26 books — 10 voters
Horticulture has been defined as the agriculture of plants, mainly for food, materials, comfort and beauty. According to American horticulturist Liberty Hyde Bailey, "Horticulture is the growing of flowers, fruits and vegetables, and of plants for ornament and fancy." A more precise definition can be given as "The cultivation, processing, and sale of fruits, nuts, vegetables, and ornamental plants as well as many additional services". It also includes plant conservation, landscape restoration, soil management, landscape and garden design, construction and maintenance, and arboriculture. In con ...more
“ Working in garden is like digging knowledge from the earth. ”
“ Watching gardeners label their plants I vow with all beings to practice the old horticulture and let plants identify me. ”
Welcome to CZBG's Sustainability Book Club. We will read books based on conservation, sustainabi…more
[close] Welcome to CZBG's Sustainability Book Club. We will read books based on conservation, sustainability, animal behavior and other relevant topics throughout the year. Be prepared to learn, grow and be moved by our selections and discussions!
21 members, last active 5 years ago
[close] One the world's more desirable and yet most rare climate designations is the mediterranean climate, which includes the Mediterranean, California, South and Western Australia, Central Chile, and the Western Cape of South Africa. Because of it's rarity, it can be hard to find locate garden books appropriate to this unique climate.
4 members, last active 8 years ago
This group was created to share information about books and films about the environment. All are…more
[close] This group was created to share information about books and films about the environment. All are welcome to participate and share information that is helpful to the protection of our environment.
23 members, last active 3 months ago
A community of GFS volunteer and staff readers gathering to learn, explore, imagine, connect, an…more
[close] A community of GFS volunteer and staff readers gathering to learn, explore, imagine, connect, and grow through intentional reading that cultivates a more conscious, compassionate, and curious way of being and living in relationship with ourselves, others, and the natural world.
2 members, last active 2 years ago