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

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
September 23, 2019

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

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

The Tree Book: Superior Selections for Landscapes, Streetscapes, and Gardens by Michael A. Dirr and Keith S. Warren The Tree Book is the go-to reference to more than 2,400 species and cultivars, from two of the biggest names in horticulture–Michael A. Dirr and Keith S. Warren. The featured trees include those widely available in the […]

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Champion: The Comeback Tale of the American Chestnut Tree

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
August 9, 2019

Champion: The Comeback Tale of the American Chestnut Tree

Champion: The Comeback Tale of the American Chestnut Tree

Champion: The Comeback Tale of the American Chestnut Tree by Sally M. Walker American chestnut trees were once found far and wide in North America’s eastern forests. They towered up to one hundred feet tall, providing food and shelter for people and animals alike. For many, life without the chestnut seemed unimaginable―until disaster struck in […]

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The Ecology and Silviculture of Oaks

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
July 1, 2019

Greywater, Green Landscape: How to Install Simple Water-Saving Irrigation Systems in Your Yard

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
May 31, 2019

Greywater, Green Landscape: How to Install Simple Water-Saving Irrigation Systems in Your Yard

Greywater Green Landscape by Laura Allen

Greywater, Green Landscape: How to Install Simple Water-Saving Irrigation Systems in Your Yard by Laura Allen Save thousands of gallons of water annually and have a beautiful yard no matter the weather by capturing and reusing water from sinks, showers, and washing machines. This empowering and easy-to-use manual offers practical, long-term strategies for water management, […]

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The Illustrated History of Apples in the United States and Canada

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
March 13, 2019

The Illustrated History of Apples in the United States and Canada

Apples

The Illustrated History of Apples in the United States and Canada by Daniel J. Bussey, edited by Kent Whealy, published by JAK KAW Press LLC Apple illustrations courtesy of the USDA National Agricultural Library, Pomological Watercolor Collection, Special Collections. After 30 years of research and seven years of editing, The Illustrated History of Apples in […]

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Tower Hill: The First Twenty-Five Years

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
February 25, 2019

Tower Hill: The First Twenty-Five Years

Tower Hill

Tower Hill: The first Twenty-Five Years by John W. Trexler Tower Hill: The First Twenty-five Years traces the metamorphosis of a venerable urban horticultural institution, the Worcester County Horticultural Society (WCHS) into Tower Hill Botanic Garden which opened in 1986. Located in Boylston, Massachusetts, Tower Hill was a radical departure from its horticultural antecedent, situated […]

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The Field Guide to Winter Twigs

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
January 28, 2019

Gardening Across the Pond

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
December 21, 2018

Twilight of the Hemlocks and Beeches

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
September 27, 2018

Twilight of the Hemlocks and Beeches

Twilight of the Hemlocks and Beeches

Twilight of the Hemlocks and Beeches by Tim Palmer In this magnificently illustrated book, conservationist and celebrated outdoors photographer Tim Palmer launches us on a revealing journey among the hemlock and beech trees that have for millennia towered over America’s eastern woodlands. The eastern hemlock and North American beech once thrived from Maine to Georgia, […]

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The Book of Pears

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
July 11, 2018