Elisabeth C. Miller Library

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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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For Youth

Wishtree /
The old truck /
Ojiichan's gift /
A way with wild things /
Nature's friend :
Keep climbing, girls /
A morning with Grandpa /
Native plant stories /
Companions in wonder :
Farmer Will Allen and the growing table /
Paper wishes /
Butterflies on Carmen Street /
No one but you /
The tree in the courtyard :
Bring me some apples and I'll make you a pie :
A day with Yayah /
I am Sacagawea /
The hike /
Baby goes to market /
Sopa de frijoles :
City green /
A place where sunflowers grow =
Layla's happiness /
Spirit of the cedar people :
I am farmer :
Bea's bees /
Over and under the pond /
Storm boy /
Two old potatoes and me /
Right this very minute :
Pearl Moscowitz's last stand /
¡Lluvia! /
Grandfather and I /
Native American gardening :
People of salmon and cedar /
Keepers of life :
The life of an olive /
An indigenous peoples' history of the United States for young people /
Lola plants a garden /
The thing about bees :
Seeds of change :
Festival of colors /
Mama Miti :
Nature art with Chiura Obata /
Thank you, trees! /

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Native Plants in the Landscape

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

Growing Food

Starter vegetable gardens : 24 no-fail plans for small organic gardens /
Heirloom vegetables :
The all-in-one garden :
Twenty-first century greens :
We grew it, let
The organic salad garden /
Great garden companions :
Vegetables from amaranth to zucchini :
A celebration of heirloom vegetables :
Planning an Idaho vegetable garden /
The new organic grower
Vegetable gardening /
A harvest of color :
Incredible vegetables from self-watering containers /
Perennial vegetables :
Grow cook eat :

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Gardening in containers and window boxes

Quick & easy container water gardens :
Creating and planting garden troughs /
Container gardening /
Water gardening in containers :
The indoor potted bulb :
Scented containers :
Containers /
Contain yourself :
Gardening on pavement, tables, and hard surfaces /
The edible container garden :
Window boxes :
Bulbs in containers /
Planted junk /
Container plants :
Herbs in pots :
The potted garden :
Indoor edible garden :
Contained gardens :
Courtyard and terrace gardens /
Container gardening through the year /
McGee & Stuckey

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