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A Medieval Flower Garden
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A Medieval Flower Garden

San Francisco, CA.: Chronicle Books, 1995. "With lavish period illustrations and engaging prose from both secular and religious sources, A medieval flower garden offers an intriguing glimpse into the gardens of the Middle Ages." - 70p.. 1st US Edition.. Hardcover. New/New.

$12.00

The Truth about Garden Remedies: What Works, What Doesn't and Why

By Gillman, Jeff

Portland OR: Timber Press, 2006. + Add to Wishlist Browse Related Subjects Health & Fitness > Alternative Therapies Gardening > Techniques Gardening > Reference Plants, Protection of Plant diseases Organic gardening Can beer make plants grow? How about buttermilk? Or music - classical or rock? Is it true about planting trees in deep holes? And how about chasing insects with hot sauce and stopping slugs with eggshells? Remedies for all garden woes are there for the taking: the challenge is to know what will work and what won't. Fearlessly conducting original experiments and harvesting wisdom from the scientific literature, horticulturist Jeff Gillman assesses new and historic advice and reveals the how and why - and sometimes the why not - for more than 100 common and uncommon gardening practices. The results will surprise even experienced gardeners. 212p. bibliography. index,Donor inscription on ffep, esle fine. Reprint.. Softcover. Near Fine.

$12.50

Great Garden Formulas : The Ultimate Book of Mix-It-Yourself Concoctions for Gardeners
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Great Garden Formulas : The Ultimate Book of Mix-It-Yourself Concoctions for Gardeners

By Benjamin, Joan & Martin, Deborah L [eds]

Emmaeus PA: Rodale Books, 1998. Whether you're looking for a quick-cooking compost recipe or a safe spray to stop garden-eating pests, you'll find more than 350 formulas . to solve your garden problems [auch s] Compost; Weed Control, Fertilizer; Birds, Butterflies, and Beneficials. Soil Care; Herbs for Every Purpose, Pest Control; Home Remedies,Disease Control; Yard and Garden Designs in Great Garden Formulas, 342p.index.. Reprint.. Laminated Hardcover. As New.

$1250.00

All My Edens: A Gardener's Memoir

By Welsh, Pat

San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 1996. In an appealing narrative style reminiscent of the writings of M.F.K. Fisher and Vita Sackville-West, this beguiling memoir takes readers on a stroll through the many gardens which acclaimed writer Pat Welsh has cultivated and loved. Accompanied by a wonderful array of vintage photos, excerpts from letters, and other memorabilia, All My Edens also includes a wealth of practical advice for gardening enthusiasts. 86 halftone photos & illustrations.. 1st US.. Hardcover. As New/No Jacket.

$15.00

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Trees and Shrubs
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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Trees and Shrubs

By Plunkett, Joshua & Hanson, Jeanne K

Alpha Pi, 2008. This guide provides the home landscaper with all the information necessary to plan, plant, and nurture trees and shrubs. Arborist professional Josh Plunkett provides the kind of practical, hands-on guidance necessary to transform yards into beautiful havens. Includes a dynamic, interactive CD-ROM featuring hundreds of full-color photos of trees and shrubs in every season and a checklist of the most important factors necessary in choosing the right tree or shrub. More than 200 different trees and shrubs featured. Insider advice on how to select the healthiest plants from local and online nurseries Dozens of illustrated, step-by-step instructions for planting, feeding, and pruning.329p. illus index CD. 1st US Edition.. Book + CD. New.

$25.00

Garden Dreams
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Garden Dreams

By Cook, Ferris [ed]

New Yrok: Stewart Tabori & Chang, 1995. Contains nine wonderfully vivid essays selected by the editor from the writings of Vita Sackville-West, Alan Lacy, Louise Beebe Wilder, Russell Page, and others and beauticully complemented by vintage artwork "adapted from the covers of garden books published in the United States and Englands between 1894 and 1930" 104p. bibligraphy. Name of previus owner on ffep, else fine illustrations complemented throughout by full-color Art Nouveau drawings.A collection. 1st US.. Hardcover. Near Fine/Fine. Illus. by Fferris Cook.

$15.00

Oxford Book of Garden Flowers
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Oxford Book of Garden Flowers

By Nicholson B.E; Wallis M; Anderson E.B; Balfour A.P; Fish M & Finnis, Valerie

Lomdon: Peerage Books, 1985. Originally published by Oxford University Press 1979. 207p. illus [col] index. Reissue.. Laminated Hardcover. Near Fine.

$12.00

What Plant Where

By Lancaster, Roy

Vancover: Cavendish Books, 1997. The creative guide to choosing the best plants for every area of your garden Recommended perennials, climbers, shrubs, conifers, and trees by their characteristics, including size, soil and sunlight requirements, seasonal features, and color.256p.llus.Name of previous owner.. 1st Can Ed.. Softcover. Very Good.

$12.50

Oxford Book of Garden Flowers
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Oxford Book of Garden Flowers

By Anderson, B.E; Fish, Margery, Balfour, A.P, Wallis, Michael & Finnis, Valeriie

Peerage Books, 1985. Originally published by Oxford University Press.. Re-issue.. Laminated Hardcover. Fine. Illus. by Barbara E Nicholson.

$15.00

How to Get Rid of Garden Pests and Diseases: An Illustrated Identifier and Practical Problem Solver

By Mikolajski, Andrew

London: Hermes House, 2004. A book for all gardeners who want to grow and nurture robust and healthy plants. Understanding how plants are affected by their environment , and recognizing which plants are susceptible to pest and diseases. Learning to recognize beneficial insects from a pest and major fungi, virus and bacterial infestations. Learn how to save and help your plants. 256p.lllus index. Re-issue.. Flexible Cover. As New.

$20.00

Peacock Manure & Marigolds : A No Poison Guide to a Beautiful Garden

By Gillespie, Janet

New York: Viking Press, 1964. Janet Gillespie, born of generations of gardeners and with 25 years of labor and love in her own New Hampshire garden, has assembled here a treasure trove of practical advice on how to grow a garden without the use of chemical poisons. Here are fascinating facts, recipes, and commonsense lore about lawns, flowers (including roses), vegetables, shrubs and trees. "Peacock Manure & Marigolds" is for everybody who loves a garden and everything that lives in it - flora, birds, pets, children and "good" bugs.184p. illus , bibliography. index, Usuall libraryr maks, ffep missing. 1st US Edition.. Hardcover. Good>Very Good/Very Good. Ex-Library.

$15.00

The Garden of Reading : An Anthology of Twentieth-Century Short Fiction About Gardens and Gardeners
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The Garden of Reading : An Anthology of Twentieth-Century Short Fiction About Gardens and Gardeners

By Slung, Michele

Woodstock NY: The Overlook Press, 2004. Michele Slung has collected an enchantingly rich bouquet of captivating, memorable, and frequently surprising stories about gardens and gardening. Eudora Welty, James Thurber, Doris Lessing, Lisa St. Aubin, Saki, V.S. Prichett, Colette, and Robert Graves are included, along with unexpected finds from Stephen King, J.G. Ballard, Sandra Cisneros, Jane Smiley, and Garrison Keillor, among others.An. 1st US Ed... Hardcover. New/New.

$20.00

2009 Herb Catalogue

By Richters

Goodwood, Ontario: Richters Since 1968 Richters Garden Centre has specialized in herbs and botanicals from around the world This catlogue includes the plants and seeds theyha dvailable as well as books and other materials.75p. illus Botanical name index. First Thus.. Original Wraps. As New.

$5.00

The Canadian Gardener's Year : A Perpetual Diary for Northern Gardeners
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The Canadian Gardener's Year : A Perpetual Diary for Northern Gardeners

By Harris, Marjorie

Toronto: Random House of Canada, 1992. This perpetual diary will be any gardener's most valued tool. In a week-at-a-glance format and with plenty of room to make notes and draw designs, The Canadian Gardener's Year becomes increasingly useful, year after year.Gardening enthusiasts will want to record vital information such as: Temperatures;Lists and prices of plants purchases, and places where they were purchased;The what, where and when of planting;The blooming periods of plants.As every gardener knows, the garden is never dormant, and even the coldest months of the year are active times. With a mind to this country's rigorous weather conditions, Marjorie Harris informs gardeners from Victoria, British Columbia to Sackville, New Brunswick what needs to be done month by month. The Canadian Gardener's Year will help gardeners across the country plan and maintain a beautiful, healthy garden. NOTE : The diary part of this book is unused, but the are a few discreet underlinings in the text 224 p, bibligraphy index.. 1st Can Ed.. Softcover. Near Fine.

$6.00

The Botanical Garden Volume II : Perennials and Annualsas New
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The Botanical Garden Volume II : Perennials and Annualsas New

By Phillips, Roger

London: Macmillan, 2002. Volume II of a 2 volume set .[Will NOT be sold seperately] Ten years in the making, this set combines the finest in photography with up-to-date, expert commentary to bridge the gap between gardener-friendly books and scientific texts. In the tradition of the great botanical illustrations, each featured plant has been carefully photographed -- as a whole and in its parts -- against a white background to reveal the plant's physical characteristics in exacting detail.Thorough introductory text encompasses numerous themes in botany, from the history of plant development to current DNA studies that are revolutionizing plant classification. Each volume includes a detailed index and bibliography. This is a large, heavy volume weighing 5.4 lbs. 540p.92p. 1st UK Edition.. Hardcover. As New/Fine.

$50.00

The Botanical Garden Volume I : Trees Shrubs

By Phillips, Roger & Rix, Martin

London: Macmillan, 2002. Volume I of a 2 volume set [Will NOT be sold seperately] reference work covers over 1,000 genera in outstanding colour photographs and authoritative, detailed text. Bridging the gap between scientific texts and everyday horticultural books, this guide provides an unrivalled insight into the relationships between garden plants and their environments, the history of plant development (as studied through fossils), and the most up-to-date DNA studies, set to revolutionise classification. It will become an indispensable aid to any aspiring gardener.Volume I: Trees, Shrubs and Climbers covers over 450 genera of woody plants listed in botanical order. It starts with descendants of the Jurassic - tree ferns, ginko, conifers, through the earliest flowering plants, on to catkin-bearing and fruit trees, ending with maples and other advanced flowering plants. The distinctive cordyline, palm, and bamboo families are treated separately. Each volume includes a detailed index and bibliography. This is a large, heavy volume weighing almost 5 lbs 492p.. 1st UK Edition.. Hardcover. As New/Fine.

$50.00

The Renaissance of Italian Gardens

By De Medici, Lorenza

New York: Fawcett Columbine, 1990. Wonderful photographs of magnificent historic gardens in Italy. 02p. illus (col.) bibliography.index. Exceptional copy.dj price clipped, else as new. . 1st US Edition.. Laminated HC. As New/Near Fine - Price Clipped. Illus. by Photographs By John Ferro Sims.

$45.00

Garden Lore of Ancient Athens

By Thompson, Dorothy Burr & Griswold, Ralph E

Princeton NJ: American School of Classical Studies at Athens`, 1963. Series : Excavations at the Athenian Agora Picture Book # 8. "In the spring, the ground of the Agora archaeological park is covered in poppies and daisies while poplars and oaks shade many of the pathways. Some of these plants are wild and some were deliberately introduced to Athens in classical times. This booklet presents evidence for ancient horticulture in the Agora (for example, structured antique gardens were uncovered around the Temple of Hephaistos). Its color plates also provide a useful guide to identifying modern Greek vegetation" 36p. illus [some col]. Reissue.. Brochure. Fine. Stapled in Paper Cover.

$5.00

The Gardeners Kalendar: The Works of Each Month in the English Garden.1777

Ottawa: Lee Valley Tools, 1997. Originally published London 1766.This text is a revison, in part, of te edition published in 1777 under the Title "The complete farmer: or, A general dictionary of husbandry in all its branches"This reprint has modernized spelling, a glossary by Robert S. Lee,18th century illustrations added by designer Suzanne Graham and a foreword by Peter Calamai explains the context of 18th century England when it was originally published. xxii, 369p. Illus [ B & W] Handsomely printed volume bound in Green cloth with gilt ttle and decorations. A nice gift for a gardener. Re-issue.. Hardcover. As New. Illus. by Suzanne Graham.

$25.00

Canadian garden words: The origin of flower, tree and plant Names

By Casselman, Bill

Torornto: Little, Brown, 1955. "The Origin of Flower, Tree, and Plant Names, both wild and domestic, entertainingly derived from their sources in the Ancient Tongues together with Fancy Botanical Names & Why You Shall Never Again Be Afraid to Use Them!" 356p. index. 1st Canadian Edition.. Softcover. Fine.

$10.00

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