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1,001 Gardening Tips & Tricks: Timeless Advice for Growing Vegetables, Flowers, Shrubs, and More (1,001 Tips & Tricks)
12.99 dh
Over 1,000 Tips for Planting Vegetables, Flowers, Houseplants, Shrubs, Herbs, and Trees!This comprehensive collection of practical tips covers all aspects of gardening, from flowers and houseplants to planting shrubs, vegetables, herbs, and trees. In addition, find advice for dealing with garden pests, learn about the tools that will make your life much easier, and find valuable ways to avoid the aches and pains that often go along with the hard work of gardening. Woven throughout are poems and proverbs, legends and lore, making this an enjoyable read and a perfect gift for the gardener in your life.  "Put broken eggshells in a watering can, fill with water, and leave overnight. This will extract the nutrients making an excellent and cheap plant feed." "To improve the growth of leeks, add a little soot to the soil." "Weeding between onion rows should be done by hand, as hoeing will damage the shallow...
Over 1,000 Tips for Planting Vegetables, Flowers, Houseplants, Shrubs, Herbs, and Trees!This comprehensive collection of practical tips covers all aspects...
Trees and Shrubs of California (California Natural History Guides Book 62)
18.67 dh
California's varied landscape is characterized by a spectacular abundance of plant life, including a magnificent variety of trees and shrubs. This is the first book to combine the trees and shrubs of California in one accessible field guide. Trees and Shrubs of California identifies and describes native California tree species and most common shrub species. The text is complemented by more than 200 beautiful line drawings, 300 range maps, and 40 color photographs.In their introduction, the authors discuss the dominant vegetation types, climates, principal landforms, and elevations of California's ecological regions. They explain the classification system and nomenclature used in the book, which includes both scientific and common plant names and is based on the 1993 edition of The Jepson Manual. The authors also provide a step-by-step explanation of how to use the dichotomous keys to identify plants and distinguish between trees and shrubs.This user-friendly field guide minimizes technical terms and includes a checklist,...
California's varied landscape is characterized by a spectacular abundance of plant life, including a magnificent variety of trees and shrubs....
Field Guide to Common Trees & Shrubs of East Africa
12.49 dh
Fully updated and expanded, this third edition of the top-selling Field Guide to Common Trees & Shrubs of East Africa now features more than 520 of the trees and shrubs – indigenous and naturalized exotics – commonly found in the region. Each of the four sections – trees, shrubs, palms and mangroves – is arranged in alphabetical order according to scientific name. The book features: an informative introduction to families. Species accounts describing the plants’ habitat, bark, leaves, flowers and fruit. General and commercial applications and uses in traditional medicine. Almost 2,000 photographs depicting the species, its fruit, flowers and bark. Glossaries, both textual and illustrated, of botanical and medical terms. An invaluable ID guide to the trees and shrubs in gardens, parks and along roadsides of East Africa.
Fully updated and expanded, this third edition of the top-selling Field Guide to Common Trees & Shrubs of East Africa...
Essential Native Trees and Shrubs for the Eastern United States: The Guide to Creating a Sustainable Landscape
12.99 dh
Praised by Doug Tallamy as "an important new tool to our native plant libraries," this go-to guide is perfect for gardeners of all skill levels looking to add sustainable native flora to any horticultural project east of the Mississippi River Valley.The digital edition of Essential Native Trees and Shrubs has been updated and revised and now has zoom capability and is completely searchable.Gleaned from the authors' 75 years of landscaping experience, this user-friendly reference offers suggestions on species selection based on a plant's performance, aesthetic appeal, and wide range of adaptability. Expert authors Tony Dove and Ginger Woolridge's valuable resource is organized for fast and confident tree and shrub selections for specific landscape applications, and is full of vivid four-color photographs, graphs, and practical tips. A sound and giftable volume for gardeners and landscapers from New England through the Carolinas, from the east coast to the Mississippi River, including Georgia and into...
Praised by Doug Tallamy as "an important new tool to our native plant libraries," this go-to guide is perfect for...
Trees and Shrubs of the Pacific Northwest (A Timber Press Field Guide)
12.49 dh
A must-have for naturalists and plant lovers in the Pacific NorthwestTrees and Shrubs of the Pacific Northwest is a comprehensive field guide to commonly found woody plants in the region. It features introductory chapters on the native landscape and plant entries that detail the family, scientific and common name, flowering seasons, and size. This must-have guide is for hikers, nature lovers, plant geeks, and anyone who wants to know more about the many plants of the Pacific Northwest. Includes photographs and descriptions of 568 species of woody plants Covers Oregon, Washington, northern California, and British Columbia Introductory chapters discuss the ecoregions, habitats, and microhabitats of the Pacific Northwest User-friendly organization by leaf type
A must-have for naturalists and plant lovers in the Pacific NorthwestTrees and Shrubs of the Pacific Northwest is a comprehensive field...
Shrubs: Discover the Perfect Plant for Every Place in Your Garden
17.76 dh
A Shrub for Every SituationShrubs are the perfect plant—they are low-maintenance, there is a variety for nearly every need, and they are widely available at garden centers and nurseries. In his new book Shrubs, Andy McIndoe—one of the world’s foremost woody plant experts—shares all the information and advice you need to pick the right shrub for every site and condition. Shrubs includes plant suggestions for challenging growing conditions and restricted planting spaces, along with shrubs chosen for their desirable characteristics—like hardiness in shade, difficult soil, and harsh conditions. Plant profiles include complete growing information, color photographs, and recommended companion plants. With this helpful guide in hand, it’s easier than ever to add shrubs to add to your home garden.
A Shrub for Every SituationShrubs are the perfect plant—they are low-maintenance, there is a variety for nearly every need, and...
Grow Your Own Mini Fruit Garden: Planting and Tending Small Fruit Trees and Berries in Gardens and Containers
14.99 dh 18.99 dh
Forget the farmer’s market. Grow your own delicious, organic apples, figs, peaches, plums, strawberries, blackberries, citrus fruits, and more with Grow Your Own Mini Fruit Garden. No green thumb required.Even beginners become successful fruit "farmers" with the techniques and advice offered by author Christy Wilhelmi, the force behind the popular gardening website, Gardenerd. Selecting the best small-scale fruit trees, bushes, vines, and plants for your climate, siting them properly, and pruning your compact trees for health and productivity are some of the many topics covered in the pages of this bible of small-space fruit growing.You’ll also discover how to: Turn your urban, suburban, or rural garden into a fruit factory, no matter its size Maximize production from edible container fruit gardens Grow more food in less space Limit your family’s synthetic pesticide consumption Choose varieties with increased disease resistance Select plants that grow well in your climate Maintain your fruiting plants correctly to encourage years of prolific harvests...
Forget the farmer’s market. Grow your own delicious, organic apples, figs, peaches, plums, strawberries, blackberries, citrus fruits, and more with Grow...
New Naturalism: Designing and Planting a Resilient, Ecologically Vibrant Home Garden
14.99 dh
In New Naturalism, horticulturist and modern plantsman Kelly D. Norris shares his inspiring, ecologically sound vision for home gardens created with stylish yet naturalistic plantings that mimic the wild spaces we covet, such as meadows, prairies, woodlands, and streamsides—far from the contrived, formal, high-maintenance plantings of the past.Through a basic introduction to plant biology and ecology, you’ll learn how to design and grow a lush, thriving home garden by harnessing the power of plant layers and palettes defined by nature, not humans.The next generation of home landscapes don’t consist of plants in a row, pruned to perfection and reliant on pesticides, fertilizers, and herbicides to survive. Instead, today’s stunning landscapes convey nature’s inherent beauty. These gardens are imbued with romance and emotion, yet they have so much more to offer than their gorgeous aesthetics. Naturalistic garden designs, such as those featured in this groundbreaking new book, contribute to positive environmental change by increasing biodiversity, providing a...
In New Naturalism, horticulturist and modern plantsman Kelly D. Norris shares his inspiring, ecologically sound vision for home gardens created with...
The Complete Gardener: A Practical, Imaginative Guide to Every Aspect of Gardening
12.99 dh 21.00 dh
Even great gardeners like Monty Don are always learning and always experimenting.This extensively revised new edition of his Complete Gardener, first published in 2003, brings you right up-to-date on how Monty gardens today - and his recommendations for you.The most comprehensive, practical, and highly illustrated ebook Monty has ever written, it covers what he believes are the most important aspects of gardening. Organic techniques have always been at the core of his practice, but this new edition picks up on another key principle: the need to provide habitats in your garden for local wildlife.Over half of the photographs in this new edition will be new, taken over a year in his Long Meadow garden, and he is going through the text with a fine-tooth comb to ensure everything he says reflects his latest approach.
Even great gardeners like Monty Don are always learning and always experimenting.This extensively revised new edition of his Complete Gardener, first...
The Layered Garden: Design Lessons for Year-Round Beauty from Brandywine Cottage
15.31 dh 22.95 dh
“Gardenmaking, in its finest form, is a celebration of life and of love. David and his book epitomize this.” —Lauren Springer OgdenBrandywine Cottage is David Culp's beloved two-acre Pennsylvania garden where he mastered the design technique of layering—interplanting many different species in the same area so that as one plant passes its peak, another takes over. The result is a nonstop parade of color that begins with a tapestry of heirloom daffodils and hellebores in spring and ends with a jewel-like blend of Asian wildflowers at the onset of winter.The Layered Garden shows you how to recreate Culp's majestic display. It starts with a basic lesson in layering—how to choose the correct plants by understanding how they grow and change throughout the seasons, how to design a layered garden, and how to maintain it. To illustrate how layering works, Culp takes you on a personal tour through each part of his celebrated...
“Gardenmaking, in its finest form, is a celebration of life and of love. David and his book epitomize this.” —Lauren Springer...
The Living Landscape: Designing for Beauty and Biodiversity in the Home Garden
17.55 dh
“This thoughtful, intelligent book is all about connectivity, addressing a natural world in which we are the primary influence.” —The New York Times Books ReviewMany gardeners today want a home landscape that nourishes and fosters wildlife, but they also want beauty, a space for the kids to play, privacy, and maybe even a vegetable patch. Sure, it’s a tall order, but The Living Landscape shows you how to do it. You’ll learn the strategies for making and maintaining a diverse, layered landscape—one that offers beauty on many levels, provides outdoor rooms and turf areas for children and pets, incorporates fragrance and edible plants, and provides cover, shelter, and sustenance for wildlife. Richly illustrated and informed by both a keen eye for design and an understanding of how healthy ecologies work, The Living Landscape will enable you to create a garden that fulfills both human needs and the needs of wildlife communities. 
“This thoughtful, intelligent book is all about connectivity, addressing a natural world in which we are the primary influence.” —The...
Shrubs for Gardens, Agroforestry and Permaculture
16.41 dh
Learn about the incredible range of useful shrubs for many different situations, large and small. World renowned expert, Martin Crawford, reveals favoured varieties of common fruit bushes like currants and gooseberries, and many other less-known shrubs with edible fruits, nuts, leaves, or other parts.Martin takes us on a journey into the world of exotic spice trees, shrubs with medicinal parts, and plants that fix nitrogen to help fertilise other plants. All these can be grown in temperate climates, diversifying our diets, enabling us to plan and plant beautiful, productive gardens, as well as showing us how we can integrate agroforestry into our smallholdings and farms to create new income streams.Scientists are urgently calling for carbon emission reductions ... so whether we are a farmer, gardener or plant collector, planting shrubs that lock down carbon in the soil is one of the most effective solutions for mitigating climate change.
Learn about the incredible range of useful shrubs for many different situations, large and small. World renowned expert, Martin Crawford,...