Gardens of California ® LLC 
Bridget Guzzi, Owner
PO BOX 3773, San Ramon, California 94583
btg@gardensofcalifornia.com
925-698-6222
SHOP: http://shop.gardensofcalifornia.com

Welcome

Library

Welcome neighbors and friends to my small library of books I have collected over the years. If you are in the San Ramon area and would like to borrow one of these please contact me at 925-698-6222 or btg@gardensofcalifornia.com to schedule a time for you to pick up the book and  sign it out.  I ask only that you return the books within a reasonable amount of time. Copies of Gardens of California Garden Books are also available at the San Ramon Library and are available for sale as are other more current books listed here.

The titles are listed in no special order of importance. Happy gardening, Bridget

Our First Garden, A Gardens of California Garden Book, Bridget Guzzi

A delightful story about a father and son who start their first home edible garden together. From planning to growing, harvesting to giving thanks, they inspire and encourage us to follow along in their garden footsteps. 2012



A Food Secret Just For You, A Gardens of California Garden Book, Bridget Guzzi

Brings awareness to the healthy and holistic rewards of growing and eating homegrown food while contemplating the potential lack of rewards when eating unhealthy food. From pouting to smiling the children in this book have a secret to share with you. 2012



Soleirolia soleirolii, Baby Tears, A Gardens of California Garden Book, Bridget Guzzi

Soleirolia soleirolii is an enchanting story about a 3 year old boy and his mother as he journeys through a time of happiness, to a time of sadness, and back to a time of happiness once again, all through the a garden / seed journey. 2012



THOUGHTFUL Gardening, Robin Lane Fox

Combining a principled view of the craft of gardening with dozens of new ideas for garden planting and garden visiting. Thoughtful gardening is essential reading for anyone planting a new garden or taking stock of one after several years. 2010



THE GREEN THUMB BOOK OF INDOOR GARDENING, A Complete Guide by George Abraham

This guide to indoor gardening is built on solid experience presented by George "Doc" Abraham 1967



THE WORLD ACCORDING TO MONSANTO, POLLUTION, CORRUPTION AND THE CONTROL OF OUR FOOD SUPPLY, Marie-Monique Robin

An investigation into the world's most controversial company. Winner of the 2009 Rachel Carson Prize. English Translation 2010




A Complete Guide to Gardening

Convenient and specific information on the creation, care and maintenance of every kind of garden. Over 150 illustrations. 1961



ORGANIC MANIFESTO, Maria Rodale

How Organic Farming Can Heal Our Planet, Feed the World and Keep Us Safe 2010



Sunset Western Garden Book 2001



Western Medicinal Plants and Herbs, Steven Foster and Christopher Hobbs

Complete guide on the medicinal plants of western North America 2002



SILENT SPRING, Rachel Carson

The CLASSIC that LAUNCHED the ENVIRONMENTAL MOVEMENT 2002



THE RECURRING SILENT SPRING, H. Patricia Hynes

No other book makes the connection which this one makes with Rachel Carson's work. The recurring silent spring moves from the "old" chemical pollution of the environment with pesticides to the "new" hazards of the biotechnologies in agriculture and the new reproductive technologies, showing industry's, government's and scientist's chilling pattern of risk, cover-up and pseudo-regulation of these technologies. 1989



The Heirloom Life Gardener

The Baker Creek Way of Growing Your Own Food Easily and Naturally. Gettle is the Indiana Jones of Seeds 2011



Sunset Western Garden Problem Solver

Companion to Western Garden Book 1998



The Botany of Desire, Michael Pollan

Pollan shines a light on our own nature as well as on our implication in the natural world 2002



Botany for Gardeners, An Introduction and Guide, Brian Capon

How are plants constructed and how do they grow? What does each part of the flower do? What happens to water after roots draw it from the soil? Do plants breathe? Why do gardeners prune plants to improve growth? 1990



PLANTS AND THE ECOSYSTEM, Billings

Fundamentals of Botany Science, 1968



THE VEGAN SOURCEBOOK, Joanne Stepaniak, M.S.ED

Everything you need to know about vegan ethics and lifestyle choices, social, environmental and psychological perspectives, household and personal care products, nutritional guidelines, recipes, menus and substitutions, resources, organizations and publications 1998



PLANT PATHOLOGY, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Florida, Academic Press, George N. Agrios

Part one, general aspects; Part two, Specific Plant Diseases 1997



PESTS OF THE GARDEN AND SMALL FARM, STATEWIDE INTEGRATED PEST MANAGEMENT PROJECT, UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Mary Louise Flint

A Grower's Guide to Using Less Pesticide 1998



Sunset Bonsai, An Illustrated Guide to an Ancient Art 1994



HOW PLANTS GET THEIR NAMES, L.H. Bailey

Introduction to botanical nomenclature reveals the confusion that results from misleading popular names of plants 1963



Sunset Cactus & Succulents 266 Varieties, Household plants, Landscaping Ideas 1989



Rodale's Successful Organic Gardening, FRUITS and BERRIES 1996



Lasagna Gardening, Patricia Lanza, Rodale, Garden Writer's Association Quill & Trowel Award Winner

A new Layering System for Bountiful Gardens. No digging, no tilling, no weeding, no kidding! 1998



Arboriculture, Integrated Management of Landscape Trees, Shrubs and Vines 1999



the BIG BOOK of GARDENING SKILLS, Garden Way Publishing

Soil, organic pest and disease control, companion planting, succession planting, container gardening, controlling weeds, composting and mulching, vegetables and fruits, flowers and herbs, wildflower meadows and other specialty gardens, trees and shrubs, lawns and landscaping 1993












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