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Award-winning books

Native Plants of the Northeast: A Guide for Gardening & Conservation by Donald J. Leopold

Comprehensive horticultural coverage, unsurpassed by any other single volume. $39.95

The Collector's Garden by Ken Druse

Now in paperback, this classic book invites you into 28 of America's most fascinating private gardens. $29.95

Hydrangeas for American Gardens by Michael A. Dirr

Respected plantsman Michael Dirr explains how to choose from the hundreds of varieties of hydrangeas. $34.95

Native Trees for North American Landscapes by Guy Sternberg

The most authoritative guide to native trees, with more than 650 species and varieties included. $59.95

Gardens in China by Peter Valder

Temple courtyards and imperial tombs — a photographic journey through the striking gardens of China. $59.95

Rock Garden Plants: A Color Encyclopedia by Baldassare Mineo

This authoritative text includes rare and unusual plants as well as proven, readily available garden performers. $59.95

The Garden Plants of China by Peter Valder

The definitive guide, from roses to peonies — no garden can thrive without plants from China. $49.95

Native American Ethnobotany by Daniel E. Moerman

An extraordinary compilation of the plants used by North American native peoples for medicine, food, fiber, dye, and a host of other things. $79.95

Tree Bark: A Color Guide by Hugues Vaucher

Illustrates the rich variety of colors, patterns, and textures of bark from around the world.

Columbines: Aquilegia, Paraquilegia, and Semiaquilegia by Robert Nold

A gardener's guide to 65 species of the popular and lovely columbine.

Penstemons by Robert Nold

A look at 270 species of the beloved genus Penstemon, which is the largest genus endemic to North America.

An Illustrated Encyclopedia of Clematis by Mary Toomey and Everett Leeds

The first picture encyclopedia on the genus to encompass all the garden-worthy species and hybrids.