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Botanical Art Techniques: A Comprehensive Guide to Watercolor, Graphite, Colored Pencil, Vellum, Pen and Ink, Egg Tempera, Oils, Printmaking, and More

One of the most comprehensive books on botanical illustrations, this also serves as an introduction to a variety of art mediums.
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Writing Wild: Women Poets, Ramblers, and Mavericks Who Shape How We See the Natural World

As a succinct introduction to women nature writers, this elegant compilation should have a broad reach and inspire readers to seek out more about the authors featured.

Nature’s Best Hope: A New Approach to Conservation That Starts in Your Yard

Recent reports of massive declines in bird populations across North America make this book both timely and apposite. An essential addition to most gardening collections.
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The Earth in Her Hands: 75 Extraordinary Women Working in the World of Plants

Young women looking for ideas for a career in agriculture or horticulture are offered a number of paths to explore in this title. Those with a passion for plants who wish to see the many faces of women influencing the field will also enjoy.
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Chasing Eden: Design Inspiration from the Gardens at Hortulus Farm

Staub and Reynolds provide gardening inspiration, entertaining reading, and horticultural education in a title that a wide range of hobbyists, garden historians, and design professionals should enjoy.
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Nature into Art: The Gardens of Wave Hill

Christopher successfully brings the unique aspects of Wave Hill to life. This recommended book, part of a Timber Press series that spotlights outstanding public gardens, will appeal to garden historians, hobbyists, and landscape designers.

The Tree Book: Superior Selections for Landscapes, Streetscapes, and Gardens

Readers familiar with Dirr’s Encyclopedia of Trees and Shrubs will miss its generous back-of-book selection aids, and some will find the current volume’s index erratic, especially concerning common names. But these are quibbles: Dirr and Warren have given those who plant, care, and love trees an essential reference.

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Grow Your Own Herbs: The 40 Best Culinary Varieties for Home Gardens

Recommended for anyone interested in homegrown herbs for cooking but not willing to purchase the authors’ more expansive (and expensive) Culinary Herbal. Gardeners who cook and also want herbs for projects (green roofs, garden seats, herb lawns) might consider The Kew Gardener’s Guide to Growing Herbs.

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Deer-Resistant Design: Fence-free Gardens That Thrive Despite the Deer

For experienced gardeners with the time and budget to design, purchase, plant, and maintain these landscapes, or with the money to hire a professional to do it.

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