Backyard Gardening

Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can. Gardening is possible in almost any environment. These books, written by some of the best voices in the modern home gardening movement, will plant seeds and sprout ideas about gardening outside of the box.

Updated June 26, 2023
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The First-Time Gardener Growing Vegetables: All the know-how and encouragement you need to grow--and fall in love with!--your brand new food garden
Sowards, Jessica.
The Modern Homestead Garden Growing Self-sufficiency in Any Size Backyard
Pilarchik, Gary.
Filled with easy-to-employ ideas and lessons for improving your food self-sufficiency no matter how much land you have, The Modern Homestead Garden focuses on planting, growing, harvesting, and preserving food.
The modern homestead garden : growing self-sufficiency in any size backyard
Pilarchik, Gary
Filled with easy-to-employ ideas and lessons for improving your food self-sufficiency no matter how much land you have, The Modern Homestead Garden focuses on planting, growing, harvesting, and preserving food.
The year-round vegetable gardener : how to grow your own food 365 days a year no matter where you live
Jabbour, Niki.
Even in winter's coldest months you can harvest fresh, delicious produce. Drawing on insights gained from years of growing vegetables in Nova Scotia, Niki Jabbour shares her simple techniques for gardening throughout the year. Learn how to select the best varieties for each season, the art of...
The Year-Round Vegetable Gardener How to Grow Your Own Food 365 Days a Year, No Matter Where You Live
De Sciose, Joseph.
Even in winter's coldest months you can harvest fresh, delicious produce. Drawing on insights gained from years of growing vegetables in Nova Scotia, Niki Jabbour shares her simple techniques for gardening throughout the year. Learn how to select the best varieties for each season, the art of...
Growing vegetables : all the know-how and encouragement you need to grow and fall in love with! your brand-new food garden
Sowards, Jessica
Growing Vegetables (The First-Time Gardener) is an essential tool for newbie gardeners, handing them all the practical and inspirational know-how they need to grow a fruitful garden, even if its their very first time sinking a seed into the soil.
Plant grow harvest repeat : grow a bounty of vegetables, fruits, and flowers by mastering the art of succession planting
Cowden, Meg McAndrews
"Wonderfully written, beautifully illustrated, and everything you need to know to get more productivity out of your food garden." --Joe Lamp'l, creator and executive producer, Growing a Greener World Discover how to get more out of your growing...
Plant Grow Harvest Repeat Grow a Bounty of Vegetables, Fruits, and Flowers by Mastering the Art of Succession Planting
Cowden, Meg McAndrews.
"Wonderfully written, beautifully illustrated, and everything you need to know to get more productivity out of your food garden." --Joe Lamp'l, creator and executive producer, Growing a Greener World Discover how to get more out of your growing...
Growing Under Cover Techniques for a More Productive, Weather-Resistant, Pest-Free Vegetable Garden
Jabbour, Niki.
Increasingly unpredictable weather patterns and pest infestations are challenging today's vegetable gardeners. But best-selling author Niki Jabbour has a solution: Growing Under Cover. In this in-depth guide, Jabbour shows how to use small solutions like cloches, row covers, shade cloth, cold...
Growing under cover : techniques for a more productive, weather-resistant, pest-free vegetable garden
Jabbour, Niki
Increasingly unpredictable weather patterns and pest infestations are challenging today's vegetable gardeners. But best-selling author Niki Jabbour has a solution: Growing Under Cover. In this in-depth guide, Jabbour shows how to use small solutions like cloches, row covers, shade cloth, cold...
The complete gardener
Don, Monty
Even great gardeners like Monty Don are always learning and always experimenting. This extensively revised new edition of his Complete Gardener, first published in 2003, brings you right up-to-date on how Monty gardens today - and his recommendations for you. 
Floret Farm's cut flower garden : grow, harvest & arrange stunning seasonal blooms
Benzakein, Erin
From an industry leader in the farm-to-centerpiece movement comes this book on how to grow, harvest, and arrange gorgeous blooms year-round. Owner of Floret Flower Farms in Skagit Valley, Washington, Erin Benzakein combines her passion for farming local with her knack...
Carrots love tomatoes : secrets of companion planting for successful gardening
Riotte, Louise.
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. With plenty of insightful advice and suggestions...
Carrots Love Tomatoes Secrets of Companion Planting for Successful Gardening
Riotte, Louise.
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. With plenty of insightful advice and suggestions...
Roses love garlic companion planting and other secrets of flowers
Riotte, Louise.
From deterring insect pests with hot peppers to encouraging strawberries by bordering them with chrysanthemums, Louise Riotte shows you how to use the natural qualities of common plants to increase your garden's productivity. Roses Love Garlic profiles hundreds of plants, features sample...
Roses love garlic
Riotte, Louise.
From deterring insect pests with hot peppers to encouraging strawberries by bordering them with chrysanthemums, Louise Riotte shows you how to use the natural qualities of common plants to increase your garden's productivity. Roses Love Garlic profiles hundreds of plants, features sample...

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