Hardcover: 208 pages
Publisher: St. Lynn's Press (March 6, 2014)
Product Dimensions: 0.5 x 8.5 x 8.5 inches
Shipping Weight: 1.4 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
Average Customer Review: 4.9 out of 5 stars See all reviews (24 customer reviews)
Best Sellers Rank: #347,377 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #22 in Books > Crafts, Hobbies & Home > Gardening & Landscape Design > Wild Plants
Colorful, delightful, informative and exciting. A new way of looking at one's garden and the use of land. The author has a deep appreciation and love for her many years as a wildflower 'farmer' and expresses the totality of her experience. Everyone who putts around in the earth should have this as reference and inspiration.
This little gem of a book works beautifully on so many levels. Miriam Goldberger's enthusiasm for her subject rings out in every word--she makes you want to get out in the garden and start digging.The photographs bring the flowers to life, and each one is accompanied by very practical and important information about growing conditions. You can enjoy this book just for the pictures or as an intelligent guide to creating a new kind of garden. Either way, you'll revisit it over and over.
I follow Miriam on Instagram and enjoy all her beautiful photos, so I was thrilled to read her book Taming Wildflowers and have this gorgeous collection of stunning flower photos together in one book. In addition, the information provided is well-researched and written. This book is a very welcome addition to my bookshelf.
Miriam Goldberger's book, Taming Wildflowers, is the perfect gift for anyone wanting to start a wildlife habitat and for someone who wants to begin the journey of gardening with a purpose. To this wildlife gardener, there is no higher calling than to be gentle with this Earth. Attracting the birds, bees, and butterflies to your garden is rewarding in immeasurable AND measurable ways. Power the pollinators!
I discovered this book at the library. After reading it, I ordered my own copy. It is a must have for anyone interested in wildflowers. I have been gardening for many years and learned a great deal from this book.
This is a wonderful book about wildflowers -- covers various types of wildflowers, how to grow, maintain, arrange, propagate, preserve, them. etc. It even shows how to make lovely wedding bouquets and bouttiniers (sp?). I love it and loaned it to my sister who says she's going to buy a copy too.This is a lovely and information filled book.
These folks spent a lot of time putting this book togather and it really shows. Very good/nice/helpful info. Never gathers dust on my coffeetable because folks are always looking it. A purchase well worth it's money.
First off, the cover is stunning! What a beautiful place that must be to live!Getting into the meat of the book, Miriam does an excellent job of really showing us that anyone can do this. I'm not a wildflower expert by any means and have tried and failed so many times in trying to get them to grow on my property. With Taming Wildflowers, I feel like I have a shot (and so do the flowers). Bring on the wildflowers and the pollinators!I love that the resources and bibliography are online - makes it so much easier to get more information.A great book for anyone really and I'll definitely be getting another copy for my mom for Mother's Day!
Taming Wildflowers: Bringing the Beauty and Splendor of Nature's Blooms into Your Own Backyard Arizona Wildflowers: A Year-Round Guide to Nature's Blooms (Arizona Highways: Travel Arizona Collection) Farming In Your Backyard for Beginners Vol.2 - Use Proven Strategies to Grow Plants, Herbs, and Food in Your Backyard Easily (Best Guide To Grow Organic ... Farming, Backyard Farming Strategies) Backyard Chickens: The Essential Backyard Chickens Guide for Beginners: Choosing the Right Breed, Raising Chickens, Feeding, Care, and Troubleshooting (Backyard Chickens, Raising Chickens) Bringing Nature Home: Floral Arrangements Inspired by Nature DIY Beauty Magic (6 in 1): Epsom Salt, Aromatherapy, Body Scrubs, Candles, Essential Oils and Lotions for Your DIY Beauty Routine (Body Care & Beauty Products) Homesteading for Beginners: Self-sufficiency guide, Grow your own food, Repair your own home, Raising Livestock and Generating your own Energy (Homesteading, ... Grow Native: Bringing Natural Beauty to Your Garden Pods: Wildflowers and Weeds in Their Final Beauty (Scribner Library) Taming a Beast: Beauty and the Beast fairy tales How to Grow Wildflowers and Wild Shrubs and Trees in Your Own Garden The Splendor of Antique Rugs and Tapestries Splendor in the Glass: Creating Stained Glass Beyond the Ordinary Zohar: Essential Readings from The Book of Splendor Beekeeping: The Complete Beginners Guide to Backyard Beekeeping. Simple and Fast Step by Step Instructions to Honey Bees (Agronomy) (Beekeeping for beginners, ... Building beehives, Backyard beekeeping) Backyard Ponds for Beginners: A beautiful backyard addition in a single weekend! Raising Backyard Chickens: A Beginner's Guide: A Simple, Essential Guide to Raising a Happy, Healthy Flock of Backyard Chickens Start Your Own Corporation: Why the Rich Own Their Own Companies and Everyone Else Works for Them (Rich Dad Advisors) Eat Wheat: A Scientific and Clinically-Proven Approach to Safely Bringing Wheat and Dairy Back Into Your Diet Beekeeping ( Backyard Beekeeping ): Essential Beginners Guide to Build and Care For Your First Bee Colony and Make Delicious Natural Honey From Your Own ... Apiculture, Beekeepers,Building Beehives)