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  • Flower Color Guide

    By Darroch Putnam

    Our Price: $31.50
    • Format: FlexiBind
    • ISBN-13: 9780714877556
    • Publisher: Phaidon Press
    • Published: October 2018
  • Fossils: 300 of The Earth's Fossilized Species

    By Carl Mehling

    Our Price: $5.00
    • Format: FlexiBind
    • ISBN-13: 9781592237371
    • Publisher: Thunder Bay Press
    • Published: June 2007
    Paleontologists scour the earth in search of buried fossils that can help us understand what happened on Earth millions, and even billions, of years ago ? and what may happen in the future. Take a close-up look at more than 300 amazing specimens in Fossils.An in-depth examination of fossils, from preserved trees and grasses to mollusks, trilobites, fish, and dinosaurs, discovered on every continent.Each fossil is illustrated with a clear and detailed photograph, accompanied by informed, accessible text and a table of information featuring its scientific name, order and family, habitat, distribution, geological period, and dimensions.This essential book complements existing paleontology guides by providing a side-by-side comparison of the world’s fossil types and makes an excellent pocket reference guide for students and general readers alike.Fossils complements existing paleontology guides by providing a side-by-side comparison of the world’s fossil types and makes an excellent reference guide for both students and general readers.
  • Gemstones

    By Cally Hall

    Our Price: $11.00
    • Format: FlexiBind
    • ISBN-13: 9780789489852
    • Publisher: Dorling Kindersly
    • Published: May 2002
    (DK/Smithsonian Handbooks series). Packed with detailed information on gemstone properties, varieties, and more, this handbook provides the clearest identificationguide to natural and synthetic gemstones. With more than 800 vivid full-color photographs of more than 130 varieties of cut and uncut stones, organic gemstones and precious metals, this concise guide assures instant recognition of eachgemstone. Each entry combines a precise description with annotated photographs to highlight the gemstone's chief characteristics and distinguising features. With glossary; index. 160p.
  • Good Bug Bad Bug: Who's Who, What They Do, and How to Manage Them Organically (All you need to know about the insects in your garden)

    By Jessica Walliser

    Our Price: $18.95
    • Format: FlexiBind
    • ISBN-13: 9780981961590
    • Publisher: St. Lynn's Press
    • Published: May 2011
    Identifies helpful and harmful insects found in the garden, and gives advice for effectively managing both types of insects organically.
  • Herb Gardening

    By Patricia Hopkinson

    Our Price: $12.50
    • Format: FlexiBind
    • ISBN-13: 9780679414322
    • Publisher: RANDOM HOUSE
    • Published: May 1994
    (American Garden Guides). A volume in 'The American Garden Guides' series, compiled with Berkeley Botanical Garden and Matthaei Botanical Gardens, and in consultation with five other botanical gardens and arboreta. In-depth studies of growing herbs for culinary purposes. Over 200 color illus., plus B&W pictures. 224p.
  • Herbs

    By Lesley Bremness

    Our Price: $22.00
    • Format: FlexiBind
    • ISBN-13: 9780789493910
    • Publisher: Dorling Kindersley
    • Published: October 2002
    (Smithsonian Handbooks series). Here, 1,500 vivid full-color photos combine with descriptions of more than 700 species. This comprehensive book explains what an herb is, identifies which parts are collected and prepared, and describes the different uses of each - from cooking and medicine to beauty treatment, aromatherapy, and crafts. Essential details of the species; size, habitat and natural range complete every entry, and a concsie glossary explains technical and scientific terms. Color illustrations show the whole plant or tree in its most typical form, while color-coded bands provide quick reference facts. Index. 304p.
  • Homegrown Herb Garden: A Guide tro Growing and Culinary Uses

    By Lisa Baker Morgan

    Our Price: $7.50
    • Format: FlexiBind
    • ISBN-13: 9781492476740
    • Publisher: Sweetwater Press
    • Published: 2015
  • How to Identify Birds

    By John Farrand

    Our Price: $9.00
    • Format: FlexiBind
    • ISBN-13: 9780070199750
    • Publisher: McGraw-Hill
    • Published: January 1988
    Tells how habitat, size, behavior, shape, posture, color, pattern, and song can be used to identify hundreds of species of birds
  • Indoor Gardening: Chicago Botanic Garden

    By Kate Jerome

    Our Price: $10.00
    • Format: FlexiBind
    • ISBN-13: 9780679758280
    • Publisher: Pantheon Books
    • Published: March 1995
    Offers practical advice on growing plants indoors and recommends a variety of the most popular house plants
  • Insects of Texas

    By David H. Kattes

    Our Price: $27.00
    • Format: FlexiBind
    • ISBN-13: 9781603440820
    • Publisher: TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY PRESS
    • Published: July 2009
    This practical, non-technical introduction to insect classification offers a well-illustrated, straight-forward primer in entomology. Whether you are part of a master naturalist program, are interested in environmentally friendly pest management, or simply enjoy knowing what to call that strange-looking bug on your back porch, Insects of Texas will be your first resource for insect classification and identification. This book will help you sort out many of the millions of insect species by learning the readily distinguishable field characteristics needed to identify groups most commonly seen in Texas. David H. Kattes provides short tutorials on morphology and metamorphosis and uses a simple color-coding scheme to present the five classes of arthropods and the orders, suborders, and families of insects most relevant to Texas observers. Photo keys, pronunciation guides, illustrated tables, abundant photographs, and highlighted accounts of physical and biological characteristics help introduce readers to the various tiny creatures that inhabit our world, steering them through arachnids, crustaceans, millipedes, centipedes, and hexapods. Within each account, Kattes comments on habits and other interesting information, reflecting his long experience in teaching and speaking to a variety of receptive audiences.
  • Kaufman Field Guide to Insects of North America

    By Eric R. Eaton

    Our Price: $18.95
    • Format: FlexiBind
    • ISBN-13: 9780618153107
    • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company
    • Published: February 2007
    Features of this indispensible guid include more than 2,350 full-color images representing every major group of insects found in North America north of Mexico; pictorial table of contents; a wealth of information on insect behaviors and life histories conveyed in simple, nontechnical terminology. Index/Short Index. 'The easiest guide for fast identification.' 392p.
  • Kaufman Field Guide to Nature of New England

    By Kenn Kaufman

    Our Price: $20.00
    • Format: FlexiBind
    • ISBN-13: 9780618456970
    • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
    • Published: October 2012
    Presents an illustrated field guide to the plants, wildlife, night sky, and natural environments of New England.
  • Kaufman Field Guide to the Birds of North America

    By Kenn Kaufman

    Our Price: $18.95
    • Format: FlexiBind
    • ISBN-13: 9780618574230
    • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company
    • Published: April 2005
    (Kaufman Field Guide series). Illustrated with more than 2,000 images digitally edited by the author and based on photos by more than 80 top photographers. Features include a pictorial table of contents and color-tabbed sections; similar species grouped together; one-page quick index; new introduction. 'The easiest guide for fast identification.' 392p.
  • National Audubon Society Field Guide to Fishes, Whales & Dolphins (Audubon Society Field Guide)

    By Audubon Society

    Our Price: $9.00
    • Format: FlexiBind
    • ISBN-13: 9780394534053
    • Publisher: Knopf
    • Published: October 1983
    Provides reference material for North American fish, dolphins, and whales
  • National Audubon Society Field Guide to Fishes: North America (Revised Edition)

    By Carter R. Gilbert

    Our Price: $21.55
    • Format: FlexiBind
    • ISBN-13: 9780375412240
    • Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf
    • Published: June 2002
    Highlighted by more than 1,600 new color and black-and-white photographs, illustrations, and maps, this thoroughly revised field guide to North American fishes includes detailed profiles of 657 fish species, along with notes on 764 more, all-new maps forHighlighted by more than 1,600 new color and black-and-white photographs, illustrations, and maps, this thoroughly revised field guide to North American fishes includes detailed profiles of 657 fish species, along with notes on 764 more, all-new maps for fresh- and saltwater species, identification tips, and other features. 50,000 first printing. fresh- and saltwater species, identification tips, and other features. 50,000 first printing.

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