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The Botany of Desire: A Plant's-Eye View of the World
The Botany of Desire: A Plant's-Eye View of the World
by Michael Pollan
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In 1637, one Dutchman paid as much for a single tulip bulb as the going price of a town house in Amsterdam. Three and a half centuries later, Amsterdam is once again the mecca for people who care passionately about one particular plant -- though this... (read more)

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The Drunken Botanist
The Drunken Botanist
by Amy Stewart
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Sake began with a grain of rice. Scotch emerged from barley, tequila from agave, rum from sugarcane, bourbon from corn. Thirsty yet? In The Drunken Botanist, Amy Stewart explores the dizzying array of herbs, flowers, trees, fruits, and fungi that humans... (read more)

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Gardening With Native Plants of PNW 2ND Edition
Gardening With Native Plants of PNW 2ND Edition
by Arthur Kruckeberg
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"Few parts of America have as many native plants that excel in the garden as the Pacific Northwest. But until this year, there wasn't a comprehensive book on the subject. Now there is: Gardening With Native Plants of the Pacific Northwest...The main body... (read more)

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The Orchid Thief
The Orchid Thief
by Susan Orlean
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A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK A modern classic of personal journalism, The Orchid Thief is Susan Orleans wickedly funny, elegant, and captivating tale of an amazing obsession. From Floridas swamps to its courtrooms, the New Yorker writer follows one... (read more)

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Seed To Seed 2ND Edition Seed Saving Techniques
Seed To Seed 2ND Edition Seed Saving Techniques
by Suzanne Ashworth
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Complete seed-saving guide that describes specific techniques for 160 vegetables, including botanical classifications, flower structure and pollination, population size, isolation distances, and techniques for caging, hand-pollination, harvesting, drying,... (read more)

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Salad Leaves for All Seasons: Organic Growing from Pot to Plot
Salad Leaves for All Seasons: Organic Growing from Pot to Plot
by Charles Dowding
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This compendium of practical methods for growing a wide variety of salads throughout the year will inspire you to grow your own greens, whether on a windowsill, in your garden, or on your allotment. Here is all the information you need for productive... (read more)

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Carrots Love Tomatoes
Carrots Love Tomatoes
by Louise Riotte
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Originally published in 1975, this comprehensive and user-friendly guide to companion planting has since become a classic... and with good reason.  In Carrots Love Tomatoes, lifelong gardener and prolific author Louise Riotte reveals how plant... (read more)

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Taylor's Guide to Roses: How to Select, Grow, and Enjoy More Than 380 Roses (Taylor's Guides to Gardening)
Taylor's Guide to Roses: How to Select, Grow, and Enjoy More Than 380 Roses (Taylor's Guides to Gardening)
by Nancy J Ondra
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No variety of plants can contribute as much beauty to a garden - and as much satisfaction to the gardener who knows how to grow them - as roses. In this guide you'll find • photographs of almost 400 roses, with a quick reference to fragrance, winter... (read more)

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Lilacs: A Gardener's Encyclopedia
Lilacs: A Gardener's Encyclopedia
by John Fiala
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First published in 1988 by award-winning American hybridizer Reverend John Fiala, this unique reference quickly became known worldwide as the lilac lovers' bible. The latest revision combines Fiala's passion for lilacs with the expertise of Canadian... (read more)

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My Favorite Plant: Writers and Gardeners on the Plants They Love
My Favorite Plant: Writers and Gardeners on the Plants They Love
by Jamaica Kincaid
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A delightful compendium of writing on plants. The passion for gardening and the passion for words come together in this inspired anthology, a collection of essays on topics as diverse as beans and roses, by writers who garden and by gardeners who write... (read more)

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Beatrix Potter's Gardening Life: The Plants and Places That Inspired the Classic Children's Tales
Beatrix Potter's Gardening Life: The Plants and Places That Inspired the Classic Children's Tales
by Marta Mcdowell
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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... (read more)

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The Northwest Cottage Garden
The Northwest Cottage Garden
by Andrew Schulman
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Exploring the history of cottage gardens and outlining the essentials of creating a cozy garden sanctuary, this guide focuses on design and layout, functional structures, furniture, decor and materials, plant selection, and maintenance.... (read more)

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Roses for Washington and Oregon
Roses for Washington and Oregon
by Brad Jalbert
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A practical and beautifully photographed guide to 144 recommended roses for Washington and Oregon. This common-sense resource covers the most important information concerning each of the recommended varieties. Enjoy the more than 300 full-color... (read more)

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Burpee the Complete Vegetable & Herb Gardener: A Guide to Growing Your Garden Organically (Burpee)
Burpee the Complete Vegetable & Herb Gardener: A Guide to Growing Your Garden Organically (Burpee)
by Karan Davis Cutler
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This information-packed reference contains everything a gardener needs to know to produce bumper crops of succulent tomatoes, spicy peppers, melt-in-your-mouth lettuce, and fragrant, flavorful herbs. Whether you are a first-time gardener or a seasoned... (read more)

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Sunset Western Garden Book
Sunset Western Garden Book
by Sunset Editors
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Gardeners throughout the region will be welcoming a thoroughly updated and fresh-looking edition of the bible of Western gardening. With a new, easy-to-read design, more plant photography, larger illustrations, and more than 8,000 plant listings &mdash... (read more)

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Country containers
Country containers
by Stephanie Donaldson
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Create country beauty indoors and out with wonderful garden containers rugged and wooden, decorated in folkloric patterns, or even woven like a basket. Varied styles -- all fully rooted in rural traditions from around the world -- come complete with... (read more)

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Timber Press Pocket Guide to Ornamental Grasses (Timber Press Pocket Guides)
Timber Press Pocket Guide to Ornamental Grasses (Timber Press Pocket Guides)
by Rick Darke
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An accessible and comprehensive reference to the wide range of striking grasses available to gardeners, this pocket guide features an assortment of plants with varied textures, forms, sizes, and flowering times. In a handy, compact format, new varieties... (read more)

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The Abundant Garden: A Celebration of Color, Texture, and Blooms
The Abundant Garden: A Celebration of Color, Texture, and Blooms
by Debra Prinzing
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An "abundant garden" is one that is effusive, emotional, demonstrative, and unrestrained. ABUNDANT GARDEN identifies nine design aspects of an abundant garden-and shows how each one is used in a specific garden. Each garden is located on Bainbridge... (read more)

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Wicked Bugs
Wicked Bugs
by Amy Stewart
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In this darkly comical look at the sinister side of our relationship with the natural world, Stewart has tracked down over one hundred of our worst entomological foes — creatures that infest, infect, and generally wreak havoc on human affairs. From... (read more)

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The Garden Primer
The Garden Primer
by Barbara Damrosch
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A 688-page volume jam-packed with practical information, advice, tips, and quirky wisdom, both basic enough for the novice and complete enough to help those with more experience improve their gardening habits, The Garden Primerleads all readers down the... (read more)

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