Great New Gardening Books for 2012

One of our new favorite books, Decoding Gardening Advice

We recently featured some of our favorite new gardening books in the May issue of Birds & Blooms Extra. With so many great gardening books out there, it’s hard to sort through them all. We’re trying to help by sharing some of our favorites.

**Note: Those listed as “old” aren’t necessarily all that old. They may not be new this year, but they’re some of our favorites and we think they’re worth mentioning.

FOR SMALL-SPACE GARDENING…

OLD: Small-Space Gardening by our own Melinda Myers

NEW: The Balcony Gardner by Isabelle Palmer

FOR VEGGIE GARDENING…

OLD: All New Square Foot Gardening by Mel Bartholomew

NEW: Week-by-Week Vegetable Gardener’s Handbook by Ron and Jennifer Kujawski

FOR RECYLING IN THE GARDEN…

OLD: The Salvage Studio by Amy Duncan, Beth Evans-Ramos and Lisa Hilderbrand

NEW: The Revolutionary Yardscape by Matthew Levesque

FOR PROJECTS IN THE GARDEN…

OLD: Cultivating Life by Sean Conway

NEW: Handmade Garden Projects by Lorene Edwards Forkner

FOR FUN IN THE GARDEN…

OLD: The Girl’s Guide to Growing Your Own by Alex Mitchell

NEW: Little House in the Suburbs by Deanna Caswell and Daisy Siskins

OTHER NEW BOOKS FOR 2012 WORTH CHECKING OUT…

Decoding Gardening Advice by Jeff Gillman and Meleah Maynard

The Complete Kitchen Garden by Ellen Ecker Ogden

Free-Range Chicken Gardens by Jessi Bloom

 

 

 

 

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