Books and Authors: Gardening

Herb Garden

Growing Vegetables in DDDT

How to Build Your Own Greenhouse

Garden Projects
Greenhouse Gardeners Manual
 Native Texas Gardens
Gaining Ground
Canadian Vegetable Garden
Palm Springs Gardening
Native Landscaping from El Paso to L.A.
Classic Garden Structures
Gardening Wisdom: Time Proven Solutions for Today's Gardening Challenges
  • Gertley, Michael and Jan:
    • Classic Garden Structures (Taunton)
    • The Art of the Kitchen Garden (Taunton)
    • Dried Flowers for All Seasons (Taunton)
  • Gilmer, Maureen:
    • Living on Floodplains and Wetlands (Taylor/Globe Pequot)
    • Living with Wildfires (Taylor/Globe Pequot)
    • Redwoods and Roses (Taylor/Globe Pequot)
    • Colorful Dry Garden (Sasquatch)
    • Growing Vegetables in Drought, Desert, & Dry Times (Sasquatch)
    • Palm Springs-Style Gardening (Sunbelt)
    • God in the Garden (Loyola)
    • The Small Budget Gardener (Cool Springs)
    • Gaining Ground (Contemporary/McGraw-Hill)
    • The Gardener’s Way (Contemporary/McGraw-Hill)
    • Complete Idiot’s Guide to a Beautiful Lawn (Macmillan)
    • Makeovers for the Budget Gardener (Viking Penguin)
    • The Complete Guide to Northern California Gardening (Taylor)
    • The Complete Guide to Southern California Gardening (Taylor)
    • Rooted in the Spirit (Taylor)
    • Easy Lawn & Garden Care (Consumer Reports Books)
  • Gilmer, Maureen and Glassman, Michael:
    • Water Works: Creating a Splash in the Garden (Contemporary/McGraw-Hill)
  • Green, Doug:
    • Canadian Vegetable Gardening (Cool Springs) reached #1 in gardening books on and #2 in vegetable gardening on
    • Perennials All Season (Contemporary/McGraw-Hill)
    • Garden Wisdom (Contemporary/McGraw-Hill) – Best Written Book, Garden Writers Association, 2001, and Canada Council Grant, 2001
    • Burpee Guide to Bulbs (Wiley)
    • Complete Idiot’s Guide to Lawns (Macmillan)
  • Halpin, Anne:
    • Homescaping (Rodale)
  • Jenkins, Emyl:
    • Pleasures of the Garden (Crown)
  • Marshall, Roger:
    • How to Build Your Own Tiny House (Taunton Press)
    • Greenhouse Gardening Manual (Timber Press)
    • Garden Projects: 25 Easy-to-Build Wood Structures & Ornaments (Countryman)
    • How to Build Your Own Greenhouse (Storey)
  • Snyder, Melissa:
    • Herb Gardening: How to Prepare the Soil, Choose Your Plants, and Care for, Harvest, and Use Your Herbs (Countryman)
  • Wasowski, Andy and Sally:
    Award from Canadian Wildflower Society for their body of work

    • Gardening with Native Plants of the South (Globe Pequot)
    • Building Within Nature (Oxford Univ. Press then Univ. of Minnesota Press)
    • Requiem for a Lawnmower (Taylor then Univ. of MN Press)
    • Gardening with Prairie Plants (Univ. of MN Press)
    • Landscaping Revolution (Contemporary/McGraw-Hill)
    • Native Landscaping El Paso to L.A. (Clarkson Potter then Contemporary/McGraw-Hill) – Earlier edition named by American Horticultural Society as one of the 75 best gardening books of the last 75 years
    • Native Texas Gardens (Taylor/Rowman & Littlefield)
    • Native Texas Plants (Taylor/Rowman & Littlefield)