in his o
“An inspirational book, with encouraging words and down-to-earth advice for achieving a year-round beautiful garden.” —Michael Marriott, chief rosarian at David Austin Roses
In this practical and inspirational guide, Greg Loades presents a new style of planting: a fusion between classic cottage style and the new perennial movement.
Monty Don, Britain's treasured horticulturalist, and renowned photographer Derry Moore explore iconic and little-known gardens throughout America.
A one-stop treasure trove from the RHS that covers every aspect of gardening, from planning and planting to growing and care.
Choose plants that will thrive in your space.
Design a border for year-round color.
Grasp different pruning techniques.
Discover how to protect your veg patch from pests.
Make the best compost.
The passion and urgency that inspired WWI and WWII Victory Gardens is needed today to meet another threat to our food supply and our environment—the steep decline of pollinators.
“Fearless Gardening encourages you—exhorts you—to boldly go forth and claim your garden as a space of joy and creativity.” —Jennifer Jewell, creator and host of public radio’s Cultivating Place
Embrace your inner rebel and create the garden you want—even if it breaks the rules.
“A visual treat as well as a literary one, Emily Dickinson’s Gardening Life will be deeply satisfying for gardeners and garden lovers, connoisseurs of botanical illustration, and those who seek a deeper understanding of the life and work of Emily Dickinson.” —The Wall Street Journal
Emily Dickinson was a keen observer of the natural world
"Creating a garden doesn't need to be complicated." This is the promise from Adam Frost, BBC Gardeners' World presenter and winner of multiple Chelsea Flower Show gold medals.
This book is the visual resource for anyone looking for garden inspiration, showcasing image after aspirational image of garden designs and solutions.
Help your local wild birds by providing them with a safe garden environment
Make a difference to your local birdlife. Help reverse the decline in bird numbers by creating a haven in which they will thrive. It's a win-win. Provide the best shelter, feeding, and nesting opportunities for them and then you can reap the rewards as they sing and entertain.
The essential gardener's guide to growing native in New England Plants native to New England evolved to thrive in local conditions and survive harsh seasons. Native Plants for New England Gardens culls the expertise of the New England Wild Flower Society to help anyone create lovely, hardy gardens that will tolerate drought, resist disease and encourage biodiversity.
From the Booker Prize winner and national bestselling author, reflections on gardening, art, literature, and life
In this colorful guide featuring 30 easy gardening projects, kids will learn to grow their own fruits and vegetables, attract wildlife such as butterflies and bees, and recycle household items into animal habitats and fun decorations. Whether they've got a big backyard or just a windowsill, kids can grow all sorts of plants with this beginner's gardening book.
Alice made a promise to make the world a more beautiful place, then a seed of an idea is planted and blossoms into a beautiful plan. This beloved classic and celebration of nature—written by a beloved Caldecott winner—is lovelier than ever!
From an acclaimed author and illustrator: Enjoy this tribute to Former First Lady Michelle Obama and her contributions to building the healthy future that America's children deserve. Former First Lady Michelle Obama had an idea. A big, inspiring, and exciting idea! She would grow the largest kitchen garden ever at the White House.
From mother-daughter team Hillary Clinton and Chelsea Clinton comes a celebration of family, tradition and discovery, and an ode to mothers, grandmothers and the children they love.
Welcome the outdoors inside for story time with this classic tale of a garden changing through the seasons.
A young girl and her older companion watch birds, fly a kite, plant flowers, and play in the snow, watching flowers bloom and leaves fall as the year passes.