Best Selling Gardening Books

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With so many books about Gardening, its hard to choose. Amazon lists 135,000 gardening books and not all books are created equal. That’s why we have searched through the Amazon collection to find the best for you.

We hope this starter lists helps you to grow a more beautiful, productive and sustainable garden.

Best Selling Gardening Books

Here are the top 10 Best Sellers most popular gardening books sold on Amazon. See what others are choosing as a good guide to the Best Books on Gardening.

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” The GREAT garden book and probably the only one you will ever need for veggie gardening” –For a novice gardner and future resouce book. Covers all the basic dos and don’ts of starting a garden

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“Mini Farming describes a holistic approach to small-area farming that will show you how to produce 85 percent of an average family’s food on just a quarter acre—and earn $10,000 in cash annually while spending less than half the time that an ordinary job would require.”

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Square Foot Gardening is the most practical, foolproof way to grow a home garden, whether you’re growing an urban garden, or have an entire backyard. That explains why author and gardening innovator Mel Bartholomew has sold more than two million books teaching how to become a successful DIY square foot gardener

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” Notable author and gardener Derek Fell has tried and tested thousands of varieties of vegetables,flowers, and fruits and recommends the best plants for space-saving vertical gardening. His grow-up, grow-down system also shows which ground-level plants make good companions underneath and alongside climbing plants.”

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” Plant parsley and asparagus together and you’ll have more of each, but keep broccoli and tomato plants far apart if you want them to thrive. Utilize the natural properties of plants to nourish the soil, repel pests, and secure a greater harvest”

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A New York Times Bestseller“Sake began with a grain of rice. Scotch emerged from barley, tequila from agave, rum from sugarcane, bourbon from corn. Thirsty yet?  In The Drunken Botanist, Amy Stewart explores the dizzying array of herbs, flowers, trees, fruits, and fungi that humans have, through ingenuity, inspiration, and sheer desperation, contrived to transform into alcohol over the centuries”

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Straw Bale Gardens Complete contains all of the original information that has set the gardening world on fire. This is a great way to kick off an organic vegie patch in a spot where there was no patch before, and because the bales are raised, they’re like an instant raised bed that’s easy on your back.  There is even information on using straw bale techniques to grow veggies in other organic media for anyone who has a hard time finding straw.

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“Building on the techniques that hundreds of thousands of farmers and gardeners adopted from The New Organic Grower and Four-Season Harvest, this new book focuses on growing produce of unparalleled freshness and quality in customized unheated or, in some cases, minimally heated, movable plastic greenhouses”.

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“Aquaponics is a revolutionary system for growing plants by fertilizing them with the waste water from fish in a sustainable closed system. A combination of aquaculture and hydroponics, aquaponic gardening is an amazingly productive way to grow organic vegetables, greens, herbs, and fruits, while providing the added benefits of fresh fish as a safe, healthy source of protein.”

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Succulents are hot. And Debra Lee Baldwin, the bestselling author of Designing with Succulents and Succulent Container Gardens, is the ideal guide for gardeners, crafters, and DIYers looking for an introduction to these trendy, low-maintenance, drought-tolerant plants. Along with gorgeous photos packed with design ideas, Debra offers her top 100 plant picks and explains how to grow and care for succulents no matter where you live.

 

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