Gardening Books for Winter Reading and Gifting – 1 of 4

Let’s Build Something! Face it, electronic books are fine for fiction, but when it comes to plant care or DIY (Do It Yourself) I want a real printed book with pages that I can mark, text that is easy to refer back to, and plenty of pictures to stimulate my imagination and show me what a project or plant should look like when done or grown. Steps along the way are nice too. With this in mind, here are three books with many great ideas of things to make for your outdoor space. You can purchase these books from your local independent bookseller like Antigone Books or Mostly Books – both in Tucson (on Small Biz Saturday!). If you don’t live in Tucson, check out this site for independent booksellers near you.  You could also buy these books online from the publisher (on Cyber Monday) links provided.   Garden Builder…

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Pecans for Planting Now

Pecans bear the scientific name Carya illinoinensis. Despite having “Illinois” in the scientific name, pecan trees can be grown well in much of the Southwest. Pecan trees are large at…