People who garden love to read. People who want to garden need information. This year I’m giving books to many in my circle of family and friends who have an interest in gardening. The books I’ve selected will make excellent additions to your own personal library as well as excellent gifts for your friends and family. I have thoroughly enjoyed reading each one and have even shared copies with neighbors and friends. Click the photo of any of the books to purchase at Amazon.
20-30 Something Garden Guide – Dee Nash
First up is a book by Dee Nash. The 20-30 Something Garden Guide. A no-fuss down and dirty Gardening 101 for anyone who wants to grow stuff. This book is filled with great information and ideas that will get you outside and in the dirt in no time. I had the opportunity to interview Dee on the podcast. Click HERE to listen
Indoor Plant DECOR – Kylee Baumle & Jenny Peterson
This is an excellent style book that encourages you to start small and add a collection of plants to achieve decorating success. Great tips on plant selection, containers and more. Check out the cork planters on page 29…. Awesome stuff here. Also, I gotten to know the authors of this book, Kylee Baumle and Jenny Peterson and I can tell you the are passionate about what they do. Awesome ladies whose mission it is to share their love of gardening and plants with the world.
Plant By Numbers
50 Houseplant Combinations to Decorate your Space – Steve Asbell
As a child, my mom would buy us paint by numbers sets. We would have a great time creating a Picasso like painting just by following the numbers! My friend Steve Asbell has created a book that follows that same premise. Select plants following his easy “plant recipes” and you’ll have a thriving houseplant container combo in no time. He offers great tips for planting and maintaining houseplant containers in your home. My personal favorite recipe from this book: “Pot of Plants at the End of the Rainbow” Check it out. I had an opportunity to interview Steve for the P. Allen Smith Radio Show as a part of Allen’s “New Voices” series. Click HERE to listen
While I was writing this post, I realized there are no rose books here…. Stay tuned!