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A selection of books related to either gardening or biology and ecology.



Western Garden Book
Sunset Menlo Pk
0-376-03851-9 1995 p. $24.95 Illstr. In Print
Standard west coast reference. Also available on CD-ROM.

Gardening by Mail: A Source Book
Barton, Barbara J.
Tusker Press
0-395-68079-4 1986 288p. $18.95 Illstr. In Print
Scads of mail order nurseries, sorted by various keys such as regions and types of plant.

Redesigning the American Lawn: A Search for Environmental Harmony
Bormann, F. Herbert. Balmori, Diana. Geballe, Gordon. Vernegaard, Lisa (Editor). Geballe, Gordon T.
Yale University Press
0-300-06197-8 1993 256p. $11.00 Illstr. In Print

The Forgotten Pollinators
Buchmann, Stephen L. & Gary Paul Nabhan
Island Press
1-55963-352-2 1996 292p. 290 Refs. In Print
One chapter on gardening for pollinators, but read the whole thing anyway...

Botany for Gardeners: An Introduction and Guide
Capon, Brian
Timber Press, Incorporated
0-88192-258-7 1990 220p. $17.95 Illstr. In Print

Garden Primer, The
Damrosch, Barbara
Workman Publishing Company, Incorporated
0-89480-316-6 1988 688p. $16.95 Illstr. In Print
Beginning gardening book most recommended on rec.gardens.

Leonardo Da Vinci on Plants and Gardens
Emboden, William
Timber Press, Incorporated
0-931146-08-9 1987 234p. $14.98 Illstr. In Print

Going Wild in Washington and Oregon: Seasonal Excursions to Wildlife and Habitats
Ewing, Susan
Alaska Northwest Books
0-88240-426-1 1993 224p. $14.95 Illstr. In Print

Trees and Shrubs for Pacific Northwest Gardens
Grant, John A. Grant, Carol L.
Timber Press, Incorporated
0-88192-303-6 1994 456p. $19.95 Illstr. 27 Refs. In Print
Mostly exotics, but it does cover most of the natives as well.

A proposed course of study of the biological sciences for primary and secondary educational institutions.
Hubbard, Clarence Andresen.
[Seattle, n.d.].
52p.

A Natural History of Plants: An Illustrated Botanical Primer for Naturalists, Gardeners and Artists
Hunken, Jorie
Prentice Hall
0-13-610155-0 1986 160p. $15.95 Illstr. In Print

Ecology for All Ages: Discovering Nature Through Activities for Children and Adults
Hunken, Jorie
Globe Pequot Press
1-56440-138-3 1994 160p. $1.95 Illstr. In Print

The Lawn: A History of an American Obsession
Jenkins, Virginia S.
Smithsonian Institution Press
1-56098-406-6 1994 272p. $14.95 Illstr. In Print

Beyond polarization : emerging strategies for reconciling community and the environment
Johnson, Kirk.
[Seattle] : Northwest Policy Center, University of Washington Graduate School of Public Affairs, [1993].
1993 67p.

The interrelationship existing between insects and specific flora
Johnson, Venus June
Thesis (M.S.)--University of Washington. Bibliography: L. 104.
1929 105p. Illstr.

Northwest Greenbook: A Regional Guide to Protecting and Preserving Our Environment
King, Jonathan
Sasquatch Books
0-912365-41-2 1991 212p. $9.95

Major indicator shrubs and herbs in riparian zones on national forests of central Oregon
Kovalchik, Bernard L.
[Portland, Or.?] : USDA, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Region, 1988.
1988 170p. Illstr.

Riparian zone associations : Deschutes, Ochoco, Fremont, and Winema National Forests
Kovalchik, Bernard L.
[Portland, Or.?] : U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Region, [1987].
1987 171p. Illstr.

Check list of native and naturalized trees of the United States (including Alaska) Prepared under the direction of the Forest Service Tree and Range Plant Name Committee.
Little, Elbert Luther
Washington, Forest Service, 1953.
1953 472p.

Practical Woody Plant Propagation for Nursery Growers
Macdonald, Bruce
Timber Press, Incorporated
0-88192-062-2 1986 660p. $59.95 Illstr. In Print

Public and Private Gardens of the Northwest
Oakley, Myrna
Beautiful America Publishing Company
0-89802-549-4 1990 p. $12.95 In Print

Preservation and Valuation of Biological Resources
Orians, Gordon H. (Editor). Brown, Gardner M. (Editor). Kunin, William E. (Editor). Swierzbinski, Joseph E. (Editor)
University of Washington Press
0-295-97004-9 1990 304p. $40.00 In Print

Statistical properties and applications of a new measure of joint space use for wildlife
Seidel, Kristy D.
Thesis (M.S.)--University of Washington, 1992. Includes bibliographical references (leaves [53]-54). Depository copy has number: Thesis 40619.
1992 53p. Illstr.

Cedar: Tree of Life to the Northwest Coast Indians
Stewart, Hilary
University of Washington Press
0-295-97448-6 1995 192p. $22.95 Illstr. In Print

Physical consequences of large organic debris in Pacific northwest streams
Swanson, Frederick J. (Frederick John), 1943-.
Portland, Or. : Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Forest and Range Experiment Station, 1978.
1978 12p. Illstr.

Growing Pains: Time and Change in the Garden
Thorpe, Patricia. Clifford, Judy (Illustrator)
Harcourt Brace & Company
0-15-600201-9 1994 p. $14.00 Illstr. In Print

University of Washington Arboretum welcomes you; native plant walk
University of Washington. Arboretum.
[Seattle, 1969].
1969 17p.

Plantwatching: How Plants Remember, Tell Time, Form Partnerships and More
Wilkins, Malcolm
Facts on File, Incorporated
0-8160-1736-0 1988 224p. $29.95 In Print