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1310 North Gregory Road, P.O. Box 857, Fowlerville Michigan, 48836, Phone: 517-223-3581

Recommended Books


Customers often ask us to recommend good gardening books. Here are a few of our favorites, plus links to where you can buy them online. We've listed the books alphabetically by author and linked them either to the Timber Press or the Amazon.com Website.

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Trilliums by Fred and Roberta Case

Orchids of the Western Great Lakes Region by Fred Case

Campanulas by Crook K. Clifford

The Genus Cypripedium (Botanical Magazine Monograph) by Phillip Cribb, Peter Green (Editor)

Dirr's Hardy Trees and Shrubs by Michael A. Dirr

Manual of Woody Landscape Plants: Their Identification, Ornamental Characteristics, Culture, Propagation and Uses by Michael A. Dirr

English Rock Garden by Reginald Farrer

Cyclamen: A Guide for Gardeners, Horticulturists and Botanists by Christopher Grey-Wilson

Index of Garden Plants: The New Royal Horticultural Society Dictionary by Mark Griffiths.

Collectors' Alpines: Their Cultivation in Frames and Alpine Houses by Royton E. Heath

The Explorer's Garden: Rare and Unusual Perennials by Daniel J. Hinkley

The Manual of Alpine Plants by Will Ingwersen

Alpines: The Illustrated Dictionary by Clive Innes

Hardy Herbaceous Perennials: 2 volumes by Leo Jelitto and Wilhelm Schacht, Translated by Michael Epp

Manual of Cultivated Broad-Leaved Trees and Shrubs: Pru-Z by Gerd Krussmann, Michael Epp (Translator), Gilbert S. Daniels (Editor)

Manual of Cultivated Conifers by Gerd Krussman, Michael Epp (Translator), Gilbert S. Daniels (Editor)

Ferns for American Gardens by John Mickel

Rock Garden Plants: A Color Encyclopedia by Baldassare Mineo, Fritz Kummert (Contributor)

The Random House Book of Bulbs by Roger Phillips, Martyn E. Rix (Contributors)

The Random House Book of Perennials: Early Perennials by Roger Phillips, Martyn E. Rix

The Random House Book of Perennials: Late Perennials by Roger Phillips, Martyn E. Rix

The Random House Book of Shrubs by Roger Phillips, Martyn Rix, Kassie Evashevski (Editor)

The Gardener's Guide to Growing Helleboresby Graham Rice, Elizabeth Strangman

Primula by John Richards, Brigid Edwards (Illustrator)

Present Day Rock Garden by Clay Sampson

Conifers: The Illustrated Encyclopedia by D. M. Van Gelderen, J. R. P. Van Hoey Smith

The following books were not available on Timber or Amazon:

Encyclopedia of Alpines, Vol 2 by the Alpine Garden Society

Seed Germination Theory and Practice by Deno

Porophyllum Saxifrages by Horny

Arrowhead Alpines - Bob & Brigitta Stewart, Owners
PO Box 857 - 1310 N. Gregory Road - Fowlerville, MI 48836
Phone: 517-223-3581 - Fax: 517-223-8750