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1 American Horticultural Society. The National Horticultural Magazine. Volume 24, No. 4 (October 1945).
Baltimore: American Horticultural Society, 1945. 
Octavo, stiff printed wrappers, stapled, [68] pp. Photos. Near-Fine. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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2 American Horticultural Society. The National Horticultural Magazine. Volume 25, No. 1 (January 1946).
Washington: American Horticultural Society, 1946. 
Octavo, stiff printed wrappers, stapled, [102] pp. Photos. Very Good. 
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3 Barrett, Mary Franklin. Common Exotic Trees of South Florida (Diotyledons).
Gainesville: University of florida Press, 1956. First Edition. 
Octavo, cloth, xii, 414 pp. Photos, illus. Very Good; light wear. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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4 Bir, Richard E. Growing and Propagating Showy Native Woody Plants. Drawings by Karen Palmer.
Chapel hill: University of North Carolina Press, [1992]. 
Octavo, green cloth, viii, 192 pp. Color photos, illus. Former-owner name stamps; otherwise, Fine in dust jacket. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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5 Bode, Frances. New Structures in Flower Arrangement.
New York: Hearthside Press, [1968]. First Edition. 
Octavo, white boards, 123 pp. B&w photos. Near-Fine in dust jacket. 
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6 Bowers, Clement Gray. Rhododendrons and Azaleas: Their Origins, Cultivation and Development. With Illustrations in Color by Frank Taylor Bowers and Clement Gray Bowers, and Pen Drawings by the Author.
New York: Macmillan Company, 1960. Second Edition. 
Octavo, cloth, xvii, 525 pp. Color plates, photos., illus. Former-owner stamps; otherwise Near-Fine in a chipped dust jacket. 
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7 Brandies, Monica Moran. Herbs and Spices for Florida GArdens: How to Grow and Enjoy Florida Plants with Special Uses.
Wayne, PA: B.B. Mackey Books. First Edition, Stated. 
Signed and Inscribed by the Author. Octavo, softbound (slick, full-color photo illustrated wrappers), 246 pp. Illustrated. Fine (As New). From lower cover: Written just for Florida gardeners who are looking for fresh garden herbs and spices; Assembles information not found in any other single source, fun to read too; The plant directory rates herbs and spices for ease of growth in Northern, Central, and Southern Florida; Includes exxotic spices like ginger, neem, lemon grass, and turmeric, which are left out of northern-focused herb books; Tells how to use Florida herbs and spices: for scent, for flavor, for health, for beauty, for garden color; Interview expert herb gardeners in Northern, Central, and Southern Florida. 
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8 Brennan, James R.; Editor. The Daylily Journal. A Quarterly Publication of the American Hemerocallis Society, Inc. Volume 5, No. 1, Spring 2001.
American Hemerocallis Society, Inc., 2001. 
Octavo, paperbound (stiff, slick white full-color illus. wrappers), 152 pp. Fine. Illustrated with numerous full-color and b&w photos. Features: Rapid Vegetative Propogation of Hemerocallis Using Benzyladenine (Tiffany Swan); Make that Daylily Bloom Last Forever and Ever (Cheryl Harris); There Had to be a Better Way: The Garden Sink (Cathy Redd); A Daylilly Odyssey - Part 2; Morton L. Morris: A Closer Look at the Work that Led to the 2000 Bertrand Farr Silver Medal for this Florida Hybridizer; Columns: President's Message (Kay Day); Question Box (Joel Martin & George Zurles); Society News; Departments. 
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9 Brown, Claud L. and L. Katherine Kirkman. Trees of Georgia and Adjacent States.
Portland, Oregon: Timber Press, [1990]. 
Octavo, green boards, 292 pp. Color photos, maps, illus. Near-Fine in dust jacket. 
Price: 70.00 USD
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10 Burnett, Harry C. Orchid Diseases.
Tallahassee: Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, 1974. Bulletin 10 (Revision of Volume I, No. 3 (January 1965). 
Octavo, stiff color-illustrated wrappers, stapled, 66 pp. Color photos, b&w photos. Fine. 
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11 Carleton, R. Milton. Your Lawn: How to Make It and Keep It.
Princeton, NJ: D. Van Nostrand Company, Inc., [1960]. 
Octavo, (hardcover), green cloth, silver letters, vii, 165 pp. Fine, in a Very Good+ dust jacket with light edgewear. Enclosed: LawnCare, North Atlantic Edition, Summer 1969. ‘Whatever your lawn problem -- light or shade, wet or dry, play areas, crabgrass, fertilizing, starting a new lawn or renovating an old one, even ground covers where no lawn is recommended -- you will find the answers to your questions here.' Contents: Author's Foreword: New Day for Lawns; You and Your Lawn; Your Lawn's Underpinning: Grades and Grading for Drainage; Soil -- The Life of Your Lawn; Feeding Your Lawn -- Organic and Inorganic Fertilizers; The Importance of pH; What Kinds of Grasses Are Best?; Starting Your New Lawn; Keep Up the Good Work; Renovation -- Pick Up Your Run-down Lawn; For Shady Sites -- Grasses or Ground Covers; Rough Lawns -- Play Areas, Meadow Lawns, Special Purposes; Pests -- On and Off the Turf; Turf Diseases; How to Control Crab Grass and Other Lawn Weeds; Index. 
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12 Ceo, Rocco J. and Joanna Lombard. Historical Landscapes of Florida.
Miami: Deering Foundation and University of Miami School of Architecture, [2001]. 
Oblong quarto, softbound, 134 pp. Fine. Including photos, histories, and achitectural drawings of 27 historical landscapes of Florida. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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13 Chase, A. R. Compendium of Ornamental Foliage Plant Diseases.
St. Paul, Minnesota: APS Press, The American Phytopathological Society, (1998). 
Quarto, paperbound (full-color photo illus. stapled wrappers), full-color photo illlus. throughout, 92 pp. Near-Fine, with former-owner embossed stamp. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14 Chase, A. R. and T. K. Broschat, Editors. Diseases and Disorders of Ornamental Palms.
St. Paul, Minnesota: APS Press, The American Phytopathological Society, (1992). 
Quarto, paperbound (full-color photo illus. stapled wrappers), full-color photo illlus. throughout, 56 pp. Very Good, with title written in ink along spine, former-owner embossed stamp. 
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15 Clay, Horace F. and James C. Hubbard. The Hawaii Garden: Tropical Exotics. Photographs by Rick Golt.
Honolulu: The University Press of Hawaii, (1977). First Edition. 
Quarto, hardcover (green cloth & white leatherette), gilt letters, xv + 267 pp. Former-owner's published review pasted to rear endapaper, former-owner stamps, light foxing; in a Very Good dust jacket with foxing & edgewear. From dust jacket: Hawaii is the home of one of the world's greatest collections of tropical and subtropical plants. The Islands' benign and varied microclimates have accepted plants from many different places, ranging from humid jungle rain forests to arid deserts, and from seacoasts sprayed with salt to mountainsides of almost Andean heights. With the enormous variety of plants that have made Hawaii one great botanical garden, comes also a great curiosity and search for knowledge about them...This volume features more than 100 striking plants, grown for their colorful or exotic flowers and foilage. All of these exotics have proved successful for the amateur gardener in Hawaii, including several unusual new varieties and cultivars, only recently made available commercially...Each plant discussed is illustrated with a full-page color photograph by Rick Golt. The accompanyin g text gives a complete description of the plant, the origin of its name, its practical uses, required growing conditions, horticulturaists practical uses, required growing conditions, horticultural and landscape uses, propagation, insect and disease control, pruining, fertilizing, and significant disadvantages. 
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16 Coon, Nelson. Fragrance and Fragrant Plants for House and Garden.
Grandview, Missouri: Diversity Books, Inc., 1967. Review copy, with Publisher's note laid-in. 
Signed by the Author. Octavo, purple cloth (hardcover), silver letters, 235 pp. Very Good, with neat former-owner signature and stamps, foxing (age darkened spotting) to page edges and endpapers); in a Very Good dust jacket with light edgewear and foxing. From dust jacket: Nelson Coon has brought to this book his long experience working with blind people and has not only supplied useful lists of fragrant plants in many categories, but has furnished background material for the numerous ways fragrances may be employed and enjoyed. In the opening chapters he explains the workings of the sense of smell...and he discusses the place of this sense in the lives of animals and man. Chapters on such subjects as Sex and the Sense of Smell, The Function of Fragrance in Religion, Therapy through Fragrance, Spice Trade in the Twentieth Century, and The Invisible Garden, are some of the subjects which are interestingly explored in the first part of the book. The second part of the book gives descriptive listings of fragrant plants, trees and shrubs for all gardens -- big or small -- indoors or outdoors. Finally, there is an excellent chapter on Poppourri for Lasting Fragrance. 
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17 Cox, Peter A. The Smaller Rhododendrons.
Portland, Oregon: Timber Press, [1985]. First American Edition. 
Octavo, burgundy boards, 271 pp. Color plates, b&w photos, illus., maps. Fine. 
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18 Cox, Peter A. and Kenneth N. E. Cox. Encyclopedia of Rhododendron Hybrids.
Portland, Oregon: Timber Press, (1988). 
Octavo, grey boards (hardcover), gilt letters, 318 pp. Near-Fine, with light foxing along page edges. Illustrated with full-color photos. 
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19 DeFreitas, Stan. Stan DeFreitas' Complete Guide to Florida Gardening. Revised & Expanded.
Dallas, TX: Taylor Publishing Company, [1987]. 
Octavo, green faux leather, (hardcover), glossy pages, xiii, 352 pp. Full-color photo illus. Fine (As New), in a like dust jacket. “More comprehensive than ever, the Complete Guide to Florida Gardening explains in step-by-step fashion how to create one's own personal outdoor paradise. Addressing the needs of garden novices, seasoned hobbyists, and horticulture professionals alike, Stan DeFreitas has, once again, created a reference book that no Florida gardener should be without.” 
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20 Engel, David H. Japanese Gardens for Today. With a Foreword by Richard Neutra.
Rutland, Vermont: Charles E. Tuttle Company, [1959]. 
Quarto, Illustrated brown , black, gold, white cloth (hardcover), gilt letters, xvi, 270 pp. Illus. w b & w photographic plates. Former owner signiture; otherwise, Fine, in a Very Good+ dust jacket with light edgewear. “This book is, first and foremost, a practical, down-to-earth explanation of how the basic rules of Japanese garden design and care may be applied in other countries to achieve the same miracle-like effects that have made Japanese gardens preeminent in the field of landscape art. It is sure to prove of great value both to the professional landscape architect and to the green-thumbed home-owner, whether he is designing an entirely new garden or only seeking an illusion of spaciousness and rightness in a tiny courtyard or corner..Here the famed gardens of the past are pictured side by side with the seldom-seen private gardens of modern Japanese homes...Here too are set forth both the rule-of-thumb practices of the actual garden-makers and, for their historic interest, the esoteric principles elaborated by scholars and critics...” 
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