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Here’s a list of the gardening books we’ve written.

Niki Jabbour book Growing Under CoverGrowing Under Cover
Techniques for a More Productive, Weather-Resistant, Pest-Free Garden
By Niki Jabbour

Coming December 2020! 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 row covers, shade cloth, low tunnels, cold frames, hoophouses, and other protective structures to create controlled growing spaces for vegetables to thrive. Photographed in her own super-productive garden, Jabbour highlights the many benefits of using protective covers to plant earlier, eliminate pests, and harvest a healthier, heartier bounty year round. With enthusiasm, inventive techniques, and proven, firsthand knowledge, this book provides invaluable advice from a popular and widely respected gardening authority. Pre-Order Now


Plant Partners
Science-Based Companion Planting Strategies for the Vegetable Garden 
By Jessica Walliser

Coming December 2020! Companion planting has a long history of use by gardeners, but the explanation of why it works has been filled with folklore and conjecture. Plant Partners delivers a research-based rationale for this ever-popular growing technique, offering gardeners dozens of ways they can use scientifically tested plant partnerships to benefit the garden as a whole. Through an enhanced understanding of how plants interact with and influence each other, this guide suggests specific plant combinations that growers can use to improve soil health and weed control, decrease pest damage, and increase biodiversity, resulting in real and measurable impacts in the garden. Pre-Order Now


Gardening Your Front Yard book cover

Gardening Your Front Yard
Projects and Ideas for Big & Small Spaces
By Tara Nolan

With her unique combination of DIY and gardening expertise, Tara weaves you past the main pitfalls you may encounter when trying to fit a garden or gardens between your home and the street, while providing inspiring ideas. This comprehensive book shows how to accomplish easy hardscaping projects, presents the possibilities of sustainable concepts, like rain gardens, inspires readers to plant for pollinators, demonstrates how to plant a sedum carpet on a driveway, and shows how to make your own raised beds, a trash bin cover with a rooftop garden, a pollinator palace, and more. Buy Now


Compact plants for small gardens

Gardener’s Guide to Compact Plants
Edibles and Ornamentals for Small-space Gardening
By Jessica Walliser

If you’re searching for plants that require less space and reduced day-to-day maintenance, dwarf shrubs and other compact plants to the rescue! With little to no pruning required, columnar trees, dwarf shrubs, mini veggies, short-statured perennials, and other compact plants fill a much-needed niche. In the Gardener’s Guide to Compact Plants, you’ll discover fantastic, brand new dwarf and compact plant varieties you didn’t even know existed. Buy Now


Veggie Garden Remix by Niki Jabber

Niki Jabbour’s Veggie Garden Remix 

238 New Plants to Shake Up Your Garden and Add Variety, Flavor, and Fun 
With her lively “Like this? Then try this!” approach, Niki encourages you to expand your repertoire to try awesome global, heirloom, and unusual veggies. She presents detailed growing information for each plant, along with fun facts and plant history. Be prepared to have your mind expanded and catch Jabbour’s contagious enthusiasm for experimentation and fun in the garden. Buy Now


Container gardening book

Container Gardening Complete 
Creative Projects for Growing Vegetables and Flowers in Small Spaces
By Jessica Walliser

Whether you are growing vegetables, fruits, or flowers on an apartment balcony; creating a small vegetable garden for personal use; or decorating steps and walkways, Container Gardening Complete has everything you need to know to be successful.This is the best, most complete book on the market for container gardening. Buy Now


Raised Bed RevolutionRaised Bed Revolution
Built It, Fill It, Plant it… Garden Anywhere!
By Tara Nolan

Raised bed gardening is the fastest-growing garden strategy today, and Raised Bed Revolution is its ultimate guidebook. The book includes information about size requirements for constructing raised beds, height suggestions, types of materials you can use, and creative tips for fitting the maximum garden capacity into small spaces—including vertical gardening. Enhanced with gorgeous photography, this book covers subjects such as growing-medium options, rooftop gardening, cost-effective gardening solutions, planting tips, watering strategies, and more.  Buy Now


Groundbreaking Food Gardens by Niki Jabber

Groundbreaking Food Gardens
73 Plans That Will Change The Way You Grow Your Garden
By Niki Jabbour

Vegetable gardens can be designed for flavor AND fun! Niki Jabbour has collected 73 plans for novel and inspiring food gardens from her favorite superstar gardeners, including Jessica Walliser, Amy Stewart, Amanda Thomsen, Barbara Pleasant, Dave DeWitt, and Jessi Bloom. Buy Now


The Year-Round Vegetable Gardener by Niki Jabbour

The Year-Round Vegetable Gardener
How To Grow Your Own Food 365 Days a Year, No Matter Where You Live
By Niki Jabbour

The first frost used to be the end of the vegetable gardening season — but not anymore! In The Year-Round Vegetable Gardener, Nova Scotia–based gardener and writer Niki Jabbour shares her secrets for harvesting homegrown food during every month of the year. Winner of the 2011 American Horticultural Society Book Award. Buy Now


Attracting Beneficial Bugs to Your Garden by Jessica Walliser

Attracting Beneficial Bugs to Your Garden
A Natural Approach to Pest Control
By Jessica Walliser

New Updated Edition Coming Soon! Attracting Beneficial Bugs to Your Garden is a book about bugs and plants, and how to create a garden that benefits from both. In addition to information on companion planting and commercial options for purchasing bugs, there are 19 detailed bug profiles and 39 plant profiles. Winner of the 2014 American Horticultural Society Book Award. Buy Now


Good Bug Bad Bug by Jessica Walliser

Good Bug, Bad Bug
Who’s Who, What They Do, and How to Manage Them Organically
By Jessica Walliser

A comprehensive guide including 24 of the most destructive garden pests and 14 powerful beneficial insects to help battle them. Buy Now


Gardening Complete

Gardening Complete 
How to Best Grow Vegetables, Flowers, and Other Outdoor Plants (Now available for pre-order)
By Tara Nolan, Jessica Walliser, and others

Gardening Complete is a practical book that demonstrates how to accomplish the routine activities of gardening, including: planning and planting your garden, essential care for the garden during the growing season, dealing with pests and diseases, and harvesting fruits and vegetables. Gardening Complete is a self-contained manual for gardening skills and information in all regions. Buy Now


3 Responses to Buy Our Books

  1. Kelly Glennie says:

    Loved the book The Year-Round Vegetable Gardener, it’s my favourite resource for Canadian vegetable gardening! And I have a lot of gardening books (according to my husband anyways). Just wanted to say thanks.

  2. Elysa says:

    I’d love to get Attracting Beneficial Bugs to Your Garden, but Amazon says it’s out of print. Any chance of another run soon?

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