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Books filed under "Exploration"

The Collector's Garden by Ken Druse

Now in paperback, this classic book invites you into 28 of America's most fascinating private gardens. $29.95

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

The Journals of Hipolito Ruiz: Spanish Botanist in Peru and Chile, 1777–1788 by Hipólito Ruiz and Richard Evans Schultes

Ruiz's journals of about 2000 plants found in South America.

Plants and People of the Golden Triangle: Ethnobotany of the Hill Tribes of Northern Thailand by Edward F. Anderson

A study of plant species found in the mountains of Northern Thailand.

Oregon's Dry Side: Exploring East of the Cascade Crest by Alan D. St. John

Explore the sights, sounds, scents, and stories of Oregon's Eastern side.

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.

Once Upon a Windowsill: A History of Indoor Plants by Tovah Martin

A chronological account of the introduction of houseplants in America.