In The BNOTP Library: P. Allen Smith’s Living In The Garden Home

After taking you along on a wonderful garden tour this morning in this post: Breathtaking Garden From The Gardens For Connoisseurs Tour, I thought I’d share another one of my fave gardening books. I have quite a few gardening books but when I was going through them, trying to choose one to share, I kept going back to a book by one of my favorite gardeners, P. Allen Smith. This is the 3rd one of his gardening books I’ve shared from my library and I love them all!

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In the BNOTP Library: P. Allen Smith’s Living in the Garden Home: Connecting the Seasons with Containers, Crafts, and Celebrations
Author: P. Allen Smith
Hardcover: 224 pages
Book size: 11.3 x 8.7 x 0.8

P. Allen Smiths, Living In The Garden Home


3 Things I Like About This Book:

  • Gardening and decorating are so closely tied to each other in my heart. I’m always looking for ways to blend the two, probably why I love screened-in porches so much. This book is filled with ideas for folks who love gardening and using the gifts from our gardens to decorate our homes and outdoor rooms.
  • The book is divided into four main sections: Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter. It’s filled with lots of wonderful ideas for each season.
  • The autumn and winter sections of the book may be my favorites…lots of great ideas for decorating and entertaining in autumn and winter.

You can read more about this book, P. Allen Smith’s Living in the Garden Home: Connecting the Seasons with Containers, Crafts, and Celebrations (P. Allen Smith Garden Home Books) and preview it at Amazon where I normally buy my books, via the picture link below.

You’ll find previously featured books from the BNTOP library here: In The BNOTP Library or just click below.

In the BNOTP Library

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  1. Susan, another book that is on my shelves. We obviously share the same tastes and interest.
    Have a great weekend!

  2. I would love to go tour P Allen Smith’s Arkansas farm. I get emails with schedules and tickets for sale. Which season to go? I’m sure every season would be a feast for the soul. I’ve watched his show a few times and he is crazy talented. I just know this is a great book. I’m putting this one on my wish list. Thank You for sharing it. Have a lovely weekend.

  3. Did you happen to see P.Allen’s most recent blog where they are all dancing to Pharrell Williams –’s HAPPY!! franki

  4. Suzanne of Simply Suzannes at Home

    I watch P. Allen Smith every day on PBS.
    I tivo his shows and watch them in the afternoon while my little ones are sleeping. He’s incredibly talented . . . and I love his clean and simple designs. I’ve recently looked into purchasing a few of his books through Amazon. Wish I could have all of them :0)
    Thanks so much for sharing!
    I hope you’re having a great weekend,

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