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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
Price: 186.95 $

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
Price: 181.49 $

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 …

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 $

Of all the lands in the world, Colombia is the richest in flowers. When the first astronauts sped through the heavens and beheld the Earth, two landmarks stood out: the Great wall of China and the unique green mantle that covers Colombia. In fact, this hugely fertile land houses over 50,000 species of flowers, out of a total of 250,000 throughout the world. The daily use of flowers and of their eloquent language permeates the Colombians everyday life and their very death; it reaches all points, even …
Amazon / Villegas Editores
Price: 160.76 $

Written by respected professors of botany and pharmaceutical biology, this is the definitive account of plants and mushrooms used for poison darts, traditional medicine, ceremonial and spiritual purposes, and recreational drugs. Hazardous plants are commonly used as garden ornamentals, potted plants, or florist flowers, yet many people are unaware of the dangers posed by the toxins derived from them. In addition to exploring plants that are ingested, the authors also treat plants that cause irritation …
Amazon / Timber Press
Price: 148.20 $

This comprehensive book looks at scented flowers and leaves of plants from all over the world. Since earliest times scented plants have been amongst man s most prized possessions. He has depended on them for flavouring food and drink, as perfume, for fumigation and to sweeten clothes and bedding. Incense and myrrh were classed with gold as being the most desirable as well as the most expensive things worthy of presentation to the infant Jesus. The work has been prepared to the standards of the Index …
Amazon / Brand: Robert Hale Ltd
Price: 147.36 $

All gardeners know the disappointment of finding their flowers nibbled, or their prized produce riddled with rust. Armed with this essential guide, which helps you identify, target, and banish the likely culprits, you can stop the destruction. Get acquainted with all the common pests and diseases that afflict ornamentals, vegetables, fruits, and houseplants, and learn the best ways to deal with them. The effective options include both biological controls—increasingly popular in the gardening world—as …
Amazon / New Holland
Price: 140.44 $

“This is a fascinating books for anyone wanting to truly broaden the range of plants they grow.” —Gardens Illustrated Moss is an extraordinary plant—it grows without roots, flowers, or stems. Despite being overlooked, in many ways, moss is perfect: it provides year-round color, excels in difficult climates, prevents soil erosion, and resists pests and disease. In The Magical World of Moss Gardening, bryophyte expert Annie Martin reveals how moss can be used in stunning, eco-friendly spaces. …
Amazon / Timber Press
Price: 136.60 $

Perfect for holidays, special occasions, or just to celebrate the arrival of a new season, wreaths are a mainstay of the crafting world and a lovely way to enhance a home. They’re also amazingly easy and fast to make, thanks to this attractive collection of diverse projects, all organized by theme: Nature-Inspired; Flowers, Fruits & Greens; Collections & Memories; Found Objects, and more. Create the perfect door décor for a beach house using painted twigs and delicate starfish—or a grouping …
Amazon / Lark Books
Price: 127.99 $

Ornamental trees, shrubs and flowers have always been extremely popular and in large demand. Whether in gardens or parks, common usage of alpines, bedding plants, cacti, cut flowers, house plants and pot plants, as well as herbaceous plants, ornamental grasses, shrubs and trees makes a definitive volume on their pests of essential value to entomologists and plant scientists. The fully revised and updated second edition of Pests of Ornamental Trees, Shrubs and Flowers follows up the successful previous …
Amazon / Academic Press
Price: 121.83 $

This wonderful photographic guide caters to the gardener and nature-lover alike by showcasing a variety of stunning flowers and foliage that have been uniquely categorized by both color and season. Discover how to use the range of tones in flowers to create different moods just as an interior designer would, and find out how to use new flowers to mirror fashion trends as colors come and go with each passing season. Ten specially commissioned designs are provided, including ideas for wreaths, garlands, …
Amazon / Brand: Conran
Price: 113.70 $

Ecological and genetic control of plant resistance to unfavorable environmental influences is being carried out all over the world, and new varieties and hybrids of plants are being created, resulting in rich, new information and innovative new methods of cultivation. This new volume, Temperate Horticulture for Sustainable Development and Environment: Ecological Aspects, explores the vast biotic diversity in horticulture, with a focus on sustainable development in today s deteriorating environment. …
Amazon / Apple Academic Press
Price: 103.97 $

Excerpt from The Floral World and Garden Guide, Vol. 2: January, 1859 Chives, uses and culture, 114 Chorleywood Labourers So ciety, 170 Chrysanthemums, list of win ning flowers, 18 Chrysanthemums, dressed and undressed, 15 Chrysanthemums at shows. 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 of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally …
Amazon / Forgotten Books
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Paula Pryke is one of the world s leading floral designers and an inspiration to novices and experts alike. Her flower school in London, which attracts students worldwide, provides one of the most sought-after credentials for anyone serious about mastering the art of floral design. Now with Flower School, Pryke offers the essentials of her London program in gorgeously illustrated text, allowing readers to feel as if they have enrolled in her school. Simple step-by-step instructions and clearly defined …
Amazon / Rizzoli
Price: 100.51 $