gardenhive.com

USA Books on Growing Plants from Seed from Amazon USA

Floret Farm's Cut Flower Garden: Grow, Harvest, and Arrange Stunning Seasonal Blooms
picture
Features:-
From Erin Benzakein, a leader in the locaflor farm-to-centerpiece movement and owner of internationally renowned Floret Flower Farm, Cut Flower Garden is equal parts instruction and inspiration—a book overflowing with lush photography of magnificent flowers and breathtaking arrangements organized by season. This beautiful guide to growing, harvesting, and arranging gorgeous blooms year-round gives readers vital tools to nurture a stunning flower garden and use their blossoms to create showstopping arrangements. With irresistible photos of Erin's flower farm that showcase exquisite blooms, tips for growing in a variety of spaces and climates as well as step-by-step instructions for lavish garlands, airy centerpieces, and romantic floral décor for every season, Floret Farm's Cut Flower Garden informs and entices gardeners of all skill levels.
List Price: $29.95
Amazon’s Lowest Price: $19.46   
Read reviews
 
By: Chronicle Books.   2017-03-07

From Seed to Plant
picture
Features:-

Do you know how a seed begins? What pollination is? How
flowers, fruits, and vegetables get to be the way they are?

The mystery of how seeds are formed and grow into plants is revealed for young readers in this informative book.

Included in Appendix B of the Common Core State Standards.

List Price: $7.99
Amazon’s Lowest Price: $5.57   
Read reviews
 
By: Holiday House.   1991-01-01

Seed to Seed: Seed Saving and Growing Techniques for Vegetable Gardeners, 2nd Edition
picture
Features:-
Seed to Seed is a complete seed-saving guide that describes specific techniques for saving the seeds of 160 different vegetables. This book contains detailed information about each vegetable, including its botanical classification, flower structure and means of pollination, required population size, isolation distance, techniques for caging or hand-pollination, and also the proper methods for harvesting, drying, cleaning, and storing the seeds.

Seed to Seed
is widely acknowledged as the best guide available for home gardeners to learn effective ways to produce and store seeds on a small scale. The author has grown seed crops of every vegetable featured in the book, and has thoroughly researched and tested all of the techniques she recommends for the home garden.

This newly updated and greatly expanded Second Edition includes additional information about how to start each vegetable from seed, which has turned the book into a complete growing guide. Local knowledge about seed starting techniques for each vegetable has been shared by expert gardeners from seven regions of the United States-Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, Southeast/Gulf Coast, Midwest, Southwest, Central West Coast, and Northwest.
List Price: $24.95
Amazon’s Lowest Price: $14.77   
Read reviews
 
By: Seed Savers Exchange.   2002-03-01

The Complete Guide to Saving Seeds: 322 Vegetables, Herbs, Fruits, Flowers, Trees, and Shrubs
picture
Features:-
Enjoy your favorite varieties of garden plants year after year with this comprehensive guide to gathering, preparing, and planting seeds. Authors Robert Gough and Cheryl Moore-Gough provide simple instructions that clearly explain the whole process, from basic plant biology to proper seed storage and successful propagation. Gardeners of any experience level will find all the information they need to preserve genetic diversity, cut costs, and extend the life of their favorite plants to the next generation and beyond.
List Price: $24.95
Amazon’s Lowest Price: $12.65   
Read reviews
 
By: Storey Publishing, LLC.   2011-07-01

Starting Seeds: How to Grow Healthy, Productive Vegetables, Herbs, and Flowers from Seed. A Storey BASICS® Title
picture
Features:-
Get a jump on the gardening season! In this Storey BASICS® guide, Barbara Ellis provides the basic information that you need to start a variety of vegetables, herbs, and flowers from seed. Ellis shares simple, proven techniques for sowing seeds, managing indoor plants, and creating proper growing conditions so your seedlings can thrive. Packed with expert advice suitable for both beginners and experienced gardeners, Starting Seeds will inspire you to plant a seed and watch it grow. 
List Price: $8.95
Amazon’s Lowest Price: $3.25   
Read reviews
 
By: Storey Publishing, LLC.   2013-01-15

Grow Great Grub: Organic Food from Small Spaces
picture
Features:-
Your patio, balcony, rooftop, front stoop, boulevard, windowsill, planter box, or fire escape is a potential fresh food garden waiting to happen. In Grow Great Grub, Gayla Trail, the founder of the leading online gardening community (YouGrowGirl.com), shows you how to grow your own delicious, affordable, organic edibles virtually anywhere.                  
 
Grow Great Grub packs in tips and essential information about:
 
- Choosing a location and making the most of your soil (even if it’s less than perfect)
- Building a raised bed, compost bin, and self-watering container using recycled materials
- Keeping pests and diseases away from your plants—the toxin-free way
- Growing bountiful crops in pots and selecting the best heirloom varieties
- Cultivating hundreds of plants, from blueberries to Thai basil, to the best tomatoes you’ll ever taste
- Canning, and preserving to make the most of your garden’s generosity
- Green-friendly, cost-saving, growing, and building projects that are smart and stylish
- And much more!
 
Whether you’re looking to eat on a budget or simply experience the pleasure of picking tonight’s meal from right outside your door, this is the must-have book for small-space gardeners—no backyard required.
 
GAYLA TRAIL is the creator of the acclaimed top gardening website yougrowgirl.com. Her work as a writer and photographer has appeared in publications including The New York Times, Newsweek, Budget Living, and ReadyMade. A resident of Toronto who has grown a garden on her rooftop for more than 10 years, she is the author of You Grow Girl: The Groundbreaking Guide to Gardening.
List Price: $19.99
Amazon’s Lowest Price: $9.46   
Read reviews
 
By: Clarkson Potter.   2010-02-02

Building Soil: A Down-to-Earth Approach: Natural Solutions for Better Gardens & Yards
picture
Features:-

This is your down-to-earth, complete manual for achieving great gardening results with your own rich, organic soil!

How do you recognize healthy soil? How much can your existing soil be improved? What are the best amendments to use for your soil? Let Building Soil answer your questions and be your guide on gardening from the ground up! Fertilizing, tilling, weed management, and irrigation all affect the quality of your soil. Using author Elizabeth Murphy's detailed instructions, anyone can become a successful soil-based gardener, whether you want to start a garden from scratch or improve an existing garden.

If you want methods that won't break your back, are good for the environment, and create high-yielding and beautiful gardens of all shapes and sizes, this is the book for you! Create classic landscape gardens, grow a high-yielding orchard, nurture naturally beautiful lawns, raise your household veggies, or run a profitable farm. A soil-based approach allows you to see not just the plants, but the living system that grows them. Soil-building practices promote more ecologically friendly gardening by reducing fertilizer and pesticide use, sequestering greenhouse gases, and increasing overall garden productivity.

Building Soil is a simple book full of practical, up-to-date information about building healthy soils. Simple methods perfect for the home gardener's use put healthy, organic soil within everyone's reach. You don't need a degree in soil management to understand this book; you only need a yard or garden and the desire to improve it at the most basic level.

List Price: $22.99
Amazon’s Lowest Price: $14.63   
Read reviews
 
By: Cool Springs Press.   2015-03-27

GARLIC BULB (3 Pack), FRESH CALIFORNIA SOFTNECK GARLIC BULB FOR PLANTING AND GROWING YOUR OWN GARLIC, BUY COUNTRY CREEK BRAND ONLY NOT FAKES
picture
Features:-
BUY ONLY FROM COUNTRY CREEK. THIS LIST HAS CHINESE FAKERS ATTACHED. NON-GMO. HEIRLOOM. GROWN NATURALLY WITHOUT THE USE OF CHEMICALS AND PESTICIDES AT MY SEED FARM, HARVESTED AND PACKAGED BY HAND. EACH PURCHASE INCLUDES A FULL PAGE SEED FACT SHEET AND PLANTING/GROWING INSTRUCTIONS. ALL SEED LOTS ARE TESTED FOR GERMINATION. Approximately 6 cloves per bulb Early season garlic harvest! This large-bulbed purple striped garlic. Probably originated in Siberia. It is perhaps the most beautiful of all our bulbs. It grows strong plants, with just a few very large cloves. The clove skins themselves are dark brown in color but the insides are creamy white with LOTS of heat. Loves cold weather. Product Details Zones: 3-9 Planting Depth: Plant individual cloves with the scab end down and the pointed end up, one to two inches deep in well-worked beds. Spacing: 4" apart in same row. Place 36" between separate rows. Sun/Shade: Full Sun When to Plant:Plant 4-6 weeks before frost. Early-mid Spring. Will develop in spring. or plant in spring for mid-late summer harvest. Days to Maturity:N/A Garlic Type:Hardneck Plant Height: 18-24" inches Comments: Great tasting and produces early.

Amazon’s Lowest Price: $2.22   
Read reviews
 
By: Country Creek.  

The Gardener's A-Z Guide to Growing Flowers from Seed to Bloom: 576 annuals, perennials, and bulbs in full color (Potting-Bench Reference Books)
picture
Features:-
Plan a flower garden for season-long beauty and color with this comprehensive guide to growing 541 annuals, perennials, and bulbs. Plant-by-plant descriptions include specific growing instructions and precise information on regional suitability, so you can pick the species that will bloom brightest under your garden’s unique conditions. With at-a-glance design planner lists and full-color photographs of more than 500 flowers, this essential reference source is sure to find a prized place on your potting bench.
List Price: $24.95
Amazon’s Lowest Price: $13.85   
Read reviews
 
By: Storey Publishing, LLC.   2004-02-01

Better Homes and Gardens Perennial Gardening (Better Homes and Gardens Gardening)
picture
Features:-
A comprehensive reference for planning, planting, and caring for the most popular perennials

Perennial Gardening from Better Homes and Gardens makes it easy to plan and maintain your ideal home garden with a wealth of smart guidance on selecting and caring for your perennials. All of the essentials are covered here, from planning the initial design to choosing the right perennials for your geographical region to maintaining your garden over time.

Perfect for gardeners of any and all skill levels, the book is packed with useful checklists, troubleshooting advice for common problems, handy at-a-glance charts, up-to-date coverage on new varieties and trends, and in-depth guidance on basic gardening techniques.

  • Includes a primer on perennials and plenty of inspirational designs, including color combinations and plant pairings
  • Features more than 700 gorgeous full-color photographs and colorful diagrams
  • Covers hundreds of varieties of perennials

Whether you're planning your first garden or looking to add perennials to the garden you love, Perennial Gardening covers everything you need to know.

List Price: $19.95
Amazon’s Lowest Price: $8.25   
Read reviews
 
By: Better Homes & Gardens.   2010-11-24


 

UK Amazon

USA Amazon