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Ornamental trees, shrubs and flowers have always been extremely popular and in large demand. Whether in gardens or parks, common usage of alpines, bedding plants, cacti, cut flowers, house plants and pot plants, as well as herbaceous plants, ornamental grasses, shrubs and trees makes a definitive volume on their pests of essential value to entomologists and plant scientists. The fully revised and updated second edition of Pests of Ornamental Trees, Shrubs and Flowers follows up the successful previous …
Amazon / Academic Press
Price: 121.83 $

Vital for a game of cricket or golf and enjoyable when picnicing in the park, turfgrass provides a wide range of aesthetic and recreational benefits. However, managed turfgrass is prone to damaging outbreaks of insects and mites. Pest Management of Turfgrass for Sport and Recreation is the first comprehensive work on the plant-eating insects and mites of the grass and non-grass species currently maintained as ornamental lawns and sports turf playing surfaces throughout Australia, the South Pacific …
Amazon / CSIRO Publishing
Price: 86.43 $

Produced in association with the Royal Horticultural Society, the titles in this series have become standard works of practical gardening reference. Each book is illustrated with easy-to-follow, step-by-step illustrations that clearly guide the reader through all the essential techniques of successful gardening. This volume covers almost every illness that plants can suffer and what to do when things go wrong. It provides techniques for identifying and dealing with pests, diseases, and disorders …
Amazon / Brand: Mitchell Beazley
Price: 66.79 $

Nothing adds tranquillity, movement, interest, and style to a garden like a water feature. But without the proper plantings, a garden s pond becomes little more than an oversized puddle. Packed with superb full-color photographs of thriving water gardens, this detailed manual will help you select, cultivate, and care for aquatic plants in your garden. Learn the basics of planting, fertilizing, propagating, caring for plants year-round, and controlling pests and disease. Then choose the plants that …
Amazon / Brand: Sterling
Price: 53.32 $

A richly illustrated guide to growing a most satisfying perennial, the peony. The dazzling peony with its generous blooms is revered and treasured in North America as it has been for centuries in its country of origin, China. Peonies is a comprehensive guide to selecting and growing the best species and hybrids for every region and garden condition. In an easy-to-use format, this informative and practical reference book has dozens of color photographs and features chapters on: Genus Paeonia and the …
Amazon / Firefly Books
Price: 49.99 $

From the fresh green shoots of spring through the dramatic foliage of summer, the lush colors of autumn, and the pale, feathery maturity of winter, grasses add a special touch to the garden in every season. Native species of beautiful ornamental grasses flourish in almost every part of North America. Now these attractive, adaptable plants are making their way into yards and gardens across the continent. Ornamental grasses are easy to grow, and they provide year-round landscape interest. No wonder …
Amazon / Rodale Books
Price: 38.70 $

Traditionally, bedding plants are those plants used to provide color in summer garden beds. Although some writers include any herbaceous plant started under controlled environmental conditions and sold for outdoor use, embracing a number of fruit and vegetable crops, in this book ornamental bedding plants include tender herbaceous ornamental annuals and biennials only. As with other titles in this series, the aim of this book is to present scientific principles that underlie production practices. …
Amazon / Brand: CABI
Price: 30.96 $

Excerpt from Greenhouse Pests: A Manual of Practice in the Control of Insects and Other Pests Attacking Ornamental Plants and Flowers Grown Under Glass in Illinois In the state as a whole, the total damage done by insects and other injurious forms of animal life is estimated at present to range from 10% to 25% of the value of all the flowers and Ornamentals grown under glass. Assuming 1570 as a fair average reduction, we can safely say that the annual crop would be worth more than it is now if the …
Amazon / Forgotten Books
Price: 29.25 $

The best palm book on the market. —Henry Donselman, former State Palm Specialist, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, University of FloridaComprehensive in scope and based on research from worldwide sources, Ornamental Palm Horticulture presents virtually everything ever published about the subject in a concise, readable format, illustrated with 110 color plates and 81 black-and-white photographs.The first complete treatment of palms, the book covers palm biology, palm propagation, environmental …

Every new gardener has to start somewhere—and the process can be intimidating. Knowing when and what to plant, how to care for the plants once they’re in the ground, and how to keep pests and diseases away is a lot to take on. Luckly, Daryl Beyers—an expert from the New York Botanical Garden—has written what will be a  go-to resource for decades to come. The New Gardener’s Handbook is a comprehensive overview of the fundamentals of gardening, based on the introductory gardening class that …
Amazon / Timber Press
Price: 24.95 $

With a wealth of colorful photos, this updated edition of the essential reference for growing palms contains new information on seed germination, fertilization, pests, and diseases. Nowhere else has such comprehensive information on palm horticulture been brought together in one book. Timothy K. Broschat, professor of environmental horticulture at the University of Florida s Fort Lauderdale Research and Education Center, is coauthor of Betrock s Reference Guide to Florida Landscape Plants. Alan W. …

Plant selection and garden style are deeply influenced by where we are gardening. To successfully grow a range of beautiful ornamental plants, every gardener has to know the specifics of the region’s climate, soil, and geography.Growing the Midwest Garden, by Edward Lyon, the director of Wisconsin’s Allen Centennial Gardens, offers an enthusiastic and comprehensive approach to ornamental gardening in the heartland. This guide features in-depth chapters on climate, soil, pests, and maintenance, …
Amazon / Timber Press OR
Price: 22.30 $

Excerpt from Ornamental Trees, Shrubs, and Woody Climbers Acer negundo (box Elder, Manitoba Maple). - The Box Elder may be considered a weed among ornamental trees, and often springs up where it is. Not needed nor wanted, growing very readily from seed. Because of its very rapid growth, this tree has been planted much more extensively than it should have been as it is very subject to insect pests, which render it unsightly by disfiguring the leaves and causing them to wither and fall prematurely. …
Amazon / Forgotten Books
Price: 20.03 $

Plant selection and garden style are deeply influenced by where we are gardening. To successfully grow a range of beautiful ornamental plants, every gardener has to know the specifics of the region’s climate, soil, and geography.Growing the Southwest Garden, by New Mexico-based garden designer Judith Phillips, is a practical and beautiful handbook for ornamental gardening in a region known for its low rainfall and high temperatures. With more than thirty years of experience gardening in the Southwest, …
Amazon / Timber Press
Price: 18.48 $

This second edition of Garden Insects of North America solidifies its place as the most comprehensive guide to the common insects, mites, and other “bugs” found in the backyards and gardens of the United States and Canada. Featuring 3,300 full-color photos and concise, detailed text, this fully revised book covers the hundreds of species of insects and mites associated with fruits and vegetables, shade trees and shrubs, flowers and ornamental plants, and turfgrass―from aphids and bumble bees …

Most people who aren’t professional gardeners can’t be sustainability purists. With limited time, energy, and budgets, it’s necessary to make compromises. In The Sustainable-Enough Garden, Rebecca Warner offers an honest account of her struggles to achieve her environmental gardening goals without giving up her day job or breaking the bank. In doing so, she offers a road forward that balances idealism with practicality in making choices that work for each individual’s own gardening landscape …
Amazon / Shade Garden Press
Price: 17.96 $