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Horticulture: Horticulture Research Tools


Use the library Search to find books on specific subjects. You'll find print books and some ebooks.

  • Books that check out are on the library 2nd floor. 
  • Reference books are on the 1st floor. They're a great starting place for research.
  • Partner Libraries search will find books at Gonzaga and other area college libraries.

Books on Horticulture are generally shelved in these call number areas:

  • 580
  • 630
  • 710

           Secrets to a Successful Greenhouse and Business : A Complete Guide to Starting and Operating a High-Profit Business That Benefits the Environment

Your SCC Library has books on these subjects and more:

  • Horticulture
  • Gardening
  • Gardens - Design
  • Landscape architecture
  • Landscape design
  • Landscape plants
  • Landscaping industry
  • Arboriculture
  • Ornamental trees
  • Garden pests
  • Greenhouse management
  • Nurseries (Horticulture)
  • Organic gardening
  • Flower arrangement
  • Flowering shrubs
  • Viburnum
  • Rhododendrons


Use the library databases below to access ebooks from on- or off-campus.

Examples from eBook Collection (EBSCOhost):

Florist/Floral Design

Suggestions of key professional associations

Suggestions of online trade journals

Other professional associations

Landscape Management

Suggestions of key professional associations

Suggestions of online trade journals

  • B & B (The official publication of the Washington State Nursery & Landscape Association)

Find these PUBLICATIONS in our ProQuest database

  • Landscape Management
  • Landscape Research
  • Aboriculture & Urban Forestry
  • Invasive Plant Science Management
  • Native Plants Journal
  • Journal of Plant Research

Find these PUBLICATIONS in our Associates Programs Source Plus database: 

  • Horticulture
  • Landscape Management
  • Landscape Journal
  • Landscape Trends
  • Landscape Ecology
  • Landscape & Ecological Engineering
  • Compost Science & Utilization
  • Plant & Pest Advisory: Landscape, Nursery and Turf

Browse print periodical in the Library

Browse our print periodicals (available for check-out)






The library has print subscriptions to:

Find articles using SCC Library databases

Use library databases like Associates Programs Source Plus and ProQuest to find articles on your topic in:

    • magazines
    • trade publications
    • newspapers
    • scholarly journals

Off-campus access to databases? Login required.


Suggestions of key professional associations

Suggestions of online trade journals

Other online trade journals and websites

Horticulture and Agriculture