Best Gardening Books

You can have a beautiful flower garden but only if you do it right. They say that knowledge is power and that is very true in flower gardening. You can only make your flower garden a success if you are knowledgeable about the craft. Books are excellent sources of information about flower gardening. As such, here are our top picks for the best flower gardening books every gardener must have.

The Big Book of Flower Gardening: A Guide to Growing Beautiful Annuals, Perennials, Bulbs, and Roses

This book was authored way back in 1997, but its contents are still relevant today. This book gives a concise guide on how to care for the different types of flowers. The flowers are classified according to their frequency of growth.

This book also covers how to care for specific flowers like buds or roses. It also discusses how to plant flowers, how to care for them, and how to maintain your garden as a whole. This book is available as hardbound or spiral-bound. There are also updated versions wherein the information was updated to a timelier manner.

Cool Flowers: How to Grow and Enjoy Long-Blooming Hardy Annual Flowers Using Cool Weather Techniques

This book is written by expert flower grower Lisa Ziegler. It capitalizes on the spring season to grow beautiful flowers. The book features thirty long-blooming spring flowers. These flowers thrive better in the cooler season as compared to waiting for summer. These flowers are also very low-maintenance.

This book is available in a Kindle version and in a hardbound version. It also contains a lot of photographs to cater to visual learners.

The Well-Tended Perennial Garden

This book became a favorite because of its clear guides. The pages spew step-by-step advice that can help you tend to your perennial flowers. This is perfect for beginners and enthusiasts who are just getting started. This book covers everything involved in the care for perennial plants, like deadheading, thinning, and pinching. You can follow these steps and you’ll have a beautiful garden in no time.

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