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Books filed under "Botany"

The Complete Book of Garlic: A Guide for Gardeners, Growers, and Serious Cooks by Ted Jordan Meredith

Think you know garlic? Think again. $45.00

A Natural History of Conifers by Aljos Farjon

A compelling and illuminating account of the extraordinary relatives of ordinary garden conifers. $39.95

Ornamental Bamboos by David Crompton

Explores the versatile nature of bamboo, and provides the gardener with cultivation information and landscaping ideas for nearly 200 bamboo varieties. $39.95

Hellebores: A Comprehensive Guide by Colston Burrell and Judith Knott Tyler

The quintessential winter flower in all its beauty — an AHS book award winner. $34.95

Poisonous Plants: A Handbook for Doctors, Pharmacists, Toxicologists, Biologists and Veterinarians (Second Edition) by Dietrich Frohne and Hans Jürgen Pfänder

Identifies toxic plants. $150.00

In Praise of Plants by Francis Hallé

This scholarly yet fun book examines the qualities that make plants unique, so different from animals.

Plant Survival: Adapting to a Hostile World by Brian Capon

The fascinating mechanisms that plants employ to survive in challenging environments.

Tree Bark: A Color Guide by Hugues Vaucher

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

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.

Hardy Gingers: Including Hedychium, Roscoea, and Zingiber by T. M. E. Branney

A guide to the temperate zone and high altitude ginger varieties that are perfectly at home in cooler climates.

Practical Woody Plant Propagation for Nursery Growers by Bruce Macdonald

An exhaustive exposition of propagating methods, from cuttings to tissue culture.

Myxomycetes: A Handbook of Slime Molds by Steven L. Stephenson and Henry Stempen

All the species of slime molds one is likely to encounter.