Garden Book - A-Z Encyclopedia of Garden Plants
The American Hort. Societys A-Z Encyclopedia of Garden Plants is a definitive reference on over 20,000 plants grown around the world. This book deserves a spot in every gardening library, since it can answer almost every growing question a gardener asks about their plants.
Gardening for Dummies
The book Gardening for Dummies lives up to its subtitle A reference for the rest of us. While novice gardeners will pick up enough knowledge to feel reasonably confident in starting a garden, experienced gardeners will find plenty to refer to, especially in the sections on fighting pest, pruning and propagating.