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

Best Sellers: Gardening, April 1, 2014

Succulents Simplified

Titles in this area are Plantiful and include Succulents Simplified and Seedswap

A Family More Dysfunctional Than Yours | Memoir

Ah, the holidays. The time of year for twinkling lights, random acts of kindness, and generosity toward one’s fellow man. Or if that sounds more like a Hallmark Channel original movie than what you have planned for December (dodging cranky shoppers, shaking off passive-aggressive comments from family members, pretending to like ugly Christmas sweaters), then […]

Arts & Humanities Reviews | November 15, 2013

Reviews of Charming Gardeners, The President’s Devotional: The Daily Readings that Inspired President Obama, and Dr. J: The Autobiography, plus a full list of Arts & Humanities titles from the November 15, 2013 issue.

Science & Technology Reviews | October 1, 2013

Reviews of The New English Garden, Ingenious: A True Story of Invention, Automotive Daring, and the Race To Revive America, and The Land of the Five Flavors: A Cultural History of Chinese Cuisine, plus a full list of Science & Technology reviews from the October 1, 2013 issue.

Science & Technology Reviews | February 1, 2013

Reviews of Martin Crawford’s How To Grow Perenniel Vegetables, Kan Albala and Rosanna Nafziger Henderson’s The Lost Arts of Hearth and Home, and Siobhan Roberts’s Wind Wizard, plus a full list of science and technology reviews from the Feb. 1 issue.

Science & Technology Reviews | December 2012

Reviews of Margaret Roach’s The Backyard Parables, Andrzej Szczeklik’s Kore, and Best Food Writing 2012, plus a full list of science and technology reviews from the Dec. issue.

Science and Technology Reviews, August 2012

Reviews of David L. Culp’s The Layered Garden, Robyn Michele Levy’s Most of Me, and Jackson Landers’s Eating Aliens, plus a full list of science and technology reviews from the August issue.

A New Crop of Pot Books

by Tina Neville, Univ.of South Florida, St. Petersburg Lib. Campos, Isaac. Home Grown: Marijuana and the Origins of Mexico’s War on Drugs. Univ. of North Carolina. 2012. c.344p. illus. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780807835388. $39.95.    LAW Though controversy continues to surround the impact of Mexican drug trafficking on the United States, marijuana was considered extremely dangerous in […]