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BooksTalk for Garden Lovers


BooksTalk for Garden Lovers
Summer Reading Challenge 2020
Jody B. (Gere Branch Library)

Beginning & Basics

The Old Farmer’s Almanac
by Robert Baile Thomas [031 Far]

Beginniner Gardening Step By Step
by Megan Douglass [635 Beg]

Grow a Garden!
by Alexis Frederick-Frost [j635 Fre]

It’s Our Garden: From Seeds to Harvest in a School Garden
by George Ancona [jPB (Non-Fiction) Ancona]

The Book of Gardening Projects for Kids: 101 Ways to Get Kids Outside, Dirty, and Having Fun
by Whitney Cohen & John Fisher [635 Coh]

The Tale of Peter Rabbit
by Beatrix Potter [various editions and versions under various call numbers]

Miss Potter
by Renee Zellweger & Ewan McGregor [CALL]

Miss Rumphius
by Barbara Cooney [various call numbers]

In the Garden: Who’s Been Here?
by Lindsay Barrett George [jP George]

The Secret Garden
by Frances Hodgson Burnett [various call numbers]


The Kitchen Garden
by Alan Buckingham [635 Buc]

One Magic Square: Vegetable Gardening: The Easy, Organic Way to Grow Your Own Food on a 3′ Square
by Lolo Houbein [635.048 Hou]

Midwest Fruit & Vegetable Gardening: Plant, Grow and Harvest the Best Edibles
by Katie Elzer-Peters [635.097 Elz]

The Postage Stamp Vegetable Garden
by Karen Newcomb [635 New]

Vegetable Garden
by Douglas Florian [jPB (Picture Book) Florian/jP Florian]

Grasses & Flowers

Wild About Weeds: Garden Design With Rebel Plants
by Jack Wallington [632.5 Wal]

 width=The Encyclopedia of Grasses for Liveable Landscapes
by Rick Darke [635.934 qDar]

Flower Color Guide
by Darroch Putnam [745.92 Put]

Plant This Instead: Better Plant Choices: Prettier – Hardier – Blooms Longer – New Colors – Less Work – Drought-Tolerant – Native
by Troy Marden [635.9 Mar]

Martha’s Flowers: A Practical Guide to Growing, Gathering and Enjoying
by Martha Stewart [635.9 Ste]

Bloom Book!
by April Pulley Sayre [jP Sayre]

In the House & Containers

Living With Plants: A Guide to Indoor Gardening
by Sophie Lee [635.965 Lee]

Container Theme Gardening: 42 Combinations, Each Using 5 Perfectly Matched Plants
by Nancy Ondra [635.986 Ond]

Contained Gardens
by Susan Berry [635.986 qBer]

The Encyclopedia of Container Plants: More Than 500 Outstanding Choices for Gardeners
by Ray Rogers [635.986 qRog]

Garden Builder: Plans and Instructions for 35 Projects You Can Make
by JoAnn Moser [684.18 Mos]

Grow a Living Wall: Create Vertical Gardens With Purpose: Pollinators – Herbs & Veggies – Aromatherapy – Many More
by Shawna Coronado [635 Cor]

Big Ideas for Small Spaces: Creative Ideas and 30 Projects for Balconies, Roof Gardens, Windowsills, and Terraces
by Kay Maguire [635 Mag]

Arts & Crafts

The Gardening in Miniature Prop Shop: Handmade Accessories for Your Tiny Living World
by Janit Calvo [635.98 Cal]

Handmade for the Garden: 75 Ingenious Ways to Enhance Your Outdoor Space With DIY Tools, Pots, Supports, Embellishments and More
by Susan Gualiumi [712.6 Gua]

Hand-Stitched Landscapes and Flowers: 10 Charming Embroidery Projects With Templates
by Katrina Witten [746.44 Wit]

Creating Ribbon Flowers: The Nicholas Kniel Approach to Design, Style, Technique and Inspiration
by Timothy Wright & Nicholas Kniel [746.44 Wri]

Crepe Paper Flowers: The Beginner’s Guide to Making and Arranging Beautiful Blooms
by Lia Griffith [745.594 Gri]