Category Archives: Master Gardeners Bookshelf

The Master Gardeners’ Bookshelf: The Pollinator Victory Garden

If you are looking for planting strategies with the potential to improve the productivity of your vegetable garden, or if you have heard about “companion planting” and want to know what science supports, Plant Partners by Jessica Walliser is a good resource. Continue reading

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The Master Gardeners’ Bookshelf: Plant Partners

If you are looking for planting strategies with the potential to improve the productivity of your vegetable garden, or if you have heard about “companion planting” and want to know what science supports, Plant Partners by Jessica Walliser is a good resource. Continue reading

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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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