From time to time I’ll be adding some of my favourite books to this list. Usually I will have reviewed them in a post. Reviews are also be posted on amazon.com
My most favourite garden book is Mr Owita’s Guide to Gardening: How I learned the unexpected joy of a green thumb and an open heart by Carol Wall. If you are going through a difficult patch read this book. Better still, if you know someone who is going through a difficult patch, give it to them.
I also liked V. Sackville-West’s GARDEN BOOK. Vita Sackville-West bought a broken down old English castle and made a world-famous garden around it. This book is a compilation of some of her gardening columns. Yes, it is a little dated, published first in 1968, but it puts a new perspecitive on gardening – and Vita really knew her plants.
Barbara Blossom Ashmun “Garden Retreat”. Published by Chronicle Books
Sonia Day “The Urban Gardener Indoors” Published by Key Porter