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Pilgrim at Tinker Creek
Annie Dillard
Vampires in the Lemon Grove: Stories
Karen Russell
The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August
Claire North
Moral Tribes: Emotion, Reason, and the Gap Between Us and Them
Joshua Greene
The Wisdom Of The Myths: How Greek Mythology Can Change Your Life
Luc Ferry

Container Gardening For Dummies

Container Gardening for Dummies - Bill Marken, Suzanne DeJohn, National Gardening Association Gardening explained. Not only did this book teach how to care for plants, it explained why a factor is beneficial or harmful to the plant's health. I learn best not by memorizing a bunch of dos and don'ts, but by understanding the logic behind how to make choices. This book did an excellent job of explaining that logic, covering both basic principles and practical specifics. The container aspect eliminated a lot of the ground soil analysis and garden bed preparation, which allowed me as a beginner to focus on learning everything else. I feel more confident buying and growing houseplants, vegetable gardens and herbs, and planting pretty flowers outside. I am so excited to start my three chosen planting projects from the suggestions and the end of the text. My only complaint is that the color photos promised throughout the text of the book were missing in the Kindle version.