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Current Obsessions: 10 Books Every Gardener Should Read

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Current Obsessions: 10 Books Every Gardener Should Read

August 11, 2012

10 Books Every Gardener Should Read:

Here&#8\2\17;s our stack of \10 must-read books for gardeners. Photograph by Clare Coulson.
Above: Here’s our stack of 10 must-read books for gardeners. Photograph by Clare Coulson.
  • A peek at the garden porn that’s inside The Wilder Quarterly, via You Are the River:
  • The Flora of Iraq: coming soon to a bookstore near you? Via Garden Design.
  • Big praise for a lovely little book about flowers that a friend just gave me, via January Magazine. (And then get your own copy of Flora: An Illustrated History of the Garden Flower, via Amazon.)
  • The Top 5 Gardening Books of 2012 (so far), via The Guardian.
  • Comic artist Daniel Clowes, on what turned him from a Midwestern boy into a Californian (sorry, Chicago), via Sunset.
  • What if Thomas Jefferson came back as a ghost, seeking news of what he loved most? Via Monticello.

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