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Books filed under "Cultivation"

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.

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.

Clivias by Harold Koopowitz

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

The Orchid in Lore and Legend by Luigi Berliocchi

This elegant survey of the orchid treats its place in legend and suggests the impact that these exotic plants had on the temperate European mind.

Phalaenopsis: A Monograph by Eric Christenson

A timely and definitive monograph on the most widely grown orchids in today's market.

Tree Ferns by Mark F. Large and John E. Braggins

Provides detailed descriptions of tree fern families, genera, and species, including those suitable for the home garden.

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.

Peonies by Allan Rogers

Captures not only the flavor, charm, and history of the peony but also expert information about the genus and its many cultivars.