Gardening Gardening Book of the Month

Gardening book of the month


Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec (BAnQ)’s monthly gardening e-book suggestion!

Growing Under Cover: Techniques for a More Productive, Weather-Resistant, Pest-Free Vegetable Garden

by Niki Jabbour

This fall, discover the many benefits of using protective covers in your garden, including extending your growing season. The author presents her firsthand experience and shares her, tips, tricks, and enthusiasm of gardening with protective covers!


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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.

2 comments on “Gardening book of the month

  1. Thanks.

  2. What a wonderful resource. I’m in Northeast, USA and they even have books for my hardiness zone – yippee! I see two books I want already.

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