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Garden Librarianreviewing the best in garden books
Thoughts and Essays relating to the books and reviews or general trends in garden writing…
Product reviews that will interest gardeners and homeowners. Yes, it is JMO, but that is the point!
My Book Reviews
What I have to say about the books I’ve read. I will tell you exactly why I like them and who will get the most value from them.
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Reviewing Garden Books
Top Wishlist Items For An Avid Gardener
A Genuine Plant Stand It doesn't take very long before a gardener gets serious about starting plants indoors. Besides the economical benefit of growing numbers of plants for a fraction of nursery costs, it is a fun and challenging activity. Admittedly, if a person is...
Gardener Gift Ideas
What are people buying for the gardener on their list? I have some ideas which may inspire you to give the garden fanatic something that they will love and appreciate all year. An ornamental post to bring a bit of art and whimsy into the garden or a patio. It comes in...
Handy Fiskars Snips Make Light Work Of Many Garden Chores
Snip Flower Heads Simply and Easily Reach For The Snips I bought these Snips with their protective case a few years ago. I like the way they keep their sharpness and the good locking mechanism which keeps the blades closed when you are walking between jobs....
A DeWit Cape Cod Weeder, The Tool I’d Take To A Desert Island
This tool actually makes weeding a joy instead of a drudge.
Once upon a time I didn’t think garden gloves were an important tool of the garden, let alone essentials. Oh my, how times have changed for me.
High Quality Tools For The Garden
One place you really need to have high quality is in your garden tools. They get a hard workout over a long period of time- for me, all season long every year.
Too many times the ones offered in many garden centers- and most certainly the discount stores where we so often get our garden gear- are made cheaply in China.
The Best Perennial Plant Books
…if you would like a to simply find the best picks without a detailed review, this page is one you might bookmark for a reference as you build a library to guide your creation of a perennial garden
Tomatoes: A Gardener’s Guide
Anyone wanting to grow delicious, ripe tomatoes in their own home garden would benefit from having this book on the library shelf.
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