Great Garden Books

The Cooking Light Pick Fresh Cookbook

by Seasonal Wisdom on December 16, 2013

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Even in winter you can eat delicious garden-fresh foods, such as this Bacon, Kale and Butternut Pasta that is just about to go in the oven. It’s from the Cooking Light Pick Fresh Cookbook, and this seasonal recipe is as delicious as it looks. Photo copyright Mary Beth Shaddix.

In this post, the author Mary Beth Shaddix shares the recipe for this ultimate “comfort food” with Seasonal Wisdom. She also explains what it’s like to run the kitchen garden that supplies Cooking Light, the nation’s largest epicurean magazine, with fresh herbs, vegetables and fruits for its recipe testing. Plus, you may even win a copy of her cookbook! But hurry—this giveaway ends at midnight on Dec. 20, 2013.  Congratulations to Wendy K. for winning the random drawing. Read the full article →

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Win Stocking Stuffers for Gardeners

by Seasonal Wisdom on December 19, 2011

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Sponsored Post: Enter to win great little gifts for your favorite gardener (or yourself!) from aHa! Modern Living. You’ll find these fun items are perfect for stuffing into Christmas stockings this holiday season. But hurry! This giveaway lasts only one day – December 19, 2011! Photo copyright Kevin O’Connor

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Part IV – Charlotte Germane Shares Great Garden Books

February 17, 2011
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Books in the garden. Photo by spakattacks. After visiting Seattle, Toronto, Philadelphia and Nova Scotia, this multi-part series has landed in Nevada City, California to hear more about how great garden books inspire writers.

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Part III – Robin Haglund Shares Favorite Garden Books

February 8, 2011
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Garden reference books are popular, but so are garden-related fiction and biographies. Photo by BrewBooks on Flickr. In an ongoing search for great garden books, this multi-part series has traveled everywhere from the city lights of Toronto (Part II) to remote Nova Scotia and historic Philadelphia (Part I).  This time, we’re heading to the Northwest, […]

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Part II – Helen Battersby Shares Favorite Garden Books

February 6, 2011
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With so many good gardening books, it’s hard to pick just one. Photo by ulle.b on Flickr. Spring is right around the corner, so it’s the perfect time to reach for a garden book. In Part I of this series, I traveled from the remote shores of Nova Scotia to a hundred-year-old Philadelphia neighborhood to learn about great garden books. This time, I turn to […]

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Part I – Favorite Garden Books of Jodi DeLong and Carole Browne

January 28, 2011
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Loads of books to read. Photo by maubrowncow on Flickr. On cold winter days nothing beats the pleasure of curling up with a good book and a hot drink. That’s especially true for gardeners … who must patiently wait until Mother Nature allows them to finally play in the dirt again. That’s why I asked some […]

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