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updated 10/18/2017

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Crafts, Wreaths, Pressed Flowers

1
  Lavender, Lovage and Lemongrass Hazel Evans
2
  Dried Flowers Jan &Michael Gertley
3
  Everlasting Floral Gifts Pulleyn & Mautor
4
  Everlastings Patricia Thorpe
5
  Flower Drying Handbook Dolly Morris
6
  discard
7
  The Book of Potpourri Penny Black
8
  The Book of Dried Flowers M.Hiller & C.Hilton
9
  The Book of Pressed Flowers Penny Black
10
  The Wreath Book Rob Pulleyn
General Garden Techniques
1
  A-Z Encyclopedia of Garden Plants Christopher Brickell & Judith Zuk
2
  Butterfly Gardening for the South Geyata Ajilvsgi
3
  Gardening and Landscape Techniques Rodale Press
4
  Gardening Success Peter Mchoy, 2001
5
  New Western Garden Book Sunset - copy 1, 1979
6
  New Western Garden Book Sunset - copy 2, 1990
7
  Pat Welsh's Southern California Gardening Pat Welsh - copy 1,1992
8
  Pat Welsh's Southern California Gardening Pat Welsh - copy 2, 1992
9
  Reader's Digest Illustrated Guide to Gardening Reader's Digest Publishing
10
  Step by Step Successful Gardening Gerald Knox
11
  The City and Town Gardener-Small Spaces Handbook Linda Yang - Human House
12
  The New Garden Book Gerald Knox
13
  The Practical Gardener Reader's Digest Publishing
14
  Waterwise Gardening Sunset Publishers, 1990
15
  Western Landscape Sunset Publishers,1998
16
  HGTV Flower Gardening
17
  Backyard Composting John Roulac
18
  How to Build and Use Greenhouses Jeff Williams
19
  The Complete Book of Gardening Marshall Cavendish
20
  Step by Step Successful Gardening Gerald Knox Better Homes and Gardens
21
  Care and Maintenance of S. California Native Plant Gardens Bart O'Brian
22
  Gardening Made Easy Vol. 5 Step by Step series binder
23
  Sunset Wesstern Garden Book:Easy Care Plantings Sunset Publishers
Landscape Design
1
  Design and Plant Mixed Borders Noel Kingsbury
2
  Flower Garden Designs Penelope Hophouse
3
  Gardening with Color Sunset Publishing - copy 1
4
  Gardening with Color Sunset Publishing - copy 2
5
  Gardens by Design Peter Loewer
6
  Hillside Landscaping Sunset Publishing, 2002
7
  Landscaping with Herbs Jim Wilson
8
  Landscaping Illustrated Sunset Publishing
9
  Landscaping with Nature Jeff Cox
10
  Landscaping with Stone Marianne Liparovich
11
  Making the Most of Your Backyard Sunset Publishing
12
  Plants for Natural Gardens Judith Philllips
13
  The Big Book of Kitchen Gardens Time Life Publishers
14
  The Damp Garden Beth Chatto
15
  The Natural Habitat Garden K.Druse & M Roach
16
  Planting Green Roofs and Living Walls N.Dunnett, N. Kingsburry 2004
17
  Patio, Roofs and Gazebos with Sunset Don Vandervort 2002
18
  Tauntons Landscaping Ideas That Work J.M.Messeruy 2013
19
  Edible Landscaping second entry, see Veg. Rosalind Creasy
Floral Design
1
  Designing by Types Nat'l Garden Clubs - copy 1, 2008
2
  Designing by Types Nat'l Garden Clubs - copy 2, 2008
3
  Designing by Types Nat'l Garden Clubs - copy 3, 2008
4
  Flower Arranging Expert D.G.Hessayon, 2000
5
  Flower Arranging Expert D.G.Hessayon, 2006
6
  Flowers, The Complete Book of Floral Design Paula Pryke
7
  Floral Style Vena Lefferts
8
  Florist Review Design School journal Floral Design School Publications
9
  Modern Designs in Floral Art PamelaHailstone
10
  New Dimensions in Floral Design Marie Miller
11
  The Complete Guide to Flower Arranging and Foliage edited by Iris Webb, 1982
12
  101 How To Favorites Florist Review 2004
13,14
  two copies of CD's and instructions for floral design wht binders with instructions and cd National Garden Clubs
15
  Flower Arranging by Better Homes and Gardens
House Plants
1
  Foliage House Plants James U. Crockett
2
  Success with Houseplants Anthony Huxley
3
  The Houseplant Survival Manual William Davidson
4
  The Indoor Garden Book John Brookes
5
  1000 Beautiful Houseplants Jack Kramer
6
  Forcing, etc. Indoor Bulbs, Trailers, and Houseplants Katherine Whiteside 1999
Herbs and Spices
1
  Flowering Herbs Magie Oster
2
  Gerard's Herbal Marcus Woodward
3
  Herbal Treasures Phyllis V. Shaudys
4
  Landscaping with Herbs Jim Wilson
5
  Landscaping Herbs Collins &Giles
6
  The Encyclopedia of Herbs, Spices and Flavorings E.L.Ortiz
7
  Today's Herbal Health Louise Tenney
8
  Your Backyard Herb Garden Miranda Smith
Garden by Types
1
  Allergy Free Gardening Thomas Ogren
2
  Color Garden Malcolm Hilliers 1995 DK Press
3
  Cottage Gardens Phillip Edinger
4
  Noah's Garden Sara Stein
5
  Potted Gardens Rebecca Cole
6
  The Country Garden Charlie Ryrie
7
  The Free Spirited Garden Susan McClure
8
  The Japanese Art of Miniature Trees and Landscapes Yuji Yoshimura
9
  The New American Backyard Kim Medic
10
  The Tranquil Garden Kay Fairfax
11
  Perennial Garden Plants Gram Stewart Thomas 1976
12
  The Perennial Garden Jeff and Marilyn Cox
13
  Sunset Annuals and Perennials Lane Publishers 1992
14
  Encyclopedia of Ornamental Grasses J.Greenlee ,Rodale Press, 2000
Water & Rock Gardens
1
  discard
2
  Rock Garden Plants Doretta Klabber
3
  Salem Huse Book of the Water Garden Phillip Swindells
4
  The Practical Rock and Water Garden Peter Robinson
5
  The Stapeley Book of Water Gardens Stanley Russel
6
  Sunset Gardens Fountains, Waterfalls and Pools Lane Publishers
Books on Plants or Flowers by Types
Roses
 
1
  All About Roses Dr. Tommy Cairns
2
  Climbing Roses Christopher Warner
3
  Colorful World of Roses Xenia Field
4
  Successful Rose Gardening Douglas Jimerson
5
  History of the Rose R. Shepard 1954
Amaryllis
 
1
  Amaryllis Star Oekenga
Bulbs
 
1
  Beautiful Bulbs Brennan & Luebermann
2
  Bulbs American Horticultural Society Publisher
3
  The Complete Book of Bulbs Marhew & Swindells
4
  The Outdoor Potted Bulb Rob Proctor
Ferns
 
1
  The Fern Dictionary Wilbur Olsen
Orchids
 
1
  Orchids for the South Jack Kramer
2
  Orchids Simplified Henry Jaworski
3
  The International Book of Orchids P.Francis Hunt
4
  Gardener's Guide to Growing Orchids Wilma & Brian Rittershausen
Perennials
 
1
  Perennial Garden Color William Welch
2
  Perennials James Crockett
3
  Perennials Susan Bales
4
  The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Perennials Marshall Craigmyle
5
  Perennial Combinations C.Celston Burrel Rodale Press 1999
6
  The Perennial Garden Jeff and Marilyn Cox
Cactus/Succulents
1
  Cacti and Succulents American Horticulture Society Publisher
2
  Decorative Cacti Rudolf Subik
3
  South African Aloes Barbara Jeppe
4
  The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Succulents and Cacti G. Rowley
5
  The Punctured Thumb George Ashley
6
  Sunset Cactus and Succulents from editors of Sunset 1991 techniques
Sages
 
The Sage Garden Ann LoveJoy
Australian Plants
1
  Australian Native Plants Golden Guide Books
Trees
 
1
  The Book of Trees William Grimm
2
  The Essentials of Bonsai Ed. Of Shufunatomo
3
  The Simple Act of Planting a Tree Andy and Katie Lipkis
4
  Time Life Books: Trees James Crockett
5
  Time Life Books: Evergreens James Crockett
6
  Trees Alan J. Coombes
7
  Oak, The Frame of Civilization William B. Logan
8
  Taylor's 50 Best Trees editor Francis Tenenbaum Houghton Mifflin Co
9
  A Californian's Guide to the Trees Among Us Matt Ritter 2011
10
  Exceptional Trees of Los Angeles Donald Hodel 1988
Wild Flowers
1
  discard
Fruits and Vegetables
1
  Growing Fruit in Your Backyard Lee Reich
2
  The Complete Book of Fruit Dick Pijpers
3
  Tomatoes American Horticultural Society Books
4
  Vegetables American Horticultural Society Books
5
  The Big Book of Kitchen Gardens Time Life Books
6
  All About Vegetables-Growing Them without a Vegetable Garden Chevron/edited by Waler Doty
7
  Edible Landscaping Rosalind Creasy 2010
Additional Interesting Books
Reference
 
1
  Roberts Rules of Order 11th edition 2011
2
  A Gardener's Latin Richard Bird
3
  An Illustrated Guide to Attracting Birds Susan Warton
4
  The Gardeners Butterfly Book Alan Brankagen, Nat'l Home Garden Club
5
  Brilliance Phillip Glade
6
  Encyclopedia of Organic Gardening Rodale Press from Organic Garden Magazine
7
  Golden Poppies a picture book Gioge Lepp 2004
8
  Rodale's Successful Organic Gardening: Perennials Rodale Press 1993
9
  Growing North America's Favorite Plants Deen Day Smith
10
  Encyclopedia of Judging and Exhibiting Esther Ham'el 1982
11
  Living Plants of the World Lorus & Margery Milne
12
  Living with Plants Donna Schumann
13
  Place That Plant Frances Welland
14
  75 Great American Garden Plants William Barrick
15
  Plants for Southern California Homes MWD
16
  Table Settings for All Seasons June Wood & Deen Day Smith
17
  The Garden Book John Brookes
18
  Southern California Gardens-A History Victoria Padilla 1961
19
  The Insect Guide Ralph and SuZan Swain 1948
20
  NGC Guide to Butterflies 2 copies printed In bright green folders, reprinted from website
21
  The California Gardener's Book of Lists Catherine Yronwode and Eileen Smith 1998
22
  Horticulture Exhibiting and Judging Supplement to NGCI Handbook for Flower Shows 2012
23
  Handbook for Flower Shows Copy 1 National Garden Clubs, Inc. 2017
24
  Handbook for Flower Shows Copy 2 National Garden Clubs, Inc. 2017
Water wise
1
  Reimaging the California Lawn Bornstein, Fross, O'Brien 2011
2
  Sunset Backyard Style-Waterwise Ideas Sunset Publishers 2015 Kathleen Brenzel
3
  Care and Maintenance of S. California Native Plant Gardens Bart O'Brian copy 1
4
  Care and Maintenance of S. California Native Plant Gardens Bart O'Brian copy 2
5
  Selected California Native Plants in Color Sovatuga Horticulture Society
6
  Sunset: Waterwise Gardening Sunset Publishing 1991
7
  The Dry Garden Mark Rumarg Wayside Gardens 1995