Books filed under "History"
The definitive guide, from roses to peonies — no garden can thrive without plants from China. $49.95$34.97
An extraordinary compilation of the plants used by North American native peoples for medicine, food, fiber, dye, and a host of other things. $79.95$55.97
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.
The history behind the changing plant palette of American gardens.
A chronological account of the introduction of houseplants in America.
An engaging account of humanity's growing fascination with orchids from ancient times onward.
A gardener's guide to 65 species of the popular and lovely columbine.
A survey of plants, with a multitude of references to myth and literature throughout the ages.
An exploration of the meaning behind the treasured masks created by artisans for ritual purposes or simply for enjoyment.
A comprehensive summary of the history and modern state of the field of ethnobotany.
A fascinating look into the history of plants in medicine which details the range of chemicals produced by medicinal plants.
Examines the creation of totem poles from the Tlingit settlements of Alaska to the Kwakiutl villages of Vancouver Island.