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Give a Gardening Book This Christmas

PhotoLivresLarryanglais et français copy.JPGLooking for a Christmas gift for a gardener? Why not a gardening book? And why not, while we’re at it, one of my books? I’ve written over 50 books over the years. Of course, most of them are in French, but there are several that are in English. Here is a very partial list of books you ought to be able to find in a bookstore or order on Amazon.

20151211CDon’t forget to buy your gift book well before Christmas. That way you’ll have enough time to finish reading it before offering it!

Larry Hodgson is one of Canada’s best-known garden communicators. He has notably been editor-in-chief of HousePlant Magazine, Fleurs, Plantes et Jardins, À Fleur de Pot and Houseplant Forum magazines and is currently the garden correspondent for Le Soleil and radio garden commentator for CKIA-FM Radio. He has written for many garden publications in both the United States and Canada, including Canadian Gardening, Harrowsmith, Horticulture, Fine Gardening and Organic Gardening. He also speaks frequently to horticultural groups throughout Canada and the U.S. His book credits include The Garden Lover’s Guide to Canada, Complete Guide to Houseplants, Making the Most of Shade, Perennials for Every Purpose, Annuals for Every Purpose, and Houseplants for Dummies, as well as nearly 60 other titles in English and French. He is a past president of the Garden Writers Association (now Garden Communicators International) and the winner of the prestigious 2006 Garden Media Promoter Award offered by the Perennial Plant Association. He resides in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada.

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