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101 John Bracken Great Plants for Cool Places
New York. Stein and Day. 1983. 081282721X / 9780812827217 Hardcover. The book is in good condition. The jacket is in fair condition with minor edge tears and some creases. 6 x 9 inches. Drawings by Carol Carlson. 
All you need to know to grow more than 100 beautiful houseplants that will thrive when you turn down the thermostat. 
Price: 4.00 USD
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102 John Hutchinson Common Wild Flowers
West Drayton. Penguin Books. 1948. Paperback. The book is in good condition wtih overall tanning to pages. 4.375 x7.125 inches. 
Descriptions of over 200 wild flowers found in Great Britain. 216 line drawings and numerous black-and-white photographs. An excellent field guide for plant identification. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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103 John Jeavons How to Grow More Vegetables
Palo Alto, California Ecology Action of the Midpeninsula 1974 Saddle-stitched paper. The book is in good condition but has some staining to the page edges and fading near the spine. Illustrations by Betsy Jeavons and Rip King 
A primer on the life-giving biodynamic/French Intensive Method of Organic Horticulture that produces an average of four times more vegetables per acre that the amount grown by farmers using mechanized and chemical agricultural techniques. The method uses half the water and one percent of the energy consumed by commercial agriculture, per pound of vegetable grown. 
Price: 4.95 USD
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104 John Seymour Gardener's Delight
New York. Harmony Books. 1979. 0517538059 / 9780517538050 Hardcover. The book is in good condition. The jacket is in good condition, but is price clipped. 4.75 x 8.5 inches. Illustrations by Peter Morter. 
Contains the description, place, time, names, nature, history and virtues of all manner of fruits of the Earth for the growing & consuming thereof so states the jacket. This little book is the perfect gift: a compendium of gardener's lore suffused with anecdote, quotations, humor, wisdom, gossip and advice about cultivation. Richly illustrated with full-color botanical paintings. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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105 John Williamson Perennial Gardens
New York. Harper & Row. 1988. 0060158581 / 9780060158583 First Edition. Hardcover The book is in good condition. The jacket is in good condition. 7.5 x 9.125 inches. Drawings by Ippy Patterson 
From the garden editor of Northeast Magazine, the Sunday supplement of the Hartford Courant comes inventive suggestions for perennial garden designs, exquisitely illustrated by Ippy Patterson, ranging from an Elizabethan Knot Garden to an intriguing Secret Wild-Flower Garden and covering the gamut of soil conditions, moisture, sun and shade. Each garden design is accompanied by a complete list of the plants required and numberous hints on their cultivation. 
Price: 15.95 USD
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106 Joseph M. Lent, guest editor The Home Vegetable Garden: A Handbook
Brooklyn, New York. Brooklyn Botanic Garden Record. 1974. Vol.28, No.2, third printing. Saddle-stitched paper. The book is in good condition. 6 x 9 inches. 
Grow a great vegetable garden with the help of the Brooklyn Botanic Gardens. Covers salad vegetables, min-vegetables, children's gardens, unusual vegetables, and a guide to growing tomatoes, squash, broccoli, onions, peas, beans and asparagus. 
Price: 10.50 USD
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107 Josephine von Miklos and Evelyn Fiore The Gardener's World
New York. Random House. 1969. Hardcover The book is in good conditon with a small piece of masking tape stuck to the cover and a small abrasion to the lower left of the front cover. 
Mrs. von Miklos has recorded man's interest in plants throughout history and his use and associations with plants. A summary of how plants grow and how they vary in form leads to a discussion where plants grow and how they are related to their environment and culminates in practical suggestions for designing a garden yu can enjoy. Intriguing myths, little-known facts, and the role of individual botanists in the introduction of the plant to cultivation along with interpretations of flora by artists make this a book to treasure. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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108 Judith Blacklock Teach Yourself Flower Arranging
Chicago. NTC Publishing Group. 1992. 0844239194 / 9780844239194 Trade paperback The book is in very good condition. 5.125 x 7.75 inches Photographs by Roddy Paine and illustrations by Kate Simunek. 
For the absolute beginner, this book gives invaluable advice on choosing plant material, preserving the life of your arrangements, using wild flowers, and growing your own foliage and flowers. Step-by-step instructions and easy to follow illustrations will have you making floral works of art in no time. 
Price: 10.95 USD
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109 Kahanah Farnsworth Going to Seed: Finding, Identifying, and Preparing Edible Plants of the Southwest
Santa Fe, New Mexico. Anciet City Press. 1999. 1580960065 / 9781580960069 Trade paperback. As new. 6 x 9 inches. 
A field of flowers, shrubs, and grasses may appear to some as only overgrowth and weeds but to author Kahanah Farnsworth it becomes Hedge Mustard Casserole, Oaxaca Iceplant Salsa, Baked Cabbage with Juniper Berries, Cream of Milk Thistle Soup, Gazpacho with Peppergrass, Cream of Puffball Soup, Wild Hyacinth Stir-Fry, and more delicious recipes for rich, nutritious food. Drawings and color photographs help guide the wild plant enthusiast find and identify 88 plants easily found in the Southwest. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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110 Ken and Pat Kraft The Best of American Gardening: Two Centuries of Fertile Ideas
New York. Walker and Company. 1975. Book Club Edition. Hardcover. The book is in good condition. The jacket is in good condition with slight rubbing at the spine's corners. 5.5 x 5.25 inches. 
From the first gardening guides written in American you will find a wealth of ideas that still work today. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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111 Lake Douglas and Jeannette Hardy Gardens of New Orleans: Exquisite Excess
San Francisco. Chronicle Books. 2001. 0811824217 / 9780811824217 Hardcover. The book is in good condition. No jacket. 9.25 x 9.25 inches. Photographs by Richard Sexton. 
Garden historian Lake Douglas and horticultural author Jeannette Hardy, longtime New Orleans residents and gardeners, explore the rich history of New Orleans's gardens. They take you on a visual tour of public and private gardens as they celebrate the many traditions and cultures interwoven it the city's magnificent garden heritage. 
Price: 13.49 USD
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112 Lauren Brown Weeds in Winter
New York. W. W. Norton & Company Inc. 1976. 0393064115 / 9780393064117 Hardcover. The book is in good condition. The jacket is in good condition with both corners of the front flap clipped and creased. Otherwise bright with no spine fading. 5.5 x 8.5 inches. Line illustrations by Lauren Brown. 
Provides a step-by-step key to identifying 135 dried common weeds and wildflowers in the winter. Covers the Northeast quarter of the United States, from the Atlantic west to Minnesota, and from Canada south to Virginia. Each plant is illustrated and accompanied by a description. 
Price: 13.50 USD
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113 Lee Reich A Homeowner's Guide Landscaping with Fruit
North Adams, Massachusetts. Storey Publishing. 2009. 1603420916 / 9781603420914 Oversize paperback. The book is in new condition. 9.25 x 10 inches. 
Provides advice on choosing the perfect sites for your new plants and selecting plants that bear delicious fruit and offer three season visual interest, complete plans for five luscious landscapes, and a fruiting plant encyclopedia with detailed information on 39 eye- and palate-pleasing fruits. 
Price: 19.95 USD
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114 Leonard D. Topoleski, PhD. The Complete Vegetable Garden Guide
New York A Service Publication, Ltd. 1975 Oversize paperback The book is in fair condition. Tanned pages. Some underlining. 8.5 x 11 inches. 
Everything you need to know to plan, plant and harvest your own bumper crop of vegetables. Filled with black-and-white drawings and photographs with numerous full-color photographs. 
Price: 7.00 USD
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115 Linda Yang The Terrace Gardener's Handbook: Raising Plants on a Balcony, Terrace, Rooftop, Penthouse or Patio
Garden City, New York Doubleday and Company, Inc. 1975 0385097360 / 9780385097369 Book Club Edition Hardcover The book is in good condition The jacket is in good condition with a few edge tears. 5 x 8 inches 
Aided by this delightful guide, you can create a colorful, inviting garden where you now face lifeless, bleak Pavement or a less-than-successful first gardening try. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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116 Lois Wilson Miniature Flower Arrangements and Plantings
New York. D. Van Nostrand Company, Inc. 1963. Hardcover. The book condition is good. It is an ex-library copy and has all the usual markings. The jacket condition is good and is in a library jacket protector. 6 x 9 inches. 
A distinguished floral artist tells you all about the plants, the accessories and containers, and the fascinating art of creating and displaying miniatures. 
Price: 4.00 USD
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117 Lorene Edwards Forkner Handmade Garden Projects
Portland. Timber Press. 2011. 1604691859 / 9781604691856 Oversize paperback. New. 8 x 8.5 inches. 
Projects run the gamut from striking structures, like a pergola made from plumbing pipes, to imaginative details, like a tree-hung chadelier for nighttime ambiance. Also you will find helpful plant guides to accompany projects. With clear instructions and inspiring variations on every theme. 
Price: 19.95 USD
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118 Martin Stangl Chilton's Encyclopedia of Gardening
Pennsylvania Chilton 1975 0801964113 / 9780801964114 First Edition Hardcover Fair Fair, price clipped, chip out of upper spine, minor edge tears 7.375 x 9.625 inches 
The complete guide to planting, growing and maintaining plants, flowers, fruits, vegetables, shrubs and grasses of all kinds. 
Price: 4.50 USD
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119 Mary Batten The Tropical Forest: Ants, Ants, Animals & Plants
New York. Thomas Y. Crowell Company. 1973. 069000138X / 9780690001389 Hardcover. The book is in good condition. The jacket is in good condition with a few minor edge tears. 7.5 x 9 inches. Illustrated by Betty Fraser. 
The author, drawing on her experiences at the Smithsonian Institution's Tropical Research Institute in Panama, describes tropical forests--their structure, how they differ from forests in the temperate zone, the threats to their survival. She examines in detail the work of biologists who have spent years studying the nesting habits of birds and iguanas, how bees use the perfume of orchids, how monkeys, frogs, and birds communicate, how insects defend themselves against predators. An absorbing and authoritative book on the astonishingly intricate relationships among the plants and animals of the tropical forest. 
Price: 7.00 USD
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120 Mary Moody 100 Plants for Shady Gardens
London. Ward Lock. 1994. 07016372670 Hardcover The book is in very good condition with some light foxing to the first pages. No jacket. 6 x 9 inches. 
An instant guide to the best plants for shady areas. 100 plants to choose from -- perennials, bulbs, shrubs, climbers, and annuals. Each plant is illustrated with easy-to-follow instructions on choosing, planting, maintaining, cultivation, propagation and flowering times. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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