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Horticulture: Books

While studying to become a HORTICULTURE professional, find resources about how to grow and take care of plants, use the latest design software to create effective and sustainable landscapes, and uderstand the importance of integrated pest management (IPM)

Catalog Search

Lanier Tech Library Catalog

Use keywords from your topic to search for materials owned by Lanier Tech's libraries, including:

  • print books 
  • ebooks
  • videos

See search tips below!

Interested in a title not available through Lanier Tech? Fill out our Interlibrary Loan form.

Book Search Tips

Finding good information resources can be frustrating!

Make it a more satisfying experience by using these strategies:

  • Use specific search terms - A search for global warming will get thousands of results, but global warming and agricultural impact will result in fewer and more relevant results.

  • Try using the "Advanced Search" screen - You'll find it easier to add more terms to your search and specify where they should appear - for example, in an article title or subject heading.

  • Try an exact phrase - Searching for stem cell research will retrieve results with these three words, but to ensure that they appear as a phrase (together and in the same order), try putting them in quotation marks: "stem cell research".

  • Use "search options" or "limits" - limit your search to full text articles, academic/scholarly articles (what's this?) or to a specific date range. Limit features can often be found in a side menu or on the database's Advanced Search screen.

If you get stuck, contact your campus librarian!


Relevant Books

Downloading from eBooks on EBSCOhost

To view an eBook from GALILEO’s eBooks on EBSCOhost database through the search results screen or on a record for an individual ebook, there are two options for accessing the book’s text:

  • Clicking on the “eBook Full Text” link will let you read the book online, email, save, print, etc.
  • Clicking on the “Download (Offline)” link will let you download the book to your computer.

If you choose to download a book, you will get the following message:

Please sign in to your My EBSCOhost account to check availability and download.”   

You will need to Create a New Account--this will create your own EBSCO user name and password that is separate from your Lanier Tech account. You will now be able to download the book to your own computer and transfer it from your computer to a mobile device (such as a tablet or cell phone). More details available via EBSCO’s Downloading eBooks video on YouTube.

If someone else has already recently downloaded the book, you will not be able to download the book at the same time. You will receive a “Sorry, this ebook is in use”message. This means you will have to wait until their time is up; this can last up to seven (7) days.

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Lanier Technical College Libraries

Marci Manglitz
Director of Library Services
Hall Campus


Min Su
Forsyth Campus


Tina Jordan
Dawson Campus


Angela Moss-Hill
Barrow & Jackson Campus