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  1. This book includes a record of the astonishingly rich and diverse flora of cultived plants of the United States, Canada, Hawaii, and Puerto Rico.  
  2. The Square Foot Gardening Foundation has a brand new program aimed at developing countries. It's a self-help, grass roots operation that trains others how to have a very productive garden in a very small space.  
  3. Did you know that the Jerusalem cherry does not grow in or near Jerusalem? That the Spanish cedar is a native of the West Indies? That the French mulberry is neither French nor a mulberry? L. H. Bailey, in this basic introduction to botanical nomenclature, reveals the confusion that results from...  
  4. This volume is intended to be useful as a handbook of ready reference, rapid aid to nomenclature and to spelling of names, help in labeling, medium of suggestions on the main or standard requirements in the cultivation of plants. It is designed to account for all the species and botanical...  
  5. Anyone who picks up The Edible Flower Garden will be tempted to grow, harvest, and sample at least a few of the more than forty varieties of edible flowers. Among them, you'll find more familiar food plants—dill and mustard, for example—in addition to common flowers, such as tulips or roses....  
  6. The aims of this book is to show just how rewarding our green inheritance is to mankind-to demonstrate the wonder and worth of plants, and their great potential, to explain why they cannot take any more punishment, and to point out how those that remain can be saved.  
  7. Expertly researched and photographed, this guide offers an excellent reference book for anyone interested in the Florida landscape. 274 color photos of Florida's more popular turfgrass, bedding plants, perennials, groundcovers, palms, shrubs, trees, vines and interior foliage. Each plant has the...  
  8. This text was written to give attention to the scientific, technological, and economic foundations of world crop production. The sciences dealing with plants and the technology and economics of crop production and marketing have become irrevocably entwined. This text was planned for use primarily...  
  9. Based on the immensely popular six-part BBC program that aired in the United States during the fall of 1995, this book offers what writer/filmmaker David Attenborough is best known for delivering: an intimate view of the natural world wherein a multitude of miniature dramas unfold. In the program...  
  10. Wonderfully useful and complete, this little book includes common name cross-references, geographical distribution, and name origins, all at a bargain price. Pronunciations given are decidedly Britannic, but this seems a trivial matter in a book that fills so essential a need so conveniently. 2...