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Talk to Your Plants and Other Gardening Know-How I Learned From Grandma Putt.

By Jerry Baker.

Los Angeles, CA Nash Publishing, 1973. Hardcover First Edition Thus (1973); First Printing, so stated. First Edition Thus (1973); First Printing, so stated. Very Good+ in Very Good- DJ: Book shows indications of very careful use: just a touch of smudging to the top edge and fore-edgea hint of shelving wear to the lower extremiteis; else flawless, if no longer "fresh"; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of any creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any underlining, hi-lighting or marginalia or marks in the text. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing very mild wear and minor cosmetic flaws. The DJ shows moderate wear to extremities, with small loss to chipping and several short, closed tears; mild rubbing and faint soiling to the white areas of background field of the panels; the price has been clipped; mylar-protected. Serviceable and reasonably attractive, but showing a few flaws. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8.8 x 5.8 x 1.25 inches). xv, 305 pages. Language: English. Weight: 20.4 ounces. Olive cloth over boards with silver titles at the backstrip. Hardback with DJ.

$10.00

The Adventurous Gardener.

By Christopher Lloyd.

New York, NY Random House: Clarkson N. Potter, 1983. Hardcover First Edition USA (1983), so stated. First printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence beginning with '2', in accordance with RH's customary practice at the time of publication. . First Edition USA (1983), so stated. First printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence beginning with '2', in accordance with RH's customary practice at the time of publication. .Very Good+ in Very Good+ to Near Fine DJ: Both book and DJ show indications of very careful use. The Book shows just a touch of shelving wear to the lower extremtiies; the lower front corner tip a little soft; the text pages have tanned a bit, due to aging; the binding is square and remains perfectly secure; the text is clean. Free of any creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any underlining, hi-lighting or marginalia or marks in the text. Free of ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, or labels. A close-to-new copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing mild wear and minor cosmetic flaws only. The DJ shows a quarter-inch closed tear at the top of the front panel; mild rubbing to the panels; the price has not been clipped; mylar-protected. Close to "As New". NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8.5 x 5.85 x 1 inches). 248 pages. Illustrarted with color Photographs by Pamla Toler. Language: English. Weight: 16.6 ounces. Hardback with DJ.

$14.70

The Gardenette, or City Backyard Gardening by the Sandwich System.

By Benjamin F. Albaugh .

Cincinnati, OH Stewart & Kidd Company, 1915. Hardcover Third Edition (1915). Appears to have been originally published in England. Very Good: shows light wear to extremities; mild rubbing and faint soiling to the panels; slight spine lean; the binding is secure; the text is clean. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of underlining, hi-lighting, notations, or marginalia. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. An attractive reading copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing only mild wear and minor cosmetic flaws. Clean, sturdy, presentable. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8.25 x 5.75 x 0.9 inches). 138 pages, including Glossary and Index. Liberally illustrated with vintage photographs and a few drawings and diagrams. Blue cloth over boards with gilt titles at the front panel and backstrip. Language: English. Weight: 15.4 ounces. Third Edition (1915). Appears to have been originally published in England.

$29.40

Plants Are Like People.

By Jerry Baker.

New York, NY Pocket Books, 1972. Paperback First Edition Thus (1972), so stated. First Edition in Paperback (1972), so stated. Near Fine in Wraps: shows only the most minute indications of use: just a hint of wear to the extremities; the very mildest rubbing to the panels; the orange wrapper covers show faint sunning to the backstrip (the black titles thereon are unaffected: bold and clearly legible); a very faint crease along the front hinge; a tiny split at the bottom read edge of the backstrip; some faint stress creases at the backstrip; the text pages have tanned a bit, due to aging. The binding square and secure; text clean. Free of underlining, hi-lighting, notations, or marginalia. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing several minor, unobtrusive flaws. Bright and Clean. Despite the flaws, in overall appearance this book remains close to "As New". NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 12mo. (7 x 4.25 x 0.8 inches). xii, 275 pages. Language: English. Weight: 6.2 ounces. Cover Price: $1.25. Pocket 78203. Orange Wraps with Photograph of the author's head within a flower at the front panel. First published in hardcover by Nash in 1971. Mass Market Paperback.

$14.70

Water Gardening for the Southwest.
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Water Gardening for the Southwest.

By Teri Dunn.

Nashville, TN Cool Springs Press, 2006. Paperback First Edition (2006); First Printing both stated and indicated by a complete numerical sequence. First Edition (2006); First Printing both stated and indicated by a complete numerical sequence. Near Fine in Wraps: shows only a small scuffed area at the top of the front hinge, which has been carefully tape-repaired with clear cellophane tape; else flawless; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of underlining, hi-lighting, notations, or marginalia. Free of creases to the covers. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome nearly-new copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing only a single unobtrusive flaw. Bright and Clean. Virtually 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 4to. (10 x 8.15 x 0.4 inches). 176 pages. Profusely illustrated with color photographs. Language: English. Weight: 1 pound, 2.5 ounces. Can't Miss Series. Trade Paperback.

$10.00

Planting Noah's Garden: Further Adventures in Backyard Ecology.
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Planting Noah's Garden: Further Adventures in Backyard Ecology.

By Sara B. Stein .

Boston, MA Houghton Mifflin: Frances Tennenbaum Books, 1997. Hardcover First Edition (1997); First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. First Edition (1997); First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. Very Near Fine in Very Near Fine DJ: Both book and DJ show only minute indications of use. The Book shows a hint of shelf-soiling along the bottom edge of the quarter cloth boards; else flawless; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome, nearly-new copy, structurally sound and tighly bound, showing only a single very minor flaw. Virtually 'As New'. Clean and crisp throughout. Binding is tight. The DJ shows only the mildest rubbing; the price is unclipped. Overall, virtually 'As New', and could easily pass for such. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (9.25 x 7.25 x 1 inches). 448 pages. Language: English. Weight: 2 pound, 5 ounces.Hardback with DJ.

$24.50

The Alternative: Communal Life in New America.

By William Hedgepeth.

New York, NY Macmillan: Collier Books, 1970. Paperback First Edition Thus (1970), so stated. First Edition Thus (1970), so stated. Very Good in Wraps: shows indications of light use; slight spine lean; light wear to extremities; moderate rubbing to the panels; the binding leans somewhat, but remains secure (the binding is sewn); the text is clean. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome, moderately used copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing light wear. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 4to. (11 x 8.1 x 0.45 inches). 191 pages. Illustrated with Vintage Black & White Photographs by Dennis Stock, including many full and double page spreads. Designed by Will Hopkins.; Language: English. Weight: 20.4 ounces. Trade Paperback.

$29.40

The Gardener's Catalogue 2: A Complete Compendium for Indoor, Outdoor, Hydroponic, and Greenhouse Gardeners.

By Eunice Riedel, (Editor).

New York, NY William Morrow & Co: Quill, 1983. Paperback Second Edition [1983], Revised & Enlarged. First Printing Thus, so stated. Very Good+ in Wraps: shows indications of very careful use: light wear to extremities, with a two-inch split at the top of the rear hinge and light wear at the corner tips; the pages have tanned rather heavily, due to aging; a few flecks of foxing to the outside edges and endpapers; mild rubbing and faint soiling to wrapper covers; two very faint creases at the backstrip; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Remains close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. Large Folio. (13.9 x 10.7 x 1 inches). 320 pages. Shipping Weight: 2.2 pounds. Second Edition [1983], Revised & Enlarged. First Printing Thus, so indicated, but a full number line. Trade Paperback.

$9.41

Home Landscapes: Planting, Design and Management.

By Edward C. Martin and Pete Melby.

Portland, OR Timber Press, 1994. Hardcover First Edition [1994], unstated. First Edition [1994], unstated, in accordance with Timber Press's customary practice. Near Fine in Near Fine DJ: Both book and DJ show only minute indications of use. Book shows just a touch of wear to the extremities; else flawless; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. The DJ shows only very mild rubbing else flawless; the price is unclipped; mylar-protected. Overall, very close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. Large, heavy 4to. 332 pages; about a third of the book is taken up with photographic color plates illustrative of the concepts laid out in the text. Hardback with DJ.

$24.50

Strawberries in November: A Guide to Gardening in the East Bay.

By Judith Goldsmith .

Berkeley, CA Heyday Books, 1987. Paperback First Edition Thus [1987]; First Printing indicated. First Edition Thus [1987]; First Printing indicated. Near Fine in Wraps: a coffee stainn at the upper fore-edge and some of the discoloration has penetrated slightly into the text pages; else, shows only the most minute indications of use: just a couple of tiny spots of soiling; the binding is square and secure; the text clean. Flawed by the stain, but in overall appearance, remains very close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. Large Format 4to. x, 101 pages. Preface by Peter Berg. Trade Paperback. This book is specific to the San Francisco Bay area, and even though I am on the fringe of this area, it has been one of the most helpful books in my gardening library. Month by month the author tells us what we should plant, what we can expect to harvest, what to prune, and even gives us recipes to use for our harvest. No technical jargon, just plain informative. If you garden and live in the Bay Area, you don't want to be without this book

$26.46

Insect Pest Management Guidelines for California Landscape Ornamentals.

By Carlton S. Koehler.

Berkeley, CA Agriculture & Natural Resources, University of California, 1987. Plastic Comb First Edition [1987], unstated. Very Good+ in Plastic Comb Wraps: shows indications of very light use; light wear to extremities; mild rubbing to sheen of wrapper covers; the plastic comb binding remains secure; the text is clean. No longer pristine, but remains close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 4to. 82pp. Cooperative Extension, University of California, Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources, No 3317. First Edition [1987], unstated. Paperback: Plastic Comb Binding

$7.64

Lucie Hupp's Gardening Without Tears: The Diary of a Fancy Dirt Gardener.

By Lucie Hupp .

Orinda, CA J.G. Hupp Publisher , 1998. Paperback First Edition [1998], unstated. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY THE PUBLISHER, JIM HUPP. Near Fine in Wraps: shows only the most minute indications of use: just a hint of wear to extremities; faint shelf-soiling along the bottom edge and a couple of barely discernible smudges at the fore-edge. The binding leans ever so slightly, but remains perfectly secure; the text is clean. Very close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 4to. 334 pages. First Edition [1998], unstated. Trade Paperback. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY THE PUBLISHER.

$14.70

Exotic Vegetables: How to Grow and Cook Them.

By Ken and Pat Kraft.

New York, NY Walker & Co., 1977. Paperback First Edition thus [1977]; First Printing indicated. First Edition thus [1977]; First Printing indicated. Very Good: shows only light wear to extremities; moderate rubbing; considerable soiling; some scuff spots at the lower front panel. Binding remains square and secure; text clean. Despite noted flaws, remains a sturdy copy with a clean text. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. 116pp. Trade Paperback.

$5.29

Gardening Short Cuts.

By M.G. Kains.

Garden City, NY Garden City Publishing Company, 1937. Hardcover Reprint Edition. Very Good: shows light wear to extremities; mild rubbing; the green background field at the backstrip is lightly sun-blanched, but the titles thereon remain quite legible; faint soiling near the outside edge of the front panel. Binding square and secure; text clean. Despite these minor flaws, remains clean, sturdy, and quite presentable. A handsome reading copy. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. 198pp. Illustrated with drawings in black & white. Hardback: Lacks DJ.

$7.64

Vegetable Gardening for Dummies.
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Vegetable Gardening for Dummies.

By Charlie Nardozzi and Editors of the National Gardening Association .

Foster City, CA IDG Books Worldwide, 1999. Paperback First Ed thus; First Printing indicated. First Ed thus; First Printing indicated. Very Near Fine in Wraps: shows only the most minute indications of use: just a hint of wear to extremities; mildest rubbing; pages tanned a bit. Binding square and secure; text clean. Very close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. 356pp. Trade Paperback. I have other gardening books, but none of them are as easy-to-follow or as comprehensive as this one. The text is so much fun, it's easy to read cover-to-cover. Yet, if you need specific information on a certain type of vegetable or technique, the index is very easy to use. The appendix gives the dates and growing seasons for every major (or minor) city in the U.S., as well as additional resources and catalogs to consult. A wonderful resource for a novice or an experienced gardener.

$12.74

Growing Small Fruits in the Home Garden.

By J.W. Courter, C.C. Zych and M.C. Shurtleff.

Urbana, IL University of Illinois College of Agriculture Cooperative Extension Service, 1970. Paperback Second Ed, Revised & Enlarged. Very Good+ in Wraps: shows indications of very careful use: just a hint of wear to the extremities; a crease near the lower front corner; foxing at the inside of the front covers and the endpapers; faint soiling to the rear panel; binding secure; text clean. Remains close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. 56pp .Second Ed, Revised & Enlarged. Circular 935. Paperback: Staple-bound Wraps.

$3.53

Wide Row Planting: The Productive Miracle.
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Wide Row Planting: The Productive Miracle.

By Dick Raymond.

Pownal, VT Storey Publishing: Garden Way Publishing, 1977. Paperback Fine in Wraps: binding square and secure; text clean. Virtually 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. 32pp. Paperback: Bulletin A-2. Staple-bound Wraps. Since 1973, Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletins have offered practical, hands-on instructions designed to help readers master dozens of country living skills quickly and easily. There are now more than 170 titles in this series, and their remarkable popularity reflects the common desire of country and city dwellers alike to cultivate personal independence in everyday life. This pamphlet has been reissued several times and remains a valuable resource for the home gardener.

$2.35

Easy Gardening: No Stress-No Strain.

By Jack Kramer.

Golden, CO Fulcrum Publishing, 1991. Paperback First Ed thus; First Printing indicated. First Ed thus; First Printing indicated. Very Good+ in Wraps: shows just a touch of wear to corners of the front panel; mildest rubbing; and the faintest toning around the edges of the wrapper covers; the upper corner tip of the front endpaper has been clipped. Binding square and secure; text clean. Very close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, BUT THERE IS A TINY DOT AT THE BOTTOM EDGE, employed by a local bookseller to distinguish new from used books. NOT a Book-Club or Ex-Library. 8vo. 144pp. Trade Paperback. Mr. Kramer can teach anyone to enjoy gardening no matter their age or physical limitations...quick read with lots of intelligent tips. Jack Kramer is one of America's foremost gardening experts and the author of more than 100 gardening books, including The World Wildlife Fund Book of Orchids and Women of Flowers, which won the Garden Writers Association of America's Best Book Award of Excellence. He is also a former syndicated columnist for the Los Angeles Times.

$8.82

Gardening in the North.

By Kenneth Lemmon.

London, UK Arthur Barker Ltd. , 1966. Hardcover Second Ed, Revised & Enlarged. Second Ed, Revised & Enlarged. Near Fine in Good+ DJ: Book shows barely discernible spine lean; the binding remains secure; just a hint of shelf rubbing along the bottom edge; the top edge is dusted; free of inscriptions or notes and the text is clean. DJ shows moderate wear to the extremities, with a one-and-a-half inch tear at the upper rear corner; mild rubbing; considerable soiling; price has been clipped; mylar-protected. Remains Nearly new in a flawed, but presentable DJ. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. 144pp. Illustrated with Photographs in Black & White. Gardening Handbooks Series. Hardback with DJ.

$14.11

Cubed Foot Gardening: Growing Vegetables in Raised, Intensive Beds.
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Cubed Foot Gardening: Growing Vegetables in Raised, Intensive Beds.

By Christopher O. Bird.

Guilford, CT Globe Pequot: The Lyons Press, December 1, 2001. Paperback Second Ed, Revised & Enlarged. Very Near Fine in Wraps: shows only the most minute indications of use: just a hint of wear to extremities; mildest rubbing. Binding shows the slightest lean, while remaining perfectly secure; text clean. Virtually 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. 175pp. Second Ed, Revised & Enlarged. First Printing thus. Originally published under the title "Modern Vegetable Gardening" by the Lyons Press in 1993. Trade Paperback.

$7.64

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