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A Year in the Life of a Rose: A Guide to Growing Roses from Coast to Coast , Reddell, Rayford Clayton
1 A Year in the Life of a Rose: A Guide to Growing Roses from Coast to Coast  Reddell, Rayford Clayton
0517706695 / 9780517706695 Very Good.  
Hardcover. 1st edition hardcover with dustjacket 1996 Harmony Books. Superclean; no marks; pages bright; binding tight. Only light wear to jacket. 176 pages; Index; Glossary; Sources. No photos. Language: English. 'If devotees of beautiful gardens were polled, the majority would probably single out roses as the most compelling of all flowers. Lamentably, roses might be voted the most intimidating flowers to grow, as well. The latest effort from one of the country's most respected rosarians offers to clarify cultural practices and general rose care. Reddell's forthright guide should appeal equally to individuals yearning to grow prizewinning roses and to ardent if less ambitious putterers--all those in need of a basic plan to aid in the cultivation of healthier, more floriferous rosebushes. For readers still confused about which roses to grow, Reddell demystifies the dispute surrounding old roses and modern hybrids. A special chapter features detailed tips, contributed by guest growers from across the country, on planting, pruning, fertilizing, and winterizing in USDA zones 4B to 11.'--Alice Joyce, Booklist.  
Price: 15.00 USD
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A Year of Flowers, Loewer, Peter
2 A Year of Flowers Loewer, Peter
087857817X / 9780878578177 Good. 
Hardcover. Hardcover 2nd printing published 1989 by Rodale Press. Bottom spine BUMPED; 1 page CREASED. Glossy picture cover -- no dustjacket. Very clean; no marks; pages bright; binding tight. Great reading copy. 254 pages; Index; Bibliography; 12 color photos; nice black-and-white art. Language: English. 'Loewer (The Annual Garden) hopes we will wind up surrounded by flowers throughout the year, and his easily understood explanations of floriculture and intriguingly unusual suggestions are persuasive. Organized by month, chapters make indoor and outdoor recommendations gleaned from 20 years' experience. Presentation is relaxed and conversational, as if Loewer were guiding an acquaintance around his home and yard, pointing out small and large wonders and inviting us back next season. Deftly anecdotal, he tosses in the extraneous but interesting fact that the man who rediscovered the California poppy in 1815 was a poet whose verse Schumann set to music. When explaining the needs of the columbine, Loewer digresses to leaf miners, insects that bore tunnels in leaves that resemble unintelligible handwriting by an elf. In garden plans, space is so quietly indicated as to be easily overlooked; plans include gardens for spring (perennials and bulbs), wildflowers, cut flowers, a container garden on a terrace and fall flowers. The last chapter is devoted to do-it-yourself window greenhouses--for indoors as well as out--which Loewer makes sound downright simple to build.'--Publishers Weekly, 1989. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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A-Z of Perennials (Successful Gardening), Reader's Digest
3 A-Z of Perennials (Successful Gardening) Reader's Digest
0895775549 / 9780895775542 Very Good. 
Hardcover. Hardcover published 1993 by Reader's Digest Association. Glossy picture cover-- no dustjacket. Only light shelfwear. Superclean; no marks; pages bright; binding tight; appears unread. 12x8 inches; 175 pages; loaded with color photos. Language: English. Lots of practical information: height, planting time, propagation, etc. Keywords: gardening, horticulture, flowers, garden, gardener, reference. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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ABC of Potted Plants, Nightingale, Gay
4 ABC of Potted Plants Nightingale, Gay
0668033363 / 9780668033367 Very Good. 
Hardcover. Hardcover with dustjacket, 1st U.S. edition published 1974 by Arco. Very clean; no marks; light wear. 64 pages; Index; color photos. Language: English. Simple instructions for care of house plants. Printed in Great Britain. Keywords: gardening, indoor plants, potted plants, container. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Along Mountain Trails (and in Boggy Meadows): A Guide to Northern Rocky Mountain Wildflowers, Dorward, Doreen Marsh; Swanson, Sally Randall
5 Along Mountain Trails (and in Boggy Meadows): A Guide to Northern Rocky Mountain Wildflowers Dorward, Doreen Marsh; Swanson, Sally Randall
1560442344 / 9781560442349 Very Good. 
Paperback. 2nd printing softcover 1993 The Boggy Meadows Press, Ketchum, Idaho. Note: This is NOT the most recent edition; WILDFLOWERS ONLY-- does not cover berries. Only light wear to covers. Superclean; no marks or creases; pages bright; binding tight. 104 pages; Indexes; Bibliography; Glossary; color photos and black-and-white drawings. 'This book is alive with the color of Idaho. It has wonderful drawings illustrating the features of the flowers, descriptions of where they can be found and at what time of year, plus interesting facts and Native American use. It is a must to own.'-- The Wood River Journal. Keywords: Rockies, wild flowers, nature, field guide. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Annuals: A Gardener's Guide (Plants & Gardens, Brooklyn Botanic Garden Record), Proctor, Rob (editor)
6 Annuals: A Gardener's Guide (Plants & Gardens, Brooklyn Botanic Garden Record) Proctor, Rob (editor)
094535276X / 9780945352761 Good. 
Paperback. Softcover 1992 Brooklyn Botanic Garden. Library sale inkstamp inside front cover. Otherwise very clean; pages bright; binding tight. Only light wear. 96 pages; Index; color photos. Topics: old-fashioned annuals; containers; natives; shade garden; cut flowers; climbing and trailing annuals; attracting butterflies and birds; more. Language: English. Keywords: gardening, horticulture. 
Price: 7.00 USD
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Bird Gardens (21st-Century Gardening Series), Kress, Stephen W.
7 Bird Gardens (21st-Century Gardening Series) Kress, Stephen W.
1889538086 / 9781889538082 Very Good. 
Paperback. Slim softcover published 1998 by Brooklyn Botanic Garden. Light-to-average wear. Very clean; no marks; pages bright; binding tight. 111 pages; Index; Further Reading; many full-color photos. Language: English. 'This nice little guide is a good introduction to both the science and the art of designing a garden that will attract birds. Kress, who has authored one other book on bird gardens, and the other contributors are all regional experts with the National Audubon Society. One of the early, and major, points that the book makes is that loss of habitat is having a tremendous negative effect on bird populations, and that by providing what they need for food, shelter, and nesting, the homeowner can help preserve many species. A chapter on the intertwined biology of birds and plants sets the stage for chapters on the 6 primary biogeographic regions of the U.S. Lists of suggested plants for each region are accompanied by descriptions of their use to birds, along with planting information. Lists of common birds by region, a nursery source list, and sources for further information complete a useful book that is highly recommended.'--Nancy Bent, Booklist. Keyword: gardening. 
Price: 7.00 USD
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Botany for Gardeners: An Introduction and Guide, Capon, Brian
8 Botany for Gardeners: An Introduction and Guide Capon, Brian
0881921637 / 9780881921632 Very Good. 
Hardcover. Hardcover with dustjacket, published 1990 by Timber Press. Note: This is NOT the most recent edition. Light wear to jacket: light crease on back; light scratches/scuffs. Very clean; no marks; pages bright; binding tight. 220 pages; Glossary-Index; color photos and black-and-white line drawings. Language: English. '[T]he perfect introduction ... written in layperson's language specifically for gardeners and horticulturalists. The entire breadth of botanical science is surveyed: the structure, function, and evolution of plants; how plants are constructed from cells and how they grow; responses to environments and adaptations; the process of photosynthesis; and plant reproduction and genetics. The understanding to be gained from this readable survey is both fascinating in its own right and sure to increase the gardener's pleasure and satisfaction in working with plants.' -- from jacket flap. Keywords: gardening, horticulture, garden, botanist, plant physiology. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Classic Garden Design: How to Adapt and Recreate Garden Features of the Past, Verey, Rosemary
9 Classic Garden Design: How to Adapt and Recreate Garden Features of the Past Verey, Rosemary
039457558X / 9780394575582 Very Good. 
Hardcover. Hardcover with dustjacket, revised edition, published 1989 by Random House. Minor edge-crumpling, tiny rip to jacket. Very clean; no marks; pages bright; binding tight. 160 pages; Reading List; Index; color and black-and-white photos and illustrations. Language: English. '[T]he respected authority Rosemary Verey offers the modern gardener an opportunity to learn from the great horticulturists of history. Bringing the past alive, Mrs. Verey tells how dozens of the world's famous gardens were made, and reveals the innovations of their designers -- William Lawson, John Evelyn, John and Jane Loudon, William Robinson, Gertrude Jekyll, and others. She focuses on individual design features.... The book is a menu of tantalizing possibilities: water gardens, beds and borders, paths, steps and fences, herbs, alpine wildflowers, garden ornaments, decorative vegetables, fruit, and most exciting of all revivals in modern gardening -- the meadow garden or flowery mead.' -- from jacket flap. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Cutting Gardens (Burpee American Gardening Series) , Davis, Chet
10 Cutting Gardens (Burpee American Gardening Series)  Davis, Chet
0671850431 / 9780671850432 Very Good.  
Paperback. Stated 1st edition softcover 1994 Prentice Hall. Top right corner of cover and pages BUMPED. Very clean; no marks; spine uncreased; pages bright; binding tight. 96pp, Index, color photos, Planting Lists, USDA hardiness map. Language: English. Author is Superintendent of the lovely, extensive grounds at Mohonk Mountain House in New Paltz, New York. Keywords: cut, flowers, floral, plants, flowering, harvesting, harvest, bloom, floriculture.  
Price: 9.00 USD
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Delphiniums, Bassett, David; Bassett, Shirley
11 Delphiniums Bassett, David; Bassett, Shirley
0881928003 / 9780881928006 New. 
Hardcover. Brand-new hardcover with dustjacket, published 2007 by Timber Press. Only minor store shelfwear to jacket. Pristine; no marks; pages bright; binding tight; unread. Gift-giving condition. 160 pages; Index; color photos. Language: English. 'Best known for their intense blue flowers and key role in traditional perennial borders, delphiniums are classic garden plants. Most of the 300 or so species are perennials, but there are also nearly 60 annual species in this and the related genus Consolida -- the true larkspurs. Several are native to the western United States and beloved by wildflower enthusiasts. This long-awaited book -- the only book on the subject currently in print -- provides a comprehensive survey of delphiniums and larkspurs. As well as describing the numerous species and cultivars, it discusses planting and cultivation considerations, propagation techniques, breeding programs, pests and diseases, and growing delphiniums in containers. Written by leading experts on the subject, and illustrated with wonderful photographs, it will fill a gap in the horticultural literature, providing information and inspiration to gardeners and wildflower lovers.' -- from jacket flap. Keywords: gardening, horticulture. 
Price: 23.00 USD
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Dwarf Campanulas and Associated Genera, Nicholls, Graham
12 Dwarf Campanulas and Associated Genera Nicholls, Graham
0881928100 / 9780881928105 Like New. 
Hardcover. Unread hardcover with dustjacket, published 2006 by Timber Press. Only minor store shelfwear to jacket. Very clean; no marks; pages bright; binding tight. Gift-giving condition. 272 pages; Index; Bibliography; Glossary; color photos. Foreword by Robert Rolfe. 'Campanulas have long been a gardeners' favourite, their spectacular summer performance earning them a place in the herbaceous border year after year. Here their lesser-known relatives, the smaller dwarf campanulas, take centre stage. ... More than 200 Campanula species and hybrids are described, and specialists and collectors will delight in the descriptions of rare and little-documented plants and devour the information about the plants' wild habitats. Understanding the diverse natures of these mountain dwellers is the key to successful cultivation, and newcomers and experts alike will appreciate the detailed cultivation and propagation advice provided by highly respected plantsman Graham Nicholls.' -- from jacket flap. Keywords: gardening, flower, horticulture, Alpine, rock garden, Campanulaceae. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Easy Compost: The Secret to Great Soil and Spectacular Plants (Brooklyn Botanic Garden 21st-Century Gardening Series), Hanson, Beth (editor)
13 Easy Compost: The Secret to Great Soil and Spectacular Plants (Brooklyn Botanic Garden 21st-Century Gardening Series) Hanson, Beth (editor)
1889538035 / 9781889538037 Good. 
Paperback. Paperback published 1998 by Brooklyn Botanic Garden. Sun-fading to cover corners; a few corner creases to pages. Clean and unmarked; pages bright; binding tight. Great reading/research copy. 111 pages; Index; color photos. Language: English. 'This essential guide shows you all the ins and outs of composting, from what to put into the pile to how best to use your compost in the garden.' -- from back cover. Keywords: gardening, horticulture, soil, organic, green, ecology, environment. 
Price: 8.50 USD
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Feng Shui in Your Garden, Jay, Roni
14 Feng Shui in Your Garden Jay, Roni
1841810436 / 9781841810430 New. 
Paperback. Brand-new softcover reprint, published 2000 by Godsfield. Very clean; no marks or creases; pages bright; binding tight; never read. Gift-giving condition. 108 pages; Index; plans; plant lists; lovely color photos. Language: English. 'Feng shui is the ancient Chinese art of organizing your surroundings so as to enhance your health, wealth, and happiness. Although most people think of feng shui in relation to houses, it was first used in the natural environment. This fascinating book explains how to apply the principles of feng shui to our own natural environment, the area around our homes. .... Feng Shui in Your Garden reveals how you can transform your garden and create a haven of repose and harmony.' -- from the publisher. Keywords: gardening, chi, energy, landscape design. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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Fragrant Gardens (Gardening by Design), Taylor, Jane
15 Fragrant Gardens (Gardening by Design) Taylor, Jane
0881622451 / 9780881622454 Good. 
Hardcover. 1st U.S. edition hardcover with dustjacket, published 1987 by Salem House. Light-to-average wear. Clean and unmarked; pages bright; binding tight. 79 pages; Index; plant lists; many handsome color photos. Language: English. 'Guides the reader, season by season, to the most fragrant and aromatic plants, from the flowering trees and tiny violets of spring, through summer's fragrant roses, pinks and lilies, scented annuals and border plants to the aromas of autumn and flowers of winter.'-- from the publisher. Keywords: gardening, horticulture, scent. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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G Is for Ecogarden: An A to Z Guide to a More Organically Healthy Garden, Dudley, Nigel
16 G Is for Ecogarden: An A to Z Guide to a More Organically Healthy Garden Dudley, Nigel
0380765225 / 9780380765225 Good. 
Paperback. Small, slim paperback published 1992 by Avon. Clean; no marks other than number on barcode. Only light wear. Language: English. Keywords: organic, gardening, horticulture, green living, pesticide-free, chemical-free, environmental. 
Price: 7.00 USD
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Gardening for Everyone (Special Feature: Terrariums and Dish Gardens) , Grounds, Roger (editor)
17 Gardening for Everyone (Special Feature: Terrariums and Dish Gardens)  Grounds, Roger (editor)
Good.  
Hardcover. Hardcover with dustjacket 1974 Westport Corp., NY. Edgewear to jacket: many chips and tiny rips. Text clean and unmarked; pages bright; binding tight. 188 pages; color photos. Language: English. Nice brief, general overview of gardener's basics. Originally published in UK; this edition retains British flavor in text and pictures, but the cultural and hardiness recommendations have been adapted for the US. Topics include Large and Small Garden Design; Fences, Hedges, Paths and Edgings; Unusually Sited Gardens; Labor Saving Gardens; Water and Bog Gardens; Rose Garden; Rock Garden; Herbaceous Beds and Borders; Greenhouses, Frames and Cloches; Terrariums and Dish Gardens; more. Keyword: horticulture. No ISBN.  
Price: 12.00 USD
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Gardening with Groundcovers and Vines, Lacy, Allen; Woodyard, Cynthia (photographer)
18 Gardening with Groundcovers and Vines Lacy, Allen; Woodyard, Cynthia (photographer)
0060169133 / 9780060169138 Good. 
Hardcover. 1st edition hardcover with dustjacket, published 1995 by HarperCollins. Noticeable average wear: Light scratches and edge-crumpling to jacket; several small stains on pages. Binding is solid. Good reading/research copy. 233 pages; Index; Bibliography; 140+ beautiful and inspiring color photos. '[T]he first fully illustrated book to consider [groundcovers and vines] as indispensable elements of a garden -- instead of substitutes for turf grass in shady spots or to help screen an ugly view. ... The book goes far beyond such staple plants as pachysandra and English ivy, calling attention to hundreds of easily but not commonly grown plants'. -- from jacket flap. Keywords: garden, horticulture, climbing plants. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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Groundcovers (Burpee American Gardening series), Roach, Margaret
19 Groundcovers (Burpee American Gardening series) Roach, Margaret
0671846477 / 9780671846473 Very Good. 
Paperback. Softcover published 1993 by Prentice Hall. Only light wear. Clean, unmarked, uncreased; pages bright; binding tight. 96 pages; Index; color photos and black-and-white diagrams. Language: English. 'More and more gardeners are coming to realize how impractical the ordinary lawn is, costly in both time-consuming upkeep and the squandering of precious water resources. Today there are literally hundreds of superb, lower maintenance groundcovers that offer an extraordinary range of choices, allowing for truly extraordinary design.' -- from back cover. Includes descriptions of 200+ groundcovers, vines, and grasses; more than 130 color photos; complete cultural information. Keywords: garden, gardening, horticulture, plant. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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Heirloom Herbs: Using Old-Fashioned Herbs in Gardens, Recipes, and Decorations , Forsell, Mary; Cenicola, Tony (photographer)
20 Heirloom Herbs: Using Old-Fashioned Herbs in Gardens, Recipes, and Decorations  Forsell, Mary; Cenicola, Tony (photographer)
0394583361 / 9780394583365 Good.  
Hardcover. 1st edition hardcover with dustjacket 1990 Villard Books. Noticeable average wear. Very clean; no marks; pages bright; binding tight. Foreword by Rosemary Verey. Covers 45+ herbs. 160pp, Index, Bibliography, 125 color photos. Language: English. NOTE: Cannot ship outside U.S. via Global Priority -- Surface or Airmail only. Keywords: herbal, herbalist, herbalism, plants, lore, folklore, history, antique, growing, harvesting, preserving, cooking, culinary, medicinal, medicine, potpourri, sachet, centerpiece, crafts.  
Price: 20.00 USD
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