Elisabeth C. Miller Library

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Pacific Northwest

The Northwest gardeners' resource directory /
Plant life :
The Pacific Northwest gardener's book of lists /
Fruits & berries of the Pacific Northwest /
A grower's choice :
A year on the garden path :
North coast roses :
Private gardens of the Pacific Northwest /
Northwest garden style :
Gardenwalks in the Pacific Northwest :
Washington & Oregon gardener's guide :
Gardening with Ed Hume :
Winter gardening in the maritime Northwest :
The new twelve month gardener :
American Horticultural Society Northwest smart garden regional guide /
Rain gardens for the Pacific Northwest /
A place in the rain :
Winter ornamentals :
The abundant garden :
The Northwest cottage garden /
Growing herbs :
The border in bloom :
Roses for the Pacific Northwest /
Northwest landscaping :
Gardening in the Northwest /

Complete list

Poetry in the Garden / Poets’ Gardens

Women in the garden :
The Oxford book of garden verse /
Song of the water boatman :
Flora poetica :
Garden poems /
The tree that time built
All the wild wonders
The year comes round
Wildflowers of the coast
Going to seed
The lost words
Emily Dickinson
What is a garden?
Weeds and wild flowers
Evolution of the Genus Iris
My wild garden
Swirl by swirl
Casting deep shade

Complete list

Gardens in Art

Edward Bawden's Kew Gardens /
Evelyn Dunbar :
The garden :
Childe Hassam :
The impressionist garden :
In the gardens of Impressionism /
Stanley Spencer and the English garden /
An artist's garden :
Landskipping :
Cedric Morris :
Gardens of revelation :
Art of the garden :
Trees in art /
The changing garden :

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Outdoor Learning for Families

Project garden :
Nature anatomy :
Best hikes with kids :
How to raise a wild child :
Ricky's atlas :
Nature for the very young :
Learning outdoors with the Meek family.
Run wild! :
The outdoor toddler activity book :
Woodland adventure handbook /
50 hikes with kids :
Book of nature projects /
Last child in the woods :
The green hour :
Ellie's log :
Nature play at home :
15 minutes outside :
Learning with nature :
Noah's children :
Take a backyard bird walk /
Ellie's strand :
The magic of children's gardens :
Backyard guide to the night sky /
Foraging with kids :

Complete list

Garden of Pride

Both :
Modern nature :
Windcliff :
Lewisias /
Smiling in slow motion /
Cedric Morris :
Chasing Eden :
Finding the mother tree :
Chlorophyll in his veins :
Rhapsody in green :
Our life in gardens /
Hidden nature :
Derek Jarman's garden /
Into the garden with Charles :
Virginia Woolf's garden :
Radical gardening :
Straw bale gardening /
The surprising life of Constance Spry /
James Rose :

Complete list

Garden of Cultural Diversity for Youth

Keepers of life :
Hiking day /
Right this very minute :
Goodbye summer, hello autumn /
All around us /
City green /
No small potatoes :
Leila in saffron /
Flowers from Mariko /
Harlem Grown :
In the Jerusalem forest /
The bee tree /
Moth and wasp, soil and ocean :
Over and under the pond /
Lessons from Mother Earth /
The trip back home /
No one but you /
A place where sunflowers grow =
We are water protectors /
People of salmon and cedar /
Seedfolks /
Apple days :
Flower garden /
¡Lluvia! /
The thing about bees :
Keep climbing, girls /
Ruby's birds /
The hike /
What's cooking at 10 Garden Street? /
A way with wild things /
Mustafa /
Spirit of the cedar people :
I am farmer :
A day with Yayah /
The girl who drew butterflies :
The tree in the courtyard :
Native American games and stories /
Paper wishes /
Bea's bees /
Mama Miti :
Grandfather and I /
The secret garden of George Washington Carver /
Pavel and the tree army /
Farmer Will Allen and the growing table /
Nature art with Chiura Obata /
Thank you, trees! /

Complete list

Garden of Cultural Diversity

Native defenders of the environment
The earth
Insurgent public space
The environment and the people in American cities
Among flowers
The book of Rüstem Paşa tiles
Food plants of coastal First Peoples
Plant technology of first peoples in British Columbia
Plants of Haida Gwaii
Food plants of interior First Peoples
Eating the landscape
Keeping it living
Ancient pathways, ancestral knowledge
Native peoples of the Olympic Peninsula
From the hands of a weaver
Bedouin ethnobotany
Saanich ethnobotany
Southern folk medicine
My wild garden
The color of food
Food and the City : histories of culture and cultivation
Between earth and sky
The earth knows my name
My garden (book)
Epitaph for a peach
Harvest son
Four seasons in five senses
Braiding Sweetgrass
Figs, dates, laurel, and myrrh
Spirited stone
The botany of empire in the long eighteenth century
Botanical progress, horticultural innovation and cultural changes
Gardens and imagination
Travellers in Ottoman lands
Gardens of paradise
The art of the Islamic garden
Paradise gardens
Gardens of delight
The gardens of Persia
Scent in the Islamic garden
The Persian garden
Islamic gardens and landscapes
Eastland Gardens
In the shadow of slavery
African American slave medicine
Black faces, white spaces
Rooted in the earth
Land & power
The home place
Paradise transplanted
War gardens
Roberto Burle Marx
Landscapes of exclusion
The Georgia peach
Farming while Black
African American environmental thought
Freedom farmers
African-American gardens and yards in the rural South

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Native Plants in the Landscape

Native perennials :
Penelope Hobhouse's natural planting /
Planting Noah's garden :
Gardening with native plants of the Pacific Northwest /
On the wild side :
The landscaping revolution :
Meadows /
Landscaping for wildlife in the Pacific Northwest /
Going native :
The native plant primer /
Native plants in the coastal garden :
The woodland garden :
Native alternatives to invasive plants /
Grow wild!
Paradise by design :