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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Reginal Milton Carlton  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Non-Fiction

Audience: Adult;

Born: 1899 in Chicago, Illinois

-- Reginal Milton Carlton on WorldCat --

Illinois Connection

Born and raised in Chicago, R. Milton Carleton spent most of his life living and working there.

Biographical and Professional Information

A horticulturist, author, and co-founder of the American Horticultural Society, R. Milton Carleton was known for his development of gardening chemicals and his numerous writings on gardening. During his fifty-five-year career in agronomy and horticulture, he contributed more than one thousand articles to periodicals, served as garden editor of Chicago Today, and as garden and science editor of Better Homes and Gardens. Carleton was also the founder of Chicago's Municipal Rose Garden.

Published Works Expand for more information

Titles At Your Library

Your lawn: How to make it and keep it

Van Nostrand Reinhold. 1971

Your garden soil,: How to make the most of it
ISBN: B0007E29E4

Van Nostrand. 1961

The Small Garden Book
ISBN: B0006C0I4A

Macmillan. 1971

The New Vegetable & Fruit Garden Book
ISBN: 0809281325

Henry Regnery Co. 1976

Very good hardcover with DJ. Book Club Edition. Pages are clean and unmarked. Covers show very minor shelf wear. Binding is tight, hinges strong. Dust jacket shows light edge wear.