Celebrate Great Books on Gardening
There are gardens of all kinds, sizes and colors. Some are crafted in the dirt, some from paper, and others could just be a real mystery!
Want to learn how to build an outside room of gorgeous color and flowers? Adrian Bloom can do this with his book: Bloom’s Best Perennials and Grasses. His designs are for the full year round gardens. This book shows great pictures of plants, when their blooms are of peak interest, and what plants look great together. Looking through this book will make the gardener want to get out and put their hands in their dirt.
On another level of flowering is the Quilled Flowers by Alli Bartkowski. One does not need to get outside in this recent burst of cold weather, but stay inside as Alli demonstrates how to create gorgeous flowers with paper. These flowers are showy in both frames and vases.
Kate Morton brings another garden to the picture, The Forgotten Garden. Her entwining stories revealing a century of family secrets moves from current day Australia to past times in England. Who is Nell? What really identifies us? Our parents or complex relationships?
Peter Turnbull pulls a real mystery in his The Garden Party. Detective Inspector Harry Vicary is to find out what happened at a garden party. What does the child-like scrawled note found in the hotel wall have to do with the burnt bones? Follow Harry through this investigative garden!
Have you read any garden stories lately? Or do you just like to get your hands in the dirt and garden? Let us know what you have been reading recently! Or What ‘cha Reading?