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SMALL GARDENS, CONTAINER GARDENS, BALCONY GARDENS and more

 

Adam, Judith THE NEW CITY GARDENER. Natural Techniques and Necessary Skills for a Successful Urban Garden. Willowdale, ON: Firefly, 1999. Sm. 4to. 224 pp. Illus from colour photos. Pictorial card covers. A fine copy. $17.50

Berry, Susan THE CITY GARDEN. Designing & Creating Outdoor Living Space. London: Salamander Books, (1996). Square 4to. 128 pp. Profusely illus. from diagrams and photos in colour. Yellow boards. A fine copy in like dustwrapper. $ 27.50

Boyd, Lizzie WINDOW GARDENS. London: Pelham Books, (1985). 4to. 144 pp. Illus. from colour photos, drawings. Green boards. A very good copy in like dustwrapper. $ 20.00

Bradley, Valerie TOWN GARDENS. (NY): Lorenz, (1998). 4to. Illus. from colour photos, plans. Pictorial boards. Fine in like dustwrapper. Practical ideas for transforming small urban spaces. $ 15.00

Brookes, John THE SMALL GARDEN. (New York): Mamillan, (1979). 4to. 256 pp. Illus. from colour photos and drawings; layout plans and designs. Green decorative paper boards. Fine copy in like dustwrapper. This perennial classic is a must for the city gardener. $ 20.00

Colborn, Nigel GREAT PLANTS FOR SMALL GARDENS. London: Octopus, 2001. Reprint. 4to. 144pp. Illus throughout from colour photos and plans. Pictorial card covers. About fine. $15.00

Colby, Deirdre CITY GARDENING. Planting, Maintaining, and Designing the Urban Garden. N.Y.: Simon & Schuster, (1987). Small oblong 4to. 95 pp. Illus. from colour photos. Very good in like dustwrapper. $ 20.00

Dale, Rose URBAN GARDENS. Easy Gardening & Styish Decorating for Outdoor Spaces. London: Carlton Books, 2001. Sm sq 4to. 160 pp. Illus from photos. Pictorial boards. A fine copy in like dustwrapper. $18.50

Donaldson, Stephanie HANGING BASKETS. (NY): Lorenz, (1997). 4to. Illus. from colour photos. Pictorial boards. Fine in like dustwrapper. "Glorious gardens in the air." $ 15.00

Donaldson, Stephanie WINDOW BOXES. (NY): Lorenz, (1997). 4to. Illus. from colour photos. Pictorial boards. Fine in like dustwrapper. "Creating glorious miniature gardens." $ 15.00

Fischer, Kerwin GREEN PLACES IN SMALL PLACES. A Practical Guide to Designing and Planting a Small-Space Garden. (Newton): Taunton, (1997). 4to. 135 pp. Illus. from colour photos, drawings and plans. Green cloth. A fine copy in like dustwapper. $ 18.50

Fisher, Sue ESSENTIAL PLANTS FOR SMALL GARDENS. (London): Ward Lock, (1998). Sm. 4to. 160 pp. Illus from photos, drawings and plans. Green boards. A fine copy in like dustwrapper. $ 20.00

Fisher, Sue THE HANGING GARDEN. Creative Displays for Every Garden. (London): Trafalgar Square Pub., (1995). Small 4to. 160 pp. Illus. from photos, drawings and plans. Red boards. Fine in like dustwrapper. $ 20.00

Keeling, Jim THE NEW TERRACOTTA GARDENER. Creative Ideas from Leading Gardeners. London: Headline (1993). Revised edition. 4to 176 pp. Illus from drawings and colour photos. Pictorial card covers. A fine copy. $18.50

Loewer, Peter THE NEW SMALL GARDEN. Plans and Plants That Make Every Inch Count. Mechanicsburg: Stackpole (1994) Sq 8vo viii+184 pp. Illus from colour photos and line drawings of garden designs. Pictorial card wrappers. A fine copy. $ 15.00

Miller, Michael MAKE THE MOST OF TOWN & CITY GARDENING. London: Treasure Press (1985) 4to 160 pp. Illus from colour photos and drawings by Anne Omerod. Yellow boards. Fine in like dustwrapper. Originally published as "Not Just Small but Tiny". $ 18.50

 Papwoth, David and Noel Prockter PLANTING TREES AND SHRUBS FOR SMALL SPACES. A magnificent selection of dependable plants for year-round interest in the garden. Vancouver, B. C.: Cavendish (1997) 4to 112 pp. Profusely illus from colour photos and line drawings showing tree and leaf shapes. Pale green boards, a fine copy in like dustwrapper. This is an extremely useful book with lots of information about growth habits, disease susceptibility, etc. but if you live in zone 4 or less it is probably full of pipe-dreams. $ 20.00

Phillips, Sue THE PRODUCTIVE SMALL GARDEN., London: Pelham Books (1989) 8vo vii+135 pp. Illus from colour photos. Grey boards. A fine copy in like pictorial dustwrapper. Packs in a lot of useful information on maximizing the space in your garden - for flowers, fruits and vegetables. $ 15.00

 Proctor, Rob. THE OUTDOOR POTTED BULB. New Approaches to Container Gardening with Flowering Bulbs. NY: Simon & Schuster, (1993). Sq. 8vo. 128 pp. Beautifully illus. from photos by Lauren Springer & Rob Proctor, with watercolours by the author. Red boards. A fine copy in like dustwrapper. $ 15.00

Stevens, David TOWN GARDENS. Successful Gardening in One Hour a Week. Toronto: Stoddart, 1989. 4to. 144 pp. Illus from photos, drawings and plans. Green boards. Light wear to edges, else near fine in like dustwrapper. $20.00

Toll, Julie THE WAYSIDE GARDENS COLLECTION: THE SMALL GARDEN. A Practical Guide to Planning & Planting. NY: Sterling, (1995). 4to. 128 pp. Beautifully illus. from colour photos, drawings and plans. Turquoise boards. Near fine in like dsustwrapper. $ 20.00

Williams, Steve THE ART OF WINDOW BOX AND CONTAINER GARDENING. NY: Todtri, 1996. 4to. 144 pp. Illus from colour photos. Pictorial boards. Fine in like dustwrapper. $18.50

Wilson, Jim LANDSCAPING WITH CONTAINER PLANTS. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1990. 4to. 212 pp. illus form colour photos. Green cloth. Near fine in like dustwrapper with minor shelfwear. $ 20.00