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  • Bellingrath Gardens and Bellingrath Home
    Authored by the Bellingrath-Morse Foundation; 1958; hardbound with jacket; good condition. Seasons are recorded in color of the gardens that surround the Bellingrath Home in Mobile, Alabama.
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    $2.00
  • Bedford Gardener's Almanac
    Authored by Bedford Garden Club; Comet Press; 1960; softbound; very good condition.
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    $1.00
  • A Gardener's Dictionary
    Author Henry Beard & Roy McKie; Workman Publishing; 1982; Softbound, new. A dictionary for weed-pullers, done with humorous, black and white drawings.
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    $2.00
    Out of Stock
  • Gardening by Mail
    Author Barbara J. Barton; Houghton, Mifflin; 1997; softbound; very good condition. A directory of mail-order resources for gardeners in the U. S. and Canada, including seed companies, nurseries, suppliers of garden necessities, and plant societies.
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    $1.00
  • Garden Problem Solver
    Author Jeff Ball; Rodale; 1988; hardbound; good condition.
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    $4.00
  • Smithsonian Plant Collections, the Guiana Shield
    Smithsonian Institute Scholarly Press 2014, PB, VG
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    $2.00
  • Vegetable Garden Problem Solver
    Author Fern Marshall Bradley; Rodale; 2007; softbound, very good condition.
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    $5.00
  • Great Gardens of America
    Author Carroll C. Calkins; Coward-McCann; 1969; hardbound with jacket, jacket shows wear, pages clean. Survey of 38 of America' finest gardens with both color and b/w photographs, included gardens, mansions, garden sculptures, and outbuildings.
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    $3.00
  • New Mirror of Flowers
    Author Chen Feng-hwai; no publisher listed; 1982; softbound, good condition. Flower descriptions written in both Chinese and English, accompanied by color photographs.
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    $0.50
  • Ground Covers for Easier Gardening
    Author Daniel J. Foley; Dover Publishing; 1961; softbound; very good condition.
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    $1.00
  • A Garden Odyssey
    Author Eleanor Brown Gambee; Princeton Press; 1995; hardbound with jacket; very good condition.
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    $1.00
  • Through our Garden Gates
    Authored and published by the Garden Club of Chevy Chase (MD); 1993; softbound, very good condition. Twenty-eight pages of recipes and gardening advice.
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    $0.50
  • The Plymouth Beach Book
    Author Libby O. Hopkins; published by Manomet Bird Observatory Trust; 1982; softbound, like new. Slim volume about dunes, windbreaks, and the inner and outer beaches.
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    $1.00
  • Annual Gardening
    Author June Hutson; Knopf Publishing; 1995; softbound, very good condition. Compiled by Missouri Botanical Garden, included how to design, plant, and cultivate an annual garden.
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    $2.00
  • Making Vegetables Grow
    Author Thalassa Cruso; Knopf Publishing; 1975; hardbound with jacket; very good condition. How to locate your garden, what to plant, and when to harvest.
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    $3.00
  • Saturday Evening Post Vegetable Primer
    Editor Jacquelyn S. Sibert; Curtis Publishing; 1981; softbound; very good condition. Over 200 recipes for healthy living.
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    $2.00
  • In the Kitchen With Rosie
    Author Rosie Daley; Knopf Publishing; 1994; hardbound with jacket, very good condition. Oprah Winfrey's favorite recipes,compiled by her cook Rosie Daley.
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    $2.00
  • The Cultivated Basils
    Author Helen H. Darrah; published by T. E. Thomas Buckeye; 1980; softbound, fair condition, some pages loose. All about basils by HSA member, illustrated by Dorothy S. Wilbur.
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    $1.00
  • Gardening for a Lifetime
    Author Sydney Eddison; Timber Press; 2010; hardbound, like new, tips for how to garden as you age.
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    $3.00
  • A Patchwork Garden
    Author Sydney Eddison; Henry Holt & Co; 1992; softbound, very good condition. Chronicles the author's maturation as a gardener.
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    $2.00
  • Ideas for Japanese Gardens
    Authored by editors of Sunset Magazine; published by Lane Books; 1972, softbound, good condition. Ideas for gardens, with b/w photographs.
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    $0.50
  • Using Herbs in the Landscape
    Author Debra Kirkpatrick; Stackpole; 1992, softbound, very good condition. How to design and grow gardens of herbal annuals, perennials, shrubs, and trees.
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    $2.00
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  • The Most Beautiful Alpine Flowers
    Author Oscar Konstandt; Pinguin Verlag; hardbound, very good condition. A small handbook of flowers, illustrated by Mila Kippmann-Pawlowski.
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    $2.00
  • The Art of Flowers
    Author Jack Kramer; Watson-Guptill; 2002, softbound, very good condition. A small publicity piece for the book of the same title, with lovely color illustrations.
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    $0.50
  • Garden in Autumn
    Author Allen Lacy; Atlantic Monthly Press; 1990, hardbound with jacket, very good condition. Promotes gardening in autumn, with practical advice on plants that shine in the fall.
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    $5.00
  • American Gardens
    Author Peter Loewer; Better Homes & Garden; 1995, hardbound with jacket, very good condition. Book leads reader on a tour of the nation's finest private gardens.
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    $3.00
  • Ornamental Grasses
    Author Peter Loewer; Better Homes & Gardens; 1995, softbound, like new. How to design with, and how to grow, ornamental grasses, with color photographs.
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    $3.00
  • Grasses of Washington, D. C.
    Author Kamal M. Ibrahim & Paul M. Peterson; Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press; 2014, softbound, very good condition. Offers a vegetative key, descriptions, illustrations, and glossary for identification of 182 native and naturalized grasses found in Washington, D. C.
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    $2.00
  • Herb Proceedings 1990
    Authored by Illinois Herb Association; University of Illinois; 1990, softbound, good condition. Presentations on a variety of subjects made during Specialty Growers Convention of 1990.
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    $1.00
  • Gardening A Guide to Literature
    Author Richard Isaacson; Garland Publishing; 1985, hardbound, very good condition. Guide lists gardening reference books.
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    $2.00
  • Abner Wheeler House
    Author Noble Jackson; McEvoy Publishing; 1956, spiral bound, very good condition. Recipes from the Abner Wheeler House in Framingham, MA
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    $1.00
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  • The Herb Garden
    Author Dorothy Bovee Jones; Dorrance Publishing; 1972, hardbound with jacket, very good condition. A book for beginners who want to know what to plant, and how to harvest.
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    $2.00
  • Presenting Boston: A Cookbook
    Authored by the Junior League of Boston, Inc; 1976, spiral bound, good condition. Recipes from the Jr. League.
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    $1.00
  • Catalog 279 Antiquariaat Junk
    Author Eilhelm Junk; Antiquariaat Junk; 2001, softbound, very good condition. A catalog of natural history books from the Netherlands.
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    $1.00
  • Manderlake's Trade Secrets
    Author Tom Pritchard & Billy Jarecki; Clarkson Potter; 1994, softbound, like new, signed by author. Author argues for a change in the way w see and buy flowers. Beautiful color photographs of flowers in a variety of natural settings.
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    $3.00
  • Gardening in New England
    Author Marion Schroeder; Harper & Row; 1990; softbound, very good condition. Includes state-by-state resources, including nurseries, mail-order sources, garden shows and associations.
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    $1.00
  • Herb Quarterly
    Issues of the quarterly magazine from 1982-2015. Some issues have sold. Call or email library if you are only interested in a specific plant or topic.
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    $1.00
  • Journal of New England Garden History
    Authored by the Massachusetts Horticultural Society and New England Garden Historical Society; published by Mass Hort; 1991, softbound, very good condition. Book is devoted to landscapes, gardens, designers, and writers in New England.
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    $2.00
  • Ideas for Japanese Gardens
    Author Jack McDowell; Sunset Books; 1972, softbound, good condtion. How to use plants, water, paths and walks, structures and details, to create a Japanese garden.
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    $0.50
  • The Herb Companion Wishbook and Resource Guide
    Author Bobbi A. McRae; Interweave Books; 1992, softbound, very good condition. Contains lists of places to buy seeds, herbal supplies, retailers, and groups to join.
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    $1.00
  • Wild Flowers of Glacier National Park
    Author Alan G. Nelson; published by Glacier National Park; 1970, booklet, good condition. Plants and color photographs.
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    $1.00
  • Northwind Farm's Herb Resource Directory
    Authored by David & Paula Oliver; Northwind Farm Publications; 1996, softbound, good condition, former library book, shows where label was removed. Resources presented state-by-state.
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    $1.00
  • The Herb Gardener's Resource Guide
    Author Paula Oliver; Northwind Farm Publications; 1983, softbound, good condition. Includes reference list of herbs, and guide to herb-related retailers.
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    $1.00
  • Better Garden Design
    Author Roger Turner; J M Dent & Sons; 1986, hardbound with jacket, very good condition, inscribed to HSA by Elizabeth Morss. How to design a garden.
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    $2.00
  • Onions and Garlic Forever
    Author Louis vanDeven; no publisher listed; 1992, softbound, very good condition. How to grow and harvest onions and garlic.
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    $3.00
  • Chez Panisse Pasta
    Author Alice Waters, Random House; 1984, hardbound with jacket, very good condition. How to make your own pasta, pizza, and calzones, with garden fresh ingredients.
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    $3.00
  • Seed Savers Exchange; The First Ten Years 1975-1985
    Authored by Kent Whealy & Arllys Adelmann; published by Seed Savers; 1986, softbound, good condtion. Pages clean, binding tight, but cover damaged when label removed. Written by Seed Saver's director, the book follows the organization's first ten years.
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    $3.00
  • Life in the Shifting Dunes
    Author Laurence B. White; published by the Museum of Science Boston; 1960, softbound, very good condition. A field guide to the natural history of Castle Neck, Ipswich, Massachusetts.
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    $1.00
  • The Home Gardener's Source
    Author Solomon M. Skolnick; Random House; 1997, softbound, very good condition. A guide to shopping by mail for your garden.
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    $0.50
  • Important Tree Pests of the Northeast
    Authored by the Society of American Foresters; Evans Printing; 1952, softbound, good condition. Pests that cause damage to forest and shade trees.
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    $1.00
  • Gardens and People
    Author Fletcher Steele; Houghton, Mifflin; 1964, hardbound with jacket, very good condition. Steele writes about the art of harmony between man and his land.
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    $3.00
  • Flowers for Sale
    Author Lee Sturdivant; San Juan Naturals; 1992, softbound, like new condition. Growing and marketing cut flowers.
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    $2.00
  • Groundwork
    Author Roger Swain; Houghton, Mifflin; 1994, softbound, very good condition. A mix of good science, poetic sensibility, and dry wit, as author shares information on gardener's ecology.
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    $3.00
  • New Techniques with Dried Flowers
    Authored by Sarah Whitlock & Martha Rankin; Hearthside; 1962, hardbound with jacket, very good condition. Claims to be the first book that tells readers how to use silica gel. 31 pages.
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    $0.50
  • Quaglino's The Cookbook
    Author Richard Whittington; Conran Octopus Ltd.; 1995, hardbound with jacket, like new condition. History of, and recipes from, the London restaurant known as "the Quag."
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  • The Wilson Farm Country Cookbook
    Author Lynne C. Wilson; Addison-Wesely; 1992, softbound, very good condition. A collection of recipes from New England's favorite farm stand.
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    $2.00
  • Reader's Digest Illustrated Guide to Gardening
    Author Carroll C. Calkins; Reader's Digest; 1978; hardbound, very good condition. A comprehensive guide beginning with plant names, and moving on to trees, shrubs, perennials, and pruning techniques, with color photographs.
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    $5.00
  • Roses of Yesterday
    Author Dorothy Stemler; Hallmark Cards Inc.; 1967, hardbound with jacket, jacket shows some wear, very good condition. Profiles of 18 old roses, with reproduced water color illustrations by Nanae Ito.
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    $3.00
  • The Country Journal Book of Vegetable Gardening
    Author Nancy Bubel; Country Journal Publishing Co; 1983, softbound, like new condition. Month-by-month journey through a gardener's year, from planning to harvest, to storage of food.
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    $3.00
  • Food - From Farm to Table
    Authored and published by the United States Dept. of Agriculture; 1982, hardbound, very good condition, gift to donor compliments United States Congressman, 11th District, Dennis Eckhart. A yearbook of agriculture, how we get our food.
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    $1.00
  • All About the Perennial Garden
    Author Montague Free; Doubleday & Co.; 1955, hardbound with jacket, jacket shows fading and some tears, pages clean. Author Free has created a handbook of hardy flowers, including herbaceous and woody perennials.
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    $2.00
  • A Treasury of English Wild Life
    Edited by W. F. Turner; Chanticleer Press; no date, but probably circa 1950s, hardbound, very good condition, 48 color plates and b/w illustrations. Trees, plants, marine life, animals of England.
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    $3.00
  • The Gardener's Travel Book
    Author E. I. Farrington; Oxford University Press; 1949, hardbound with jacket, very good condition. Travel book of gardens, organized state-by-state, with b/w photographs.
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    $1.00
  • The English Garden
    Author Edward Hyams; Photographs Edwin Smith; Harry N. Abrams Publisher; 1966, softbound, fair condition, pages loose, and some words have been underlined in red. Follows the evolution of the English garden from its beginnings, through the landscape movement, modern gardening, and lists notable English gardens.
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    $2.00
  • Wild Flowers for Your Garden
    Author Helen S. Hull; W. Barrows & Co; 1952, hardcover, very good condition. Where and how to use wild flowers, and wild flowers state-by-state, with b/w photographs.
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    $2.00
  • Odd Lots
    Author Thomas C. Cooper; Henry Holt & Co; 1995; First Edition; Signed by author, hardbound with jacket; like new condition. Seasonal essays of a city gardener.
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    $5.00
  • The Roots of My Obsession
    Edited by Thomas C. Cooper; Timber Press; 2012; softbound, like new condition. Thirty gardeners, including Amy Steward and Rosalind Creasy, reveal why they garden.
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    $3.00
  • The Japanese Flowering Cherry Trees of Washington, DC
    Author Roland Jefferson; US Dept of Agriculture; 1977. Pamphlet written in conjunction with the National Arboretum and the US Department of Agriculture. How we acquired them, when and why, with b/w illustrations. 66 pages. $1.00 plus postage.
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    $1.00
  • Handbook on Japanese Herbs and Their Uses
    Edited by Kan Yashiroda; Brooklyn Botanic Garden; 1976. Pamphlet about Japanese Herbs and spices. Softbound, very good condition, 72 pages. $.50 plus postage.
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    $0.50
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  • Handbook on Culinary Herbs
    Edited by Elizabeth Van Brunt; Brooklyn Botanic Garden; 1982. Softbound, very good condition, how to grow herbs and how to use them for culinary purposes, 64 pages, $.50 plus postage.
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    $0.50
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