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updated 9/5/2014

 

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Crafts, Wreaths, Pressed Flowers

 

 

Complete Book of Nature Crafts

Carlson, Cosic, Taylor Rodale Press '92

 

Dried Flowers

Jan &Michael Gertley

 

Everlasting Floral Gifts

Pulleyn & Mautor

 

Everlastings

Patricia Thorpe

 

Flower Drying Handbook

Dolly Morris

 

Simply Handmade

Carol Dahistrom

 

The Book of Potpourri

Penny Black

 

The Book of Dried Flowers

M.Hiller & C.Hilton

 

The Book of Pressed Flowers

Penny Black

 

The Wreath Book

Rob Pulleyn

General Garden Techniques

 

 

A-Z Encyclopedia of Garden Plants

Christopher Brickell & Judith Zuk

 

Butterfly Gardening for the South

Geyata Ajilvsgi

 

Gardening and Landscape Techniques

Rodale Press

 

Gardening Success

Peter Mchoy, 2001

 

New Western Garden Book

Sunset - copy 1, 1979

 

New Western Garden Book

Sunset - copy 2, 1990

 

Pat Welsh's Southern California Gardening

Pat Welsh - copy 1,1992

 

Pat Welsh's Southern California Gardening

Pat Welsh - copy 2, 1992

 

Reader's Digest Illustrated Guide to Gardening

Reader's Digest Publishing

 

Step by Step Successful Gardening

Gerald Knox

 

The City and Town Gardener-Small Spaces Handbook

Linda Yang - Human House

 

The New Garden Book

Gerald Knox

 

The Practical Gardener

Reader's Digest Publishing

 

Waterwise Gardening

Sunset Publishers, 1990

 

Western Landscape

Sunset Publishers,1998

 

HGTV Flower Gardening

 

Backyard Composting

John Roulac

 

How to Build and Use Greenhouses

Jeff Williams

Landscape Design

 

 

Design and Plant Mixed Borders

Noel Kingsbury

 

Flower Garden Designs

Penelope Hophouse

 

Gardening with Color

Sunset Publishing - copy 1

 

Gardening with Color

Sunset Publishing - copy 2

 

Gardens by Design

Peter Loewer

 

Hillside Landscaping

Sunset Publishing, 2002

 

Landscaping with Herbs

Jim Wilson

 

Landscaping Illustrated

Sunset Publishing

 

Landscaping with Nature

Jeff cox

 

Landscaping with Stone

Marianne Liparovich

 

Making the Most of Your Backyard

Sunset Publishing

 

Plants for Natural Gardens

Judith Philllips

 

The Big Book of Kitchen Gardens

TimeLife Publishers

 

The Damp Garden

Beth Chatto

 

The Natural Habitat Garden

K.Druse & M Roach

Floral Design

 

 

Designing by Types

Nat'l Garaden Clubs - copy 1, 2008

 

Designing by Types

Nat'l Garaden Clubs - copy 2, 2008

 

Flower Arranging Expert

D.G.Hessayon, 2000

 

Flower Arranging Expert

D.G.Hessayon, 2006

 

Flowers, The Complete Book of Floral Design

Paula Pryke

 

Floral Style

Vena Lefferts

 

Florist Review Design School journal

Floral Design School Publications

 

Modern Designs in Floral Art

PamelaHailstone

 

New Dimensions in Floral Design

Marie Miller

 

The Complete Guide to Flower Arranging and Foliage

edited by Iris Webb, 1982

 

101 How To Favorites

Florist Review 2004

House Plants

 

 

Foliage House Plants

James U. Crockett

 

Success with Houseplants

Anthony Huxley

 

The Houseplant Survival Manual

William Davidson

 

The Indoor Garden Book

John Brookes

 

1000 Beautiful Houseplants

Jack Kramer

Herbs and Spices

 

 

Flowering Herbs

Magie Oster

 

Gerard's Herbal

Marcus Woodward

 

Herbal Treasures

Phyllis V. Shaudys

 

Landscaping with Herbs

Jim Wilson

 

Landscaping Herbs

Collins &Giles

 

The Encyclopedia of Herbs, Spices and Flavorings

E.L.Ortiz

 

Today's Herbal Health

Louise Tenney

 

Your Backyard Herb Garden

Miranda Smith

Garden by Types

 

 

Allergy Free Gardening

Thomas Ogren

 

Autumn Gardens

Ethne Clark

 

Cottage Gardens

Phillip Edinger

 

Noah's Garden

Sara Stein

 

Potted Gardens

Rebecca Cole

 

The Country Garden

Charlie Ryrie

 

The Free Spirted Garden

Susan McClure

 

The Japanese Art of Miniature Trees and Landscapes

Yuji Yoshimura

 

The New American Backyard

Kim Medic

 

The Tranquil Garden

Kay Fairfax

 

The Perennial Garden

Jeff and Marilyn Cox

Water & Rock Gardens

 

 

Rock Garden Plants

Doretta Klaber

 

Salem Huse Book of the Water Garden

Phillip Swindells

 

The Practical Rock and Water Garden

Peter Robinson

 

The Stapeley Book of Water Gardens

Stanley Russel

Books on Plants or Flowers by Types

 

Roses

 

 

All About Roses

Dr. Tommy Cairns

 

Climbing Roses

Christopher Warner

 

Colorful World of Roses

Xenia Field

 

Successful Rose Gardening

Douglas Jimerson

Amaryllis

 

Amaryllis

Star Oekenga

Bulbs

 

 

Beautiful Bulbs

Brennan & Luebermann

 

Bulbs

American Horticultural Society Publisher

 

The Complete Book of Bulbs

Marhew & Swindells

 

The Outdoor Potted Bulb

Rob Proctor

Ferns

 

The Fern Dictionary

Wilbur Olsen

Orchids

 

 

Orchids for the South

Jack Kramer

 

Orchids Simplified

Henry Jaworski

 

The International Book of Orchids

P.Francis Hunt

 

Gardener's Guide to Growing Orchids

Wilma & Brian Rittershausen

Perennials

 

 

Perennial Garden Color

William Welch

 

Perennials

James Crockett

 

Perennials

Susan Bales

 

The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Perennials

Marshall Craigmyle

 

The Perennial Garden

Jeff and Marilyn Cox

Cactus/Succulents

 

Cacti and Succulents

American Horticulture Society Publisher

 

Decorative Cacti

Rudolf Subik

 

South African Aloes

Barbara Jeppe

 

The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Succulents and Cacti

G. Rowley

 

The Punctured Thumb

George Ashley

Sages

 

The Sage Garden

Ann LoveJoy

Australian Plants

Australian Native Plants

Golden Guide Books

Trees

 

 

The Book of Trees

William Grimm

 

The Essentials of Bonsai

Ed. Of Shufunatomo

 

The Simple Act of Planting a Tree

Andy and Katie Lipkis

 

Trees

Alan J. Coombes

 

Oak, The Frame of Civilization

William B. Logan

Fruit/Vegetables

Lee Reich

 

Growing Fruit in Your Backyard

 

The Complete Book of Fruit

Dick Pijpers

 

Tomatoes

American Horticultural Society Books

 

Vegetables

American Horticultural Society Books

 

The Big Book of Kitchen Gardens

TimeLife Books

Wildflowers

 

Wildflowers of America

HW Rickett

Additional Interesting Books

 

Reference

 

Robert's Rules of Order

11th edition 2011

 

 

 

General

 

 

 

A Gardener's Latin

Richard Bird

 

An Illustrated Guide to Attracting Birds

Susan Warton

 

Brilliance

Phillip Glade

 

Callaway Gardens

James Valentine

 

Garden Color Book

Paul Williams

 

Garden Entertaining

Patricia Horan

 

Growing North America's Favority Plants

Barbara Ellis

 

Holiday Happenings

Deen Day Smith

 

Living Plants of the World

Lorus & Margery Milne

 

Living with Plants

Donna Schumann

 

Place That Plant

Frances Welland

 

75 Great American Garden Plants

William Barrick

 

Plants for Southern California Homes

MWD

 

Table Settings for All Seasons

June Wood & Deen Day Smith

 

The Garden Book

John Brookes