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Valentine’s Day is coming soon!

Valentine’s Day is approaching — candy is bad for your waistline, cut flowers die, jewelry is expensive, and picking a perfume is a risk—Give a gift your honey can sink their teeth into without guilt and one that will last forever,yet not break the bank!! Give a gardening book!!

A gardening book will remind your sweety of you every time they pick it up.  Sign the inside with a heartfelt message and a few hugs and kisses for good measure, and you’ve created a keepsake!  Plus…the flowers inside the pages won’t be dead by President’s day! So many great little time, but some picks appropriate for the occasion include…

  • Hot Plants for Cool Climates: Gardening with Tropical Plants in Temperate Zones by Susan A. Roth and Dennis Schrader
  • Intimate Gardens: Brooklyn Botanic Garden All-Region Guides by C. Colston Burrell with Lucy Hardiman or The Intimate Garden by Gordon and Mary Hayward
  • Monet’s Passion: Ideas, Inspiration and Insights from the Painter’s Gardens by Elizabeth Murray
  • Scents in Your Garden by Stephen Lacey (better than perfume!)
  • The Jewel Box Garden by Thomas Hobbs