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A pink rose is a symbol of friendship, while a red one can be taken as an indication of passionate love. Lilies can stand for enthusiasm or ambition, while the sweatpea implie shyness. The Royal Horticultural Society Desk Diary 2011 means never forgetting another appointment, event, or date, and makes a beautiful addition to any office, workspace, or dormitory. …

The most ravishing biology lessons we ve ever seen. -- Chicago Tribune The publication of the first edition of Pollen broke new ground by melding art and science in a beautiful yet authoritative examination of the design and function of pollen. This new edition contains 20 additional, equally spectacular, photographs published here for the first time. The book also contains a fully updated chapter about the Millennium Seed Bank Project and its recent acquisitions. Special light and scanning electron …

The west coast of Vancouver Island is a region teeming with plant life, and the West Coast Trail is the entryway. The trail’s windswept shores and abundant forests feature a wide range of plant life, from some of the world’s tallest trees to delicate lilies to bull-kelp. Each species is described and featured in color photos and maps of British Columbias most popular hiking destination are included. …

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 …

A compact boxset of twelve handbooks covering a selection of the most popular gardening subjects, written by experts and beautifully illustrated with artwork and colour photography. This is a perfect gift for garden enthusiasts and a self-purchase for gardeners of both sexes and any age. This boxset represents a joint publication with the Royal Horticultural Society, which now boasts over 36,000 members.Titles covered comprise: Bonsai; Euphorbias; Ferns; Garden Succulents; Grapes; Hardy Geraniums; …

The second of five volumes covering the monocots in North America north of Mexico, this volume features some of the most spectacular and showy native and naturalized species including orchids, lilies, irises, trilliums, hymenocallises, alliums, hostas, tulips, erythroniums, agaves, and yuccas. Plants representing eleven families following Cronquists classification are contained in this flora along with many species and genera of special interest in the horticultural trade or of conservation concern. …

The Flowers wall calendar by Christopher Gruver features stunning floral photography of a wildly beautiful and vivid experience of flowers. Gruver creates striking fine art compositions that reveal the delicacy and vibrancy of the universe of each blossom. Every month is accompanied by an inspirational quote that connects our human voyage with the living intimacy of a flower. A year of exquisite flower photography on your wall. Frameable artbook-quality printing. The perfect gift for those who love …

This most complete and authoritative guide to North American wildflowers offers clear and detailed information on growing and propagating 200 genera and 1,000 species of these precious plants. No matter what your level of interest -- whether it is to introduce a few plants into your garden or to learn how to propagate them for yourself or for sales, this book will inspire as well as inform you. With Cullinas guidance, youll learn in which parts of the continent the plants are found in the wild, and …

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 …

This gorgeous volume celebrates the floral designs of Christian Tortu, who has dazzled followers the world over with his ability to create novel compositions that show off the shapes, colours, textures and singular beauty of individual flowers to their ultimate advantage. He has designed flowers for the great fashion houses of Dior and Chanel as well as for the Cannes Film Festival. From a simple yet striking circular bouquet of tulips tied in raffia to glorious bursts of dahlias in wax vases, from …

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 …

Written by floriculture industry experts, this guide to growing major crops is a collection of more than 50 articles taken from the pages of GrowerTalks magazines Culture Notes department. It also dicusses azaleas, geraniums, lilies, mums, poinsettias, snapdragons, among others. …

Known as lilies of the Nile (though theyre native to South Africa), the showy perennials in the genus Agapanthus have been avidly collected and grown since they were discovered by Dutch explorers in the 17th century. The few species in the genus have been hybridized intensively, yielding hundreds of interesting and dramatic cultivars. Despite their huge popularity among gardeners, however, there has never been a truly comprehensive book on the genus, an oversight that has finally been corrected by …

When you look at these lilies you will instantly imagine how the wind moves the blossoms and spreads their perfume. Or maybe you remember a vase with a fragrant bunch of lilies in your rooms. In any case you should enjoy this wonderful calendar as an enriching wall decoration. Calvendo calendars are premium products - a bit more pricey than others but with added benefits: Our calendars always look beautiful on your wall because we produce them locally with premium paper and sophisticated spiral binding, …

The most exciting new trend in garden design is the lush look of the tropics -- no matter where you live! If, like so many gardeners, youre a little bored with pastel flowers and rigid borders, welcome to the jungly garden, where the plants have huge shiny leaves, boldly colored foliage, ferny textures, and flame-colored flowers. Now that garden centers and nurseries are stocking banana plants, elephant ears, giant ferns, and Amazon lilies, you can have your own tropical garden no matter where you …