What's One The Bookshelf (and great holiday gift ideas)
With the weather turning colder, this is a great time to curl up with a good book and a cup of coffee or tea and look forward to a beautiful spring. This is also a great time to learn a little more about gardening. No matter whether you are a beginner or a seasoned gardener, there is always something to learn. Here are some that we would like to suggest for your bookshelf. These would also make great holiday gifts for any gardener or nature lover on your list.
Need a gift suggestion? We offer gift certificates at the nursery. Who wouldn't love a basket filled with books, gardening tools, coffees and/or teas. a mug and a gift certificate for plants to get a garden started or expand an existing garden?
Even those who prefer a more formal look to their gardens can create a wonderful place for wildlife. This book offers great diagrams and easy to understand guides.
The Living Landscape by Rick Darke and Doug Tallamy
One of the best books for those who want to learn more about adding natives and why it is best.
Bringing Nature Home by Douglas Tallamy
Learn to work with nature instead of against it, even on a small scale.
Gais's Garden, second edition by Toby Hemenway
No matter the size of your yard you can create a beautiful edible landscape.
A Garden Can Be Anywhere - Creating Bountiful and Beautiful Edible Gardens by Lauri Kranz with Dean Kuipers
Get the kids involved! - These are some great suggestions for kids of all ages.
Science, Art, and Nature are essential to the kids, and the kid in all of us adults!
A Little Bit Of Dirt by Asia Citro
Full of fun activities for all ages!
Roots Shoots Buckets & Boots by Sharon Lovejoy
Amanda's approach to gardening makes it fun for anyone!