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Books filed under "Instructional"

The Well-Designed Mixed Garden: Building Beds and Borders with Trees, Shrubs, Perennials, Annuals, and Bulbs by Tracy DiSabato-Aust

Everything you need to know about garden design. $24.95

Bringing Nature Home: How You Can Sustain Wildlife with Native Plants (Updated and Expanded) by Doug Tallamy

Shows how growing non-natives causes native wildlife to disappear, and what you can do about it. $19.95

The Art of Botanical Drawing: An Introductory Guide by Agathe Ravet-Haevermans

A beginner's guide to botanical illustration that shows artists the basics of painting and drawing plants. $19.99

Plant Form: An Illustrated Guide to Flowering Plant Morphology (New Edition) by Adrian D. Bell

The ideal reference for students of botany and horticulture, gardeners, and naturalists. $49.95

Planting Green Roofs and Living Walls (Revised and Updated Edition) by Noel Kingsbury and Nigel Dunnett

The latest techniques for planting roofs and walls to enhance our buildings and benefit the environment. $39.95

Designing and Renovating Larger Gardens by Douglas Coltart

The only book that addresses the needs of gardeners with one-third of an acre or more. $34.95

Niwaki: Pruning, Training and Shaping Trees the Japanese Way by Jake Hobson

The ancient Japanese art of pruning techniques that coax out the essential character of garden trees. $34.95

Gardening with Woodland Plants by Karan Junker

A comprehensive plant directory with over 2000 woodland plants, including the newest introductions. $39.95

Bonsai with Japanese Maples by Peter Adams

Written for both gardeners and bonsai enthusiasts, this book discusses the horticulture and techniques behind building beautiful specimens. $34.95

Designing the New Kitchen Garden: An American Potager Handbook by Jennifer R. Bartley

How the traditional features of the kitchen garden can be adapted to contemporary American needs. $34.95

So You Want to Start a Nursery by Tony Avent

Discusses the merits and disadvantages of retail, wholesale, mail-order, liner operations, and more. $24.95

The Garden Photography Workshop: Tips and Techniques for Capturing Your Garden by Andrea Jones

Learn to take better garden photos $24.95