Gardening Books

American Plants for AmericanGardens (University of GA Press) by Roberts/Rehman


The American Woodland Garden, Capturing the Spirit of the Deciduous Forest by Rick Darke
Armitage’s Native Plants for North American Gardens by Allan M. Armitage
The Art of Botanical Drawing by Diane Cardaci



Beautiful No-mow Yards by Evelyn J. Hadden (Mid-Hudson Library system has copy)



The Book Of Weeds by Ken Thompson (Mid-Hudson Library system has copy)
The Botanical Garden, Vol 1 Trees & Shrubs by Phillips, Roger, Rix
Bringing Nature Home: How Native Plants Sustain Wildlife in Our Gardens by Douglas W. Tallamy
Camellias: The Gardener’s Encyclopedia by Jennifer Trehane
A Child’s Garden, 60 Ideas to Make Any Garden Come Alive for Children by Molly Dannenmaier
Coleus: Rainbow Foliage for Containers and Gardens by Ray Rogers
A Color Atlas of Pests of Ornamental Trees, Shrubs, and Flowers by D. V. Alford, 1995


The Complete Guide to Saving Seeds by Robert E. Gough (Mid-Hudson Library system has it)


Container Gardening Tips by Jennifer Renjilian Morris, Taunton Press (Mid-Hudson Library system has it)


Creating Rain Gardens by Cleo Woelfle-Erskine and Apryl Uncapher (Mid-Hudson Library system has it)
Decoding Gardening Advice by Jeff Gillman
Designing with Plants by Piet Oudolf and Noël Kingsbury
The Deciduous Forests of North America (Blackburn Press) by Braun
Designing with Succulents by Debra Lee Baldwin
Dirr’s Hardy Trees and Shrubs, An Illustrated Encyclopedia by Michael A. Dirr
Diseases of Trees & Shrubs by WA Sinclair & HH Lyon
Down the Garden Path by Beverley Nichols
Down to Earth with Helen Dillon by Helen Dillon


The Encyclopedia of Container Plants: More Than 500 Outstanding Choices for Gardens by Ray Rogers


The Encyclopedia of Flowering Shrubs by Jim Gardiner


The Encyclopedia of Grasses for Livable Landscapes by Rick Darke
Evergreens: The Time Life Encyclopedia of Gardening by Crocket, James Underwood
Flora…A Gardener’s Encyclopedia Chief North American Consultant by Sean Hogan
400 Trees and Shrubs for Small Spaces by Diana M. Miller
Free Range Chicken Gardens by Jessi Bloom


Gardening for the Birds: How to Create a Bird-Friendly Backyard by George Adams (Mid-Hudson Library sytem has it)
Gardening With Ferns by Martin Rickard
Gaia’s Garden: A Guide to Home-scale Permaculture by Toby Hemenway


Grow More With Less: Sustainable Garden Methods: Less Water, Less Work, Less Money by Vincent A. Simeone (Mid-Hudson Library system has it)

Growing and Propagating Wildflowers by Cullina 
The Horticulture Gardener’s Guides: The Winter Garden by Jane Sterndale-Bennett
The Horticulture Gardener’s Guides: Perennials by Andrew McIndow and Kevin Hobbs
The Horticulture Gardener’s Guides: Planting for Color by Susan Chivers
I Garden: Urban Style by Reggie Solomon and Michael Nolan
The Land That Could Be by Shutkin 
Landscaping For Privacy: Innovative Ways to Turn Your Outdoor Space Into a Peaceful Retreat by Marty Wingate
Insects That Feed On Trees and Shrubs by Warren T Johnson & Howard H Lyon, 2nd Rev Ed
Manual of Woody Landscape Plants by Michael Dirr 
Mid-Atlantic Gardener’s Book of Lists by Bonnie Lee Appleton & Lois Trigg 
Native Alternatives to Invasive Plants by Burrell 
Native Ferns, Moss and Grasses by William Cullina (library system has copy)
Native Plants of the Northeast, A Guide for Gardening & Conservation by Donald J. Leopold
Native Trees, Shrubs and Vines by Cullina 
The Nature & Properties of Soils
, 10th Ed by Nyle C Brady


The New Low-maintenance Garden by Valerie Easton, Timber Press (Mid-Hudson Library system has it)
The New York/Mid-Atlantic Gardener’s Book of Lists by Bonnie Lee Appleton & Lois Trigg Chaplin
Noah’s Garden by Stein 
The Once and Future Forest (Island Press) by Sauer 
100 Easy to Grow Native Plants by Lorraine Johnson

The Organic Gardener’s Handbook of Natural Insect & Disease Control by BW Ellis & FM Bradley, eds Rodale


The Permaculture Handbook by Peter Bane (Mid-Hudson Library system has copy)
Planting the Dry Shade Garden: The Best Plants for the Pots in the Garden: Expert Design and Planting Techniques by Ray Rogers
Prairie-style Gardens by Lynn Steiner
The Pruning of Trees, Shrubs and Conifers (2nd Ed., rev & exp) by George E. Brown & Tony Kirkham
Rain Gardens: Managing water sustainably in the garden and designed landscape by Nigel Dunnett & Andy Clayden (Mid-Hudson Library system has it)
A Republic of Trees by Shutkin 
The Revolutionary Yardscape by Matthew Levesque
Right Plant, Right Place by Nicola Ferguson


The Secrets of Wildflowers by Jack Sanders


Small-Space Container Gardens by Fern Richardson
Solving Deer Problems by Peter Loewer 
Stonework: Building Rock Gardens, Walks, Walls, and Ornaments by Alan and Gill Bridgewater
Tending the Wild by M. Kat Anderson
The Time Life Encyclopedia of Gardening, Evergreens by Crocket, James Underwood


Toughest Spot in Your Garden by Graham Rice
The Truth About Organic Gardening: Benefits, Drawbacks And The Bottom Line by Jeff Gillman


The Ultimate Guide To Permaculture by Nicole Faires (Mid-Hudson Library system has copy)
Uncommon Fruits For Every Garden by Lee Reich (Mid-Hudson Library system has copy)
The Unsettling of America: Culture and Agriculture by Wendell Berry (Mid-Hudson Library has copy)


Viburnums by Michael A. Dirr (Mid-Hudson Library system has copy)
Weeds of the Northeast by Richard H Uva & Neal & DiTomaso


The Well-Designed Mixed Garden byTracy DiSabato-Aust (Mid-Hudson Library system has copy)
The Well-Tended Perennial Garden by Tracy DiSabato-Aust 
What’s Wrong With My Vegetable Garden? 100% Organic Solutions For All Your Vegetables…… by David Deardorf 
The Wild Gardener in the Wild Landscape (CT College only) by Kenfield 
Wildflowers of the Field and Forest by Clemants/Gracie 
The Wildlife Gardener’s Guide by Martinelli


Wild Urban Plants of the Northeast: A Field Guide by Peter Del Tredici (Mid-Hudson Library system has copy)


Worms Eat My Garbage by Mary Appelhof (Mid-Hudson Library system has copy)