How can you capture the curious magic of the garden and invite its beauty and joy into your home?

This fully photographed guide shows you how to enjoy the many gifts the garden offers inside your own home, transforming your living spaces into places filled with warmth, wonder, and life. Each season, Christie shares her notes on what to plant and walks you through easy projects that will surely become lifelong practices that help you bring the splendor and joy of the outdoors in.

Learn how to grow your house into a home in bloom.


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Meditations on the many life lessons the flower garden graciously offers.


Planting suggestions to help you grow beautiful things all year long.


Easy-to-make, floral creations that add life and warmth to your home.


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Preorder and Receive Valuable Resources from Christie  

Order your copy of A Home in Bloom before 4/11/2023 and receive a free guide on how to grow and arrange some of Christie’s favorite flowers. Get a head start on welcoming more joy and life into your home while you wait for your book to arrive. Simply order your copy from any online retailer and return to this page to fill out the preorder form and claim your downloadable guide.     


is a writer and avid gardener. She earned a PhD in English Literature from the University of Chicago and has taught literature and composition at the undergraduate level. Her books include Garden Maker: Growing a Life of Beauty and Wonder with Flowers, Roots and Sky: A Journey Home in Four Seasons, and Placemaker: Cultivating Places of Comfort, Beauty, and Peace. She explores her love of gardening and all things beautiful at her Victorian farmhouse in southeastern Pennsylvania.


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