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  1. 10 Most Popular Herbs

    10 MOST POPULAR HERBS

    Jim Long recently conducted a survey among growers on the 10 best selling herbs. The results had changed since his last survey in 1995 - the top 10 now are (in order): basil, lavender, parsley, mint, rosemary, oregano/marjoram, thyme, sage, chives, and cilantro. Here he offers directions for their successful cultivation and a few unique culinary recipes for each. Softcover 36pp Learn More

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  2. A Year in the Garden

    A YEAR IN THE GARDEN

    by Theodore James, Jr. Acclaimed garden author James and garden photographer Harry Haralambou take us on an enjoyable and enlightening tour of their gardens as they evolve through the seasons. They also share the story of the evolutionary background of these gardens from the time James purchased the one acre Long Island, NY property in 1974. On this property they have put an Alpine, water, shade, perennial, Japanese, shrub, woodland and secret gardens. All come together beautifully to fulfill James' guiding concept that "a garden should be a series of events, spectacles, and occurrences that continue throughout the four seasons." Over 200 color photographs help readers experience all the pleasures of events and seasons in their garden. Hardcover 130pp. Pub at $29.95 Learn More

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  3. Along the Garden Path

    ALONG THE GARDEN PATH

    by Jean and Valori Wells. Both gardening and quilting offer the creative soul an opportunity to play with color, patterns, texture, and shapes. Here, patterns from 10 well known quilt designers are featured, along with the gardens that inspire them. Each chapter profiles the designer and offers several pages of color photographs of their gardens. Both gardens and quilts represent many different styles. Gardens range from English cottage to drought tolerant Texas gardens. Quilt styles include impressionistic, bold applique, and traditional patterns with a twist. Great directions and templates where needed. Softcover 144pp PUB at $27.95 Learn More

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  4. American Garden Writing

    AMERICAN GARDEN WRITING

    An anthology edited by Bonnie Marranca. All of us can enjoy the progression of gardening through the year; from colonial times to the present while learning from America's rich history of gardeners. More than 50 selections this anthology combine writings from Thomas Jefferson's Notes from a Garden Book, John Bartram's Selected Letters, Elleanor Perenyi's Womans Place and Jamaica Kincaide's My Garden Book. And whether it is George Washington's Letter to Arthur Young, Bernard McMahon's Advice for the Fall, J I Rodale's Introduction to Organic Gardening in 1942 or Michael Pollan's Compost and its Morale Imperatives, it's sure to intrigue and entertain readers of all ages. Softcover 392pp Pub at $18.95 Learn More

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  5. Annuals and Perennials

    ANNUALS AND PERENNIALS

    By Geoff Bryant and Tony Rodd. With all the thousands of annuals and perennials out there to choose from, how do you find the best plants for your garden? This book contains all the information you need to choose the ideal flowers for your garden. It features more than 1,300 carefully researched plants entries, including the characteristics, growth habits, and needs of each plant. It has a detailed plant selection table, making it easy to match plants to your garden conditions, and its handy size (6 ? ?X8 ? ?) makes it easy to take with you to the garden center or plant nursery. Softcover 304pp Learn More
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  6. AROMATHERAPY

    AROMATHERAPY

    Ed by Joe Richardson. A small book (4" X 6") that covers the broad spectrum of aromatherapy options. It introduces aromatherapy principles, means of dispersing scent, and portraits of the 30 most useful essential oils. There are recipes for using the oils in massage oils, soaps, bath products, body creams, potpourris, candles, sachets and other mood enhancing products. There is an extensive section on aromatherapy massage for the back, neck, face, and feet with excellent photos demonstrating each technique. Gardening for fragrance and aromatic edibles are also included. Lovely color photos and charming watercolors illustrate. Softcover 395pp PUB at $7.98 Learn More

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  7. Backyard Orchardist

    BACKYARD ORCHARDIST

    By Stella Otto. An experienced orchardist and berry grower who masterfully distills her knowledge for the backyard grower. She thoroughly covers berry and fruit botany, site and stock selection, propagation, planting, soil and water needs, general care, pruning, trellising, thinning, best varieties, and container growing. With fruits and berries, it is difficult to be fully organic. Otto discusses pest control strategies, explaining Integrated Pest Management techniques, a middle ground between chemical and organic. Covers apples, pears, cherries, apricots, plums, apriums, pluots, peaches and nectarines. Softcover 248 pp $16.95 Learn More
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  8. Beautiful Madness

    BEAUTIFUL MADNESS

    by James Dodson. A writer by trade, as Dodson developed a passion for gardening, he became curious about how this obsession affected others. A year-long journey through other peoples gardens brought him all over the world and introduced him and his readers to wonderful cast of characters. An amiable person who connects easily with others, Dodson found that one obsessed gardener always leads to another, then another. He started his year behind the scenes at the Philadephia garden show. Then he traveled around public and private gardens in the US, until someone convinces him he must see the Chelsea Garden Show. Off to Chelsea and more gardens in Britain until he finally, he hooks up with a nurseryman who invites him on a plant hunting safari in South Africa. It's a lot of fun traveling with Dodson. He is funny, warm, generous, and insightful about all the gardens he encounters. Hardcover 289pp. Pub at $24.95 Learn More

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  9. Tabletop Gardens

    BEAUTIFUL TABLETOP GARDENS

    by Janice Eaton Kilby. Tabletop gardens are a wonderful way to satisfy that gardening urge indoors. This book showcases 30 tabletop projects that will spur your creativity and bring the outdoors inside. There are no stuffy, waxy plants here! In these gardens, plants are combined for stunning effect. There are colorful succulent gardens, herb gardens, terrariums, forced bulbs, a watergarden, cactus garden, a rosemary topiary, zen sand, sensory grass, orchid and curly bamboo gardens, and more! Part of the fun of these gardens is the innovative containers that compliment the plants - salad gardens in vintage enamel ware, a bog garden in an old drawer lined with plastic, a fairy moss and lichen garden on a pretty old plate, for example. Plants with the same basic needs are combined for easy care and there is a good chapter covering basic indoor plant care. Hardcover 128pp Pub at $24.95 Learn More

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  10. Birds in Your Backyard

    BIRDS IN YOUR BACKYARD

    By Robert J. Dolezal. This book can help you make the most of your backyard! Amateur and experienced birders alike will find this guide very useful for enjoying birds and butterflies in their backyards. It is filled with colorful illustrations and photos giving you step by step directions for creating sanctuaries with feeders, bird houses, plants that attract them, feed and seed basics, bird watching and a field guide to backyard birds. It has directions to take the birdhouse gourds you grew and make them into feeders or birdhouses for your little feathered friends to enjoy, as well as many more projects. This is an excellent guide that will be used over and over. Softcover 272pp Learn More

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  11. Buffalo Bird

    BUFFALO BIRD WOMANS GARDEN **sold out**

    As told by Gilbert L. Wilson. A book that is hard to put down - one of the most interesting we have read. In 1917, anthropologist Gilbert Wilson recorded the recollections of a year of gardening activities of Buffalo Bird woman, a Hidatsa Indian born in 1839 in North Dakota and raised in the tradition of sustainable agriculture. It is a fascinating account of how the women (they did all the agricultural work) broke ground with a digging stick and planted extensive crops of corn, squash, beans and sunflowers. Buffalo Bird Woman tells of seed varieites, harvesting, drying, saving seed and food preparation. She also recalls songs, stories and ritualistic ceremonies essential to a successful harvest. Captivating reading. Softcover 129pp Learn More

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  12. Bulbs in the Basement

    BULBS IN THE BASEMENT

    by Alice and Brian McGowan. Did you ever have a "special" plant that did great through the summer and then you let it go for the winter, saying I can find it again next year, then never saw it again? With this book you can keep those special plants through the winter and enjoy them year after year. This will not only save money on buying the same plants each spring - if you can find them - but these older plants can be grown to beautiful full sized plants that will add foliar distinction to your garden. This book will show you how to grow and overwinter 165 tender plants. With color photos and drawings it will tell you how to choose containers, temperature and conditions, prevent pest problems, and transition into spring. The added bonus to this is you get all your favorite herbs fresh year round. Soft cover 208pp. Learn More

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