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New Books December - January 2022
City of Lake and Prairie by
Call Number: GE155.I3 C58 2020
Publication Date: 2020-10-06
Known as the Windy City and the Hog Butcher to the World, Chicago has earned a more apt sobriquet-City of Lake and Prairie-with this compelling, innovative, and deeply researched environmental history.
Call Number: SB407 .G343 2021
Publication Date: 2021-04-06
This book is an engaging and informative compendium of flower facts.
Forests Adrift by
Call Number: SD144.A12 C35 2020
Publication Date: 2020-02-18
In this engaging look at both the impermanence and the resilience of the northeastern forest ecosystems, Charles D. Canham provides a synthesis of modern ecological research and explores critical threats that include logging, fire suppression, disease, air pollution, invasive species, and climate change.
The Forgotten Botanist by
Call Number: QK31.L455 B76 2021
Publication Date: 2021-11-01
Tells the story of Sara Lemmon, a little-known and under-appreciated woman of both science and art, who did much of the botanical work attributed to her husband, John Lemmon, and in addition, her gift for drawing in the field, combined with her thirst for scientific knowledge, made her "one of the most accurate painters of nature in the State of California.
Call Number: QK75 .L34 2020
Publication Date: 2021-04-15
What good is a dead plant? A lot! Herbaria, a picture book for grades one through eight, explains why, leading readers on an accessible, engaging exploration of who loves dead plants--and why.
Illuminating Natural History by
Call Number: QH41.C33 M38
Publication Date: 2021-08-03
This book explores the life and work of the 18th-century English artist, explorer, naturalist, and author Mark Catesby (1683-1749).
The Northwest Gardens of Lord and Schryver by
Call Number: SB469.9 .L53 2021
Publication Date: 2021-10-29
Elizabeth Lord and Edith Schryver met as young women and in 1929 established their highly successful firm in Salem; their work is acknowledged as one of the milestones in the history of garden design in the Northwest and beyond.
Planting the Natural Garden by
Call Number: SB407 .O8413 2019
Publication Date: 2019-11-12
For gardeners who love the dreamy moods and colors of natural gardens, Oudolf and Gerritsen offer a key a magic kingdom of garden beauty.
Wild Interiors by
Call Number: SB419 .C325 2020
Publication Date: 2020-04-07
Hilton Carter takes you on a magical plant journey that highlights 12 unique, green-filled, interiors
Wildly Exquisite by
Call Number: QK 98.2 .W55 2021
Publication Date: 2021-01-20