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  • Buried Treasures: Tasty Tubers of the World

    By Brooklyn Botanic Garden

    Our Price: $5.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781889538341
    • Publisher: Brooklyn Botanic Garden
    • Published: October 2007
    Moving beyond the usual crops of potatoes and yams, this sourcebook offers up a feast of tropical and hardy tubers that are easy to grow, great to look at, and delicious to eat. In addition to being a fascinating culinary history, it provides detailed tips for buying, growing, harvesting, and cooking each of the featured vegetables. Tropical giants like elephant ears and yautia provide exotic accents in a summer border or container, then easily move indoors when the days get cooler. Hardy plants like North American Natives spring beauty and Jack-in-the-Pulpit can stay in the ground all year-round, providing an appealing floral display in spring and hearty nourishment in fall. The dozens of inspired recipes make this a must-have for adventurous gardeners and gourmet chefs alike.
  • Chile Peppers: Hot Tips and Tasty Picks for Gardeners and Gourmets

    By Brooklyn Botanic Garden

    Our Price: $9.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781889538136
    • Publisher: Brooklyn Botanic Garden
    • Published: December 2001
    Discusses the processes of growing, caring for, and preserving chile peppers and includes an encyclopedic guide to various types and their culinary uses.
  • Crazy About Cacti and Succulents: Brooklyn Botanic Garden All-Region Guides

    By Brooklyn Botanic Garden

    Our Price: $9.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781889538723
    • Publisher: Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Inc.
    • Published: May 2006
    Cacti and succulents are among the most bizarre and beautiful plants a gardener can grow—and included here are some of the most remarkable of them all: stapeliads and ceropegias. The Brooklyn Botanic Garden has brought together master gardeners from across the country, who show how easy it is to cultivate a collection of cacti and succulents on a windowsill or under artificial lights. They also introduce varieties that are hardy enough to grow outside in most climates. There are chapters on medicinal plants and succulent bonsai, plus advice on how experts groom their plants for competition. Finally, readers can learn how to help save the cacti and succulents that are threatened with extinction in the wild.
  • Easy Lawns: Low Maintenance Native Grasses for Gardeners Everywhere

    By Brooklyn Botanic Garden

    Our Price: $5.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781889538129
    • Publisher: Brooklyn Botanic Garden
    • Published: December 2001
    Readers learn how to choose, buy, plant, and care for a wide variety of grasses in this unique guide, which includes region-specific instructions based on native terrain and climate conditions. Original.
  • Gardener's World of Bulbs

    By Brooklyn Botanic Garden

    Our Price: $4.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780945352624
    • Publisher: Brooklyn Botanic Garden
    • Published: October 1991
  • Gardening with Children

    By Brooklyn Botanic Garden

    Our Price: $7.50
    • Format: Oversize Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781889538303
    • Publisher: Brooklyn Botanic Garden
    • Published: July 2007
    Provides step-by-step instructions for more than forty garden-related projects, experiments, exploration, and handicraft, including soil searches, herbariums, scarecrows, and dissecting flowers.
  • Gardening with Children (BBG Guides for a Greener Planet)

    By Brooklyn Botanic Garden

    Our Price: $12.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781889538785
    • Publisher: Brooklyn Botanic Garden
    • Published: April 2011
    Brooklyn Botanic Garden?home of the oldest continuously operating children’s garden in North America?offers a groundbreaking handbook that helps parents, teachers, and community gardeners introduce kids to the pleasures of gardening. In addition to growing common plants from seed, children will become more aware of nature’s cycles and earth's ecology, and enjoy a variety of fun projects.
  • Going Native: Biodiversity In Our Own Backyards

    By Brooklyn Botanic Garden

    Our Price: $5.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780945352853
    • Publisher: Sewall Company
    • Published: October 1994
  • Landscaping Indoors: Bringing the Garden Inside

    By Brooklyn Botanic Garden

    Our Price: $6.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781889538181
    • Publisher: Brooklyn Botanic Garden
    • Published: November 2000
  • Shrubs: The New Glamour Plants

    By Brooklyn Botanic Garden

    Our Price: $5.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780945352860
    • Publisher: Brooklyn Botanic Garden
    • Published: September 1995
  • Tantalizing Tomatoes: Smart Tips & Tasty Picks for Gardeners Everywhere

    By Brooklyn Botanic Garden

    Our Price: $6.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781889538006
    • Publisher: Brooklyn Botanic Garden
    • Published: 1997
    Describes different varieties, explains how to plant, trellis, and prune tomatoes, and offers recipes for preparing the harvest
  • The Climate Conscious Gardener

    By Brooklyn Botanic Garden

    Our Price: $7.50
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781889538495
    • Publisher: Brooklyn Botanic Garden
    • Published: June 2010
    It's a little-known fact that the typical garden can be a big source of climate-altering greenhouse gases. But gardeners can make a differenc! In this groundbreaking book you'll find comprehensive, easy-to-understand information, based on the latest climate research, on how to prevent climate change in your garden and beyond.
  • The Gardener's Guide to Growing Orchids

    By Brooklyn Botanic Garden

    Our Price: $7.50
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781889538617
    • Publisher: Brooklyn Botanic Garden
    • Published: June 2004
    “A brilliant collection of gardening books.”—The New York Times Book ReviewFrom the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, a series The New York Times calls a "brilliant collection of gardening books."The world-famous Brooklyn Botanic Garden, a renowned collection of international experts, and celebrated orchid photographer Charles Marsden Fitch, combine their talents to give gardeners all the information they need to cultivate the exotic orchid. This unmatched and beautiful handbook covers all the basics in painstaking detail, from propagation and potting to watering and fertilizing to setting temperatures and light. There’s advice on overcoming common beginner’s pitfalls, creating an orchid collection, growing under lights, and control of common pests.
  • The Sunny Border: Sun-Loving Perennials for Season-Long Color

    By Brooklyn Botanic Garden

    Our Price: $5.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781889538532
    • Publisher: Brooklyn Botanic Garden
    • Published: September 2002
    A garden in the sun-what could be more colorful and enjoyable! Design and plant your own unique sun garden of perennials with your choice of beautiful, multifaceted blooms. What will it be for you? Perhaps a sun-drenched English border, resplendent with soft, romantic pinks and blues. A wild prairie garden with tiny subtle flowering grasses. A cottage door yard, or a variegated tumble of flowers, shrubs, and vegetables in bold sweeps and clusters. Chapters cover the ground rules of perennials, with planting and maintenance tips for 75 dramatic plants and 96 flowering shrubs, arranged by their moisture and climate preferences. A photo gallery of will inspire you to make the most of any site of any shape or size.
  • Wildflower Gardens: 60 Spectacular Plants and How to Grow Them in Your Garden

    By Brooklyn Botanic Garden

    Our Price: $7.50
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781889538112
    • Publisher: Brooklyn Botanic Garden
    • Published: 1999
    The accessible and colorful gardener's manual published by the Brooklyn Botanic Garden provides readers with tips on garden design, information on garden styles, an encyclopedia of sixty wildflowers, and mail-order sources for plants and seeds. Original.

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