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Houston Garden Book (Out of Stock Indefinitely)
A Complete Guide to Gardening in Houston and the Gulf Coast

John Kriegel and the editors of Houston Home and Garden

Houston Garden BookNovice and seasoned gardeners alike will find a wealth of practical advice in this comprehensive sourcebook on gardening in the hot, humid conditions of the Texas Gulf coast. Starting with the fundamentals of soils, water, and light, the book continues with in-depth information on plant selection, pest control, urban and beach landscape design, greenhouses, native plants, ground covers, and flower and vegetable gardening, with emphasis on Houston favorites like azaleas, camellias, roses, and tropicals. With its lavish color and photographs and complete index, the book is an essential reference work that will also grace the coffee table.

400 pages, 8.5 x 11
295 color photographs
Softcover $19.95 OSI

Southern Herb Growing (Out of Stock Indefinitely)
Madalene Hill and Gwen Barclay with Jean Hardy

Southern Herb GrowingSouthern Herb Growing offers a comprehensive guide to growing more than 130 herbs in the challenging climate of the American South. Illustrated by some 300 color photographs, this handsome book by the experienced former herb growers of Hilltop Herb Farm near Cleveland, Texas, includes the basics of propagating, cultivating, harvesting, and using herbs as well as fascinating historical lore about these ancient plants. A special feature of the book is a treasury of appetizing, herb-flavored recipes ranging from savory soups to delightful desserts - popular dishes selected from the menu of the Hilltop Herb Farm Restaurant.

ISBN# 0-940672-41-3
232 pages, 8.5 x 11
315 color photographs
Hardcover, $34.95
ISBN #0-940672-66-9
Softcover, $24.95



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