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The Natural Food Garden. Growing Fruits and Vegetables Chemical-Free.

by Lima, Patrick

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Published
1992
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Very Good+
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First Edition
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9781559582025
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California: Prima Publishing, 1992. 4to. 154pgs. Very Good+ softcover, shallow bump to top rear corner, otherwise clean and unmarked. Color photography throughout. A thorough treatment on all aspects of natural organic vegetable gardening without pesticides, fertilizers or herbicides, including design, soil preparation, seed starting, seasonal crop planning, and perennial vegetables. Chapters: Breaking New Ground, Earth Care, By Design, Spring Steps,… Read more
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Birmingham, Alabama: The Classics of Medicine Library, Gryphon Editions, 1986. 4to. 107 pgs. Very Fine condition black leather hardcover with gilt decoration and embossment to covers and spine with die-stamped 22k gold. All edges of textblock gilt. Gold marker ribbon bound into headband, marbled endpapers. Pristine condition of the privately printed English language edition translated from the German by Rosemarie… Read more
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$150.00
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The Woody Iridaceae. Nivenia, Klattia & Witsenia. Systematics, Biology & Evolution.

by Goldblatt, Peter

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Ravenroost Books
Published
1993
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780881922332
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$20.00

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Oregon: Timber Press, 1993. 8vo. vi.139 pgs. Near Fine hardbound in Fine dust jacket. Very faint shelf rubbing to bottom edges, else fine. Illustrated throughout with water colors by Fay Anderson and line drawings by Margo Branch. Concise yet systematic study of these South African perennial irises. Contents include: preface, introduction, history, morphology, characteristics, phylogeny and evolution, geology,… Read more
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The Truth About Organic Gardening. Benefits, Drawbacks and the Bottom Line.

by Gillman, Jeff

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Published
2008
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Fine
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First Printing
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$10.00

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Portland, OR, U.S.A.: Timber Press, 2008. 208 pgs. Fine softcover, as new, clean and unmarked. The title says it all. Informative and engrossing for beginners through garden gurus alike. Each topic presented in the format: benefits, drawbacks, the bottom line. Chapters: Organic Basics, Understanding Pesticides, Soil Enrichment and Fertilizer, Weed Control, Insect Control, Disease Control, Controlling Birds, Deer, Rodents and… Read more
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The Truth About Garden Remedies. What Works What Doesn't and Why

by Gillman, Jeff

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Published
2006
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Fine
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First Printing
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9780881927481
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$10.00

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Portland, OR, U.S.A.: Timber Press, 2006. 212 pgs. Fine softcover, as new, clean and unmarked. The title says it all. Informative and engrossing for beginners through garden gurus alike. Each topic presented in the format: theory, practice, the real deal, and what it means to you. Chapters: Basics, Fertilizers and Other Soil and Media Amendments, Water, Biostimulants, Insecticides, Fungicides… Read more
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Orchid Seed Germination Media. A Compendium of Formulations.

by Hicks, Aaron J. and Katy Lynn, Editor

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Published
2019
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New
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First Edition, Fourth Printing
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9780967304922
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$60.00

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Chandler, AZ: The Orchid Seedbank Project, 2019. 211pgs. Fine condition softcover, as new from publisher. First Edition Third Printing. August 2014. An authoritative and comprehensive compendium of over 130 media formulations and recipes used for the propagation of orchid seeds in vitro, this treatise presents not just the hows, but the very readable wherefores and whys of the materials and… Read more
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A Verticillium Root Disease of American Elm (Bulletin 6)

by Tehon, Leo R. And Homer L. Jacobs

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Published
1936
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Very Good
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No Additional Printings Indicated
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$15.00

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Kent, Ohio: The Davey Tree Expert Company, 1936. 32 pgs. Very Good staple bound softcover. Owner name and subject category Ulmus-Diseases on front cover, small chip to upper edge of rear cover, otherwise clean, sound and unmarked. Illustrated with black and white tables, drawings, photographs and charts. Historical overview, symptoms, experimental data, effect of treatments, biibliography. Historical snapshot of a… Read more
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Asymbiotic Technique of Orchid Seed Germination. With a Chapter on Symbiotic Germination.

by Hicks, Aaron J. [with a Chapter By Scott Stewart]

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Ravenroost Books
Published
2016
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Fine
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Third Printing of Second Revised Editi
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Chandler, AZ: The Orchid Seedbank Project, 2016. 185pgs. New softcover, this is the updated and expanded second edition which features a new chapter on symbiotic technique by Scott Stewart. With clear instructions for beginners as well as experienced growers, detailed content, fully referenced chapters, illustrated throughout with black and white and color photos, tables, drawings and sketches. Chapters: I.The… Read more
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Pennsylvania Beekeeping. Circular 544.

by Clarke, W.W.

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Very Good
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Pennsylvania Cooperative Extension Service 63 pgs. Publication place and date not stated. Very Good condition softcover, pamphlet bound (staples). Slight rubbing to paper along spine and bottom edge of rear cover, otherwise clean and unmarked. Contents: The colony and its organization, Making a start, Package bees, Spring Management of bees, Requeening, Swarm control, Fall management of bees, honey production, Individual… Read more
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Landscaping With Nature. Using Nature's Design to Plan Your Yard.

by Cox, Jeff.

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Ravenroost Books
Published
1991
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Very Good+
Edition
Later Printing
ISBN
9780878579112
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$14.00

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Emmaus, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.: Rodale Press/St. Martin's Press, 1991. vii.344 pgs. Very Good+ in glossy pictorial boards as issued, clean and unmarked with a slight bump to the lower left corner of back board. Illustrated with color photos, drawings and diagrams. Sections include learning from nature, elements of natural garden design, providing food, cover and water for wildlife and natural water… Read more
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Gardens: Architectural Digest

by Rense, Paige

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Ravenroost Books
Published
1983
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
2nd Printing
ISBN
9780895351173
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$14.00

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Knapp Press, 1983. xii.209 pgs. Near Fine hardcover, tan cloth, clean and unmarked, in Very Good jacket and Very Good+ cloth-covered slipcase. Jacket has light edge wear and a closed tear to top edge of rear panel. Slipcase has minimal discernable shelfwear, no wear to edges and corners. Color photos throughout illustrate gardens of all types from several continents. Contents:… Read more
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Seaside Gardening

by James, Theodore Jr.

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Ravenroost Books
Published
1995
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Good to Very Good
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No Additional Printings Indicated
ISBN
9780810944510
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$10.00

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Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.: Harry N Abrams Inc, 1995. 160 pgs. Good to Very Good condition hardcover in Near Fine jacket. Book is ex-library with usual markings, stamps and pocket. Light fading to blue cloth along edges. Internally clean and sound. Jacket has minimal if any shelf wear. An overall very presentable copy for reference or reading. Illustrated throughout with inviting… Read more
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Climbing Plants [Kew Gardening Guides]

by Taylor, Jane

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Ravenroost Books
Published
1992
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First American Edition
ISBN
9780881922219
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$12.00

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Portland, Oregon, U.S.A.: Timber Press, 1992. 124 pgs. Near Fine glossy hardcover in Near Fine matching jacket, clean and unmarked. Small 1/4 inch closed tear to edge of rear cover, else no discernable shelf wear. A volume in the Kew Gardening Guides editied by John Simmons. Illustrated throughout with color photos. Contents: Preface, Foreword, Introduction, Climbing Plants in the Wild,… Read more
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Planting Green Roofs and Living Walls

by Dunnett, Nigel and Kingsbury, Noel

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Published
2004
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Fine
ISBN
9780881926408
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$20.00

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Portland, Oregon, U.S.A.: Timber Press, 2004. 254 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket. Illustrated with color photos throughout. A description of the historical development and current techniques for planting on roofs and walls. Apart from inherent beauty, roof greening reaps the environmental benefits of reducing pollution and run-off, insulating against heat and cold and reducing maintenance needs. Both large scale… Read more
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Landscaping With Nature. Using Nature's Design to Plan Your Yard.

by Cox, Jeff.

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Published
1991
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Very Good+
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First Printing
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9780878579112
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$12.00

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Emmaus, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.: Rodale Press/St. Martin's Press, 1991. vii.344 pgs. Very Good+ condition in glossy pictorial boards as issued, clean and unmarked, with a slight bump to the edge of the upper right corner of the front board. Illustrated with color photos, drawings and diagrams. Sections include learning from nature, elements of natural garden design, providing food, cover and water… Read more
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Growing Orchids in Your Garden

by Friend, Robert G. M.

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Published
2004
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9780881926590
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$22.00

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Portland, Oregon, U.S.A.: Timber Press, 2004. 218 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket, as new from publisher. Contents: Introduction; Part One: Types of Orchids. 1.The Epiphytes: Growing Orchids on Trees. 2. The Lithophytes: Growing Orchids on Rocks and Walls. 3. The Terrestrials: Growing Orchids in the Ground. 4. Pests. %. Species or Hybrids?; Part Two: Types of… Read more
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All About African Violets. The Complete Guide to Success with Saintpaulias.

by Free, Montague

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Published
1951
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Very Good+
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No Other Printings Indicated
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New York: The American Garden Guild and Doubleday & Co., Inc. 1947., 1951. 8vo. xiii. 304 pgs. Very Good condition hardcover in Good to Very Good jacket. Green cloth with very attractive green and violet floral decoration on spine and boards. Minimal shelf wear externally, clean and unmarked throughout. Jacket is not price-clipped, with edge and corner wear to paper,… Read more
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Vanilla : Travels in Search of the Ice Cream Orchid

by Ecott, Tim

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Published
2004
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Fine
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First Printing
ISBN
9780802117755
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$22.00

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Berkeley, California, U.S.A.: Grove Press, 2004. xx.278 pgs. Fine Hardcover in Fine dust jacket, clean and unmarked. Contents: List of Illustrations, Prologue, Foreword, Black Flower, An Indian Secret, The City That Perfumed the World, Mexican Money, From an English Garden, Ile Bourbon, Creole Hearts, The Slave's Crime, Homage to Albius, Empress of Tahiti, Murder in Madagascar, Ice Cream and Perfume,… Read more
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Fresh Cuts : Unexpected Arrangements With Branches, Buds and Blooms

by Gal, Edwina Von

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Ravenroost Books
Published
2004
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Paperback Edition
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9781579652661
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$14.00

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New York, New York, U.S.A.: Artisan (A Division of Workman Publishing), 2004. 148 pgs. Fine condition softcover, clean and unmarked. Lavishly illustrated with color photos by J. M. Hall throughout. Introduction by Ken Druse. "Fresh Cuts" offers one hundred unexpected flora arranging ideas gleaned from foraging expeditions, nature walks or backyard strolls. In addition, the text offers anecdotes, facts,… Read more
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Ingenious Kingdom : The Remarkable World of Plants

by Northen, Henry and Northen Rebecca

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Ravenroost Books
Published
1971
Condition
Good to Very Good
Edition
Second Printing
ISBN
9780134648590
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$16.00

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New Jersey: Prentice-Hall, Inc., 1971. xii. 274 pgs. Good to Very Good hardcover in Very Good jacket. Ex-library with the usual markings and stamps on fore edges, title and copyright pages and endpapers, else minor shelf wear with clean and unmarked text. Jacket in very nice condition, minimal signs of wear. Illustrated with photographs and line drawings by Stanley Wyatt.… Read more
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