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1 Restoring American Gardens: An Encyclopedia of Heirloom Ornamental Plants 1640-1940
Adams, Denise Wiles Timber Press Oregon, USA 2004 0881926191 / 9780881926194 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Minor bruising to spine ends and a short tear to the bottom edge of the dust jacket at the spine. Clean condition. No names, inscriptions or other marks. A slight wave to the bottom textblock edge. Dust jacket not price clipped [29.99]. 419pp. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear. A VERY HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations outside the UK mainland as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. Small surcharge may apply to UK highlands and islands and N. Ireland; larger surcharge for overseas destinations. NO additional charges for sending within the UK mainland. 305175 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
16 A Zest for Herbs: Choosing, Using, and Designing with Garden Herbs
Holmes, Caroline; Introduction By Tim Knox Mitchell Beazley International Ltd London, United Kingdom 2004 1840008652 / 9781840008654 Hard Cover Fine Fine 4to - 10.25" (26cm) Tall 
The dust jacket is protected in a removable clear film sleeve. 160pp. 028167 
Price: 8.50 GBP

 
 
2 Gardens on a Higher Level: For Windows, Balconies and Courtyards
Ashberry, Anne ; line drawings and photographs by N. Creina Glegg The Garden Book Club Charing Cross Road, London 1969 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original green boards, a little faded at spine ends. The binding is firm and pages clean. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed at spine ends and corners. 152pp. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear film sleeve. This is loose-fitting and does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way. 305554 
Price: 4.50 GBP

 
17 The Beginner's Garden
King, Mrs. Francis Charles Scribner's Sons New York and London 1927 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original boards, faded at the edges and spine. Spine dull. Light rubs to spine ends. The binding is firm and pages clean. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Foredges deckled / untrimmed. pp. xii, 125. 305470 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
3 Gardens on a Higher Level: For Windows, Balconies and Courtyards
Ashberry, Anne ; line drawings and photographs by N. Creina Glegg The Garden Book Club Charing Cross Road, London 1969 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original green boards, a little faded at spine ends. The binding is firm and pages clean. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed at spine ends and corners and is quite noticeably darkened / browned at the spine and all edges. 152pp. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear film sleeve. This is loose-fitting and does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way. 305555 
Price: 4.50 GBP

 
18 An Hour in the Garden
Kirton, Meredith Murdoch Books 2006 1740458222 / 9781740458221 Soft Cover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
In very good condition. Clean, tight unmarked. Appears little used / unused. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. A few very minor rubs to corners. 191pp. A HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations outside the UK as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO additional charges for sending within the UK. 046252 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
 
4 The Natural Gardener
Bourne, Val Frances Lincoln Limited 2004 0711228124 / 9780711228122 Soft Cover New 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Brand new paperback. RRP 14.99. Winner of The Garden Writers' Guild Book of the Year Award 2005 The Natural Gardener shows exactly how you can use organic principles to create not only a healthy garden, with the balance to control garden pests and other hazards in an environmentally friendly way, but also one that has a special beauty. The book is brimful of ideas and information on how to create a rich, healthy, living landscape where the snuffle of a hedgehog, the moving shimmer of insects, or a cloud of butterflies are as much a dimension of the pleasure the garden brings as the beauty of the diverse range of flowers, fruits and leaves that sustain them. 168pp. 037071 
Price: 7.99 GBP

 
19 Garden Guide
Koch-Isenburg, Ludwig Thames and Hudson London 1965 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Green cloth boards. Both the book and dust jacket are in very good, clean condition. Slightly faded spine and minor bruising to dust jacket edges. No names, inscriptions or other marks. 251pp. This book shows how the garden can be planned to play its part in modern living. New plants, new materials, new designs call for fresh skills in garden design and layout. 304677 
Price: 4.50 GBP

 
 
5 The Natural Gardener: The Way We All Want to Garden
Bourne, Val Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd 2004 0711228124 / 9780711228122 Soft Cover New 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Brand new paperback. RRP 14.99. Winner of The Garden Writers' Guild Book of the Year Award 2005 The Natural Gardener shows exactly how you can use organic principles to create not only a healthy garden, with the balance to control garden pests and other hazards in an environmentally friendly way, but also one that has a special beauty. The book is brimful of ideas and information on how to create a rich, healthy, living landscape where the snuffle of a hedgehog, the moving shimmer of insects, or a cloud of butterflies are as much a dimension of the pleasure the garden brings as the beauty of the diverse range of flowers, fruits and leaves that sustain them. 168pp. 041233 
Price: 7.99 GBP

 
20 Thorn, Fire and Lily : Gardening with God in Lent and Easter
Mossendew, Jane Burns & Oates 2004 0826470645 / 9780826470645 Paperback NEW 8vo - 8.5" Tall 
Brand new paperback. 184pp. 036072 
Price: 5.99 GBP

 
 
6 Earthworms Unlimited
Brown, Amy Kangaroo Press Pty.Ltd ,Australia East Roseville, NSW, Australia 1997 0864176317 / 9780864176318 Soft Cover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Creasing to the top corners of the covers. Otherwise very good, clean and tight condition. No names or inscriptions. 80pp. This book provides practical information for those who want to try their hand at raising and breeding earthworms. From tips on planning your project to basic equipment, storage and harvesting, it provides a complete overview of the essentials of backyard earthworm farming. And for those who want to make money, it shows how worm farming can be a very profitable venture. 006040 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
21 Surrey Gardens
Parker, Eric ; illustrated by William McLaren B. T. Batsford Ltd London 1954 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. First edition. Original green boards. Small bump to the bottom corner of the front board. Binding nice and firm and pages clean. A little foxing to the top outer closed textblock edge. pp. xii, 259. The dust jacket is very good - has a few minor rubs to the edges, a short nick in the bottom edge of the front cover and front flap price clipped. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. 105658 
Price: 7.50 GBP

 
 
7 The Commonsense Gardener
Buczacki, Stefan Frances Lincoln 2004 0711222649 / 9780711222649 Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Hardback and dust jacket in near fine condition. Sight rubs to the corners. Appears unused. Dust jacket RRP 19.99. 176pp. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear. A HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations outside the UK as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO additional charges for sending within the UK. 304680 
Price: 7.50 GBP

 
22 Conservatory and Indoor Plants, Volume 2
Phillips, Roger; Rix, Martyn Pan Macmillan London, United Kingdom 1998 0330373765 / 9780330373760 Soft Cover Near Fine 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Large soft back in excellent, near fine condition. RRP. 16.99. Clean, tight and unmarked. 319pp. A HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations outside the UK as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO additional charges for sending within the UK. 027472 
Price: 7.50 GBP

 
 
8 The Organic Vegetable Gardener
Cuthbertson, Yvonne Guild of Master Craftsmen Publications Lewes, East Sussex 2011 1861088167 / 9781861088161 Soft cover New Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
New soft back. RRP. 14.99. 175pp. This book offers everything readers need to know to grow tasty organic vegetables outdoors - whether in a garden, allotment or on their window ledge! It is suitable for beginners and includes a handy directory. This latest title, from a growing and successful series, is by an UK author. A productive, attractive vegetable garden bursting with colour and flavour forms the heart and soul of any garden, no matter how small. The satisfaction gained from knowing where your food has come from, that it is fresh, seasonal and free from toxic chemicals cannot be beaten. "The Organic Vegetable Gardener" allows you to discover the joy of growing your own mouth-watering organic crops, covering all aspects of preparation and cultivation through to harvesting. All the practical information you'll need to get started is covered - choosing the best site, preparation and design. Sowing seed, growing plants indoors and outdoors, in containers or in beds, crop rotation, dealing with pests and diseases and harvesting are also explained in detail. Finally, a comprehensive directory of popular vegetable species and varieties provides an easy-reference guide when choosing what to grow. 300738 
Price: 7.50 GBP

 
23 Gardening For The Million
Pink, Alfred T. Fisher Unwin London Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
No date stated. c. 1910s. Attractive decorative cloth binding. Very minor rubs at spine ends. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Foxing to foredges and endpapers. Colour frontispiece illustration of sweet peas. 267pp. 300454 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
 
9 Southwest Gardening: A book written in simple language for the gardening novice residing in the Southwest - New Mexico and the states surrounding it
Doolittle, Rosalie; Tiedebohl, Harriet The University of New Mexico Press 1991 0826300278 / 9780826300270 9th Printing Soft Cover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
In very good clean condition, but there is a lightened patch on the spine / part of the back cover of the book. No names or inscriptions. 222pp. 050138 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
24 From Bud to Seed: Great Annuals
Sharp, Carol (photographs) ; Foster, Clare (words by) Conran Octopus London 2001 1840911905 / 9781840911909 Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback and dust jacket are both in excellent, fine condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Clean and tight. 96pp. 306117 
Price: 4.50 GBP

 
 
10 Proteas For Pleasure: How to Grow and Identify them
Eliovson, Sima ; with a foreword by Professor H. B. Rycroft Howard Timmins Cape Town, South Africa 1965 1st Edition Hardcover Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
White hardback boards - these discoloured. Inside - light foxing and some grubby marks to the endpapers. Previous owner's name and address written on the reverse of the second front free endpaper. Dust jacket is chipped and grubby at the edges [ingrained marks - book has been cleaned]. Not price-clipped. The dust jacket is now protected in a loose clear film sleeve (does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). First edition. 228pp. 24cm. 300037 
Price: 12.50 GBP

 
25 Rural Life, Described and Illustrated. In the Management of Horses, Dogs, Cattle, Sheep, Pigs, Poulty &c.; Their Treatment in Health and Disease; with authentic information on all that relates to Modern Farming, Gardening, Shooting, Angling, &c., &c. and a Complete System of Modern Veterinary Practice. Illustrated with upwards of 100 steel engravings. [Complete 12 Divisions in One Volume, with Index]
Sherer, John The London Printing and Publishing Company, Limited [c.1868-1870] London and New York 1870 Half Leather Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Date of publication is not stated but is c. 1868-1870 [ref. British Library]. A sturdy half-calf binding with red spine label and black cloth boards. Presents nicely though there are rubs, bumps and marks to the binding and some tiny paint speckles to the boards. Faded ring marks to the front board. Faults need to be noted but this copy is better than it sounds. Joints are strong. Spine in 5 compartments with imitation bands. Original blue marbled endpapers. All edges marbled though dulled. Some foxing throughout. Some stains to the edges of a few plates, particularly the ones towards the front and back of the book. Surface cracks to inner hinges but binding firm. No names or inscriptions. pp. xvi, 1016. A HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations outside the UK mainland as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. Small surcharge may apply to UK highlands and islands and N. Ireland; larger surcharge for overseas destinations. NO additional charges for sending within the UK mainland. 306109 
Price: 105.00 GBP

 
 
11 Gardens and Gardening (Blackwell's Learning Library, No. 3)
Gagg, J. C. ; illustrations by Kathleen Gell Basil Blackwell Oxford 1974 0631063900 / 9780631063902 Hard Cover Near Fine No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Laminated pictorial boards. Similar in style to a Ladybird book. Excellent, unmarked condition. Appears barely opened. There is a slightly darkened strip to the edge of the front cover. No names, inscriptions or other marks. 64pp. 035245 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
26 The Amateur Greenhouse
Shewell-Cooper, W. E. Gardening Book Club Charing Cross Road, London 1940 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback, no dust jacket. Original green cloth. Corners and spine ends are lightly bumped. Top edge tinted green. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Good, clean condition. pp. x, 277. 307732 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
12 Pukeiti: New Zealand's Finest Rhododendron Garden
Greenfield, Pat David Bateman Auckland 1997 1869532864 / 9781869532864 First Edition Hardcover Good Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall Signed by Other
With a chapter on Pukeiti's Flora and Fauna by Graham Smith - Director of the Pukeiti Rhododendron Trust and the book is signed by him on the title page (dated 2001). Some quite heavy bumps to the top corners, and to a lesser extent, top corner of the textblock. Gift inscription written in ink on the front endpaper. Otherwise good. Binding sound. 120pp. A good reference copy. A large and HEAVY book - a significant postage surcharge will apply to orders with a delivery address outside the UK mainland, as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO extra charges for delivery within the UK mainland; small charge likely for highlands, islands and N. Ireland. 104914 
Price: 8.50 GBP

 
27 A Year at Kew
Smith, Rupert ; foreword by Alan Titchmarsh BBC Books 2005 0563522828 / 9780563522829 Soft cover Near Fine Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Second hand soft back in excellent, near fine condition. Clean, tight and unmarked. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. 192pp. 305243 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
13 Gardening in the Tropics
Greensill, T. M. Evans Brothers Limited 1964 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Red cloth binding. No names or inscriptions. Very clean condition. Small unobtrusive previous owner's address sticker on the front pastedown (top edge). The dust jacket is slightly rubbed and nicked at the edges. DJ discoloured in patches on the back cover. Now protected in a removable clear film sleeve. 271pp. 016354 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
28 Home Grown: A Practical Guide to Self-sufficiency and Living the Good Life
Soil Association ; Foreword by Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall Gaia Books | Octopus 2009 1856753158 / 9781856753159 Soft Cover New 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Brand new book. RRP 9.99. Filled with ideas for making small changes as well as advice on establishing a completely organic lifestyle, this practical guide will show you how to produce home-grown organic food, teach you basic animal husbandry, give you tips on how to minimize pollution and even save money on your electricity bill. So whether you aspire to complete self-sufficiency or just a greener home, this book is an indispensable guide. 208pp. 052298 
Price: 8.99 GBP

 
 
14 The Gardener's Guide to Growing Daylilies
Grenfell, Diana David & Charles 1998 0715306952 / 9780715306956 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Both the book and dust jacket are in very good, clean condition. No names or inscriptions. Dust jacket looks slightly faded. Not price clipped. 160pp. 304688 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
29 Growing Your Own Fruit & Veg For Dummies
Stebbings, Geoff Wiley 2009 0470699604 / 9780470699607 Soft cover New Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
New paperback. RRP. 15.99. 416pp. 23.5cm. This practical manual gives you the lowdown on everything from finding the right tools and choosing which plants to grow, to nurturing your crops and bringing in your first harvest. Easy-to-follow advice. 301028 
Price: 8.99 GBP

 
 
15 Country House Garden [SIGNED by the author]
Hatchett, David David & Charles 1983 0715382500 / 9780715382509 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - 9.5" Tall Signed by Author
SIGNED by the author on the title page. No previous ownership names or inscriptions. A slight shallow scored mark on the front cover of the dust jacket. 192pp. Not price-clipped, the dust jacket is supplied in a loose archival quality protective film sleeve (does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). 044177 
Price: 22.00 GBP

 
30 Crops in Pots (Green Guides)
Strauss, Rachelle ; foreword by Pippa Greenwood Flame Tree Publishing 2011 1847867197 / 9781847867193 Soft cover New Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
New soft back. RRP 9.99. 256pp. Like the idea of growing your own fruit, veg and herbs but don't have the room or energy? "Crops in Pots" is a user-friendly guide to getting a taste of self-sufficiency, growing wherever you can grab the space - whether it be your patio, balcony or window sill. Apart from the many joys of growing your own food, the benefits of container gardening are manifold: accessibility, portability, soil choice, easier pest and disease control...Find out how to get started and choose your pots, how to grow and harvest - including the most appropriate crops for small spaces, how to deal with problems and lots of great tips on how to be successful on a shoestring. 306122 
Price: 4.99 GBP

 
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