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The 260 Best Botany Books For Plant And Gardening Obsessives

“What are the best Botany books of all time?” We looked at 16 sources and found 260 unique titles in an effort to answer that very question.

No matter what region or habitat you live in there is one thing you will almost always be able to find, plants. Plants best represent the always elegant quote from Dr. Ian Malcolm “Life, uh, finds a way” from Jurassic Park more than any other living thing on the planet. They come in all shapes and sizes, with different physiology , genetics, and structures. Botany, the scientific study of plants, and the books associated with it, help to show the importance of these wonderful being that are not only unique and numerous in their own right, but also keep all human and animal life alive as well.

We found 260 different books about botany from 16 different sources. The top 9 are listed below with images, summaries, and links. The additional 251 books, along with the sources can be found at the bottom of the page.

 

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The Best Books About Botany Of All Time



9.) A Field Guide to Edible Wild Plants of Eastern and Central North America by Lee Peterson

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Lists It Appears On:

    • Botany Everyday
    • Ready Nutrition

More than 370 edible wild plants, plus 37 poisonous look-alikes, are described here, with 400 drawings and 78 color photographs showing precisely how to recognize each species. Also included are habitat descriptions, lists of plants by season, and preparation instructions for 22 different food uses.

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8.) Botany in a Day: The Patterns Method of Plant Identification by Thomas J. Elpel

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Lists It Appears On:

    • HCC Library
    • Learn Plants Now

Botany in a Day is changing the way people learn about plants. A one-day tutorial introduces eight of the world’s most common plant families, applicable to more than 45,000 species of plants. Master these eight patterns and have the skills to recognize an astonishing number of plants on any continent. Add to your repertoire by keying out entirely unknown plants and learning additional family patterns.

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7.) Flora: An Artistic Voyage Through the World of Plants by Sandra Knapp

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Lists It Appears On:

    • Botany Everyday
    • Botanical Art & Artists

Flora’ contains 20 essays on the history of key plant families, including cacti, daffodils, iris, magnolia, poppies, roses, tulips and waterlilies. It explains how plants have adopted remarkable behaviours for survival in a variety of harsh habitats and also tells the remarkable stories of the adventurous botanist explorers who braved disease, slave traders, wars, jungles and other dangers to collect plants now commonly grown in our own gardens. ‘Flora’ is graced with hundreds of stunning colour illustrations selectedfrom the vast collection of original botanical paintings held at the Natural History Museum, London.

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6.) Insects of Surinam by Maria Sibylla Merian

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Lists It Appears On:

    • Botanical Art & Artists
    • Design Sponge

At a time when few women were educated or literate and rarely travelled German-born naturalist and artist Maria Sibylla Merian (1647 1717) made history with her studies of insects in Surinam. Trained as a copperplate engraver and watercolorist, she documented the metamorphosis of butterflies, laying the foundation for modern entomology. What Merian observed when breeding native species of butterfly triggered her curiosity, and spurred her to further investigation; the development from ovum, via larva and chrysalis, to adult butterfly was not fully understood in the 17th century. And not every pupa developed into a butterfly, which puzzled Merian for a long time. On seeing a collection of butterflies from Dutch Guiana, modern Surinam, she decided to study tropical flora and fauna, to discover whether the moths and butterflies she saw in collections shared the same life cycle as those she had bred: the egg and caterpillar stage. In 1699 she sailed for South America with daughter Dorothea, the first time any woman had ventured on a journey of exploration on this scale. Having evaluated and categorized her specimens, in 1705 she published her major work Metamorphosis Insectorum Surinamensium, in Dutch and Latin. She made 60 copperplate engravings to illustrate the stages of insect development, arranged around the cultivated and wild plants she had encountered on her travels. With its detailed text and imagery, the Metamorphosis is the first work on the natural history of Surinam.

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5.) The Biology of Horticulture: An Introductory Textbook by John E. Preece and Paul E. Read

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Lists It Appears On:

    • HCC Library
    • Learn 4 Good

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4.) Dapuri Drawings: Alexander Gibson & the Bombay Botanic Gardens by Henry J. Noltie

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Lists It Appears On:

    • Botanical Art & Artists
    • Botanical Art & Artists

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3.) Botany for Gardeners by Brian Capon

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Lists It Appears On:

    • Botany Everyday
    • GardensIllustrated
    • HCC Library

A bestseller since its debut in 1990, this indispensable and handy reference has now been expanded and updated to include an appendix on plant taxonomy and a comprehensive index. Two dozen new photos and illustrations make this new edition even richer with information. Its convenient paperback format makes it easy to carry and access, whether you are in or out of the garden. An essential overview of the science behind plants for beginning and advanced gardeners alike.

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2.) Plant Identification Terminology: An Illustrated Glossary by James G. Harris and Melinda Woolf Harris

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Lists It Appears On:

    • Botany Everyday
    • HCC Library
    • Learn Plants Now

“Plant identification employs an extensive and complex terminology. Professional botanists often need several years in the field to master this terminology, and it presents a daunting obstacle to the student of botany.
The meaning of most botanical terms, however, is immediately apparent when an illustration is available. That is the purpose of this volume. Plant Identification Terminology provides over nineteen hundred clear illustrations of terms used in plant identification keys and descriptions. It also includes definitions for more than twenty-seven hundred taxonomic terms.”

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1.) The Botany of Desire: A Plant’s-Eye View of the World by Michael Pollan

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Lists It Appears On:

    • Book Brows
    • Flower School NY
    • Learn Plants Now

Every schoolchild learns about the mutually beneficial dance of honeybees and flowers: The bee collects nectar and pollen to make honey and, in the process, spreads the flowers’ genes far and wide. In The Botany of Desire, Michael Pollan ingeniously demonstrates how people and domesticated plants have formed a similarly reciprocal relationship. He masterfully links four fundamental human desires—sweetness, beauty, intoxication, and control—with the plants that satisfy them: the apple, the tulip, marijuana, and the potato. In telling the stories of four familiar species, Pollan illustrates how the plants have evolved to satisfy humankind’s most basic yearnings. And just as we’ve benefited from these plants, we have also done well by them. So who is really domesticating whom?

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#10-260 Best Botany and Flower Books
(Appear on 1 List Each)



100 Flowers and How They Got Their NamesDiana WellsHCC Library
300 Years of Botanical IllustrationHelen HewsonBotanical Art & Artists
A Dyer’s Garden : From Plant to Pot: Growing Dyes for Natural FibersRita BuchananBotany Everyday
A Forest of Stories–Magical Tree Tales from around the WorldRina Singh and illustrated by Helen CannBotany Books for kids
A Garden of Marvels: How We Discovered that Flowers Have Sex, Leaves Eat Air, and Other Secrets of PlantsRuth KassingerBook Brows
A Natural History of North American TreesDonald Culross PeattieLearn Plants Now
A New Flowering: 1000 Years of Botanical ArtShirley SherwoodBotanical Art & Artists
A Passion for FlowersCarolyne RoehmFlower School NY
A Passion for PartiesCarolyne RoehmFlower School NY
A Passion for Plants: Contemporary Botanical MasterworksShirley SherwoodBotanical Art & Artists
A Seed is Sleepy,Dianna Hutts Aston and illustrated by Sylvia LongBotany Books for kids
A Synonymized Checklist of Vascular Flora of the United States, Canada and GreenlandJ. T. KarteszBotany Everyday
A Tree Can Be. . .Judy Nayer and illustrated by Anna VojtechBotany Books for kids
A Year in FlowersShane ConnollyFlower School NY
Alberto Pinto: Table SettingsAlberto PintoFlower School NY
Algae: Anatomy, Biochemistry, and Biotechnology, Second EditionLaura BarsantiBio Teaching
Alteration of Native Hawaiian Vegetation: Effects of Humans, their Activities and IntroductionsLinda W. PrattHCC Library
Amazing Rare ThingsDesign Sponge
Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food LifeBarbara KingsolverBook Brows
Ann Lovejoy’s Organic Garden Design SchoolSmiling Gerdener
Annual Plant Reviews, Insect-Plant Interactions (Volume 47)Claudia VoelckelBio Teaching
Annuals and BiennialsGardensIllustrated
Arthur Harry Church: The Anatomy of FlowersA.H. Church and David J. MabberleyBotanical Art & Artists
Autumn LeavesKen RobbinsBotany Books for kids
Beth Chatto’s Gravel GardenGardensIllustrated
Biological TransmutationsSmiling Gerdener
Biology of PlantsPeter H. Raven, Ray F. Evert, Susan E. EichhornLearn 4 Good
Bitter Roots: The Search for Healing Plants in AfricaAbena Dove Osseo-AsareBio Teaching
Botanisches Grundpraktikum (German Edition)Ulrich KückBio Teaching
Botany for Botanical ArtistsMaking A Mark
Botany for Degree Students: AlgaeBR Bashishta, Dr. AK Sinha and Dr. VP SinghFreestyle Post
Botany Illustrated: Introduction to Plants, Major Groups, Flowering Plant FamiliesJanice Glimn-Lacy and Peter B. KaufmanHCC Library
Bouquet From the MetBarbara PlumbFlower School NY
Bread from StonesSmiling Gerdener
Breeding Anthuriums in HawaiiHaruyuki Kamemoto; Adelheid R. KuehnleHCC Library
Breeding Dendrobium Orchids in HawaiiHaruyuki KamemotoHCC Library
Bringing Nature Home: Floral Arrangements Inspired by NatureNgoc Minh NgoFlower School NY
Building Soils NaturallySmiling Gerdener
BulbGardensIllustrated
Chinese Art and the Reeves Collection: Images of NatureJudith MageeBotanical Art & Artists
Chrysalis: Maria Sibylla Merian and the Secrets of MetamorphosisKim ToddBotanical Art & Artists
Contemporary Botanical Artists: The Shirley Sherwood CollectionBotanical Art & Artists
Creating a Forest Garden: Working with Nature to Grow Edible CropsSmiling Gerdener
Crinkleroot’s Guide to Knowing the TreesJim ArnoskyBotany Books for kids
Cultivating Garden StyleRochelle GreayerGarden and Gun
David Stark: The Art of the PartyDavid StarkFlower School NY
Dior Impressions: The Inspiration and Influence of Impressionism at the House of DiorFlorence Muller, Philippe Thiebaut, Farid Chenoune, Barbara Jeauffroy-Mairet and Brigitte RichartFlower School NY
Dream Plants for the Natural GardenGardensIllustrated
Dyes from American Native Plants: A Practical GuideLynne RichardsBotany Everyday
Earthly Bodies Heavenly HairDina FalconiBotany Everyday
Ecology of Plant-Derived Smoke: Its Use in Seed GerminationLara JeffersonBio Teaching
Edible Wild Mushrooms of North America: A Field-to-kitchen GuideReady Nutrition
Eloge de la plante (French Edition)Bio Teaching
Encyclopedia of Tropical PlantsHCC Library
Entertaining in the French StyleEileen JohnsonFlower School NY
Evolutionary Biomechanics (Oxford Series in Ecology and Evolution)Graham TaylorBio Teaching
Fathers of Botany: The Discovery of Chinese Plants by European MissionariesJane KilpatrickBio Teaching
Fertility from the Ocean DeepSmiling Gerdener
Flora Mirabilis: How Plants Have Shaped World Knowledge, Health, Wealth, and BeautyCatherine Herbert HowellHCC Library
Flower Confidential: The Good, the Bad, and the BeautifulAmy StewartFlower School NY
Flowering EarthDonald Culross PeattieLearn Plants Now
Flowering Plant FamiliesWendy ZomleferBotany Everyday
Flowering Plant Families of the World RevV.H. HeywoodBotany Everyday
FlowersCarolyne RoehmFlower School NY
Flowers A to Z: Buying, Growing, Cutting, ArrangingCecelia HeffernanFlower School NY
Flowers for the Home: Inspirations from the World Over by Prudence DesignsGrayson HandyFlower School NY
Flowers for the Table: Arrangements and Bouquets for All SeasonsAriella ChezarFlower School NY
Flowers of the Amazon Forests – the Botanical Art of Margaret MeeBotanical Art & Artists
Flowers, Butterflies and Insects:Botanical Art & Artists
Forager: A Subjective Guide to Miami’s Edible PlantsTiffany Noé, George Echevarria, and Nick VagnoniGarden and Gun
Forest EcosystemsSmiling Gerdener
Gaia’s GardenSmiling Gerdener
Garden for Eternity: The Codex LiechtensteinH. W. Lack (Author), Illustrators: Ferdinand Bauer and Franz BauerBotanical Art & Artists
Garden of EdenDesign Sponge
Genetic RouletteSmiling Gerdener
Growing and Marketing Ginseng, Goldenseal and other Woodland MedicinalsJeanine DavisBotany Everyday
Guide to the Vascular Plants of the Blue RidgeB. E. WoffordBotany Everyday
Hands-On AgronomySmiling Gerdener
Healthy CropsSmiling Gerdener
Hellstrip GardeningEvelyn J. HaddenGarden and Gun
Henk Gerritsen: Essay on GardeningGardensIllustrated
How Plants Get Their NamesL.H. BaileyLearn Plants Now
How the Earth Turned Green: A Brief 3.8-Billion-Year History of PlantsJoseph E. ArmstrongBio Teaching
How to Identify Flowering Plant FamiliesJ. BaumgardtBotany Everyday
How To Identify PlantsH. D. HarringtonLearn Plants Now
In Praise of PlantsFrancis HalléLearn Plants Now
Indian Botanical Drawings 1793-1868Henry J. NoltieBotanical Art & Artists
Introductory Botany: Plants, People, and the EnvironmentLinda R. BergLearn 4 Good
Introductory Plant BiologyKingsley R Stern, Jim Bidlack, Shelley JanskyLearn 4 Good
Invitations 2: Daniel OstDaniel OstFlower School NY
Karl Blossfeldt. The Complete Published WorkBotanical Art & Artists
Keepers of Life: Discovering Plants through Native American Stories and Earth Activities for ChildrenJoseph Bruchac and Michael J. CadutoBotany Books for kids
Lab GirlHope JahrenBook Brows
Leafing Through FlowersDaniel OstFlower School NY
Leonhart Fuchs: The New Herbal of 1543Leonhart FuchBotanical Art & Artists
Living Art: Style Your Home with FlowersOlivier GiugniFlower School NY
Madderlake’s Trade Secrets: Finding & Arranging Flowers NaturallyTom PritchardFlower School NY
Mainline Farming for Century Twenty-OneSmiling Gerdener
Making a Garden: Successful gardening by nature’s rulesGardensIllustrated
Manual of the Flowering Plants of HawaiʻiWarren L. Wagner, Derral R. Herbst, S.H. SohmerHCC Library
Manual of Vascular Flora of the CarolinasRadford, Ahles, BellBotany Everyday
Margaret Mee’s Amazon – Diaries of an Artist ExplorerBotanical Art & Artists
Maria Sibylla Merian and Daughters: Women of Art and ScienceElla ReitsmaBotanical Art & Artists
Maria Sibylla Merian: Insects of SurinamKatharina Schmidt-LoskeBotanical Art & Artists
Marine Algae: Biodiversity, Taxonomy, Environmental Assessment, and BiotechnologyLeonel PereiraBio Teaching
Matthew Robbins’ Inspired Weddings: Designing Your Big Day with Favorite Objects and Family TreasuresMatthew RobbinsFlower School NY
Medical HerbalismDavid HoffmannBotany Everyday
Medicinal Plants of the WorldBen Van WykBotany Everyday
Mister Owita’s Guide to Gardening: How I Learned the Unexpected Joy of a Green Thumb and an Open HeartCarol WallBook Brows
Molecular Mechanisms of PhotosynthesisRobert E. BlankenshipBio Teaching
My GardenJamaica KincaidBook Brows
Mycelium RunningSmiling Gerdener
Natural Pest and Disease ControlSmiling Gerdener
Nature Illuminated: Flora and Fauna from the Court of Emperor Rudolf IIGetty TrustBotanical Art & Artists
Newcomb’s Wildflower GuideL. NewcombBotany Everyday
Old Carnations and PinksC.O. Moreton with illustrations by Rory McEwenBotanical Art & Artists
Oxidative Damage to Plants: Antioxidant Networks and SignalingParvaiz AhmadBio Teaching
Paramagnetism: Rediscovering Nature’s Secret Force of GrowthSmiling Gerdener
Perelandra Garden WorkbookSmiling Gerdener
Perennial Garden Plants or the Modern FlorilegiumGardensIllustrated
Permaculture: A Designers’ ManualSmiling Gerdener
Photo Atlas for BotanyJames W. Perry, David MortonLearn 4 Good
Photographic Atlas of Botany and Guide to Plant IdentificationJ. CastnerBotany Everyday
Photosynthesis in the Marine EnvironmentSven BeerBio Teaching
Phylogeography of California: An IntroductionKristina A. SchierenbeckBio Teaching
Phytomedicines, Herbal Drugs, and PoisonsBen-Erik van WykBio Teaching
Planetary HerbologyMichael TierraBotany Everyday
Plant (DK Eye Wonder)Fleur StarBotany Books for kids
Plant Abiotic StressMatthew A. JenksBio Teaching
Plant BiologyThomas L. Rost, Michael G. Barbour, C. Ralph Stocking, Terence M. MurphyLearn 4 Good
Plant Cell Wall Patterning and Cell ShapeHiroo FukudaBio Teaching
Plant Chemical BiologyDominique AudenaertBio Teaching
Plant Classification (The Life of Plants)Louise & Richard SpilsburyBotany Books for kids
Plant Natural Products: Synthesis, Biological Functions and Practical ApplicationsHerwig O. GutzeitBio Teaching
Plant Virology, Fifth EditionRoger HullBio Teaching
Plant Virus-Host Interaction: Molecular Approaches and Viral EvolutionR.K. GaurBio Teaching
Plants and Their Application to OrnamentEugene GrassetDesign Sponge
Plants for Tropical LandscapesFred D. Rauch; Paul R. WeissichHCC Library
Plants that Never Ever BloomRuth HellerBotany Books for kids
Pulbrook & Gould FlowersSonja Waites and Sharon AmosFlower School NY
Reaching for the Sun: How Plants WorkSmiling Gerdener
Recipes for Parties: Menus, Flowers, Decor: Everything for Perfect EntertainingNancy Parker and Michael LevaFlower School NY
Remaining FlowersDaniel OstFlower School NY
Remarkable Plants That Shape Our WorldHelen BynumBio Teaching
Reproductive Biology of PlantsKishan Gopal RamawatBio Teaching
RHS Encyclopedia of GardeningGardensIllustrated
RHS Latin for GardenersGardensIllustrated
Rodale’s Illustrated Encyclopedia of HerbsC. KowalchikBotany Everyday
Rory McEwen The Colours of RealityMartyn RixBotanical Art & Artists
Rory McEwen: The Botanical PaintingsCaroline Cuthbert (Editor), Rory McEwen (Illustrator)Botanical Art & Artists
Science in AgricultureSmiling Gerdener
Sea Energy AgricultureSmiling Gerdener
Seaweed Ecology and PhysiologyDr Catriona L. HurdBio Teaching
Secrets of the SoilSmiling Gerdener
Seed Wars: Controversies and Cases on Plant Genetic Resources and Intellectual PropertyKeith AokiHCC Library
Seeds of DeceptionSmiling Gerdener
Seeds, Second Edition: Ecology, Biogeography, and, Evolution of Dormancy and GerminationCarol C. BaskinBio Teaching
Senstational Bouquets by Christian TortuCorine Delahaye and Sylvai ThomasFlower School NY
Sepp Holzer’s PermacultureSmiling Gerdener
Seven Flowers And How They Shaped Our WorldJennifer PotterGarden and Gun
Shanleya’s Quest: a Botany Adventure for Kids Ages 9 to 99Thomas J. Elpel and illustrated by Gloria BrownBotany Books for kids
Simply Elegant Flowers With Michael George and Bob ShumanMichael George andFlower School NY
Sonoran Desert Food Plants: Edible Uses for the Desert’s Wild BountyReady Nutrition
Studies in BotanyJN Mitra, D Mitra and SK Chowdhuri, Vol. IFreestyle Post
Sunset Western Garden BookSmiling Gerdener
Table Flowers: Over 50 Arrangements for Simple, Special, and Spectacular OccasionsShane ConnollyFlower School NY
Tage AndersenAase HolmFlower School NY
TAGE ANDERSEN II: Floral Art, Interior – ExteriorTage AndersenFlower School NY
Teaming with MicrobesSmiling Gerdener
Tell Me, Tree–All about Trees for KidsGail GibbonsBotany Books for kids
Temperature and Plant DevelopmentKeara FranklinBio Teaching
The Anatomy of Life and Energy in AgricultureSmiling Gerdener
The Art of Botanical Illustration: An Illustrated HistoryWilfrid BluntBotanical Art & Artists
The Art of Floral ArrangingEileen JohnsonFlower School NY
The Atlas of Food: Who Eats What, Where, and WhyErik Millstone and Tim LangHCC Library
The Auricula : its history and characterC. Oscar Moreton with illustrations by Rory McEwenBotanical Art & Artists
The Australian Flower Paintings of Ferdinand BauerBotanical Art & Artists
The Best Books about Botanical Artists & IllustratorsMaking A Mark
The Best Botanical Art BooksMaking A Mark
The Big, Bad Book of BotanyMichael LargoGarden and Gun
The Black TulipAlexandre Dumas pereFlower School NY
The Book of FlowersCatherine DonzelFlower School NY
The Botany Coloring BookP. YoungBotany Everyday
The Complete Illustrated Book of Dyes from Natural Sources.Arthur and Connie KrochmalBotany Everyday
The Compost Tea Brewing ManualSmiling Gerdener
The Concise Oxford Dictionary of BotanyMichael AllabyHCC Library
The E-Myth Revisited: Why Most Small Businesses Don’t Work and What to Do About ItMichael E. GerberFlower School NY
The Education of a GardenerGardensIllustrated
The Encyclopedia of Edible Plants of North America –Francois CouplanBotany Everyday
The Encyclopedia of Grasses for Livable LandscapesGardensIllustrated
The Essence Of Organic GardeningSmiling Gerdener
The Flora Graeca Story: Sibthorp, Bauer, and Hawkins in the LevantH.W. Lack and David MabberleyBotanical Art & Artists
The Florilegium of Alexander Marshal at Windsor CastlePrudence Leith RossBotanical Art & Artists
The Flower Alphabet BookJerry Pallotta and illustrated by Leslie EvansBotany Books for kids
The Flowering Amazon Margaret Mee Paintings from the Royal Botanic Gardens,KewRuth L. A. Stiff (Author), Margaret Mee (Illustrator)Botanical Art & Artists
The Flowers of La GrenouilleCharles MassonFlower School NY
The Forager’s HarvestReady Nutrition
The Garden of Evening MistsTan Twan EngBook Brows
The Gardener’s A-Z Guide to Growing Organic FoodSmiling Gerdener
The Gardener’s Book of ColourGardensIllustrated
The Gardener’s GardenPhaidon EditorsGarden and Gun
The Golden Age of Botanical ArtMartyn RixBotanical Art & Artists
The Hillier Manual of Trees and ShrubsGardensIllustrated
The Holistic Orchard: Tree Fruits and Berries the Biological WaySmiling Gerdener
The Humanure Handbook: A Guide to Composting Human ManureSmiling Gerdener
The Ideal SoilSmiling Gerdener
The Illustrated HerbalWilfred Blunt and Sandra RaphaelBotanical Art & Artists
The Language of Flowers: A NovelVanessa DiffenbaughBook Brows
The Lost Language of PlantsSmiling Gerdener
The Magnificent Flora Graeca: How the Mediterranean Came to the English GardenStephen HarrisBotanical Art & Artists
The New Organic GrowerSmiling Gerdener
The New Oxford Book of Food PlantsJ.G. Vaughan and C. A. GeisslerHCC Library
The Non-Toxic Farming HandbookSmiling Gerdener
The North American Guide to Common Poisonous Plants and MushroomsReady Nutrition
The One-Straw RevolutionSmiling Gerdener
The Orchid Paintings of Franz BauerBotanical Art & Artists
The Organic Lawn Care ManualSmiling Gerdener
The Organic Method PrimerSmiling Gerdener
The Rodale Book of CompostingSmiling Gerdener
The RoseGardensIllustrated
The RosesDesign Sponge
The Secret Language of Flowers: Rediscovering Traditional MeaningsShane ConnollyFlower School NY
The Secret Life of PlantsSmiling Gerdener
The Secret Teachings of PlantsSmiling Gerdener
The Soil Biology PrimerSmiling Gerdener
The Surprising Life of Constance Spry: From Social Reformer to Society FloristSue ShepardFlower School NY
The Tiny SeedEric CarleBotany Books for kids
The Tree: A Natural History of What Trees Are, How They Live, and Why They MatterColin TudgeLearn Plants Now
The Uses of Wild PlantsFrank TozerBotany Everyday
The Well-Tempered GardenGardensIllustrated
The Wild Vegetarian CookbookSteve BrillBotany Everyday
To Have & To Hold: Magical Wedding BouquetsAvi Adler and David StarkFlower School NY
Treasures of Botanical Art: Icons from the Shirley Sherwood and Kew CollectionsShirley Sherwood and Martyn RixBotanical Art & Artists
Trees of North America (Usborne Spotter’s Guides)Alan MitchellBotany Books for kids
Trees: Their Natural HistoryPeter A. ThomasBio Teaching
Tropical FlowersEileen JohnsonFlower School NY
Tulips & tulipomaniaWilfrid BluntBotanical Art & Artists
Tuning in to NatureSmiling Gerdener
Understanding Flowers & Flowering Second EditionBeverley GloverBio Teaching
Using Wild and Wayside PlantsNelson CoonBotany Everyday
Vascular Plant FamiliesJ. SmithBotany Everyday
Weeds And What They TellSmiling Gerdener
Weeds: Control Without PoisonsSmiling Gerdener
Wetland Plants: Biology and EcologyJ. K. Cronk, M.S. FennessyLearn 4 Good
What Do Roots Do?Kathleen KudlinskiBotany Books for kids
What Kinds of Seeds Are These?Heidi Bee Roemer and illustrated by Olena KassianBotany Books for kids
Wild FermentationSmiling Gerdener
Wildflowers of North America: A Guide to Field IdentificationF. D. VenningBotany Everyday
Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern AppalachiansD. HornBotany Everyday
Women Of Flowers – Botanical Art In Australia From The 1830s to the 1960sLeonie NortonBotanical Art & Artists
Working With Nature – Shifting ParadigmsSmiling Gerdener


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