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Series: Illustrated Encyclopedia of Gardening

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Annuals by The American Horticultural Society
Bulbs by James K. McNair
Cacti and Succulents by Alice Quiros
Cacti and Succulents by Alice Quiros
Container Gardening by American Horticultural Society
Fruits and Berries by American Horticultural Society
Fundamentals of Gardening by The American Horticultural Society
Gardening in Small Spaces by Michael MacCaskey
Gardening in the Shade by A. Cort Sinnes
Gardening Under Glass and Lights by T. Jeff Williams
Herbs and Spices by American Horticultural Society
Houseplants by American Horticultural Society.
Landscaping by The American Horticultural Society
Lawns by Michael MacCaskey
Perennials by The American Horticultural Society
Pruning by Ken Burke
Roses by The American Horticultural Society
Shrubs and Hedges by American Horticultural Society
Tomatoes by Walter L. Doty
Trees by American Horticultural Society.
Vegetables - The American Horticultural Society Illustrated Encyclopedia Of Gardening by Yee Min S. - Editorial Director

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American Horticultural Society


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Also avoid publisher series, unless the publisher has a true monopoly over the "works" in question. So, the Dummies guides are a series of works. But the Loeb Classical Library is a series of editions, not of works.


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