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Pruning and Grafting

By: Allen, Oliver E.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt and Company: 1986

Seller ID: 004787


160 pages; numerous color illustrations. Everything the amateur needs to know, including topiary and espalier. Originally published by Time-Life Books. Clean throughout. View more info

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Japanese Flower Arrangement (Ike-bana) - Applied to Western Needs

By: Averill, Mary (aka Kwashinsai Kiyokumei)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead, & Company: 1933

Seller ID: 000797


218 pages; 88 illustrations (black and white drawings); frontispiece photograph; floral-decorated boards. Clean and tight, nearly unblemished within; paper boards darkened and titles on spine rubbed off. View more info

Image for Vertical Gardening: Climbing Plants, Hanging Plants, Trellises, Wall Planting, Terraces, Window Boxes

Vertical Gardening: Climbing Plants, Hanging Plants, Trellises, Wall Planting, Terraces, Window Boxes

By: Boisset, Caroline; Fayal Greene (American Consultant)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 1988

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 003092


144 pages; 145 color photographs; 20-page color-illustrated plant directory. Inspiration and ideas for sun and shade. One wishes for more property, more walls and fences, pergolas and terraces. View more info

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Stony Ground, the Making of a Canadian Garden

By: Chambers, Douglas

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Canada, Alfred A. Knopf: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003040


230 pages; color and b&w illustrations. "A world charged with delightful, powerful stories; a rich and magical book full of humour, far-reaching literary echoes, personal associations and philosophical musings." View more info

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The Opinionated Gardener: Random Offshoots from an Alpine Garden

By: Charlesworth, Geoffrey B. with drawings by Laura Louise Foster

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Boston, David R. Godine: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002903


198 pages; numerous b&w drawings. An expert rock gardener and writer, too; with a sense of humor. View more info

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Gardens of the Heart

By: Chivers, Susan and Suzanne Woloszynska; Penelope Hobhouse (Foreword)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000795


160 pages; color photographs reproduced throughout. "24 outstanding gardens" are described, including those of John Gielgud, Josceline Dimbleby, Sir Nigel Broackes, and John Makepeace. A tiny piece of some foreign matter lodged inside the front pastedown has caused a mirrored depression in the early several pages, including the title. It is the size of a small fingernail-tip mark. View more info

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In Search of Lost Roses

By: Christopher, Thomas

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Summit Books: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004911


240 pages. A fascinating memoir of "rustling" old, sometimes lost, roses in unlikely places and seeking their histories also in unlikely places. A compelling book if one has any interest in roses. A small gift card envelope is attached to the back paste-down. Otherwise clean throughout; tight binding; dustjacket whole and clean. View more info

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An Axe, a Spade & Ten Acres: The story of a garden and nature reserve

By: Courtauld, George

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus Giroux: 1985

Edition: 1st U.S Edition

Seller ID: 001518


213 pages; illustrations and maps by David Heal. Reminiscences on the transformation of ten acres in southeastern England by the author, an inexperienced gardener. Reads like conversation; easy to pick up and put down. A nice copy, about unblemished. View more info

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Landscape Gardening

By: Crockett, James Underwood

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Time-Life Books: 1971

Seller ID: 003081


160 pages; numerous color illustrations. Urban and suburban: the typical weel-organized, well-illustrated Time-Life book. Small neatly repaired tear to the jacket's front panel. View more info

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Lawns and Ground Covers

By: Crockett, James Underwood

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Time-Life Books: 1971

Seller ID: 003082


160 pages; numerous color illustrations. How to, when to, where to, pests, watering, fertilizing, species: the typical weel-organized, well-illustrated Time-Life book. Small chips to the jacket's front panel top edge. View more info

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Flowering House Plants

By: Crockett, James Underwood

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Time-Life Books: 1971

Seller ID: 003704


160 pages; numerous illustrations, including watercolors of plants. Clean throughout. View more info

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Making Things Grow: A Practical Guide for the Indoor Gardener

By: Cruso, Thalassa

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001932


pp. 258; viii; b&w illustrations. A good read: good humored advice from a knowledgeable and experienced gardener. Like her PBS show. This copy perhaps never opened. View more info

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Outdoor Structures - Home Repair and Improvement

By: Editors of Time-Life Books

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Alexandria, Virginia, Time-Life Books: 1978

Seller ID: 004789


128 pages; numerous illustrations. A guide for the amateur who wants to build stuff not just dig planting holes. Clean throughout; small nick on the front cover. View more info

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Gardening with Herbs, for Flavor and Fragrance

By: Fox, Helen Morgenthau; Louise Mansfield (Drawings)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Dover: 1970

Seller ID: 003028


334 pages; b&w illustrations; "Cooking with Herbs", including recipes; Bibliography; Index. Unabridged and unaltered republication of the original 1933 Macmillan work. View more info

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Variations on a Garden

By: Fox, Robin Lane

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston, David R. Godine: 1987

Edition: 1st U.S Edition

Seller ID: 000945


182 pages; color and black and white plates. An English garden writer, Lane Fox directly addresses North American gardens, too. Organized seasonally. View more info

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Jardim dos Beija-Flores / The Hummingbird Garden

By: Frisch, Johan Dalgas; Christian Dalgas Frisch

Price: $100.00

Publisher: São Paulo, Dalgas-Ecoltec Ecologia Técnica e Comérica: 1996

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 002514


272 pages; numerous color photographs showing blossoming plants and hummingbirds, most are full page; 50 page essay; suggested landscaping patterns; Indices in Portugese and English of Common Plants; Index of scientific names of plants according to species; Classification of plants according to family; View more info

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Color for Your Yard and Garden

By: Haring, Elda

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Hawthorn Books: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001483


240 pages; numerous color photographs. Flowers are catalogued by color (e.g. Pink to Rose; Blue to Purple) each with a photo. Helpful charts and lists. Back panel of jacket is torn with a two-inch piece lost. View more info

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Daffodils for American Gardens

By: Heath, Brent and Becky

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., Elliott & Clark: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000946


144 pages; illustrated throughout in color. The Heath's, owners of the Daffodil Mart, explain for North American gardeners "everything they need to know about successfully raising daffodils...." View more info

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Creating Central Park - The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin

By: Heckscher, Morrison H.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art: 2008

Seller ID: 003075


76 pages; illustrated throughout in color and b&w, including a 4-page color foldout. The MMA Bulletin Winter 2008. Outside corner bumped, otherwise nearly fine. View more info

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The Lotus Book of Water Gardening

By: Heritage, Bill

Price: $6.00

Publisher: London, Hamlyn: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002480


80 pages; b&w and color illustrations. View more info