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Books filed under "Professional reference"

The Reference Manual of Woody Plant Propagation: From Seed to Tissue Culture (Second Edition) by Michael A. Dirr and Charles W. Heuser, Jr.

A recipe book for making more trees and shrubs. $49.95

The Iris Family: Natural History and Classification by Peter Goldblatt and John C. Manning

The definitive botanical treatment on the diversity of the Iridaceae. $79.95

Plant-Driven Design: Creating Gardens That Honor Plants, Place, and Spirit by Scott Ogden and Lauren Springer Ogden

This book is nothing short of revolutionary. $34.95

The New Encyclopedia of Orchids: 1500 Species in Cultivation by Isobyl la Croix

350 genera of cultivated orchids are included and 1500 species described in this monumental encyclopedia. $59.95

Lilacs: A Gardener's Encyclopedia by John L. Fiala and Freek Vrugtman

Revised edition of the classic reference on choosing, growing, and propagating lilacs. $49.95

Clematis for Small Spaces by Raymond J. Evison

A new generation of cultivars that excel in mixed borders, containers, and other small spaces. $34.95

Viburnums: Flowering Shrubs for Every Season by Michael A. Dirr

Viburnums are among the most beautiful and versatile hardy shrubs available to gardeners. $39.95

Perennials: The Gardener's Reference by Susan Carter, Carrie Becker, and Bob Lilly

Essential information about these beautiful and useful plants. $49.95

The Encyclopedia of Grasses for Livable Landscapes by Rick Darke

A beautifully illustrated — and comprehensive — reference to the soft beauty of grasses. $59.95

Green Roof Plants: A Resource and Planting Guide by Edmund C. Snodgrass and Lucie L. Snodgrass

Details the needs of plants that are most likely to succeed in a green roof environment. $29.95

Hydrangeas for American Gardens by Michael A. Dirr

Respected plantsman Michael Dirr explains how to choose from the hundreds of varieties of hydrangeas. $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