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Books make excellent Christmas Presents

posted Jul 10, 2014, 7:39 PM by Bernadette Vangool   [ updated Nov 17, 2014, 6:52 PM ]
Two of our well known horticulturists are promoting their new books this year.

Saskatoon Forestry Farm Park & Zoo: A Photographic History
by Sara Williams

Amazing archival and contemporary photographs are combined with insightful vignettes, to tell the 100 year history from the forest nursery station's beginning on a stubble field in Sutherland, through two World Wars and the Depression, to its transfer to the city and finally the development of the Zoo.

The Prairie Short Season Yard: Quick and Beautiful on the Canadian Prairies
 by Lyndon Penner

With gardening smarts, style and wit, Lyndon covers everything both novice and expert gardeners need to know, along with tips you won't find anywhere else. To help Western Canadian homeowners get the jump on the short season, Lyndon Penner has created the essential guide to a quick and beautiful yard. 

Available from McNally Robinson Booksellers.