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The Untamed Garden
The Untamed Garden
Written by Sonia Day
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780771025051
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The Untamed Garden
A Revealing Look at Our Love Affair with Plants
Written by Sonia Day


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
On Sale: November 8, 2011
Price: $24.95

Which suggestive plant caused a queen to faint when it was presented to her at court? What was the original French name for the Great Maiden's Blush rose that had the Victorians blushing? Why are figs and pomegranates thought to be the real forbidden fruit that led Adam and Eve into... Read more >
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How to Survive a Garden Gnome Attack
How to Survive a Garden Gnome Attack
Written by Chuck Sambuchino
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580084635
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How to Survive a Garden Gnome Attack
Defend Yourself When the Lawn Warriors Strike (And They Will)
Written by Chuck Sambuchino


Format: Hardcover, 112 pages
On Sale: September 7, 2010
Price: $14.99

Move over zombies and adolescent vampires.
 
There’s a new threat in town—and it’s only twelve inches tall. How to Survive a Garden Gnome Attack is the only comprehensive survival guide that will help you prevent, prepare for, and ward off an imminent home invasion by the common garden gnome. Once thought... Read more >
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A Weed by Any Other Name
A Weed by Any Other Name
Written by Nancy Gift
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807085523
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A Weed by Any Other Name
The Virtues of a Messy Lawn, or Learning to Love the Plants We Don't Plant
Written by Nancy Gift


Format: Hardcover, 216 pages
On Sale: May 1, 2009
Price: $23.95

Is that a weed? This question, asked by anyone who has ever gardened or mowed a lawn, does not have an easy answer. After all, a weed, as suburban mother and professional weed scientist Nancy Gift reminds readers, is simply a plant out of place. In A Weed by Any Other... Read more >
Among Flowers
Among Flowers
Written by Jamaica Kincaid
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426200960
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Among Flowers
A Walk in the Himalaya
Written by Jamaica Kincaid


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: July 17, 2007
Price: $10.95

In this delightful hybrid of a book—part memoir and part travel journal—the bestselling author takes us deep into the mountains of Nepal with a trio of botanist friends in search of native Himalayan plants that will grow in her Vermont garden. Alighting from a plane in the dramatic Annapurna Valley, the... Read more >
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The Earth Knows My Name
The Earth Knows My Name
Written by Patricia Klindienst
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807085714
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The Earth Knows My Name
Food, Culture, and Sustainability in the Gardens of Ethnic Americans
Written by Patricia Klindienst


Format: Trade Paperback, 280 pages
On Sale: April 1, 2007
Price: $20.00

Patricia Klindienst crossed the country to write this book, inspired by a torn and faded photograph that shed new light on the story of her Italian immigrant family's struggle to adapt to America. She gathered the stories of urban, suburban, and rural gardens created by people rarely presented in books about... Read more >
No One Gardens Alone
No One Gardens Alone
Written by Emily Herring Wilson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807085639
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No One Gardens Alone
A Life of Elizabeth Lawrence
Written by Emily Herring Wilson


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: September 15, 2005
Price: $16.00

No One Gardens Alone tells for the first time the story of Elizabeth Lawrence (1904-1985). Like classic biographies of Emily Dickinson and Edna St. Vincent Millay, this fascinating book reveals Lawrence in all her complexity and establishes her, at last, as one of the premier gardeners and gardening writers of the... Read more >
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