Not everyone has a garden, patio or balcony for growing plants. Tending plants indoor is a popular way for many people to indulge their love of green things. The new book by Hilton Carter, Wild At Home, is all about how to style and care for beautiful plants.
The third edition of Canadian Gardener’s Guide, edited by Lorraine Johnson, includes several new features, such as cold frame gardening, rain gardens and backyard homesteading.
Children’s gardening books are usually written by adults, but that’s not the case with Gardening with Emma, written by Emma Biggs, a 13-year-old gardener in Toronto.
In his book, Extraordinary Ornamental Edibles, nursery manager Mike Lascelle lists 100 perennials, trees, shrubs and vines that both look and taste good.
In The Fruitful City, Toronto-based writer Helena Moncrieff explores and celebrates the overlooked bounty of fruit growing in urban centres.
Niki Jabbour’s new book, Veggie Garden Remix, encourages gardeners to try “238 New Plants to Shake Up Your Garden and Add Variety, Flavor, and Fun.”
Experimenting Landscapes book by Emily Waugh profiles many of the garden installations at the Métis International Garden Festival in Québec.
The Great Dixter Cookbook: Recipes from an English Garden is a combination cookbook and gardening guide, by Aaron Bertelsen, vegetable gardener and cook.
The new revised third edition of Lorraine Johnson’s book, 100 Easy-to-Grow Native Plants for Canadian Gardens, is a testament to Lorraine’s expertise as well as a sign that interest in the subject is strong.
In her new book “Raised Bed Revolution” Tara Nolan explains the basics and benefits of gardening with raised beds.
The landscaping ideas for new home owners and the tips and lists in Judith Adam new book will help you plan and enjoy your property and your first garden.
Two of our Garden Making contributors have produced a new book, “Happy Hens & Fresh Eggs: Keeping Chickens in the Kitchen Garden with 100 Recipes.” The book is written by Signe Langford, with photographs by Donna Griffith. It tells the personal story of Signe’s longtime love of raising and caring for chickens in her city garden.