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The Perennial Gardener
$5.99
Description
Frederick McGourty, one of our best known nurserymen and writers, tackles every gardener's favorite subject in this delightfully opinionated book.
ISBN
9780395572290
By
McGourty, Frederick
Publisher
Houghton Mifflin
Item Condition
Used, Like New
About This Product
Excellent, unmarked copy with little wear and tight binding. We ship in recyclable American-made mailers. 100% money-back guarantee on all orders.
Item SKU
1118444
Location
F
Bulbs for Indoors: Year-Round Windowsill Splendor (Brooklyn Botanic Garden Series, Handbook No. 148)
$4.99
Description
This handy guide tells you how to force spectacular tulips, fragrant hyacinths and other hardy bulbs from a head start on spring, and how to grow rare tender bulbs from the tropics and subtropics, which bloom in winter, spring, summer and fall.
ISBN
9780945352945
By
Brooklyn Botantical Gardens
Publisher
Brooklyn Botanic Garden
Item Condition
Used, Like New
About This Product
Excellent, unmarked copy with little wear and tight binding. We ship in recyclable American-made mailers. 100% money-back guarantee on all orders.
Item SKU
1118419
Location
F
Proper Garden
$4.99
Description
This book discusses garden design, mulches, and border arrangements, and tells how to use lavender, salvia, geraniums, dianthus, and other hardy perennials.
ISBN
9780811707114
By
Sheldon, Elisabeth
Publisher
Stackpole Books
Item Condition
Used, Very Good
About This Product
Clean, unmarked copy with some edge wear. Good binding. Dust jacket included if issued with one. We ship in recyclable American-made mailers. 100% money-back guarantee on all orders.
Item SKU
1118389
Location
F
The City Gardener's Handbook
$7.35
Description
The comprehensive guide for all types of city gardening by the award-winning New York Times gardening columnist. From picking planters to turning soil, this book covers ever step of the city gardening process. Illustrated.
ISBN
9780394583716
By
Yang, Linda
Publisher
Random House
Item Condition
Used, Very Good
About This Product
Clean, unmarked copy with some edge wear. Good binding. Dust jacket included if issued with one. We ship in recyclable American-made mailers. 100% money-back guarantee on all orders.
Item SKU
1125049
Location
B
Taylor's Pocket Guide to Bulbs for Spring (Taylor's pocket guides)
$5.18
Description
It wouldn't be spring without daffodils, tulips, and hyacinths, and this volume has dozens of varieties of each. But it also introduces gardeners to many lesser-known, and often easier, bulbs, including dozens of charmers like glory-of-the-snow, grape-hyacinth, and bluebells. 80 color photos.
ISBN
9780395510186
By
Taylor, Norman
Publisher
Houghton Mifflin
Item Condition
Used, Very Good
About This Product
Clean, unmarked copy with some edge wear. Good binding. Dust jacket included if issued with one. We ship in recyclable American-made mailers. 100% money-back guarantee on all orders.
Item SKU
1118842
Location
F
The Unsung Season: Gardens and Gardeners in Winter
$5.87
Description
While most gardeners lose one quarter of the year, some happily pursue their hobby undaunted by the hostile elements. Written by one gardener who loves winter and photographed by another, The Unsung Season introduces us to a wonderful collection of gardening individualists. Some had the foresight to design their gardens to look beautiful when viewed through the windows. Others bring their gardening pleasures inside, turning windowsills, spare bedrooms, and enclosed porches into makeshift greenhouses. Some happily don snowshoes to prune, chop, and saw their way through the winter, and some turn their creative gardening juices into making things for and from their gardens in kitchens and basement workshops. Whether the reader loves winter or stoically endures it, The Unsung Season will share both the pleasures and the survival techniques of these special gardeners. There's something here for every gardener, just when he or she needs it most.
ISBN
9780395715512
By
Bussolini, Karen
Publisher
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Item Condition
Used, Very Good
About This Product
Clean, unmarked copy with some edge wear. Good binding. Dust jacket included if issued with one. We ship in recyclable American-made mailers. 100% money-back guarantee on all orders.
Item SKU
1118489
Location
F
The Propagator's Handbook: Fifty Foolproof Recipes-Hundreds of Plants for Your Garden
$6.80
ISBN
9781570760402
By
Thompson, Peter
Publisher
Trafalgar Square Pub
Item Condition
Used, Like New
About This Product
Excellent, unmarked copy with little wear and tight binding. We ship in recyclable American-made mailers. 100% money-back guarantee on all orders.
Item SKU
1118439
Location
F
Front Yard Gardens: Growing More Than Grass
$5.87
Description

Although upkeep is labor intensive and often requires an arsenal of dangerous chemicals to keep it free of weeds and pests, the appeal of a manicured lawn is almost irresistible. But more people are discovering a very attractive alternative.

Packed with practical tips and beautiful photographs, Front Yard Gardens Explores the history of the lawn and our attachment to it Contains examples of front yard gardens from more than seventy gardens across North America Provides step-by-step instructions to start and grow your own front yard garden

Liz Primeau transformed her lawn in a quiet suburb to a mixed garden with a profusion of flowering plants, shrubs, and cacti. She now enjoys an eye-catching front garden that requires no chemicals and less watering than her lawn.

This book includes overall planning and design, and outlines the steps for removing the grass, enriching the soil, and planting. The book is divided into several types of front yard gardens, including cottage, minimalist, secret, neighborhood, downtown, and natural. She discusses the key elements of each style, gives tips on how to create and maintain the garden, and provides a list of complementary plants.

With more than two hundred beautiful photographs taken expressly for this book by Andrew Leyerle, Front Yard Gardens is a sensual treasure-trove of ideas.

ISBN
9781552977101
By
Primeau, Liz
Publisher
Firefly Books
Item Condition
Used, Very Good
About This Product
Clean, unmarked copy with some edge wear. Good binding. Dust jacket included if issued with one. We ship in recyclable American-made mailers. 100% money-back guarantee on all orders.
Item SKU
1118382
Location
F
All About Pruning
$5.84
ISBN
9780897211987
By
Buscher, Fred
Publisher
Ortho Books
Item Condition
Used, Like New
About This Product
Excellent, unmarked copy with little wear and tight binding. We ship in recyclable American-made mailers. 100% money-back guarantee on all orders.
Item SKU
742884
Location
L
The Small Garden: A Practical Guide to Planning & Planting (Wayside Gardens Collection)
$5.87
Description
Find maximum enjoyment in a minimum of gardening space. Several illustrated planting plans and dozens of full-color photographs explore what you can accomplish in a small yard. Guidance is given on selecting pavings as well as the right grasses for laying a lawn. Discover the possibilities of boundary treatments like walls, fences, trellises, and hedges, and see how features like furniture, containers, sculpture, lighting, and even water can be incorporated. Choose the perfect plants for your space and design. Care and maintenance instruction is included along with tasks for each season.
ISBN
9780806938332
By
Toll, Julie
Publisher
Sterling Pub Co Inc
Item Condition
Used, Very Good
About This Product
Clean, unmarked copy with some edge wear. Good binding. Dust jacket included if issued with one. We ship in recyclable American-made mailers. 100% money-back guarantee on all orders.
Item SKU
692814
Location
A
Carnivorous Plants of the World
$8.65
Description
First published in 1986, a gardening handbook which examines carnivorous plants from around the world, covering Venus fly traps, pitcher plants, sundews, butterworts and bladderworts, offering advice on cultivation, pests and diseases and hybridization.
ISBN
9780881920666
By
Pietropaolo, Patricia
Publisher
Timber Press
Item Condition
Used, Good
About This Product
Moderate edge wear. Binding good. May have marking in text. Dust jacket included if issued with one. We sometimes source from libraries. We ship in recyclable American-made mailers. 100% money-back guarantee on all orders.
Item SKU
652798
Location
A
Buzz: The Nature and Necessity of Bees
$16.99
Description
As seen on PBS's American Spring LIVE, the award-winning author of The Triumph of Seeds and Feathers presents a natural and cultural history of bees: the buzzing wee beasties that make the world go round.
Bees are like oxygen: ubiquitous, essential, and, for the most part, unseen. While we might overlook them, they lie at the heart of relationships that bind the human and natural worlds. In Buzz, the beloved Thor Hanson takes us on a journey that begins 125 million years ago, when a wasp first dared to feed pollen to its young. From honeybees and bumbles to lesser-known diggers, miners, leafcutters, and masons, bees have long been central to our harvests, our mythologies, and our very existence. They've given us sweetness and light, the beauty of flowers, and as much as a third of the foodstuffs we eat. And, alarmingly, they are at risk of disappearing.
As informative and enchanting as the waggle dance of a honeybee, Buzz shows us why all bees are wonders to celebrate and protect. Read this book and you'll never overlook them again.
ISBN
9781541699533
By
Hanson, Thor
Publisher
Basic Books
Item Condition
New
About This Product
New from publisher.
Item SKU
9781541699533
Location
Nature
The Japanese Iris
$17.22
Description
An international authority on irises offers the first definitive book in English on the history and cultivation of the Japanese iris.
ISBN
9780874515121
By
McEwen, Currier
Publisher
Brandeis University Press
Item Condition
Used, Very Good
About This Product
Signed by author. Clean, unmarked copy with some edge wear. Good binding. Dust jacket included if issued with one. We ship in recyclable American-made mailers. 100% money-back guarantee on all orders.
Item SKU
652622
Location
A
Alpine Wildflowers
$5.44
Description
Alpine Wildflowers, the third in a three-book series on wildflowers of the northern Rocky Mountains, is an invaluable and convenient pocket guide for hikers, travelers, and all amateur botanists, as well as teachers, range managers, and other experts. This book groups, pictures, and describes each wildflower according to family. Technical terminology has been kept to a minimum, and line drawings, a picture glossary, and a glossary of botanical terms help identify species quickly and accurately. The first book in the series, Prairie Wildflowers covers open-terrain wildflowers. The second book, Forest Wildflowers concentrates on wildflowers of the forest environment. This book covers high-altitude wildflowers. For any nature-lover who has asked, "What flower is that?" Alpine Wildflowers holds the answer.
ISBN
9781560440116
By
Strickler, Dee
Publisher
The Flower Press
Item Condition
Used, Very Good
About This Product
Clean, unmarked copy with some edge wear. Good binding. Dust jacket included if issued with one. We ship in recyclable American-made mailers. 100% money-back guarantee on all orders.
Item SKU
1118867
Location
F
Taylor's Pocket Guide to Bulbs for Summer (Taylor's pocket guides)
$4.99
Description
After the riotous flowers of spring fade away, too many gardens are colorless in summer. The answer is to grow summer bulbs--gladioli, lilies, daylilies, dahlias, tuberous begonias, cannas, and others covered in this book. 80 color photos.
ISBN
9780395510162
By
Taylor, Norman
Publisher
Houghton Mifflin
Item Condition
Used, Very Good
About This Product
Clean, unmarked copy with some edge wear. Good binding. Dust jacket included if issued with one. We ship in recyclable American-made mailers. 100% money-back guarantee on all orders.
Item SKU
1118843
Location
F
The Field Guide to Wild Flowers
$6.70
Description
From a raspberry-scented and crimson-pink Orchid to a small, light-blue Forget-Me-Not, a spectacular display of the most exquisite wild flowers blossom in this lavishly illustrated reference, based on F. Schuyler Mathews' landmark "Field Book of American Wild Flowers." Filled with updated information, striking line drawings, and color photos, it will please everyone from armchair enthusiasts to hikers looking for a dependable guide. Each entry features the flower's common name, color, season, and more. Species covered include: lacy Three-Leaved False Solomon's Seal; a brilliantly colored Wild Orange-Red Lily; the pretty purple Dwarf Iris; the sunny yellow Wild Senna; and Wintergreen, with its aromatic berries.ide.
ISBN
9781402706950
By
Mathews, F Schuyler
Publisher
Main Street
Item Condition
Used, Very Good
About This Product
Clean, unmarked copy with some edge wear. Good binding. Dust jacket included if issued with one. We ship in recyclable American-made mailers. 100% money-back guarantee on all orders.
Item SKU
1118653
Location
B
The Ward Lock Encyclopedia of Practical Gardening
$7.61
Description
A comprehensive gardening directory of garden plants and guide to gardening techniques, this book covers over 4000 garden flowers, plants and shrubs, with notes on cultivation and uses in the garden. It also offers advice, with step-by-step instructions, on garden design, construction and planting: pools, rock gardens, pergolas and other structures, plant propagation and pests and diseases. The book explains many other gardening skills from making mulch to grafting a fruit tree.
ISBN
9780706376395
By
Pereire, Anita
Publisher
Sterling Pub Co Inc
Item Condition
Used, Very Good
About This Product
Clean, unmarked copy with some edge wear. Good binding. Dust jacket included if issued with one. We ship in recyclable American-made mailers. 100% money-back guarantee on all orders.
Item SKU
1119408
Location
B
A Garden of One's Own: Making and Keeping Your Flower Garden
$11.60
Description
In a voice reminiscent of M.F.K. Fisher, one of the great personalities of the gardening world shares the techniques and insights that have made her extraordinary garden bloom from spring to late fall. With the eye of an artist, Bakalar offers a gardener's vision--enhanced by color photos and illustrations.
ISBN
9780688121457
By
Bakalar, Elsa
Publisher
William Morrow
Item Condition
Used, Like New
About This Product
Excellent, unmarked copy with little wear and tight binding. We ship in recyclable American-made mailers. 100% money-back guarantee on all orders.
Item SKU
1118396
Location
F
An Island Garden
$27.95
Description
Though Celia Thaxter had always thought of herself first and foremost as a poet, it is her Island Garden for which she is remembered. This, a collection of remembrances and advice from her summers gardening on Appledore Island among the Isles of Shoals, was originally published in 1894, shortly before her death.

Her father, Thomas Laighton, a linchpin of the nineteenth-century New England cultural scene, ran the Appledore House Hotel, which became a salon for many prominent writers and artists, including figures such Emerson, Hawthorne, Longfellow, Jewett, and Whittier. Childe Hassam, the famous American Impressionist whose delicate watercolor paintings appear throughout this volume, treasured his summers spent with these "jolly, refined, interesting and artistic set of people‚]‚€‚] like one large family."

Celia's garden, on this same island, was admired by her friends and neighbors, and her picturesque language captures its stretching stems and blossoming flowers in vivid prose, ranging in mood from bitter defeat delivered by unrelenting slugs to the exultant triumph of birdsong and bursting blooms. For over a century, An Island Garden has served as an example of the very best garden writing has to offer, and inspiration for all writers of prose.

ISBN
9781567926439
By
Thaxter, Celia
Publisher
David R. Godine, Publisher
Item Condition
New
About This Product
New from publisher.
Item SKU
9781567926439
Location
Nature