Book Recommendations

The following books were reviewed in full in past SAPS newsletters, which goes out to members each Tuesday! 

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  • Community Gardens: A Celebration of the People, Recipes and Plants | Penny Woodward & Pam Vardy
  • Organic Gardener’s Composting | Steve Solomon 
  • Soil: The Incredible Story of What Keeps Earth, and Us, Healthy | Matthew Evans


  • The Forest Wars | David Lindenmayer
  • In Service of the Wild: Restoring and Rehabilitating Damaged Land | Stephanie Mills
  • Flora of Melbourne | Marilyn Bull

Plant/Soil Science

  • This is Your Mind on Plants | Michael Pollen
  • Teaming with Nutrients: The Organic Gardener’s Guide to Optimizing Plant Nutrition | Jeff Lowenfels