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A Gardener Touched with Genius: The Life of Luther Burbank (Author: Peter Dreyer) This striking biography of the legendary horticulturist is captivating reading for the garden lover and the botanical specialist. Historians, too, will appreciate the portrait of this famous man who exerted a far-reaching influence on agricultural productivity and plant experimentation.
Published in 1993 by Luther Burbank Home & Gardens, this expanded edition provides the best biography of Burbank in print; it also includes “Another Mode of Species Forming” by Burbank (1909), “The Training of the Human Plant” by Burbank (1906), and “Luther Burbank’s Plant Contributions” by W. L. Howard (1945). 230 pages + appendices, some illustrations, 6 x 9″, softcover.
Luther Burbank Biography $21.00

Here a Plant, There a Plant, Everywhere a Plant, Plant! (Author: Robert Quackenbush) Popular author/illustrator Robert Quackenbush has created an amusing and appealing story of Luther Burbank for children. Adults, as well, will enjoy reading this humorous book to kids! Republished by Luther Burbank Home & Gardens in 1999; 36 pages, 6-1/2 x 8-1/2″, hardcover.
Quackenbush Book $10.00


Yesterday and Today, Luther Burbank Home & Gardens First published in 1998 by Luther Burbank Home & Gardens, this overview in text and pictures describes Luther Burbank’s career, his Santa Rosa property, and his horticultural legacy. This beautiful booklet won a regional prize for the quality of its printing. 36 pages, full color, softcover, 8″ x 8″.
Yesterday & Today Book $10.95


Recipes from the Garden: Vegetables from A to Z This cleverly illustrated cookbook features fresh vegetables, including many greens improved by Luther Burbank. Under-appreciated vegetables such as Brussels sprouts, kale and fennel are highlighted. Favorites like zucchini, potatoes and broccoli appear as appetizers, condiments, side dishes and main dishes. Tips on purchasing, storing and preparing vegetables are especially valuable. 120 pages, softcover with binding, 8 x 8-1/2″.
Cookbook $16.95


Fifty Famous Favorites booklet
Fifty Famous Favorites
Of the more than 800 plants Luther Burbank introduced, we chose 50 of special importance for this chronological listing; each has a date of introduction and a brief description. 16 pages,
Fifty Famous Favorites $3.50

Journal This unique journal is perfect for a record of “A Bountiful Year” in your garden, your travel, or your private thoughts. Illustrated by graphic artist Janet Lowy, the colorful tree adds a Luther Burbank plant every month until, in December, it is full of fruits, vegetables and flowers! Each month features a quote from Luther Burbank and a pocket for clippings or photos. Our Journal is undated, and makes a great gift for yourself or a special friend.
Journal, $17.95


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