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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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California boasts one of the richest assemblages of native plant species in the world, and among the state s most beautiful flowering plants are its monocotyledons—a large and varied group including lilies, irises, grasses, orchids, agaves, and even palms. Wild Lilies, Irises, and Grasses, created under the auspices of the California Native Plant Society, tells how to grow California monocots in the garden. Beautifully illustrated with color photographs and line drawings, the book contains valuable …

Water lilies, reflecting ponds, a Japanese footbridge, and blankets of glorious flowers: Nothing evokes Claude Monet’s Impressionist paintings quite like images from his gardens at Giverny, about 50 miles northwest of Paris. Monet discovered a profound source of artistic renewal in these gardens, a motif that appears in hundreds of his works. In Claude Monet’s Gardens at Giverny, Dominique Lobstein’s dynamic text introduces us to the many personalities that have strolled through these gardens …
Amazon / Brand: Harry N. Abrams
Price: 151.00 $

Roger Phillips and Martyn Rix are pioneers in the use of photography in plant illustration. The Botanical Garden I and II, are exciting and thoroughly modern renditions of illustrated botany books. Ten years in the making, this set combines the finest in photography with up-to-date, expert commentary to bridge the gap between gardener-friendly books and scientific texts. In the tradition of the great botanical illustrations, each featured plant has been carefully photographed -- as a whole and in …
Amazon / Brand: Firefly Books
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Excerpt from California Trees and Flowers: Description of the Wild Flowers, Ornamental Trees and Shrubs, Ferns, Lilies and Cacti, With Other Information A. Grandis Lind]. The White Fir attains a height of 200 to 300 feet, with a diameter of three or four feet, and is distinguished by the glossy, green upper surface of the leaves. A. Magnifica Murray. The Red Fir exceeds 200 feet in height, and reaches a diameter of ten feet. Foliage rigid, bark thick of a reddish brown color, from which it receives …
Amazon / Forgotten Books
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There are hundreds of choice bulbs that revel in southern warmth and humidity, and Scott Ogden profiles the best of them in this fascinating, comprehensive volume. In a series of chapters that takes us through the gardening year, Ogden introduces the plants that help to give southern gardens their distinct regional flavor, many with charmingly descriptive names: rain lilies, oxblood lilies, jonquils, crinums, and scores of others. Weaving in bits of history and lore, Ogden details each plant s appearance …
Amazon / Timber Press
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America s Garden Book There are very few garden books that have lasted like America s Garden Book—and with good reason. Since its first edition in 1939, the book has been specifically geared to North American backyard, do-it-yourself gardeners and their particular needs. The Plants More than 3,000 plant recommendations are listed throughout the book. Chapters devoted to specific types of plants go one step further, offering multiple listings based on the particular merit and special growing habits …
Amazon / Charles Scribner's Sons
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it took me a long time to understand my water lilies, Monet wrote of his pond at Giverny. I had planted them for the pure pleasure of it, and I grew them without thinking of painting them...And then, all of a sudden, I had the revelation of the enchantment of my pond. I took up my palette. Since then I ve had no other model. The pond became Monet s most enduring motif, the water lilies the most celebrated flowers he ever painted. This book tells the story of their role as a central source of artistic …
Amazon / Little Brown & Company
Price: 71.11 $

In this fully updated work, Perry Slocum describes nearly 500 species and cultivars of the crowning jewels of water gardens, the waterlilies and lotuses. This book includes more than 130 of the best new hybrids introduced since the landmark Water Gardening: Water Lilies and Lotuses by Perry Slocum and Peter Robinson was published. All species and the major cultivars, including day- and night-blooming tropical and hardy waterlilies and lotuses, are described along with the author s and hybridizers …
Amazon / Timber Press
Price: 63.86 $

Water is almost magical, an attraction to the eye and the ear--and even the most modest garden can showcase a water feature, along with a wide selection of plants that thrive in this damp environment. Whether you re creating a miniature pond, fountain, natural pool and bog garden, or cascade, you ll find out about edging; fish to stock; buying, preparing, and planting the right flowers and foliage; and wildlife. A plant directory covers submerged and deepwater varieties, water lilies, marginals, …
Amazon / Cassell
Price: 61.75 $

Excerpt from Peter Henderson and Co s Florists Wholesale Catalogue of Bulbs: Autumn 1891 For two years past I have had most excellent success with your bulbs. My Easter Lilies were exceptionally fine. 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 reconstruct the work, preserving the original …
Amazon / Forgotten Books
Price: 58.83 $

Excerpt from Clark s Hardy Perennial Plants (Pages 1 to 10), Lilies (Page 6), Gladiolus (Pages 11 to 15), Irises (Pages 15 to 20), Oriental Poppies (Page 8), Tulip (Pages 21 and 22), 1929-1930 By the te1m Perennial is meant such plants as may be allowed to remain permanently in the op en ground, whose foliage dies down to or near the ground each autumn and spring forth again with renewed rigor the following spring. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic …
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Excerpt from Catalogue of New and Rare Water Lilies, Nelumbiums and Other Choice Aquatics, Sub-Tropical Plants, Chrysanthemums, &C., 1892 The Japanese varieties constitute the largest number their diversity of form and their brilliant, yet pleasing combination of color, at once render them the most popular, most attractive and beauti ful of all Chrysanthemums. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This …
Amazon / Forgotten Books
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Excerpt from Lilies for English Gardens: A Guide for Amateurs, Compiled From Information Published Lately in the Garden, With the Addition of Some Original Chapters The present writer and compiler, who has been a working amateur for thirty years, has keenly felt the want of a short, concise, illustrated handbook; such a book as will just tell amateurs in the plainest way what they are most likely to want to know about Lilies. Such a book has therefore been prepared in the form of the present volume, …
Amazon / Forgotten Books
Price: 58.03 $

Excerpt from Belmont Gardens, 1929: Specialties: Roses, Gardenias, Garden Plants Speciosum album This is one of the most important of all the Japanese Lilies and always satisfactory. It has large, white flowers of great substance, with a greenish band running through the center of each petal. 50 cts. Each, $5 per doz. Auratum. (golden-banded Japan Lily.) Undoubtedly one of the finest. Its large, graceful, fragrant flowers from July to Septem ber are composed of six petals of a delicate ivory-white …
Amazon / Forgotten Books
Price: 57.73 $