Category Archives: Master Gardeners Bookshelf

The Master Gardeners’ Bookshelf: The Indestructible Houseplant

If National House Plant Appreciation Day (Jan. 10) got you thinking about getting a house plant for the first time or if you are looking for easy-to-grow house plants to expand your existing collection, The Indestructible House Plant:  200 Beautiful Plants that Everyone Can Grow by Tovah Martin is a great resource. Continue reading

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Master Gardener Bookshelf: The Earth in Her Hands

Jennifer Jewell’s The Earth in Her Hands—75 Extraordinary Women Working in the World of Plants profiles 75 women in eight countries who are changing what we know about, and how we interact with, plants in everyday life. Jewell’s goal was to highlight the diversity of women working with plants, and the many ways they do so, and she succeeds admirably. Continue reading

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Master Gardener’s Bookshelf: HomeGrown Pantry

Homegrown Pantry is a guide to planning, growing, and preserving vegetables, fruits, and herbs, with the goal of eating from your garden throughout the year. You will enjoy browsing through the pages and admire the beautiful photos, in addition to benefitting from all the excellent advice. Continue reading

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Master Gardener’s Bookshelf: Nature’s Best Hope: Lessons for a Master Gardener

Our book reviewer, Susan Wilhelm, shares how reading Doug Tallamy’s most recent book, Nature’s Best Hope, has impacted how she gardens. Continue reading

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