Best Garden Books for the obsessed

A Listmania! list by Brandon Bay "peter1959"
 
Collins Photo Guide - Pests, Diseases and Disorders of Garden Plants
1.  Collins Photo Guide - Pests, Diseases and Disorders of Garden Plants by Stefan Buczacki
The list author says:
  "The answer to any garden problems."
Used & New from: £2.99
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

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Gardens for the Future: Gestures against the Wild
2.  Gardens for the Future: Gestures against the Wild by Guy Cooper
The list author says:
  "Inspirational book and insight on future garden trends."
Used & New from: £5.42

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The Water Gardener
3.  The Water Gardener by Anthony Archer-Wills
The list author says:
  "An essential reference book on ponds."
£15.19   Used & New from: £0.93
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

Botany for Gardeners: An Introduction and Guide
4.  Botany for Gardeners: An Introduction and Guide by Brian Capon
The list author says:
  "The science behind it all."
Used & New from: £0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

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John Brookes Garden Design (revised)
5.  John Brookes Garden Design (revised) by John Brookes
The list author says:
  "The principles and elements of design, good source of ideas."
Used & New from: £10.00
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)

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The Royal Horticultural Society Pruning and Training (RHS)
6.  The Royal Horticultural Society Pruning and Training (RHS) by Christopher Brickell
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  "A bible for those who want to get the best from their plants."
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4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)

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Making Gardens
7.  Making Gardens by The National Gardens Scheme
The list author says:
  "No matter what part of the country someone's got first hand experience and good advice for you."
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5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

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The Meaning of Gardens
8.  The Meaning of Gardens by Mark Francis
The list author says:
  "Interested? What do we get out of a garden?"
£24.65   Used & New from: £8.86
3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

Serene Gardens: Creating Japanese Design and Detail in the Western Garden
9.  Serene Gardens: Creating Japanese Design and Detail in the Western Garden by Yoko Kawaguchi
The list author says:
  "Fancy trying something a little oriental?"
Used & New from: £14.42
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)

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The New Garden
10.  The New Garden by John Brookes
The list author says:
  "Want something a bit more in tune with nature; a good introduction."
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Plants For People
11.  Plants For People by Anna Lewington
The list author says:
  "So plants do something for you, this will tell you what they do for all of us."
£18.17   Used & New from: £0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

RHS Encyclopedia of Gardening: RHS Bi-centennial Edition
12.  RHS Encyclopedia of Gardening: RHS Bi-centennial Edition by Christopher Brickell
The list author says:
  "An encyclopaedia, good advice on nearly all aspects."
Used & New from: £9.98
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (77 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

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RHS A-Z Encyclopedia of Garden Plants
13.  RHS A-Z Encyclopedia of Garden Plants by Christopher Brickell
The list author says:
  "What did you say that plant is? Well you should find it here"
Used & New from: £24.71
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (55 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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The Oxford Companion to Gardens (Oxford Companions)
14.  The Oxford Companion to Gardens (Oxford Companions) by Patrick Goode
The list author says:
  "The history book."
Used & New from: £19.51
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

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Art of the Maze
15.  Art of the Maze by Adrian Fisher
The list author says:
  "Try one of these for some interest, you'll be amazed."
Used & New from: £2.58

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The Self-Sustaining Garden
16.  The Self-Sustaining Garden by Peter Thompson
The list author says:
  "Work with nature rather than against it."
£13.91   Used & New from: £0.01
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

The Management and Maintenance of Historic Parks, Gardens and Landscapes: The English Heritage Handbook
17.  The Management and Maintenance of Historic Parks, Gardens and Landscapes: The English Heritage Handbook by John Watkins
The list author says:
  "A manual for managing historic gardens and parks."
£28.00   Used & New from: £22.99
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

The Education of a Gardener (New York Review Books Classics)
18.  The Education of a Gardener (New York Review Books Classics) by Russell Page
The list author says:
  "A fascinating insight by a great 20th century garden designer"
Used & New from: £7.97
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

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The Well-Tempered Garden: A New Edition Of The Gardening Classic
19.  The Well-Tempered Garden: A New Edition Of The Gardening Classic by Christopher Lloyd
The list author says:
  "A classis, fluent and thought provoking horticultural writing"
£11.57   Used & New from: £7.99
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)

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