Make your own free website on Tripod.com

sm. Morning Glory Book Storesm.

scroll3

Home

Astronomy Books

Manned Space Flight and Space Exploration

Creation

Current Events/History

Gardening Books

Books

Laura Ingalls Wilder's Books

Lucy Maud Montgomery's Books

Classical Music

scroll3

Astronomy for Families

About Me

Email me.

Join AllAdvantage.com

americangreetings.com

A safe search!
For Kids
Homework Help

Pets.com Home

Homepage

Gator remembers all your passwords!

Gardening

I love gardening. It and astronomy are my two main hobbies. However there are a few months out of the year that I can't spend much time playing in the dirt. Those are the months that I read about it. While the cold winds are blowing, I will be inside planning my next garden. These books will help anyone while away the winter hours.
Updated May 3, 1999

Click on the book cover to order.

Homepage

sm.

bookcover 1,001 OLD-TIME GARDEN TIPS: TIMELESS BITS OF WISDOM ON HOW TO GROW EVERTHING ORGANICALLY, FROM THE GOOD OLD DAYS WHEN EVERYONE DID by Roger Yepsen (Editor), Roger B. Yepson (Editor)
$19.56 Hardcover - 352 pages (February 1998) Rodale Pr Publisher: Rodale press Pub. Date: January 1998
Old-time gardeners were ahead of their time! Their ideas for wildflower gardens, children's gardens, organic pest controls, decorating with houseplants, healing with herbs, and more are at the forefront of modern gardening trends. Take a look back to the future of gardening with this incredible collection of gardening advice from successful 17th-, 18th-, 19th-, and early 20th-century gardeners. Learn how to read weather signs, improve your soil organically, hide landscape eyesores with ease, decorate your home with flowering vines, and soothe sore joints with herbal remedies. Discover creative ways to landscape your home with fanciful topiary tree houses or practical hedges and windbreaks. From fruits to nuts and artichokes to watermelons, you'll find recommendations for healthier harvests - not to mention recipes for unique and tasty side dishes, drinks, and herbal seasonings. Plus: hundreds of organic techniques that have been proven effective by generations of great gardeners!

bookcover BACKYARD COMPOSTING: YOUR COMPLETE GUIDE TO RECYCLING YARD CLIPPINGS by Harmonious Technologies, John Roulac
$5.56 Format: Paperback, 9th ed., 96pp Publisher: Harmonious Pub. Date: June 1995 Edition Desc: REV
There have been many articles over the years about the benefits of composting for gardeners, but living in the city without a yard, this reviewer never really thought it was something that would apply to me with my handful of flower boxes and potted plants outside. Joke's on me! This book tells you everything you need to know about composting and household refuse, and most importantly, how to get STARTED, and will be enough to convince you to finally get organized and go for it.

bookcover BIRDSCAPING YOUR GARDEN: A PRACTICAL GUIDE TO BACKYARD BIRDS AND THE PLANTS THAT ATTRACT THEM by George Martin Adams
$15.16 Format: Paperback, 208pp Publisher: Rodale press Pub. Date: April 1998
This guide shows how an ordinary yard can become a wonderland of songbirds by simply adding colorful native plants designed to attract many varieties of birds. 120 color photos & 60 illustrations.

bookcover GARDEN WAY'S JOY OF GARDENING by Dick Raymond, Paul Boisvert (Photographer)
$15.96 Paperback - 384 pages Publisher: Storey Communications, Inc. Pub. Date: May 1983
This is one of my favorite gardening books. It is full of good ideas. Can show anyone, anywhere, how to turn any patch of ground into a lush, bountiful vegetable garden. The companion book to the nationally acclaimed TV series featuring Dick Raymond

bookcover THE IMPATIENT GARDENER by Jerry Baker
$10.36 Paperback, 240pp Publisher: Ballantine Books, Inc. Pub. Date: February 1983 Edition Desc: 1st ed
Jerry Baker, America's master gardener, understands all your hopes and dreams and fears about your garden. And in the pages of this practical, inspiring handbook, he gives you, the impatient gardener, the shortcuts, home remedies, and time-tested tips you need to have a healthy lawn, thriving trees and shrubs, gorgeous flowers, and fabulous vegetables. Now you can have the best-looking garden around--without spending a lot of time or money--even if you're a beginner!

bookcover PAY DIRT: HOW TO RAISE AND SELL HERBS AND PRODUCE FOR SERIOUS CASH by Mimi Luebbermann
$10.40 Paperback, 2nd ed., 256pp Publisher: Prima Publishing Pub. Date: March 1997 Edition Desc: REV
The market for specialty herbs, vegetables, and fruits is exploding, and there's also money to be made in selling wreaths, flowers, gourds, and items found in the wild. This book tells all about a pleasurable, environmentally friendly, and potentially lucrative independent enterprise--from growing the inventory to growing the business.

bookcover THE PERFECT PUMPKIN by Gail Damerow
$10.36 Format: Paperback, 224pp Publisher: Storey Communications, Inc. Pub. Date: August 1997
Pumpkins are jack-o'-lanterns, and so much more! This native favorite can be cooked, eaten, used as a container, fed to livestock, raised for profit, and cultivated for record-breaking competitions. Discover and enjoy the many facets of pumpkins. I love pumpkins. I love to see them growing, I love to cook with pumpkin, and I love to have them as decorations in the fall. This will be a fun book.

bookcover SQUARE FOOT GARDENING: A NEW WAY TO GARDEN IN LESS SPACE WITH LESS WORK by Mel Bartholomew
13.56 Paperback - 347 pages Publisher: Rodale press Pub. Date: January 1981 Edition Desc: REISSUE
If you saw my T.V. show back when it was on PBS and the Discovery Channel and then the Learning Channel, you'll know that Square Foot Gardening can reduce all the work, space, and expense of an old fashioned garden by 80%. Since it's so simple and easy to understand it's especally good for beginners and non-experts. Why even kids can learn it in a few hours. So, good luck and happy gardening to all of you. Keep the comments coming and let me know what you'd like in the next Square Foot Gardening book.
My sister has very little gardening space but a large desire to garden. This is the method she used. This is the way I am redoing my garden this year. This is a wonderful book.

rule

Pat's Web Graphics

Sign My Guestbook Guestbook by GuestWorld View My Guestbook