Favorite Resources

Bartholomew, Mel.   All New Square Foot Gardening: Grow More in Less Space. Cool Springs Press.  2006.

See Also: squarefootgardening.org

Burger, Nola.  Berkeley.  The Conscientious Gardener: Cultivating a Garden Ethic.  University of California Press.  2011.

Darke, Rick.  The American Woodland Garden: Capturing the Spirit of the Deciduous Forest.  Portland: Timber Press.  2002.

Hemenway, Toby.  Gaia’s Garden: a Guide to Home-Scale Perma-Culture, 2nd Edition.  White River Junction: Chelsea Green Publishing, Co. 2009.

Ladd, Doug et. al. Tallgrass Prairie Wildflowers: a Field Guide.  Helena: Falcon Publishing.  1995.

Masumoto, David.  Epitaph for a Peach: Four Seasons on My Family Farm.  San Franscisco.  Harper Collins.  1995.

Missouri Botanical Garden: http://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org

National Audobon Society Field Guide to North American Wildflowers. New York: Alfred Knopf. 1998.

National Wildlife Federation’s Backyard Habitat Certification Program: nwf.org/How-to-Help/Garden-for-Wildlife/Create-a-Habitat.aspx

Nature Video: “What Plants Talk About.” http://video.pbs.org/video/2338524462

Petrices, George.  Peterson Field Guide: Trees and Shrubs.  New York: Houghton Mifflin Co.  1986.

Phillips, Michael.  The Apple Grower: A Guide for the Organic Orchardist.  White River Junction: Chelsea Green Publishing Co.  1998.

Pollan, Michael.  The Botany of Desire: A Plant’s Eye View of the World.  New York: Random House.  2001.

Reynolds, Richard.  On Guerilla Gardening: A Handbook for Gardening Without Boundaries.  London: Bloomsbury. 2008.

Ruhlman, Michael and Brian Polcyn. Charcuterie: the Craft of Salting, Smoking, and Curing.  New York.  W. W. Norton Co. 2005.

Stein, Sara.  Noah’s Garden: Restoring the Ecology of Our Own Backyards.  New York: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.  1995.

Stein. Sara. Planting Noah’s Garden: Further Adventures in Backyard Ecology. New York: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.  1997.

See Also: Wild Ones — Native Plants/Natural Landscapes Organization: http://www.wildones.org

Sternberg, Guy with Jim Wilson.  Native Trees for North American Landscapes.  Portland: Timber Press.  2004

Tallamy, Douglas, PhD.  Bringing Nature Home: How Native Plants Sustain Wildlife in Our Gardens.  Portland: Timber Press.  2009.

Zachos, Ellen.  Backyard Foraging.  New York.  Storey Publishing.  2013.

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