Reading, especially during the calmer winter months, is a great way to improve your gardening knowledge, learn new skills and techniques, and get inspired for next year’s growing season. Here are some of our recent picks when it comes to gardening books for people of all ages:

Children’s Picture Books

  • The Very Hungry Caterpillar, by Eric Carle
  • The Giving Tree, by Shel Silverstein
  • Oliver’s Vegetables, by Vivian French

Children’s Chapter Books

  • The Secret Garden, by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  • Tom’s Midnight Garden, by Philippa Pearce

Gardening Books for Beginners:

  • All New Square Foot Gardening, by Mel Batholomew
  • Grow Fruit Naturally, by Lee Reich
  • How to Grow More Vegetables, by John Jeavons

Advanced Gardening Books

  • Improving Your Soil, by Keith Reid
  • The One-Straw Revolution, by Masanobu Fukuoka
  • Teaming with Microbes, by Wayne Lewis and Jeff Lowenfels
  • Seed to Seed: Seed Saving and Growing Techniques for Vegetable Gardeners, by Suzanne Ashworth and Kent Whealy

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