Gardening

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GOOD GARDEN: THE LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE OF EDMUND HOLLANDER DESIGN

Written by Raver, Anne
Edmund Hollander and Maryanne Connelly, two of New York's most eminent landscape designers, best known for their work in the Hamptons, reveal how plants can add sensuality, texture, structure, and color to any garden.
June 30, 2015 | Hardcover | Monacelli Press |
$60.00
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SNOW LEOPARD

Written by Matthiessen, Peter
An unforgettable spiritual journey through the Himalayas by renowned writer Peter Matthiessen (1927-2014), the National Book Award-winning author of the new novel In Paradise In 1973, Peter Matthiessen and field biologist George Schaller traveled high into the remote mountains of Nepal to study the Himalayan blue sheep and possibly glimpse the rare and beautiful snow leopard.
October 1, 2008 | Paperback | Penguin Group | 368 Pages |
$18.00
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SOVIET SPACE DOGS

Written by Olesya Turkina
Celebrating the dogs that conquered the final frontier, in ephemera and collectibles
September 1, 2014 | Hardcover | Fuel | 240 Pages |
$32.95
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WONDERS OF THE PLANT KINGDOM

Written by Harley, Madeline
Compared to the obvious complexity of animals, plants at a glance seem relatively simple in form. But that simplicity is deceptive: the plants around us are the result of millennia of incredible evolutionary adaptations that have allowed them to survive, and thrive, under wildly changing conditions and in remarkably specific ecological niches.
February 23, 2015 | Hardcover | University of Chicago Press |
$25.00
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CULINARY HERBS AND SPICES OF THE WORLD

Written by Van Wyk, Ben-Erik
For centuries herbs and spices have been an integral part of many of the world's great cuisines. But spices have a history of doing much more than adding life to bland foods. They have been the inspiration for, among other things, trade, exploration, and poetry. Priests employed them in worship, incantations, and rituals, and shamans used them as charms to ward off evil spirits.
January 29, 2014 | Hardcover | University of Chicago Press | 320 Pages |
$45.00
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BATS: A WORLD OF SCIENCE AND MYSTERY

Written by Simmons, Nancy B
There are more than 1,300 species of bats--or almost a quarter of the world's mammal species. But before you shrink in fear from these furry "creatures of the night," consider the bat's fundamental role in our ecosystem. A single brown bat can eat several thousand insects in a night. Bats also pollinate and disperse the seeds for many of the plants we love, from bananas to mangoes and figs.
January 28, 2015 | Hardcover | University of Chicago Press |
$35.00
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EXTRAORDINARY CHICKENS

Written by Green-Armytage, Stephen
An introduction to the world of exotic ornamental chickens. The book contains photographs of chickens of all shapes and sizes, including the Bearded Silkie, the crested Polish and the majestic Phoenix.
October 1, 2000 | Hardcover | Harry N. Abrams |
$25.95
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ENGLISH COUNTRY HOUSE GARDEN

Written by Plumptre, George
There is something special about the English country house garden: from its quiet verdant lawns to its high yew hedges, this is a style much-desired and copied around the world. The English country house is most often conceived as a private, intimate place, a getaway from working life.
October 1, 2014 | Hardcover | Frances Lincoln | 208 Pages |
$40.00
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GARDEN PLANNER (REVISED)

Written by Williams, Robin
This handbook reveals the secrets of professional garden design, and then makes them accessible to everyone, from the keen gardener to the complete beginner.
February 1, 2002 | Paperback | Frances Lincoln | 168 Pages |
$24.95
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PRIVATE GARDENS OF PARIS

Written by de Laubadere, Bruno
An exclusive glimpse into the hidden world of secret Parisian gardens. A hidden landscape lies behind Paris's urban facades. Whether grandiose or modest, manicured or untended, these secret gardens, rarely seen by casual passersby, are timeless enclaves that provide verdant refuge from the bustling streets.
April 7, 2015 | HC-OOP | Flammarion-Pere Castor |
$34.95

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