What are the best gardening books? It is always useful, pleasant and energizing to work on your garden. In this article, we’ll give you the 10 best gardening books. Read along…

The best books ever written about gardening

We start our recommendations with the top 10 best books about Gardening of all time. This list has been updated this year, including all the recent titles.

Best Books About GardeningAuthor
The Complete Gardener Monty Don
 Week-by-Week Vegetable Gardener’s Handbook. Perfectly Timed Gardening for Your Most Bountiful Harvest EverJennifer Kujawski, Ron Kujawski
Plantopedia: The Definitive Guide to HouseplantsLauren Camilleri and Sophia Kaplan
Floret Farm’s Cut Flower Garden: Grow, Harvest, and Arrange Stunning Seasonal Blooms (Gardening Book for Beginners, Floral Design and Flower Arranging Book)Erin Benzakein and Julie Chai
RHS Gardening Through the YearIan Spence
All New Square Foot GardeningMel Bartholomew
The Well-Tended Perennial Garden: The Essential Guide to Planting and Pruning Techniques, Third EditionTracy DiSabato-Aust
We Made a GardenMargery Fish
Field Guide to Urban Gardening: How to Grow Plants, No Matter Where You Live: Raised Beds • Vertical Gardening • Indoor Edibles • Balconies and Rooftops •  HydroponicsKevin Espiritu
Vertical Gardening: Grow Up, Not Out, for More Vegetables and Flowers in Much Less SpaceDerek Fell

The updated top 10 list: the best books about gardening

Growing and Using Herbs and Spices (Dover Books on Herbs, Farming and Gardening)

Homegrown herbs taste better than the ones you buy from the grocery store. They are just more fresh and still crisp. This handbook will teach you how to grow your favorite herbs and spices, when to use them and when to harvest them.

ESSENTIAL GUIDE ON PLANT PROPAGATION : The Essential Guide To Plant Propagation

We can advise this second title on our top ten list to anyone who wishes to propagate plants. Propagation is a good method to multiply plants, and knowing how to do it, can save you money and enjoy more of your loveliest plants.

On Guerrilla Gardening: A Handbook for Gardening without Boundaries

Have you ever noticed spaces in your city or town that are not used in any way and could use a little green? Transform those spaces by doing guerrilla gardening. Add a little color, plant something that gives you fruits or nuts, and the world will be a better place with your efforts.

Organic Gardening: 2 Books in 1: The Complete Guide on How to Start Your Own Organic Vegetable Garden, How to Build a Greenhouse and Grow Your Own Food All Year Round

We like this set of two books, because they give you everything you need when you want to start gardening. The first book is on organic gardening and its main principles, the second book tells you how a greenhouse can give you produce all year instead of just in summer.

Raised Bed Gardening: 5 Books bundle on Growing Vegetables In Raised Beds & Containers

This is a set of five books that originate from James Paris’ gardening blog. The set includes three books on raised bed gardening, one book on container gardening, and one book specifically on growing tomatoes in containers.

The Old Farmer’s Almanac Vegetable Gardener’s Handbook (Old Farmer’s Almanac (Paperback))

If you love gardening and you want to turn a part of your garden into a vegetable plot, then we recommend reading ‘The Old Farmer’s  Almanac’. You will find practical advice and useful tips on every phase of vegetable gardening.

The Vegetable Gardener’s Bible, 2nd Edition: Discover Ed’s High-Yield W-O-R-D System for All North American Gardening Regions: Wide Rows, Organic Methods, Raised Beds, Deep Soil 

This book focuses more on wide rows and raised beds in combination with organic gardening, and it is mainly written for North American regions.

Encyclopedia of Garden Plants for Every Location: Featuring More Than 3,000 Plants

Whatever your type of soil is, there is something for every garden in this book. There are over 3,000 plants in this encyclopedia, which makes it a reference guide for every garden lover.

Raised Bed Gardening for Beginners: Everything You Need to Know to Start and Sustain a Thriving Garden

Do you want make your own raised beds to start your garden? There are vegetables, fruits and herbs that work well in a raised garden bed, and this book will tell you all about how to build a raised bed and what to grow in it. No previous experience needed.

The Backyard Homestead: Produce all the food you need on just a quarter acre! 

Homesteading is becoming more and more popular, and many people want to escape the rat race to buy a piece of land, grow their own food, and have their own livestock. ‘The Backyard Homestead’ makes it possible without moving hours and hours away from civilization.

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