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Books filed under "Reference"

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

Poisonous Plants: A Handbook for Doctors, Pharmacists, Toxicologists, Biologists and Veterinarians (Second Edition) by Dietrich Frohne and Hans Jürgen Pfänder

Identifies toxic plants. $150.00

Timber Press Pocket Guide to Bulbs by John E. Bryan

Concise, handy guide to 700 bulb species, cultivars, and hybrids, for gardeners of all levels. $19.95

Native Trees for North American Landscapes by Guy Sternberg

The most authoritative guide to native trees, with more than 650 species and varieties included. $59.95

Practical Woody Plant Propagation for Nursery Growers by Bruce Macdonald

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

Practical Science for Gardeners by Mary Pratt

A close look at biodiversity, ecology, what plants need to survive, and how these fundamental facts are at the heart of good plant care.

In Praise of Plants by Francis Hallé

This scholarly yet fun book examines the qualities that make plants unique, so different from animals.

Maples of the World by D. M. van Gelderen, P. C. de Jong, and H. J. Oterdoom

Every known maple is described, including growth habit, distribution, hardiness, and other characteristics.

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

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