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1 Amanda, Suzanne CLAY FLOWERPOTS - Handmade at Home
Pownal, Vermont Storey Communications - Garden Way Publishing 1979 0882662031 / 9780882662039 First Edition Paperback Very Good 8vo 
31 pp. Garden Way Publishing Bulletin A-29. Staple-bound pamphlet in pictorial card covers. Light rubbing on the corners; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white photographs. The Chapters are: Clay Flowerpots Handmade at Home; Work Area and Equipment; Clay; Wedging; Pinch Pots; Joining Clay; A Hanging Flowerpot; Drainage Holes; The Flowerpot Again; Slab Flowerpots; Slab Flowerpots - Pouch; Slab Flowerpots - Cylinder; Decoration; Burnishing; Carving; Textures; Coloring Your Pots; Recycling Clay; Firing; Use Dry Wood; and Some Final Thoughts. 
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2 Anonymous (editor) ORGANIC GARDENING'S BEST VEGETABLES GUIDE
Emmaus, Pennsylvania Rodale Press 1988 Fourth Printing Paperback Very Good 8vo 
61 pp. Staple-bound in pictorial covers. Light edge and corner wear; slight discolouration on the lower left of the back cover; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white photographs and diagrams. The Contents are: More About Extra Sweet Corn; Great Taste in Potatoes; How to Keep the Cucumbers Coming; The Secret of Big Sweet Carrots; Climate Control - Key to Pepper Production; Toward the Flawless Beet; How to Grow Onions All Year; and Never Too Early for Peas. 
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3 Anonymous. YOUR WINDOW GREENHOUSE
Pownal, Vermont Storey Communications - Garden Way Publishing 1979 First Edition Paperback Very Good 8vo 
Garden Way Publishing Plans P-5. This is not a book or booklet but the complete fold-out plans for constructing a Window Greenhouse. 
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4 Boucher, Thelma B. ONE GARDENER TO ANOTHER
Toronto The Ryerson Press 1956 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 12mo 
(vii) 143 pp. Green boards with a small blue pictorial on the front panel; lettered in blue on the spine; illustrated with black and white drawings. Light wear at the corners of the dustjacket with a few small nicks around the edges; no interior markings. The Contents are: Foreword; March - Wildflowers; April - Colour; May - Annuals; June - Biennials; July - Perennials; August - Shady Corners; September - Old Fashioned Gardens; October - Bulbs; November - Shrubs; December - House Plants; January - A Border of Bouquets; and February - Vegetables. 
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5 Bubel, Nancy GROW THE BEST CORN
Pownal, Vermont Storey Communications - Garden Way Publishing 1981 0882662821 / 9780882662824 First Edition Paperback Very Good 8vo 
32 pp. Garden Way Publishing Bulletin A-68. Staple-bound pamphlet in pictorial card covers. Light rubbing on the corners; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white photographs and drawings. The Chapters are: Grow the Best Corn; Kinds of Corn You Can Grow; Types of Corn; Choosing Between Hybrid and Open-Pollinated Varieties; Corn Anatomy; Good Soil for Corn; Enriching the Soil; Crop Rotation; Prevent Erosion; Planting Corn; Timing; Spacing; Corn in Small Gardens; Pollination; How Cross-Pollination Affects Corn; Care of the Growing Crop; Cultivation; Water; Fertilizing; Troubleshooting; Diseases; Bacterial Wilt; Northern Leaf Blight; Corn Smut; Animals; Birds; Harvesting; How to Save Your Own Corn Seed; Storage; Canning; Freezing; Ear Storage; Corn Varieties to Grow; Sweet Corn; Early; Midseason; Late; Super Sweet Varieties; Florida Staysweet; Wilt Resistant Varieties; Popcorn: Rhodes Yellow Pop; Flint Corn: Longfellow; High Lysine Corn: Crow's Hybrid Corn; Flour Corn: Mandan Bride; and Dent Corn: Seneca Hybrid. 
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6 Dodds, Philip F.; Markle, H. E. (introduction by Denis Flanagan) THE STORY OF ONTARIO HORTICULTURAL SOCIETIES 1854 - 1973
Guelph, Ontario Ontario Horticultural Association 2006 0978206304 / 9780978206307 Second Edition Hardcover As New 8vo 
288 pp. Green cloth with a small gilt pictorial on the front panel; lettered in gilt on the front panel and spine; headband; profusely illustrated with photographs. This is a new copy, still in the publisher's shrink wrap. The story of Ontario Horticultural Societies and their contribution to making the province a more beautiful and better place in which to live. 
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7 Dodds, Philip F.; Markle, H. E. (introduction by Denis Flanagan) THE STORY OF ONTARIO HORTICULTURAL SOCIETIES 1854 - 1973
Guelph, Ontario Ontario Horticultural Association 2006 0978206304 / 9780978206307 Second Edition Hardcover As New 8vo 
288 pp. Green cloth with a small gilt pictorial on the front panel; lettered in gilt on the front panel and spine; headband; profusely illustrated with photographs. This is a new copy, still in the publisher's shrink wrap. The story of Ontario Horticultural Societies and their contribution to making the province a more beautiful and better place in which to live. 
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8 Felty, Sheryl L. GROW FIFTEEN (15) HERBS FOR THE KITCHEN
Pownal, Vermont Storey Communications - Garden Way Publishing 1981 0882662759 / 9780882662756 First Edition Paperback Very Good 8vo 
32 pp. Garden Way Publishing Bulletin A-61. Staple-bound pamphlet in pictorial card covers. Light rubbing on the corners; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white drawings. The Chapters are: Grow 15 Herbs for the Kitchen; Plan Ahead; Raised Bed Gardens; Essentials for Growing Herbs Outdoors; Container Growing Indoors; Getting Plants Started; Varieties of Herbs: Angelica; Basil; Catnip; Chives; Dill; Fennel; Marjoram; Mint; Oregano; Parsley; Rosemary; Sage; Savory; Tarragon; Thyme; Harvesting Herbs; Drying; Freezing; Cooking with Herbs; Herb Vinegars; Herbs and Their Usage; and Herb Teas. 
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9 Fitzley, George (editor) GROWING AND PRESERVING YOUR OWN FRUITS AND VEGETABLES
Middle Village, New York Jonathan David Publishers 1975 082460198X / 9780824601980 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 8vo 
240 pp. Green boards lettered in brown on the front panel and spine; illustrated with black and white photographs and maps. Light rubbing on the dustjacket with some slight fading on the spine; price intact; no interior markings. The Contents are: Growing Fruits in the Home Garden; Growing Vegetables in the Home Garden; Home Canning of Fruits and Vegetables; Home Freezing of Fruits and Vegetables; How to Make Jellies, Jams and Preserves at Home; and Making Pickles and Relishes at Home. 
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10 Gillespie, Janet PEACOCK MANURE AND MARIGOLDS - A No-Poison Guide to a Beautiful Garden
New York The Viking Press 1964 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 8vo 
(vii) 184 pp. Green cloth lettered in dark green on the spine; green endpapers; green upper edge; illustrated with line drawings. Wear at the corners of the dustjacket with some minor discolouration along the leading edge; price clipped; no interior markings. The Contents are: Who Is This Speaking Please; Peacock Manure and Marigolds; Companionate Planting; Pop and Organic Gardening; All Peril; Puttering Pottering and Hard Labor; Who's In Charge Here; Birds in the Garden; Visitors in Fur Coats; Survival of the Fittest; Trees and Shrubs; The New American Orchardist; Lawns without Tears; Vegetable Gardens; Flower Gardens; Go Lovely Rose; How to Avoid the Issue; and Good Guys Bad Guys and Some Ammunition; followed by an index. 
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11 Higgins, Michael GROW THE BEST ASPARAGUS
Pownal, Vermont Storey Communications - Garden Way Publishing 1981 0882662775 / 9780882662770 First Edition Paperback Very Good 8vo 
32 pp. Garden Way Publishing Bulletin A-63. Staple-bound pamphlet in pictorial card covers. Light rubbing on the corners; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white drawings. The Chapters are: Grow the Best Asparagus; Where Did It Come From; What Asparagus Likes Best; Choosing a Site; Starting Plants; Making the Permanent Asparagus Bed; Compost; Caring for the Roots; Digging the Trench; Planting the Roots; Cultivation; Wood Ashes; Insects and Diseases; Harvesting; What If the Bed is Not Producing Well: Soil Nutrition; Insect of Disease Problem; Lack of Moisture or Bad Drainage; Plant Aging; Cooking Asparagus: Basic; Blender Made Hollandaise Sauce; Herbed Lemon Butter; Cream of Asparagus Soup; Baked Asparagus; Asparagus Crepes; Grilled Asparagus Sandwich; Asparsgus Souffle; Skillet Asparagus; Asparagus Tempura; Marinated Cook Asparagus; and Preserving Asparagus. 
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12 Hollis, Leonard (foreword by R. F. B. Naylor) ROSES - Collingridge Standard Guides
London Collingridge Books 1970 0600442489 / 9780600442486 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 8vo 
304 pp. Burgundy boards lettered in gilt on the spine; headband; profusely illustrated with colour and black and white plates and line drawings. Light edge and corner wear on the dustjacket with a small chip on the lower left of the front panel; price clipped; no interior markings. The Chapters are: The Evolution of Modern Roses; Adaptability and Versatility; The Uses of Roses; Selecting and Ordering Roses; Choosing and Preparing the Site; Planting and Display; Pruning and Training; Feeding and Mulching; Aftercare; Pests and Diseases; Propagation; Hybridisation; Exhibiting Roses; Roses in Pots Under Glass; Labour Saving in the Rose Garden; Roses for Fragrance; Standards - Half-standards - and Weeping Standards; Autumn in the Rose Garden; Renovating the Neglected Rose Garden; Descriptive List of Hybrid Tea Roses; Descriptive List of Floribunda Roses; Descriptive List of Rambling Climbing and Pillar Roses; Descriptive List of Shrub and Hedging Roses; Descriptive List of Miniature Roses; Rose Awards in Britain and other Countries; Notable Rose Display Gardens; and Selections of Roses for Various Purposes; followed by a glossary, an appendix and an index. 
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13 Hopp, Henry WHAT EVERY GARDENER SHOULD KNOW ABOUT EARTHWORMS
Pownal, Vermont Storey Communications - Garden Way Publishing 1978 0882661957 / 9780882661957 First Edition Paperback Very Good 8vo 
32 pp. Garden Way Publishing Bulletin A-21. Staple-bound pamphlet in pictorial card covers. Light rubbing on the corners; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white photographs and drawings. The Chapters are: Facts About Earthworms; Where Worms are Important; What Worms Do for Soil; Effect on Soil Moisture; Effect on Aeration; Is It Necessary to Plant Earthworms; Building Worm Population; Effect on Nutrients; and Effect on Crop Yield. 
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14 Jellicoe, Sir Geoffrey THE GUELPH LECTURES ON LANDSCAPE DESIGN
Guelph, Ontario University of Guelph 1983 0889550166 / 9780889550162 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 4to 
(xii) 202 pp. Green cloth lettered in gilt on the front panel and spine; headband; gray endpapers; profusely illustrated with black and white photographs, maps, drawings and diagrams. Light wear at the corners; no interior markings. The Contents are: Foreword; Creative Conservation: The Creative Subconscious in Landscape Design; Space/Time in Landscape Design; and Towards a Landscape of Humanism; followed by an index. 
Price: 109.95 CDN
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15 Kulla, Patricia Shannon MAKE YOUR SUMMER GARDEN LAST ALL YEAR
Wilton, Connecticut Lyceum Books 1975 0915336014 / 9780915336012 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good- 8vo Marilyn Miller; 
(ix) 245 pp. Green boards with a small black pictorial on the front panel; lettered in black on the spine; headband. Illustrated with line drawings by Marilyn Miller. Wear at the corners of the dustjacket with some darkening on the spine; price clipped; no interior markings. The Contents are: Introduction; Drying; Drying Directory; Storing; Storing Directory; Winter Growing; and Winter Growing Directory; followed by an index. 
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16 Manning, Laurence THE HOW AND WHY OF BETTER GARDENING
New York Bonanza Books 1951 Later Printing Hardcover Very Good Very Good 8vo 
239 pp. Cream-coloured pebbled boards lettered in black on the spine. Light wear on the corners of the dustjacket with a few small nicks and short tears around the edges; no interior markings. The Chapters are: Part One: The Place: Climate; Soil. Part Two: The Plant: Leaves; Roots; Stems. Part Three: The Purpose: Flowers; Seeds; and Gardens; followed by an appendix and an index. 
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17 Proulx, Annie GREAT GRAPES - Grow the Best Ever
Pownal, Vermont Storey Communications - Garden Way Publishing 1980 0882662287 / 9780882662282 First Edition Paperback Very Good 8vo 
32 pp. Garden Way Publishing Bulletin A-53. Staple-bound pamphlet in pictorial card covers. Light rubbing on the corners; no interior markings. Illustrated with line drawings and diagrams. The Chapters are: Great Grapes - Grow the Best Ever; Who Can Grow Grapes; The Best Climate; Something to Think About; Grape Grower's Vocabulary; Basic Grape Types; Planning Your Vineyard: Choose the Right Cultivars; Choosing the Best Site; The Soil; Preparing the Vineyard for the Vine: Building a Trellis; Planting the Vines; Caring for Your Vineyard: Cultivation and Soil Management; Training; The Four Arm Kniffen System; The Geneva Double Curtain System; Pruning; The Killing Spring Frost; Propagation; Grafting; Layering; Diseases and Pests of the Grape; Sprays; Harvest; Enjoying the Harvest; Grape Cultivars: Early Cultivars; Midseason Cultivars; Late Season Cultivars; Gulf Coast and Florida Cultivars; and Wine Grapes for East Coast Growers. 
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18 Riotte, Louise GROW THE BEST STRAWBERRIES
Pownal, Vermont Storey Communications - Garden Way Publishing 1977 0882661752 / 9780882661759 First Edition Paperback Very Good 8vo 
31 pp. Garden Way Publishing Bulletin A-1. Staple-bound pamphlet in pictorial card covers. Light rubbing on the corners; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white drawings. The Chapters are: Grow the Best Strawberries; Nutritious Too; How They Grow; Varieties; Northern; Southern; Effect of Temperature; Flavor; Firmness; Frost Injury; Home Garden Varieties; Getting Your Stock; Caring for Your Planting Stock; Locating Your Planting; Soil Requirements; Preparing the Soil; Insect Controls; Green Manures; When to Plant; Composting; How to Plant; Faster Planting; Training Systems; Hill System; Spaced Matted Row System; Matted Row System; To Thin and Space; Cultivating; Remove Those Blossoms; Mulching; Fertilizing; Geese Weed Out Grass; Irrigating; Protection Against Winterkill; Spring Frost Control; Harvesting; Renewing the Strawberry Bed; Other Ways of Growing; The Window Box; Flower Pots; Walls and Trellises; The Combination Patch; Diseases and Pests; Virus Diseases; Fruit Rot; Root Diseases; Insects; Crown Diseases; Root Knot Nematodes; Sting Nematodes; Freezing Strawberries; Recipes: Heavenly Hash; Strawberry Nectar; Fresh Strawberry Whip; Fresh Strawberry Pie; and Just Strawberries. 
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19 Sanders, T. W. GARDEN FOES - Part One: Flower Foes; Part Two: Fruit Foes; Part Three: Vegetable Foes - An Amateur Gardening Book
London W. H. and L. Collingridge 1930 First Printing - First Thus Hardcover Very Good Very Good- 12mo 
140, 106, 112 pp. First Thus - Actually undated. All three titles in a single volume, individually paginated. Green cloth lettered in white on the spine. Illustrated with colour plates; monochrome plates; and line drawings. Wear on the corners of the dustjacket with a few nicks and chips around the edges; some darkening on the dj. PART ONE: Flower Foes - China Aster; Auricula; Bulba; Carnation; Chrysanthemum; Dahlia; Delphinium; Hellebore; Hollyhock; Lawn; Lilium; Lupinus; Pansy and Violet; Pwony; Poppy; Rose; Sweet Pea; Wallflower. Greenhouse Foes - Ants; Aspidistra Leaf Blotch; Begonia Disease; Brown Scal; Camillia Diseases; Cockroaches; Damping Off; Eucharis Bult Mite; Fern Pests; Mealy Bug; Orchid Diseases; Orchid Pests; Red Spider; Snowflies; Springtails; Weevils; White Worms; Woodlice; Thrips; Tabulated List of Pests. Garden Friends - Birds; Centipedes; Chameleon; Devil's Coach Horse Beetle; Frog; Hover Flies; Ichneumon Flies; Lace-wing Fly; Ladybird Beetles; Toad; Tiger Beetle; Violet Ground Beetle. Sprayers and Spraying - Sprying Machines; Care of Spraying Machines; How to Spray. Insecticide Formulae - Naphthalene; Carbon Bisulphide; Lead Arsenate Paste; Paraffin and Soft Soap; Carbolic Acid and Soft Soap; Tobacco Wash; Hellebore Wash; Nicotine Wash. Fungus Formulae - Bordeaux Mixture; Burgundy Mixture; Violet Fungicide; Cupram; Sulphate of Copper; Sulphide of Potassium. Sterilisation of Soils - By Formalin; By Ammonia Solution; By Carbolic Acid Solution; By Steam or Hot Water; By heat; By Lime and Sulphur. Greenhouse Fumigation. PART TWO: The Foes - Apple; Apricot; Blackberry; Cherry; Currant; Fig; Gooseberry; Loganberry; Nuts; Peach and Nectarine; Pear; Plum and Damson; Raspberry; Strawberry; Vine. Sprayers and Spraying - Spraying Machines; Grease-Banding Fruit Trees. Insecticides and Fungicides. PART THREE: The Foes - Asparagus; Bean; Beet; Borecole; Broccoli; Brussels Sprouts; Cabbage; Carrot; Cauliflower; Celery; Cucumber and Melon; Endive; Garlic; Kohl-Rabi; Leek; Lettuce; Melon; Mint; Mushroom; Onion; Parsley; Parsnip; Pea; Potatoes; Shallot; Savoy; Swede; Spinach; Tomato; Turnip; Vegetable Marrow. Sprayers - Sprying Machines; Insecticide Formulae; Fungus Formulae; and Sterilization of Soils. 
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20 Sanders, T. W. GARDEN FOES - Part One: Flower Foes; Part Two: Fruit Foes; Part Three: Vegetable Foes - An Amateur Gardening Book
London W. H. and L. Collingridge 1930 First Printing - First Thus Hardcover Very Good Very Good- 12mo 
140, 106, 112 pp. First Thus - Actually undated. All three titles in a single volume, individually paginated. Green cloth lettered in orange on the spine. Illustrated with colour plates; monochrome plates; and line drawings. Wear on the corners of the dustjacket with a few nicks and chips around the edges; some darkening on the dj. PART ONE: Flower Foes - China Aster; Auricula; Bulba; Carnation; Chrysanthemum; Dahlia; Delphinium; Hellebore; Hollyhock; Lawn; Lilium; Lupinus; Pansy and Violet; Pwony; Poppy; Rose; Sweet Pea; Wallflower. Greenhouse Foes - Ants; Aspidistra Leaf Blotch; Begonia Disease; Brown Scal; Camillia Diseases; Cockroaches; Damping Off; Eucharis Bult Mite; Fern Pests; Mealy Bug; Orchid Diseases; Orchid Pests; Red Spider; Snowflies; Springtails; Weevils; White Worms; Woodlice; Thrips; Tabulated List of Pests. Garden Friends - Birds; Centipedes; Chameleon; Devil's Coach Horse Beetle; Frog; Hover Flies; Ichneumon Flies; Lace-wing Fly; Ladybird Beetles; Toad; Tiger Beetle; Violet Ground Beetle. Sprayers and Spraying - Sprying Machines; Care of Spraying Machines; How to Spray. Insecticide Formulae - Naphthalene; Carbon Bisulphide; Lead Arsenate Paste; Paraffin and Soft Soap; Carbolic Acid and Soft Soap; Tobacco Wash; Hellebore Wash; Nicotine Wash. Fungus Formulae - Bordeaux Mixture; Burgundy Mixture; Violet Fungicide; Cupram; Sulphate of Copper; Sulphide of Potassium. Sterilisation of Soils - By Formalin; By Ammonia Solution; By Carbolic Acid Solution; By Steam or Hot Water; By heat; By Lime and Sulphur. Greenhouse Fumigation. PART TWO: The Foes - Apple; Apricot; Blackberry; Cherry; Currant; Fig; Gooseberry; Loganberry; Nuts; Peach and Nectarine; Pear; Plum and Damson; Raspberry; Strawberry; Vine. Sprayers and Spraying - Spraying Machines; Grease-Banding Fruit Trees. Insecticides and Fungicides. PART THREE: The Foes - Asparagus; Bean; Beet; Borecole; Broccoli; Brussels Sprouts; Cabbage; Carrot; Cauliflower; Celery; Cucumber and Melon; Endive; Garlic; Kohl-Rabi; Leek; Lettuce; Melon; Mint; Mushroom; Onion; Parsley; Parsnip; Pea; Potatoes; Shallot; Savoy; Swede; Spinach; Tomato; Turnip; Vegetable Marrow. Sprayers - Sprying Machines; Insecticide Formulae; Fungus Formulae; and Sterilization of Soils. 
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