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Rebecca's Garden: Four Seasons to Grow on
Rebecca's Garden
Four Seasons to Grow on
Hardcover      ISBN: 0380975750
An illustrated book of gardening tips for beginners is arranged by season and contains easy-to-understand information about everything from houseplants and vegetable gardens to plant doctoring and fertilizing.
Midwest Top 10 Garden Guide
Midwest Top 10 Garden Guide
Paperback      ISBN: 0376035307
A richly illustrated gardening handbook specifically geared toward the needs of Midwestern gardeners focuses on plants and regional varieties that deliver optimal results under the Midwest climatic conditions and furnishes guidelines for seasonal gardening tasks, hundreds of photographs, specific how-to instructions, and tips on pruning, plant care, cultivation, and more. Original. 10,000 first printing.
Trees and Shrubs for Northern Gardens
Trees and Shrubs for Northern Gardens
Paperback      ISBN: 0915679078
Reinventing the Garden: Chaumont - Global Inspirations from the Loire
Reinventing the Garden
Chaumont - Global Inspirations from the Loire
Hardcover      ISBN: 0500511330
An in-depth study based on a ten-year history of the Chaumont festival, a world celebrated garden and landscape design forum, encompasses more than two hundred photographs, in addition to insights from public reaction, new and upcoming designers, and the work of such notable designers as Lynden Miller, Peter Latz, and Adriaan Geuze.
The Rodale Book of Composting
The Rodale Book of Composting
Paperback      ISBN: 0878579915
A completely revised and updated guide to composting explains what composting is and how it really works; provides detailed, easy-to-follow instructions for making and using compost; and offers ecologically sound solutions to waste disposal problems. Original.
The City Gardener's Handbook: The Definitive Guide to Small-Space Gardening
The City Gardener's Handbook
The Definitive Guide to Small-Space Gardening
Paperback      ISBN: 1580174493
Explains how would-be gardeners can make the most of available space, offering helpful tips on coping with the special problems of small urban gardens.
Making More Plants: The Science, Art and Joy of Propagation
Making More Plants
The Science, Art and Joy of Propagation
1st Edition    Hardcover      ISBN: 051770787x
In this lavishly illustrated gardening book, the author shares "propagation" techniques with his readers, covering seeds, "divisions and cuttings," air layering, and grafting. 25,000 first printing.
Breaking Ground: Portraits of Ten Garden Designers
Breaking Ground
Portraits of Ten Garden Designers
Paperback      ISBN: 1579652387
Whether it's introducing the soothing sound of water to your garden or choosing plants for graceful winter silhouettes; whether you are landscaping a brownstone backyard or a dry desert retreat, there are lessons to learn from these contemporary garden masters that will forever enhance where you live. The two hundred glorious full-color photographs by Erica Lennard and the engaging text by garden writer and designer Page Dickey capture the spirit and genius of each artist, his or her sources, inspiration, style, philosophy, and method of creation. From the bold southern California designs of Nancy Power to the urban geometries of Maddison Cox to the romantic country gardens of Nancy McCabe, Breaking Ground profiles ten artists who are redefining garden design categories. In addition to the stunning photographs, sketches and garden plans that include ideas for walls, alcoves, borders, planters, ponds, paths, courtyards, and rooftops help inspire ideas and adaptations for the home gardener. In an unusual and practical afterword, Page Dickey describes how she is applying what she learned to her own garden in New York State.
Mrs. Whaley and Her Charleston Garden
Mrs. Whaley and Her Charleston Garden
Hardcover      ISBN: 1565121155
Emily Whaley, who for the past sixty years has tended to her garden, making it so beautiful that it has become the most visited private garden in the country, presents a selection of amusing stories and practical advice to provide fellow gardeners with great hints for their own gardens.
Native American Gardening: Stories, Projects and Recipes for Families
Native American Gardening
Stories, Projects and Recipes for Families
Paperback      ISBN: 155591148x
Readers will learn about the relationships between people and the gardens of Earth, seed preservation, Native diets and meals, natural pest control, and the importance of the Circle of Life.