National Houseplant Appreciation Day

National Houseplant Appreciation Day

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Tuesday, January 10, 2023 - 10:00am
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Zen in the Garden: The Japanese Art of Meditative Gardening By Miki Sakamoto, Catherine Venner (Translator) Cover Image
By Miki Sakamoto, Catherine Venner (Translator)
$26.25
ISBN: 9781957363332
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Published: Scribe Us - July 4th, 2023

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The Wild Bee Handbook: The Amazing Lives of Our Wild Species and How to Help Them Thrive By Sarah Wyndham-Lewis Cover Image
$26.24
ISBN: 9781787139183
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Published: Quadrille Publishing - May 2nd, 2023

There are over 20,000 species of bee worldwide, of which just seven species are honeybees. In the US alone,there are over 4,000 species of bee,  whereas Europe only have nearly 2,000 bee species and the UK has 275.
 
The Wild Bee Handbook is a practical, illustrated guide that will introduce you to the common wild bees you might find in your garden.


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The Color of Roses: A Curated Spectrum of 300 Blooms By Danielle Dall'Armi Hahn, Victoria Pearson (Photographs by) Cover Image
$36.75
ISBN: 9781984861160
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Published: Ten Speed Press - March 28th, 2023

“The roses are glorious! The story of the rose farm, incredible. The photographs by Victoria Pearson, utterly extraordinary.”—MARTHA STEWART

A unique photographic collection of 300 stunning roses that spans the full spectrum of the flower’s shades and hues, creating a breathtaking rainbow that will amaze flower lovers of all kinds.


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Tiny and Wild: Build a small-scale meadow anywhere By Graham Laird Gardner Cover Image
$26.24
ISBN: 9780760376232
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Published: Cool Springs Press - March 7th, 2023

Go low-maintenance and no-mow while supporting nature and biodiversity by planting a mini wildflower meadow with guidance from Tiny & Wild.

The word “meadow” might conjure an image of a broad, expansive prairie covering acres of land, but it doesn’t have to. Meadows don’t have to be big to make a difference in the health of the planet.


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Love, Nature, Magic: Shamanic Journeys Into the Heart of My Garden By Maria Rodale Cover Image
$29.40
ISBN: 9781645021711
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Published: Chelsea Green Publishing Company - February 21st, 2023

Join bestselling author, activist, and garden expert Maria Rodale on her shamanic journeys as she reflects on her surprising conversations with the spirits of the familiar plants and animals around us--and the knowledge they share with us.


Compost Science for Gardeners: Simple Methods for Nutrient-Rich Soil By Robert Pavlis Cover Image
$24.14
ISBN: 9780865719767
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Published: New Society Publishers - January 24th, 2023

Create your own compost and grow better plants.

With breathtaking clarity, Compost Science for Gardeners demystifies composting practices and helps readers determine the best technique for their unique situation. This comprehensive science-based book is your key to building healthier soil and growing better plants.


Orchid Muse: A History of Obsession in Fifteen Flowers By Erica Hannickel Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780393867282
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - December 20th, 2022

Longlisted for the 2023 PEN/E.O. Wilson Literary Science Writing Award

A kaleidoscopic journey into the world of nature’s most tantalizing flower, and the lives it has inspired.


We Are the ARK: Returning Our Gardens to Their True Nature Through Acts of Restorative Kindness By Mary Reynolds, Ruth Evans (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Mary Reynolds, Ruth Evans (Illustrator)
$31.50
ISBN: 9781643261782
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Published: Timber Press - October 25th, 2022

“Reynolds gives us a much-needed reason for hope.


American Roots: Lessons and Inspiration from the Designers Reimagining Our Home Gardens By Nick McCullough, Allison McCullough, Teresa Woodard Cover Image
$42.00
ISBN: 9781643261164
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Published: Timber Press - October 25th, 2022

“I love this book.


Hortus Curious: Discover the World's Most Weird and Wonderful Plants and Fungi By Michael Perry, Aaron Apsley (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Michael Perry, Aaron Apsley (Illustrator)
$21.99
ISBN: 9780744061277
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Published: DK - October 4th, 2022

Celebrate the weird, wacky, and wonderful world of plants with a book that revels in the diversity of the botanical world.


What Is My Plant Telling Me?: An Illustrated Guide to Houseplants and How to Keep Them Alive By Emily L. Hay Hinsdale, Loni Harris (Illustrator) Cover Image
$19.94
ISBN: 9781982189815
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Published: S&S/Simon Element - September 20th, 2022

Keep your house plants alive and thriving with this illustrated, accessible guide to popular house plants for new and experienced plant-parents alike.

Many new gardeners are finally starting to understand why bringing the outside indoors is so appealing. From improving home décor to mental health, plants have so many benefits.


Taming the Potted Beast: The Strange and Sensational History of the Not-So-Humble Houseplant By Molly Williams Cover Image
$26.24
ISBN: 9781524869007
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Published: Andrews McMeel Publishing - September 13th, 2022

The colorful, peculiar history of the houseplantfrom ancient Rome to Victorian England to Instagrama botanical adventure full of histrionic highs, devastating lows, and sensational turning points along the way.

From the hanging gardens of Babylon to that fiddle-leaf fig in your living room, houseplants have been humanity's companions for a millennia.


The Flower School: The Principles and Pleasures of Good Flowers By Joseph Massie Cover Image
$42.00
ISBN: 9781787138209
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Published: Quadrille Publishing - September 13th, 2022

The Flower School takes you by the hand and expertly guides you step-by-step through design principles and twenty-five floral projects to empower you to create your own gorgeous floral arrangements for your home, gatherings, celebrations and for pleasure.


House Plants (Botanical) By Mike Maunder Cover Image
$28.35
ISBN: 9781789145434
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Published: Reaktion Books - August 4th, 2022

Exploring the economics, science, and cultural significance of houseplants, a many-tendrilled history of our domestic, pot-bound companions.
 
Our penchant for keeping houseplants is an ancient practice dating back to the Pharaohs.


Flower Gardening for Beginners: A Guide to Growing and Maintaining a Cut-Flower Garden By Amy Barene Cover Image
$16.79
ISBN: 9781685391058
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Published: Rockridge Press - July 26th, 2022

Tea Gardening for Beginners: Learn to Grow, Blend, and Brew Your Own Tea at Home By Julia Dimakos Cover Image
$15.74
ISBN: 9781638785736
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Published: Rockridge Press - July 26th, 2022

Gardens of the World By DK Eyewitness Cover Image
$42.00
ISBN: 9780744058123
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Published: DK Eyewitness Travel - July 26th, 2022

Explore the world’s most stunning gardens and gain expert knowledge that you can use in your own green space.

A celebration of the world’s most extraordinary green spaces, Gardens of the World will sow the seeds of adventure and inspire your next trip.


Houseplant Oasis: A Guide to Caring for Your Plants + Styling Them in Your Home By Melissa Lo Cover Image
$37.80
ISBN: 9781645675068
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Published: Page Street Publishing - July 26th, 2022

YOUR #1 RESOURCE FOR PLANT PARENTHOOD


The Grove: A Nature Odyssey in 19 ½ Front Gardens By Ben Dark Cover Image
$20.99
ISBN: 9781784727383
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Published: Mitchell Beazley - July 5th, 2022

The first non-fiction book from an award-winning new voice, hailed by Gardeners' World magazine as 'the millennial Monty'

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"Dark creatively blends practical horticultural knowledge, meditations on his own dream garden, and literary references, including Vita Sackville-West’s husband’s letter on JP Morgan’s gard


Planting for Garden Birds: A Grower's Guide to Creating a Bird-Friendly Habitat By Jane Moore Cover Image
$17.84
ISBN: 9781787138292
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Published: Quadrille Publishing - July 5th, 2022

In Planting for Garden Birds find straightforward ideas and easy to achieve plans that will make your garden irresistible to birds.

Packed with interesting facts, environmental and habitat information as well as easy to achieve planting ideas, this is a practical, illustrated guide for people wanting to encourage more birdlife to their outdoor space.


Growing Joy: The Plant Lover's Guide to Cultivating Happiness (and Plants) By Maria Failla, Samantha Leung (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Maria Failla, Samantha Leung (Illustrator)
$23.09
ISBN: 9781250814890
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Published: St. Martin's Essentials - June 28th, 2022

Planty practices to grow your way to happier, more peaceful life


Plant Science for Gardeners: Essentials for Growing Better Plants By Robert Pavlis Cover Image
$24.14
ISBN: 9780865719736
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Published: New Society Publishers - June 7th, 2022

A little plant science grows a long way

Plant Science for Gardeners empowers growers to analyze common problems, find solutions, and make better decisions in the garden for optimal plant health and productivity.


The Garden Refresh: How to Give Your Yard Big Impact on a Small Budget By Kier Holmes Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781643260815
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Published: Timber Press - June 7th, 2022

Grow more, spend less

So you want a stylish, healthy, and productive garden that is budget and Earth-friendly? Of course you do. Garden designer Kier Holmes shows you how, in this accessible and spunky guide. She shares everything you need to create a productive and lush garden that can truly be used and enjoyed.


The Garden Apothecary: Transform Flowers, Weeds and Plants into Healing Remedies By Becky Cole Cover Image
$26.24
ISBN: 9781784884376
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Published: Hardie Grant - May 17th, 2022

The Garden Apothecary shows us how to harvest and use commonly found plants, weeds and herbs to create our own healing home apothecaries.


Cut Flower Growing: A Beginner's Guide to Planning, Planting and Styling Cut Flowers, No Matter Your Space By Marianne Slater Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781784885250
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Published: Hardie Grant - May 10th, 2022

Cut Flower Growing will show you how to grow and harvest your own cut flowers at home, no-matter your space or skill-level.


Floral Evolution: Over 20 Displays That Make the Most Of Every Stem By Catherine Foxwell Cover Image
$26.24
ISBN: 9781784884369
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Published: Hardie Grant - May 10th, 2022

Floral Evolution shows you how to use accessible flowers to make beautiful floral designs.

Author Catherine Foxwell believes that the flowers and beautiful arrangements should be accessible to all, and this book takes you through some simple projects using sustainable techniques to achieve this.


Creating a Garden Retreat: An Artist’s Guide to Planting an Outdoor Sanctuary By Virginia Johnson Cover Image
$26.20
ISBN: 9781648290022
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Published: Artisan - May 10th, 2022

A garden is more than the sum of its parts—a garden can be anything one wants it to be. What’s important is that it have a heart. Through ethereal illustrations, textile designer and artist Virginia Johnson takes the reader on her own garden journey, from blank slate to dreamscape.


Lilacs: Beautiful Varieties for Home and Garden By Naomi Slade, Georgianna Lane (Photographer) Cover Image
By Naomi Slade, Georgianna Lane (Photographer)
$22.99
ISBN: 9781423661306
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Published: Gibbs Smith - April 19th, 2022

Gorgeous bouquets in shades of purple, lavender, blue, white, and pink flood your memory with the heady scent of grandmother's garden.


Containers in the Garden By Claus Dalby Cover Image
$31.50
ISBN: 9780760374658
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Published: Cool Springs Press - April 12th, 2022

Beauty, charm, and simplicity are the hallmarks of the Scandinavian planting techniques featured in Containers in the Garden.

Celebrity gardener and Danish floral designer Claus Dalby shares his signature container gardening style in this gorgeously illustrated book.


The Urban Garden: 101 Ways to Grow Food and Beauty in the City By Kathy Jentz, Teri Speight Cover Image
$28.34
ISBN: 9780760373019
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Published: Cool Springs Press - April 12th, 2022

In The Urban Garden you’ll find dozens of inspiring and creative ways to grow flowers, shrubs, vegetables, herbs, and other plants in small spaces and with a limited budget.
 
Whether you want to grow on a balcony, rooftop, front stoop, or a tiny urban patio, turn your growing dreams into reality and build a gorgeous and unique garden that show


Now Is the Time for Trees: Make an Impact by Planting the Earth’s Most Valuable Resource By Arbor Day Foundation, Dan Lambe, Lorene Edwards Forkner (With) Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781643261065
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Published: Timber Press - April 12th, 2022

“Celebrates the power of trees to oxygenate the planet, purify water and air, lower city temperatures, provide habitat, nurture the soul, and provide essential food sources.” —Booklist

Trees and forests are the number one nature-based solution for revers­ing the negative effects of a changing climate.


Freestyle Bonsai: How to pot, grow, prune, and shape - Bend the rules of traditional bonsai By Jerome Kellerhals, Mariannjely Marval Cover Image
$27.29
ISBN: 9780760371978
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Published: Cool Springs Press - April 12th, 2022

Learn the tools and techniques of bonsai to get started potting, shaping, and caring for your own collection of tiny trees, all while learning it’s okay to bend the rules along the way.

Though bonsai is steeped in ancient traditions and techniques, it doesn’t have to be intimidating and difficult.


Atlas of Perfumed Botany By Jean-Claude Ellena, Karin Doering-Froger (Illustrator), Erik Butler (Translated by) Cover Image
By Jean-Claude Ellena, Karin Doering-Froger (Illustrator), Erik Butler (Translated by)
$31.45
ISBN: 9780262046732
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Published: The MIT Press - April 5th, 2022

A cartography of fragrance that charts the botany and geography of perfume composition.


The Healing Garden: Cultivating and Handcrafting Herbal Remedies By Juliet Blankespoor Cover Image
$31.50
ISBN: 9780358313380
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Published: Harvest - April 5th, 2022

A comprehensive and lushly photographed guide to growing and using healing plants, including recipes, from the founder of the Chestnut School of Herbal Medicine

This is the ultimate reference for anyone looking to bring the beauty and therapeutic properties of plants into their garden, kitchen, and home apothecary.