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Practical Science for Gardeners Other / Books

Practical Science for Gardeners

Informative and entertaining, this book will stimulate experimentation and encourage gardeners to review and improve their current gardening practices. Once gardeners learn how plants are constructed, it is easier to envision how they ll grow and flourish. An understanding of the structure behind good, …

How Does Your Garden Grow? Other / Books

How Does Your Garden Grow?

Written in a clear accessible style and illustrated with amazing close-ups, simple artworks, and practical photographs, this is the first highly illustrated book for the amateur gardener that explains both the science and the lore of life in your garden. …

Euphorbia lathyris - moleplant Plants / Perennials

Euphorbia lathyris - moleplant

Euphorbia lathyris is also known as the mole plant because of its reputation for deterring the activity of this creature. A native of Mediterranean areas, and has also been introduced into the USA. The seeds have in the past been used for medicinal purposes and for the production of lamp oil. …

A Journey to Nine Islands Other / Books

A Journey to Nine Islands

Accompanied by charming and accessible text, the floral centerfolds of Journey to Nine Islands invite the reader to participate in the world of the Chicago Botanic Garden—one of the nation’s most visited public gardens and a preeminent center for learning and plant science. This remarkable volume …

Foolproof Guide to Growing Roses Other / Books

Foolproof Guide to Growing Roses

Ideal for would-be growers who were always afraid of roses, as well as for gardeners who already grow these beautiful flowers and want to learn more. Over 400 beautiful color photographs and 40 watercolor paintings. …

Alpine Plants Other / Books

Alpine Plants: Ecology for Gardeners

Ecology for Gardeners. Alpine Plants: Ecology for Gardeners explores ecosystems above the treeline on mountains and beyond the treeline in sub-polar regions from a gardener s perspective. It looks at the effects of geology and soils, low temperatures, precipitation, drought, and snow on the morphology …

Environmental Horticulture Other / Books

Environmental Horticulture

Environmental Horticulture: Science and Management of Green Landscapes (Modular Texts Series) Environmental horticulture - also referred to as landscape horticulture and amenity horticulture - is the umbrella term for the horticulture that we encounter in our daily lives. This includes parks, botanic …

Fundamentals of Turfgrass Management Other / Books

Fundamentals of Turfgrass Management

The essential book on turfgrass management, now revised and updated. Fundamentals of Turfgrass Management, Third Edition introduces the principles of turfgrass management, covering everything from basic turfgrass science to fertilization, mowing, turfgrass diseases, career paths, and much more. …

Turfgrass Management Other / Books

Turfgrass Management

Rich with illustrations, Turfgrass Management, 8e is regarded for its thorough coverage of turfgrass science and technology. While covering the important features of turfgrass systems, interactions, and management, this book attempts to unlock some of the mysteries of turf and establish the role of cultural …

The Aromatherapy Garden Other / Books

The Aromatherapy Garden

The Aromatherapy Garden: Growing Fragrant Plants for Happiness and Well-Being “Kathi guides you to all the joys of an aromatic garden with wonderful tips, fascinating facts, and sumptuous photos.” —Mandy Aftel, acclaimed natural perfumer and author of Essence and Alchemy and Fragrant …

Sansevieria trifasciata - Snake Plant Plants / Perennials

Sansevieria trifasciata - Snake Plant

Sansevierias or as they are commonly called Snake Plants or Mother-in-law s Tongue have a rich history of folklore and new science. These plants have a rich history of cultivation. In China, it was kept as a treasured houseplant because the Eight Gods bestowed their eight virtues on those who grew them. …

The Oxford Companion to the Garden Other / Books

The Oxford Companion to the Garden

Now available for the first time in paperback, the magnificent Oxford Companion to the Garden illuminates the history and design of gardens all over the world, from the earliest recorded known examples to the present day, encompassing everything from small private gardens, to the secret gardens of Arab …

Conifers: The Illustrated Encyclopedia Other / Books

Conifers: The Illustrated Encyclopedia

Landscape Journal This magnificent pictorial encyclopedia includes not only the latest cultivars but also rarities such as Wollemia nobilis, recently discovered in Australia. From towering redwoods photographed in their coastal habitat to recent dwarf varieties so popular in small gardens, conifers are …

The Rose's Kiss Other / Books

The Rose's Kiss: A Natural History Of Flowers

A Natural History Of Flowers | Flowers bring joy and beauty to our lives, from the smallest patch of daisies outside our window to the elaborate floral decorations on display at weddings, banquets, and funerals. As well as offering aesthetic benefits, they teach us much about how the world works-each …