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A Journey to Nine Islands (3744 readers)Contributed by amazon 08.03. 2008 11:24:04 Topic: Other / Books
Accompanied by charming and accessible text, the floral centerfolds of Journey to Nine Islands invite the reader to participate in the world of the Chicago Botanic Garden—one of the nation’s most visited public gardens and a preeminent center for learning and plant science. This remarkable volume showcases these lush and extraordinary gardens with 96 pages of beautifully reproduced full-color photography—capturing images from Chicago Botanic Garden sites as diverse as the English Oak Meadow, the ...
Echinacea, Rudbeckia and summer grasses (9102 readers)Contributed by pph 01.08. 2011 12:00:47 Topic: Plants / Other Match on Article's text
‘Heat’ is a powerful sensory stimulus – look at how it is used in advertising everything from perfumes to cars. Heat equates to danger, excitement, sexual attraction. Plants can very much evoke a sense of heat too, with vivid colours setting the pulse racing. Rudbeckia and Echinacea are two prairie flowers that love it as the mercury climbs and look just right shimmering in the sun. Add into the mix the calming balance of some flowering grasses and you have a ready-made planting combination that ...