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Book Review: Gardening With Chickens

Gardening With Chickens:  Plans And Plants For You And Your Hens, by Lisa Steele There are plenty of books about taking care of animals and plenty of books about gardening, but there are few books that seek to combine the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Indoor Plants For Beginners

Indoor Plants For Beginners, by Anja Flehmig, with photos by Friedrich Strauss Sometimes you can tell when a book is trying to push a bit of an agenda when it comes to how one takes care of plants.  As someone … Continue reading

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Book Review: Houseplant Basics

Houseplant Basics, by David Squire & Margaret Crowther This book is certainly what it sets out to be, an easy to read and basic book about how to grow vibrant and beautiful houseplants.  The title page promises help in selection, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Growing Healthy Houseplants

Growing Healthy Houseplants:  Choose The Right Plant, Water Wisely, And Control Pests, by Ellen Zachos If this book was not an astounding read, it was at least a solid one whose merits are easy to appreciate.  A great many of … Continue reading

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A Tour Of St. Vincent: Part One

On Sunday, which is a day or two ago as I write this depending on how you count this (I am really behind on my writing, sadly), a group of people, myself included, took a somewhat impromptu journey through the … Continue reading

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Book Review: 20 Best Garden Designs

20 Best Garden Designs, by Tim Newbury While I would not necessary think that these 20 garden designs in the book are necessarily the best ones I have ever seen (since I read a lot of books on gardens), I … Continue reading

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Book Review: Before & After Garden Makeovers

Before & After Garden Makeovers, by Vicki Webster and the editors of Sunset Books One of the more important aspects of gardening is having a sense of imagination.  All too often when it comes to the physical world, we see … Continue reading

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Book Review: Edible Landscaping

Edible Landscaping:  Now You Can Have Your Gorgeous Garden And Eat It Too, by Rosalind Creasy When the author first wrote about edible gardening, it was apparently a rare idea for people who were interested in gardening to think about … Continue reading

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Book Review: Gardening In The Northwest

Gardening In The Northwest, by the editors of Sunset Magazine And Sunset Books I have found it to be an immensely intriguing thing that the Northwest has so many regional guides on gardening.  Admittedly, I probably would have noticed other … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Rich Spot Of Earth

A Rich Spot Of Earth:  Thomas Jefferson’s Revolutionary Garden At Monticello, by Peter J. Hatch This book has a somewhat complicated task that makes it enjoyable to read but also very intriguing to think about and ponder.  The book is … Continue reading

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