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HOW TO GROW HERBS - Culpeper Guides
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HOW TO GROW HERBS - Culpeper Guides

By Thomas, Ian

New York: Seafarer Books, 1994. 75 pp. Glossy pictorial boards. Lightly rubbed on the corners; previous owner's name inside. Illustrated with full-colour botanical paintings by Antonia Enthoven. Practical advice on how to grow herbs; and herbs for cooking, for health, to scent your garden and your home. The Contents are: Introduction; Growing Herbs; and Herbs to Grow; followed by an appendix.. First American Edition. Hardcover. Very Good+. Illus. by Antonia Enthoven;. 12mo.

$9.95

GROW 15 HERBS FOR THE KITCHEN
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GROW 15 HERBS FOR THE KITCHEN

By Felty, Sheryl L.

Pownal, Vermont: Storey Communications - Garden Way Publishing, 1981. 32 pp. Garden Way Publishing Bulletin A-61. Staple-bound pamphlet in pictorial card covers. Light rubbing on the corners; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white drawings. The Chapters are: Grow 15 Herbs for the Kitchen; Plan Ahead; Raised Bed Gardens; Essentials for Growing Herbs Outdoors; Container Growing Indoors; Getting Plants Started; Varieties of Herbs: Angelica; Basil; Catnip; Chives; Dill; Fennel; Marjoram; Mint; Oregano; Parsley; Rosemary; Sage; Savory; Tarragon; Thyme; Harvesting Herbs; Drying; Freezing; Cooking with Herbs; Herb Vinegars; Herbs and Their Usage; and Herb Teas.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo. Ephemera.

$7.95

GROW THE BEST ASPARAGUS
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GROW THE BEST ASPARAGUS

By Higgins, Michael

Pownal, Vermont: Storey Communications - Garden Way Publishing, 1981. 32 pp. Garden Way Publishing Bulletin A-63. Staple-bound pamphlet in pictorial card covers. Light rubbing on the corners; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white drawings. The Chapters are: Grow the Best Asparagus; Where Did It Come From; What Asparagus Likes Best; Choosing a Site; Starting Plants; Making the Permanent Asparagus Bed; Compost; Caring for the Roots; Digging the Trench; Planting the Roots; Cultivation; Wood Ashes; Insects and Diseases; Harvesting; What If the Bed is Not Producing Well: Soil Nutrition; Insect of Disease Problem; Lack of Moisture or Bad Drainage; Plant Aging; Cooking Asparagus: Basic; Blender Made Hollandaise Sauce; Herbed Lemon Butter; Cream of Asparagus Soup; Baked Asparagus; Asparagus Crepes; Grilled Asparagus Sandwich; Asparsgus Souffle; Skillet Asparagus; Asparagus Tempura; Marinated Cook Asparagus; and Preserving Asparagus.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo. Ephemera.

$7.95

GROW THE BEST CORN
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GROW THE BEST CORN

By Bubel, Nancy

Pownal, Vermont: Storey Communications - Garden Way Publishing, 1981. 32 pp. Garden Way Publishing Bulletin A-68. Staple-bound pamphlet in pictorial card covers. Light rubbing on the corners; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white photographs and drawings. The Chapters are: Grow the Best Corn; Kinds of Corn You Can Grow; Types of Corn; Choosing Between Hybrid and Open-Pollinated Varieties; Corn Anatomy; Good Soil for Corn; Enriching the Soil; Crop Rotation; Prevent Erosion; Planting Corn; Timing; Spacing; Corn in Small Gardens; Pollination; How Cross-Pollination Affects Corn; Care of the Growing Crop; Cultivation; Water; Fertilizing; Troubleshooting; Diseases; Bacterial Wilt; Northern Leaf Blight; Corn Smut; Animals; Birds; Harvesting; How to Save Your Own Corn Seed; Storage; Canning; Freezing; Ear Storage; Corn Varieties to Grow; Sweet Corn; Early; Midseason; Late; Super Sweet Varieties; Florida Staysweet; Wilt Resistant Varieties; Popcorn: Rhodes Yellow Pop; Flint Corn: Longfellow; High Lysine Corn: Crow's Hybrid Corn; Flour Corn: Mandan Bride; and Dent Corn: Seneca Hybrid.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo. Ephemera.

$7.95

GUIDE TO BEES AND HONEY
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GUIDE TO BEES AND HONEY

By Hooper, Ted

Emmaus, Pennsylvania: Rodale Press, 1977. 260 pp. Brown boards lettered in gilt on the spine; profusely illustrated with black and white photographs, drawings and diagrams. Light rubbing on the corners of the dustjacket; price clipped; previous owner's name on the front free endpaper. The Contents are: Introducing the Honeybee; The Bee's Behaviour; The Bee Community; Getting Started; The Year's Work; Handling the Bees; Controlling Swarms and Making Increase; Queen Rearing; Pests and Diseases; Flowers for Food; and The Honey Harvest; followed by an index.. First U.S. Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.

$19.95

GROWING FLOWERS
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GROWING FLOWERS

By Tobe, John H.

St. Catherines, Ontario: Hunter Rose, 1956. (xv) 367 pp. Green boards lettered in brown on the front panel and spine. Chipping on the corners of the dustjacket with some loss at the head of the spine; also, some chipping on the upper edge of the rear panel; minor discolouration on the spine; price clipped; previous owner's name on the front free endpaper. There are far too many gardening essays to list them all here, but some of the highlights are: A Shamrock Ain't a Shamrock; Don't Burn Those Leaves; Why Does One Work in the Garden; Life in the Country; Our Country Without Trees; The Legend of the Chrysanthemum; Illness - Impoverished Soil; How Plants Are Named; Antidote for Communism; History Medicine and Herbs; You've Gotta Live Long to Get Old; Organic versus Inorganic; Do You Want Trees for Shade or Beauty; Apiarists Ape This and Get More Honey; Do You Know the Mistletoe; Amazing Water Lily; Soil Acidity - What Is It; Flowers that Bloom Last Bloom Best; Growing Gloxinias from Seed; Peat Moss - Nature's Garden Magic; Horseradish - You Can't Beat It; How to Prune Hybrid Tea Roses; Your Own Garden of Eden; Sage Will Make You Healthy and Wise; Some Calls 'Em Michaelmas Daisies; Grow Rhododendrons and Azaleas; The Desert Blooms Like a Rose; Why You Can't Buy Tree Ripened Fruit; Have Healthy House Plants; The World's Largest Manure Pile; The Ginkgo or Methuselah Tree; New Rooting Miracle; Are Earthworms Necessary; Irish Potato is Not Irish; Beautiful Flowering Crabs; How Some Seeds Are Carried; Is Sodding Better Than Seeding; Marijuana Reefers and Hemp; Stubborn Gardener; Greenhouse Gossip; Bats Battle Mosquitoes; Scent of Roses in the Air; How to Grow Peonies; What Is Landscaping; The Mystery of the Japanese Maple; Captain Bligh on Horticultural Mission; Horticulture Behind the Iron Curtain; About Planting Roses; Dwarf Fruit Tree Truths; and many more.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good-. 8vo.

$19.95

A YEAR IN MY GARDEN - A Manual on the Culture of Flowers, Vegetables and Fruit
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A YEAR IN MY GARDEN - A Manual on the Culture of Flowers, Vegetables and Fruit

By Verplanck, Virginia E.

Mount Gulian, Fishkill-on-Hudson: Private Printing, 1909. 80 pp. followed by an index. Green cloth with a pasted-on label on the front cover. Light edge and corner wear with some darkening around the edges and on the spine; some darkening in the endpapers. Said the author, "So many delightful and practical books on gardens have been written that it seems almost presumptuous to offer garden lovers another book on that alluring subject. This little book is a manual telling month by month what work is to be done among the fruits, vegetables and flowers. It is a calendar of the garden.". First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good-. 8vo.

$19.95

PRACTICAL HORTICULTURE
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PRACTICAL HORTICULTURE

By Shoemaker, James S.; Teskey, Benjamin J. E.

New York: John Wiley and Sons Canada, 1955. (vi) 374 pp. Gray cloth decorated in green on the front panel and spine; illustrated with black and white and colour photographs. Light rubbing on the corners; no dustjacket; previous owner's name on the front free endpaper; no other interior markings. The Chapters are: Horticulture as an Art Science and Business; Landscape Gardening and Design; How to Make and Maintain a Lawn; Ornamental Trees Shrubs and Vines; Annual Biennial and Perennial Flowers; Roses in the Garden; The Gladiolus and the Dahlia; Lily Iris and Peony; Flowering Bulbs; House Plants and Gift Plants; Growing Transplants; Tomato Pepper and Eggplant; Potato and Sweetpotato Crops; Vegetable Vine Crops; Vegetable Salad and Greens Crops; Cabbage Family Crops; Onions; Vegetable Root Crops; The Pod Vegetable Crops; Corn Crops; Perennial Vegetable Crops; Apple and Pear; Stone Fruits; Dwarf Fruit Trees; Grape Growing; Strawberry Growing; Bramble Fruits; and Currents Gooseberries Blueberries and Cranberries; followed by an index.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo.

$24.95

THE STORY OF ONTARIO HORTICULTURAL SOCIETIES 1854 - 1973
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THE STORY OF ONTARIO HORTICULTURAL SOCIETIES 1854 - 1973

By Dodds, Philip F.; Markle, H. E. (introduction by Denis Flanagan)

Guelph, Ontario: Ontario Horticultural Association, 2006. 288 pp. Green cloth with a small gilt pictorial on the front panel; lettered in gilt on the front panel and spine; headband; profusely illustrated with photographs. This is a new copy, still in the publisher's shrink wrap. The story of Ontario Horticultural Societies and their contribution to making the province a more beautiful and better place in which to live.. Second Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. 8vo.

$24.95

GARDEN FOES - Part One: Flower Foes; Part Two: Fruit Foes; Part Three: Vegetable Foes - An Amateur Gardening Book
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GARDEN FOES - Part One: Flower Foes; Part Two: Fruit Foes; Part Three: Vegetable Foes - An Amateur Gardening Book

By Sanders, T. W.

London: W. H. and L. Collingridge, 1930. 140, 106, 112 pp. First Thus - Actually undated. All three titles in a single volume, individually paginated. Green cloth lettered in white on the spine. Illustrated with colour plates; monochrome plates; and line drawings. Wear on the corners of the dustjacket with a few nicks and chips around the edges; some darkening on the dj and in the endpapers but no interior markings. PART ONE: Flower Foes - China Aster; Auricula; Bulba; Carnation; Chrysanthemum; Dahlia; Delphinium; Hellebore; Hollyhock; Lawn; Lilium; Lupinus; Pansy and Violet; Pwony; Poppy; Rose; Sweet Pea; Wallflower. Greenhouse Foes - Ants; Aspidistra Leaf Blotch; Begonia Disease; Brown Scal; Camillia Diseases; Cockroaches; Damping Off; Eucharis Bult Mite; Fern Pests; Mealy Bug; Orchid Diseases; Orchid Pests; Red Spider; Snowflies; Springtails; Weevils; White Worms; Woodlice; Thrips; Tabulated List of Pests. Garden Friends - Birds; Centipedes; Chameleon; Devil's Coach Horse Beetle; Frog; Hover Flies; Ichneumon Flies; Lace-wing Fly; Ladybird Beetles; Toad; Tiger Beetle; Violet Ground Beetle. Sprayers and Spraying - Sprying Machines; Care of Spraying Machines; How to Spray. Insecticide Formulae - Naphthalene; Carbon Bisulphide; Lead Arsenate Paste; Paraffin and Soft Soap; Carbolic Acid and Soft Soap; Tobacco Wash; Hellebore Wash; Nicotine Wash. Fungus Formulae - Bordeaux Mixture; Burgundy Mixture; Violet Fungicide; Cupram; Sulphate of Copper; Sulphide of Potassium. Sterilisation of Soils - By Formalin; By Ammonia Solution; By Carbolic Acid Solution; By Steam or Hot Water; By heat; By Lime and Sulphur. Greenhouse Fumigation. PART TWO: The Foes - Apple; Apricot; Blackberry; Cherry; Currant; Fig; Gooseberry; Loganberry; Nuts; Peach and Nectarine; Pear; Plum and Damson; Raspberry; Strawberry; Vine. Sprayers and Spraying - Spraying Machines; Grease-Banding Fruit Trees. Insecticides and Fungicides. PART THREE: The Foes - Asparagus; Bean; Beet; Borecole; Broccoli; Brussels Sprouts; Cabbage; Carrot; Cauliflower; Celery; Cucumber and Melon; Endive; Garlic; Kohl-Rabi; Leek; Lettuce; Melon; Mint; Mushroom; Onion; Parsley; Parsnip; Pea; Potatoes; Shallot; Savoy; Swede; Spinach; Tomato; Turnip; Vegetable Marrow. Sprayers - Sprying Machines; Insecticide Formulae; Fungus Formulae; and Sterilization of Soils.. First Printing - First Thus. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good-. 12mo.

$29.95

ROSES - Collingridge Standard Guides
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ROSES - Collingridge Standard Guides

By Hollis, Leonard (foreword by R. F. B. Naylor)

London: Collingridge Books, 1970. 304 pp. Burgundy boards lettered in gilt on the spine; headband; profusely illustrated with colour and black and white plates and line drawings. Light edge and corner wear on the dustjacket with a small chip on the lower left of the front panel; price clipped; no interior markings. Everything you need to know to grow roses. The Chapters are: The Evolution of Modern Roses; Adaptability and Versatility; The Uses of Roses; Selecting and Ordering Roses; Choosing and Preparing the Site; Planting and Display; Pruning and Training; Feeding and Mulching; Aftercare; Pests and Diseases; Propagation; Hybridisation; Exhibiting Roses; Roses in Pots Under Glass; Labour Saving in the Rose Garden; Roses for Fragrance; Standards - Half-standards - and Weeping Standards; Autumn in the Rose Garden; Renovating the Neglected Rose Garden; Descriptive List of Hybrid Tea Roses; Descriptive List of Floribunda Roses; Descriptive List of Rambling Climbing and Pillar Roses; Descriptive List of Shrub and Hedging Roses; Descriptive List of Miniature Roses; Rose Awards in Britain and other Countries; Notable Rose Display Gardens; and Selections of Roses for Various Purposes; followed by a glossary, an appendix and an index.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.

$19.95

GARDEN FOES - Part One: Flower Foes; Part Two: Fruit Foes; Part Three: Vegetable Foes - An Amateur Gardening Book
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GARDEN FOES - Part One: Flower Foes; Part Two: Fruit Foes; Part Three: Vegetable Foes - An Amateur Gardening Book

By Sanders, T. W.

London: W. H. and L. Collingridge, 1930. 140, 106, 112 pp. First Thus - Actually undated. All three titles in a single volume, individually paginated. Green cloth lettered in orange on the spine. Illustrated with colour plates; monochrome plates; and line drawings. Wear on the corners of the dustjacket with a few nicks around the edges; chip missing from the upper edge of the front panel; previous owner's name on the front pastedown; some darkening on the dj. With the banning of certain pesticides and herbicides, a lot of these things are coming back. PART ONE: Flower Foes - China Aster; Auricula; Bulba; Carnation; Chrysanthemum; Dahlia; Delphinium; Hellebore; Hollyhock; Lawn; Lilium; Lupinus; Pansy and Violet; Pwony; Poppy; Rose; Sweet Pea; Wallflower. Greenhouse Foes - Ants; Aspidistra Leaf Blotch; Begonia Disease; Brown Scal; Camillia Diseases; Cockroaches; Damping Off; Eucharis Bult Mite; Fern Pests; Mealy Bug; Orchid Diseases; Orchid Pests; Red Spider; Snowflies; Springtails; Weevils; White Worms; Woodlice; Thrips; Tabulated List of Pests. Garden Friends - Birds; Centipedes; Chameleon; Devil's Coach Horse Beetle; Frog; Hover Flies; Ichneumon Flies; Lace-wing Fly; Ladybird Beetles; Toad; Tiger Beetle; Violet Ground Beetle. Sprayers and Spraying - Sprying Machines; Care of Spraying Machines; How to Spray. Insecticide Formulae - Naphthalene; Carbon Bisulphide; Lead Arsenate Paste; Paraffin and Soft Soap; Carbolic Acid and Soft Soap; Tobacco Wash; Hellebore Wash; Nicotine Wash. Fungus Formulae - Bordeaux Mixture; Burgundy Mixture; Violet Fungicide; Cupram; Sulphate of Copper; Sulphide of Potassium. Sterilisation of Soils - By Formalin; By Ammonia Solution; By Carbolic Acid Solution; By Steam or Hot Water; By heat; By Lime and Sulphur. Greenhouse Fumigation. PART TWO: The Foes - Apple; Apricot; Blackberry; Cherry; Currant; Fig; Gooseberry; Loganberry; Nuts; Peach and Nectarine; Pear; Plum and Damson; Raspberry; Strawberry; Vine. Sprayers and Spraying - Spraying Machines; Grease-Banding Fruit Trees. Insecticides and Fungicides. PART THREE: The Foes - Asparagus; Bean; Beet; Borecole; Broccoli; Brussels Sprouts; Cabbage; Carrot; Cauliflower; Celery; Cucumber and Melon; Endive; Garlic; Kohl-Rabi; Leek; Lettuce; Melon; Mint; Mushroom; Onion; Parsley; Parsnip; Pea; Potatoes; Shallot; Savoy; Swede; Spinach; Tomato; Turnip; Vegetable Marrow. Sprayers - Sprying Machines; Insecticide Formulae; Fungus Formulae; and Sterilization of Soils.. First Printing - First Thus. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good-. 12mo.

$24.95

PEACOCK MANURE AND MARIGOLDS - A No-Poison Guide to a Beautiful Garden
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PEACOCK MANURE AND MARIGOLDS - A No-Poison Guide to a Beautiful Garden

By Gillespie, Janet

New York: The Viking Press, 1964. (vii) 184 pp. Green cloth lettered in dark green on the spine; green endpapers; green upper edge; illustrated with line drawings. Wear at the corners of the dustjacket with some minor discolouration along the leading edge; price clipped; no interior markings. The Contents are: Who Is This Speaking Please; Peacock Manure and Marigolds; Companionate Planting; Pop and Organic Gardening; All Peril; Puttering Pottering and Hard Labor; Who's In Charge Here; Birds in the Garden; Visitors in Fur Coats; Survival of the Fittest; Trees and Shrubs; The New American Orchardist; Lawns without Tears; Vegetable Gardens; Flower Gardens; Go Lovely Rose; How to Avoid the Issue; and Good Guys Bad Guys and Some Ammunition; followed by an index.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.

$9.95

GROWING AND PRESERVING YOUR OWN FRUITS AND VEGETABLES
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GROWING AND PRESERVING YOUR OWN FRUITS AND VEGETABLES

By Fitzley, George (editor)

Middle Village, New York: Jonathan David Publishers, 1975. 240 pp. Green boards lettered in brown on the front panel and spine; illustrated with black and white photographs and maps. Light rubbing on the dustjacket with some slight fading on the spine; price intact; no interior markings. The Contents are: Growing Fruits in the Home Garden; Growing Vegetables in the Home Garden; Home Canning of Fruits and Vegetables; Home Freezing of Fruits and Vegetables; How to Make Jellies, Jams and Preserves at Home; and Making Pickles and Relishes at Home.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.

$9.95

ONE GARDENER TO ANOTHER
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ONE GARDENER TO ANOTHER

By Boucher, Thelma B.

Toronto: The Ryerson Press, 1956. (vii) 143 pp. Green boards with a small blue pictorial on the front panel; lettered in blue on the spine; illustrated with black and white drawings. Light wear at the corners of the dustjacket with a few small nicks around the edges; no interior markings. The Contents are: Foreword; March - Wildflowers; April - Colour; May - Annuals; June - Biennials; July - Perennials; August - Shady Corners; September - Old Fashioned Gardens; October - Bulbs; November - Shrubs; December - House Plants; January - A Border of Bouquets; and February - Vegetables.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 12mo.

$9.95

MAKE YOUR SUMMER GARDEN LAST ALL YEAR
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MAKE YOUR SUMMER GARDEN LAST ALL YEAR

By Kulla, Patricia Shannon

Wilton, Connecticut: Lyceum Books, 1975. (ix) 245 pp. Green boards with a small black pictorial on the front panel; lettered in black on the spine; headband. Illustrated with line drawings by Marilyn Miller. Wear at the corners of the dustjacket with some darkening on the spine; price clipped; no interior markings. The Contents are: Introduction; Drying; Drying Directory; Storing; Storing Directory; Winter Growing; and Winter Growing Directory; followed by an index.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good-. Illus. by Marilyn Miller;. 8vo.

$9.95

THE GUELPH LECTURES ON LANDSCAPE DESIGN
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THE GUELPH LECTURES ON LANDSCAPE DESIGN

By Jellicoe, Sir Geoffrey

Guelph, Ontario: University of Guelph, 1983. (xii) 202 pp. Green cloth lettered in gilt on the front panel and spine; headband; gray endpapers; profusely illustrated with black and white photographs, maps, drawings and diagrams. Light wear at the corners; no interior markings. The Contents are: Foreword; Creative Conservation: The Creative Subconscious in Landscape Design; Space/Time in Landscape Design; and Towards a Landscape of Humanism; followed by an index.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good+/Very Good+. 4to.

$89.95

GREAT GRAPES - Grow the Best Ever
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GREAT GRAPES - Grow the Best Ever

By Proulx, Annie

Pownal, Vermont: Storey Communications - Garden Way Publishing, 1980. 32 pp. Garden Way Publishing Bulletin A-53. Staple-bound pamphlet in pictorial card covers. Light rubbing on the corners; no interior markings. Illustrated with line drawings and diagrams. From the award-winning author of The Shipping News and Brokeback Mountain, her first book: tips on how to grow a fine crop of grapes. The Chapters are: Great Grapes - Grow the Best Ever; Who Can Grow Grapes; The Best Climate; Something to Think About; Grape Grower's Vocabulary; Basic Grape Types; Planning Your Vineyard: Choose the Right Cultivars; Choosing the Best Site; The Soil; Preparing the Vineyard for the Vine: Building a Trellis; Planting the Vines; Caring for Your Vineyard: Cultivation and Soil Management; Training; The Four Arm Kniffen System; The Geneva Double Curtain System; Pruning; The Killing Spring Frost; Propagation; Grafting; Layering; Diseases and Pests of the Grape; Sprays; Harvest; Enjoying the Harvest; Grape Cultivars: Early Cultivars; Midseason Cultivars; Late Season Cultivars; Gulf Coast and Florida Cultivars; and Wine Grapes for East Coast Growers.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo. Author's First Book.

$19.95

THE HOW AND WHY OF BETTER GARDENING
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THE HOW AND WHY OF BETTER GARDENING

By Manning, Laurence

New York: Bonanza Books, 1951. 239 pp. Cream-coloured pebbled boards lettered in black on the spine. Light wear on the corners of the dustjacket with a few small nicks and short tears around the edges; no interior markings. The Chapters are: Part One: The Place: Climate; Soil. Part Two: The Plant: Leaves; Roots; Stems. Part Three: The Purpose: Flowers; Seeds; and Gardens; followed by an appendix and an index.. Later Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.

$14.95

THE GLORY OF THE GARDEN
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THE GLORY OF THE GARDEN

By Strong, Patience

London: Frederick Muller, 1960. 176 pp. Green boards lettered in black on the spine; illustrated with black and white plates. Light edge and corner wear on the dustjacket; price clipped; no interior markings. A month by month assessment of gardening.. Second Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 12mo.

$14.95

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