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Books filed under "Professional"

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.

Orchid Species Culture: Volume 1: Pescatorea, Paius, Pholidota, Phragmipedium, and Pleione by Margaret L. Baker and Charles O. Baker

This volume covers six popular orchid genera.

Bulbophyllums and Their Allies: A Grower's Guide by Emly S. Siegerist

A practical guide for orchid lovers — covers 375 Bulbophyllum species and 170 related species and hybrids.