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Excerpt from The National Rose Society s Handbook on Pruning Roses: Llustrated HE following general directions and explanations should be carefully read before proceeding to carry out the instructions afterwards given, or the reader may fail to grasp the meaning they are intended to convey. The late Rev. A. Foster-melliar in his Book of the Rose pointed out that the necessity for pruning arises in a great measure from the natural growth of the Rose. By watching, he said, an unpruned Rose-tree, either …
Amazon / Forgotten Books
Price: 173.30 $

In the Garden, by award-winning photographer Stacy Bass with essays by Suzanne Gannon, celebrates the natural splendor and abundant creativity of the American gardens of the new millennium. In astonishing fine art images and vibrant prose, each of its 18 chapters tells the story of a how an individual brought his or her vision of beauty to life, inspired by the lay of the land, a single blossom, or a garden once glimpsed in a far away place. In the Garden is alive with 224 pages of color—lush spreads …
Amazon / Melcher Media
Price: 160.32 $

The practice of bonsai (a potted tree or shrub that possesses the natural beauty of the larger tree in the wild) in Hawaii and throughout history is handsomely depicted in this informative, well-illustrated book. It includes an overview of the basic elements of composition, plus stunning photography and in-depth descriptions of each of the 13 bonsai styles and specific techniques such as pruning and choosing the right tree or shrub. An essential reference for all bonsai enthusiasts, it celebrates …
Amazon / Island Heritage
Price: 144.72 $

For centuries, carnivorous plants have carried an air of fascination and mystique unparalleled in the plant world. Growing Carnivorous Plants is a comprehensive guide to identifying and cultivating these remarkable plants. From the well-known Venus flytrap to obscure African sundews, from the giant pitcher plant vines of Borneo the microscopic bladderworts of Florida, more than 200 species, hybrids and cultivars from all genera of carnivorous plants are described. Included are explanations of the …
Amazon / Brand: Timber Press
Price: 126.33 $

With a unique gentle spirit, acute intelligence, a sturdy muscular build, and thick fur coats in a remarkable range of colors, the Icelandic horse is a special breed and beloved creature for the inhabitants of its native Iceland, and for horse lovers the world over. Over a five-year period, Argentinian photographer Guadalupe Laiz undertook an extraordinary photographic project to capture and celebrate the pastoral beauty and pure grace of these magnificent horses in their natural habitat--the rugged, …
Amazon / teNeues
Price: 118.75 $

The Story of the Apple reveals the solution to a long-standing puzzle. Where did the apple come from, and why is the familiar large, sweet, cultivated apple so different from all other wild apple species with their bitter, cherry-sized fruits? This book will fascinate gardeners who wish to know more about the origin and natural history of the plants that they grow in their yards or orchards, researchers and students in botany and horticulture who want the evidence from DNA, geology, anthropology, …
Amazon / Timber Press
Price: 108.69 $

Botanical gardens brought together in a single space the great diversity of the earth s flora. They displaced nature from forest and foothill and re-arranged it to reveal something of the scientific principles underpinning the apparent chaos of the wild. Nature Displaced, Nature Displayed shows how the design and display of such gardens was not determined by scientific principles alone. Through a study of three botanical gardens - belonging to the University of Cambridge, the Royal Dublin Society, …
Amazon / I.B. Tauris
Price: 91.74 $

Whether you want a wall or a pond, a new look for your lawn or an inventive way to pave your patio, Garden Design Details is packed with hundreds of images and ideas.With practical information about what materials and designs will work in harmony with your garden, this book will open your eyes to the possibilities at hand. All the ideas are attainable and durable, with options for different styles and sizes of garden.Divided into four main chapters - Verticals; Horizontals, Punctuation; and Casework …
Amazon / Harper Design
Price: 66.63 $

Greenest of the Greek islands, Corfu has a rich but little-known garden heritage. This first-ever book on the subject is as inspiring as it is informative. Illustrated by multi-award-winning photographer Marianne Majerus, it focuses entirely on private gardens, and gives a unique entrée to a secret world ranging from romantic old estates to stunning contemporary works by international designers. Rich with stories about the gardens and their creation, the text brims with insights into the island …

A tour of the private homes, wonderful gardens, and natural attractions of a popular resort area of Long Island offers 200 color photographs that capture the architectural and design diversity of the Hamptons, a long-time refuge of the rich and artistic. Country Homes & Gardens. Architects and Designers.Forget what you may read about the glittering social scene of the Hamptons; in The Hamptons, photographed and described by Susan Meisel and Ellen Harris, we re shown a lush, summery world meant …
Amazon / Brand: Harry N. Abrams
Price: 60.75 $

A new, updated edition of this standard work on the genus of hardy geraniums. As well as offering full descriptions of over 140 types of geranium, the book covers their natural geographical distribution and details of their variation and hybrids. It gives a wealth of information on the history, nomenclature, classification, behaviour and use in cultivation of these beautiful and varied plants. Illustrated with over 50 colour photographs and many more line drawings, including sihouettes of the different …
Amazon / Chrysalis Books Group
Price: 50.28 $

Not so many years ago, the American garden was a refuge from the wild land that surrounded it – a safe place for both man and plant. Now that we are surrounded by civilization – its malls and mown lawns, its playing fields and parking lots – we crave some wild place where Nature can hold court. We want a wild garden. In “The Wild Gardener” noted author and artist Peter Loewer explores the native American plants for your wild garden, whether it’s a green sanctuary in the midst of a concrete …
Amazon / Brand: Stackpole Books
Price: 48.80 $

A lyrical recollection of his time in Japan Radio TimesThe complement to the BBC2 series, Japanese Gardens: beautifully produced with over 200 original photographs by Derry Moore and written by Monty Don, the duo behind the highly-acclaimed Paradise Gardens.Traditional Japanese gardens combine aesthetics with ethics, beauty with philosophy in a perfectly curated celebration of the natural world. A Japanese garden is the natural world made miniature: rocks represent mountains, ponds represent seas. …
Amazon / Two Roads
Price: 45.00 $

FOREWORD Last January in Montreal several countries signed the convention on biodiversity and biosafety. This is a fixed point on which specific initiatives of conservation can be based. In a global picture of conservation, the regional authority of Tuscany is particularly concerned with safeguarding the genetic heritage of the region, as demonstrated by the passing of regional law 50/97 which “protects autochthonous genetic resources”, and law 56/2000 “regulations for the conservation and …
Amazon / Piccin Nuova Libraria
Price: 44.54 $

This guide provides a hands-on companion to Nepal s most accessible orchid habitats. Offering practical advice for the visitor, the guide is also a handbook for the orchid grower or armchair traveler. It provides a wealth of data on the species encountered in the wild, including detailed descriptions for identification. Although its primary aim is to enhance enjoyment of the orchids in their natural environment, the book contributes significantly to the literature on Himalayan species and reports …
Amazon / White Lotus Co Ltd
Price: 44.36 $