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House Plants and Tropicals
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Cacti and Succulents: An Illustrated Guide to the Plants and Their Cultivation

Graham Charles

An essential guide to cacti and other succulents, featuring 420 color photos and a wealth of information on the plants and their cultivation. Beautifully illustrated and highly accessible, this guide is both an instructive practical manual and a rich... (read more)

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A Gardener's Guide to Frost: Outwit the Weather and Extend the Spring and Fall Seasons

Philip Harnden

Each year, as you prepare your garden, you know that sooner or later--in the spring or in the fall or in both--Jack Frost will pay you a visit. Knowing that, what can you do at the start of the gardening season to prepare for those frosty nights? In this... (read more)

Color and Fragrance
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Black Plants: 75 Striking Choices for the Garden

Paul Bonine

This year, I added chocolate cosmos to my garden. Not only do they actually smell like chocolate, but their striking burgundy-black petals add some welcome discord to an otherwise harmonious landscape. Gardeners looking to recreate this dramatic effect... (read more)

Healing Herbs
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Herbal Remedies from the Wild: Finding and Using Medicinal Herbs

Corinne Martin

Traditional herbal medicine, long practiced as a primary form of healing in many cultures around the world, is gaining tremendous popularity and acceptance in this country. Plants such as echinacea and St. John's wort have become common remedies, and new... (read more)

History and Theory
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100 Flowers and How They Got Their Names: Flowers That Grow on You

Diana Wells

Illustrations by Ippy Patterson. From Baby Blue Eyes to Silver Bells, from Abelia to Zinnia, every flower tells a story. Gardening writer Diana Wells knows them all. Here she presents one hundred well-known garden favorites and the not-so-well-known... (read more)

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Cultivating Sacred Space: Gardening for the Soul

Elizabeth Murray

In Cultivating Sacred Space: Gardening for the Soul, author, photographer, and professional gardener Elizabeth Murray encourages us to transform our own private gardens into places that satisfy our need for the sacred, for play, for meditation, and for... (read more)

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Why We Garden: Cultivating a Sense of Place

Jim Nollman

This book is full of helpful tips from Jim Nollman's decades of gardening experience, plus the Zen of gardening--the sense of place and purpose, what tending the land means to us.... (read more)

Flower Growing
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Perennials for the Pacific Northwest: 500 Best Plants for Flower Gardens

Marty Wingate

This is the A-List of flowering plants recommended for Pacific Northwest gardens--updated to include the current crop of available perennials--in a lavishly photographed and definitive guide, which will aide in selecting the best perennials to build a... (read more)

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  1. Permaculture: A Designers' Manual
    New Hardcover $104.45
  2. Plants of the Pacific Northwest...
    Used Trade Paper $17.50
  3. The Permaculture Book of Ferment and...
    New Trade Paper $59.00
  4. Birds of Oregon: Field Guide
    Used Trade Paper $9.50
  5. The Giving Tree
    Used Hardcover $11.50
  6. The Timber Press Guide to Vegetable... Sale Trade Paper $9.98
  7. Back in the Garden with Dulcy
    New Hardcover $22.95
  8. Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year...
    Used Trade Paper $8.95
  9. The Encyclopedia of Country Living,... Used Trade Paper $21.00
  10. All New Square Foot Gardening: Grow...
    Used Trade Paper $13.50
  11. Introduction to Permaculture
    New Trade Paper $37.95
  12. All That the Rain Promises, and...
    Used Trade Paper $12.50
  13. Permaculture 2 Sale Trade Paper $14.98
  14. Flight of the Honey Bee Used Hardcover $11.95
  15. Trees & Shrubs of the Pacific... New Trade Paper $27.95
  16. If You Hold a Seed Sale Hardcover $7.98
  17. The Botany of Desire: A Plant's-Eye...
    Used Trade Paper $7.95
  18. Sunset Western Garden Book
    Used Trade Paper $13.50
  19. The Drunken Botanist
    Used Hardcover $13.95
  20. Food Grown Right, in Your Own... New Trade Paper $24.95
  21. Gardening in Miniature: Create Your... Used Trade Paper $13.95
  22. The Vegetable Gardener's Container... Sale Trade Paper $9.98
  23. Week-by-Week Vegetable Gardener's...
    New Trade Paper $14.95
  24. Mushrooms Demystified 2ND Edition
    Used Trade Paper $27.00
  25. Homegrown Honey Bees: An Absolute... Sale Trade Paper $7.98

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