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What essentially is a garden? Is it a small plot of land that we put aside to cultivate our favorite vegetables or to grow flowers for our personal enjoyment? Or is it a symbol, a mirror, a reflection of our human passions? The topic of the present volume is the mysterious ways in which Imaginatio Creatix plays within the human ingrowness in natural life, transposing dreams, nostalgias, and enchantments. …
Amazon / Tymieniecka A T
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With more than 800 Clematis species and cultivated varieties from which to choose, gardeners and growers have been inundated with options. Even more frustrating for some has been the absence of a single comprehensive reference with which to identify the numerous cultivars. This new volume, written by distinguished clematis experts and backed by the authority of the British Clematis Society, is the first picture encyclopedia on the genus to encompass the garden-worthy species and hybrids. This long-awaited …

Artist Deborah Schenck finds inspiration for her photographs while taking countryside walks and exploring antique shops near her home in Vermont. Originally from England, where she worked as a professional photographer with a passion for historical photographs, she was drawn several years ago to the old print look of Polaroid transfers, a process by which a photographic image is transferred to watercolor paper rather than photographic paper. Her images, which she further enhances with paints, capture …
Amazon / Chronicle Books
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The Ultimate Floral Collection is without a doubt the comprehensive flower design bible, covering every aspect of the art of flower arranging. Easy-to-follow step-by-step projects make this book accessible to the beginner, while stunning arrangements provide inspiration for more seasoned florists. Showcasing a wealth of beautiful designs, The Ultimate Floral Collection indicates once again why Paula Pryke is one of the most respected and imitated floral designers in the world. The Colourful Creations …
Amazon / Jacqui Small
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After Bouquets and Interiors, Per, Tomas and Max now also share their creative secrets of Christmas decoration. The different techniques are explained step by step, each time accompanied by pictures. Every florist shows seven Christmas creations. All-time classics in Christmas decoration are revamped and completely new materials give them a surprising twist. Be inspired by the never-ending creativity of these masters in floral design and make the most beautiful seasonal decorations yourself. A source …

Irises and their relatives are lily-like plants related to the orchid and narcissus families, with whom they share a propensity for large, brightly colored, attractive flowers. Many have longlasting flowers—Iris, Gladiolus, and Freesia are among the most important cut-flower crops in the world. The intricate flowers of the iris family are finely adapted for pollination by a variety of animals, including hummingbirds, sunbirds, beetles, butterflies, moths, wasps, and bees. This intimate connection …
Amazon / Timber Press
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Utilizing nearly one hundred illustrations, this is the first American book-length history and analysis of the Noisettes, a class of rose born in Charleston not long after the American Revolution. The first Noisette rose was raised by South Carolina rice planter John Champneys as a hybrid seedling from the China rose Parson s Pink and the autumn-flowering musk rose, resulting in a vigorous climber that produces magnificent clusters of small pink flowers from spring to fall. Variations developed as …

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 $

Excerpt from The National Rose Society s Handbook on Pruning Roses: Llustrated HE following general directions and explanations should be carefully read before proceeding to carry out the instructions afterwards given, or the reader may fail to grasp the meaning they are intended to convey. The late Rev. A. Foster-melliar in his Book of the Rose pointed out that the necessity for pruning arises in a great measure from the natural growth of the Rose. By watching, he said, an unpruned Rose-tree, either …
Amazon / Forgotten Books
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For hundreds of years, as Europe explored the world beyond its shores, intrepid adventurers, botanists and plant hunters sent back seeds and specimens of the thousands of flowers they came across on their travels. In Britain in particular, many nurserymen and aristocratic garden lovers set about experimenting with each new influx of botanical material, to create the garden flowers we know today. Flora tells the fascinating story of this evolution, drawing on the superb archive of the Royal Horticultural …
Amazon / Scriptum Editions
Price: 172.70 $

Talks with Trees contains a collection of over thirty interviews with many different species of plants and trees including ancient redwoods, a Japanese maple, a garlic bulb, an onion, an apple tree, two heads of lettuce, a purple potato and many more. The author, a spirit channel for over fifteen years, one day realized that if he could successfully make contact with the spirit guides of the many people for whom he provided psychic readings, he might also do the same with the spirits of plants and …

The Japanese have an innate sense of style in the arts, architecture, interior design and especially in their attitude to flowers and plants within the home. Until now, in the West we haven t explored ikebana, the ancient art of arranging plant material, in any great depth. With the trend towards pared-down, simple rooms, now is the time to discover how its sculptural style can complement contemporary interiors. Ikebana is much more than simply flower arranging. Over the centuries, Japanese masters …
Amazon / Conran Octopus Ltd
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A comprehensive, beautifully illustrated primer on the fine art of grown wildflowers covers the North American continent, providing would-be cultivators of these beautiful flowers plentiful expert advice.The New England Wild Flower Society is the oldest plant conservation organization in North America. It celebrated its 100th birthday by publishing this beautiful and useful guide to identifying, growing, and propagating native wildflowers. Cultivating and appreciating native flora is a first step …
Amazon / HOUGHTON MIFFLIN HARCOURT
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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
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Excerpt from Pansies, Violas Violets By including Pansies and Violas in the present-day Gardening series, readers are provided for the first time with coloured plates setting forth the flowers in the most natural manner photographs can illustrate them. I am indebted to Mr. W. Irving for notes on some of the more important species in the genus Viola. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction …
Amazon / Forgotten Books
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