Live Simply Press

A Seasonal Gardener's Handbook, Revised edition by Donna L. Long.
A Seasonal Gardener’s Handbook, Revised edition by Donna L. Long.


Live Simply Press is a small, independent publisher focused on natural history, natural gardening, and environmental issues. Guides often have a heavy emphasis on  Philadelphia and Mid-Atlantic regions.

About the Author

Live Simply Press is owned and operated by Donna L. Long. Donna is a writer and teacher. A former library director and high school teacher, she holds master degrees in Education and Library Management. Donna is a certified teacher of Environmental Science, a trained naturalist, and master home gardner. More about Donna here.

Donna is also available for presentations.


Available Titles

Live Simply Press publishes books and guides on ecology, ecological gardening, and environmental issues.

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Books by Donna L. Long

Grinnell Scientific Nature Journal 

A Seasonal Gardener’s Handbook 

Butterfly Life: How Butterflies are Born, Live, and Support the Earth’s Ecosystems

See all books and guides from Live Simply Press here.

Environmental Commitment

LIve SImply Press is committed to environmentally responsible publishing. Books and guides are available in immediately downloaded pdfs, electronic ePub, and print-on-demand paperbacks. Both the printed pdfs and paperbacks are recyclable. The ePub and digital pdfs are electronic and don’t need to be printed to be read.

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Contact Donna L. Long for any questions.