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Books filed under "Cultivation"

Hawthorns and Medlars: A Royal Horticultural Society Plant Collector Guide by James B. Phipps

Detailed information on how to best grow, propagate, and hybridize these plants. $24.95

The Sweet Pea Book by Graham Rice

An inspiring and comprehensive guide for anyone interested in growing these exquisite, fragrant flowers. $19.95

The Himalayan Garden: Growing Plants from the Roof of the World by Jim Jermyn

Allows lowland gardeners to successfully grow the beautiful plants native to the high Himalayas. $34.95

African Orchids in the Wild and in Cultivation by Isobyl la Croix and Eric la Croix

This guide, covering sub-Saharan Africa, includes all African orchids available from nurseries.

Orchid Species Culture: Dendrobium by Margaret L. Baker and Charles O. Baker

Details more than 1200 species of Dendrobium.

Orchid Species Culture: Volume 1: Pescatorea, Paius, Pholidota, Phragmipedium, and Pleione by Margaret L. Baker and Charles O. Baker

This volume covers six popular orchid genera.

Bulbophyllums and Their Allies: A Grower's Guide by Emly S. Siegerist

A practical guide for orchid lovers — covers 375 Bulbophyllum species and 170 related species and hybrids.

Edible and Poisonous Mushrooms of the World by Ian R. Hall, Steven L. Stephenson, Peter K. Buchanan, Wang Yun, and Anthony L. J. Cole

A well-rounded look at the mushrooms of the world.

Columbines: Aquilegia, Paraquilegia, and Semiaquilegia by Robert Nold

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

Clivias by Harold Koopowitz

The first book to detail the genus Clivia, which are classed among the most desirable of all connoisseur plants.

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.

Maples of the World by D. M. van Gelderen, P. C. de Jong, and H. J. Oterdoom

Every known maple is described, including growth habit, distribution, hardiness, and other characteristics.