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cover of Growing Up the Wall:  How to Grow Food in Vertical Places, on Roofs and in Small Spaces

Growing Up the Wall: How to Grow Food in Vertical Places, on Roofs and in Small Spaces

by Fisher, Sue

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Published
2013
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Good
ISBN
9780857841094
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Green Books, 2013. Wide 12mo size paperback; 171 glossy pages with color photographs From back: "This practical, illustrated guide will help you transform bare walls and cramped spaces into thriving, productive and beautiful green zones... This book includes: Making the most of window boxes and hanging baskets Using special containers Creating edible roof gardens and green… Read more
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cover of Seedlings and Soil:  Botany for Young Experimenters

Seedlings and Soil: Botany for Young Experimenters

by Prime, C.T. & Aaron E. Klein

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Published
1973
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Good
Edition
First American
ISBN
9780385058285
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$21.00

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New York: Doubleday, 1973. Stated First American Edition 8vo size hardcover with dust jacket; 131 pages with some black and white illustrations. Dust jacket illustrated and designed by Eric Carle! The other illustrations in the book are unattributed, but do not appear to be Eric Carle's work. From jacket: "(This) is an entirely practical book… Read more
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cover of Japanese Flower Arrangement:  A Complete Primer

Japanese Flower Arrangement: A Complete Primer

by Allen, Ellen G.

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Published
1963
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Good
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Tuttle, 1963. Signed by author on half title page 8vo size purple clothbound hardcover with silver foil titles and decoration on front cover; 86 pages with black and white illustrations and photographs throughout. Lovely silver foil endpapers. Contents include: Moribana and Heika Styles Seika Style The Modernistic Style Rikka Style Arrangement Lightly sunned spine has… Read more
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cover of To Dwell Is To Garden

To Dwell Is To Garden

by Bass Warner Jr, Sam

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Published
1987
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Very Good
ISBN
9781555530075
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$36.00

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Boston: Northeastern University Press, 1987. 4to sized cloth bound hardcover with dust jacket; illustrated endpapers; 128 pages with glossy center section of black and white photographs "In (this book), a distinguished scholar and a veteran photographer join forces to provide a history and a celebration of these urban oases and of the people who have made them possible. … Read more
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cover of The Scott Arboretum of Swarthmore College:  The First 75 Years

The Scott Arboretum of Swarthmore College: The First 75 Years

by Yagoda, Ben

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Published
2003
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Very Good
ISBN
9781578642076
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$32.00

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Walsworth Publishing Company, 2003. 4to size hardcover with dust jacket; 176 glossy pages with black and white and color illustrations throughout. Endpapers are maps of the Arboretum. From jacket: "The campus of Swarthmore College is one of the nation's most beautiful. With more than 300 acres of well-maintained lawns, gardens, and woodlands, it provides an extraordinary… Read more
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cover of The Salad Garden

The Salad Garden

by Larkcom, Joy

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Published
1984
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Good
ISBN
9780711203662
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$6.00

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London: Frances Lincoln, 1984. 8vo size pictorial hardcover with matching dust jacket; 168 glossy pages with color photographs by Roger Phillips From jacket: "(This volume) gives detailed cultivation instructions for a fascinating wealth of plants; it discusses all the traditional salad vegetables, such as lettuces, chicories and endives, as well as the equally delicious, lesser-known ones from oriental… Read more
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cover of Twenty-Five Historic Years:  How an Exhibition, a Magazine and a Library Brought New Life to a Famous Institution

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Boston: Massachusetts Horticultural Society, 1954. The History of the Massachusetts Horticultural Society from March, 1929 by Edward T. Farrington 8vo size navy blue cloth bound hardcover with gilt titles on spine and front cover; 210 pages with black and white illustrations on glossy stock Private Press- Published by the Massachusetts Horticultural Society; Boston; 1954 Contents include: … Read more
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$85.00
cover of Little Book of Mint

Little Book of Mint

by Roberts, Margaret

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Published
1997
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Good
Edition
First
ISBN
9781868126743
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$31.00

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South Africa: Southern Book Publishers Ltd, 1997. Stated First Edition, First Printing 12mo size hardcover; 68 pages with decorations by the author Contents include: Growing Mint Cooking with Mint Mint in Cosmetics Medicinal Uses of Mint Mint Pesticides Food Recipes include: Buttered Hake Fillets with Mint; Roast Lamb with Mint Sauce; Baked Minted Chicken with Vegetables;… Read more
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cover of Arnoldia Volume 66 Number 4 2009

Arnoldia Volume 66 Number 4 2009

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2009
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Very Good
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Boston: Arnold Arboretum, 2009. The magazine of the Arnold Arboretum. 36 pages with color photographs throughout. Contents include: The Peril and Potential of Butternut; A CLoser Look at Fungi in the Arnold Arboretum; American Chestnuts in the 21st Century; Japanese Clethra: A Hidden Gem; more. Very light wear to covers; address label on front… Read more
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cover of Make Friends with Your Evergreens and Ground Covers

Make Friends with Your Evergreens and Ground Covers

by Baker, Jerry

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Published
1973
Condition
Good
ISBN
9780671215590
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$5.50

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New York: Simon & Schuster, 1973. From back: "America's Master Gardner show you how to have the garden of your dreams. Easy-to-follow directions and clean picures make these the perfect books for beginners as well as experienced gardeners." Contents include: Confirs, Broad-Leaved Evergreens; Pruning, Transplanting; Landscaping; Ground Covers, more. 94 toned pages with black and… Read more
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cover of American Garden Flowers

American Garden Flowers

by Pratt, Gladys Lynwall

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Published
1943
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Good
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New York: Random House, 1943. 50 toned pages illustrated with black and white and color drawings; color drawings illustrate covers and there are beautiful color illustrated endpapers. Inscription opposite title pages. Much edgewear and worn corners; rubbing to covers and backstrap is missing, however, it's still a lovely easy to read book with lovely color illustrations. Quotes are… Read more
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cover of The Flowers Around Us:  a Photographic Essay on Their Reproductive Structures

The Flowers Around Us: a Photographic Essay on Their Reproductive Structures

by Buckles, Mary Parker

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Published
1985
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Very Good
ISBN
9780826204028
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Columbia, Missouri: University of Missouri Press, 1985. From jacket: "...this book combines text and dramatic close-up color photographs to illustrate floral structures, patterns and the stages of flower, and fruit development." 118 bright, white, heavyweight glossy pages with glorious color photographs. Ex-library with typical treatments, some blacked out; jacket covered with mylar. We note a tiny… Read more
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cover of Plants in Pots

Plants in Pots

by Clark, William H.

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Published
1953
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Good
Edition
First
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Boston: Little Brown, 1953. 201 bright pages with some black and white illustrations. Notation and inscription on fep. Wear and chipping to photo illustrated jacket. From jacket: "In this handy, compact guidebook... the author...presents complete instructions for the care of house plants." Quotes are for illustrative purposes only and remain the property of their copyright holders.… Read more
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cover of VNR Color Dictionary of Mushrooms

VNR Color Dictionary of Mushrooms

by Dickinson, Colin & John Lucas (editors)

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Published
1982
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Good
ISBN
9780442219987
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New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1982. 160 pages profusely illustrated throughout with color photographs. From back: "Despite the importance of mushrooms in cuisine and medicine, little is know about the strange fungi. This comprehensive reference work opens this fascinating work fo the general reader...It covers 525 worldwide species in detail, with full botanical descriptions, habitats, life cycles, and… Read more
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cover of Food Growing Without Poisons

Food Growing Without Poisons

by Strandberg, Meta

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Published
1976
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Good
ISBN
9780855000516
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$14.00

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London: Turnstone Books, 1976. 8vo size trade paperback; 96 pages with black and white decorations/illustrations From back: "Here is a simple handbook for the amateur, an introduction to organic gardening. Some of the topics covered are: soil analysis and improving its quality making a compost heap how to encourage the garden's friends and discourage its enemies… Read more
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cover of The Royal Horticultural Society Garden's Journal

The Royal Horticultural Society Garden's Journal

by Main, John (editor)

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Published
1987
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Very Good
ISBN
9780356123028
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$11.00

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Macdonald Orbis, 1987. Consultant Editor John Main, Curator at the RHS Garden, Wisley 4to size black clothbound hardcover with dust jacket; 376 pages including index. Full color, full page photographs and sepia illustrations throughout. From jacket: "Learn how to build your dream garden with this comprehensive guide to gardening round the year..." Contents include: … Read more
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cover of Plants Without Leaves

Plants Without Leaves

by Hutchins, Ross E.

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Published
1966
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New York: Dodd Mead & Company, 1966. From jacket: "...there are other, less known, little plants, none of which have the usual type of leaves." 152 pages profusely illustrated with black and white photographs by the author. Ex-library with typical treatments, many blacked out; jacket covered in mylar. Quotes are for illustrative purposes only and remain… Read more
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Buried Treasures: Tasty Tubers of the World

by Hanson, Beth (editor)

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Published
2007
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Very Good
ISBN
9781889538341
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New York: Brooklyn Botanic Garden, 2007. How to Grow and Enjoy Root Vegetables, Tubers, Rhizomes and Corms A Brooklyn Botanic Garden All-Region Guide edited by Beth Hanson 8vo softcover; 119 glossy color illustrated photographs From back: "Take a culinary world tour of edible roots, tubers, corms, and rhizomes, and get acquainted with such underground treasure as Hawaiian elephant's… Read more
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cover of Growing Carnations

Growing Carnations

by Jarratt, Joy

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Published
1988
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Reading Copy
ISBN
9780864172006
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$6.25

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Australia: Kangaroo Press, 1988. 80 pages heavy glossy stock with color photo illustrated cover and other color and black and white photos. Heavy cardstock cover has some very light soil to back and wear to tips. From back: "To help the average gardener attain the perfect bloom when growing carnations...the second most popular flower in the world… Read more
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cover of Growing Carnations

Growing Carnations

by Jarratt, Joy

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Published
1988
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Reading Copy
ISBN
9780864172006
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Australia: Kangaroo Press, 1988. 80 pages heavy glossy stock with color photo illustrated cover and other color and black and white photos. Heavy cardstock cover has some light soil to back and wear to tips. We note a cut out on page 45 and 67 - one color photo and the detailed caption has been removed. … Read more
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