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Books filed under "Beginner"

The Truth About Garden Remedies: What Works, What Doesn't, and Why by Jeff Gillman

The how and why — and sometimes the why not — for more than 100 gardening practices. $12.95

A Child's Garden: 60 Ideas to Make Any Garden Come Alive for Children by Molly Dannenmaier

How to create enchanting outdoor spaces for children and their parents and grandparents. $19.95

Down to Earth with Helen Dillon by Helen Dillon

The renowned Helen Dillon encapsulates her lifetime of gardening know-how in her inimitable witty style. $29.95

Timber Press Pocket Guide to Hostas by Diana Grenfell and Michael Shadrack

Over 280 outstanding hostas ranging from tried-and-true favorites to cutting-edge newcomers. $19.95

Timber Press Pocket Guide to Japanese Maples by Peter Gregory and J. D. Vertrees

Describes and illustrates 300 of the most widely available Japanese maples in North America and Europe. $19.95

A Pacific Northwest Nature Sketchbook by Jude Siegel

A step-by-step guide to outdoor painting that offers dozens of practical tips for combining watercolor and ink. $24.95

The Well-Tended Perennial Garden: Planting & Pruning Techniques (Expanded Edition) by Tracy DiSabato-Aust

The classic volume on the care of perennials, now updated and expanded. $34.95

Designing the New Kitchen Garden: An American Potager Handbook by Jennifer R. Bartley

How the traditional features of the kitchen garden can be adapted to contemporary American needs. $34.95

Insects of the Pacific Northwest by Peter Haggard and Judy Haggard

Ideal for hikers and naturalists, this invaluable field guide describes more than 450 species of common insects. $24.95

Timber Press Pocket Guide to Bulbs by John E. Bryan

Concise, handy guide to 700 bulb species, cultivars, and hybrids, for gardeners of all levels. $19.95

Practical Science for Gardeners by Mary Pratt

A close look at biodiversity, ecology, what plants need to survive, and how these fundamental facts are at the heart of good plant care.