Best Books for Gardening Enthusiasts

Whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned gardener, reading more books can help grow your skills (and plants, too). Here are the best five books for gardening fans to read…

 

A-Z Encyclopedia of Garden Plants by Royal Horticultural Society (edited by Christopher Brickell)

In its fourth edition, the RHS encyclopedia continues to be the most reliable book for garden reference. The book features over 6,000 photographs and artworks, an introduction to various plants and flowers’ types and problems, as well as detailed growing advice for every plant.

 

Your Backyard Herb Garden by Miranda Smith

If you’re interested in organic gardening, this book is a good starting point. The book provides comprehensive information on the most popular herbs, including how to grow, care, harvest and use them.

 

Gardenista: The Definitive Guide to Stylish Outdoor Spaces by Michelle Slatalla

Containing pictures of 12 lushy gardens, planting guides based on climates and color palettes, design ideas and DIY projects, Gardenista will provide you with motivation and guidance to work on your landscapes.

 

Vertical Gardening by Derek Fell

Limited space should not limit your gardening activities – that’s what the author argues in this book. With tips on growing varieties of vegetables, flowers, and fruits in space-saving vertical gardens, you will gain a new perspective.

 

Sabrina’s Dirty Deeds by Sabrina Hahn

Renowned Australian gardening expert Sabrina Hahn gives an in-depth guide to grow plants all year rounds, complete with information on chores for different climate zones.

 

Which one will you pick up at the bookstore this week?