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Gardening Through the Year

By: Evans, Hazel

Price: $9.25

Publisher: New York, Perennial Library: 1986

Seller ID: 002177

ISBN: 0060961007

Condition: 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 m... View more info

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Landscape It Yourself

By: Gibbs, Jamie

Price: $8.40

Publisher: New York, Perennial Library: 1988

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 002176

ISBN: 0060960558

Condition: Near Fine


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 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

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Complete Book of House Plants

By: Grabe, Andree Vilas

Price: $6.95

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1958

Seller ID: 004098

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


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 o... View more info

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Garden Style

By: Hobhouse, Penelope

Price: $18.95

Publisher: Boston, Little Brown & Company: 1988

Seller ID: 002247

ISBN: 0316367508

Condition: 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... View more info

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Bonsai - Miniature Potted Trees

By: Kobayasi, Norio

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Tokyo, Japan Travel Bureau: 1951

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 002173

Condition: 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 ... View more info

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A Southern Garden : A Handbook for the Middle South

By: Lawrence, Elizabeth

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Chapel Hill, NC, University of North Carolina Press: 1984

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 002237

ISBN: 0807841005

Condition: 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.... View more info

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Gardener's Diary

By: Metropolitan Museum of Art Staff

Price: $6.95

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown, and Company: 1988

Seller ID: 002174

ISBN: 0821217011

Condition: 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 m... View more info

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Ornamental Grasses and Grasslike Plants

By: Oakes, A. J.

Price: $27.50

Publisher: New York, Van Nostrand Reinhold: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002240

ISBN: 0442239319

Condition: 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 specie... View more info

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Botany for Gardeners

By: Rickett, Harold William

Price: $6.45

Publisher: New York, MacMillan Company: 1957

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 002408

Condition: 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 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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Color with Annuals

By: Sinnes, A. Cort; McKinley, Mike; ORTHO Books Staff (editor)

Price: $4.95

Publisher: San Francisco, Cal, Ortho Books: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002242

ISBN: 0897210956

Condition: Very Good


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 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

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Bonsai - Culture and Care of Miniature Trees

By: Sunset Editorial Staff

Price: $4.95

Publisher: Menlo Park, Calif., Lane Books: 1971

Edition: Thirteenth Printing

Seller ID: 002178

Condition: 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 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

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Gardening in Containers

By: Sunset Editorial Staff

Price: $3.95

Publisher: Menlo Park, Calif., Lane Books: 1974

Edition: Fourteenth Printing

Seller ID: 002409

Condition: 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 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

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Bonsai - Culture and Care of Miniature Trees

By: Sunset Editorial Staff

Price: $4.75

Publisher: Menlo Park, Calif., Lane Books: 1972

Edition: Fourteenth Printing

Seller ID: 003025

Condition: 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 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

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The Sheltered Garden

By: Toogood, Alan

Price: $14.95

Publisher: North Pomfret, VT, Trafalgar Square: 1989

Seller ID: 002232

ISBN: 094395519X

Condition: Very Good- in Near Fine dust jacket


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 disadvantag... View more info

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Climbing Roses (Classic Garden Plants Ser.)

By: Warner, Christopher

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Guilford, Conn., The Globe Pequot Press: 1988

Seller ID: 002244

ISBN: 0871067315

Condition: 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 st... View more info