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Book Review: Native Ferns, Moss, & Grasses

Native Ferns, Moss, & Grasses:  From Emerald Carpet To Amber Wave:  Serene And Sensuous Plants For The Garden, by William Cullina Unfortunately, this book was not quite as serene as I would have wished it to be.  While I have … Continue reading

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Book Review: Carnivorous Plants

Carnivorous Plants:  Gardening With Extraordinary Botanicals, by Nigel Hewitt-Cooper My first thought among many generally positive thoughts upon reading this book was that I wonder why it was not more popular to see people growing carnivorous plants when I was … Continue reading

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Giving Credit Where Credit Is Due: Carnauba Wax

If you are like me, from time to time you enjoy looking at the odd ingredients of your food and wondering what in the world they are.  I don’t know how many people share this interest, but as someone with … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Romantic Garden

The Romantic Garden:  A Guide To Creating A Beautiful And Private Garden Paradise, by Graham Rose This book is a far more intriguing one than may appear to be the case from its title alone.  It should be admitted at … Continue reading

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Book Review: Miniature Gardens

Miniature Gardens:  Design And Create Miniature Fairy Gardens, Dish Gardens, Terrariums And More–Indoors And Out, by Katie Elzer-Peters I’m not going to lie, this book was too high-maintenance for me.  I’m not saying this was a bad book, because it … Continue reading

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Book Review: Tiny World Terrariums

Tiny World Terrariums, by Michelle Inciarrano & Katy Maslow I actually have a terrarium, which ended up as an unintentional and oddball present from a friend of mine who was unable to take it with him back to his home … Continue reading

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Book Review: Irish Gardening

Irish Gardening, by various authors I must admit, I did not realize Irish gardening was a thing, or that it would be considered so important for the gardening of Ireland to be recognized with its own journal just as Ireland … Continue reading

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Book Review: Spot Gardens

Spot Gardens:  A Guide For Creating And Planting Miniature Gardens, Indoors And Outdoors, by Robert E. Atkinson Why would you care about this book?  Well, for one, it was written in 1973 and it makes for a worthwhile look at … Continue reading

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Book Review: Low Maintenance Gardening

Low Maintenance Gardening:  Lawn & Garden Step-By-Step Visual Guide, by Anne M. Zeman I will admit that one of my more unusual reading interests is gardening books [1], and this book provides a worthwhile approach to gardening books that is … Continue reading

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Book Review: Cutting Garden

Cutting Garden:  Growing And Arranging Garden Flowers, by Sarah Raven I borrowed this book from a friend of mine who deeply loves cuttings and flowers, and as someone with at least a passing interest in gardening myself [1], I figured … Continue reading

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