Right now is the perfect time to cozy up in a warm spot and relish the beauty of great 'green' reading. Here are some recommendations:
Beatrix Farrand - Garden Artist, Landscape Architect The author was known for broad expanses of lawn with deep swaths of borders planted in a subtle palette of foliage and flowers. Hardcover with eye-candy photographs.
The Seasonal Gardener - Creative Planting Combinations 60 'star plants paired each with two perfect partners: shrubs, perennials, bulbs, and annuals. This book is a classic that every gardener will want to own.
WILD - the Naturalistic Garden Forget the mild, manicured gardens of the past: planting today is undergoing a revolution in taste and aesthetics. This is the first comprehensive overview of a new planting approach that is wild and natural by nature, reflecting the global turn towards sustainability and the current zeitgeist in garden design. Featuring over 40 gardens - from a perennial meadow in East Sussex, England to a private, drought-resistant garden in Australia - each garden in this stunning book is brought to life with beautiful photography and insightful text.
More! Here are seven best gardening books for all types of gardeners.including square foot gardening, vertical gardening, and Rodale's basic guide to beginning organic gardening.