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Books filed under "Professional"

The Truth About Organic Gardening: Benefits, Drawbacks, and the Bottom Line by Jeff Gillman

The benefits and drawbacks of more than 100 techniques and products. $12.95

Down to Earth with Helen Dillon by Helen Dillon

The renowned Helen Dillon encapsulates her lifetime of gardening know-how in her inimitable witty style. $29.95

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 Curious Gardener by Jürgen Dahl

One of the world's best-loved garden writers explores the connection between the life of the garden and the life of the mind.

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.

Orchid Species Culture: Dendrobium by Margaret L. Baker and Charles O. Baker

Details more than 1200 species of Dendrobium.

Practical Woody Plant Propagation for Nursery Growers by Bruce Macdonald

An exhaustive exposition of propagating methods, from cuttings to tissue culture.

Myxomycetes: A Handbook of Slime Molds by Steven L. Stephenson and Henry Stempen

All the species of slime molds one is likely to encounter.

African Orchids in the Wild and in Cultivation by Isobyl la Croix and Eric la Croix

This guide, covering sub-Saharan Africa, includes all African orchids available from nurseries.

Seeds of Woody Plants in North America (Revised and Enlarged Edition) by James A. Young and Cheryl G. Young

An A–Z encyclopedia of woody plant seeds, covering 386 genera.

Temperate-Zone Pomology: Physiology and Culture (Third Edition) by Melvin Neil Westwood

Takes the reader step by step through the various stages of fruit growth, from flowering to postharvest storage.