Entries Tagged as 'Books'

Wednesday, February 27th, 2013

Wildflowers of Turkey

Hillside by the Stream, Ugurtasi Istavri Village Turkey by steelskyblue TheGardenLady received this question from Janan. I am planning a spring trip to Turkey to see wildflowers – especially bulbs. Do you know of any good books or other resources that are in English? How I envy your traveling to Turkey to see the flowers. […]

Wednesday, December 21st, 2011

More Good Gardening Books – Part II

In the last post, TheGardenLady wrote about Edible Landscaping, the American Horticulture Society’s pick for one of the top four best gardening books for 2011. To see the other books that the American Horticulture Society thinks are the best books for 2011 check out their website.They also list their gardening book winners for the past […]

Monday, December 19th, 2011

Edible Lanscaping: Good Gardening Books – Part I

I am sure that many of the readers are busy shopping for the holidays. Getting the perfect gift is the challenge. What should you get for the gardener? If your friend still likes to read books, there are a number of good books to choose. What surprises me is that on the lists of best […]

Friday, October 21st, 2011

Book Review: The Brother Gardeners

I believe TheGardenLady can make the statement that Everyone Loves English Gardens! And who is it who doesn’t love floral arrangements? Or are you allergic and love artificial flower arrangements or silk flower arrangements? But have you ever wondered how this love started? And who started all this interest in flowers and plants, whether real […]

Friday, October 14th, 2011

Review: New Encyclopedia of Gardening Techniques

I love to visit our local library to see what books are new in horticulture, gardening, landscaping, plants, insects, etc. During my last visit I found a book that I think readers of TheGardenLady will really find valuable. Put out by the American Horticultural Society, it is the “New Encyclopedia of Gardening Techniques” which calls […]

Monday, January 17th, 2011

Great Gardening Book: Thoughtful Gardening by Robin Lane Fox

This winter has been a great time to curl up with a good book on gardening. I hope Santa Claus or whomever brought you good garden books to read in preparation for your own spring gardening. For this year’s holidays, my daughter-in-law’s brother gave me the book “Thoughtful Gardening” by Robin Lane Fox. I had […]

Wednesday, December 22nd, 2010

Great Gardening Books

Are you thinking of giving a gardening book as a gift this season?  Or are you asking Santa for a gardening book for yourself? There are some excellent books for people of all ages and all levels of gardening experience. Here is a list of some of the publishing houses that have published  gardening books that TheGardenLady recommends.  […]

Saturday, December 1st, 2007

8 Things To Do For The Garden In December

                                        (Photograph by Daniel Starrason) Here are 8 things you can do for the garden in December: 1. Plant bulbs until the ground freezes or during a thaw. 2. Put burlap on stakes for winter protection of broadleaf evergreens or shrubs like roses that you want to protect. 3.  Apply winter mulches to bulbs, perennials, […]

Wednesday, September 27th, 2006

What’s in a “plant” name?

My nom de plume is Lilac.  So what’s in a name?  What’s in a name? that which we call a rose By any other name would smell as sweet” from Romeo and Juliette.  But I wondered how many of my readers’s names come from flowers, shrubs or trees? Or, how many of my readers want to […]