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Natural Companions, the garden loverís guide to plant combinations
I began mentally rejuvenating my garden the moment I saw the cover of Ken Druseís book, Natural Companions, the garden loverís guide to plant combinations with botanical photography by Ellen Hoverkamp. See why here.
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published on December 18, 2012
Inspiration to Reality: The GardenGlide
A New Jersey couple gets a great idea for a garden/yard tool and gets it made. Read this story of inspiration and productivity. The GardenGlide.
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published on July 04, 2012
Watercolor Blossoms
Three botanical artists in the Philadelphia Society of Botanical Illustrators tell how they got into botanical art. One through parenting, one through travel and one by serendipity.
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published on April 25, 2012
How to Grow the Best Food
Want to know the best way to eat the best food you can these days? Grow your own. It's easy with this season-by-season vegetable garden guide by the American Horticultural Society. Look here.
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published on February 21, 2012
Sustainable Hope
Check out three foodie books on ways to buy food, cook, and eat in ways sustainable to the health of your body and community.
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published on December 07, 2011
Plant Whatever Brings You Joy
California girl Kathryn Hall has just published a book, Plant Whatever Brings You Joy, blessed wisdom from the garden. Check it out here.
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published on November 15, 2011
BULB, a magical book
Bulb by Anna Pavord is a magical book: practical and gorgeous. It is beyond the ordinary. It offers great insight into how to grow bulbs with detailed cultivation information and natural habitat requirements. It opens you up to the world of bulbs in a beautiful and easy to understand way.
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published on April 04, 2011
Terrarium Queen
Tovah Martinís recent book, The New Terrarium, offers lots of easy and doable ideas using ordinary glass vessels such as a cookie jar, as well as classic Wardian cases. You donít even have to fill them with soil. Check it out here.
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published on March 02, 2011
Paradise Under Glass
paradise under glass, An Amateur Creates a Conservatory Garden (William Morrow, 2010) by Ruth Kassinger is a riveting read for plant lovers. One womanís account of building a conservatory and her journey in seeking the knowledge to create her own paradise.
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published on January 28, 2011
Silk Purse or Itís Never Too Late
Christine Leddy, artist and smocker in Darien, CT, paints botanical illustration and makes silk purses with antique frames with beads and crystals. See her work here.
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published on December 15, 2009
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