Morocco In Bloom

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Morocco In Bloom

Author : Giulio Pietromarchi
ISBN : 1851499040
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Legend tells us that the first garden was born at the foot of a tree. As a mark of respect, the area around it was swept, and so it became sacred. Gardens - places where nature is imitated and ordered by human intervention - have been a part of history since the days of ancient Mesopotamia. Harmony is the key component, and this book invokes this harmony on every page. Illustrated with a magnificent array of photos and antique botanical prints, Morocco in Bloom is more than just a celebration of Moroccan flora. It is also a practical manual, dedicated to the cultivation, creation and maintenance of southern Mediterranean gardens. The author's words will resonate with any garden lover based in the broader Mediterranean Basin, from Spain to Greece, Provence to Tunisia. The book has been composed in the style of an almanac, guiding the reader through the year month by month. Each chapter provides vital advice on how to plant, prune and care for the most beautiful and rare plants in the Mediterranean climate region. AUTHOR: Giuppi Petromarchi is a renowned Italian landscape designer, a specialist in Mediterranean botany and the creator of numerous gardens in Tuscany and elsewhere. She has authored many books on the history of Italian gardens and on Mediterranean flora, including the lauded botanical text for The Gardens of Ninfa, and has also regularly contributed articles to gardening magazines. From 1986-1989 she lived in Rabat, where her husband was the Italian Ambassador to Morocco. It was then that she discovered the rich beauty of the Moroccan garden. Giulio Pietromarchi began his work as an assistant photographer in Rome, aged 16. That year he met Niki de Saint Phalle, who, having seen his work, asked him to document her Tarot Garden in Tuscany. His photographs span the 27 years it took to realise the project. Their long collaboration led him to document the artist's work around the world, resulting in many publications. He began his film career in 1983 as a director of photography. His filmography includes more than sixty films and documentaries. SELLING POINTS: * A beautifully illustrated reference book for any gardener working in the Mediterranean climate * Intersperses important tips on plant care and garden design with stunning photography * Laid out in an accessible month-by-month 'almanac' style 137 colour illustrations

The Fruit Manual

Author : Robert Hogg
ISBN : UCAL:$B661940
Genre : Fruit
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Moon Morocco

Author : Lucas Peters
ISBN : 9781631211584
Genre : Travel
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Grand imperial cities, calm desert oases, Mediterranean beaches, and ancient history: experience an incredible crossroads of culture with Moon Morocco. Inside you'll find: Flexible itineraries including one week in Marrakesh, retreats to Fez, Casablanca, and the Sahara, mountain excursions, and the four-week best of Morocco Strategic advice for history and culture buffs, beachgoers, adventure junkies, and more Top sights and unique experiences: Cook your own traditional tajines in a restored riad, or treat yourself to world-class French cuisine. Trek the soaring peaks and jaw-dropping valleys of Morocco's four mountain ranges (by foot, or by mule!), or relax on miles of idyllic beaches. Sip refreshing mint tea and destress with a customary hammam, challenge your bartering skills at a busy souk, or explore one of Morocco's nine UNESCO World Heritage Sites How to experience Morocco like an insider, support local and sustainable businesses, avoid crowds, and respectfully engage with the culture Insight from Morocco expert Lucas Peters on where to eat, how to get around, and where to stay Full-color, vibrant photos and detailed maps throughout Reliable background on the landscape, climate, history, government, and cultural customs and etiquette, plus useful tips on public transportation, car and bike rentals, and air travel Handy tools including Darija and French phrasebooks, visa information, and accommodations, and travel tips for families, seniors, travelers with disabilities, and LGBTQ travelers With Moon Morocco's practical advice and local know-how, you can plan your trip your way. Sticking mostly to Marrakesh? Try Moon Marrakesh & Beyond.
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ISBN : STANFORD:36105123869716
Genre : Morocco
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ISBN : UCAL:B3759773
Genre : American essays
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A Nomad In Morocco

Author : Ben Assher (pseud.)
ISBN : UCAL:$B57902
Genre : Atlas Mountains
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Presents narratives of author's adventures in Morocco in late 19th century and early 20th century.
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The Holy Land

Author : William Hepworth Dixon
ISBN : NYPL:33433070301738
Genre : Palestine
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Category: Palestine

Harmful Algae News

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ISBN : UCSD:31822009295650
Genre : Algal blooms
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Category: Algal blooms