How to - Organic Gardening

Green resources

A compendium of books and websites for the earth-friendly gardener.

Butterflies & bees

Bees: Nature's Little Wonders
 by Candace Savage, Greystone Books, 144 pages, hardcover, $28.

Butterflies and Moths of North America

Butterflies of Canada: Canadian Biodiversty Information Facility

Mindful of Butterflies
by Bernard Jackson & Valerie Baines, Book Guild Ltd., 160 pages, hardcover, $64.89.

Monarch Watch

North American Butterfly Association

North American Pollinator Protection Campaign

Pollination Canada

Green design

Ann Lovejoy's Organic Garden Design School: Guide to Creating Your Own Beautiful, Easy-Care Garden
by Ann Lovejoy, Rodale Inc., 288 pages, paper, $25.95.

Green Roof - A Case Study: Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates' Design for the Headquarters of the American Society of Landscape Architects
by Christian Werthmann, Princeton Architectural Press, 160 pages, hardcover, $49.95.

Natural Landscaping: Gardening With Nature To Create A Backyard Paradise
by Sally Roth, Rodale Inc., 256 pages, hardcover, $55.62.

Perfect Plant Perfect Place
by Roy Lancaster, Dorling Kindersley Ltd., 448 pages, paper, $45.

Plant-Driven Design: Creating Gardens That Honor Plants, Place, and Spirit
by Scott Ogden & Lauren Springer Ogden, Timber Press, 284 pages, hardcover, $47.95.

Planting Green Roofs and Living Walls
by Nigel Dunnett & Noel Kingsbury, Timber Press (revised & updated edition), 336 pages, hardcover, $47.95. 

Lorraine Flanigan is a freelance writer and editor with a passion for gardening. You can read her personal gardening journal at City Gardening.


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