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The Plant Lover S Guide To Asters

Author : Paul Picton
ISBN : 9781604695182
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 70.57 MB
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The daisy-shaped flowers of asters are in bloom from late summer into fall and are available in shades of white, pink, purple, and blue. Native to American habitats like meadows, prairies, thickets, and swamps, asters can be grown in a huge range of climates. The Plant Lover’s Guide to Asters, by nursery owners Paul and Helen Picton, highlights 101 species and cultivars that are readily available in garden centers. Featuring information on growth, care, and design, along with suggested companion plants and hundreds of gorgeous color photographs, it covers everything a home gardener needs to introduce these delightful plants into their garden.
Category: Gardening

The Plant Lover S Guide To Dahlias

Author : Andy Vernon
ISBN : 9781604696059
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 61.20 MB
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Dahlias are the showgirls of the garden. A favorite of floral and landscape designers, they come in a wide range of jewel-like colors—rich reds and vibrant oranges, shocking pinks—and an engaging variation of form and petal shape. The Plant Lover’s Guide to Dahlias is packed with everything you need to know to grow these fantastic flowers including tips on using dahlias in garden design, growth and propagation information, and lists of where to buy the plants and where to view them in public gardens. The bulk of the book is devoted to profiles for over 200 varieties, organized by color, with information on type, height, and spread. Gorgeous color photographs bring the plants to life.
Category: Gardening

The Plant Lover S Guide To Sedums

Author : Brent Horvath
ISBN : 9781604696066
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 36.90 MB
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Sedums are most popular flowering succulent. They range from groundcovers to large border perennials and are often included in green roof and vertical garden design because of their visual interest and drought tolerance. Sedums changes dramatically with the seasons—in fall, they are rich and earthy while in summer their flowers come in vibrant shades of pink and yellow. The Plant Lover’s Guide to Sedums includes everything you need to know about these beautiful gems. Plant profiles highlight 150 of the best varieties to grow, with information on zones, plant size, soil and light needs, origin, and how they are used in the landscape. Additional information includes designing with sedums, understanding sedums, growing and propagating, where to buy them, and where to see them in public gardens.
Category: Gardening

The Plant Lover S Guide To Snowdrops

Author : Naomi Slade
ISBN : 9781604694352
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 36.78 MB
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Provides information on snowdrops, flowers with white bell-shaped petals known as the harbingers of spring.
Category: Gardening

The Plant Lover S Guide To Salvias

Author : John Whittlesey
ISBN : 9781604696042
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 40.37 MB
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Salvias are available in a huge range of sizes, colors, foliage, and hardiness, with over 900 species and hundreds of hybrids. Salvia’s popularity stems from how easy they are to grow, their multiple medicinal and culinary uses, and the vibrancy of their blooms that cover every color in the spectrum from white to nearly black. The Plant Lover’s Guide to Salvias features everything you need to know to grow this vibrant and fragrant plant. Plant profiles of 150 varieties highlight each plant’s type, habitat, size, hardiness, origin, cultivation, and use in the landscape. Additional information includes tips on design, how to grow and propagate salvia, where to view them in public gardens, and where to buy them.
Category: Gardening

Taylor S Encyclopedia Of Garden Plants

Author : Frances Tenenbaum
ISBN : 0618226443
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 23.17 MB
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A guide to plants for North American gardens encompasses detailed descriptions of more than one thousand species, organized alphabetically by botanical names and including information on cultivation and propagation.
Category: Gardening

The Garden Lover S Guide To The Netherlands And Belgium

Author : Barbara Abbs
ISBN : UOM:39015048945508
Genre : Travel
File Size : 56.88 MB
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The three new titles in the Garden Lover's Guidebook series are richly illustrated, in-depth guides to over 100 gardens. Each is written by a recognized gardening expert on the region. Featuring colourful photography and easy-to-read maps, these guides also include complete visitor information, directions, unique features, and neighbouring sites of interest.
Category: Travel

Botany Illustrated

Author : Janice Glimn-Lacy
ISBN : 9780387288758
Genre : Science
File Size : 77.65 MB
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Contains 130 pages with text, each facing 130 pages of illustrations. Each page is a separate subject. This guide emphasises on flowering plants, which dominate the earth. It discusses: why leaves "turn" color in autumn; how certain plants devour insects; how a flower develops into a fruit with seeds; how flowers are pollinated; and more.
Category: Science

Storey S Basic Country Skills

Author : John Storey
ISBN : 9781603427371
Genre : House & Home
File Size : 64.24 MB
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Whether you live on a small suburban lot or have a many acres in the country, this inspiring collection will empower you to increase your self-sufficiently and embrace a more independent lifestyle. A variety of authors share their specialized knowledge and provide practical instructions for basic country skills like preserving vegetables, developing water systems, keeping farm animals, and renovating barns. From sharpening an axe to baking your own bread, you’ll be amazed at the many ways learning traditional skills can enrich your life.
Category: House & Home