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Compiled by two distinguished professors of horticulture, The Reference Manual of Woody Plant Propagation is a must for professionals and students of horticulture. Over 1,100 species and their propagation requirements by seeds, cuttings, grafting and budding, and tissue culture are discussed in exhaustive detail. Essentially a recipe book for making more trees and shrubs, this reference is a high-level how-to. …
Amazon / Timber Press
Price: 199.39 $

For decades the oak has been one of Britain s most loved and revered trees.  Notwithstanding this, there has been a dearth of comprehensive publications about them and most books have tended to concentrate on specific areas of study. This detailed and wide-ranging guide is essential reading for all those who have an interest in all aspects of British oaks as well as students of forestry and arboriculture, and those who work in tree-related professions. This guide examines the evolution, distribution, …
Amazon / Crowood Press
Price: 196.00 $

This is a book for anyone who would like to do more with trees and woodland—for their conservation or timber production—but who needs guidance on how to get started. It does not deal with large-scale forestry; instead, the author is concerned with new opportunities for farm woods and community woodlands. In this beautifully illustrated book, the reader is reminded of the responsibility we all share in maintaining the great wooded landscapes that we have inherited. …
Amazon / Mainstream Publishing
Price: 196.00 $

Since they were first described in Europe in the 16th century, passionflowers have held a special fascination among plant collectors for their bold, beautiful, complicated blossoms and delectable passionfruits. Most are perennial climbers, but some are trees, shrubs, herbaceous plants, or even annuals, and all lend a dramatic, tropical flavor to any situation. Since they have such a broad range of cultivation requirements, passionflowers can be grown by just about anyone, and cold-hardy species can …
Amazon / Timber Press
Price: 189.01 $

Water Use Efficiency for Irrigated Turf and Landscape provides a logical and scientifically sound approach to irrigation in urban areas in Australia. It is based on green space delivering defined outcomes using the principles of water sensitive urban design and irrigation efficiency. The book covers all stages of the water pathway from the source to delivery into the plant root zone. Major topics include system planning, estimating water demand, water quality, irrigation systems, soil management …
Amazon / CSIRO Publishing
Price: 178.33 $

A series of beautiful, concise guides for growing and propagating native North American plants. William Cullina s fresh and informative take on identifying and caring for native plants comes full circle in Native Ferns, Moss, and Grass, the third book in a series (which also includes Wildflowers and Native Trees, Shrubs and Vines) that combines encyclopedic information about North American species with practical instruction. Cullina notes that ferns, moss, and grasses are the green canvas for colorful …
Amazon / HOUGHTON MIFFLIN HARCOURT
Price: 175.29 $

Talks with Trees contains a collection of over thirty interviews with many different species of plants and trees including ancient redwoods, a Japanese maple, a garlic bulb, an onion, an apple tree, two heads of lettuce, a purple potato and many more. The author, a spirit channel for over fifteen years, one day realized that if he could successfully make contact with the spirit guides of the many people for whom he provided psychic readings, he might also do the same with the spirits of plants and …

Following the phenomenal success of Dirr s Hardy Trees and Shrubs, written for gardeners in the climates of USDA zones 3-6, this companion volume is a superlative photographic encyclopedia of trees, shrubs, and vines for warm temperate zones. In North America, these areas (zones 7-11) stretch from the Mid-Atlantic states to the South, include most of Texas and the Southwest, and encompass the entire West Coast, up to western Canada. Many parts of the British Isles, Australia, and New Zealand experience …

Game Theory And Decision Theory In Agent-Based Systems is a collection of papers from international leading researchers, that offers a broad view of the many ways game theory and decision theory can be applied in agent-based systems, from standard applications of the core elements of the theory to more cutting edge developments. The range of topics discussed in this book provide the reader with the first comprehensive volume that reflects both the depth and breadth of work in applying techniques …
Amazon / Springer
Price: 170.29 $

Excerpt from Select Descriptive Catalogue of Fruit and Ornamental Trees, Shrubs, Evergreens, Roses, Green-House and Hot-House Plants, 1862: Cultivated and Sold at the Scioto Valley Nurseries, Portsmouth, Ohio Standard Apples, 30 feet apart each way. In poor soils, 25 Pears and Cherries, 20 feet apart each way. Plums and Peaches, 16 to 18 feet apart each way. Quinces, 10 to 12 feet apart each way. Pyramidal Apples, Pears, etc. 10 to 15 feet apart each way. Dwarf Apples, 6 to 10 feet apart each way. …
Amazon / Forgotten Books
Price: 167.44 $

From Publishers Weekly: When science and travel writer Holmes (The Secret Life of Dust) turned her attention to her suburban backyard, she discovered a community of wildlife desperately trying to survive in a sprawling world of Wal-Marts and White-Crowned Sparrow Estates. Holmes manages to find signs of hope and humor amid the spread of civilization, and she reports animal activities in her yard with the fervor of Wild Kingdom s Marlin Perkins and the laconic glee of Garrison Keillor. I m a bit embarrassed …
Amazon / RB Large Print
Price: 165.14 $

The Islamic garden is regarded as one of the highest forms of visual art in the civilization of Islam. The principal elements are water and shade; they are also characterized by the chahar-bagh: a four-fold pattern, constructed around a central pool or fountain, with four streams flowing toward the four corners of the earth. Aesthetically, this design provides a striking feature in itself; however, a true appreciation of an Islamic garden is only ever complete with an understanding of the spiritual …
Amazon / Brand: Crowood Press
Price: 160.53 $

INDIEFAB Book of the Year Awards -- 2014 Finalist For gardening aficionados and Francophiles, a love letter to the Versailles Palace and grounds, from the man who knows them best. In Alain Baraton s Versailles, every grove tells a story. As the gardener-in-chief, Baraton lives on its grounds, and since 1982 he has devoted his life to the gardens, orchards, and fields that were loved by France s kings and queens as much as the palace itself. His memoir captures the essence of the connection between …
Amazon / Rizzoli Ex Libris
Price: 156.52 $

A fresh look at the well-loved but secluded gardens of Santa Fe. Take a visual journey through the some of the most spectacular and luminous gardens of Santa Fe, which boasts an astonishing diversity of flora and fauna, from traditional succulents and drought-resistant plants to roses and fruit trees. Anne Hillerman has worked as editorial page editor for the Albuquerque Journal North and the Santa Fe New Mexican, and as arts editor for both papers. She is the author of six other books, including …
Amazon / Brand: Gibbs-Smith
Price: 155.89 $

Excerpt from Catalogue of the Palm and Citrus Nursery Including Tropical and Semi-Tropical Fruit Trees, 1893 A. Palustris. Bears a large, smooth, heart shaped, sweet-scented fruit of an agree able taste,_ but a strong narcotic; the wood is of a soft, spongy nature; used in _the Brazils as a substitute for corks. $1 each. A. Squamosa. (sweet Sop.) A delicious fruit. A native of. South America. $1. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more …
Amazon / Forgotten Books
Price: 155.24 $