References, Further Reading . . .


References, Readings, Websites

This is not a definitive bibliography, just some suggestions and ideas if you wish to delve further into any of the topics on my website or blog. Check your local library’s on-line catalog--there are hundreds of books on these subjects. Of course, there’s always google . . .

Garden and Landscape Design, Special Gardens

Magazines: Fine Gardening and Garden Design, Country Living

Sunset’s Western Garden Book, Western Landscaping, and Landscaping Illustrated

Barron, Pattie. Create a Mediterranean Garden. Lorenz Books. London. 1999.

Barron, Pattie. The Low-Water No-Water Garden. Lorenz Books. 2008.

Better Homes and Gardens. Home Landscaping. Meredith Books. Des Moines IA. 1996.

Bisgrove, Richard. The Gardens of Gertrude Jekyll. UC Press. UC Berkeley. 1992.

Country Living. Country Gardens. Hearst Books, NY. 1993.

Damrosch, Barbara. Theme Gardens. Workman Publishing. NY. 1982

Daniels, Stevie. The Wild Lawn Handbook. Macmillan. NY. 1995.

Dobbs, Liz and Sarah Wood. Garden Makeovers. Time-Life Books. Alexandria VA. 2000

Easton, Valerie. The NEW Low-Maintenance Garden. Timber Press. Portland OR. 2009.

Edinger, Philip. Ground Covers. Sunset Books. 1991.

Ellis, Barbara W. Covering Ground. Storey Publishing. 2007.

Fine Garden Design Guide. Landscaping Your Home. 2001.

Greenlee, John. The American Meadow Garden. Timber Press. Portland OR, 2009.

Hayward, Gordon. The Welcoming Garden. Gibbs, Smith Publishers. Salt Lake City. 2006.

Johnson, Eric A. and Scott Millard. How to Grow the Wildflowers. Millard Publishing Services. Tucson. 1993

Mchoy, Peter and Tessa Evelegh. Garden Planning and Design. Lorenz Books. London. 2006.

Primeau, Liz. Front Yard Gardens: Growing More Than Grass. Firefly Books. Toronto. 2003.

Smith, Katie Lamar. Ortho’s All About Ground Covers. Meredith Books. 2001

Swenson, Allan A. The Everything Landscaping Book. Adams Media Corp. Avon MA. 2003.


Dunn, Jon L. Field Guide to the Birds of North America. National Geographic Society. 1999.

Kress, Stephen W. The Bird Garden. National Audobon Society. 1995.

MacAvoy, Margaret and Pat Kite. The Bird Lover’s Garden. 2000.

Ortho’s All About Attracting Hummingbirds and Butterflies. Meredith Books. 2001

Sonder, Ben. Hummingbirds. Courage Books. 1999.

The Hummingbird Society.

The National Audubon Society.

The National Wildlife Federation.