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Gardening Through the Year, Evans, Hazel
1 Evans, Hazel Gardening Through the Year
New York Perennial Library 1986 0060961007 / 9780060961008 Trade Paperback Very Good+ 


Corners bumped, covers creased at hinges. 192 pp, glossary, index, table of pests and diseases. A bright, attractive copy.

"This attractive month-by-month guide to caring for your garden will prove to be an invaluable, authoritative reference no matter whether you are a seasoned gardener or a beginner. As any gardener knows, careful planning and organization not only bring a garden to its most beautiful and bountiful, but make gardening chores much simpler and more enjoyable. Gardening Through the Year tells you just when and how to undertake all of the major gardening tasks, with step-by-step illustrations demonstrating the techniques you need to know in order to keep your garden looking its best. "; 4to - over 9" - 12" tall
002177 
Price: 9.25 USD

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Landscape It Yourself, Gibbs, Jamie
2 Gibbs, Jamie Landscape It Yourself
New York Perennial Library 1988 0060960558 / 9780060960551 First Thus Trade Paperback Near Fine 
Illustrated by Hively, James E.; Tajiri, Jill

Corners bumped. x + 235 pp, index, common/botanical name cross-reference, supplier list. A clean, tight attractive copy.

"An expert shows you how to design and professionally landscape the perfect setting for your house, garden apartment, townhouse, or condominium." Illustrations by James E. Hively and Jill Tajiri based on original plans and illustrations by the author.; 4to - over 9" - 12" tall
002176 
Price: 8.40 USD

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Complete Book of House Plants, Grabe, Andree Vilas
3 Grabe, Andree Vilas Complete Book of House Plants
New York Random House 1958 Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Illustrated by Grabe, Andree Vilas

128 pp., list of plant dealers, Complete Botanical Index, extensive black and white photographs. Edgewear along bottom edge, corners bumped/worn. DJ has 1" chip in middle of top edge, tiny, shallow chips at ends of spine, price-clipped, 4 tiny tears. Text is clean and unmarked.

"Here, in clear, concise and lively language, is everything you need to know about growing plants in your home. Lavishly illustrated, organized for handy reference. . . the heart of the book is a Complete Picture Dictionary containing descriptions of 275 plants. The facts are all here: information on soil, potting, watering, light, temperature, pests and propagation."; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall
004098 
Price: 6.95 USD

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Garden Style, Hobhouse, Penelope
4 Hobhouse, Penelope Garden Style
Boston Little Brown & Company 1988 0316367508 / 9780316367509 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 


Corners bumped, jacket shows a little edge wear, rubbing. 216 pp, bibliography, index, gardens to visit. A bright attractive copy.

"The successful designing and planting of a fine garden is an art which, like all others, is rooted in basic principles and techniques. Written by Penelope Hobhouse, one of Britain's foremost authorities on gardens and gardening, Garden Style covers every aspect of garden style, from the formal structure of the garden to the smallest detail in individual plantings, and provides an informed commentary on many of the best designed gardens in the world. Using these beautiful creations for reference, Penelope Hobhouse-at once gardener, plantswoman, garden writer, and historian-shows how to lay out and plant all types of gardens: formal, patterned, natural, and flower."; 4to - over 9" - 12" tall
002247 
Price: 18.95 USD

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Bonsai - Miniature Potted Trees, Kobayasi, Norio
5 Kobayasi, Norio Bonsai - Miniature Potted Trees
Tokyo Japan Travel Bureau 1951 Reprint Edition Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket 


Corners bumped, some edge wear and darkening especially to spine, spine is broken at pp 18/19 and 168/169 but everything is still attached. Green boards with somewhat faded gold lettering and photo of Higan-zakura on front cover. 177 pp, appendix, index, numerous b-w photos and color frontispiece. Owner's inscrip on front free end paper.

"Care of Bonsai" flyer from Yamaguchi Bonsai Nursery and "Making Things Grow" flyer from WGBH laid in. A renowned Japanese expert in the art of Bonsai-making presents this little gem of a book covering the history of Bonsai, classification methods, cultivation, transplantation and more.; 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall
002173 
Price: 9.95 USD

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A Southern Garden : A Handbook for the Middle South, Lawrence, Elizabeth
6 Lawrence, Elizabeth A Southern Garden : A Handbook for the Middle South
Chapel Hill, NC University of North Carolina Press 1984 0807841005 / 9780807841006 Revised Edition Soft Cover Very Good in Very Good+ dust jacket 


Soft cover, white wrappers and dust jacket. Minor edge wear, a little soiling to edges, darkening inside covers under DJ flaps. Jacket shows a little edge wear. A bright, attractive copy. xxix + 257 pp, index, table of blooming dates, Preface to the Paperbound edition, Further Notes 1967.

"First published in 1942, A Southern Garden continues to be an indispensable guide for gardeners in the South and indeed in all parts of Zone 8, from Richmond to the West Coast. Using her own gardens and those of her neighbors, she has gathered practical ideas for this handbook for many years. Here can be found what to plant (the common and scientific names for each flower are given), where to get it, when and where to plant it, and how much to nurse it. Tables giving the blooming dates of more than eight hundred plant varieties, recorded over a period of years, are indispensable to garden plans. The author takes us through the cycle of seasons, telling us which plants are most suitable for bloom in the Middle South's mild winters, in the long springs, in the hot, dry summers, and in the slow climax of autumns."; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall
002237 
Price: 12.50 USD

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Gardener's Diary, Metropolitan Museum of Art Staff
7 Metropolitan Museum of Art Staff Gardener's Diary
Boston Little, Brown, and Company 1988 0821217011 / 9780821217016 Pictorial Cover Very Good with no dust jacket 


Corners bumped, no markings in this book, green cloth bookmark bound in. A bright, attractive copy.

An exquisite gardener's diary with color illustrations throughout which are adaptations of designs from Les Fleurs et leurs applications decoratives, a portfolio of works from 1901 by the French artist and designer E.A. Seguy. Contents include a month by month diary section for the gardener to record his/her gardening activities, with monthly reminders geared toward moderate climates; planning grids for the garden designer; a record-keeping section (new plant details, planting schedule, propagation records); and sections on pests and diseases, soil improvements, nurseries and gardens visited, suppliers and more including a photo section to display the gardener's end results. This is a truly aesthetically pleasing book which any gardener would love to have.; 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall
002174 
Price: 6.95 USD

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Ornamental Grasses and Grasslike Plants, Oakes, A. J.
8 Oakes, A. J. Ornamental Grasses and Grasslike Plants
New York Van Nostrand Reinhold 1990 0442239319 / 9780442239312 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 


Spine slanted, slight edge wear to boards and jacket. A bright attractive copy. ix + 614 pp, appendices, glossary, bibliography, index.

"This comprehensive reference emphasizes the ornamental value and versatility of a wide variety of grass species and grasslike plants. It provides scientists, nursery managers, horticulturists, and gardening enthusiasts with practical information on the adaptation, habitat, appearance, cultivation, and uses of hundreds of species and cultivars of temperate and tropical origin. The volume is divided into four chapters which cover the broad categories of ornamental grasses, bamboo, grasslike plants, and rushes and sedges."; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall
002240 
Price: 27.50 USD

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The Purest of Pleasures : The Creation of a Romantic Garden, Parker, Jill
9 Parker, Jill The Purest of Pleasures : The Creation of a Romantic Garden
London Hodder & Stoughton, Limited 1988 034041605X / 9780340416051 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Illustrated by Brammall, Wendy

Slight spine slant, corners bumped, slight edge wear to jacket. A clean, bright, attractive copy. 192 pp, 8 pp of color plates, line drawings, index of plants.

"When Jill Parker and her husband bought a disused farm with five and a half acres of seedy farmland, she knew virtually nothing about gardening. The farm came complete with derelict outhouses, old chicken-runs, concrete pigsties and dilapidated sheds roofed in corrugated iron. But to Jill Parker, it was to be the garden she had been looking for, a garden which she would simply have to create from scratch. The Purest of Pleasures is the fascinating story of that garden in the making and its gradual transformation, under the hand of an enthusiastic plantswoman, from these unpromising beginnings into a thing of grace and beauty."; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall
002241 
Price: 14.95 USD

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Botany for Gardeners, Rickett, Harold William
10 Rickett, Harold William Botany for Gardeners
New York MacMillan Company 1957 Book Club (BCE/BOMC) Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 


236 pp, appendix, index. Slight spine slant, corners bumped, jacket shows a little edge wear and rubbing. A clean, tight copy.

"How plants grow, rather than how to grow plants, is the subject of this informative book" by Harold William Rickett of the New York Botanical Garden.; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall
002408 
Price: 6.45 USD

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Color with Annuals, Sinnes, A. Cort; McKinley, Mike; ORTHO Books Staff (editor)
11 Sinnes, A. Cort; McKinley, Mike; ORTHO Books Staff (editor) Color with Annuals
San Francisco, Cal Ortho Books 1987 0897210956 / 9780897210959 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good 
Illustrated by Clark-Huegel, Cyndie

Corners bumped, slight edge wear. 112pp, index, metric conversion chart.

"The complete guide to growing annuals in beds, borders, and containers; instructions on starting from seed and on planting, care, and pest control; and encyclopedia with extensive information on all the favorite annual flowers."; 4to - over 9" - 12" tall
002242 
Price: 4.95 USD

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Bonsai - Culture and Care of Miniature Trees, Sunset Editorial Staff
12 Sunset Editorial Staff Bonsai - Culture and Care of Miniature Trees
Menlo Park, Calif. Lane Books 1971 Thirteenth Printing Soft Cover Very Good 


Corners bumped, slight edge wear/rubbing. 80 pages, index. A clean, tight copy.

A comprehensive book covering the collecting, propagating, training and displaying of bonsai.; 4to - over 9" - 12" tall
002178 
Price: 4.95 USD

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Bonsai - Culture and Care of Miniature Trees, Sunset Editorial Staff
13 Sunset Editorial Staff Bonsai - Culture and Care of Miniature Trees
Menlo Park, Calif. Lane Books 1972 Fourteenth Printing Soft Cover Very Good- 


Corners bumped, slight edge wear/rubbing, 2 corners creased. 80 pages, index. A clean, unmarked copy.

A comprehensive book covering the collecting, propagating, training and displaying of bonsai.; 4to - over 9" - 12" tall
003025 
Price: 4.75 USD

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Gardening in Containers, Sunset Editorial Staff
14 Sunset Editorial Staff Gardening in Containers
Menlo Park, Calif. Lane Books 1974 Fourteenth Printing Soft Cover Good+ 


95 pp, index, numerous b/w illustrations. corners bumped, minor edge wear, price tag on front cover.

A comprehensive guide to container gardening, including how to garden in containers, plants that like to live in containers, and where to put them and how to use them, plants that solve problems, gardening in small spaces, and plants for pleasure.; 4to - over 9" - 12" tall
002409 
Price: 3.95 USD

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The Sheltered Garden, Toogood, Alan
15 Toogood, Alan The Sheltered Garden
North Pomfret, VT Trafalgar Square 1989 094395519X / 9780943955193 Hardcover Very Good- in Near Fine dust jacket 
Illustrated by Glover, John

Spine separated between half-title and front free end paper, exposing webbing. otherwise this is a clean, bright copy.

"Alan Toogood's expert advice shows you how to make the most of whatever shelter your garden may offer: dry, shady beds beneath high hedges can provide an ideal home of all sorts of shrubs; hot sunny walls are the perfect place to grow figs, grapes and even peaches. He shows you how to provide shelter and explains the advantages and disadvantages of different types-hedges, brick walls and openwork screens, which can all be used to hide ugly views or to create secret, scented areas within a more open-plan garden. Full of delightful and original ideas and John Glover's superb, specially commissioned photography, The Sheltered Garden will appeal to everyone who enjoys outdoor living. Whether you garden is large or small, rolling acres or a tiny patio, Alan Toogood will help you to explore its full potential."; 4to - over 9" - 12" tall
002232 
Price: 14.95 USD

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Climbing Roses (Classic Garden Plants Ser.), Warner, Christopher
16 Warner, Christopher Climbing Roses (Classic Garden Plants Ser.)
Guilford, Conn. The Globe Pequot Press 1988 0871067315 / 9780871067319 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 


Corners bumped, dampstain to top of back board and inside jacket. A bright, attractive copy. 144 pp, glossary, Societies, bibliography, index, illustrated end papers.

"Roses abound in gardens throughout the world, but surprisingly few gardeners choose to plant a climbing rose. In this beautifully illustrated book, specialist rose grower Christopher Warner argues the case for these Cinderellas of the rose world." Contains a history of the climbing rose, a step-by-step guide to growing them, and the author's personal selection of the best 100 climbing roses.; 4to - over 9" - 12" tall
002244 
Price: 12.50 USD

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