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Sharing the wonders of the natural world

The Nature of Oaks


The Rich Ecology of Our Most Essential Native Trees

Oaks sustain a complex and fascinating web of wildlife. The Nature of Oaks reveals what is going on in these essential native trees month by month, highlighting the seasonal cycles of life, death, and renewal.

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Fearless Gardening


Be Bold, Break the Rules, and Grow What You Love

Embrace your inner rebel and create the garden you want—even if it breaks the rules. Loree Bohl shows how it’s done, with zone-busting ideas and success stories. Bohl’s own gorgeous home garden inspires, with agaves that shrug off ice storms, and palms that thrive in the rain.

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Gardening in Summer-Dry Climates


Plants for a Lush, Water-Conscious Landscape

Gardening in an area defined by arid summers and soggy winters can be challenging. But gardens can thrive in such conditions, and in this book landscape architect Nora Harlow and award-winning photographer Saxon Holt share the plants and practices that will help you succeed.

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Herbarium


The Quest to Preserve and Classify the World's Plants

Since the 1500s, scientists have documented the plants and fungi that grew around them, organizing the specimens into collections. Known as herbaria, these archives helped give rise to botany as its own scientific endeavor.

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Native plants for every region

Native plants for every region

The benefits of growing natives are plentiful—less upkeep, more pollinators, and a better environment. Find the best plants for your region that are also best for the ecosystem.

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Books for Your #TBR Pile

Books for Your #TBR Pile

From a bicycle journey following monarch butterflies thousands of miles, to a journey through the literary landscape of Mississippi, there's something in this collection for the to-be-read piles of nature lovers, science lovers, and more.

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