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The Lawn: A History of an American Obsession
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The Lawn: A History of an American Obsession

By Virginia Scott Jenkins

Washington, DC: Smithsonian Books, 1994. The Lawn: A History of an American Obsession. 246pp including index. Book in near fine condition. Lawns now blanket thirty million acres of the United States, but until the late nineteenth century few Americans had any desire for a front lawn, much less access to seeds for growing one. In her comprehensive history of this unikquely American obsession, Virginia Scott-Jenkins traces the origin of the front lawn aesthetic, the development of the lawn-care industry, its environmental impact, and modern as well as historic alternatives to lawn mania. . 1st. Softcover. Near Fine/Not Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Botany.

$6.18

The Essential Earthman: Henry Mitchell on Gardening

By Mitchel; Henry Mitchell

USA: Indiana University Press, 1981. 244pp includiing index. The Essential Earthman: Henry Mitchell on Gardening. book in very good condition, jacket in good condition, top edge has some wear. This is a gardening book with a difference. Mitchell comes to his subject with reference,passion,humor,and contagious enthusiasm tempered only by his sober knowledge of human frailty.. 1st. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Botany.

$4.94

Dye Plants and Dyeing

By Brooklyn Botanic Gardens

Brooklyn, New York: Brooklyn Botanic Garden, 1964. 100pp. Dye Plants and Dyeing-- a handbook. This handbook is a Special Printing of Plants & Gardens , Vol. 20, No. 3. Coloring Yarns and Textiles with Dyes from Plants--Basic Directions, Recipes from many countries, Culture of Dye Plants, Historical Background, . 1st. Softcover. Very Good/Not Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Botany.

$6.18

The makers of heavenly roses

By Jack Leigh Harkness

Canada: Exclusive distributor, ISBS, 1985. 166 pages plus bibliography. illustrated with photographs of the rose breeders themselves and with 24 pages of colour plates of their roses, this is a book for everyone who loes roses, a fascinating glimpse into an alluring world.. 1st. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Botany.

$7.72

The New Encyclopedia of Hostas

By Diana Grenfell , Michael Shadrack

China: Timber Press, Inc., 2009. foreward by his royal highness, the prince of wales. fully revised and updated with the best new cultivars. 435 pages plus index, sources, and bibliography. full-color photographs.. 1st. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Botany.

$21.61

The Gardens of Colonial Williamsburg
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The Gardens of Colonial Williamsburg

By Brinkly

Brinkly, 2005. The authors present the history of gardening on twenty Colonial Williamsburg sites, focusing on the eighteenth-century gardeners who planted them and the documentary and archaeological research that guided each garden's re-creation. Detailed plans and captivating photographs identify the plantings and show modern gardeners ways to enjoy the beauty of colonial gardens in their own yards. 1st. Hard Cover. New/New. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. History.

$17.60

Gardening in Virginia

By Ella Funk Myers

Richmond, VA: The Dietz Press, 1936. Very good condition. Very good jacket. Slightly sunned spine. Includes a photograph of the gardens at "Milbourne" and has 208 pages. This book is an acocunt of the author's long and interesting lifetime, from pioneer days in the Kansas prairie to a Richmond garden and her advent as a newspaper columnist. . 1st. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Botany.

$8.96

Art of the Landscape Garden in Japan

By Tamura, Tsuyoshi

Tokyo, Japan: Kokusai Bunka Shinkokai , 1935. Doctor of Forestry. the Society for Internatinal Cultural Relations. Pictorial hardcover protected by a thin clear mylar dust wrapper. Edges of hardcover dusty. frontis-piece protected by a tissue guard. 245pp including index. The book is two parts the first 90pp are text printed on laid paper with untrimed edges. pages 91 through are the photographs printed on glossy stock paper. The endpapers are pictorial themed. The book is a small folio measuing 12 by 8 1/2 inches. . 1st. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Botany.

$58.66

The Strange Lives of Familar Insects

By Teale, Edwin Way

New York: Dodd, Mead & Co., 1964. with photographs by author. Very Good hardcover. Clean and Bright. No marks, tears or other defects. The Dust Jacjet is still bright and fresh, but has been priced-clipped. "A Race of earth ceartures more fantistics than anything an astronautmay hope to find in space....Almost everywhere in the world this strangeness of insect life is apparent. 208 pp including bibliography and index. . 4th. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Su Zan Swain. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Botany.

$27.79

Managing Insects and Mites on Woody Plants: An Ipm Approach

By John A. Davidson , Ph.d. , Michael J. Raupp , Ph.d.

Londonderry, Nh : Tree Care Industry Association , 2009. signed and inscribed by one of two authors (michael j. raupp). 157 pages plus additional 40 pages of full color photos. This excellent resource includes illustrations, digital images, concise life history descriptions, and Integrated Pest Management (IPM) control suggestions for more than 150 insect and mite pests on 50 kinds of trees and shrubs commonly grown in the mid-Atlantic region of the United States. The principles of landscape IPM are discussed, as well as recommendations for implementing a landscape IPM program. Included is an explanation of biological control, a pest monitoring timetable, a guide to insect and mite pests by preferred host plants, a synopsis of recommended pesticides, and an in-depth guide to pest identification, monitoring, and control.. Inscribed and Signed. 1st. Spiral-bound. Near Fine/Not Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Botany.

$18.53

The North American Guide to Common Poisonous Plants and Mushrooms
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The North American Guide to Common Poisonous Plants and Mushrooms

By Nancy J. Turner; Patrick von Aderkas

Portland, OR: Timber Press, 2009. Near fine/As New condition, jacket in Near Fine/As New Condition, beautiful illustrations on glossy stock paper, 375pp including index. The North American Guide to Common Poisonous Plants and Mushrooms is a comprehensive, easy-to-use handbook. The book is split into four main categories: mushrooms, wild plants, ornamental and crop plants, and houseplants. Each plant entry includes a clear photograph to aid the task of identification, a description of the plant, notes on where they commonly occur, and a description of their toxic properties. Plants are listed by common name to assist the non-specialist.. 1st. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Botany.

$21.61

With Paintbrush and Shovel: Preserving Virginia's Wildflowers, Watercolors by BessieNiemeyer Marshall
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With Paintbrush and Shovel: Preserving Virginia's Wildflowers, Watercolors by BessieNiemeyer Marshall

By Nancy Kober

China: University of Virginia Press, 2000. WE have a Near Fine copy of this beautiful Botonical book. It is signed by The author Nancy Kober and Donna M. E. Ware the Botonial Consultant. on the Title page. There is also a seperate gift inscription on the side of the title page. 280 pp including 2 pages of Plants Illustrated and a general index. . By Both Authors. 1st. Hardcover. Near Fine/Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Botany.

$21.61

The Benefits of Marijuana: Physical, Psychological and Spiritual
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The Benefits of Marijuana: Physical, Psychological and Spiritual

By Joan Bello

Susquehanna, PA: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2010. A holistic understanding of the physical, psychological and spiritual benefits of marijuana which bridges the gap between ancient wisdom and modern science. By documenting that cannibus impacts the Autonomic Nervous System to restore balance to the body, mind, and spirit, the author shows marijuana's unique value for health and consciousness. According to High Times: "If you would like to be one of those people who seem to know everything important there is to know about marijuana, this is the book you out to read..Bello presents it all with balance, lucidity and a sort of calm spirtuality that you rarely encounter..It's the sort of book you can dip into at random, absorbing nonconsecutive sections at your leisure." (Dean Latimer, Sr. Editor). 3rd. Soft Cover. Near Fine/Not Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Botany.

$11.43

The Herbarist No. 59

By Dean Pailler , Geraldine Laufer

Mentor, OH: The Herb Society of America, 1993. The 1993 Herbarist reveals the varied interests of the members of The Herb Society of America. From researching herbal practices and practitioners of antiquity to growing the herbs of tomorrow, our authors are united in their love of these plants.. 1st. Soft Cover. Very Good/Not Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Botany.

$8.96

The Herbarist No. 58

By Geraldine Laufer , Dean Pailler

Mentor, OH: The Herb Society of America , 1992. The boquet of articles by the authors of the 1992 Herbarist reflect the diversity and varied interests of the many members of the Herb Society of America. Occupying a middle position between the popular press and scholarly journals, The Herbarist seeks to inform its audience with out-of-the-ordinary topics not covered by other periodicals. . 1st. Soft Cover. Good/Not Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Botany.

$8.96

Timberline ancients

By David Muench

Portland, OR: C. H. Belding, 1972. text by Darwin Lambert Large photography book of the ancient hardwoods Large color photos. 128pp . 1st. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Botany.

$13.90

Growing Herbs in Hampton Roads. A Basic Guide

By Pettersen, Jeanne Hart

Chesapeake, VA: Plants with a Purpose, 1993. Stapled softcover A how to book on growing herbs, starting with soil prep and structure. in containers or raised beds. herbs such as laurel, chives, basil, lavender, mint, oregano, rosemary and sage plus many more. 31 pp. drawings of some plants. . 1st. Paperback. Very Good/Not Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Botany.

$11.43

A Critical Geography of Britain's State Forests (Oxford Geographical and Environmental Studies)
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A Critical Geography of Britain's State Forests (Oxford Geographical and Environmental Studies)

By Tsouvalis, Judith

U.S.A.: Oxford University Press, 2001. 227pp including bibliography and index. traces historical perceptions and woodland management practices, explores the rise of scientific forestry methods, discusses in depth the organizational culture of the Forestry Commission, and considers the claim that present-day forestry has become a postmodern phenomenon.. 1st. Hardcover. New/New. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Botany.

$46.31

American Grape Growing and Wine Making

By George Husmann

New York: Orange Judd & Company, 1881. Hardcover 8vo in clam-shell case. Gold gilt embossed cluster of grapes on front cover. Gold gilt lettering on spine. Clam-shell case in as new condition with gold gilt lettering on spine. Book is shelf worn with small tears in top and bottom edge of spine. 243 pages including introduction, many black-and-white illustrations, and index. Previous owner's name written on front end paper. Small stain on cover page. Corners slightly bumped.. 1st. Hardcover. Poor/As New. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Botany.

$92.63

Plants That Merit Attention: Trees
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Plants That Merit Attention: Trees

By Horticultural Committee of the Garden Club of America; Janet Meakin Poor; Nancy Peterson Brewster

U.S.A.: Timber Press, Incorporated, 1985. Hardcover. 4to. Timber Press 1985. The Garden Club Of America. Pages unnumbered. Contains clear colorful photographs. Illustrated dustjacket included. . 1st. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Botany.

$4.94

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