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Excerpt from An Island Garden In my childish mind I pondered much on this fact of the crescent growing into the full-rayed orb. Many thoughts had I of all the flowers I knew; very dear were they, so that after I had gathered them I felt sorry, and I had a safe place between the rocks to which i carried them when they were withered, and hid them away from all eyes, they were so precious even then. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find …
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Gardens are refuges, ideal and protected places, almost always enclosed, often artificial, occasionally wild. An artist s view of a garden, his own garden, will show it to be a special place, a locus amoenus, as well as a source for smaller pleasures--single plants to be depicted with botanical precision in all of their beauty. The spectrum of work gathered here ranges from medieval gardens of Eden, depicted by Albrecht Durer and his contemporaries, to Peter Paul Rubens s courtly, gallant games in …
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Excerpt from The British Flower Garden (Series the Second), Vol. 4: Containing Figures and Descriptions The plant was collected by Eichwald on the islands at the mouth of the Volga, and by Henning on the banks of that river, where it was originally gathered by Pallas. the stem is described by Ledebour to vary from a foot to a foot and a half in height. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a …
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Excerpt from The Virgin s Bower, Clematis: Climbing Kinds and Their Culture at Gravetye Manor The Clematises are the most graceful of the flowers that garland the northern earth and the garden if we will allow them but beautiful as they are and many as they are, and gracefully varied, they are rarely well seen in gardens, owing to disease or some fatality. Always impressed by their beauty, and, not content with being beaten, I tried to get out of their troubles in various ways, and succeeded so …
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THE BEST OF EVERYTHING A GARDENER COULD WISH FOR In more than forty years of travel, Stafford Cliff—designer and gardener—has gathered a planet’s worth of inspiration on elements to enhance a garden. The result is 1000 Garden Ideas, a visual encyclopedia bursting with just about every garden idea ever invented by man or inspired by nature, artfully presented in more than 1000 photographs. Plantings may be the essence of the garden, whether it’s a tiny patch in the backyard or acres of land …
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This full-color, user-friendly book covers the basics involved in the collection, cleaning, and storage of seeds. Learn from an expert how to safely and effectively construct your own sieve and seed cleaner with household materials, overcome pests when storing seeds, and handle environmental factors that may threaten the integrity of your seeds. An introduction to identifying different varieties of seeds will make collecting easy for beginner and experienced collectors alike. One thousand close-up …

A celebrated teacher has gathered the tried-and-true techniques used by sculptors and folk artists, and tailored them for low-tech surroundings. Work with molds; form over armatures; model or carve with concrete; and treat concrete surfaces with mosaics, embedded objects, incising, and coloring. For dazzling outdoor embellishments, craft a Birdbath, Little Lady Fountain, and more. Twenty-five projects in all. …
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The creator of the Madoo Conservancy presents a collection of essays and articles based on his biweekly gardening columns from the East Hampton Star, in which he shares his hard-won wisdom on gardening techniques, planning, plant care, and more, in such pieces as Fairies, The Name of the Rose, The Garden Tour, and Manuring.In 1976, artist, writer, and gardener Robert Dash bought 1.98 acres in the Hamptons, on the far Eastern end of Long Island. Intending a private hideaway where he could paint in …

Great trees may from little acorns grow - but it takes time. And like those mighty trees, this great book has taken a long time to come to print; ten years in fact. The inspiration was Vic - my father-in-law - who wanted to build a tree house in the back garden for his grandchild. Sadly, very sadly, Vic was taken from us by Motor Neuron Disease. This book tells how my wife and I built the tree house; not as smoothly as he would have built it, but still with a great sense of achievement.This is the …
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From the author of the acclaimed The Brother Gardeners, a fascinating look at the founding fathers from the unique and intimate perspective of their lives as gardeners, plantsmen, and farmers. For the founding fathers, gardening, agriculture, and botany were elemental passions, as deeply ingrained in their characters as their belief in liberty for the nation they were creating. Andrea Wulf reveals for the first time this aspect of the revolutionary generation. She describes how, even as British ships …
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If you have ever dreamed of making delicious food from your very own garden, Stephanie Alexander s Kitchen Garden Companion Cooking is the book for you. Follow in the footsteps of one of Australia s best-loved cooks and food writers as she reveals the secrets of delicious dishes created from the produce you ve gathered yourself. Try some of the 250 recipes that will transform your fresh produce into delicious meals. Use the vegetables, fruit, and herbs you ve grown in new and exciting ways with this …

From the author of the acclaimed The Brother Gardeners, a fascinating look at the founding fathers from the unique and intimate perspective of their lives as gardeners, plantsmen, and farmers. For the founding fathers, gardening, agriculture, and botany were elemental passions, as deeply ingrained in their characters as their belief in liberty for the nation they were creating. Andrea Wulf reveals for the first time this aspect of the revolutionary generation. She describes how, even as British ships …
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Excerpt from The Virgin s Bower, Clematis: Climbing Kinds and Their Culture at Gravetye Manor The Clematises are the most graceful of the flowers that garland the northern earth and the garden if we will allow them but beautiful as they are and many as they are, and gracefully varied, they are rarely well seen in gardens, owing to disease or some fatality. Always impressed by their beauty, and, not content with being beaten, I tried to get out of their troubles in various ways, and succeeded so …
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In recent years a new generation of artists and designers has discovered that garden plants - from moss and grass to fullgrown trees - can become astonishing works of living sculpture. Iconoclast garden designer Paul Cooper has gathered together the best examples of this exciting new art form while overturning many preconceptions about what is possible in the context of both gardening and art, showing that every garden has the potential to include dramatic and lasting sculpture. …