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On Guerrilla Gardening

by Richard Reynolds Bloomsbury Publishing (July 31, 2014)

On Guerrilla Gardening is an activist's call to arms to all citizens - green-fingered, green-thinking or curious - to join the revolution of guerrilla gardening: transforming public space into oases of colour...

Urban Agriculture: Ideas and Designs for the New Food Revolution

by David Tracey New Society Publishers (April 26, 2011)

The new food revolution happening right where you live

The Urban Garden

by Jeremy N. Smith, Bill McKibben, Chad Harder & Sepp Jannotta Skyhorse (October 21, 2014)

Fifteen people—plus a class of first graders—tell how local food, farms, and gardens changed their lives and their community...and how they can change yours, too.

Urban Farming Handbook includes:

• Fifteen...

Bokashi Composting: Scraps to Soil in Weeks

by Adam Footer New Society Publishers (December 16, 2013)

The safe, clean, and convenient way to compost all your food scraps.

Raising Goats Naturally: The Complete Guide to Milk, Meat and More

by Deborah Niemann New Society Publishers (September 23, 2013)

Produce your own milk, cheese, meat, fiber, fertilizer and more

Pure Poultry: Living Well with Heritage Chickens, Turkeys and Ducks

by Victoria Redhed Miller New Society Publishers (October 21, 2013)

Hatching a sustainable life with heritage poultry

Browsing Nature's Aisles: A Year of Foraging for Wild Food in the Suburbs

by Wendy Brown & Eric Brown New Society Publishers (September 23, 2013)

Mud clams, knotweed, and plants that bite back – one family’s adventures in suburban foraging

EAT UP: The Inside Scoop on Rooftop Agriculture

by Lauren Mandel New Society Publishers (April 26, 2013)

From roof to table – urban food has reached new heights.

Earth Repair: A Grassroots Guide to Healing Toxic and Damaged Landscapes

by Leila Darwish New Society Publishers (May 31, 2013)

Resistance is fertile – bioremediation techniques to heal the earth.


by Peter Chan Skyhorse (May 06, 2014)

For everyone from beginners to masters, the one essential book to growing, grooming, and caring for your bonsai tree.

Bonsai is the ancient craft of carefully regulating the growth and shape of trees in order...

The Mini Farming Handbook

by Brett L. Markham Skyhorse (May 06, 2014)

Bestselling author Brett Markham’s new handbook gives us the mini farming basics along with in-depth tips on vegetable gardening, fermenting, composting, and self-sufficiency in a handy new format and design....

Paradise Lot: Two Plant Geeks, One-Tenth of an Acre, and the Making of an Edible Garden Oasis in the City

by Eric Toensmeier & Jonathan Bates Chelsea Green Publishing (February 08, 2013)

When Eric Toensmeier and Jonathan Bates moved into a duplex in a run-down part of Holyoke, Massachusetts, the tenth-of-an-acre lot was barren ground and bad soil, peppered with broken pieces of concrete, asphalt,...

Food Not Lawns: How to Turn Your Yard into a Garden and Your Neighborhood into a Community

by Heather Jo Flores & Toby Hemenway Chelsea Green Publishing (October 15, 2006)

Gardening can be a political act. Creativity, fulfillment, connection, revolution—it all begins when we get our hands in the dirt.

Food Not Lawns combines practical wisdom on ecological design and community-building...

Air Plant Care and Design

by Ryan Lesseig & Meriel Lesseig Skyhorse (August 16, 2016)

Air plants, also known as tillandsia, are some of the easiest plants to grow, which helps explain why they’re popping up in stores across the country and appearing in magazines, on blogs, and all over Pinterest....

Continuous Container Gardens

by Roanne Robbins & Sara Begg Townsend Storey Publishing, LLC (March 30, 2012)

Extend the life of your container garden beyond the summer months with an innovative system created by Sara Begg Townsend and Roanne Robbins. Beginning with a central woody plant, garden ornament, or eye-catching...

Small-Space Container Gardens

by Fern Richardson Timber Press (June 27, 2012)

Small? Yes. A concrete slab populated with plastic chairs and an abandoned grill? Not anymore.

Small-Space Container Gardens layers practical gardening fundamentals with creative solutions, encouraging us...

The Speedy Vegetable Garden

by Mark Diacono & Lia Leendertz Timber Press (January 15, 2012)

Typically, vegetable gardening is about the long view: peas sown in spring aren't harvested until summer, and tomatoes started indoors in February can't be eaten until July. But it's not true for all plants....

The New Rules of the Roost

by Robert Litt & Hannah Litt Timber Press (July 10, 2018)

“The Litts offer the best organic methods for keeping backyard chickens safe and healthy.” —Gail Damerow, author of The Guide to Raising Chickens

The New Rules of the Roost goes beyond the basics and...

The Less Is More Garden

by Susan Morrison Timber Press (February 07, 2018)

“Big ideas for your small garden.” —Garden Design

When it comes to gardens, bigger isn’t always better, and The Less Is More Garden shows you how to take advantage of every square foot of space. Designer...

Small-Space Vegetable Gardens

by Andrea Bellamy Timber Press (February 04, 2016)

“Size matters! Andrea Bellamy shares creative ways to grow a wide array of vegetables, fruits, and herbs in diminutive settings, year-round.” —Debra Prinzing, author, speaker, and podcaster


Start a Community Food Garden

by LaManda Joy Timber Press (December 30, 2014)

Recommended by the American Community Gardening Association

Community gardening enhances the fabric of towns and cities through social interactions and accessibility to fresh food, creating an enormously positive...

Radical Regenerative Gardening and Farming

by Frank Holzman Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (January 02, 2018)

Radical Regenerative Gardening and Farming informs and inspires gardeners, and farmers, who wish to bring quality and integrity into their work with the land. It is about developing close relationships with...

A New Garden Ethic

by Benjamin Vogt New Society Publishers (September 01, 2017)

As human-made climate change and mass extinction impacts the world's ability to function, we will be called upon to garden the planet more actively. Native plants in home, business, and public landscapes will...

Worms at Work

by Crystal Stevens New Society Publishers (June 23, 2017)

Worms play a vital role in soil health, soil fertility and ultimately, the yield of a garden. Designed as a straightforward, easy-to-use handbook, Worms at Work is a no-fuss guide to creating and harnessing...

A New Garden Ethic

by Benjamin Vogt New Society Publishers (September 11, 2017)

As human-made climate change and mass extinction impacts the world’s ability to function, we will be called upon to garden the planet more actively. Native plants in home, business, and public landscapes will...

The Food Lover's Garden

by Jenni Blackmore New Society Publishers (March 31, 2017)

Grow it, cook it, eat it! From the vegetable patch to the dinner table

Put off by the origin-unknown, not-so-fresh, pesticide-laden offerings at the grocery store? Hungry for delicious high-quality veg and fragrant...

Allotted Views

by K. D. Grace Sweetmeats Press (December 01, 2012)

In Allotted Views by K.D. Grace a nosey gardener is treated to a raunchy ritual through her bedroom window.

Allotted Views

by K. D. Grace & John LaChatte Sweetmeats Press (October 31, 2011)

In Allotted Views by K.D. Grace a nosey gardener is treated to a raunchy ritual through her bedroom window. Illustrated versions illustrated by John LaChatte.

From Container to Kitchen

by D.J. Herda New Society Publishers (April 01, 2010)

More and more people are recognizing the need for nutritious, local, sustainable food, but organic options can be costly, and the produce sections of most supermarkets are packed with fruits and vegetables that...

The Urban Food Revolution

by Peter Ladner New Society Publishers (November 15, 2011)

Our reliance on industrial agriculture has resulted in a food supply riddled with hidden environmental, economic, and health care costs and beset by rising food prices. With only a handful of corporations responsible...

The Permaculture City

by Toby Hemenway Chelsea Green Publishing (July 17, 2015)

Permaculture is more than just the latest buzzword; it offers positive solutions for many of the environmental and social challenges confronting us. And nowhere are those remedies more needed and desired than...

Singapore: City of Gardens

by William Warren & Luca Invernizzi Tettoni Periplus Editions (November 27, 2012)

Although best known as a sprawling metropolis, most visitors to Singapore marvel at the greenness of it all.

Wide boulevards shaded by venerable Rain Trees, interconnecting parks displaying a huge variety of...


by Ian Giesbrecht Microcosm Publishing (September 13, 2016)

Want to enjoy delicious, homegrown food year-round? Sprouts offers an accessible, holistic, and unique guide to incorporating microgreens and sprouted foods into any lifestyle. In the modern age, many of us...

Street Farm: Growing Food, Jobs, and Hope on the Urban Frontier

by Michael Ableman Chelsea Green Publishing (August 17, 2016)

Street Farm is the inspirational account of residents in the notorious Low Track in Vancouver, British Columbia-one of the worst urban slums in North America-who joined together to create an urban farm as a...

My Empire of Dirt

by Manny Howard Scribner (April 27, 2010)

For seven months, Manny Howard—a lifelong urbanite—woke up every morning and ventured into his eight-hundred-square-foot backyard to maintain the first farm in Flatbush, Brooklyn, in generations. His goal...

The Urban Farmer: Growing Food for Profit on Leased and Borrowed Land

by Curtis Stone New Society Publishers (December 01, 2015)

Strategies and techniques for making a living with intensive food production in small spaces