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Cacti and succulents are fascinating and beautiful plants. This practical book explains in detail all the techniques you will need to keep them in good shape, and will ensure that even the most nervous newcomer can grow cacti with confidence. New Pyramid Cactus Basics offers expert advice on cultivation and care and shows you how to recognize and treat pests and diseases. It also includes an extensive cacti and succulent directory of the most widely grown species. …
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Price: 107.22 $

By moving in a focused and directed way through the labyrinth, we begin to relax, and our sixth sense becomes heightened. That s how the author, a renowned labyrinth-maker and land artist, describes the effect of walking the traditional and contemporary labyrinths explored here. Examples range from classic Greek and medieval designs to patterns used in Native American basketry, as well as the author s distinctive creations, which push the boundaries of the form. Connecting the spiritual aspects of …
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Price: 93.67 $

Bonsai are both eye-catching and extremely popular—and this directory of more than 80 trees details their characteristics and explains how to look after them to get the best results. With stunning photography, and detailed instructions for choosing and growing a plant, it’s ideal for both beginners and enthusiasts alike. There’s advice on essential tools and getting started, on maintaining trees throughout the year, and on solving such frequently encountered problems as dropped or browning …
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Price: 93.26 $

Nothing beats the taste of home grown fruit and vegetables! Even if you only have a tiny patio, balcony or just a windowsill, you can still grow a bountiful crop. Enjoy the simple pleasure of nurturing plants and reap the rewards of your harvest with simple and delicious recipe ideas. The 40 original and beautiful projects for containers in Crops in Pots are great to look at and will be a constant source of fresh fruit, vegetables and herbs throughout the summer months. With easy-to-follow planting …
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Price: 50.00 $

Designing a garden to accommodate the often competing desires of the entire family can be difficult and in a small plot, the challenge may seem even more overwhelming. That s where this inspiring collection of gardening plans can prove invaluable: it features comprehensive advice for choosing different features and planting arrangements that suit a limited area, and shows how to evaluate the characteristics of your own backyard for the strongest results. There are dozens of designs to choose from, …
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Price: 44.68 $

Tailored to meet the needs of the first time bonsai owner, this book is an extensive directory of every major bonsai type. Bonsai Basics explains in detail all the techniques needed to keep a bonsai alive and in good shape.  Clear text and step-by-step illustrations ensure that even the most nervous newcomer can approach looking after bonsai with confidence.  Filled with over 120 specially commissioned photographs and illustrations, the New Pyramid Bonsai Basics is an extensive directory of both …
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Price: 40.70 $

Houseplant Basics is about cultivating happy and healthy plants. This book will guide you to understand how similar species live in the wild, and how to meet their compost, lighting, humidity, and temperature needs in both winter and summer. Houseplant Basics provides illustrated information on siting and display; containers; propagation from seed, cuttings, and more; watering; feeding and repotting; grooming, and care. Whether your plant is small and potted, trailing and cascading, or floor standing, …
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Price: 40.52 $

Matthews celebrates the antithesis of the look-but-don t-touch, no-kids-allowed landscapes...[She] carefully walks even the most tool-challenged adult through more than 35 dynamic projects, depicted in eye-popping photographs. --Booklist Interesting, entertaining, and educational for children and the young-at-heart. --Library Journal You can play in the yard, but don t go near the garden! That s a familiar parental refrain, but gardens can be great getaways for kids. With the 50 colorfully illustrated, …
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Price: 37.49 $

The wedding bouquet, like the center jewel in the engagement ring, is a focal point for the celebration. The bouquet s colors, arrangement, and even fragrance, can express the mood and style of the ceremony, from the bridal gown and attendants attire to the décor of the reception room. How to decide? Each of the 300 bouquets displayed here comes with lavish close-up photos and careful descriptions of each detail, with recommendations for the kinds of dresses and ceremonies they best complement. …
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Price: 31.31 $

Can you imagine caring for a forest of over 40,000 bonsai trees? That s what the authors do for a living, and why they have the knowledge to provide a detailed analysis of over 70 outdoor and indoor species. Their master class covers propagation--seeds, cuttings, layering and grafting; care--sunshine, ventilation, temperature, type of pot, and cleaning; growth--repotting, soil, pruning, wiring, watering, spraying, and feeding. Treated are pests and diseases, their symptoms and treatment, as well …
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Price: 25.48 $

While it may be true A rose is a rose is a rose, roses come in all sorts of colors, perfumes, shapes, and sizes, for every taste and nearly every possible situation. In fact, choosing which variety to plant is almost as intimidating as growing these fragrant but temperamental beauties. The easily accessible information here takes the guesswork out of selecting, planting, tending, and propagating roses. Nearly 200 varieties are classified by their predominant characteristics--modern climbers, hybrid …
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Price: 25.15 $

Whatever s ailing your plant-from slugs and bugs to molds, rots, and wilts-this guide has the cure. Written by an award-winning garden writer, it helps you get to the root of the problem with expert diagnostic advice, and offers quick and effective solutions for eliminating more than 130 international pests, diseases, and disorders. Gardeners can choose from both chemical and organic remedies for trees, shrubs, annuals, perennials, and vegetables-and with this handy directory, you don t even have …
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Price: 23.48 $

An award-winning guide to increasing your plant supply with practical, step-by-step illustrations. Starting with the easiest of techniques like planting seeds and taking cuttings, and building up to more adventurous methods like grafting, makes it accessible to an amateur or an old hand. This is a complete guide to propagation in one handy volume, including a plant directory of over 100 plants, a seasonal propagation chart and a troubleshooting section. …
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Price: 23.44 $