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Mrs. Greenthumbs Plows Ahead: Five Steps to the Drop-Dead Gorgeous Garden of Your Dreams, Danz, Cassandra
21 Mrs. Greenthumbs Plows Ahead: Five Steps to the Drop-Dead Gorgeous Garden of Your Dreams
Danz, Cassandra
New York Crown 1998 0517705540 / 9780517705544 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket Barbara Maslen, Illustrator 
First Edition, First Printing, in clean bright dust jacket. Clean pale green boards with dark green spine, metallic lettering on spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with drawings by Barbara Maslen. 201 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. If this doesn't make you have a blast while gardening, nothing will! A practical how-to manual for the gardener who has neither time nor money to burn. With an irrepressible joie de jardin and a hilarious earthiness that makes gardening an unrivaled entertainment, Mrs. Greenthumbs introduces five simple principles that any gardener, even with limited land, money, time, or experience, can follow to create a drop-dead gorgeous garden without being driven up a tree in the process. 025756

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Houseplant Survival Manual: How to Keep Your Houseplants Healthy, Davidson, William
22 Houseplant Survival Manual: How to Keep Your Houseplants Healthy
Davidson, William
New York Gallery Books 1990 0831742518 / 9780831742515 Reprint Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean book in clean bright dust jacket. No names, writing or marks. Unfaded maroon cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean maroon endpapers. Illustrated with full color photographs by Ian Howes. 192 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no fading or wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover to keep it looking as new. 023120

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Water Features for Small Gardens - From Concept to Construction, Davitt, Keith
23 Water Features for Small Gardens - From Concept to Construction
Davitt, Keith
Timber Press, Incorporated 2003 0881925969 / 9780881925968 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean black cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Beautifully illustrated with color photographs. 174 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Celebrated designer Keith Davitt brings the delights of the water garden within reach of everyone in this lovely book. Detailed case studies depict actual gardens progressing from the planning stage to planting, and the author shows step-by-step how such features are created using only modest building skills. 026838

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What to Do with Herbs (with an Appendix of recipes), Dennis, Mary Cable
24 What to Do with Herbs (with an Appendix of recipes)
Dennis, Mary Cable
New York E. P. Dutton 1939 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean yellow cloth boards with green lettering on cover and spine. No bumping, no wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names,writing or marks. Frontis photo illustration. 91 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with two very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Cook Book. 014062

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25 Plant Physiology With Special Reference to Plant Production
Duggar, B. M., Ph.D.
New York MacMillan 1922 Cloth Bds Very Good Good Jacket 
VG in Chpped DJ Green cloth. Rural Textbook Edition. Profusely illustrated. 000347

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The Gardens of Florence Everts, Everts, Florence
26 The Gardens of Florence Everts
Everts, Florence
Washington DC Spacemaker Press 2010 0982439245 / 9780982439241 First Paperback Fine Signed
Clean softcover book with beautiful full color photographs, SIGNED by gardener Florence Everts on inside front cover: "With warmest wishes from Florence Everts - October, 2010." No creasing, chipping or wear. Size is approximately 9" x 9". Preface by Adrian Higgins. First Edition, First printing with full number line on copyright page. A selection of the landscape work of Florence Everts over a period of three decades. 024982

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Men and Gardens, Fairbrother, Nan
27 Men and Gardens
Fairbrother, Nan
London Hogarth Press 1956 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, in clean dustjacket. Clean green cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean, with clean illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 240 pp. Illustrated with black and white plates and engravings. Clean dustjacket is corner clipped on front inside flap, has very small corner chip at upper spine corner (1/4"), a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 020237

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The Gardener's Travel Book, Farrington, Edward I.
28 The Gardener's Travel Book
Farrington, Edward I.
Hale, Cushman & Flint 1938 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
"First Printing, December, 1938" in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with yellow lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black and white photographs throughout. 390 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap), clean, with edge and corner chips, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The most interesting points of horticulture in every state of the U.S. with photographs. An interesting history of American gardens, parks, wildflower displays, festivals and flower exhibitions. 024249

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The Impressionist Garden: Ideas and Inspiration from the Paintings and Gardens of the Impressionists, Fell, Derek
29 The Impressionist Garden: Ideas and Inspiration from the Paintings and Gardens of the Impressionists
Fell, Derek
New York Clarkson Potter /Carol Southern Books 1994 0517598515 / 9780517598511 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition (and first printing, with full number line) in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean unfaded green boards with bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Book size approx. 10" x 9-1/2". Gorgeous full color photographs and paintings throughout, planting diagrams. Very clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped (35.00/46.00 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025230

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30 Orchids for Home and Garden
Fennell, T. A., Jr.
Holt, Rinehart and Winston 1974 Seventh Printing Hard Cover Fine Very Good+ Jacket Illustrated by Author Signed
Very clean black cloth boards with white lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Nicely INSCRIBED and SIGNED by author on front free endpaper. 160 pgs. Illustrated with color photographs and drawings by author, charts. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with a few very small closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Horticulture. 009380

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Fun with Flowers - How to Arrange Yourself and Your Flowers, Ferguson, Donita and Roy Sheldon
31 Fun with Flowers - How to Arrange Yourself and Your Flowers
Ferguson, Donita and Roy Sheldon
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1939 Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ good Jacket Jay Warmuth, Illustrator 
Clean beige cloth boards with green lettering on cover and spine, small red and green flower illustration on cover. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Tasteful previous owner bookplate on front fixed endpaper; no other marks. 309 pgs. with illustrations by Jay Warmuth. Dustjacket is not price clipped, has small edge chips, one 3" closed tear at front flap fold, slight fading to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A fun, detailed, and enlightening book on how to select and arrange flowers for every occassion, from an elaborate party to simply cheering up a friend. 018115

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Gardening with Brains - Fifty Years' Experiences of A Horticultural Epicure, Finck, Henry T.
32 Gardening with Brains - Fifty Years' Experiences of A Horticultural Epicure
Finck, Henry T.
New York Harper 1922 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
First Edition. Clean paper covered boards with black lettering, black cloth spine with gold lettering. Small bump to one corner tip. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers (very slight browning) - no names, writing or bookplates. 270 pages with index. 024040

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Garden Making and Keeping, Findlay, Hugh
33 Garden Making and Keeping
Findlay, Hugh
Garden City Doubleday Doran 1932 Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Later printing in original dustjacket. Clean unfaded green cloth boards with stamped gilt lettering and small illustration on cover, stamped gilt lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black & white plates showing appealing garden paths and landscapes. 252 pgs. with index. Color illustrated dustjacket has a few very short closed edge tears, a couple of tiny edge chips. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. One by one the features of the garden elements are brought into consideration and their handling, fitness to given sites, etc., together with work lists of plants for best results according to the controlling factors of season, soil, culture, or color are laid out for the reader. 018166

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Garden Making and Keeping, Findlay, Hugh
34 Garden Making and Keeping
Findlay, Hugh
Garden City Doubleday Doran 1932 Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
Clean green cloth boards with stamped gold lettering and decoration on cover and gold lettering on spine. Hint of surface wear to corners, no bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with drawings and black and white photograph plates. 252 pp. with index. A classic book on gardening, with ideas for landscaping, paths, and water features, excellent information on perennials, shrubs, bulbs. 020002

Price: 12.00 USD
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Gardening - A Complete Guide to Garden Making, Free, Montague
35 Gardening - A Complete Guide to Garden Making
Free, Montague
New York Harcourt Brace and The American Garden Guild 1947 Revised Edition Hardcover Very Good+ fair to good Jacket 
Clean beige cloth boards with illustration on cover, brown lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Small previous owner name and address neatly ink-stamped on front free endpaper. 550 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs and drawings. Dustjacket is not price clipped, has been trimmed (approx. 1/3"), light soiling, long closed tear at rear spine fold. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A wonderful and complete guide to gardening, including flowers and lawns, trees and shrubs, fruits and vegetables, plants in the home and greenhouse. 018789

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36 Plant Propagation in Pictures
Free, Montague
Garden City The American Garden Guild/Doubleday 1957 Book Club (BCE/BOMC) Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean green cloth boards with yellow illustration on cover, yellow lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are bright and clean. No names, writing or bookplates inside. Dustjacket is unchipped with very light wear to edges. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Horticulture. 004889

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Growing Orchids for Pleasure, Garrard, Jeanne
37 Growing Orchids for Pleasure
Garrard, Jeanne
New York A. S. Barnes 1966 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Clean book in unclipped original jacket. Black cloth boards with green metallic lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with full color and black and white photographs. 302 pages with index. Clean jacket is not price clipped (7.50 on front inside flap), a few short closed edge tears. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 022953

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A Year in Our Gardens - Letters by Nancy Goodwin and Allen Lacy, Goodwin, Nancy; Allen Lacy
38 A Year in Our Gardens - Letters by Nancy Goodwin and Allen Lacy
Goodwin, Nancy; Allen Lacy
Chapel Hill The University of North Carolina Press 2001 0807826030 / 9780807826034 First Hardcover Fine fine Jacket 
First Edition in clean, unclipped jacket. Clean green cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with drawings and diagrams. 208 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An engaging collection of letters follows the course of a year in the gardens of two passionate gardeners, Nancy Goodwin and Allen Lacy. They share a climate zone (7A), but their gardens differ enormously between southern New Jersey and North Carolina. They share stories of failures, successes, hopes, fears and inspirations, and muse on connections between gardening and music, family and friendship. 022496

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Learning to Garden, Gunnison, Olive Mason
39 Learning to Garden
Gunnison, Olive Mason
New York Funk & Wagnalls 1948 Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket Jacket 
Clean green cloth boards with yellow watering can on cover, yellow lettering and decoration on spine. Tiny bumps to corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 388 pgs. with illustrations by Anne Seaman. A comprehensive book on how to garden (flowers and vegetables), with clear information and drawings. 018809

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The New Topiary: Imaginative Techniques From Longwood Gardens, Hammer, Patricia Riley
40 The New Topiary: Imaginative Techniques From Longwood Gardens
Hammer, Patricia Riley
Garden Art Press 1991 1870673034 / 9781870673037 First Hardcover Near Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition in clean unchipped dust jacket. Size approx. 8-1/2" x 11". Very clean unworn sage green cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fading. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean. Previous owner bookplate on front free endpaper - no other marks. Beautifully illustrated with full color photographs, as well as many drawings. 264 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, unclipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026457

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