Recommended Reading

contributed by Front Range Chapter members

We welcome nominations for (and volunteers to facilitate) our next book club meeting. Please email your suggestions to [email protected].

Landscaping for Ecological Value

Rick Darke & Doug Tallamy, The Living Landscape: Designing for Beauty and Biodiversity in the Home Garden

Robert Nold, High and Dry: Gardening with Cold-Hardy Dryland Plants

Douglas W. Tallamy, Bringing Nature Home: How You Can Sustain Wildlife with Native Plants

Douglas W. Tallamy, Nature’s Best Hope: A New Approach to Conservation that Starts in Your Yard

Benjamin Vogt, A New Garden Ethic: Cultivating Defiant Compassion for an Uncertain Future

Non-Fiction, Essays & Observations

Lynn Haupt, Crow Planet: Essential Wisdom for the Urban Wilderness

Robin Wall Kimmerer, Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teachings of Plants 

Aimee Nezhukumatathil, World of Wonders, In Praise of Fireflies, Whale Sharks, and Other Astonishments 

Richard Preston, The Wild Trees

Zach St. George, The Journey of Trees: A Story About Forests, People, and the Future

Terry Tempest Williams, Erosion: Essays of Undoing

Dr. Ayana Elizabeth Johnson and Dr. Katharine K. Wilkinson, All We Can Save


Richard Powers, The Overstory