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The Bookworm's Favorite Garden Books

These are the 20 most highly rated books in our entire database.

1 Southern Living Garden Book: The Complete Encyclopedia of More Than 5,000 Southern Plants
2 The Gardenerís AĖZ Guide to Growing Flowers from Seed to Bloom
3 Dirr's Hardy Trees and Shrubs: An Illustrated Encyclopedia
4 Tropical & Garden Flower Identification
5 Seed to Seed: Seed Saving and Growing Techniques for Vegetable Gardeners
6 The House Plant Expert (The Expert Series)
7 The Vegetable Gardener's Bible: Discover Ed's High-Yield W-O-R-D System for All North American Gardening Regions
8 The Organic Gardener's Handbook of Natural Insect and Disease Control: A Complete Problem-Solving Guide to Keeping Your Garden & Yard Healthy Without Chemicals
9 Garden Primer
10 McGee & Stuckey's Bountiful Container: A Container Garden of Vegetables, Herbs, Fruits, and Edible Flowers
11 Perennials for Every Purpose
12 Passalong Plants
13 Square Foot Gardening
14 Tough Plants For Southern Gardens: Low Care, No Care, Tried and True Winners
15 Rodale's Illustrated Encyclopedia of Perennials
16 The Essential Earthman: Henry Mitchell on Gardening
17 Southern Herb Growing
18 An Illustrated Encyclopedia of Clematis
19 Landscaping D-Mystified
20 Gardening With Conifers

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hjhanna Neutral Dirr's Trees and Shrubs for Warm Climates: An Illustrated Encyclopedia Good Rating
StarOfLeviathan Positive Brugmansia and Datura: Angel's Trumpets and Thorn Apples Good Rating
artfuldodger83 Positive The House Plant Expert (The Expert Series) Good Rating
Ben234563 Positive Taylor's Guide to Fruits and Berries Good Rating
DonShirer Positive The Beginner's Guide to growing Heirloom Vegetables Good Rating
JoWalker Positive Midwest Fruit and Vegetable Gardening Good Rating
DonShirer Positive Epic Tomatoes Good Rating
blandon Positive 52 Weeks in the California Garden Good Rating
nburleson Positive The Carolinas Gardener's Guide Good Rating
boumer Positive Arizona Gardener's Guide Good Rating

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Air Plants
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Midwest Fruit and Vegetable Gardening

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