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Known for their bright colors and dramatic forms, dahlias are enjoying a surge of popularity in today s gardens. From pompons to waterlilies few flowers can boast such a variety of choices for every garden and gardener. In this delightful and profusely illustrated encyclopedia, noted hybridizer and nurseryman Bill McClaren provides an authoritative account of garden-worthy dahlias for every garden design. Nearly 700 selections are included, complete with notes on their history, awards, and cultural …

Stunningly illustrated, this is both a guidebook to accessible gardens in Japan and a revelation of their historical and cultural contexts for the general reader. Containing over 120 accounts of gardens spanning regions east, west, north, and south of Kyoto the book provides a brief description, access notes, and a photograph for easy reference. Interwoven with the essays are personal experiences and notes on travel in different seasons. The appendix includes a glossary of terms and a chronological …
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In this delightful and profusely illustrated encyclopedia, noted hybridizer and nurseryman Bill McClaren provides an authoritative account of garden-worthy dahlias for every garden design. Nearly 700 selections are included, complete with notes on their history, awards, and cultural peculiarities. Additional chapters on dahlia care and propagation, dahlia species in nature, hybridizing, and showing dahlias add to this well-rounded overview. Thorough appendices with resources on dahlia societies, …
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Excerpt from How to Grow Cut Flowers: A Practical Treatise on the Cultivation of the Rose, Carnation, Chrysanthemum, Voilet, and Other Winter Flowering Plants, Also Greenhouse Construction XIII. The Renewal of Rose Plants Roses in Summer Depth of 5011 for Planting Planting Staking and Tying Mulching. Watering Ventilation Temperature of Water Shading The Cutting of Buds Grading and Packing The Preservation of Flowers Insect Enemies Insect Exterminators Diseases of the Rose Forcmg Varieties - Cultural …
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Dialectic of Enlightenment is undoubtedly the most influential publication of the Frankfurt School of Critical Theory. Written during the Second World War and circulated privately, it appeared in a printed edition in Amsterdam in 1947. What we had set out to do, the authors write in the Preface, was nothing less than to explain why humanity, instead of entering a truly human state, is sinking into a new kind of barbarism. Yet the work goes far beyond a mere critique of contemporary events. Historically …