Gardening season is upon us! This year, like last year, it has proven very popular. The season got started early due to a temperate Montreal April & garden centers have been selling out! Are you expanding your garden this season? Trying it out for the first time? Is your plot on your balcony? In your window? In a community garden?
Here are some gardening books we recommend!
Of course, your local independent comic book store must always kick things off with a comic book! The Comic Book Guide to Growing Food was just released this year and is a graphic novel guide to growing a vegetable garden, from the seeds to seedlings, to planting, troubleshooting & harvesting.
Zero-Waste Gardening: good for city gardeners and the ecologically minded.
If you're looking for a guide to the challenges and possibilities of sustainable gardening in the city: The Urban Vegetable Patch is for you.
Modern Container Gardening is for those of us who have a very small outdoor spaces to cultivate... like very small. Balconies. Window Boxes. Singular Pots.
We feel you fellow (wannabe) gardeners with limited outdoor space!
Grow Tomatoes. Grow Beets. Grow Carrots. Grow Flowers. Grow Green!
In addition to the tips in Vegetable Gardening Wisdom there are helpful and inspiring quotes from plant-loving folks, including from store favorite novelist Jamaica Kincaid.
Moon Gardening is a holistic approach to the garden and being aware of the interrelatedness of the soil, plants, and vegetables. The book brings a spiritual aspect to the meditative art of gardening, emphasizing the influence of lunar cycles and other invisible energies, on the garden.
Garden gnomes approve of Regrown: How to Grow Fruit, Herbs and Vegetables from Kitchen Scraps!
What gardening books have inspired you?
All books featured are available from our online store. We ship Canada-wide, deliver by bike locally and offer prepaid pickup and limited in store browsing.