I’ve been a huge fan of Judy Kameon and her dramatic, laid back, low maintenance gardens and outdoor living spaces for years. I’ve also been on a simplicity kick, trying very hard to pare down and own less, but when I saw that her book had gone on sale I had to order it. This is the way you want to garden – and live.
On the want list: Sally Coulthard’s Gardenalia books. How to create beautiful, informal spaces and throw in a flea market find or three? I’m all over it!
A Garden Makes a House a Home by veteran shelter magazine garden editor Elvin McDonald
25 beautiful gardens covering every region of the US – there is something here for everybody. Lots of ideas and inspiration of course, but there’s plenty of the practical how-to stuff as well. This will be one you’ll keep out and read again and again.