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Organic Gardener's Composting

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Steve Solomon


The art and science of composting is presented in a humorous and readable manner from the basic elements to the in-depth science. An entire …

The Family Kitchen Gardener

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Robert Buist


The Family Kitchen Gardener contains plain and accurate descriptions (ca 1847) of all the different species and varieties of specifically Am…

ABC of Vegetable Gardening

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Eben Eugene Rexford


This how-to book includes chapters on getting ready, mapping the garden, planting, seeds, early work, house plants, fruits, hot beds and col…

Wood and Garden: Notes and Thoughts, Practical and Critical, of a Working Amate…

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Gertrude Jekyll


Wood and Garden reads like a walk through the garden with reknowned garden designer Gertrude Jekyll as she discusses her plant choices and p…

About Orchids, a Chat

Read by Peter Yearsley


Frederick Boyle


This is not a manual of instruction for orchid growers; though there are many hints on cultivation, and a few paragraphs on how to hybridize…

Making a Rock Garden

Read by Peter Yearsley


Henry Sherman Adams


A short look at building a rock garden, right from the rocks themselves and how to arrange them, to choosing and placing the plants, touchin…

Summer in a Garden and Calvin, A Study of Character

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Charles Dudley Warner


This is Warner's contemplative and humorous account of the wondrous and mysterious workings of a garden he tended for 19 weeks. After this i…

Culinary Herbs: Their Cultivation, Harvesting, Curing and Uses

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Maurice Grenville Kains


This book describes use and care, and growing of herbs for cooking, healing and other interesting miscellaneous information related to herbs…

The New-York Gardener

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P. Agricola


A series of twelve letters from a proud father to a son who has just bought his own farm. The author instructs "my dear son" not t…

The Heron Nest

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W. Bert Foster


Pleasant family drama set in early 1900's or late 1890's upstate New York. The Herron clan, led by heroic, inventive, handicapped older bro…

Dwarf Fruit Trees

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Frank Albert Waugh


This book is a handbook for the home orchardist. The propagation, pruning, choice of variety, and management of dwarf fruit trees, specifica…

Talks About Flowers

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Mary Decker Wellcome


To all Flower Lovers who may read these pages, we come with kindly greetings. To you we dedicate our Work. Encouraged by the many testimonia…