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Herbs have been the centerpiece of natural healthcare since before the dawn of medicine in ancient Greece. With more than 50,000 strains of herb from around the world currently catalogued by various botanical societies and a small percentage of those serving solid, universally recognized medical purposes, it is no wonder that many people have taken up the hobby of growing their own herbs at home to help with basic things like healing burns or relieving headaches. This book will guide you through …

Showing a wide spectrum of West Indies gardens, from a tiny garden in an urban backyard to spectacular places designed by renowned landscapers, this book provides a fascination and passion for tropical gardening with a lively touch and detailed research. The texts are lightly translated to French, making it a bilingual book for a wider audience. The gardens on display here includes the Montreal Gardens on St. Vincent, Diamond Gardens on St. Lucia, and Hunte s Gardens on Barbados. The final chapter …
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The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) reports that if we composted 100 percent of our food scraps, we could prevent the equivalent of 20 million metric tons of carbon dioxide emissions each year, the equivalent of more than 3.8 million vehicles’ greenhouse gas emissions. Composting is one of the easiest and least expensive ways you can reduce your household waste and improve your garden, and using worms in your compost bin will provide you with the best compost available. Vermiform composting …

Gardens are refuges, ideal and protected places, almost always enclosed, often artificial, occasionally wild. An artist s view of a garden, his own garden, will show it to be a special place, a locus amoenus, as well as a source for smaller pleasures--single plants to be depicted with botanical precision in all of their beauty. The spectrum of work gathered here ranges from medieval gardens of Eden, depicted by Albrecht Durer and his contemporaries, to Peter Paul Rubens s courtly, gallant games in …
Amazon / Brand: Hatje Cantz
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Celebrated landscape architect Jean Mus designs gardens that reflect his extraordinary abilities as both an artist and a horticulturalist. Mus s lavish installations display a rich spectrum of Mediterranean influences, incorporating pottery, slate walkways, sleek water channels, and Mediterranean flora. In Mediterranean Gardens, Mus invites the reader to explore twenty of the exclusive gardens that have made him famous. Dane McDowell guides us across the artist s verdant landscapes throughout southern …
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A beautifully produced gift book for gardeners and art lovers everywhere: a selection of Vincent van Gogh’s garden and flower paintings and drawings.Vincent van Gogh never owned a garden, but throughout his career he painted and drew outdoor spaces and natural objects frequently, both fascinated and stimulated by each location’s unique character. In this book Ralph Skea surveys the gardens that were most dear to Van Gogh—from the domestic havens of parsonage gardens in the Netherlands to the …
Amazon / Thames & Hudson
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Ever since the nineteenth century Provence has fascinated its numerous visitors. The heart of Provence-the lower Rhone valley-offers an incomparable range of sites: Roman ruins, winding Renaissance hill towns, and labyrinthine grottoes dominated by lofty peaks. Yet the gardens of Provence have remained as secret as the region itself is celebrated. Gardens in Provence takes its readers on a fascinating private tour of some of the loveliest hidden treasures in the south of France. Author Louisa Jones …
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Excerpt from Sevin, Vincent and Co: 54th Annual Seed Catalogue, 1904 A new variety of the charming compact small-flowering Lilliput Nasturtiums introduced in 1895 and which at last seem to meet with the favor they decidedly deserve. The flowers of this novelty are of an intense dark red, almost black, and appear in great abundance on the bushy little plants. Pkt 25 cts. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com …
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Excerpt from Effect of Preharvest Sprays of 2, 4, 5-Trichlorophenoxypropionic Acid Upon the Maturation of Fruits of Important Summer-Maturing Apple Varieties In spite of the Obvious need for a standard terminology in technical publications dealing with fruit quality, terms are Often inconsistently and ambiguously used. This is especially true of the terminology used to describe maturation and ripening, even though these processes are major considerations in any scientific discussion of fruit quality. …
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Excerpt from Descriptive Catalogue: Spring 1929 Judge duncan A very pretty crimson maroon flower, sure to please wherever good dahlias are shown. Judge marean Salmon pink, pure gold, orange, red and yellow blended, large flowers on good stiff stems. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally …
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Excerpt from Wholesale Price List of Vegetable and Other Plants, 1900 When vegetable plants are ordered by mail add 10 cents per 100 to pay postage. Always order sent by express when possible, as we are enabled to send larger and better plants. At the low prices these plants are offered our terms are strictly cash with the order. We make special contracts for growing large lots for some of our patrons; if you need large quantities of special kinds, let us know early enough to plant for you, and we …
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Excerpt from Wholesale Price List: March, 1931 Fuchsias are much prized as pot plants for both Winter and summer blooming. They are of a hard-wooded nature and can be kept for any number of years, in fact, can almost be grown into small trees. The flowers are bell shaped held In graceful sprays. In the summer they should be kept out of the hot sun; are unexcelled for shady porches. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com …
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Excerpt from R. Vincent, Jr. And Sons Company Wholesale Price List: May 1929 We are offering a good stock of Kentias, that ar healthy, grown cool and with sufficient room to make a na ing growth, they will not compare in height with stock t close with the object of getting height by sacrificing stur pot sizes are shipped without pots. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an …
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This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work.This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, …
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Vincent van Gogh is one of the most popularly admired and critically acclaimed artists of all time -- exhibitions of his work draw record crowds and his paintings fetch astronomical prices. Of his hundreds of canvases, landscapes and paintings of gardens and flowers remain the most beloved. From the sweeping wheat fields and gnarled olive branches of Provence to extravagant bouquets and fantastic details of irises and sunflowers, van Gogh captured the breathtaking beauty, expansive color spectrum, …
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