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Botany Book Club

What is better than books and botany? Each month January through June, read a book with The Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden! Check out the monthly selections below & remember to read local, shop local, & support local! REGISTER HEREP.s. you can still find last year's selections too!

January - Brave the Wild River - 29 Jan

February - Soil - 19 Feb

March - The Seed Keeper - 25 March

April - The Botany of Desire - 29 April

May - Purple Hibiscus - 20 May

June - Gardening Can Be Murder - 24 June

Brave the Wild River

Sevigny, Melissa L.
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Winner of the 2023 National Outdoor Book Award for History/Biography - Finalist for the Reading the West Book Award in Memoir/Biography - A Booklis...

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Soil

Dungy, Camille T.
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The Story of a Black Mother's Garden A seminal work that expands how we talk about the natural world and the environment as National Book Critics C...

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The Seed Keeper

Wilson, Diane
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A haunting novel spanning several generations, The Seed Keeper follows a Dakota family's struggle to preserve their way of life, and their sacrific...

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The Botany of Desire

Pollan, Michael
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A Plant's-Eye View of the World The book that helped make Michael Pollan, the New York Times bestselling author of How to Change Your Mind, Cooked ...

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Purple Hibiscus

Adichie, Chimamanda Ngozi
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From the bestselling author of Americanah and We Should All Be Feminists Fifteen-year-old Kambili and her older brother Jaja lead a privileged life...

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Gardening Can Be Murder

McDowell, Marta
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How Poisonous Poppies, Sinister Shovels, and Grim Gardens Have Inspired Mystery Writers This fun, engrossing book takes a look at the surprising in...

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Braiding Sweetgrass

Kimmerer, Robin Wall
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Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants As a botanist, Robin Wall Kimmerer has been trained to ask questions of nature ...

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Orchid Fever

Hansen, Eric
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A Horticultural Tale of Love, Lust, and Lunacy The acclaimed author of Motoring with Mohammed brings us a compelling adventure into the remarkable ...

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Lessons from Plants

Montgomery, Beronda L
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An exploration of how plant behavior and adaptation offer valuable insights for human thriving. We know that plants are important. They maintain th...

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Bringing Nature Home

Tallamy, Douglas W ; Darke, Rick
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How You Can Sustain Wildlife with Native Plants "A fascinating study of the trees, shrubs, and vines that feed the insects, birds, and other animal...

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The Botanist's Daughter

Nunn, Kayte
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Discovery. Desire. Deception. A wondrously imagined tale of two female botanists, separated by more than a century, in a race to discover a life-sa...

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Ten Tomatoes That Changed the World

Alexander, William
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New York Times bestselling author William Alexander provides "an entertaining, broad-ranging history of the tomato" (Mark Pendergrast) in this fasc...

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