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1 Your First Orchid: A Guide for Beginners
Batchelor, Stephen R. West Palm Beach, Florida, USA American Orchid Society 1996 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Charles Marden Fitch 
; Wraps, 64 pages with index; Color photographs; Textblock is tight with clean, unmarked pages; Bright pictorial cover with no tears, no creasing to the spine and modest shelf and edge wear including tiny nicks; . (This guide with an abundance of beautiful photographs includes the following chapters: Where to Grow, Watering and Fertilizing, What Kind is it?, Repotting Orchids, What's Wrong With It?, Diseases and Insects, So You Want More?, followed by the index. So you'll find here the help you want to get started, light requirements, where to grow, when to water and fertilize, an exception, adjusting how often you water, identifying your orchid, what to buy, when to repot, common components of orchid media, special care for your repotted orchid, cultural practices, troubleshooting guide, insects and diseases, what to grow where you live, desirable traits in orchids, a beginner's orchid library and more.) 
Price: 6.00 USD

 
2 Better Homes and Gardens: Easiest Plants You Can Grow
Better Homes & Gardens U.S.A. Meredith Corporation 1978 0696003651 / 9780696003653 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
; 96 pages with index; First printing; Color photographs and illustrations; Textblock is tight with no underlining, no highlighting and no marginalia; Bright and unfaded pictorial boards with modest shelf and edge wear; . (Your complete growing guide to a carefree garden. Shows you how to use undemanding plants and how to plant beautiful and easy-to-grow annuals, perennials, trees, shrubs, ground covers, and evergreens. Has over 44 color photos besides the charts and line drawings.) 
Price: 5.88 USD

 
 
3 Cactus and Succulent Journal: Volume XVIII, No. 3, March 1946
Cactus and Succulent Society of America Pasadena, California Cactus and Succulent Society of America 1946 Soft cover Very Good Book 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
; Stapled wraps; 15 pages (but it's numbered from page 33-48); Black & white photos; Gently tanned pages which are securely attached; Cream & black pictorial cover which has some shelf-rubbing (primarily to right edge of back cover & spine); Has edge wear including slit at top/tail of spine, some small chips at top of textblock; Still a solid copy; .....(This was a monthly magazine which was devoted to Cacti and Succulents, and it provided knowledge for the culture and study of these plants. The included articles of this volume are: A Cactus Collector Goes to Peru, From Ohio, Notes on Haworthias, Affiliate Notes, The Size and Age of a Few Cacti, Phyllocactus Thomasianus, Orchid Cacti, Agave Ferdinandi-Regis, Cereusly Speaking, Spine Chats.) 
Price: 6.44 USD

 
4 The Green Thumb: Summer 1974, Volume 31, Number 2
Denver Botanic Gardens Denver, Colorado Denver Botanic Gardens 1974 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Drawings & Photos 
; Stapled wraps; Page 41-72; Summer 1974, Volume 31, Number 2; Black & white photos, illustrations; All pages securely attached and unmarked internally; Pea-green pictorial cover with no tears; Has modest shelf wear including small address stamp on back cover; ......(Chapter titles are: The Man Who Taught Us How to Garden, Focus on Psidium Guajava, Weed Control in Home Gardens, Books on Weeds in the Helen Fowler Library, Exotics of Colorado Common Purslane, The Latchstring is Out at The Los Angeles State and County Arboretum, Water Lilies an Interesting Addition to Your Garden, Gardening for Excitement.) 
Price: 6.42 USD

 
 
5 The Green Thumb: Winter 1970, Volume 27, Number 1
Denver Botanic Gardens; Blades, David A. (Editor) Denver, Colorado Denver Botanic Gardens 1970 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Drawings & Photos 
; Stapled wraps; Page 1-32; Winter 1970, Volume 27, Number 1; Black & white illustrations, photos; Pages securely attached and unmarked internally; Pea-green pictorial cover with no tears; Has modest shelf wear including small address stamp back cover; .....(Some of the chapter titles are: The Markley Garden, Hydroponics, The XI International Botanical Congress, Focus on Araucarias, Persis M. Owen, Control of Dutch Elm Disease a Community's Responsibility, Lecture Series, Suggested Trees for the Denver Area, My Favorite Tree, Exotics of Colorado Pinus strobus, Freeze Damage.) 
Price: 6.42 USD

 
6 The Green Thumb: Fall 1974, Volume 31, Number 3
Denver Botanic Gardens; Osborne, Dr. C. Eugene (Editor) Denver, Colorado Denver Botanic Gardens 1974 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Drawings & Photos 
; Stapled wraps; Page 73-104; Fall 1974, Volume 31, Number 3; Black & white photos, illustrations; All pages are securely attached and unmarked internally; Pea-green pictorial cover with no tears; Has modest shelf wear including small address stamp on back cover; .....(Some of the chapter titles are: Low Shrubs for Dry Land Gardens, Focus on Macadamia Ternifolia, Exotics of Colorado Hansen Purple Plum, Assistant Director Knauer Moves to Bayard Cutting Arboretum, A Resolution in Memory of Mrs. Gladys Cheesman Evans, Netherlands Flower-Bulb Institute 1974, Japanese Garden Tour, Thalassa Cruso Coming to Denver, Accessions Helen Fowler Library.) 
Price: 6.42 USD

 
 
7 The Green Thumb: Winter 1974, Volume Thirty-One, Number Four
Denver Botanic Gardens; Osborne, Dr. C. Eugene (Editor) Denver, Colorado Denver Botanic Gardens 1974 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Drawings & Photos 
; Stapled wraps; Page 106-136; Winter 1974, Volume Thirty-One, Number Four; Black & white illustrations, photos; All pages are securely attached and unmarked internally; Pea-green pictorial cover with no tears; Has modest shelf wear including small address stamp on back cover; .....(Chapter titles are: The House at 909 York, Is Oil Shale Rehabilitation Possible, Revegetation a Ten-Year Study, New Greenhouses at the Denver Botanic Gardens, The Geneva Glen Columbine, Exotics of Colorado Austrian Pine, Plant Travelers, Holiday Gift Plants and Their Care, The National Junior Horticulture Association, New Assistant Director Mr. Glenn M. Park Arrives at the Denver Botanic Gardens, S.R. Deboer 1883-1974, Frances White Novitt 1918-1974.) 
Price: 6.42 USD

 
8 The Green Thumb: Spring 1972, Volume 29, Number 2 (ANNUAL REPORT ISSUE FOR 1971 at the back)
Denver Botanic Gardens; Sikes, Margaret (Editor) Denver, Colorado Denver Botanic Gardens 1972 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Drawings & Photos 
; Stapled wraps; Page 33-64, plus the Annual Report for 1971; Spring 1972, Volume 29, Number 2; Black & white photos, illustrations; Pages are securely attached with approx three small, light marks; Pea-green pictorial cover with no tears; Has modest shelf wear including small-feint mark top of front cover/small address stamp back cover; .....(Some of the chapter titles are: Bird and Bush, Improving Urban Man's Environment Through Engineering, Charlotte A. Barbour, A Delicate Beauty, Exotics of Colorado Hyacinth, Vivariums, Trying Tomatoes in a Home Garden, Approaches to Insect Control, The City and County of Denver, Bonsai an Ancient Art, Annual Report for 1971.) 
Price: 6.42 USD

 
 
9 The Green Thumb: Summer 1971, Volume 28, Number 3
Denver Botanic Gardens; Sikes, Margaret (Editor) Denver, Colorado Denver Botanic Gardens 1971 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Drawings & Photos 
; Stapled wraps; Page 65-96; Summer 1971, Volume 28, Number 3; Black & white illustrations, photos; Pages securely attached, unmarked internally save for piece of tape toward the back (attempt to secure small insert at the back - text is neat, tidy, undamaged) Pea-green pictorial cover with no tears; Has modest shelf wear including four small rub marks-tiny piece of tape on front cover/small address stamp back cover; .....(Some chapter titles are: Progress in the Gardens, Let's Plant Some Wee Bulbs, Exotics of Colorado Puncture Vine, The Fauna in the Flora, Bulbs for Summer Bloom, Small Tropical Place, Comparative Toxicity of Some Pesticides, A New Romance Tree Peonies, The Rock-Breakers.) 
Price: 6.16 USD

 
10 The Green Thumb: Winter 1972, Volume 29, Number 1
Denver Botanic Gardens; Sikes, Margaret (Editor) Denver, Colorado Denver Botanic Gardens 1972 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Drawings & Photos 
; Stapled wraps; Page 1-32; Winter 1972, Volume 29, Number 1; Black & white illustrations, photos; All pages securely attached and unmarked internally; Pea-green pictorial cover with modest shelf wear including small address stamp on back cover, small rub mark front cover bottom-right; ....(Some of the chapter titles are: Begonias for the Indoor Garden, Children's Garden Program 1971, Visiting the Habitat of some of the Conservatory Plants, A Catalog of Rock Plants and Ground Covers, Focus on Euphorbia Pulcherrima, Thanks to Bern Neil, Exotics of Colorado European Weeping Birch, Landscaping for Denver Technological Center.) 
Price: 6.42 USD

 
 
11 The Green Thumb: Winter 1973, Volume 30, Number 4
Denver Botanic Gardens; Woodward, Wes (Editor) Denver, Colorado Denver Botanic Gardens 1973 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Drawings & Photos 
; Stapled wraps; Page 97-128 with index; Winter 1973, Volume 30, Number Four; Black & white photos, illustrations; All pages securely attached and unmarked internally; Pea-green pictorial cover with no tears; Has modest shelf wear including small address stamp on back cover/three tiny marks top-left of front cover; .....(Some of the chapter titles are: Kathryn Kalmback Herbarium, Helen Marsh Zeiner, The Latchstring is Out at The Morton Arboretum Herbarium, Our National Seed Treasure, Margaret McLister, Focus on Cyphomandra Betacea, Dr. Cutler and the Denver University Rose, Spotted Coral Root, Exotics of Colorado White Spruce.) 
Price: 6.42 USD

 
12 Hawaii Blossoms: Over 100 Full Color Pictures with Authentic Descriptions, Text and Color Photography
Hargreaves, Dorothy; Hargreaves, Bob Lahaina, Hawaii Ross-Hargreaves 1958 First Edition Soft cover Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; Stapled wraps, 62 pages, First Printing; Color Photographs; Text is clean and free of internal markings with all pages securely attached; Bright pictorial cover with no tears and modest shelf and edge wear; . (The blossoms of Hawaii were photographed here in their natural colors and natural setting, and published with authentic descriptions for the new comer (malihini) and the old timer (kamaaina) to enjoy. The flowers and flowering vines are arranged alphabetically, followed by the flowering trees in alphabetical order with reference to specific locations where the blooms can be found (at time of printing). 
Price: 6.01 USD

 
 
13 How to Grow Healthy House Plants
Herwig, Rob Los Angeles, California, U.S.A. Hp Books 1979 0895860260 / 9780895860262 Soft cover Very Good Book 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
; Wraps; 176 Pages with index; Over 350 close-up color photographs; Textblock is bright and clean with no internal markings or names. Pictorial cover with no tears with modest shelf and edge wear. World-respected authority Rob Herwig shares proven secrets for success. The "House Plant Handbook" section shows you how to properly select and care for any indoor plant. The "A to Z" section offers specific foolproof directions for care, feeding and propagation of over 600 different varieties. The index allows you to look up plants by their common or Latin name. All you need to select and maintain a thriving indoor garden. 
Price: 6.01 USD

 
14 The Art of Judging and Exhibiting Flower Arrangements
Hirsch, Sylvia U.S.A. Thomas Y. Crowell Company 1968 Book Club (BCE/BOMC) Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; 88 pages with index; Color photographs; Black & white photographs; Textblock is tight and bright with no internal markings and no names; Endpapers are yellow; Boards are grey with the title in yellow to the spine; Dust-jacket has protected the book well, and is unfaded, but does have some small nicks and close tears which have been repaired with scotch tape from the back of the dust-jacket; Still a good-looking, presentable copy; We have placed it in a protective, removable mylar cover; . (Numerous creative ideas enliven this comprehensive book, written by a known judge of flower arranging. Generously illustrated with photographs of outstanding exhibits, this volume covers a wide range of essentials and concerns itself with the ultimate goal of flower arranging. An interesting feature included is 'Judge, Test Thyself' in which both the judge, and you the reader, have a chance to test your own reactions and knowledge (it has appropriate scales of points for scoring and appraisal). Categories most frequently used in judging flower arrangements, such as design, color, originality and distinction, relationship of elements, and interpretation are handled in detail.) 
Price: 6.07 USD

 
 
15 Journal of The New York Botanical Garden: May 1944 (Volume 45 No. 33, Pages 97-120)
Journal of The New York Botanical Gardens; Woodward, Carol H. (Editor) Bronx Park, New York New York Botanical Garden 1944 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; Stapled wraps; May 1944 Volume 45 No. 533, pages 97-120; Black & white photographs; Internal pages all securely attached; Gently tanned pages with no marginalia (lower half of some pages at the inseam has feint-light discoloration); Cream pictorial cover of flowering dogwood - has shelf & edge wear including light shelf-rubbing/light wear at tips/top-tail of spine; Journal lies flat & square; .......(This issue of 'Journal of the New York Botanical Garden includes the following articles: A Forest Lover in the Caribbee Islands (first of a series of articles to appear in this Journal and written by John S. Beard, who was assistant conservator of forests at Port of Spain, Trinidad, British West Indies); Rose-growers' Day Set For June 13; Molds In the Cheese Industry; Woad-once the Universal Dye of Western Europe; followed by news and comment.) 
Price: 6.36 USD

 
16 The American Herb Grower: Oct-Nov 1947 (Volume 1, No 4) Magazine for Gardeners and Gourmets
Laurel Hill Herb Farm; The American Herb Grower Falls Village, Connecticut Laurel Hill Herb Farm 1947 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; Stapled wraps, 24 pages; Black & white photographs; Gently tanned pages which are securely attached; Cream pictorial cover which is price-clipped at top right; Has modest shelf & edge wear including small chips top-edge of front panel with small light mark/ tiny chips from spine; .....('The American Herb Grower' was a bi-monthly magazine for gardeners and gourmets. Some of the included articles in this issue are: Harvest Shows (more emphasis placed on them since World War II); Herbs in California; Caution Cooks (brief article to help those of you who wish to learn to use the herbs); The Berkshire Garden Center (in Stockbridge, Massachusetts); Green Gold (parsley, even includes recipe for parsley soup); Pull Up the Covers (explains object in covering plants in the fall, plus 'seeds' to sow in late October); Cooking With an Accent; Herbals Old and New; The Herbarium.) 
Price: 6.36 USD

 
 
17 Gardening with Terrariums
Mabe, Rex E. U.S.A. Potpourri Press 1973 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Bob Penny 
; Stapled wraps; 46 pages; Illustrations throughout; Textblock is tight with no internal markings and no names; Pages are securely attached to the cover; Pictorial cover with no tears and modest shelf and edge wear including some rubbing; . (A terrarium is a low-maintenance decoration of greenery that is useful, educational and an interesting accessory. The purpose of a terrarium is to provide a garden that can be cultivated indoors despite any drafts or perhaps low humidity, requiring little care or space.) 
Price: 6.26 USD

 
18 The World Book of House Plants
McDonald, Elvin Cleveland, Ohio, USA The World Publishing Company 1963 Book Club (BCE/BOMC) Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Kathleen Bourke, Larry B. Nicholson 
; 318 pages with index; Line drawings and photographs; Textblock is tight with no internal markings save for very light wear inside front & back cover; Mint-green cloth-covered boards with title in gold, illustration of a plant in dark green; Bright pictorial dust-jacket has protected the book well but does have wear to edges (small close tears, rubbing); We have placed the dust-jacket in a protective, clear, removable mylar cover; . (A complete guide including an illustrated encyclopedia of more than 700 plants. Part 1: Gardening Indoors (The pleasures of House plants, setting the scene, how to propagate plants indoors, spring-flowering bulbs for indoor bloom, a herb garden in your window, indoor gardening for children, space-makers for indoor gardening); Part 2: An Illustrated Enclopedia of Indoor Plants (an alphabetical listing of families, discussing plants from Acanthus to Zingiber with descriptions of more than 700 plants and advice on their culture; Part 3: A Useful Miscellany (glossary: books of interest, periodicals about indoor plants, where to buy indoor plants and supplies, charts, tables, photographs and drawings). 
Price: 5.93 USD

 
 
19 Drainage Engineering
Murphy, Daniel William, A.B., A.M., Ph.D. New York City, New York McGraw-Hill Book Company 1920 Hardcover Very Good No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; 178 pages with index; First Edition, second impression; Black & white photographs, diagrams, fold-out; Textblock is tight with gently tanned pages; No names or marginalia; Inside edge between front paste-down/front-free endpaper has some light wear; Black cloth-covered boards with title in gold on spine; Has shelfwear including small light marks; ......(Presents a general treatise on the drainage of agricultural lands where the principles and methods slowly developed through many years, even centuries. The chapter titles cover the following: Soils, Growth of Plants, Water Supply, Fundamental Factors Involved in Drainage, Benefits of Drainage, Drainage Investigations, Location and Depth of Drains, Capacities of Drains, Drainage Construction, Economic Consideration of Drainage.) 
Price: 7.96 USD

 
20 Organic Gardening and Farming: August 1976 Vol 23, No 8
Organic Gardening and Farming Emmaus, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. Rodale Pr 1976 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; Stapled wraps, 160 pages; Illustrated throughout; Text is tight with unmarked pages, and gentle tanning; All pages are securely attached; Unfaded pictorial cover with modest shelf and edge wear including light nicks, small label and a gentle crease; . (This informative, lively periodical featured specific information on natural organic gardening and farming. This particular edition offers articles on: Fruit-tree Planting Tricks, A Winter Garden for the North, Grown Your Own Stock Feeds, Food Storage, The Search for American Indian Seed, Amaranth the Gentle Giant, Diet for Young Geese, Off the Land, Building Soil Fertility on the Organic Homestead, Flowering Cabbage and Kale to Eat, and much, much more.) 
Price: 5.86 USD

 
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