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Books

Gardening and Florida Native Plant Books

The Florida Native Plant Society maintains an extensive list of books about native plants. FNPS is covered by Amazon Smile. If you click on a link from their website, FNPS receives a supporting donation. Where appropriate the links on the page connect to the FNPS Amazon Smile purchase option. The following list and the FNPS list are not exactly the same.

The Zen of Florida Gardening by Lucy Tobias
This author recently contacted us about her book which contains a section of The Villages.

Bringing Nature Home Douglas W. Tallamy Native gardening and biodiversity matter. Learn about alien plants and the problems they bring. Is the home gardener the answer? Recommended by EVERYONE!

Books by Doug Tallamy

Recommended by guest speaker Robert Stamp.

Books written by Speaker Ginny Stibolt

Books written by speaker Craig Huegel

Noah’s Garden: Restoring The Ecology of Our Own Back Yards. 1993. Sara Stein. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, New York, NY

Plant information specific to Florida

Books written by speaker Dr. Walter Kingsley Taylor

Recommended by speaker Gail Hansen

The New Low-Maintenance Garden: How to Have a Beautiful, Productive Garden and the Time to Enjoy It By Valerie Easton Photographs by Jacqueline Koch Timber Press
Available on unlimited Kindle, Lake County Library You Tube Trailer

Beautiful No-Mow Yards: 50 Amazing Lawn Alternatives, Mar 6, 2012 by Evelyn J. Hadden
The book is available from Sumter County LIbrary

Lawn Gone! by Pam Penick

Recommended by Florida Wildlife Foundation
 


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