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Selecting, growing, and preserving garden-fresh herbs has never been easier with The Culinary Herbal. All included images by Shawn Linehan.

As summer comes to an end, preserve your flavorful garden herbs with “sage” advice from Susan Belsinger and Arthur O. Tucker, the experts behind the gorgeously photographed and comprehensive guide to everything verdant in the kitchen: The Culinary Herbal.

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Explore the 400 varieties in The Field Guide to Peppers for their taste and visual appeal. All included images from Janie Lamson.

Hatch chiles are the “hottest” new item in grocery stores for 2016, and pepperheads of all kinds are attending a bumper crop of pepper festivals from Pueblo, CO and Tempe, AZ to London, England. With insights from the Pope of Peppers (Dave DeWitt) and the Chile Goddess (Janie Lamson), you can add beautiful ornamental peppers to the list of reasons Peter Piper isn’t the only one picking a whole peck!

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Enjoy these quotations inspired by Garden Flora to celebrate the vibrant role plants play in our lives.

With a passion for plants and a researcher’s eye, Noel Kingsbury presents Garden Flora, a peak into the history, science, and symbolism at the root of 133 of the most important plant groups.

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 Earth’s elementary substances of rock and water meet on the rocky shore. The result? An explosion of life. Image: Robert Steelquist

Earth’s elementary substances of rock and water meet on the rocky shore. The result? An explosion of life. Image: Robert Steelquist

The Northwest Coastal Explorer author Robert Steelquist takes a close look at this important habitat.

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Houseplants can add natural style to your décor.

These books will show you how!

The appeal of houseplants goes beyond mere decoration—they clean the air, increase productivity, and help reduce stress. Jam-packed with the information and inspiration you need to get started, these gorgeous books make indoor gardening easy. Enter today for a chance to win them all.

  • Plant Craft helps match your tastes with nature’s handiwork with projects that will infuse your home with the appeal and beauty of the natural world.
  • Air Plants shows how simple and rewarding it is to grow, craft, and design with the modern look of tillandsias in six step-by-step projects.
  • Terrarium Craft features fifty original designs with step-by-step directions along with helpful information about selecting a container, using appropriate materials, choosing the right plants, and maintaining your terrarium.
  • The Indestructible Houseplant demystifies how to pot, repot, water, and fertilize indoor plants, while offering display tips like fun, funky container ideas from Tovah Martin, the undisputed Queen of Green.
  • The Unexpected Houseplant provides visual inspiration and detailed instructions how to make unusual plant selections, where to position them in the home, and valuable tips on watering, feeding, grooming, pruning, and troubleshooting, season by season.
  • What’s Wrong with My Houseplant? shows how to keep indoor plants healthy by first teaching you how to identify the problem. Organized in an easy-to-navigate style, it includes profiles for 148 plants, visual keys for the most common problems, and the organic solutions that will lead to a healthy plant.
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Flowers on a wall, one of the many fun projects from Plant Craft by Caitlin Atkinson. All images by the author.

Caitlin Atkinson walks us through one of the 30 natural DIY projects found in Plant Craft.

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A spread from A Botanist’s Vocabulary. All illustrations by Bobbi Angell

Authors Bobbi Angell and Susan Pell share the inspiration for A Botanist’s Vocabulary and 10 of their favorite entries.

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Rudbeckia seeded into the homeowner’s entry garden from the surrounding planted meadows. Image: Rob Cardillo

Rudbeckia seeded into the homeowner’s entry garden from the surrounding planted meadows. Image: Rob Cardillo

Garden Revolution co-author Larry Weaner on how weeding can be a help and a hindrance in the garden.

Old habits are hard to break. While I enjoy working with clients who are horticulturally knowledgeable, at times they are hesitant to carry out the horticulturally “wrong” techniques that I recommend, even when they require less work. I can recall one client in particular with whom this was the case.

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International Orange Chair. Images: Katie Jackson and Ellen Blackmar

With Hand-Built Outdoor Furniture, author Katie Jackson wants to help you create the perfect outdoor space with furnishings you build yourself. In this post, she offers advice on how to get started.

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