Library

Library

The Society maintains a library of books on Alpine plants and related subjects for the use of members. If you would like to borrow any of them, or if you have any suggestions for additions, please contact AnneMarie Keoghan, our librarian, at:

or ask any committee member.

Periodicals

The Society receives the following journals:

The Alpine Gardener - the Bulletin of the Alpine Garden Society
Scottish Rock Garden Society Journal
We used to subscribe to Rock Garden Quarterly - the Bulletin of the North American Rock Garden Society,
but no longer. We do have back issues.

Recent Acquisitions

Grey-Wilson, Chris Pasque-Flowers; the Genus Pulsatilla 2014
Everett, Diana The Genus Tulipa 2013
Skelmersdale, Christine A gardener's guide to bulbs 2012
Wilford , Richard Alpines from Mountain to Garden 2010

The following recent additions came from the Dermot Kehoe's library:
Anderson, E.B. The small rock garden 1965
Bartlett, Mary Gentians 1975
Bawden, H.E. Dwarf Shrubs, AGS
Bowles, E.A. A handbook of Crocus and Colchicum for gardeners 1924
Brickell, C.D. et al Daphne; the genus in the wild and cultivation 1976
Mathew, Brian Flowering Bulbs for the garden 1987
Mineo, Baldassare Rock Garden Plants 1999
Rasetti, Franco I Fiori delle Alpi 1980
Smith, G.F. & Lowe Androsaces, AGS 1977
Smith, G.F. et al Primulas of Europe & America 1984

Complete Catalogue

AGS Encyclopedia of Alpines Vol 1 & 2 1994
AGS Rock Garden Bedside Guide 1961
AGS Consolidated index 1930-2005 (Vols 1-73) 2007
Ahlburg, M Hellebores 1993
Allan E.A. Bowles & his garden 1973
Anderson, E B Rock Gardens 1959
Anderson, E.B. The small rock garden 1965
Anley, G Alpine House Culture for Amateurs 1951
Ashberry, A Miniature Trees and Shrubs 1958
Ashberry, A Miniature Gardens 1951
Bacon, L Alpines 1973
Barker, F The Cream of Alpines 1958
Bartlett, Mary Gentians 1975
Bawden, H.E. Dwarf Shrubs, AGS
Bellamy, D et al Green Worlds 1975
Bennett, Masha Pulmonarias and the Borage Family 2003
Bishop, M Snowdrops 2001
Blamey, M & Grey-Wilson, C Mediterranean Wild Flowers 1993
Blamey, M & Grey-Wilson, C Alpine Flowers of Britain & Europe 1975
Blanchard, J W Narcissus: a guide to wild daffodils 1990
Bland, B Silver Saxifrages 2000
Bland, B Century of Alpines ????
Blunt, W Tulipomania 1950
Bowles, E.A. A handbook of Crocus and Colchicum for gardeners 1924
Boyce, P Genus Arum 1993
Brickell, C & al Alpines 2001 Proceedings 7th Int Rock Garden Plant 2001
Brickell, C.D. et al Daphne; the genus in the wild and cultivation 1976
Brickell, C D & Mathew, B Smaller Daphnes 2001
Burke, C AGS Tour to South Africa-Namaqualand 1996
Carr, D Propagation 1981
Case, W & Case R B Trilliums 1997
Cassidy, G E Growing Irises 1982
Cave, L Cave's Guide to Turf Culture 1967
Cerfton, R G F Genus Geranium 1946
Chatto, Beth Beth Chatto's Gravel Garden 2000
Clay, S Present Day Rock Garden 1954
Colston Burrell, C Hellebores: a comprehensive guide 2006
Cox, P A Smaller Rhododendrons 1985
Cowley, Jill Genus Roscoea 2007
Cribb, P Genus Cypripedium 1997
Cribb, P & Butterfield, I Genus Pleione 1988
Curtis, T & Thompson, R Orchids of Ireland 2009
Davies, D Alliums 1992
Dawson, R B Lawns 1963
Den Ouden, P & Boom, B K Manual of Cultivated Conifers 1965
Dryden, Kath Alpines in pots New edition 2005
Elliott, J Woodland Garden: guide to shade-loving plants 1998
Elliott, J Smaller Perennials 1997
Elliott, J Bulbs for the Rock Garden 1995
Elliott, R Portraits of Alpine Plants 1964
Elliott, R Alpine Gardening 1963
Evans, A The Peat Garden and its Plants 1974
Ellis, P & Entwistle, A Pests and Diseases of Alpine Plants 1993
Everett, Diana The Genus Tulipa 2013
Farrer, R English Rock Garden 1948
Farrer, R My Rock Garden 1911
Findlay, W P K Mushrooms, Toadstools & other common Fungi 1977
Fisher, F H Reginal Farrer 1933
Foley, M & Clarke Sidney Orchids of the British Isles 2004
Fross, David Ceanothus 2006
Good, John E G Alpine Plants: Ecology for gardeners 2007
Green, G G Cacti & Succulents 1953
Green, R Asiatic Primulas: A gardeners' guide 1976
Grey-Wilson, C Collins Guide Alpine Flowers of Britain & Europe 1995
Grey-Wilson, C Cyclamen: guide for gardeners, horticulturists & botanists 1997
Grey-Wilson, C Genus Cyclamen 1988
Grey-Wilson, C Genus Dionysia 1989
Grey-Wilson, C Manual of Alpine & Rock Garden Plants 1989
Grey-Wilson, Chris Pasque-Flowers; the Genus Pulsatilla 2014
Grey-Wilson, C Poppies 1993
Grey-Wilson, C The Rock Garden Plant Primer 2009
Griffith, A N Collins Guide to Alpine & Rock Garden Plants 1980
Grounds, R Ferns 1974
Halda, J J Gentiana 1996
Halliwell, B Propagation of Alpine Plants & Dwarf Bulbs 1992
Handel-Mazzetti, H Botanical Pioneer in South China 1996
Hay, H & Synge, P M Dictionary of Garden Plants 1969
Heath, R E Alpine Plants under Glass 1951
Heath, R E Collingridge Guide to Collectors' Alpines 1984
Heath, R E Rock plants for small gardens 1982
Hessayon, D G Rock and Water Garden Expert 1993
Hills, L D Alpines withouth a Garden 1953
Hills, L D Miniature Alpine Gardening 1945
Hills, L D Propagation of Alpines 1950
Holubec, Vojtech Caucasus and its flowers 2006
Horny, R & Webr, K Porphyllium Saxifrages 1986
Hutchinson, J Uncommon Wild Flowers 1950
Huxley, A Mountain Flowers in Colour 1978
Ingwerson, W Manual of Alpine Plants 1978
Ingwerson, W Alpines 1991
Irwing, W & Malby, R A Saxifrages or Rockfoils 1914
Japan Bonsai Assoc Master Book of Bonsai 1976
Jeffrey, D W et al North Bull Island Dublin Bay 1977
Jermyn, Jim Alpine plants of Europe 2005
Kingdome-Warde, K Commonsense Rock Gardening 1948
Kohlein, F Gentians 1991
Kriechbaum, W Alpenpflanzen im Garten 1960
Leeds. Rod Autumn Bulbs 2006
Leeds. Rod Bulbs in containers 2005
Leschallas, H P Small Alpine Garden 1937
Liden, M & Zetterlund, H Corydalis 1997
Lowe, D Cushion Plants for the Rock Garden 1995
Lowe, D Alpines in Raised Beds, Troughs & Tufa 1991
Macself, A J Rock & Alpine Plants ????
Macself, A J Simple Rock Gardening 1947
Mansfield Alpines in Colour and Cultivation 1947
Mark, A F & Adams, N M New Zealand Alpine Plants 1995
Martin, W K Concise British Flora in Colour 1965
Mathew, B Flowering Bulbs for the garden 1987
Mathew, B Growing Bulbs 1997
Mathew, B Genus Lewisia 1989
Mathew, B Smaller Bulbs 1987
Mathew, B The Iris 1989
Mathew, B The Year-round Bulb Garden 1986
McGary, J Bulbs of North America 2001
Mineo, Baldassare Rock Garden Plants 1999
N Ireland Daffodil Group Daffodils in Ireland (World Daffodil Tour) 1998
Nelson, E C & Walsh W An Irish Flower Garden 1982
Nelson, E C & Walsh W Burren 1991
Nelson, E C & Walsh W Heritage of Beauty 2000
Nicholls, G Alpine Plants of North America 2002
Nicholls, Graham Dwarf Campanulas & associated genera 2006
Nilsson, S Orchids of Northern Europe 1977
Nold, R Columbines 2003
O'Cillin, S P Travellers in Co Clare 1459-1843 1977
Park, B Collins Guide to Roses 1956
Phillips, R Grasses, Ferns, Mosses & Lichens 1980
Phillips, R Trees in Britain, Europe & North America 1978
Phillips, R Wild Flowers in Britain 1977
Phillipson, W L & Hearn D Rock Garden Plants of Southern Alps 1962
Pilbeam, J Mammillaria 1982
Pooley, E Mountain Flowers: Field Guide Flora Drakensberg & Lesotho 2003
Praeger, R L I Botanist in Ireland 1974
Pratt, K & Jefferson-Brown Gardener's Guide to Growing Fritillaries 1997
Rasetti, Franco I Fiori delle Alpi 1980
RHS Daffodil, Snowdrop & Tulip Yearbook 2004-2005 2004
RHS Dictionary of Gardening 5 Vols 1976
Richards, John Primula 2003
Rix, Martyn Growing Bulbs 1983
Rock Garden Club Prague Rock gardening conference Beroun 2007 2007
Rolfe, Robert Portraits of Alpine Plants 2010
Ruksans, Janis Buried treasures 2007
Saunders, T et al Encyclopaedia of Gardening 1949
Schroter, C Alpine Flora 1926
Sellar, W G Garden Rubbish 1936
Shannon, D Irish Shrubs (Folens) 1976
Sheasby, Peter Bulbous plants of Turkey and Iran 2007
Shewell Cooper, W E Home, Window & Roof Gardening 1950
Skelmersdale, Christine A gardener's guide to bulbs 2012
Smith, G.F. & Lowe Androsaces, AGS 1977
Smith, G & D Lowe Genus Androsace 1997
Smith, G.F. et al Primulas of Europe & America 1984
Symons-Jeune, B Natural Rock Garden 1955
Synnott, D Irish Ferns (Folens) 1980
Thomas, A S Better Roses 1955
Thomas, H H Rock Gardening for Beginners 1927
Thomas, H H Rockeries 1938
Ward, Peter Primroses and Auriculas (RHS Wisley Handbook) 2003
Webb, D A An Irish Flora ( 2 copies) 1943
Webb, D A & Scannell, J B Flora of Connemara & The Burren 1983
Welch, H J Dwarf Conifers 1966
White, Robin Daphnes: practical guide for gardeners 2006
Wilford, Richard Tulips 2006
Wilford , Richard Alpines from Mountain to Garden 2010
Wyse Jackson, P Flora of Inner Dublin 1984
Yoe, P Hardy Geraniums 1985
Zvolanek, Zdenek Crevice gardening 2007