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Unique book devoted to one type of grass--St. Augustine grass yet main themes are universal to all lawns. Readers gain an understanding of how grass grows and will appreciate why golf courses regularly aerate their fairways. Explains technical material with easy to understand text and contains over 50 spectacular color illustrations and photographs. Includes eight case studies (before and after photographs) to help illustrate the practical application of books information. Shows how St.Augustinegrass …

In Gardens of the Roman Empire, the pioneering archaeologist Wilhelmina F. Jashemski sets out to examine the role of ancient Roman gardens in daily life throughout the empire. This study, therefore, includes for the first time, archaeological, literary, and artistic evidence about ancient Roman gardens across the entire Roman Empire from Britain to Arabia. Through well-illustrated essays by leading scholars in the field, various types of gardens are examined, from how Romans actually created their …

Australian landscape designer Phillip Johnson became an international household name after winning Best in Show at the Royal Horticultural Society s Chelsea Flower and Garden Show in 2013 - the equivalent of winning a gold medal at the Olympics. This book explores Phillip s philosophy of connecting with nature in a sustainable way. Connected focuses on his key passions, including integrated sustainable water management and the creation of natural, chemical-free pools; recreation of thriving habitats …
Amazon / Murdoch Books
Price: 198.92 $

Start your career in floral design with the 3rd Edition of THE ART OF FLORAL DESIGN! Newly-expanded and updated, the book introduces you to the full range of floral design techniques, from basic to advanced, with vivid photographs, colorful illustrations, and easy-to-understand descriptions. THE ART OF FLORAL DESIGN, 3rd Edition balances theory with practice, covering the history of design, artistic elements, floral anatomy, and nomenclature, along with techniques, tools, and specialties. Much more …
Amazon / Brand: Cengage Learning
Price: 196.99 $

The rose brings beauty and joy to those who grow and admire them. Often a rose will bear a person s name, for the breeding of roses is an art and, like all artists, the raisers of roses enjoy dedicating their creations to people they love or admire. But who was Madame Hardy? Bettina? Lorraine Lee or Henri Martin? Vita Sackville-West asked this question many years ago and rose-lovers are still asking. Here, at last, in an elegant, timeless and beautifully illustrated edition, is the answer. Anyone …
Amazon / Random House Australia
Price: 196.00 $

An `Irishman s cutting in garden parlance has well-formed roots before it is detached from the parent plant. Like the garden variety, the cuttings in this book have deep roots in the gardens of Ireland and among plantsmen, of both sexes, with Irish `roots. These cuttings are amusing, interesting tales of gardeners, plant-hunters and plants discovered near home or in faraway places, sometimes after great hardships. There are stories of eccentric, opinionated Irish gardeners and plants they cherished, …
Amazon / Brand: Collins Pr
Price: 195.64 $

Drinking water quality has been a matter of concern for several decades. Disinfection of drinking water improves its microbiological quality and prevents disease outbreaks. However, continuously increasing scientific research concerns the presence of organic and inorganic contaminants in water. Many of these compounds, named haloforms, originate from the procedure of disinfection, being formed during reactions of disinfectants with natural organic matter present in water. Haloforms may possess carcinogenic …
Amazon / Springer
Price: 192.86 $

This book showcases twenty-one of the most celebrated gardens in Italy s most glamorous seaside getaway. They include La Reggia, Caserta, the Italian Versailles laid out for the Bourbon King Charles III in the mid-eighteenth century, the gardens of the Villa San Michele on Capri and Lord Grimthorpe s Villa Cimbrone in Ravello, with its breathtaking panoramas.The text also traces the horticultural history of Campania, from Roman emperors to Edwardian millionaires, encompassing a parade of glamorous …
Amazon / Brand: Frances Lincoln
Price: 185.21 $

From Book 1: In the first of the River Cottage Handbook series, mycologist John Wright uncovers the secret habits and habitats of Britains thriving mushrooms - and the team at River Cottage explain how to cook them to perfection.In the first of the River Cottage Handbook series, mycologist John Wright explains the ins and outs of collecting, including relevant UK laws, conservation notes, practical tips and identification techniques. He takes us through the 72 species we are most likely to come across …
Amazon / L. Prang & Co.
Price: 182.97 $

Roger Phillips and Martyn Rix are pioneers in the use of photography in plant illustration. The Botanical Garden I and II, are exciting and thoroughly modern renditions of illustrated botany books. Ten years in the making, this set combines the finest in photography with up-to-date, expert commentary to bridge the gap between gardener-friendly books and scientific texts. In the tradition of the great botanical illustrations, each featured plant has been carefully photographed -- as a whole and in …
Amazon / Brand: Firefly Books
Price: 180.00 $

Tropical & Garden Flower Identification is an overall photographic resource guide for the identification and growing of tropical plants and flowers in the greater West Indies: Caribbean, Bahamas, Central America, Florida & South Georgia. More than 500 stunning photographs allow easy identification by everyone, with plants arranged in colour coded common-sense chapters, English & Spanish common names, weights and measures in standard & metric, and all scientific taxonomy. Every plant …
Amazon / 18 Rabbit Press, Inc.
Price: 174.77 $

The volumes of this classic series, now referred to simply as Zechmeister” after its founder, L. Zechmeister, have appeared under the Springer Imprint ever since the series’ inauguration in 1938. The volumes contain contributions on various topics related to the origin, distribution, chemistry, synthesis, biochemistry, function or use of various classes of naturally occurring substances ranging from small molecules to biopolymers. Each contribution is written by a recognized authority in his …
Amazon / Hunek S
Price: 172.60 $

Hydroponics offers many advantages to traditional soil-based horticulture. These include greater control over many of the limiting factors, such as light, temperature, and pests, as well as the ability to grow plants in all seasons. With instruction from one of the top recognized authorities worldwide, Hydroponics for the Home Grower gives you step-by-step guidance on how to grow tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers, eggplant, lettuce, arugula, bok choy, and various herbs year-round within your home or in …
Amazon / CRC Press
Price: 171.88 $

The ESV Reader’s Bible was created for those who want to read the books of Scripture precisely as they were originally written. Verse numbers, section headings, and translation footnotes are helpful navigational and interpretive tools, but they are also relatively recent conventions. In the Reader’s Bible they have been removed from the Bible text, and the result is a new kind of Bible-reading experience in a volume that presents Scripture as one extended storyline. On the top of each page …
Amazon / Crossway Books
Price: 171.29 $

Gardens have been created to fulfill many functions: some to provide food or medicine, others for pleasure and recreation or simply to reflect the wealth and status of their creators. This lavishly illustrated book celebrates the extraordinary diversity of Scottish gardens and their creators, whether they be herbalists, plant collectors, nurserymen, botanists, artists or amateurs. It also traces the development of different types of garden—monastic gardens, royal gardens, walled gardens and town …
Amazon / Birlinn Ltd
Price: 165.79 $

The second edition of this textbook is identical with its fourth German edi­ tion and it thus has the same goals: precise definition of basic phenomena, a broad survey of the whole field, integrated representation of chemistry, physics, and technology, and a balanced treatment of facts and comprehen­ sion. The book thus intends to bridge the gap between the often oversimpli­ fied introductory textbooks and the highly specialized texts and monographs that cover only parts of macromolecular science. …
Amazon / Springer
Price: 163.20 $