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Beatrix Potter's Gardening Life: The Plants and Places That Inspired the Classic Children's Tales
Marta McDowell

Timber Press, 2013

There aren’t many books more beloved than The Tale of Peter Rabbit and even fewer authors as iconic as Beatrix Potter. More than 150 million copies of her books have sold worldwide and interest in her work and life remains high. And her characters—Peter Rabbit, Jemima Puddle Duck, and all the rest—exist in a charmed world filled with flowers and gardens. Beatrix Potter’s Gardening Life is the first book to explore the origins of ...
  
  











  



  
Root Cellaring: Natural Cold Storage of Fruits & Vegetables
Mike Bubel, Nancy Bubel

Storey Publishing, LLC, 1991

Anyone can learn to store fruits and vegetables safely and naturally with a cool, dark space (even a closet!) and the step-by-step advice in this book.
  
  











  



  
Sam and the Firefly
P.D. Eastman

Beginner Books, 1958

Sam the Owl and Gus the Firefly literally light up the sky in this classic Beginner Book edited by Dr. Seuss. In Sam and the Firefly, P. D. Eastman (author of Are You My Mother? and Go, Dog. Go! ) introduces us to the dynamic duo of Sam and Gus, who soar through the air writing words in the night sky. But when Gus’s words end up causing confusion and chaos for the people on the ground, it’s up to Sam to help Gus “write” his wrongs. ...
  
  











  



  
The Organic Gardener's Handbook of Natural Pest and Disease Control: A Complete Guide to Maintaining a ...
Fern Marshall Bradley, Barbara W. Ellis, ...

Rodale Books, 2010

With growing consumer awareness about the dangers of garden chemicals, turn to The Organic Gardener’s Handbook of Natural Pest and Disease Control ( by Fern Bradley) as the most reliable and comprehensive guide on the garden shelf. Rodale has been the category leader in organic methods for decades, and this thoroughly updated edition features the latest science-based recommendations for battling garden problems. With all-new photos of common ...
  
  











  



  
The Mushroom Cultivator: A Practical Guide to Growing Mushrooms at Home
Paul Stamets

Agarikon Press, 1984

The book you are about to read is a milestone in the new awareness of mushrooms. The Mushroom Cultivator by Paul Stamets and J.S. Chilton is easily the best source of information on growing mushrooms at home. The authors demystify the art of mushroom cultivation and put mastery of it within everyone's reach. If you have been searching for information on this topic, you will find it to be all that you have been looking for. Includes detailed ...
  
  











  



  
Fruit Key and Twig Key to Trees and Shrubs
William M. Harlow

Dover Publications, 1959

One of the handiest and most widely used identification aids. Fruit key covers 120 deciduous and evergreen species; twig key covers 160 deciduous species. Easily used. Over 300 photographs. "Students in the field . . . can get accurate identifications faster with these guides than with any of the many teacher's mimeographed ones." — Phytologia.
  
  











  



  
American Horticultural Society Plant Propagation: The Fully Illustrated Plant-by-Plant Manual of Practical ...
Alan Toogood

DK ADULT, 1999

The unrivaled priatical guide to the successful propagation of all garden plants -- from trees and shrubs to culinary herbs. Expert Guidance On The Propagation Of More Than 1,500 Plants. Whether you want to increase your plants by the easiest or most reliable methods of propagation, or experiment with more unusual or advanced techniques, or use specialized techniques for a favorite plant group, AHS Plant Propagation contains all the techniques ...
  
  











  



  
The Well-Tended Perennial Garden: Planting and Pruning Techniques
Tracy DiSabato-Aust

Timber Press, 2006

With more than 180,000 copies sold since its original publication, The Well-Tended Perennial Garden has proven itself to be one of the most useful tools a gardener can have. Now, in this expanded edition, there's even more to learn from and enjoy. This is the first, and still the most thorough, book to detail essential practices of perennial care such as deadheading, pinching, cutting back, thinning, disbudding, and deadleafing, all of which ...
  
  











  



  
Marijuana Horticulture: The Indoor/Outdoor Medical Grower's Bible
Jorge Cervantes

Van Patten Publishing, 2006

With 512 full color pages and 1120 full color photographs and illustrations, Marijuana Horticulture: The Indoor/Outdoor Medical Grower's Bible is the most complete cultivation book available. The Fifth Edition of the former Indoor Marijuana Horticulture: The Indoor Bible was originally published in 1983, when it immediately became a best seller. More than 500,000 copies of the Indoor Bible are in print in Dutch, English, French, German ...
  
  











  



  
The Magic School Bus Plants Seeds: A Book About How Living Things Grow
Joanna Cole

Scholastic Paperbacks, 1995

Ms. Frizzle's class is growing a beautiful garden, but Phoebe's plot is empty. Her flowers are at her old school! So, the kids climb aboard the Magic School Bus. They go to Phoebe's old school to get some of her old flowers, but they end up actually going inside the flowers. Follow the kids' colourful adventure as they learn how living things grow.
  
  











  



  
American Horticultural Society Pruning and Training
Christopher Brickell, David Joyce

DK ADULT, 2011

DK's bestselling guide to pruning and training, now fully revised and updated! Whether you are planning a new garden, wondering how to bring back a neglected tree or shrub, or want to develop areas of special interest, AHS Pruning & Training presents all the techniques you need in easy to follow, step by step explanations.
  
  











  



  
"A Rich Spot of Earth": Thomas Jefferson's Revolutionary Garden at Monticello
Peter J. Hatch

Yale University Press, 2012

Were Thomas Jefferson to walk the grounds of Monticello today, he would no doubt feel fully at home in the 1,000-foot terraced vegetable garden where the very vegetables and herbs he favored are thriving. Extensively and painstakingly restored under Peter J. Hatch's brilliant direction, Jefferson's unique vegetable garden now boasts the same medley of plants he enthusiastically cultivated in the early nineteenth century. The garden is a living ...
  
  











  



  
Great Day for Up (Bright & Early Books(R))
Dr. Seuss

Random House Books for Young Readers, 1974

The meanings of "up" are conveyed with merry verse and illustrations in a happy book that celebrates the joy of life.  
  
  











  



  
Soil Science and Management
Edward Plaster

Cengage Learning, 2013

Gain a practical understanding of soil properties and the soil management techniques most important for the effective use of soils with SOIL SCIENCE AND MANAGEMENT, 6E. This non-technical, reader-friendly book details all aspects of effective soil usage, including management techniques, composition, fertility, erosion, conservation,and irrigation in this practical guide. This edition highlights horticultural uses of soil as well as the latest ...
  
  











  



  
The Historian
Elizabeth Kostova

Little, Brown and Company, 2005

To you, perceptive reader, I bequeath my history....Late one night, exploring her father's library, a young woman finds an ancient book and a cache of yellowing letters. The letters are all addressed to "My dear and unfortunate successor," and they plunge her into a world she never dreamed of-a labyrinth where the secrets of her father's past and her mother's mysterious fate connect to an inconceivable evil hidden in the depths of history.The ...
  
  











  



  
American Horticultural Society Encyclopedia of Gardening (American Horticultural Society Practical Guides)
Christopher Brickell

DK ADULT, 1993

The American Horticultural Society Encyclopedia of Gardening is the one and only practical guide to gardening you'll ever need. The comprehensive, authoritative, and up-to-date text -- supported by more than 3,000 specially commissioned color photographs -- guides you expertly through the entire range of gardening techniques. The first section of the book, Creating the Garden, opens with detailed information on garden planning and design. Other ...
  
  











  



  
Complete Book of Cacti & Succulents
Terry Hewitt

DK ADULT, 1997

The Complete Book of Cacti & Succulents features the history, cultivation, and imaginative use of more than 300 plants -- in step-by-step color stages. This is a feast of in-depth information and eye-catching photography. DK's new line of paperback titles combines all the qualities of its hardcovers with the advantages of the soft cover format. Each of these already popular books will now be available to a large new readership who will delight ...
  
  











  



  
Hartmann & Kester's Plant Propagation: Principles and Practices (8th Edition)
Hudson T. Hartmann Deceased, Dale E. Kester Deceased, ...

Prentice Hall, 2010

The world standard for plant propagation and horticulture for over 50 years, Hartmann and Kester’s Plant Propagation continues to be the field’s most complete, up-to-date text on plant propagation. It now contains color figures throughout, promoting learning and making it an even more useful working text and reference. It also contains extensive updates reflecting the latest commercial techniques and understanding of propagation biology. ...
  
  











  



  
Marijuana Pest and Disease Control: How to Protect Your Plants and Win Back Your Garden
Ed Rosenthal

Quick American Archives, 2012

A wide range of pests, diseases, and nutrient deficiencies can zap the vitality of any cannabis garden. Inexperienced gardeners often rely on pesticides that are not registered for edibles, as well as other harmful or ineffective techniques that can render plants unusable. This resourceful guide comes to the rescue, showing gardeners how to win back a garden and nurture plants to their full potential, using safe, organic, and integrated pest ...
  
  











  



  
Tasha Tudor's Garden
Tovah Martin

Houghton Mifflin, 1994

Tasha Tudor's poignant art has fascinated adults and children for decades. Her nineteenth-century New England lifestyle is legendary. Gardeners are especially intrigued by the profusion of antique flowers -- spectacular poppies, six-foot foxgloves, and intoxicating peonies -- in the cottage gardens surrounding her hand-hewn house. Until now we've only caught glimpses of Tasha Tudor's landscape. In this gorgeous book, two of her friends, the ...
  
  











  








   



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