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Austin, Richard L. WILD GARDENING. Stategies and Procedures Using Native Plantings. NY: Simon & Schuster, (1986). 4to. 96 pp. Illus. from colour photos, drawings and maps. Pink boards. Publishers stamp on front paste down. Bottom edge sunned, else near fine in like dustwrapper. $ 20.00

Ball, Jeff & Charles O. Cresson THE 60-MINUTE FLOWER GARDEN. Have a Yard Full of Dazzling Flowers in One Hour a Week. Emmaus: Rodale Press, (1987). Sm. 4to. xii + 276 pp. Illus. from diagrams, maps, charts & photos. Pictorial boards. Top corner bumped, else a very good copy. $ 20.00

Bird, Richard & John Kelly THE COMPLETE BOOK OF ALPINE GARDENING. (London): Ward Lock, (1992). Lrg. 8vo. 239 pp. + xxxii pp. of colour photos; drawings. Pink cloth. Fine in like dustwrapper. $22.50

Buchanan, Rita MAKING A GARDEN. Reliable Techniques, Outstanding Plants, and Honest Advice. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1998. 4to. 160 pp. Illus. from colour photos and drawings by Steve Buchanan. Green boards. Fine in like dustwrapper. $ 15.00

Carpenter, Philip L. & Theodore D. Walker PLANTS IN THE LANDSCAPE. Second Edition. NY: Freeman, 1990. 2nd Edition. 4to. 401 pp. Illus from photos and figures. Pictorial boards. About fine in like dustwrapper. From design to maintenance, a definative account of all segments of the landscape industry. C$35.00

Clarke, Ethne LEAF, BARK AND BERRY. Foliage plants for texture and form. Newton Abbot: David & Charles (1996) 4to 160 pp. Profusely illus from colour photos by Clive Nichols and some colour paintings. Black boards. A fine copy in like dustwrapper. Myriad suggestions for colour and form in the garden throughout the year. $ 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

Cox, Jeff LANDSCAPING WITH NATURE. Using Nature's Designs to Plan Your Yard. Emmaus: Rodale Pr., (1991). 4to. vii + 344 pp. Illus. from drawings and colour photos. Pictorial boads. A fine copy. $ 20.00

 Crandall, Chuck & Barbara Crandall. FLOWERING, FRUITING AND FOLIAGE VINES. A Gardeners Guide. New York: Sterling, (1995). Sm. 4to. 192 pp. Many illus. from colour photos. Red boards. Fine in like d/w. $ 25.00

Cushnie, John GROUND COVER. A Thousand Beautiful Plants for Difficult Places. London: Kyle Cathie, 2000. Reprint. 4to. 160 pp. Illus from colour photos. Pictorial boards. A fine copy in like dustwrapper. $20.00

Darke, Rick THE AMERICAN WOODLAND GARDEN. Capturing the Spirit of the Deciduous Forest. Portland: Timber Pr., 2002. 4to. 377 pp. Beautifully illus from colour photos. Grey boards. About fine in like dustwrapper. '...an extraordinary synthesis of ecology, philosophy, aesthetics, and horticulture." $ 35.00

 Davis, Brian THE PLANT SELECTOR. Vancouver, B.C.: Cavendish (1998) 8vo 239 pp. Profusely illus from colour photos. Green boards. Head of spine slightly bruised else fine in like dustwrapper. Over 1500 garden plants (no annuals, but shrubs, vines, perennials etc.) arranged alphabetically givings description, comp lete growing requirements, uses, and ten year prognosis for development so you know what to expect in the future. An excellent reference. $ 20.00

de Jong-Stout, Alisa A. with Hannah Sigur A MASTER GUIDE TO THE ART OF FLORAL DESIGN. Portland: Timber Press, 2002. 4to. 230 pp. Beautifully illus from colour photos. Orange boards. About fine in like dustwrapper. $ 30.00

DiSabato-Aust, Tracy THE WELL-DESIGNED MIXED GARDEN. Building Beds and Borders with Trees, Shrubs, Perennials, Annuals, and Bulbs. Portland: Timber Pr., 2003. 4to. 460 pp. Illus in colour from photos, drawings and tables. Blue boards. Corners bumped, else about fine in like dustwrapper. $25.00

Dooley, Susan and the editors of Garden Design Magazine. THE WORK OF GARDEN DESIGN. Inspiring Ideas From Around the Globe to Your Backyard. San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 2000. 4to. 320 pp. Beautifully illustrated. Black cloth. A fine copy in like dustwrapper. The authors explore the most breathtaking gardens in the world and demonstrate how their inspiration can be incorporated into your own garden. $30.00

Ferguson, Nicola RIGHT PLANT, RIGHT PLACE. (London): Pan, (1984). 4to. xii + 292 pp. Profusely illus. from colour photos. Wrappers. Soft crease to top corner of front panel & first few pages, else near fine. Originally published as Ferguson's Garden Plant Directory. North American Editor, Frederick McGourty. $ 20.00

Frederick, William H. THE EXUBERANT GARDEN AND THE CONTROLLING HAND. Plant Combinations for North American Gardens. Boston: Little, Brown, 1992. 4to. xviii+342. Illus from colour photos and drawings. Printed boards. A little used still very good copy in like dustwrapper. C$30.00

Fogg, Julia CREATING PRIVACY IN THE GARDEN. (London): Ward Lock, (1999). Sm. 4to. 128 pp. Illus from photos and drawings. Purple boards. Near fine in like dustwrapper. $ 18.00

Greig, Denise ORNAMENTAL FOLIAGE PLANTS Ontario: Firefly, 2004. 4to. 400pp. Illus throughout from colour photos. Pictorial boards. Bump to top edge, else near fine. "A full colour, comprehensive directory of plants whose greatest attributes in the garden lie in their form and foliage." Over 1,500 plants featured. C$35.00

Hagy, Fred THE PRACTICAL GARDEN OF EDEN. Beautiful Landscaping with Fruits and Vegetables. Woodstock: Overlook Pr., (1990). 4to. 280 pp. Illus. by Clare McCanna. Green boards. Some light wear to extremities, else near fine in like dustwrapper. $ 25.00

Harper, Pamela J. COLOR ECHOES. Harmonizing Color in the Garden. NY: Macmillan, 1994. 4to. 228 pp. Illus from colour photos by the author. Green boards. Blank bookplate on front pastedown, else about fine in like dustwrapper. C$25.00

Hellyer, Arthur, ed. HOW TO CREATE THE GARDEN YOU WANT. (New Jersey): Chartwell Books, (1984). 4to. 224 pp. Profusely illus. from charts, drawings and photos. Green boards. Some light wear to extremities, else very good in like dustwrapper. $ 22.50

 Hobhouse, Penelope A BOOK OF GARDENING. Ideas, Methods, Designs. A Practical Guide. NY: Henry Holt, (1995). Revised and updated. Cr 8vo. 318 pp. Illus. from colour photos. Pictorial card covers. A near fine copy. $ 12.50

Howards, Frances LANDSCAPING WITH VINES. NY: Macmillan, 1959. Book club edn. 8vo. x + 230 pp. Illus. from drawings and photos. Map endpapers. Boards. A very good copy in like dustwrapper. $ 15.00

Hynes, Erin RODALE'S WEEKEND GARDENER. Create a Low-Maintenance Landscape to Enjoy Year-Round. Emmaus, Pa.: Rodale (1998) 4to 352 pp. Illus from colour photos; line drawings in text; zone map in colour. Laminated photographic boards. Publisher's stamp on half-title. Fine in like dustwrapper. $ 18.50

 Israel, Barbara ANTIQUE GARDEN ORNAMENT. Two Centuries of American Taste. NY: Abrams, (1999). 4to. 256 pp. Illus from photos in colour and b/w; drawings. Pictorial boards. A fine copy in like dustwrapper. Documents the history of garden ornament. Includes catalogue of 300 examples; appendices including manufactures of garden ornament. $40.00

  James, Theodore, jr. THE CUT-FLOWER GARDEN. NY: Macmillan Pub., (1993). 4to. xii + 146 pp. Illus. from photos by Harry Haralambou; map. Quarter cloth and paper boards. Front hinge starting, else near fine in very good dustwrapper. How to grow your own flowers for bouquets and arrangements all year long. $ 20.00

 Jekyll, Gertrude. WALL & WATER GARDENS Salem, N.H.: Ayer, 1983. Reprinted from the 1901 edition with introduction and revisions by Graham Stuart Thomas. 8vo xxv+177. Illus from photos plus additional new colour photos. Pictorial card wrappers. About fine. $20.00

Johnson, Hugh THE PRINCIPLES OF GARDENING. A Guide to the Art, History, Science and Practice of Gardening. NY: Simon and Schuster, (1979). 4to. 272 pp. Profusely illus from drawings, maps, photos and charts. Green boards. Near fine in like dustwrapper. $ 25.00

Jones, Samuel B. & Leonard E. Foote GARDENING WITH NATIVE WILD FLOWERS. Portland:Timber Press, (1993). Reprint. 8vo. 195 pp. 52 pp of colour photos. Brown boards. Ink name on front free endpaper and light rubbing to spine tips and corners. Very good or better in like dustwrapper. "...gardening with herbaceous plants native to eastern and midwestern North America...practical advice for people who are interested in landscape settings that include our desirable and useful native wild flowers and hardy ferns." $25.00

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

Keeling, Jim THE TERRACOTTA GARDENER. Creative Ideas from Leading Gardeners. London: Headline, 1990. 4to. 160 pp. Illus from drawings and photos. Orange boards. About fine in very good dustwrapper. Provides a background to the origins of terracotta, its use through the ages, and traditional techniques used in its manufacture today. With arrangements created by Penelope Hobhouse, Alan Titchmarsh, Rosemary Verey and others for this book. $20.00

 Keen, Mary COLOUR YOUR GARDEN. A Portfolio of Inventive Planting Schemes. (London): Conran, (1999). Reprint. Sm. 4to. 144 pp. Illus from colour photos; plans. Pictorial card cover; french flaps. A fine copy. $12.50

Keen, Mary CREATING A GARDEN. (NY): Macmillan, (1996). 4to. 208 pp. Illus. from photos, drawings and plans with special photography by Andrew Lawson. Green boards. A fine copy in near fine dustwrapper. $ 25.00

 Legge, Bob with Noel Pickter, David Papworth and Michael Upward PLANTING FOR SUN AND SHADE. A Superb Collection of Beautiful Flowers for Interest Throughout the Gardening Year. Vancouver, B.C.: Cavendish (1997). 4to 112 pp. Profusely illus from colour photos. Light green boards. A fine copy in like dustwrapper. Description, propagation and planting information for each recommended flower - annuals and perennials. $ 15.00

Loewer, Peter, written and illustrated by. THE EVENING GARDEN. Flowers and Fragrance from Dusk Til Dawn. NY: Macmillan, 1993. Sm 4to. xv+256pp. Illus from drawings throughout. Blue boards. Near fine in like dustwrapper. C$20.00 

Loewer, Peter and Anne Moyer Halpin SECRETS OF THE GREAT GARDENERS. How to Make Your Garden as Beautiful as Theirs. New York: Summit in cooperation with the Brooklyn Botanic Garden (1991). 8vo 271 pp + 16 pp of colour photos. Half cloth and paper boards. Fine in like dustwrapper. $ 18.50

 Lovejoy, Ann THE AMERICAN MIXED BORDER. Gardens For All Seasons. N.Y.: Macmillan Pub., (1993). 4to. ix + 240 pp. Illus. from photos. Purple boards. Cloth spine. Fine in like dustwrapper. $ 30.00

 Macdonald, Janet THE ORNAMENTAL KITCHEN GARDEN. Newton Abbot: David & Charles (1994) 4to 144 pp. Profusely illus from photos and line drawings. Green boards. Fine in like pictorial dustwrapper. Lots of design ideas and planting instructions. $ 20.00

Malitz, Jerome & Seth. REFLECTING NATURE. Garden Designs from Wild Landscapes. Portland: Timber Pr., 1998. Oblong 4to. 267 pp. Beautifully illustrated from colour photos. Grey boards. Light shelfwear, else near fine in like dustwrapper. $25.00

Martin, Edward C. & Pete Melby HOME LANDSCAPES. Planting Design and Management. Portland: Timber, 1994. 4to. 175 pp. Over 160 illus from colour photos. Drawings. Green boards. About fine in like dustwrapper. C$30.00

Mason, Catherine THE ORNAMENTAL HERB GARDEN. From Windowboxes to Knot Gardens. Vancouver, Cavendish, (1997). Sm. 4to. 96 pp. Illus. from photos, drawing and plans. Green boards. About fine in like dustwrapper. $ 18.50

 McHoy, Peter THE GARDEN FLOOR. The Design and Maintenance of Lawns and Their Alternatives. Toronto: McGraw-Hill Ryerson, (1989). Oblong 4to. 120 pp. Illus. from photos and drawings. Pictorial endpapers. Green boards. Minor shelf wear, else about fine in like dustwrapper. $ 20.00

Moody, Mary, ed. FLOWERS BY COLOUR. A Complete Guide to Over 1000 Popular Garden Flowers. North Sydney: Dealerfield (1990) Large 4to. 304 pp. Profusely illus from colour photos, Pictorial laminated paper boards, pictorial endpapers. A fine copy in like dustwrapper. An indispensable book for garden planning, no matter where on the planet you are. It has five colour groups, each broken down into annuals, bulbs, climbers, perennials, shrubs and trees. Hardiness maps for every continent. $25.00

Ockenga, Starr EDEN ON THEIR MINDS. American Gardeners with Bold Visions. NY: Potter, 2001. 4to. 240pp. Illus from colour photos. Pictorial boards. A fine copy in like dustwrapper. 21 boldly concieved gardens beautifully illustrated with lists of plants and techniques. $25.00

Perkins, Harold O. ESPALIERS AND VINES FOR THE HOME GARDENER. Princeton: D. Van Nostrand Co., (1964). 8vo. xvi + 206 pp. Illus. from photos and drawings. Map endpapers. Green cloth. Ink inscriptipn on front free endpaper. A very good copy in lightly worn dustwrapper. $ 12.50

Perry, Frances SCENT IN THE GARDEN. Exeter, Webb & Bower, 1989. 4to. 160 pp. Illus from colour photos by Deni Brown. Green boards. A near fine copy in very good dustwrapper, faded at spine edge with spotting on verso. $20.00

Pfeiffer, Andrew THE PLEASURE OF GARDENING: CREATING STYLE. Des Moines: Better Homes and Gardens, (1994). Sm 4to. 127 pp. Illus. from colour photos, drawings and plans. Pictorial boards. A fine copy in like dustwrapper. $20.00

Rose, Graham THE TRADITIONAL GARDEN BOOK. St. Catherines, ON: Vanwell Pub. 1990. 4to. 192 pp. Illus from photos, drawings and plans. Green boards. Light rubbing to bottom edge, else about fine in near fine dustwrapper with tape on verso. The complete practical guide to recreating period style and decorative features in your garden. $20.00

Smaus, Robert THE LOS ANGELES TIMES: PLANNING AND PLANTING THE GARDEN. NY: Abrams, (1989). 4to. 177 pp. Illus. from colour photos, drawings. Green cloth. A fine copy in like dustwrapper. $ 20.00

Squire, David SHORT CUTS TO BEAUTIFUL GARDENS. (London): Ward Lock, (1999). 4to. 128 pp. Illus from photos and drawings. Blue boards. A fine copy in like dustwrapper. $ 18.00

Suzuki, Osamu & Yoshio Aizeki HEDGES AND GROUND COVER FOR YOUR GARDEN. (Tokyo: Graphic-sha Pub., 1997). 4to. 133 pp. Illus. from colour photos and drawings. Text in English and Japanese. Stiff card covers. Fine in like dustwrapper. Useful for the Japanese Garden. $ 30.00

Tabor, Grace THE LANDSCAPE GARDENING BOOK. Wherein are Set Down the Simple Laws of Beauty and Utility Which Should Guide the Development of All Grounds. NY: McBride, Winston & Co, 1911. Sm 4to. vi+180+64 pp of plates from photos. diagrams. Blue cloth. Spine lettering gilt. Colour photo and gilt lettering to top board. Edges rubbed and bruising to corners, else a nice, bright copy. $40.00

Taylor, G.C. GARDEN MAKING BY EXAMPLE. London: Country Life (1952) 3rd rev. edn. 8vo x+180 pp. Over 100 illus from photographs of gardens in various situations from rooftops and balconies to large suburban areas. Many diagrams. Green cloth. Rear hinge starting but a very good copy. $25.00

Taylor, Jane CLIMBING PLANTS. Portland, Or: Timber Press. A Kew Gardening Guide Small 4to. 124 pp. Illus from line drawings, colour photos and paintings. Laminated pictorial paper boards. A fine copy in like dustwrapper. $ 17.50

Taylor, Jane THE MILDER GARDEN London: Dent (1990) 8vo vii+273 pp. 16 colour plates from photos. Green boards. A fine copy in near fine dustwrapper with 1" tear in rear panel. For those lucky people gardening in Zones 7-9. $ 20.00

Thomas, Graham Stuart Intro by Douglas Chambers. TREES IN THE LANDSCAPE. NY: Sagapress, 1997. Revised edition. Sm 4to. 200 pp. 16 pp of illus from colour photos. Artwork, drawings and photos throughout. Brown boards. Light shelfwear, else near fine in like dustwrapper. $25.00

Thomas, Graham Stuart THE ROCK GARDEN AND ITS PLANTS. From Grotto to Alpine House. London: Frances Lincoln, 2004. Sm 4to. 266 pp. Illus from photos and drawings. Green boards. About fine in like dustwrapper. This classic history and exposition of rock gardening includes how to create them. C$35.00

Toogood, Alan. THE SHELTERED GARDEN. Newton Abbot: D&C, (1989). Sm. 4to. 160 pp. Illus from drawings and photos. Green boards. Near fine in like dustwrapper with a touch of fading to the spine. Expert advice on whatever shelter your garden might offer; dry, shady beds; hot sunny walls.. also how to provide shelter. $20.00

Turner, Roger BETTER GARDEN DESIGN. London: Dent, (1986). 8vo. 189 pp. Illus. from photos and drawings by the author. Black boards. An occasional word highlighted in the text, else near fine in like dustwrapper, lightly rubbbed. $ 15.00

Turner, Roger DESIGN IN THE PLANT COLLECTOR'S GARDEN. From Chaos to Beauty. Portland: Timber Pr., 2005. Sm 4to. 224 pp. Illus from colour photos. Blue boards. A fine copy in like dustwrapper. Successful planting methods and the perfect setting for a treasured plant. $20.00

Verey, Rosemary THE ART OF PLANTING. Boston: Little, Brown, 1990. Oblong 4to. 168 pp. Illus from colour photos throughout, plans. Blue boards. A very good copy in like dustwrapper. Explains the principles of harmonious association and companion planting...full of detailed, practical information. C$18.50

Verey, Rosemary THE SCENTED GARDEN. NY: Random , 1981. 4to. 168 pp. Illus throughout from photos, drawings and artwork. Green boards. Near fine in like dustwrapper. C$20.00

Waters, George & Nora Harlow THE PACIFIC HORTICULTURAL BOOK OF WESTERN GARDENING. Boston: Godine in Association with The Pacific Horticultural Foundation, (1990). 4to. xx + 300 pp. Illus. from photos and drawings. Grey cloth. A fine copy in like dustwrapper. A book devoted exclusively to the needs of the West Coast plant people. $40.00

White, Hazel SMALL-TREE GARDENS. Simple Projects, Contemporary Designs. San Francisco: Chronicle Books, (2000). Sm. 4to. 118 pp. Illus from colour photos by Mathew Plut. Pictorial card covers; french flaps. A fine copy. A Garden Design Book. $ 12.00

Wiley, Keith ON THE WILD SIDE. Experiments in New Naturalism. Portland: Timber, 2004. Sm sq 4to. 256 pp. Illus throughout from colour photos. Blue boards. About fine in like dustwrapper. Wild flower colonies and natural landscapes for the garden. $25.00

Williamson, John PERENNIAL GARDENS. A Practical Guide to Home Landscaping. NY: Harper & Row, (1988). Sm. 4to. 328 pp. Illus. from photos with drawings and plans by Ippy Patterson. Maps. Green cloth. Light edge wear, else near fine in like dustwrapper. $20.00

Ziegler, Catherine THE HARMONIOUS GARDEN. Color, Form and Texture. Portland: Timber Pr., 1996. Sm 4to. xii+292 pp. Illus thoughout from colour photos and drawings. Green boards. $25.00

d'Arnoux, Alexandra, Erica Lennard, and Bruno de Laubadere. GARDENS BY THE SEA. NY: Potter, 2002. 4to. 239 pp. Beautifully illus from colour photos. Translated from the french. Pictorial boards. Fine in like dustwrapper. North American, European & Mediterranean gardens. $20.00