Book Reviews, 2017 edition

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Gifts for Gardeners: A Calendar, Daily Planner, Garden Journal reviewed
reviewed December 2017

Foraging and Feasting: A Field Guide and Wild Food Cookbook
by Dina Falconi, illustrated by Wendy Hollander
reviewed November 2017

image from Foraging & Feasting: A Field Guide and Wild Food Cookbook by Dina Falconi
illustrated by Wendy Hollender. Botanical Arts Press

Gardens of the High Line: Elevating the Nature of Modern Landscapes
by Piet Oudolf and Rick Darke
reviewed October 2017

image courtesy of Timber Press

House Jungle: Turn Your Home Into A Plant-Filled Paradise!
by Annie Dornan-Smith
reviewed September 2017

Excerpted from House Jungle, text and illustrations © by Annie Dornan-Smith
used with permission from Storey Publishing

Fairy Houses: How to Create Whimsical Homes for Fairy Folk
by Sally J. Smith
reviewed August 2017

image courtesy Cool Springs Press

Potted: Make Your Own Stylish Garden Containers
by Annette Goliti Gutierrez and Mary Gray
reviewed July 2017

image courtesy Timber Press, copyright 2017

Plant: Exploring the Botanical World
reviewed June 2017

Excerpted from Plant: Exploring the Botanical World
Phaidon Press Ltd. Copyright 2016.

Floret Farm's Cut Flower Garden:
Grow, Harvest & Arrange Stunning Seasonal Blooms

by Erin Benzakein with Julie Chai
reviewed May 2017

Excerpted from Floret Farm's Cut Flower Garden by Erin Benzakein with Julie Chai
(Chronicle Books). Copyright © 2017. Photographs by Michele M. Waite

The Definitive Guide to Stylish Outdoor Spaces

by Michelle Slatalla, with the editors of Gardenista
reviewed April 2017

Excerpted from Gardenista by Michelle Slatalla (Artisan Books).
Copyright © 2016. Photographs by Matthew Williams.

The Vegetable Butcher
How to Select, Prep, Slice, Dice, and
Masterfully Cook Vegetables from Artichokes to Zucchini

by Cara Mangini
reviewed March 2017

The Culinary Herbal: Growing & Preserving 97 Flavorful Herbs
by Susan Belsinger & Arthur O. Tucker
reviewed February 2017

Garden Flora: The Natural and Cultural History of the Plants in Your Garden
by Noel Kingsbury
reviewed January 2017

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