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With more than 800 Clematis species and cultivated varieties from which to choose, gardeners and growers have been inundated with options. Even more frustrating for some has been the absence of a single comprehensive reference with which to identify the numerous cultivars. This new volume, written by distinguished clematis experts and backed by the authority of the British Clematis Society, is the first picture encyclopedia on the genus to encompass the garden-worthy species and hybrids. This long-awaited …

his edition of the Pocket Encyclopedia of Indoor Plants in Color is an entirely new book, replacing the earlier edition of the same title. A compact, authoritative, beautifully illustrated handbook on the most important and best adapted house plants, it is the perfect pocket reference book for the beginner or expert. There are 350 different indoor plants fully described. Of those, 150 are illustrated in full color and another 100 shown in green, black and white illustrations in the text itself. Each …

In the first part (Part A) of this volume on transport, there was an emphasis on the processes occurring at the membranes bounding the cells. It was convenient to distinguish active and passive processes of transport across the membranes, and to recognize that certain transport processes may be regulated by internal factors in the cells such as cytoplasmic pH, concentrations of ions, of malate or of sugar in the vacuoles, or the hydrostatic pressure. Cells in tissues and organs show the same kinds …
Amazon / Brand: Springer
Price: 139.84 $

Whether you already garden with perennials or are just starting out, you will find everything you need to know about perennial plants in this impressively comprehensive book. The first part of the book deals with designing with perennials and shows you how to take account of practical requirements, prioritise personal preferences and translate your ideas into the space you have available. The second section covers the gardening basics, climate considerations, pest and disease control and propagation. …
Amazon / Pan MacMillan
Price: 133.10 $

A Visual Directory of Herbs is a comprehensive botanical A-Z reference to over 250 individually photographs herbs. Full descriptions of each herb are given, with essential information on habitat, cultivation, and the parts of the herb used for their culinary, fragrant or medicinal properties. Harvesting and storage are clearly explained, and you can delight in recipes for herb oils, vinegars, teas, poultices, and other therapeutic concoctions. Caution boxes will alert you to any aspects of the plant …
Amazon / Brand: Anness
Price: 132.34 $

The essential features of constitution, configuration, and conformation in carbo­ hydrate chemistry, so well established in the. first half of this century, had yet to be exploited by those concerned with biochemical and physiological processes in plants when the original Encyclopedia appeared. Two outstanding developments, discovery of sugar nucleotides and the advent of chromatography, brought together the insight and a means of probing complexities inherent in plant carbohydrates. These advances, …
Amazon / Springer
Price: 125.84 $

Discover the beauty and practicality of palms with this book. • Solution-based, easy to understand, expert advice and winning techniques to growing subtropical plants and palms. • Learn which plants are best for you from the over 200 palms and other palm-like plants in the illustrated plant encyclopedia. • Rich with step-by-step information and instructions for every gardener, regardless of your experience level. …
Amazon / Wiley
Price: 112.69 $

More than 15,000 plants in 6,000 photographs and illustrations. The AHS A-Z Encyclopedia of Garden Plants is the most comprehensive, detailed, and lavishly illustrated guide to garden plants ever published. With authoritative coverage of more than 15,000 ornamental plants, accompanied by nearly 6,000 full-color photographs, it is destined to become the essential reference work for all gardeners, from novice to expert. Plants are arranged alphabetically by their botanical names for fast, straightforward …
Amazon / DK ADULT
Price: 111.45 $

Discover the beauty and practicality of palms with this book.- Solution-based, easy to understand, expert advice and winning techniques to growing subtropical plants and palms.- Learn which plants are best for you from the over 200 palms and other palm-like plants in the illustrated plant encyclopedia.- Rich with step-by-step information and instructions for every gardener, regardless of your expe... …
Amazon / Meredith Books
Price: 111.33 $

Conifers for Gardens is intended to take away the element of uncertainty when you re choosing a plant that may alter your yard for years to come. Profusely illustrated with more than 1,500 crisp photographs and brimming with concise descriptions of both species and their numerous cultivars, this meticulously researched reference provides information - including size, appearance, hardiness, preferred growing conditions and susceptibility to pests and diseases - for almost every hardy conifer you re …
Amazon / Timber Press
Price: 96.12 $

Gardeners who seek an up-to-date, authoritative guide to the wealth of garden-worthy ferns available today will find none better than Sue Olsen. Drawing from four decades of experience as a fern specialist, Olsen leads the reader through every genus with horticultural merit, focusing primarily on the temperate species but also including tropical ones. The remarkably comprehensive plant directory presents succinct descriptions for nearly 1000 ferns from Acrostichum to Woodwardia, with habitat information, …

This beatifully presented book is an authoritative survey of the floral diversity of Europe, Asia and Africa. It presents more than 260 species of flowers, grasses, herbs, rushes, sedges, trees, shrubs, and aquatic and carnivorous plants, many of which are common species that are easy to identify. Included too are rare and endangered species. …
Amazon / Anness
Price: 90.11 $

An updated edition of the best-selling highly illustrated garden plant reference, featuring more than 8000 plants and 4000 photographs. Choose the right plants for your garden and find all the inspiration and guidance you need with TheEncyclopedia of Plants & Flowers. Drawing on expert advice from the RHS, this best-selling book features a photographic catalogue of more than 4000 plants and flowers, all organized by color, size, and type, to help you select the right varieties for your outdoor …
Amazon / DK
Price: 75.00 $

The Western Garden Book is the leading authority for gardening in Arizona, California, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, and Washington. Here are 448 pages, most with illustrations. It s really three books in one - a how-to-do-it manual, a Plant Selection Guide for many landscape situations, and a 278-page Western Plant Encyclopedia describing over 3, 000 varieties. …
Amazon / Sunset Publishing
Price: 74.15 $