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The Illustrated Plant Lore : A Unique Pot-Pourri of History, Folklore and Practical Advice

By: Addison, Josephine w/foreword by Bellamy, David

Price: $15.94

Publisher: London, England, Sidgwick & Jackson Limited: 1986

Seller ID: 034835


x, 326 pp, blu boards w/gilt lettering. The book contains listing of various plants with their common and botanical names along with information on how they received their name and some of the sues for the plants. View more info

A Gardener's Alphabet

By: Azarian, Mary

Price: $16.96

Publisher: New York, NY, Houghton Mifflin Company: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 040686


ujnpaginated, quarterbound w/purple papercovered boards w/green cloth covered spine w/gilt lettering on the spine, glossy purple dj w/color illustrated front panel. Illustrated by the author using woodblcok illustrations. An alphabet book featuring words associated with gardening, including bulbs, compost, digging, insects, and weeds. View more info

Texas Bug Book : The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly : Revised Edition

By: Beck, Malcolm and Garrett, Howard

Price: $26.78

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas Press: 1999

Edition: 2nd Paperback Printing

Seller ID: 049668


xii, 168 pp, glossy black SC wraps w/wht-light orange lettering w/color pictorial front & rear panels. The authors provide detailed instructions on how to identify, understand the life cycle of, and control or protect Texas insects, mites, snails, slugs, nematodes, and other critters. The book also has color photos and black-and-white drawings to help identify the bugs. The authors provide an organic approach to pest control. View more info

The Complete Book of Herbs - a Practical Guide to Growing & Using Herbs

By: Bremness, Lesley

Price: $16.96

Publisher: New York, NY, Viking Studio Books: 1988

Edition: 7th Printing

Seller ID: 038007


288 pp, glossy light pink boards w/color pictorial front & rear panel, green-white illustrated endpapers, glossy wht dfj w/color pictorial front & rear panels. The book is a comprehensive & practical guide to grwoing and using herbs indoors and out. It is both a reference book and a sourcebooko fo ideas. View more info

The Cooks Encyclopedia of Herbs

By: Clevely, Andi & Richmond, Katherine

Price: $19.51

Publisher: New York, NY, Lorenz Books: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 038057


256 pp, blu SC wraps w/small color pictorials on the front & rear covers and the spine w/wht-gilt lettering. The book is a comprehensive guide to all aspects of growing and cooking with culinary herbs. It has a botanical A-Z directory of herbs for easy plant identification and over 80 recipes from soups, snacks to stews, salads and casseroles. View more info

Gardening in Austin and Central Texas

By: Cole, Deborah E.

Price: $23.38

Publisher: Austin, TX, Austin Area Garden Council: 1978

Seller ID: 035596


245 pp, green SC wraps w/black illustrated front panel. The book begins w/monthly calendar on what to do each month. It then covers soils, climate, water, mulching, compost, fertilizers, pruning, planting, transplanting, propagation, diseases and pests. The author provides information on planning the landscape with different vegetation. light stain on the front cover. View more info

Gardening in Austin and Central Texas

By: Cole, Deborah E.

Price: $21.21

Publisher: Austin, TX, Austin Area Garden Council: 1978

Seller ID: 038268


245 pp, green SC wraps w/black illustrated front panel. The book begins w/monthly calendar on what to do each month. It then covers soils, climate, water, mulching, compost, fertilizers, pruning, planting, transplanting, propagation, diseases and pests. The author provides information on planning the landscape with different vegetation. View more info

Deck Designs: Plus Railings, Planters, Benches

By: Cory, Steve

Price: $9.56

Publisher: Upper Saddle River, NJ, Creative Homeowner: 2000

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 049938


192 pp, glossy green-brown color pictorial front panel and pink color pictorial rear panel. The book contains an introductory design section, giving planning and design fundamentals. Contains the best designs from four of the country's top deck designer-builders. Has special building techniques and shortcuts from the professional deck builders. Contains full-color renderings, floor plans and details of 25 decks that have actually been built. View more info

Texas Wildscapes Gardening for Wildlife

By: Damude, Noreen and Bender, Kelly Conrad

Price: $12.75

Publisher: Austin, TX, Texas Parks and Wildlife Press: 1999

Seller ID: 051580


(10), 387 pp, Color illustrated & pictorial front & rear covers w/blue spine. The book tells you how to design your gardens to provide the habitat required for wildlife. It furnishes lists of beautiful and useful native plants appropriate to the specific region of Texas in which the reader lives. !" x 3/4" hole on bottom edge of the rear cover. View more info

My Day in the Garden

By: Ford, Miela

Price: $10.16

Publisher: New York, NY, Greenwillow Books: 1999

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 015933


unpaginated, red-wht-blk boards & dj w/color pictorial front & back, color illustrated endpapers, black rem on head ot the book (top edge). A young girl and her friends spend the day dressing up like the insects and animals they find in the garden. View more info

Howard Garrett's Herbs for Texas

By: Garrett, Howard

Price: $46.75

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037308


xiii, 242 pp, dark green cloth boards w/gilt lettering, dj black spine w/wht lettering, color pictorial front, & back. Advice on growing over 150 herbs suited to Texas and southwest gardens. He provides the basics of organic gardening, including pest control, & discusses how to design a her garden. View more info

Howard Garrett's Plants for Texas

By: Garrett, Howard

Price: $40.38

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 050364


170 pp, green cloth boards w/gilt lettering, dj blu-yel w/color pictorial front, & back, SIGNED by the author. An encyclopedia of over 500 Texas plants - trees, shrubs, flowers, vines, grasses, vegetables, fruits, weeds & cover crops - along w/instructions on planting & maintaining them. View more info

Landscape Design...Texas Style

By: Garrett, Howard w/foreword by Marcus, Stanley

Price: $15.94

Publisher: Dallas, TX, Taylor Publishing Company: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 038688


(12), 161, tan cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, dark red-light red illustrated endpapers, glossy light brown dj w/color pictorial front & rear panels. The book addresses landscape design, plant selection, installation, and maintenance for the entire state of Texas. It has 38 case studies, 450 color photos & 84 drawings and provides a visual tour of sucessful gardens, packed w/design ideas. dj price-clipped, and light sunning to dj spine. View more info

The golden book of Gardening : how to plan, plant, and care for a home Garden

By: Giannoni, Frances and Reit, Seymour

Price: $12.33

Publisher: New York, NY, Golden Press: 1962

Edition: 'A' Printing

Seller ID: 011907


68 pp, glossy green-black-red boards w/full color pictorial front & back, endpapers full color pictorials, 'A' is on FPD. A garden book for the juvenile. Covers how plants grow, importantance of soil, plants, annuals, biennials, perennials, bulbs, shrubs, trees, grass and other items. View more info

First Garden

By: Guest, C. Z w/intro by Capote, Truman

Price: $22.53

Publisher: New York, NY, McGraw-Hill Companies: 1987

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 029134


140 pp, green cloth covered boards w/black dj w/color pictorial front w/wht lettering on the spine. The original first hardcover edition was published in 1976. The author offers advice & encouragement to beginning gardeners. In this new deluxe edition her text is enhanced by McDonald's color photographs taken on Mrs. Guest's private grounds. dj price-clipped, small tear bottom edge of dj by spine. View more info

The Central Texas Gardener

By: Hazeltine, Cheryl and Filvaroff, Joan

Price: $9.31

Publisher: College Station, TX, Texas A & M University Press: 1990

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: 049917


227 pp, wht-grn SC wraps, w/grn-yel-wht pictorial front w/wht spine w/black-green lettering. what-to-do & how-to-do book designed uniquely for Central Texas. View more info

The Central Texas Gardener

By: Hazeltine, Cheryl and Filvaroff, Joan

Price: $9.31

Publisher: College Station, TX, Texas A & M University Press: 1990

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: 049936


227 pp, wht-grn SC wraps, w/grn-yel-wht pictorial front w/wht spine w/black-green lettering. what-to-do & how-to-do book designed uniquely for Central Texas. View more info

The New Central Texas Gardener

By: Hazeltine, Cheryl and Lovelace, Barry

Price: $11.90

Publisher: College Station, TX, Texas A&M University Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037885


xiii, 204 pp, glossy green-yel-blu-pink color illustrated SC wraps w/yel spine w/black lettering. The book provides advice about gardening in the Central Texas environment. This book has a chapter detailing tools of the trade and sources for more information and sections explaining how to creat xeriscape gardens, ponds and gardens that attract butterflies and birds. It also discusses changes in gardening, increased usage of native plants & water-wise gardening and update... View more info

Heinerman's Encyclopedia of FRUITS, VEGETABLES, and HERBS

By: Heinerman, John

Price: $7.85

Publisher: West Nyack, NY: Parker Publishing Company, 1988:

Seller ID: 018987


HB. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. xxxv, 400 pp, green imitation leather boards w/gilt letters, dj cream-green-purple w/illustrated front. Health-promoting uses for hundreds of common fruits, vegetables and herbs. View more info

Cactus The All-American Plant

By: Holmes, Anita

Price: $14.66

Publisher: New York, NY, Four Winds Press: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005545


178 pp, Describes cactus types, their environment, growth, uses & home cultivation. Includes recipes and a list of desert gardens, museums, and natural areas of the Southwest where may observe cacti. small chips at the corners of the dj, small tear on dj. View more info