Pre-Order Books

Now you can pre-order books for pickup & author signing at the show!

“How to Raise Monarch Butterflies” by Carol Pasternak (includes HST and Paypal charge)

Observing a Monarch butterfly as it transforms itself from caterpillar to chrysalis to butterfly is among the most thrilling experiences that nature offers. Raising Monarch butterflies is made easy with the help of this detailed guide. How to Raise Monarch Butterflies explains what threats Monarchs face today and how readers can help conserve the Monarch’s feeding grounds from encroachment. Revel in one of the most remarkable miracles of nature.


“Everyday Roses” by Paul Zimmerman ($30 + HST + paypal charge)

Everyday Roses is about make rose growing fun, easy and approachable and is consistently a best seller on Amazon.


“Escape to Reality” by Mark & Ben Cullen ($25.95 + HST + paypal charge)

Why do we garden? Why should we? How is gardening changing the world? These are just some of the philosophical gardening questions pondered in this heartfelt and gorgeously designed book. It also includes some practical tips for cultivating and coexisting with your garden. Proceeds benefit the Highway of Heroes. Includes original illustrations. NOTE: This book is INCLUDED in “Lunch with Mark” tickets.


“Gardening with Emma” by Emma Biggs ($26.95 + HST + paypal charge)

Thirteen-year-old Emma Biggs is passionate about gardening and eager to share her passion with other kids! Gardening with Emma is a kid-to-kid guide to growing healthy food and raising the coolest, most awesome plants while making sure there’s plenty of fun. With plants that tickle and make noise, tips for how to grow a flower stand garden, and suggestions for veggies from tiny to colossal, Emma offers a range of original, practical, and entertaining advice and inspiration.


“No-Guff Vegetable Gardening” by Donna Balzer & Steven Biggs ($26.95 + HST + paypal charge)

A Canadian favourite! A Calgary grandmother and Toronto dad—both horticulturists—put a practical spin on vegetable gardening in this engaging, down-to-earth book. There’s more than one way to garden—and they give all the basics, along with their own favourite tips and tricks. And they don’t always agree.