9. Nature’s Best Hope: A New Approach to Conservation That Starts
in Your Yard
By Douglas W. Tallamy
Our reviewer Kit Gage said, "I’ve been waiting for this book. Like
many of you, I have read all of Tallamy’s other books and seen him speak a few
times. I always came away wanting some more clarity on how to proceed, besides
plant trees and plant natives. This book does it, with more detail, and yet,
pretty straightforward recommendations"
By Mike McGrath
Our reviewer Andrea Siegel said, "The advice here is not novel, but it is coherently organized, all with McGrath’s trademark humor, lots of tomato photos, and line art that will make you smile...The book shows popular backyard tomatoes, their characteristics, and how they’re generally used...Plenty of McGrath’s tomato expertise is based on experience in addition to book knowledge....The information leads readers from selecting tomato varieties through all facets of growing—from germinating seeds and buying plants, to planting, feeding and staking/caging through dealing with pests and disease to harvesting and making sauce (recipe included)."