Category Archives: Books

Shinn’s Escapades Enlighten, Entertain

The first time I ever heard Gene Shinn’s name was in 1995 when he published a report in a journal called Applied and Environmental Microbiology showing how quickly raw sewage flowed from a Key Largo septic tank to an adjacent cana...

New Year’s Resolutions to Help our Planet

By Victoria Parsons If you’ve already given up on all those admirable resolutions to lose weight, exercise more and eat less junk food, consider making new resolutions that will help get our planet into better shape. Here ar...

Transforming Your Landscape

By Willow LaMonte. Long-time Florida gardeners know that October is the start of the best growing season for many plants including vegetables, perennials and trees. A fresh crop of books introduces even newbies to the joys of grow...

Great Books Make Great Gifts

By Victoria Parsons If you’ve always wanted to be one of those people who finish their holiday shopping before Thanksgiving, consider these books for the people on your list. I know I’d be delighted to see any of them under my tre...