Buying Options

Kindle Price: $18.99
includes tax, if applicable

These promotions will be applied to this item:

Some promotions may be combined; others are not eligible to be combined with other offers. For details, please see the Terms & Conditions associated with these promotions.

Deliver to your Kindle or other device

Deliver to your Kindle or other device

Share <Embed>

Download the free Kindle app and start reading Kindle books instantly on your smartphone, tablet or computer – no Kindle device required. Learn more

Read instantly on your browser with Kindle Cloud Reader.

Using your mobile phone camera, scan the code below and download the Kindle app.

QR code to download the Kindle App

Enter your mobile phone or email address

Processing your request...

By pressing ‘Send link’, you agree to Amazon's Conditions of Use.

You consent to receive an automated text message from or on behalf of Amazon about the Kindle App at your mobile number above. Consent is not a condition of any purchase. Message and data rates may apply.

Plants That Can Kill: 101 Toxic Species to Make You Think Twice by [Stacy Tornio]

Follow the Author

Something went wrong. Please try your request again later.


Plants That Can Kill: 101 Toxic Species to Make You Think Twice Kindle Edition

4.4 out of 5 stars 142 ratings

Amazon Price
New from Used from
Kindle
$18.99
Due to its large file size, this book may take longer to download

Kindle Daily Deal: Save at least 70%
Each day we unveil a new book deal at a specially discounted price - for that day only. See today's deal or sign up for the newsletter

Product description

Review

"There are a lot of myths about which plants are poisonous. In this book, Stacy details each of the plants that can cause harm, based on level of toxicity, to help you decide exactly how much of a risk each plant might be. Each entry has a 'Bottom Line' notation that will help you make a very informed decision about what to plant in your own garden, which is extremely useful. A must-read for every gardener!" —Diane Blazek, executive director, All-America Selections and National Garden Bureau

"Plants That Can Kill is a great guide for those who have pets or small children, or who like to forage in the garden. Better to be safe than sorry, and Stacy Tornio's book provides just that!" —Denise Schreiber, author of Eat Your Roses and national director of the Garden Writers Association

"It’s important to understand the full power of the natural world. While plants can be healing to the inhabitants of this great earth, they can also be toxic. Using well-researched facts, Stacy Tornio has created an essential guide to common garden plants that can cause harm—and even kill—so we can keep children, pets, and ourselves safe." —Stephanie Rose, creator of GardenTherapy.ca and award-winning author of Garden Made

Praise for Plants You Can't Kill

“Stacy helps take the intimidation out of gardening. She uses her years of experience as a gardener and the editor of Birds & Blooms to help black-thumb gardeners discover the joy and satisfaction of successfully growing plants.” —Melinda Myers, horticulture expert and author of Small Space Gardening

"Gardening is a journey, and for the beginner or those who think they are cursed with a 'black thumb,' it can be intimidating. Stacy offers expert advice on foolproof plants that anyone can grow that will start even the least plant-savvy on the path of creating beautiful gardens." —David Mizejewski, spokesman and naturalist with the National Wildlife Federation

“Knowledgeable? Check! Enthusiastic? Check! Practical? Check! Stacy Tornio is a passionate garden coach, teaching both new and experienced gardeners which plants to grow to ensure garden success. With Stacy’s guidance, novice gardeners can no longer plead ‘black thumbs!’ She’ll have you creating beautiful, successful gardens in no time at all!” —Niki Jabbour, author of Groundbreaking Food Gardens and The Year-Round Vegetable Gardener

"This great new book lays out some of the most dependable plants available for our gardens, in an clear, organized way. It takes the guess work out of gardening and will certainly help people be more successful in choosing what to grow!” —Jessi Bloom, author of Free-Range Chicken Gardens and Practical PermaCulture

“No green thumb? No worries! Author and former editor of Birds & Blooms magazine Stacy Tornio guides you through the garden center like a good friend, pointing out the best of the bunch. With more than 100 easy, rewarding flowers, herbs, trees, shrubs, veggies, and even houseplants to choose from, you’ll soon be on your way to filling your yard with beauty, your home with greenery, and your table with homegrown goodness. Stacy’s lively, down-to-earth writing will keep you going back for more as you grow into a confident gardener with Plants You Can’t Kill.” —Sally Roth, author of The Backyard Bird Feeder’s Bible

“Stacy’s many years of gardening experience translates into a book that makes it super easy to learn about great hard-to-kill plants. Each plant entry has beautiful photography, easy-to-follow tips and insider information that progresses from annuals through perennials all the way to herbs and vegetables. It’s like having a knowledgeable garden center employee at your fingertips 24/7. This is a great gardening book for beginners or anyone afraid of failure. Remember, it’s okay to fail, just try again!” —Diane Blazek, executive director, All-America Selections and National Garden Bureau

“In her many years of talking with readers of Birds & Blooms magazine, Stacy learned that fear of failure is one of the biggest obstacles to getting more people to garden. Her book addresses that head on by presenting beautiful, reliable plants in a simple-yet-effective way that anyone can understand, regardless of their experience level. It would make a great gift for any beginner gardener in your life.” —Susan Martin, perennial plant expert --This text refers to the paperback edition.

About the Author

Stacy Tornio is a journalist, garden writer, and the former editor of the national magazine, Birds & Blooms and is the author of Plants You Can’t Kill. Stacy is also a master gardener and master naturalist herself and the recipient of the National Outdoor Book Award. She runs the website destinationnature.net and resides in Greenfield, Wisconsin.

--This text refers to the paperback edition.

Product details

  • ASIN ‏ : ‎ B06XFHTJP4
  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Skyhorse; Illustrated edition (19 September 2017)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • File size ‏ : ‎ 23692 KB
  • Text-to-Speech ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Screen Reader ‏ : ‎ Supported
  • Enhanced typesetting ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • X-Ray ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Word Wise ‏ : ‎ Not Enabled
  • Print length ‏ : ‎ 246 pages
  • Customer Reviews:
    4.4 out of 5 stars 142 ratings

About the author

Follow authors to get new release updates, plus improved recommendations.
Brief content visible, double tap to read full content.
Full content visible, double tap to read brief content.

Stacy Tornio is an award-winning author of many books, including The Ultimate Book of Scavenger Hunts and 101 Outdoor Adventures to Have Before You Grow Up, which she wrote with her son. She specializes in topics like nature, gardening, and the outdoors. Stacy loves being outside and creating content that encourages people to do the same. You can learn more about Stacy's latest adventure at BeAGoodHuman.Co.

Customer reviews

4.4 out of 5 stars
4.4 out of 5
142 global ratings

Review this product

Share your thoughts with other customers

Top review from Australia

Reviewed in Australia on 21 February 2021
Verified Purchase

Top reviews from other countries

xyz
3.0 out of 5 stars Very American based
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 28 June 2020
Verified Purchase
3 people found this helpful
Report abuse
Ian Witham
4.0 out of 5 stars It is American
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 9 December 2021
Verified Purchase
Phil an Amazon Customer
5.0 out of 5 stars Toxic plant safety
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 14 July 2021
Verified Purchase
Xyra
1.0 out of 5 stars Bad book
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 18 September 2021
Verified Purchase
jason
5.0 out of 5 stars Plant books
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 26 July 2021
Verified Purchase