Additional General Gardening Books

The Plants

Life Nature Library

by Frits W. Went

used hardcover - fairly good condition

1963 - Time-Life Books

194 pages   

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Controlling Weeds

by staff of Ortho Books

used paperback - fairly good condition

top portion of front cover - faded

1989 - Ortho Books

96 pages   

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Vines

Time-Life Encyclopedia of Gardening

by Richard H. Cravens

used hardcover - fairly good condition

1979

160 pages   

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Coming Home To Eat

by Gary Paul Nabhan

used paperback - fairly good condition

2002 - Norton & Norton

330 pages   

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A Complete Guide to Gardening

by Montague Free

used paperback - used - aged condition

1957 -

440 pages   

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Moisture-loving Plants

by Philip Swindells

used paperback - good condition

1991 - Ward Lock Limited

95 pages   

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Picking The Right Plant - A Sun and Shade Guide to Successful Plant Selection

Time Life Books

used hardcover - 384 pages

excellent condition

1998 - Time-Life Books

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Plants That Never Bloom

by Ruth Heller

used softcover- fairly good condition

slight stain on corner of a few pages

44 pages - beautiful illustrations

Scholastic - 1984

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Plant Partnerships

by Joyce Pope

used hardcover - used - fairly good condition

some pages show slight waving in bottom right

corner

Facts on File publisher, 1990

62 pages

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Hanging Gardens - Basket Plants Inside & Out

by Jack Kramer

used hardcover

interior of book - good condition

Charles Scribners Sons, 1971

111 pages   

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The Best Plant Book Ever

by George Seddon

used paperback -  fair condition

unmarked interior - great  illustrations

Rand McNally,  1978

208 pages   

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Green Thoughts - A Writer in the Garden

by Eleanor Perenyi

used paperback -  good condition

unmarked interior - great  illustrations

First Vintage Books Edition, 1981

289 pages   

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The Care and Feeding of Garden Plants

American Society for Horticultural Science

and the National Fertilizer Association

used hardcover -  very good condition

unmarked interior - great  illustrations

1954

184 pages   

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Vines

Time-Life Encyclopedia of Gardening

by Richard H. Cravens

used hardcover - fairly good condition

1979

160 pages   

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The Garden Clinic

by Laurence Blair

used hardcover - 146  pages

fair condition

discoloration - inside front and back cover

spots on front cover

1940 - Macmillan Company

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Sunset Western Garden Book

By the Editors of Sunset Magazine and Sunset Books

used hardcover - 448 pages

good condition

Lane Magazine & Book Company , 1971

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The Saturday Morning Gardener

by Donald Wyman

used hardcover - former library book

interior of book - good condition

Macmillan, 1972

236 pages   

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My First Garden Book

by Angela Wilkes

used hardcover

good condition - small piece of tape on spine of book

incredible resource

Alfred A. Knopf - 1992

48 pages

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Stop Talking to Your Plants and Listen

by Elvin McDonald

used hardcover -  fair condition

good reading copy - pages are slightly wrinkled

Funk & Wagnalls, 1977

122 pages  

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Easy Gardens

Time-Life Encyclopedia of Gardening

by Donald Wyman & Curtis Prendergast

used hardcover - good condition

1978

160 pages   

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Japanese Gardens

Time-Life Encyclopedia of Gardening

by Wendy B. Murphy & Editors of Time-Life

used hardcover -  good condition

1979

160 pages   

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AHS Great Plant Guide

featuring over 2,000 plants

by Simon Maughan

DK Publishing, 1999, beautiful color photos

vinyl softcover, 574 pages

cover shows some wear

our price:   $4.50 plus media mail shipping

Hostas

by Andrew Mikolajski

Lorenz Books, 1997

hardcover -  64 pages

very good condition

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All New Square Foot Gardening

Grow More in Less Space

by Mel Bartholomew

Cool Springs Press, 2006

like new condition, softcover

272 pages

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The Illustrated Home Garden Guide: The Complete Garden Encyclopedia

edited by ELD and ten contributors

published by JJ Little & Ives. Co., 1961

very large book - 1798 pages - 4” thick, almost 10 pounds!

turquoise vinyl over boards

stiff three-hole binding secures several supplements

good condition for this vintage collector’s item-

small separation of vinyl on spine

book is intact

pages are in good condition - no notes or markings

dustjacket shows wear and a tear has been taped

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Reader’s Digest Illustrated Guide to Gardening - Boxed Set of TWO Hardcovers

                             first hardcover:

Reader’s Digest Practical Guide to Home Landscaping

Reader’s Digest Association, 1986

used hardcover - like new condition, 479 pages

                                    and

Reader’s Digest Illustrated Guide to Gardening

Reader’s Digest Association, 1986

used hardcover - like new condition, 672 pages


Astrological Gardening - The Ancient Wisdom of Successful Planting & Harvesting By The Stars

by Louise Riotte

Wings Books, 1995

very good condition

hardcover, 224 pages

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The Garden Primer

by Barbara Damrosch

Workman Publishing, 1988

hardcover, like new condition

no dustjacket and backcover has light scuffing

beautiful illustrations by Ray Baher and Carol Bolt

673 pages  - pages are clean and crisp

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Growing Garden Seeds - A Manual for Gardeners and

Small Farmers

by Robert Johnston, Jr.

Johnny’s Selected Seeds

32 page booklet - NEW

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Sleeping With a Sunflower - A Treasury of Old-Time

Gardening Lore

by Louise Riotee

Wings Books, Storey Communications, 1987

220 pages

hardcover, some pages are slightly wrinkled

blank white stickers have been placed inside back cover and on the underside of the dustjacket to

cover stains from exposure to moisture

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Eyewitness Visual Dictionaries -

The Visual Dictionary of Plants

edited by Mary Lindsay

Dorling Kindersley, first American Edition stated, 1992

oversized hardcover - good condition

64 pages - amazing photos - excellent resource

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Eyewitness Books - Plant

by David Burnie

Alfred A. Knopf, 1989

First American Edition stated

hardcover - good condition

64 pages - amazing photos - excellent resource

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My Garden’s Scrap Book of Wit and Wisdom

compiled by Theo. A. Stephens

My Garden, London, 1949

vintage -  94 pages

green boards have some chips

green covering over spine has disappeared but the book is

still intact

pages are slightly tanned due to age

rare collector’s item

good condition considering age of book

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Better Homes and Gardens - New Garden Book

Better Homes and Gardens Books

vintage used hardcover (binder with inserted pages)

fair condition - some discoloration on index pages

400 pages in five-ring binder

third printing, new edition - 1968  

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Gar-den-ing - A Dictionary for Weedpullers, Slugcrushers & Backyard Botanists

by Henry Beard & Roy McKie

Workman Publishing, 1982

vintage softcover, 95 pages - slight water stains

towards back of book but still provides a good

reading copy

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Hardy Herbaceous Plants

by Lanning Roper

Penguin Books, 1960

vintage softcover, 224 pages

good condition considering age of book

$3.95 plus media mail shipping

The Damp Garden

by Beth Chatto

J.M. Dent & Sons, 1986

softcover, good condition, 336 pages

good condition

inside cover - discoloration spots due to age

$5.95 plus media mail shipping

In My Mother’s Garden

by Melissa Madenski

Little Brown & Company, 1995

First Edition stated

very good condition

hardcover,  32 pages

our price:   $16.50 plus media mail shipping

Reader’s Digest - A Garden for All Seasons

edited by John Palmer

Reader’s Digest Association, 1991

hardcover, 431 pages

excellent condition

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Hollyhock Days - Garden Adventures for the Young at Heart

by Sharon Lovejoy

Interweave Press, 1994

softcover, 95 pages

like new condition

$3.95 plus media mail shipping

Plants - Science Works for Kids Series -

Grades 1-3

Evan-Moor Educational Publishers, 1998

hands-on activities

record sheets, logbook forms, minibooks, picture cards

like new condition, 80 pages

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Chicken Soup for the Gardener’s Soul

101 Stories to Sow Seeds of Love, Hope and Laughter

by Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen, Cynthia Brian, Cindy Buck, Marion Owen, Pat Stone, Carol Sturgulewski

Health Communications, Inc., 2001

softcover, 381 pages

very good condition - clean, crisp pages

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Hardy Herbaceous Plants

by Lanning Roper

prepared in conjunction and collaboration with the Royal Horticultural Society

by Geoffrey Bles,  London, 1962

vintage hardcover like new condition, 160 pages

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The Lost Garden - A Novel

by Helen Humphreys

a story about a gardener growing crops for the war effort during World War II

W.W. Norton & Company

First American Edition, 2002

hardcover, 184 pages

like new condition

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Gardening From Scratch - How To Turn Your Empty Lot Into a Living Garden

by Ann Lovejoy

photographs by Alan Mandell

illustrations by Jean Emmons

Macmillan, 1998

softcover - like new condition

164 pages

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Masters of the Victory Garden

Specialty Gardeners Share Their Expert Techniques

by Jim Wilson

Little, Brown & Company, 1990

softcover - excellent  condition

244 pages

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Gardening With Water, Plantings, & Stone

by Carroll Calkins

specific instructions are accompanied by clear diagrams and more than forty illustrations, enabling even the novice gardener to build pools, waterfalls, and fountains

Cornerstone Library, 1975

softcover - 160 pages

pages are tanned due to age

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The Complete Book of Growing Plants From Seed

Trees - Shrubs - Vines - House Plants - Vegetables - Flowers

by Elda Haring

Hawthorn Books, Inc., 1967

vintage hardcover -

interior pages - excellent  condition

dustjacket shows slight wear

240 pages

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Getting Ready for Winter

pruning, protecting, and other fall tasks

A seasonal garden workbook

by Steven Bradley

wirebound hardcover,

Stewart, Tabori, & Chang, 1997

like new condition

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Gardening for All Seasons

New Alchemy Institute

by Gary Hirshberg, Tracy Calvan

The Complete Guide to Producing Food

at Home, 12 Months a Year

Brick House Publishing Company, 1983

softcover, 309 pages

very good condition

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Better Homes & Gardens Complete Guide to Gardening

hardcover -  good condition

1979 - Meredith Corporation

551 pages   

dustjacket shows wear with small tears

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The Best Gardening Ideas I Know

by Robert Rodale

Rodale Press, 1978

vintage softcover -  good condition

79 pages

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From the Roots Up

A Down-To-Earth Guide to Gardening

written and published by the Short Hills Garden Club - Short Hills, New Jersey, 1974

vintage plastic comb softcover -  good condition

96 pages

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The Garden Primer

by Barbara Damrosch

illustrations by Ray Maher and Carol Bolt

Workman Publishing, 1988

vintage hardcover - 

interior pages - very good condition

dustjacket is worn

673 pages

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The White-Flower-Farm Garden Book

by Amos Pettingill

Little, Brown & Company, 1977

softcover -  372 pages

interior pages - very good condition

no marks or highlighting

cover shows slight wear

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Picking The Right Plant - A Sun and Shade Guide to Successful Plant Selection

Time Life Books

used hardcover - 384 pages

excellent condition

1998 - Time-Life Books

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The White-Flower-Farm Garden Book

by Amos Pettingill

Little, Brown & Company, 1977

softcover -  372 pages

interior pages - very good condition

no marks or highlighting

cover shows slight wear

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Gardenwork- A Step-by-Step Guide to Vital

Gardening Tasks Through the Year

by Steven Bradley

Ryland, Peters & Small, 2001

wirebound hardcover, 272

interior pages - very good condition

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Accessible Gardening - Tips & Techniques for

Seniors & The Disabled

by Joann Woy

Stackpole Books, 1997

softcover - 214 pages

former library book

good condition

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The Garden Primer

by Barbara Damrosch

illustrations by Ray Maher and Carol Bolt

Workman Publishing, 2003

hardcover -  673 pages

interior pages - good condition

no dustjacket

content page has a fold

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Microgreens - How to Grow Nature’s Own Superfood

by Fionna Hill

Firefly Books, 2010

softcover -  107 pages

interior pages - good condition

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Square Foot Gardening

by Mel Bartholomew

Rodale Press, 1981

vintage softcover

347 pages

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Thoreau’s Garden

Native Plants for the American Landscape

by Peter Loewer

Stackpole Books, 2002

softcover, 248 pages

excellent condition

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An Agricultural Testament

by Sir Albert Howard

Oxford University Press,  1943

Special Rodale Press Edition, 1972

vintage hardcover, 253 pages

good condition

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Garden Witchery

Magick From the Ground Up

by Ellen Dugan

includes Gardening Journal
Llewellyn Publications, 2003

softcover, 254 pages

good condition

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Gardening for Dummies

by Michael MacCaskey and the Editors

of the National Gardening Association

IDG Books Worldwide, Inc., 1996
softcover, 335 pages

good condition

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The Complete Old Wives’ Lore for Gardeners

by Bridget and Maureen Boland

The Bodley Head, 1989

vintage hardcover, 128 pages

good condition

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Practical Gardening

by Peter McHoy

Smithmark, 1993

hardcover, 256 pages

good condition

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Reader’s Digest - A Garden for All Seasons

edited by John Palmer

Reader’s Digest Association, 1991

hardcover, 431 pages

excellent condition

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Secret Gardens - Revealed by Their Owners

chosen and edited by Rosemary Verey and

Katherine Lambert

A Bullfinch Press Book, 1994

hardcover, 208 pages

good condition

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Zen in Your Garden

Creating Sacred Spaces

by Jenny Hendy

Tuttle Publishing, 2001

hardcover, pages

excellent condition

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Taylor’s Master Guide to Gardening

edited by Frances Tenebaum, Roger Holmes, Rita Buchanan

Houghton Mifflin Company, 1994

oversized hardcover, 612 pages

excellent condition

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The Ten Week Garden

by Cary Scher

hand-drawn and illustrated by Linda Larisch

Something Else Press, 1973

softcover, 407 pages

good condition

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The Authentic Garden

Five Principles for Cultivating A Sense of Place

by Claire E. Sawyers

Timber Press, 2007

hardcover, 285 pages

good condition

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The Heirloom Gardener

Collecting and growing old and rare varieties of vegetables and fruits - all about heirloom plants and how gardeners can help save this living legacy

by Carolyn Jabs

Sierra Club Books, 1984

vintage hardcover, 310 pages

gift inscription by author written on front endpage

good condition

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Glorious Gardens

A Portfolio of Ideas for Planting and Design

with a Commentary by Francesca Greenoak

Crescent Books, 1989

vintage hardcover, 192 pages

very good condition

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The Heirloom Gardener

Collecting and growing old and rare varieties of vegetables and fruits - all about heirloom plants and how gardeners can help save this living legacy

by Carolyn Jabs

Sierra Club Books, 1984

vintage hardcover, 310 pages

gift inscription by author written on front endpage

good condition

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The Heirloom Gardener

Collecting and growing old and rare varieties of vegetables and fruits - all about heirloom plants and how gardeners can help save this living legacy

by Carolyn Jabs

Sierra Club Books, 1984

vintage softcover, 310 pages

good condition

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Planetary Planting

by Louise Riotte

Astro Computing Services, 1982

vintage softcover, 352 pages

good condition

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The American Home Book of Gardening

The American Library

illustrated with diagrams and photographs

by Leonard Barron

edited by Reginald T. Townsend

Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., 1931

vintage hardcover -  159 pages

interior pages - good condition

dustjacket shows soiling

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