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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 development of resistance to pesticides is generally acknowledged as one of the most serious obstacles to effective pest control today. Since house flies first developed resistance to DDT in 1946, more than 428 species of arthropods, at least 91 species of plant pathogens, five species of noxious weeds and two species of nematodes were reported to have developed strains resistant to on~ or more pesticides. A seminar of U. S. and Japanese scientists was held in Palm Springs, California, during …
Amazon / Springer
Price: 171.50 $

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
Price: 170.38 $

Silk on Boards. First Edition. No date given, but Library of Congress lists date as 1965. Decorative green silk covers with gilt titles and a pictorial cover illustration. 366 pp. 56 color with many tipped in, and 428 b/w illustrations. Discussions on style, technique, symbolism, form, and traditions. Includes a basic course in the 12 forms of the popular Moribana style of ikebana, proceeding to more advanced forms; includes 4 appendices (one on plant symbolism) plus index. This book was recently …
Amazon / Harry N. Abrams
Price: 159.82 $

Planted Aquariums: Creation and Maintenance starts with a discussion of light, soil, and water requirements for keeping plants in aquariums. The next chapter gives the reader guidelines for choosing the right plants for their tanks. The major portion teaches how to plan for, purchase, and install plants in the aquarium. There is a detailed section that is useful for someone who just wants to put a few hardy plants into a small tank as well as for the serious hobbyist aiming to create a show tank. …

Japanese garden design is concerned with a reverence for nature and its overall effect is of tranquility. Providing an inspirational and practical introduction to the traditions of Japanese Zen gardens, this guide explains how western plants and materials can be used to achieve the natural, minimalist look so beloved by Japanese garden designers. It shows how to use natural materials such as wood, bamboo, rocks and pebbles and how to emphasize the value of shape in trees and shrubs and the subtlety …

Excerpt from Special Price List for 1933 of Fine Hardy Plant Materials You will find these plants listed under their specific headings. New Flowering Crab Apples and Japanese rose-flowering Cherries. We like to draw your attention to our collection of these plants. Grown in the heart of Michigan they are perfectly hardy. Prices have been greatly reduced even of the finest varieties. Eu liven your garden with some of these gorgeous plants. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of …
Amazon / Forgotten Books
Price: 58.11 $

   Everyone loves garden-fresh vegetables, but who has the time or energy to grow their own? You do--if you adopt Tom and Marty s tried-and-true schemes and tricks for 20-minute vegetable gardening.    They ll help you create from scratch a ready-to-plant garden in less than two hours, and then help you choose the easiest, most rewarding plants for your region and your tastes. You ll learn tips for winning the neighborhood tomato contest and how to turn a stack of old tires into an heirloom potato …
Amazon / Random House
Price: 55.56 $

Peonies are virtually unrivalled in a their ability to bring impact and drama to a garden. Once established they flourish for decades, bringing large quantities of flamboyant blooms in a magical range of hues and outstanding, often finely cut foliage. This informative guide highlights the best peonies for gardeners, paying particular attention to the tree peonies, herbaceous hybrids and the latest cultivars of Paeonia lactiflora.The Chinese have been growing tree peonies for 1600 years but these …

A shaman is one who walks in two worlds, one seen easily by everyone, another seen with the senses of the heart, deep recesses of the mind, and within the collective spiritual consciousness.Shamanic Gardening integrates sustainable ancient and traditional gardening methods with shamanic principles and modern permaculture. The practices, history, myths, recipes, and philosophies inside this book will enhance your relationship with nature, sustain the earth, delight your senses, and nourish your soul.Shamanic …
Amazon / Brand: Process
Price: 47.39 $

With their superbly shaped trees and shrubs, subtly colored foliage, and emphasis on nature in its pure state, Japanese Zen gardens are spaces of beauty and tranquility. Serene Gardens is an exquisitely illustrated introduction to the style and its traditions—and the only book that explains how to use western plants and materials to achieve the minimalist look beloved by Japanese garden designers. Gardeners will find plant lists; climate zone maps; instructions for selecting readily available flora, …
Amazon / Brand: New Holland
Price: 35.00 $

The Azaleas of Nacogdoches is a photographic tour of some of the finest azalea gardens in East Texas, not to mention the United States. Follow Barbara Stump on her annual tour of these magnificent plants, culminating in the Ruby M. Mize Azaelea Garden where more than one hundred feet of purple spider azaleas are planted alongside University Road and frame one side of the garden. Composed of a broad variety of plant specimens, including Japanese maples, hydrangeas, camellias, and more than 6,500 azaleas, …