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This beginners 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 …

An acclaimed nature writer reveals the secret life of flowers. In Anatomy of a Rose, Sharman Apt Russell eloquently unveils the inner life of flowers. From their diverse fragrances to their nasty deceptions, Russell proves that, where nature is concerned, wonder is not only our starting point, it can also be our destination. Throughout this botanical journey, she reveals that the science behind these intelligent plants - how they evolved, how they survive, how they heal - is even more awe-inspiring …
Amazon / Basic Books
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One of the most popular and successful gardening writers of the Victorian era, Shirley Hibberd (1825-90) was editor of three bestselling gardening magazines. He was highly influential - one of the first to highlight issues such as environmental conservation, water recycling and cruelty to animals - and he helped to establish what is now the vast consumer industry of amateur gardening. First published in 1871, this is one of many books he wrote on the subject, intended as a handy guide for the creation …

Written for the committed gardener, this is a guide to the helleborus genus of hardy evergreen and deciduous perennials. Winter-flowering, they are suitable for mixed borders and excellent for long-lasting cut flowers. The genus includes the Christmas rose and the Lenten rose. This book covers distribution, morphology, seedling, the adult plant, species descriptions, man-made hybrids, use in the garden and general planting and care. The author is a member of the German Plant Society and is a contributor …

A gardener-friendly guide to growing roses. Old-fashioned roses are cherished by gardeners for their timeless beauty, strong fragrance and fascinating history. Growing these roses -- along with their hybrids -- offers gardeners an opportunity to bring history to life. It is enormously gratifying to know that the roses blooming in ones garden were first cultivated by the Empress Josephine or were originally used to cover Cleopatras bed. Old-fashioned and David Austin Roses communicates the pure romance …

The rose brings beauty and joy to those who grow and admire them. Often a rose will bear a persons name, for the breeding of roses is an art and, like all artists, the raisers of roses enjoy dedicating their creations to people they love or admire. But who was Madame Hardy? Bettina? Lorraine Lee or Henri Martin? Vita Sackville-West asked this question many years ago and rose-lovers are still asking. Here, at last, in an elegant, timeless and beautifully illustrated edition, is the answer. Anyone …

A spectacularly illustrated reference. Roses are valued for many reasons including beauty, symbolism, fragrance, and history. The Rose tells the fascinating story of this treasured flower accompanied by lively text and sumptuous full color illustrations. The book is divided into three sections: Roses of Nature, Roses of History and Roses by Design. Each section traces the links that tie the wild roses of nature to the earliest roses of civilization. It also explodes a few myths along the way and …
Amazon / Firefly Books
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Whether it’s a simple bouquet in the kitchen or a vase with a single rose on the bedside table, flowers always add warmth and color to any home. Bursting with vivid photos and charming hand-drawn illustrations by author Diane Wagner, this newest Victoria volume ushers readers into the wonderful world of flowers. Arranged by season, from the new blooms of spring to winter blossoms, it takes the mystery out of flower selection and arranging. An introduction covers hardy, delicate, garden, and other …
Amazon / Hearst
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This study describes the life of a woman who contributed much to the development of landscape design in America between 1914 and 1965. Ellen Biddle Shipman (1869- 1950) designed over 650 gardens and her commissions spanned the USA, from Long Islands Gold Coast to the state of Washington. Her clients included Fords, Astors and du Ponts. Her biographer examines Shipmans unusual life, including a childhood on the American frontier, years in the artists colony of Cornish, New Hampshire, and her long …
Amazon / Sagapress
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This enchanting volume explores the wealth and beauty of the entire clematis family. Second only to the rose in popularity, this versatile genus has a place in all gardens and an extra special role in small spaces. Supported by the Royal Horticultural Society, the book will inspire gardeners to experiment with the infinite number of possibilities open to them. The heart of the book is the portrait gallery, displaying, in exquisite detail, over 120 varieties of clematis. The practical section describes …

Gardening in the vertical plane can transform the dullest plot, giving it vital style and structure; this is the garden source book that shows you how. Packed with planting ideas and practical advice, Climbing Gardens explores the full potential of all types of planting supports, from simple latticework and tension wiring to pergolas, metal frames and living sculptures. It explains how you can use them to create different garden styles and moods, preserve privacy, increase the feeling of space, focus …

This is a ultimate plant guide, now fully up-to-date and revised. Whether you want to cultivate the classic English rose or grow a crop of climbing French beans, choose plants with confidence with the RHS Good Plant Guide. Recommends over 3,000 trees, shrubs, perennials, bulbs, bedding plants, fruits and vegetables for every garden situation and with more than 1,500 colourful photos and illustrations - all readily available from nurseries and garden centres - this will ensure your garden flourishes …

Chanel No. 5 has been made with flowers from the same picturesque patch of land between the Alps and the Mediterranean, known as the Pégomas Valley, since the perfume was created in 1921. Every year hundreds of pounds of flowers are cultivated, picked, and distilled, following secret traditions. For the first time, the artisanal techniques used to create the world’s most coveted perfumes are revealed. The six-volume collection contains a book on each of the main five flowers from which all Chanel …
Amazon / imusti
Price: 120.00 $

For its perfect beauty and scent, the rose if unparalleled. A symbol of love and romance, and a coveted object of natural elegance, the rose is, unsurprisingly, the most popular of all flowers. Whatever your favourite rose, you are likely to find all the facts about it here, and more besides. You will discover the romance behind some of the names, and the seductive power of the rose in history. This beautifully illustrated encyclopedia is an indispensable reference guide with 1,500 roses of every …

Paperback. Pub Date: 2012 Jun Pages: 319 Language: Chinese in Publisher: Qingdao Publishing taste life series: Family Floral Encyclopedia plant flowers in flower arrangement a the pass traditional flowers. bulbous flowers. ornamental flowers. herbaceous flowers with you enter the fast-paced world; festive bouquets. sympathy bouquets. Valentines bouquet. the brides bouquet sections emotions highlight the taste; family flower arranging. Business flower arrangements. gift baskets so elegant floral art …