All the Presidents Gardens

A New York Times Bestseller and AHS Book Award winner The 18-acres surrounding the White House have been an unwitting witness to history—kings and queens have dined there, bills and treaties have been signed, and presidents have landed and retreated. Throughout it all, the grounds have remained not only beautiful, but also a powerful reflection of American trends. In All the Presidents' Gardens bestselling author Marta McDowell tells the untold history of the White House Grounds with historical and contemporary photographs, vintage seeds catalogs, and rare glimpses into Presidential pastimes. History buffs will revel in the fascinating tidbits about Lincoln’s goats, Ike's putting green, Jackie's iconic roses, and Amy Carter's tree house. Gardeners will enjoy the information on the plants whose favor has come and gone over the years and the gardeners who have been responsible for it all.

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  • Author : Marta McDowell
  • Publisher : Timber Press
  • Pages : 336 pages
  • ISBN : 1604697504
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 2 reviews
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All the Presidents' Gardens

All the Presidents' Gardens
  • Author : Marta McDowell
  • Publisher : Timber Press
  • Release : 27 April 2016
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A New York Times Bestseller and AHS Book Award winner The 18-acres surrounding the White House have been an unwitting witness to history—kings and queens have dined there, bills and treaties have been signed, and presidents have landed and retreated. Throughout it all, the grounds have remained not only beautiful, but also a powerful reflection of American trends. In All the Presidents' Gardens bestselling author Marta McDowell tells the untold history of the White House Grounds with historical and

The President's Gardens

The President's Gardens
  • Author : Muhsin Al-Ramli
  • Publisher : MacLehose Press
  • Release : 01 May 2018
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In this extraordinary novel by heralded Iraqi author Muhsin Al-Ramli, One Hundred Years of Solitude meets The Kite Runner against the backdrop of Saddam Hussein's Iraq. "A profoundly moving investigation of love, death, and injustice." --The Guardian "A standard in contemporary Middle Eastern literature." --Booklist "A stunning achievement." --The National On the third day of Ramadan, a small village in Iraq wakes to find the severed heads of nine of its sons stacked in banana crates by the bus stop.

Beatrix Potter's Gardening Life

Beatrix Potter's Gardening Life
  • Author : Marta McDowell
  • Publisher : Timber Press
  • Release : 08 October 2013
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“An enchanting and original account of Beatrix Potter's life and her love of plants and gardening.” —Judy Taylor, vice president of the Beatrix Potter Society There aren’t many books more beloved than The Tale of Peter Rabbit and even fewer authors as iconic as Beatrix Potter. More than 150 million copies of her books have sold worldwide and interest in her work and life remains high. And her characters—Peter Rabbit, Jemima Puddle Duck, and all the rest—exist in

American Grown

American Grown
  • Author : Michelle Obama
  • Publisher : Crown Books
  • Release : 11 August 2022
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Describes how the First Lady and her daughters planted a vegetable garden on the White House's South Lawn as part of an initiative to raise awareness about childhood obesity, and shares gardening tips, recipes, and advice for making healthier food choices.

The World of Laura Ingalls Wilder

The World of Laura Ingalls Wilder
  • Author : Marta McDowell
  • Publisher : Timber Press
  • Release : 20 September 2017
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“For gardeners, botanists, and fans of Laura Ingalls Wilder, this book looks at the beloved Little House on the Prairie author’s relationship to nature.” —Publishers Weekly The universal appeal of Laura Ingalls Wilder springs from a life lived in partnership with the land, on farms she and her family settled across the Northeast and Midwest. In this revealing exploration of Wilder’s deep connection with the natural world, Marta McDowell follows the wagon trail of the beloved Little House

The Presidents Visual Encyclopedia

The Presidents Visual Encyclopedia
  • Author : DK
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 07 February 2017
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Explore the lives of America's 45 presidents, as well as notable first ladies, famous speeches, and major constitutional events, with The Presidents Visual Encyclopedia. From George Washington to the new leader taking office in January 2017, this visual reference guide presents a unique insight into life in the White House. More than 150 easy-to-read entries cover the presidents, first ladies such as Eleanor Roosevelt, the Louisiana Purchase, the Gettysburg Address, and more, and over 200 fascinating photographs add to kids' knowledge of these leaders

The New Heirloom Garden

The New Heirloom Garden
  • Author : Ellen Ecker Ogden
  • Publisher : Rodale Books
  • Release : 02 February 2021
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Design a beautiful and self-sufficient garden; learn the secrets of heirloom vegetables, herbs, and flowers; and enjoy 75 seasonal recipes featuring the fruits of your labor--all with one book The best-tasting vegetables are heirlooms, the most fragrant flowers are heirlooms, and the most interesting plants are heirlooms. But heirlooms are more than just delicious ingredients or beautiful flowers--their seeds offer us a connection with the earth, and each one tells a story. In The New Heirloom Garden, author and garden lecturer

The President's Book of Secrets

The President's Book of Secrets
  • Author : David Priess
  • Publisher : PublicAffairs
  • Release : 01 March 2016
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Every president has had a unique and complicated relationship with the intelligence community. While some have been coolly distant, even adversarial, others have found their intelligence agencies to be among the most valuable instruments of policy and power. Since John F. Kennedy's presidency, this relationship has been distilled into a personalized daily report: a short summary of what the intelligence apparatus considers the most crucial information for the president to know that day about global threats and opportunities. This top–

Presidents’ Gardens

Presidents’ Gardens
  • Author : Linda Holden Hoyt
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release : 10 August 2013
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The White House is the most famous house in the world – yet its 18 acres of perfectly manicured grounds and magnificent gardens, much beloved by the Presidents and their families, are rarely seen by the public. This book is a horticultural celebration of all the Presidents' gardens, beginning with George Washington's beloved Mount Vernon and looking at the development of White House gardens over two centuries. Rare photographs perfectly illustrate highlights from the best of the presidential gardens, including Jackie Kennedy's

Writing the Garden

Writing the Garden
  • Author : Elizabeth Barlow Rogers
  • Publisher : David R. Godine Publisher
  • Release : 11 August 2022
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Gardening, more than most outdoor activities, has always attracted a cult of devotedly literate practitioners; people who like to dig, it would appear, also like to write. And many of them write exceedingly well. In this thoughtful, personal, and embracing consideration of garden writing, garden historian Elizabeth Barlow Rogers selects and discusses the best of these writers. She makes her case by picking delightful examples that span two centuries, arranging the writers by what they did and how they saw

Half-Shell Propheces

Half-Shell Propheces
  • Author : Ruthanne Reid
  • Publisher : Ruthanne Reid
  • Release : 14 February 2016
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FRIGHTENED MONSTERS. STOLEN TIME. AND ONE SERIOUSLY UNDERESTIMATED DAMSEL. Katie ran from the magical world years ago. She never planned on being dragged back in by a prophesying clamshell. The seers believe she alone can prevent an apocalypse of ruined time and broken worlds. Bran the Crow King believes she can save him from his cannibalistic grandfather. Katie believes they're all nuts. One thing is for certain: she's not waiting around for help. Operation Katie Saves her Own Damn Self

The President and the Frog

The President and the Frog
  • Author : Carolina De Robertis
  • Publisher : Knopf
  • Release : 11 August 2022
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"From the acclaimed author of Cantoras comes a mystical and heartening tale about seeking justice and the power of memory. In his modest home at the edge of town, the former President of a Latin American country receives a journalist in his iconic gardens to discuss his legacy and the dire circumstances that threaten democracy around the globe. Once known as the Poorest President in the World, his reputation is the stuff of myth: a former guerilla who was jailed