Gardening | Best Sellers, March 2016


Gardening with Less Water; Plants from Pits; What’s Wrong with My Houseplant?

Gardens of the Rich and Powerful | LJ Reviews


Paradise and Plenty will satisfy garden historians and professional gardeners; McDowell unearths little-known stories and vivid details to illuminate important personalities and provide insight into our gardening past

Use Less, Grow More | LJ Reviews


A varied range of scalable options for growers of all types committed to the exploration and use of optimal water-sparing techniques, a guide for gardeners who are serious about vegetable production

Pepper Pot | LJ Reviews


Home gardeners as well as avid chili heads will appreciate the vast quantity of peppers covered in The Field Guide to Peppers; Maguire offers a taste of the spice culture that is sure to lure many to the hot side

Genealogical Research Practices, Cultivating Cannabis 101, and an Introduction to Islam | Reference Reviews, May 1, 2015


Baxter’s volume is great for genealogical collections; Cervantes’s Cannabis Encyclopedia is essential for those wishing to grow their own cannabis; Hillenbrand’s introductory text covering Islam is recommended

Gardening, April 2015 | Best Sellers


Petite growing with Small-Space Vegetable Gardens and The Postage Stamp Vegetable Garden

Nonfiction on John Stuart Mill, Religious Relics, Gardening, Anne Frank | Xpress Reviews


On Mill and foreign policy, for readers interested in Christian antiquities, snap up this book for their green-thumb patrons, a riveting, multidimensional portrait of Anne Frank

Topics in Criminal Justice, Time and Navigation, Biblical Studies, plus Caesar’s Era, Short Takes | Reference Reviews, March 1, 2015


The 1910s from the standpoint of American lives and families, the definite but often overlooked link between time and place, a relatively new field in biblical studies, an introduction to Caesar’s world, family, friends, and enemies.

Hoping for Spring Gardens: Inspiration, Reference, and Guidance | Wyatt’s World


In spite of the snow blanketing much of the country, gardens are getting ready to bloom. Here are five books to raise the spirits and prepare readers for the abundance to come.

Political Leadership, Hot Flashes, the Penal System, Being a Gardener, & Homesteading | Xpress Reviews


Myths of political leadership, cooling off hot flashes, crime and punishment, Kennedy’s life as a gardener, an enjoyable read on homesteading