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Eleventh Annual Report of the Board of Control of the New York Agricultural Experiment Station,  Geneva, Ontario Co. , for the Year 1892, with Reports of Director and Other Officers
1 Eleventh Annual Report of the Board of Control of the New York Agricultural Experiment Station, Geneva, Ontario Co. , for the Year 1892, with Reports of Director and Other Officers
Albany, NY James B. Lyon 1893 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn, corners rounded. 
Green cloth binding with titles stamped in gilt on spine. Photos, tables, illustrations. The Geneva, New York Agricultural Experiment Station details its findings in various bean and pea diseases, the rearing of livestock, potato and celery diseases and extended analysis (over 200 pages) on cheesemaking. ; 742 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Everlasting Flowers: the Beauty of Nature Preserved in Dried and Pressed Flower Arrangements
2 Everlasting Flowers: the Beauty of Nature Preserved in Dried and Pressed Flower Arrangements
NY MacMillan 1976 First American Edition Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket tattered. 
Profusely illustrated with color photos. Library of Congress number 76-3361.; 4to - over 9" - 12" tall; 88 pages 
Price: 9.00 USD
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Fifty-Sixth Annual Report of the New York State Agricultural Society for the Year 1896
3 Fifty-Sixth Annual Report of the New York State Agricultural Society for the Year 1896
Albany and New York Wynkoop Hallenbeck Crawford Co. 1897 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn, title page detached, musty. 
Brown cloth binding with titles and haystack emblem stamped in gilt on spine. Index. Lists awards give at the State Fair ($3 first prize for half peck dried raspberries, $2 first prize for three largest cabbages) , and articles on the sugar beet industry, general market potatoes, tobacco, strawberries, spraying of pesticides, important insect pests, the effect of drouth [sic] on milk production, dairying, turkey raising in Rhode Island, public education, grapes, home landscaping and other subjects of interest to farmers and their families. Many engravings of farm equipment and vegetables, photographs and other illustrations. ; 786 pages 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Old Westbury Gardens
4 Old Westbury Gardens
Old Westbury, NY Old Westbury Gardens, Inc. 1985 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Introduction by Charles D. Webster. Color photos by Richard Cheek. A look at the historic gardens and grounds of the Old Westbury Gardens, the country estate of John S. Phipps (1874-1958) on Long Island. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 64 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Produire et Transformer les Feuilles de Moringa
5 Produire et Transformer les Feuilles de Moringa
Moringanews and Moringa Association of Ghana 2010 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Written and published by Moringanews and Moringa Association of Ghana. Many photos. Text in French. Inscribed on the front free endpaper by one of the author/photographers, Dr. Armelle de Saint Saveur. Moringa is a genus of fast-growing flowering plants native to tropical and semi-tropical Africa and Asia which is being more widely planted throughout the world both to combat deforestation and to provide nutritious leaves and seeds for human and livestock consumption. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 67 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 16.00 USD
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Miniature Geraniums, Bagust, Harold
6 Bagust, Harold Miniature Geraniums
London John Gifford Ltd. 1968 070710050X / 9780707100500 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Light foxing to fore-edges and end papers. Jacket chipped and rubbed at spine and edges with foxing to the rear panel. 
Color photos, black and white illustrations. Red cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. "This is the first book to be written on Miniature Geraniums. It has been prepared from the experience of a life-times work on these plants and shows in great detail how these charming plants can be grown to perfection." ; 99 pages 
Price: 9.00 USD
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Sweet Herbs and Sundry Flowers:  Medieval Gardens and the Gardens of the Cloisters, Bayard, Tania
7 Bayard, Tania Sweet Herbs and Sundry Flowers: Medieval Gardens and the Gardens of the Cloisters
The Metropolitan Museum of Art/ David R. Godine 1985 0870994220 / 9780870994227 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed. 
Illustrated throughout with woodcuts and antique plant illustrations. A delight. ; 97 pages 
Price: 13.00 USD
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Pulmonarias and the Borage Family, Bennett, Masha
8 Bennett, Masha Pulmonarias and the Borage Family
Portland, OR Timber Press 2003 0881925896 / 9780881925890 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket scuffed, else a clean, tight copy. 
Many color photos. Full list of genera and synonyms, glossary, bibliography, index and appendices. ; 240 pages 
Price: 17.00 USD
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My Garden in Spring, Bowles, Edward Augustus
9 Bowles, Edward Augustus My Garden in Spring
Pawlet, VT Theophrastus 1971 0879317043 / 9780879317041 Reprint Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards lightly soiled. 
Facsimile reprint of this 1914 garden title about the author's garden in Enfield, Middlesex, England. Light grey cloth binding with Art Nouveau floral illustration in yellow and black on front boards. Many photos and color plates. Index. Preface by Reginald Farrer. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 307 pages 
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Tuberous Begonias:  A Complete Guide for Amateur and Specialist, Brown, Worth
10 Brown, Worth Tuberous Begonias: A Complete Guide for Amateur and Specialist
NY M. Barrows & Company 1948 First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Fair dust jacket; Jacket dampstained, sunned at spine and tattered. Illustrated by Eldon N. Dye 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 128 pages 
Price: 8.00 USD
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Vegetables Money Can't Buy, but You Can Grow, Bubel, Nancy
11 Bubel, Nancy Vegetables Money Can't Buy, but You Can Grow
Boston David R. Godine 1977 0879232021 / 9780879232023 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket price-clipped and sunned at spine. 
Delightfully illustrated with engravings of vegetables from antique seed catalogs. A description of some of the unusual vegetables to try in the garden, from salsify to rooted parsley. ; 144 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Instant Gardening, Buckley, Dorothy M.
12 Buckley, Dorothy M. Instant Gardening
Self Published 1980 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by Maureen A. Carpenter 
White pictorial stapled wraps. The author introduces readers to her short-cut, work-free method of gardening. From reading seed catalogs to storing your garden harvest, this is a compendium of practical gardening information. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 64 pages 
Price: 11.00 USD
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The Cultivator, a Monthly Publication, Designed to Improve the Soil and the Mind, Volumes V-VI, 1839-1840, Buel, J.
13 Buel, J. The Cultivator, a Monthly Publication, Designed to Improve the Soil and the Mind, Volumes V-VI, 1839-1840
Albany, NY J. Buel 1840 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn and rubbed, musty, toning at margins, many ink blots and stains from pressed ferns, flowers and other vegetation (since removed). 
A bound volume of this monthly newspaper, issues of which are stuffed with information about farming practices, livestock sales, advertisements, book reviews, barn, farmhouse and outbuilding plans, new horticultural varieties, many articles about manure and soil amendments, insect pests, farm equipment, editorial opinions about child rearing and other social issues, correspondence, beekeeping, introduction of "the pie plant" (rhubarb) , self-culture advice for young male farmers, garden and farm plans, scientific news, an inordinate number of articles about "ruta bagas" (also referred to as mangold wurzels) , mulberries, silkworm farming and uses for quicklime, household hints, veterinary remedies, maple sugaring, drainage and irrigation, the treatment of hydrophobia (rabies) wounds with a wash of chloride of lime, extracts from other publications, etc. Measures 35 x 24 cm. Calf spine with gilt-stamped leather label over marbled boards. Many lovely woodcuts of farm animals and machinery, including several of the favored Berkshire pig breed. Engraved portrait of the editor/publisher, Jesse Buel at the front of Vol. V. A hand painted full-page engraving of a fanciful horticulturist's coat of arms, studded with rakes, hoes, and vegetables at the front of Vol. 6. Judge Jesse Buel (1778-1839) , established the Cultivator in 1834. He had a large farm west of Albany where he grew many varieties of fruits and vegetables and is credited with helping to popularize the Jonathan Apple variety. Buel was a strong advocate for scientific farming practices, the development of formalized agricultural education and state aid to local agricultural societies. He advocated for the establishment of a New York State agricultural college and State Agricultural Society, was a State Assemblyman, and newspaper founder (Albany Argus). Buel died before the last issue of Vol. 6 was published, but his publication lived on after merging with The Genesee Farmer. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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Topiary:  The Art of Clipping Trees and Ornamental Hedges, Clevely, A. M.
14 Clevely, A. M. Topiary: The Art of Clipping Trees and Ornamental Hedges
Topsfield, MA Salem House Publishers 1988 0881623091 / 9780881623093 First American Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Front jacket panel sunned. 
Index, appendices, many color photos and illustrations. A primer on the ancient garden craft of topiary. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 127 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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The Home Lawn Cornell Extension Bulletin 469, September1941, Cornman, John F.
15 Cornman, John F. The Home Lawn Cornell Extension Bulletin 469, September1941
Ithaca, NY Cornell University 1942 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Lower corner dog-eared. 
Several illustrations and photos. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 23 pages 
Price: 16.00 USD
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Cooking from the Garden, Creasy, Rosalind
16 Creasy, Rosalind Cooking from the Garden
San Francisco, CA Sierra Club 1988 0871567318 / 9780871567314 Second Printing Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Covers lightly scuffed. 
Index, bibliography, suppliers list, planting tips. This is a gorgeous, photograph-packed book for home gardeners and cooks to drool over. Creasy thoroughly details theme gardens: Heirloom, Native American, Baked Beans, Cajun, Asian, French, Mexican, German, etc. And offers planting advice, recipes, interviews with gardeners, and a wealth of new ways to enjoy vegetables, herbs and edible flowers. ; 4to - over 9" - 12" tall; 547 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Practical Landscape Gardening, Cridland, Robert B.
17 Cridland, Robert B. Practical Landscape Gardening
NY A. T. De La Mare Company 1927 Third Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards lightly worn, page tops foxed, owner name on front free endpaper. 
Green cloth binding with color illustration of gardenscape on front boards. Index, many photos and illustrations. ; 280 pages 
Price: 13.00 USD
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Crockett's Victory Garden, Crockett, James Underwood
18 Crockett, James Underwood Crockett's Victory Garden
Boston Little, Brown And Company 1977 0316161217 / 9780316161213 Fourth Printing Softcover Good with no dust jacket; Covers worn and scuffed, gift inscription. Illustrated by George Ulrich 
Library of Congress number 77-7269. Numerous color photographs by Lee Lockwood. An essential organic gardening reference by the late James Crockett. Index. ; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall; 326 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Ornamental Crab Apples, Den Boer, Arie
19 Den Boer, Arie Ornamental Crab Apples
American Association of Nurserymen 1959 Hardcover Good in Fair dust jacket; Boards splayed, jacket tattered and dampstained, top corner of text block dampstained. 
Green cloth binding. Index, illustrations, several color photos. ; 226 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Viburnums:  Flowering Shrubs for Every Season, Dirr, Michael A.
20 Dirr, Michael A. Viburnums: Flowering Shrubs for Every Season
Portland, OR Timber Press 2007 0881928534 / 9780881928532 Later Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Many color photos. Illustrations by Bonnie L. Dirr. The definitive guide to these hardy, flowering shrubs. ; 262 pages 
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