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GARDENING BOOKS FOR GIFTING
Wild Creations: Inspiring Projects to Create
plus Plant Care Tips & Styling Ideas for Your Own
Wild Interior, by Hilton Carter (2021) $24.99
Hilton Carter, who now fills his Baltimore home
with his love of plants, was dubbed the “LeBron James
of plant styling” by “Good Morning America” and has
a loyal following on Instagram (@hiltoncarter). In his
third book (Wild at Home: How to Style and Care for
Beautiful Plants and Wild Interiors: Beautiful Plants in
Beautiful Spaces), he shows readers how to make,
style, decorate, and care for their own stunning plantinspired interior with his 25 step-by-step DIY projects
and plant hacks.
The Complete Gardener: A Practical,
Imaginative Guide to Every Aspect of Gardening,
by Monty Don (2021) $30
As every gardener knows, you are always learning,
experimenting, and searching for better ways to make
your garden grow. Monty Don has revised The Complete
Gardener with recommendations and reflections culled
from his Long Meadow Garden, sharing new organic
techniques and key habitat details, along with his latest
approach for garden growing today.
On Walnut Hill: The Evolution of a Garden,
by Kathy Hudson, with award-winning photography by
Roger Foley (2015) $50
Two passionate Baltimore gardeners collaborated
with nationally renowned plantsman, the late Kurt
Bluemel, to transform a hillside and create a masterpiece in four seasons. On Walnut Hill offers gardeners an intimate look at the story of A.C. and Penney
Hubbard’s transformation of two acres in Maryland.
With Kathy Hudson’s lyrical essays and Roger Foley’s
stunning photos, the book offers inspiration to those
looking to create the garden of their dreams, along with
practical garden tips and valuable gardening resources.
Bees is an insightful and visually stunning photography collection of your garden’s favorite insect.
The detailed captions guide gardeners of plants and
flowers, explaining how bees live, function communally,
communicate, reproduce, and make honey.
Sitting in the Shade: A Decade of My Garden
Diary, by Hugh Johnson (2021) $22.99
For more than 45 years, wine connoisseur Hugh
Johnson has written “Trad’s Diary,” the editorial column of the RHS Journal, recording observations of his
garden and the wider natural world. Free to turn his
attention to the delights of the senses, his subjects vary.
Enjoy his lovely essays on the sounds of water, walks in
the forest, the names of roses, the colors of autumn, the
smell of rain, and the welcome crocus of early spring.
The Naturally Beautiful Garden: Designs That
Engage Wildlife and Nature, by Kathryn Bradley-Hole
This book showcases the beauty and visual impact
produced by ecologically friendly garden design and
technique. Thirty gardens are featured that demonstrate
gardeners’ creativity in working with nature and the
THE TRADITION CONTINUES
Bees: Heroes of the Garden, by Tom Jackson
ARTS & CRAFTS
Discover the joys of shopping at Maryland’s premier Christmas
event in historic Frederick, MD.
Nothing brings back the yuletide
spirit quite like the Maryland
Christmas Show. For the 37th
season visitors from near and far
will discover the joys of shopping
at Maryland’s premier Christmas
event. The Maryland
Christmas Show, located NOVEMBER
in historic Frederick SUN MON TUES WED THURS FRI SAT
City, brings together Two Consecutive Weekends 19 20
many fine artisans and
merchants to make your 21 22 23 24 25 26 27
is held the weekend BEFORE
holiday shopping an
and the weekend of Thanksgiving.
DATES: Nov. 19, 20, 21, 26, 27, 28
LOCATION: Frederick Fairgrounds
HOURS: Fri. and Sat. 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Sun. 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
ADMISSION: Adults $8.00
Children $4.00 (10 and under)
PARKING: $2.00 • No Pets Allowed
INFORMATION: (301) 845-0003