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Books filed under "Ecology"

The Kingdom Fungi: The Biology of Mushrooms, Molds, and Lichens by Steven L. Stephenson

An in-depth exploration of the fascinating world of fungi, as well as their surprising applications. $34.95

Teaming with Microbes: The Organic Gardener's Guide to the Soil Food Web (Revised Edition) by Jeff Lowenfels and Wayne Lewis

Understand the makeup of healthy soil and how to create and maintain an active soil food web. $24.95

Conifers of the World: The Complete Reference by James E. Eckenwalder

The first comprehensive update of conifer taxonomy in nearly a century. $59.95

The Willamette River Field Guide by Travis Williams

This passionately written handbook covers 200 miles of adventure from the Cascades to the Columbia $24.95

A Natural History of Conifers by Aljos Farjon

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

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 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

Ecology for Gardeners by Steven B. Carroll and Steven D. Salt

Become a better gardener by understanding the interactions among organisms that make your garden a miniature ecosystem.

In Praise of Plants by Francis Hallé

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

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.

Plant Survival: Adapting to a Hostile World by Brian Capon

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

IPM for Gardeners: A Guide to Integrated Pest Management by Raymond A. Cloyd, Philip L. Nixon, and Nancy R. Pataky

Explains how any gardener can use Integrated Pest Management (IPM) techniques at home.