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 A GARDEN BOOK FOR HOUSTON by the River Oaks Garden Club,1963. 164 pages.
This vintage book is in Good condition. The pages clean and intact. Highlighting on some pages.
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Hard covered book titled AGRONOMY A Course in Practical Gardening 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 ORIGIN OF SPECIES OUR CULTIVATED PLANTS Good condition. Pages intact, yellowed from age, writing present on cover page,soiling on the outer page edges. Binding is tight. The cover is scuffed, faded, and soiled.Don't miss the opportunity to add this book to your library!.. Read more
2 books, one titled ALL ABOUT PRUNING The Complete Guide to the Pruning of Trees, Shrubs, Vines and Perennials 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, Published by Chevron Chemical Company, Ortho Division, 1973, 112 pages, previous owners name inside the front cover.
GROWING VEGETABLES WITHOUT A GARDEN
SOIL & COMPOSTING
SEEDS & TRANSPLANTS
INSECTS & DISEASES
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Hard covered book titled ARBORICULTURE, CARE OF TREES, SHRUBS, AND VINES IN THE LANDSCAPE by Richard W. 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.
This sensational book is in VG condition, pages clean and intact, and the binding is tight. A must have for your library!
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Hard covered book titled THE AUSTRALIAN COUNTRY WOMAN'S GARDEN 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, and through more than 200 color photographs, and with delicate watercolors of key garden areas, we too can enjoy their beauty.It is in VG+ condition, pages clean and intact, and the binding is tight... Read more
Soft covered book titled THE BIG BOOK OF GARDENING SKILLS by the Editors of Garden Way Publishing, 1993, 346 pages. 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 binding is tight.
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Hard covered book titled BONSAI The Art of Growing and Keeping Miniature Trees 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. Dust jacket is torn at the edges. A must have for anyone interested in growing Bonsai trees!.. Read more
2 soft covered gardening books
THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK OF HOUSE PLANTS by Joan Lee Fuast, 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!
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Hard covered book titled THE COMPLETE BOOK OF COMPOSTING by the staff of Organic Gardening and Farming Magazine J.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 COMPOSTING APPLYING COMPOST ON THE FARM THE EARTHWORM'S ROLE IN COMPOSTING PERSONAL EXPERIENCES INFLUENCE OF COMPOST ON INSECTS & PLANT DISEASE COMPOST & THE HEALTH OF ANIMALS & MAN SIR ALBERT HOWARD & THE INDORE METHOD MUNICIPAL AND COMMERCIAL COMPOSTING COMPOSTING OVERSEAS USE OF SEWAGE SLUDGE AS COMPOST COMPOSTING INDUSTRIAL WASTES THE.. Read more
Hard covered book titled CRITTERS Common Household and Garden Pests of Texas by Bill Zak, 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 tight. The dust jacket is torn at the edges. Don't miss the opportunity to add this sensational book to your gardening library!.. Read more
Soft covered book titled FARM BOOK AND ALMANAC Cities Service Oil Company. 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... Read more
Hard covered book titled A FIELD GUIDE TO WILDFLOWERS of Northeastern & North Central North America by Roger Peterson and Margaret McKenny, 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. .. Read more