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Anyone on your gift list with an affinity for nature and science will savor these three reads. Each book illuminates a fascinating niche of natural history in a captivating and approachable narrative.

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For the insatiably curious, armchair travelers on your list—or for any book-lover who lusts after vibrant coffee table books—these gorgeously packaged volumes celebrate natural wonders all around the world.

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For the crafters and home-made mavens on your list—or for the gardener who needs a new twist to keep their hands busy—these four books make the joy of making vibrant and accessible.

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If there’s someone on your list who loves health and wellness—or perhaps even better, someone who doesn’t, yet—these beautiful guides to nature-based self care are bursting with inspiration, full color photographs, and clearly presented instructions for integrating mindfulness and self care into every day.

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They’ll want to read and reread these giftable garden books from leaders in horticulture and garden design.  With delightfully designed pages filled with color photos and packed with helpful insight and inspiration, these are the best gardening gifts of the season.

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William Whetten Renwick, House and Garden at Pleasant Days [Greenwood Gardens], Short Hills, New Jersey, ca. 1924. Photo courtesy of Greenwood Gardens Vicki Johnson.

Once the estate of a wealthy New York real-estate mogul, surviving gardens known as Greenwood Gardens are an extraordinary example of the diversity and ingenuity of individual Arts and Crafts designers:

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Philip Webb, Standen, East Grinstead, West Sussex

The Arts and Crafts Movement championed the unity of the arts, in which the house, the furnishing of its interiors, and the surrounding garden were considered a whole, or as Muthesius expressed it, “garden, house, and interior—a unity.” Learn more about this important movement from Judith B. Tankard:

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This nest with large basalt “eggs” serve as a reminder that dinosaurs and dragons live in this garden.

If you have children in your life, your everyday sanctuary can include a space for them. Jessi Bloom, author of Creating Sanctuary, shows you how:

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We all need sanctuary. We need a place where we can feel safe, one that rejuvenates and refreshes us, somewhere we feel nourished and loved. Jessi Bloom, author of Creating Sanctuary describes why designing a home garden with healing in mind can make all the difference in your busy life.

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Discover tips on garden design, care and maintenance, healthy soil, and picking the best plants for your garden. With bite-size chunks of expert information and inspiring photographs from Kate Frey’s Ground Rules this infographic is an easy go-to garden resource.

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