Shining Stars | The Best Home & Garden Books of the Year (So Far)

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Bradbury, Dominic. Mid-Century Modern Furniture. Thames & Hudson. Nov. 2022. 448p. ISBN 9780500022221. $75.

Ferraro-Fanning, Angela. The Sustainable Homestead: Create a Thriving Permaculture Ecosystem with Your Garden, Animals, and Land. Cool Springs: Quarto. Mar. 2023. 192p. ISBN 9780760380482. pap. $25.

Fine, Karen. The Other Family Doctor: A Veterinarian Explores What Animals Can Teach Us About Love, Life, and Mortality. Anchor. Mar. 2023. 304p. ISBN 9780593466896. $28.

Gilbreath, Ashley. The Joy of Home. Gibbs Smith. Apr. 2023. 240p. ISBN 9781423663430. $47.

Leatham, Jeff. The Art of the Flower. Weldon Owen. Apr. 2023. 271p. ISBN 9781681889238. $50.

Mistry, Rekha. Rekha’s Kitchen Garden: Seasonal Produce and Homegrown Wisdom from a Year in One Gardener’s Plot. DK. Feb. 2023. 192p. ISBN 9780744069617. $21.99.

Raven, Sarah. A Year in the Edible Garden: A Month-by-Month Guide to Growing and Harvesting Vegetables, Herbs, and Edible Flowers. Rizzoli. Mar. 2023. 384p. ISBN 9780847899432. $45.

Schaub, Eve O. Year of No Garbage: Recycling Lies, Plastic Problems, and One Woman’s Trashy Journey to Zero Waste. Skyhorse. Apr. 2023. 292p. ISBN 9781510774636. pap. $16.99.

Summers, Carley. Sacred Spaces: Everyday People and the Beautiful Homes Created Out of Their Trials, Healing, and Victories. Convergent. Apr. 2023. 304p. ISBN 9780593241004. $28.

Zona, Scott. A Gardener’s Guide to Botany: The Biology Behind the Plants You Love, How They Grow, and What They Need. Cool Springs: Quarto. Dec. 2022. 256p. ISBN 9780760374450. $32.

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