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Books filed under "Essays"

Nature’s Temples: The Complex World of Old-Growth Forests by Joan Maloof

Gain a better understanding of old-growth forests and why they matter $27.95$19.57

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

Every garden plant has an origination story. $40.00$28.00

Deep-Rooted Wisdom: Skills and Stories from Generations of Gardeners by Augustus Jenkins Farmer

A treasure trove of traditional skills and techniques. $24.95$17.47

Seeing Flowers: Discover the Hidden Life of Flowers by Teri Dunn Chace and Robert Llewellyn

When we really look closely at a flower, whole new worlds of beauty and intricacy emerge. $29.95$20.97

The Roots of My Obsession: Thirty Great Gardeners Reveal Why They Garden by Thomas C. Cooper

Some of the best writing on the soul of gardening, from its most vital voices. $14.95$10.47

The New American Landscape: Leading Voices on the Future of Sustainable Gardening by Thomas Christopher

Leading gardening personalities on the topic of gardening sustainably. $34.95$24.47

The Living Forest: A Visual Journey Into the Heart of the Woods by Robert Llewellyn and Joan Maloof

A spectacular journey deep into the heart of the forest $40.00$28.00

The World of Laura Ingalls Wilder: The Frontier Landscapes that Inspired the Little House Books by Marta McDowell

A must-read companion to the Little House books $27.95$19.57

All the Presidents' Gardens: Madison’s Cabbages to Kennedy’s Roses—How the White House Grounds Have Grown with America by Marta McDowell

Hail to the red, white, and blue—and green! $29.95$20.97

The Natural World of Winnie-the-Pooh: A Walk Through the Forest that Inspired the Hundred Acre Wood by Kathryn Aalto

The world’s most beloved bear lived here. $24.95$17.47

Seeing Seeds: A Journey into the World of Seedheads, Pods, and Fruit by Robert Llewellyn and Teri Dunn Chace

With their own beauty and stories, there’s more to seeds than what they'll become. $29.95$20.97

Beatrix Potter's Gardening Life: The Plants and Places That Inspired the Classic Children's Tales by Marta McDowell

Explore the origins of Beatrix Potter's love of gardening and plants. $24.95$17.47