Thursday, December 1, 2011

The Twelve Days of Christmas (Books)

Time to think about holiday pleasure reading for your family and friends, or just for yourself.  I'm sharing my current favorites with you in case you're stuck for inspiration!  What's on your list??

1.  The Pruning Answer Book by Hills & O'Sullivan

 2.  Tomorrow's Garden by Stephen Orr

 3.  The Life of Sir Edward Lutyens by Christopher Hussey (oldie but goodie)

 4.  Garden Designers at Home by Noel Kingsbury

 5.  Anything by the sublime Mr. Nichols

 6.  Romantic Gardens, Nature, Art and Landscape Design by Rogers, Eustis and Bidwell

 7.  Armitage's Vines and Climbers

 8.  Gertrude Jekyll and the Country House Garden by Judith B. Tankard

 9.  Grasses by Nancy J. Ondra

 10.  Piet Oudolf: Landscapes in Landscapes by Oudolf and Kingsbury

 11.  Grimm's Trees (this book has given me a whole new appreciation for tree identification)

 12.  The Wild Trees by Richard Preston (Caution those who suffer from vertigo, otherwise a spellbinding book)

1 comment:

  1. Nice list of books for people to choose from for gifts to gardeners Michael.
    Cher Sunray Gardens