Reading List

I have shelves of gardening books, but there are a few favorites I go back to time and again. A couple of these are out of print, but used editions are often available online. My recommended gardening books are:

“Louisiana Gardener’s Guide” by Dan Gill and Joe White; Thomas Nelson

“Passalong Plants” by Steve Bender and Felder Rushing; University of North Carolina Press

“Month-by-Month Gardening in Louisiana” by Dan Gill; Thomas Nelson

“The Southern Living Garden Book” published by Oxmoor House

“Perennial Garden Color: Perennials, Cottage Gardens, Old Roses, and Companion Plants” by William C. Welch; Taylor Trade Publishing

“Identification, Selection and Use of Southern Plants for Landscape Design” by Neil G. Odenwald and James R. Turner; Claitor’s Publishing Division

“Garden Bulbs for the South” by Scott Ogden; Timber Press

“Landscaping with Antique Roses” by Liz Druitt and G. Michael Shoup; Taunton Press

“The Southern Gardeners Book of Lists” by Lois Trigg Chaplin; published by Taylor Trade Publishing

“Gardening with Native Plants of the South” by Sally Wasowski; Taylor Trade Publishing

 

 

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