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Complete Guide To Water Garden Plants

Author : Helen Nash
ISBN : 1402709544
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 87.70 MB
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Packed with superb color photographs, this detailed manual is the definitive guide to help water gardeners select, cultivate, and care for aquatic plants. Extensive fully illustrated directories list commonly available submerged aquatic plants for ornamental ponds, floating aquatics, hardy and tropical water lilies, lotuses, marginal aquatics, and water irises.
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Water Garden Plants Animals

Author : Nick Romanowski
ISBN : 0868404187
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 67.22 MB
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Feature of the book is its coverage of water garden animals, specifically fish and frogs. It considers types of fish, and discusses issues such as selecting and transporting fish, fish parasites and diseases.
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Water Garden Plants

Author : David Case
ISBN : PSU:000043784684
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 36.42 MB
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The Complete Idiot S Guide To Rock And Water Gardening Illustrated

Author : Carlo A. Balistrieri
ISBN : 159257159X
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 29.7 MB
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Complemented by more than five hundred photographs, illustrations, and diagrams, this easy-to-follow how-to handbook introduces the fundamentals of rock and water gardening and includes a variety of projects, complete with step-by-step instructions and illustrations, shopping lists, plant directories, and dozens of helpful tips. Original. 12,000 first printing.
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Public Garden Management A Global Perspective

ISBN : 9781493161836
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 47.54 MB
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“Public Gardens Management: A Global Perspective” provides essential information about public gardens and what is involved in designing, managing, and maintaining one. Although suitable as a textbook, its audience will include anyone with direct or peripheral responsibility for administration or supervision of a complex organization that requires scientific knowledge as well as public relations and business acumen. It may also prove useful for homeowners, for there is no fundamental difference between growing plants in a public garden or a home garden, a fact reflected in the extensive reference citations. The topic is multidisciplinary and as old as the beginning of human civilization when the concept of mental and physical restoration was realized by early man while he/she was in a natural but well-ordered garden environment. Thus began the art of garden making. Many volumes have been written on every applicable subject discussed in this and similar publications. Indeed the voluminous literature on history, design, horticulture, and numerous related subjects is nothing short of overwhelming. Accordingly, anyone involved in management of public gardens, whether as a director or area supervisor, and irrespective of the type and size of such facility, would have to have familiarity with various aspects of garden organization and administration. However, despite the enormous number and diversity of such publications there are very few books that deal with the multiplicity of the topics in such a manner as to be practical in approach and cover most relevant and unified issues in a single book. These volumes provide the essential background information on plants, animals, management, maintenance, fundraising and finances, as well as history, art, design, education, and conservation. They also cover a host of interrelated subjects and responsible organization of such activities as creating a children’s garden, horticultural therapy, conservatories, zoological gardens, and parks, hence, administration of multidimensional public gardens. Nearly 500 full color plates representing illustrations from gardens in more than 30 countries are provided to assist and guide students and other interested individuals with history and the fundamental issues of public garden management. The 15 chapters begin with the need for public gardens, types of public gardens, historical backgrounds, as well as design diversity. Numerous quotations are included from many garden lovers, landscape architects, philosophers, and others. The author’s primary aim in writing this book was based on the confidence that a relevant reference, between the encyclopedic nature of some and the specific subject matter of others, could be used to provide fundamental information for management of public as well as private gardens. The boundary between botanical and zoological gardens and parks is no longer as distinct as it once was. In part it is because a garden is not a garden without plants and in part it has become apparent that for all practical intents and purposes all animals need plants for their survival. Visitors of zoological gardens expect to see more than just animals; zoos are landscaped grounds. Moreover, most communities find it financially difficult to simultaneously operate a botanical garden or an arboretum as well as a zoological garden and city parks. A number of public gardens are currently referred to as “botanical and zoological garden.” Population density and the public’s desires and expectations, as well as financial requirements, are among the reasons for some major city parks, such as Golden Gate in San Francisco, Central Park in New York City, and Lincoln Park in Chicago which integrate botanical or zoological divisions as well as museums and recreational facilities. While this book attempts to provide basic principles involved in public garden management, it does not claim to be a substitute for broader familiarity
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The Water Garden Design Book

Author : Yvonne Rees
ISBN : 1741100445
Genre : Water gardens
File Size : 71.9 MB
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The Water Garden Design Book will enable you to create exciting and stylish water features for your garden or backyard. It provides full details on how you can create individual features. The authors address every aspect of water gardening, from construction and design to fountains, falls , features and accessories. You'll also find a comprehensive plant directory, extensive advice on choosing and keeping fish, and background information on equipment and maintenance. Advice allows plenty of leeway for your individual taste, and makes allowances for variations in climate. Whether your space is large or small, you're sure to find the instruction and inspiration you need to create a beautiful water garden.
Category: Water gardens

The Complete Guide To Water Plants

Author : Helmut Mühlberg
ISBN : UCSD:31822010069854
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 73.27 MB
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Discusses the anatomy, physiology, and propagation of aquatic plants and describes the characteristics of nearly two hundred species from around the world
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Neil Sperry S Complete Guide To Texas Gardening

Author : Neil Sperry
ISBN : 9781589795044
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 51.84 MB
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#4 on Publishers Weekly's Bestselling Gardening Books list! This new, completely revised edition has over 500 new photographs, 400 new illustrations, 400 new plants and trees, the latest pest control recommendations, fruit and vegetable recommendations, new tips and plants specifically for Southern Texas, plus everything in the first edition.
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Alan Titchmarsh How To Garden Water Gardening

Author : Alan Titchmarsh
ISBN : 9781448141579
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 80.36 MB
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Water will bring a garden miraculously to life, drawing the eye more than any other feature. When still, its shimmering reflections create a peaceful mood, while moving water animates the garden scene and delights with its mesmerizing sounds. In this definitive guide, Alan shows you how to design and make a water feature to suit any size and style of garden, from a large wildlife pond, stream or rill to the tiniest pebble or wall fountain. * Easy-to-follow instructions and step-by-step diagrams * A–Z directory of Alan’s recommended pond and waterside plants * Guide to choosing and caring for fish * Key tips on encouraging wildlife to your pond * Season-by-season guide to pond maintenance
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