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Vintage Garden Books
Sensational old Garden Books for sale including A Garden Book for Houston, Agronomy Gardening for High Schools, Arboricultureby Richard Harris, Australian Country Woman's Garden by Holly Kerr Forsyth, Complete Book of Composting, Critters signed by Bill Zak, Field Guide to Wildflowers, Food for Plants vintage William Myers, Gardening in a Small Greenhouse, Gardening Indoors by George Van Patten, Grow With Your Plants signed by Lynn and Joel Rapp, Orchids in Color, Organic Plant Protection, Treasury of American Gardens, The Ultimate Herb Book, and more! Many of these are vintage, out of print books, some are signed. They make marvelous gifts!
Hard covered book titled AGRONOMY A Course in Practical Gardening more. for High Schools by Willard Nelson Clute. 1913, 296 pages.Topics include: A LESSON IN CHEMISTRY ORIGIN OF THE SOIL TYPES OF SOILS CONDITIONS AFFECTING SOIL FERTILITY THE ORGANIZATION OF THE PLANT THE ELEMENTS NEEDED BY PLANTS FERTILIZERS THE PLANT IN RELATION TO TEMPERATURE, LIGHT, & MOISTURE GARDEN MAKING TILLAGE FORCING & RETARDING PLANTS PROPAGATION DECORATIVE PLANTING PRUNING PLANT DISEASES INSECT PESTS PLANT BREEDING THE ORIG less
2 books, one titled ALL ABOUT PRUNING The Complete Guide to the Pruning of Trees, Shrubs, Vines and Perennials more. by Ortho Books, 1978, 96 pages, full color illustrations & photographs. ISBN 0917102738
PRUNING'S SIMPLE RULES
TOOLS & TECHNIQUES
FRUIT & NUT TREES
RHODODENDRONS & AZALEAS
FRUITING VINES & SHRUBS
GREEN ART FORMS
AN ILLUSTRATED GLOSSARY
and the other is titled ALL ABOUT VEGETABLES South Edition, Edited by Walter Doty, Publish less
Hard covered book titled ARBORICULTURE, CARE OF TREES, SHRUBS, AND VINES IN THE LANDSCAPE by Richard W more. Harris, 1983, 688 pages. If you are interested in landscape horticulture, urban forestry, landscape architecture, nursery production, landscape construction, and the management of parks and gardens, this book is for you.
Some of the topics include:
Shrubs, and Vines,
Transplanting Large Plants,
Diagnosing Plant Problems,
and much more.
Hard covered book titled THE AUSTRALIAN COUNTRY WOMAN'S GARDEN more. by Holly Kerr Forsyth. Foreword by Sir Roy Strong, 1998, 176 pages.This is the story of 200 years of gardening in Australia, seen through 21 glorious gardens which have been created, and are maintained today, by women. From Nindooinbah in Queensland and Markdale in New South Wales, to Cruden Farm in Victoria, Woodsoak in South Australia and Dunedin in Tasmania, the diversity of Australian gardens and gardeners is celebrated in this book. The author takes you on a tour around each garden, an less
Soft covered book titled THE BIG BOOK OF GARDENING SKILLS by the Editors of Garden Way Publishing, 1993, 346 pages more. For beginners and advanced gardeners, this generously illustrated volume is the guide to growing flowers, fruits, herbs, vegetables, lawns, and shrubs. Clearly organized by topic with added charts, tables, and over 450 illustrations to help you plan, plant, and maintain beautiful, healthy, and productive gardens, this is the kind of book you can sit down and read from cover to cover or jump in and find just the answer you need. This book is in VG+ condition, pages clean and intact, and the bin less
Hard covered book titled BONSAI The Art of Growing and Keeping Miniature Trees more. by Peter Chan, 1988, ISBN 0-89009-946-4, 174 pages.Lifting, propagation, pruning - these and all the other techniques necessary for transforming collected or bought plant material into bonsai are explained in step by step illustrations accompanied by clear concise text. The right tools for each task are identified and recommendations made as to which tree species are best suited for training into bonsai styles.This book is in VG condition, pages clean and intact, and the binding is tight. D less
2 soft covered gardening books.
THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK OF HOUSE PLANTS by Joan Lee Fuast more. 1973, 274 pages
THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK OF VEGETABLE GARDENING by Joan Lee Faust, 1975, 282 pages.
Learn the A to Z of plants and vegetables, both books with detailed illustrations.
They are in Good condition. The pages are clean and intact, and the bindings are tight. A must have for your gardening library! less
Hard covered book titled THE COMPLETE BOOK OF COMPOSTING by the staff of Organic Gardening and Farming Magazine J more.I. Rodale, Editor in Chief, Rodale Books Inc., 12th Printing, 1971, 1,007 pages, cloth bound.Chapters include: HISTORY OF COMPOST THE BASICS OF COMPOST COMPOSTING METHODS FOR THE GARDENER TESTING & JUDGING THE CONDITION OF COMPOST GARDEN COMPOSTING IN VARIOUS SECTIONS OF THE COUNTRY MATERIALS FOR COMPOSTING EQUIPMENT FOR COMPOSTING WHEN TO USE COMPOST HOW TO USE COMPOST IS TOO MUCH COMPOST HARMFUL? COMPOSTING METHODS FOR THE FARMER ANIMAL MANURE IN COMPOS less
Hard covered book titled CRITTERS Common Household and Garden Pests of Texas by Bill Zak more. Autographed by the author, 1984, Taylor Publishing Company, Dallas, Texas, 240 pages, over 500 color photographs.Whether you're a gardener with a new crop of tomatoes on the vine or a homeowner in fear of your life, you will find Critters to be the definitive guide to identifying and coping with the common pests of Texas and the Southwest. Everything you need to know about pest is here, from A to Z. This signed book is in VG+ condition, pages clean and intact, and the binding is tigh less
Soft covered book titled FARM BOOK AND ALMANAC Cities Service Oil Company more. 1953. 51 pages.Book is in Good condition. The cover is chipped, lightly soiled and scuffed. Small hole through the upper left corner where is was hung on the wall. The pages clean and intact, binding is tight. less
Hard covered book titled A FIELD GUIDE TO WILDFLOWERS of Northeastern & North Central North America by Roger Peterson and Margaret McKenny more. A Visual Approach Arranged by Color, Form, and Detail, Illustrations by Roger Peterson, 1968, cloth bound, with mylar jacket, 420 pages.Sections include: WHITE OR WHITISH FLOWERS YELLOW FLOWERS ORANGE FLOWERS PINK TO RED FLOWERS VIOLET TO BLUE FLOWERS GREEN & BROWN FLOWERSThis book is in VG+ condition, pages clean and intact, and the binding is tight. A previous owner's name is inside the front cover. Cover is lightly soiled. less
Hard covered book titled FOOD FOR PLANTS New Edition with Supplementary Notes more. Edited and Published by William Myers, Chilean Nitrate Committee, Twelfth Edition, 200 pages.Included is the results of original investigations and experiments in Highlands Experimental Farms, made under the personal direction of the late Professor E.B. Voorhees. The recorded experiments demonstrate the value of Nitrate of Soda in the scheme of rational fertilization on a practical scale. The investigations have covered more particularly the questions of amount of Nitrate and other ch less
Hard covered book titled A GARDEN BOOK FOR HOUSTON River Oaks Garden Club more. Second Revised Edition, Third Printing, 1966, Printed in Houston by Gulf Printing Company, 164 pages. Topics include: THE CIRCLE OF THE YEAR & COLOR CHART FOR GARDENERS DESIGN IN THE GARDEN SOILS & SOIL IMPROVEMENT DRAINAGE WATERING LAWNS TREES FRUIT TREES & FRUITS CONIFEROUS EVERGREENS HEDGES SHRUBS GRAY LEAVED PLANTS VINES GROUND COVERS AZALEAS CAMELLIAS ROSES BULBS GARDEN FLOWERS COLOR IN THE GARDEN THE SHADE less
Hard covered book titled GARDENING FOR FOOD AND FUN. Signed book with a Letter from Congressman Bob Gammage dated November 2, 1977 more. 392 pages.
This is a practical book for gardeners of all types, from the beginner to the proficient. There are four sections: Introduction to Gardening, Home Garden Vegetables, Fruits & Nuts, and Home Food Preservation. This book is in VG+ condition. Pages are clean and intact, and the binding is tight. A must have for any gardener! less
Soft covered book titled GARDENING INDOORS by George Van Patten, 1995, 200 pages, illustrated more.This "how to" book unlocks the door to the world of gardening indoors under fluorescent and high intensity discharge (HID) lamps. Fluorescent lamps help seedlings and low light plants start earlier and grow stronger. This books combines the basics of gardening and electrical lighting in a single volume. Eat vine ripened vegetables and enjoy fresh flowers daily regardless of the seasons!Chapters include: INDOOR GARDENING LIGHT, LAMPS & ELECTRICITY SOIL & CONTAINERS less
Hard covered book titled GARDENING UNDER GLASS An Illustrated Guide to the Greenhouse by Jerome A more. Eaton, 1973, First Printing, 306 pages.Topics include: Choosing a Site Maintaining Climate Using the Newest Horticultural Techniques Selecting Plants With Charts & Photographs.This book is in VG+ condition, pages clean and intact and the binding is tight. A must have for anyone interested in Greenhouse Gardening! less