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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…

Gardening Without Irrigation: or without much, anyway

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Steve Solomon


Gardening expert Steve Solomon has written extensively on gardening techniques for the home gardener. Water conservation is the focus of thi…

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…

About Orchids, a Chat

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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…

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…

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 …

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Making a Rock Garden

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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…

Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 036

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Various


Eighteen short nonfiction works in the public domain, independently chosen by the readers. Topics include the discovery of X-rays, earthquak…

The Vegetable Garden: A Manual for the Amateur Vegetable Gardener

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Ida Dandridge Bennett


This book is a good reference on vegetable gardening. It covers the economic value of a vegetable garden, planning and locating the garden, …

The Eleventh Chronicle: How He Turned to Gardening and His Sword Rested

In Don Rodriguez: Chronicles of Shadow Valley

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Lord Dunsany


A coming of age story blended with a swashbuckling road trip through an mythical "golden age" of Spain. The titular character is e…

Improvements at the Post, and Gardening

In Boots and Saddles

Read by Sue Anderson


Elizabeth Bacon Custer


Elizabeth Custer has penned an engaging portrait of 1870’s life on a U.S. cavalry post in the Dakotas, just before her husband and his troop…

Water-Wise Gardening Science

In Gardening Without Irrigation: or without much, anyway

Read by Betsie Bush


Steve Solomon


Gardening expert Steve Solomon has written extensively on gardening techniques for the home gardener. Water conservation is the focus of thi…

A Book on Rock Gardening

In Movietown Radio Theater


Various


Movietown Radio Theater features Hollywood stars performing in 30 minute shows in a variety of genres.

Introduction, Starting a New Gardening Era

In Gardening Without Irrigation: or without much, anyway

Read by Betsie Bush


Steve Solomon


Gardening expert Steve Solomon has written extensively on gardening techniques for the home gardener. Water conservation is the focus of thi…

The Flower Garden: A Handbook of Practical Garden Lore

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Ida Dandridge Bennett


This book is a good reference on the perennial flower gardening and landscaping. It contains information on growing the plants from seed and…

Elizabeth and her German Garden

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Elizabeth Von Arnim


Elizabeth and Her German Garden is a novel by Elizabeth von Arnim, first published in 1898; it was very popular and frequently reprinted dur…

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