Midi Format

Author: Toby Musgrave,Ruth Chivers

Publisher: Phaidon Press

ISBN: 9780714874159

Category: Gardening

Page: 472

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The inspirational resource for garden designers and garden-lovers - now available in a compelling compact format. The ultimate garden book - both a collection of gardens from around the world and a resource for those seeking inspiration on garden design and planting. Featuring over 250 permanent gardens by leading garden designers, horticulturalists and landscape architects, from the 14th century to the present day, and covering all key types and styles of garden, this well-illustrated compendium combines images, text, key information and captions for each of the featured gardens, appealing to both amateur and professional gardeners, as well as garden designers.
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Author: Karel Capek

Publisher: Courier Dover Publications

ISBN: 0486817245

Category: Gardening

Page: 112

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A lighthearted mock-treatise reflects upon the pains and rewards of tending a small garden plot. "This very entertaining volume with its delightfully humorous pictures should be read by all gardeners." — Nature.
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Author: Twan Eng Tan

Publisher: Droemer eBook

ISBN: 342642875X

Category: Fiction

Page: 464

View: 1714

Die angesehene Richterin Teoh Yun Ling, deren Erinnerungskraft schwindet, will sich noch einmal mit ihrer Vergangenheit auseinandersetzen. Kurz nach dem Krieg arbeitet sie, die einzige Überlebende eines japanischen Internierungslagers, als Anwältin für ein Tribunal, das japanische Kriegsverbrechen ahndet. Auch der Tod ihrer Schwester lässt sie nicht zur Ruhe kommen. Sie will für diese ein Denkmal schaffen. Da ihre Schwester eine Liebhaberin der japanischen Gartenkunst war, geht Yun Ling trotz ihres Hasses auf die Japaner bei dem japanischen Gärtner Aritomo in die Lehre. Aritomo, der einst Gärtner des japanischen Tenno war, verbirgt aber ein dunkles Geheimnis.
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Author: Robert Squibb

Publisher: University of Georgia Press

ISBN: 0820331449

Category: Gardening

Page: 208

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Robert Squibb first published his Gardener's Calendar in Charleston, South Carolina, in 1787--a time when what came to the table had come from the backyard, and households that wished to eat well (or perhaps to eat at all) had to cultivate "garlick," shallots, coriander, and "small sallading," as well as "spinage," "cellery," "plumbs," and "pease" in their kitchen gardens. Squibb's planting guide was welcomed by eighteenth-century gardeners; for the first time they had professional counsel about specific plants that would thrive in the region and a month-by-month guide to the nurturing of their fruits and vegetables. No longer need they guess at the effects of the climate lag between England and Georgia or Carolina as they had done while using British calendars. This edition follows closely the format of the 1787 volume, retaining eighteenth-century spelling, punctuation, and ornament. Though nearly two centuries have passed, this classic of southern gardening remains a delightfully instructive planting guide.
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The 100 Best Paddles, Barrels, Columns, and Globes

Author: Scott Calhoun

Publisher: Timber Press

ISBN: 1604693800

Category: Nature

Page: 228

View: 5798

When it comes to garden plants, cacti are anything but standard issue. The bulk of home gardens contain exactly zero species of cactus, and the thought of growing them makes gardeners think, “Ouch!” In The Gardener’s Guide to Cactus: The 100 Best Paddles, Barrels, Columns, and Globes, Scott Calhoun is out to change that perception, and bring the beauty and ease of cactus home. It’s high time that cacti took their place alongside the trendy succulent.
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Containing the Methods of Cultivating and Improving All Sorts of Trees, Plants, and Flowers, for the Kitchen, Fruit and Pleasure Gardens; as Also Those which are Used in Medicine, with Directions for the Culture of Vineyards, and Making of Wine in England. In which Likewsie are Included the Practical Parts of Husbandry

Author: Philip Miller

Publisher: N.A


Category: Gardening

Page: N.A

View: 545

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Author: N.A

Publisher: Running Press

ISBN: 9780762400744

Category: Gardening

Page: 160

View: 3178

At last, award-winning artist Christopher Wormell turns his attentions toward the garden, creating colorful, dynamic, and elegant illustrations for this cloth-covered journal. Ideal for keeping records of seed orders, bulbs planted, or peak bloom stages in your garden. Over 40 color illustrations. Ribbon marker.
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Paint Your Garden with 100 Extraordinary Flower Choices

Author: Tom Fischer

Publisher: Timber Press (OR)

ISBN: 1604690844

Category: Gardening

Page: 236

View: 5907

Looks at one hundred flowering plants arranged by color offering information on their care, condition requirements, companion plants, size, bloom time, and growing zones.
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Fine Painting as Inspiration for Garden Design

Author: Gordon Hayward

Publisher: Gibbs Smith

ISBN: 1423602455

Category: Gardening

Page: 176

View: 5159

In Art and the Gardener, Gordon Hayward's tenth book on garden design, he makes a radical departure from his earlier approaches in order to explore elements of visual language across two artistic disciplines-fine painting and garden design-in hopes that the remarkable crosscurrents will help reveal how to design or simply appreciate your garden with greater acuity.
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A Universal Garden Devotional

Author: Maureen Gilmer

Publisher: Contemporary Books

ISBN: 9780809223893

Category: Gardening

Page: 433

View: 4731

Take a stroll into a spiritual garden. This day book celebrates the gifts of soil, air, water and stone. It contains quotations on the wonders of nature and botanical beauty to provide a source of inspiration for every day of the year. Includes practical day-by-day advice for growing a rich garden.
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