Sunset Western Garden Book

New Sunset Western Garden Book Giveaway

– Posted in: Miscellaneous

Congratulations to our winners! All have been notified by email: Paul from Palm Springs, CA, whose favorite plant is Justicia california (chuperosa). Shirley from San Antonio, TX, whose favorite plant is Texas mountain laurel. Lise from Bonny Doon, CA, who loves hellebores and antique roses, and who dreams of tomatoes. Candy from Roseville, CA, whose [...]

Great Garden Gift Books

– Posted in: Garden Adventures

Garden books that I enjoyed this year and highly recommend as holiday gifts include two about edibles, one in my own area of specialization, one about color and design, and a regional guide I wouldn't be without. Grocery Gardening by Jean Ann Van Krevelen with Amanda Thomsen, Robin Ripley and Teresa O'Connor (Cool Springs Press, paperback, $19.95) [...]

Great Books for Gardeners

– Posted in: Garden Adventures

Santa, baby, are you listening? Bring me some reading material to curl up with. Literary nonfiction would be lovely---such as all those books I've enjoyed by Susan Orlean, Scott Calhoun, Amy Stewart, and Diane Ackerman. I'll take a great garden reference tome, too, like The American Meadow Garden by John Greenlee and GGW regular contributor/ace photographer Saxon Holt.  I'd also be thrilled by one [...]