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Presents the celebrated photographer s seventy-three remarkable portrait studies of the poppy, the rose, the peony, the lily, the orchid, the begonia, and the tulip at each stage of growth, from bud to death …
Amazon / Harmony
Price: 170.25 $

Richly illustrated with 150 color photographs, this book features hundreds of beautiful plants, including cacti, succulents, gesneriads, South African bulbs, and orchids. Plant expert Jack Kramer provides descriptions of some 300 unusual plants, and guidance on their selection and care. He also emphasizes the need to conserve those that are endangered in their native habitats. A list of sources enables gardeners to purchase cultivate plants from reputable nurseries.Why settle for phlox if you can …

The lotus. The lily. The sunflower. The opium poppy. The rose. The tulip. The orchid. Seven flowers, each with its own story full of surprises and secrets, each affecting the world around us in subtle but powerful ways. But what is the nature of their power and how did it develop? Why have these particular plants become the focus of gardens, literature, art―even billion dollar industries? The answers to these questions and more are what drove journalist and author Jennifer Potter to write Seven …

Rediscover the romantic grace of symmetry with this delightful peek into resplendent gardens throughout Europe. Breathtaking, full-color photos draw you in with their magical tranquility. Hedges, herbaceous borders, water, arches and pergolas, avenues, paths, and entrances, mosaics, and much more are shown in all their splendid glory. Enchant visitors with a simple topiary maze, or add a peaceful pond complete with lily pads. …
Amazon / Cassell
Price: 112.85 $

From back cover: In Herbs of the Northern Shaman, Steve Andrews describes in clear, understandable terms the plants, their active constituents, the dosages, and their effects on the human mind and body. Many photos and illustrations are included. You will find information on the expected plants such as Cannabis, Datura, and Peyote as well as the unexpected effects of such common garden favorites as Buttercup, Sassafras and Water Lily. …

Arisaema is a large genus within the Arum family, consisting of about 200 species, subspecies, and varieties distributed widely around the globe. They are remarkable for their exotic-looking inflorescences-which inspired the common name of cobra lily-and for the fact that they can change sex from year to year. The Genus Arisaema (2002) was the first comprehensive study of the genus since 1920, and indeed the first ever in the English language. This second revised and updated edition includes more …

This beginner s guide to making silk flowers includes a range of colours and shapes that can be made from silk and other fine fabrics. Instructions in the form of text and illustrations demonstrate how to prepare the fabric, cut from templates, dye and tint the fabric, curl and shape the fabric with heated tools and assemble the finished flowers. Advice is given on experimenting with shapes and colours - old sheets, pillow cases, scraps and even old clothing with a suitable texture, can be used instead …

This 95-page booklet contains many color pictures and very good descriptions of carnivorous plants across the world and there are references to more books of the type. Your children, if not you, would be fascinated to have this unique description of plants that eat instead of being eaten. Of course, all kids go through that stage and get their parents to buy them a Venus fly trap but little did they know of plants with larger appetites. Abbreviated table of contents: Plant history How to choose carnivorous …

Featuring plants that grew in the UK and Europes most famous medieval gardens, and which are still cultivated today the most beautiful, best and most naturally coloured species with the purest fragrance. This is a truly inventive, well-researched book, highlighting the beauty of flowers cultivated and wild, as well as gardens and bowers. Clay Perrys photographs include a lush series of studio flower portraits as well as shots of existing medieval gardens, chamomile lawns and fruit trees in blossom. …

Beautiful, easy-to-grow cultivars. For centuries, adventurous botanists risked their lives to gather exquisite specimens from remote, perilous locations. Fortunes were spent shipping the lilies back to royalty and collectors who treasured them. Lilies gained a reputation with gardeners for being difficult plants: fussy, sulky, prone to a lingering death. This characterization, thankfully, is coming to an end. Today, new hybrids make growing lilies easier than ever. Advances in hybridization over …

Give your messages floral flair with 24 superb postcards reproduced from rare works of botanical art in the collection of London s Natural History Museum. Detailed and magnificent, the cards represent a variety of species — rose, lily, iris, camellia, hollyhock, orchid, many more. Reprinted in full color on heavy card stock. Introduction, descriptive notes, captions. …

Few people can dispute the beauty and the grace of lilies. The virginal Madonna lily, the stately regal lily, the gorgeous tiger lily- their very names conjure up visions of delight. In this guide Victoria Matthews emphasizes the wide variety of form and mood these flowers can achieve, showing how to grow them with success and display them with imagination in the garden, alone or in association with shrubs and herbaceous perennials. …

The perfect Lenten book for those who like to see God in nature and who understand that the Church s year is based on nature s cycle.Thorn, Fire and Lily covers the period from Ash Wednesday to Easter Sunday and gives practical proof of the close link between prayer and gardening. Jane Mossendew s introduction explains how the book s featured plants— one for each day—illustrates Lenten themes like prayer, fasting, and almsgiving. Plants also are featured for the Solemnities and Saints days between …

Irises and their relatives are lily-like plants related to the orchid and narcissus families, with whom they share a propensity for large, brightly colored, attractive flowers. Many have longlasting flowers—Iris, Gladiolus, and Freesia are among the most important cut-flower crops in the world. The intricate flowers of the iris family are finely adapted for pollination by a variety of animals, including hummingbirds, sunbirds, beetles, butterflies, moths, wasps, and bees. This intimate connection …
Amazon / Timber Press
Price: 59.72 $