2011 Council for Wisconsin Writers
Honorable Mention for the Ellis-Henderson Outdoor Writing Prize
The Council for Wisconsin Writers (CWW) is a non-profit, tax-exempt, membership organization dedicated to promoting local, state, and national awareness of Wisconsin's great literary heritage and to encouraging excellence among today's Wisconsin writers.
2011 Midwest Independent Publishers Association Midwest Book Awards
Winner in the Midwest Regional Interest-Text Category
Founded in 1984, MIPA exists today as a vibrant professional non-profit association that serves the upper-Midwest independent publishing community and industry through education, networking and peer recognition. MIPA is proud to be a regional affiliate of the Independent Book Publishers Association (IBPA).
2011 ForeWord Reviews' Book of the Year Awards
Finalist in the Home & Gardening Category
2011 USA National Best Book Awards
Finalist in the Home: Gardening Category
2012 American Horiticultural Society
Winner of Annual Book Award
Each year, the American Horticultural Society recognizes outstanding gardening books published in North America with its annual Book Award. Nominated books are judged by the AHS Book Award Committee on qualities such as writing style, authority, accuracy, and physical quality.
2012 Living Now Book Awards
Bronze in the Gardening/Farming/Landscaping Category