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How Does Your Garden Grow?

Posted 9 months ago by Amy H

Posted in Cooking, Garden and Home and eBooks and Audiobooks | Tagged with flowers, garden projects, gardening, gardens, growing fruits & vegetables and planting

We’ve got oodles of gardening books with tips and ideas for growing new and traditional plants, improving designs and what to do with what grows.

Summer Showers Help Gardens Grow ... Check Out These Great Gardening Books!

"Grow Something Different To Eat : Weird and Wonderful Heirloom Fruits and Vegetables For... Your Garden" by Matthew Biggs

Grow Something Different To Eat : Weird and Wonderful Heirloom Fruits and Vegetables For... Your Garden by Matthew Biggs

Whether you're a beginner and determined to make the most of limited space with a truly unique and heirloom harvest, or a seasoned grower looking to spice up your cooking with gourmet flavors, the step-by-step instructions give you the confidence to grow some unusually tasty crops.

"Floret Farm's Cut Flower Garden : Grow, Harvest & Arrange Stunning Seasonal Blooms" by Erin Benzakein

Floret Farm's Cut Flower Garden : Grow, Harvest & Arrange Stunning Seasonal Blooms by Erin Benzakein

This beautiful guide to growing, harvesting, and arranging gorgeous blooms year-round gives readers vital tools to nurture a stunning flower garden and use their blossoms to create showstopping arrangements. 

Also available in eBook.

"DIY Garden Projects : Easy Activities for Edible Gardening and Backyard Fun" by Mat Pember and Dillon Seitchik-Reardon

DIY garden projects : easy activities for edible gardening and backyard fun by Mat Pember and Dillon Seitchik-Reardon

Perfect for DIY-lovers: discover step-by-step activities that will help cultivate your handiness and get you out in the garden. Chapters include projects for kids, vertical gardening, garden basics, using recycled materials and more.

"Midwest Fruit & Vegetable Gardening : Plant, Grow, and Harvest the Best Edibles" by Katie Elzer-Peters

Midwest fruit & vegetable gardening : plant, grow, and harvest the best edibles by Katie Elzer-Peters

This book includes planting, care, and harvesting information for more than 60 common and unusual fruits, vegetables and herbs; plus advice on garden planning, creating the perfect soil, watering and more. 

Also available in eBook.

"The Flower Book" by Rachel Siegfried

The flower book by 
Rachel Siegfried

Explore 60 flowers, bloom by bloom, in stunning portraiture with lush macrophotography that showcases the details of each flower, and learn how to arrange flowers with different styles, tips and techniques.

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