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FITCH, Charles Marden::  The Complete Book of Miniature Roses
Book Number: 1415
;New York. Hawthorn Books. 1977 8vo [24 x 16 cm]; [viii], 342 pp, numerous bw and color illus from photos, drwgs, bibliog, index. orig cloth, dj, fine. Covers both indoor and outdoor culture as well as an historical introduction.
Keywords: Miniature forms, clombers, tailers, trees, sun, soil, fertilizer, mulch, display, design, companion, seasonal, spry, environment, containers, soils, indoor, outdoor, greenhouse, sunroom, propagation, pests,
Price: $12.00
JEFFERSON-BROWN, Michael and Kevin PRATT.:  The Gardener's Guide to Growing Fritillaries.
Book Number: 2415
Balmain:: Florilegium. 1997. Or. Brown cloth in excellent condition with same d/w. colour photos. Covers nearly 100 species, plus varieties and cultivars. With excellent information about propagating and growing these attractive plants.
Keywords: Bulbs Fritillary, flowers, horticulture, Middle East, U.S.
Price: $15.00
Alfred J. Ewart and J. R. Tovey:  The Weeds, Poison Plants and Naturalized Aliens of Victoria
Book Number: 2602
Melbourne J. Kemp 1909 Part 1. Poisonous, Injurious, and Proclaimed Weeds (Native and Introduced), with the Coloured Plates. Part 2. Census of the Naturalized Aliens and Introduced Exotics. Or. Green cloth in very good condition, contents clean and white and solid. Coloured plates, index, references.
Keywords: plants, flora, victoria, natural,
Price: $35.00
Barbara Coates:  Flower Arranging Australian Natives and how to Grow Them
Book Number: 2849
Kangaroo Press 1987 Good copy in same d/w with faded spine. Guide, sources, index, list of names 112pp.
Keywords: botany, floristry, florist
Price: $10.00
various:  Flora of Australia - Part 1
Book Number: 3429
Australian Government Publishing 1981 cloth in d/w both in good condition. Index, illustrated end pages.
Keywords: flora
Price: $20.00
ALLEN, ANTHONY.:  Growing Nuts In Australia
Book Number: 3734
Shepparton: Night owl, 1993 trade paper pp160, good copy. b/w plates, index. This is a book for the gardener, farmer and investor. It explains how to establish a nut grove from first principles - clearing, soil preparation and analysis, tree layout and planting. Tree propagation is described so growers can save by producing young stock themselves. Then each different nut type is detail with notes on production, climate and soil requirements, flowering and pollination, tree management, nutrient needs, harvesting, handling, preparation for market, pests and diseases, and much more.
Keywords: market gardens garden natural history nut propagation botany
Price: $18.00
Book Number: 3823
Garden Book Club Edition 1956 xii, 240pp. 13 b&w line drawings. 1st ed. Good work on what distinguishes gardening,..'a small part science, part art...', dependant also on geography. Well written and entertaining. VG in dj illustrated by Arthur Hackney '56 - which is rough around the edges.
Keywords: Short biographies of well known landscape gardeners, botanists, plant hunters.
Price: $15.00
Werner, Carl:  A Textbook on Tobacco
Book Number: 4189
The Tobacco Leaf Publishing Co., New York, 1914 8vo. Cloth hardcover.323pp. B/w illus. Good condition, ex-lib. Stamps, env. Pastedown at rear. Cloth cover has wear to corners, and in three small areas cloth glue has been eaten, front hinge a little loose.
Keywords: tobacco farming history information cigarettes cigars laws regulations governing trade usa united states coupons manafacturing pipes briar meerschaum havanacuring fermenting cultivating types classeschemicals purity nicotine
Price: $25.00
Hohn, Reinhardt:  Curiosities of the Plant Kingdom
Book Number: 4302
Cassell London 1980 First Printing of the Hardback Edition, with DJ, in verygood condition, ex-libris plate on fep. Illustrated with drawings and photo's in color and b/w. 212 pp, glossary, index of plant names, bibliography, and sources of illustrations.
Keywords: Where curious plants grow, Useful beauty, Specialists in the Plant Kingdom, Magic plants--witch plants, The fossil book of nature, About giant and millenarian plants and other curiosities.
Price: $18.00
Whittle, Tyler ; Illustrated by Sally Seymour:  Some Ancient Gentlemen. Being an Examination of Certain People, Plants and Gardens.
Book Number: 4661
London: Heinemann, 1965. First edition. Large 8vo. Cloth Hard Cover. 244pp. Colour frontispiece. B/w plates. Index. Very good/ Good. torn & chipped d/w.
Keywords: gardens gardening plants history oriental arab itialian sculpted french boatany landscaping
Price: $15.00

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