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A Passion For Plants

Author : Carolyn Fry
ISBN : 9781846072390
Genre : Gardening
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No nation is quite so passionate about its gardens as the British and no organization embodies that passion more than the Royal Horticultural Society. Famous for its beautiful gardens at Wisley, Rosemoor, Hyde Hall and Harlow Carr, and its spectacular flower shows, such as Chelsea, Hampton Court and Tatton Park, the RHS is a quintessentially British institution. Yet the work of the Society encompasses so much more. In this book, which accompanies a major BBC television series, Carolyn Fry goes behind the scenes at the RHS to look at the huge variety of work undertaken by its many dedicated staff and members. The Royal Horticultural Society is at the forefront of the changes that are affecting our gardens today; from experimenting with more environmentally friendly practices in its own gardens, to monitoring the impact of climate change on the pests and diseases attacking our plants. Like all keen gardeners, the RHS is also constantly seeking to improve on the design and planting of its existing gardens, and nowhere is this more apparent than at Wisley, whose spectacular new glasshouse will inspire and delight generations of visitors for years to come. In a journey that takes us behind the scenes at the RHS, Carolyn Fry introduces the reader to an exotic and colourful world full of passionate people and wonderful plants. Lavishly illustrated with beautiful photographs, this book paints a vivid portrait of the Society - the home of gardening excellence and obsession.

The Passion For Gardening

Author : Kenneth Druse
ISBN : 0517707888
Genre : Gardening
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The author reflects on the wonders and rewards of gardening as he offers a close-up look at ten extraordinary gardens and their creators, along with advice on replanting, garden features, wintering, and vegetable gardening.

Passion For Gardening

Author : Twigs Way
ISBN : 1853759228
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Ever since man discovered that plants could be eaten, their cultivation has been a necessity. But somewhere along the line it became first an interest and then a pleasure. And as people developed a passion for gardening, those in the business scented the opportunity to offer anything and everything to aid the amateur and professional horticulturist. How did this happen? Who were the earliest gardening gurus? What were the biggest trends of the 1930s and what happened during the Second World War when the country was urged to "dig for victory"? All these questions (and more) are answered and illustrated with the glorious, delightful and innocently amusing advertisements and literature that appeared as our passion for gardening has increased as the years have passed.

People With Dirty Hands

Author : Robin Chotzinoff
ISBN : 0156005158
Genre : Gardening
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From a New York City Green Guerrilla to the Texas Rose Rustlers and a Colorado tomato fanatic, Chotzinoff serves up colorful profiles of americanca’s quirkiest, most fervent gardeners.

Gardens And The Passion For The Infinite

Author : Anna-Teresa Tymieniecka
ISBN : 9789401716581
Genre : Philosophy
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What essentially is a garden? Is it a small plot of land that we put aside to cultivate our favorite vegetables or to grow flowers for our personal enjoyment? Or is it a symbol, a mirror, a reflection of our human passions? The topic of the present volume is the mysterious ways in which Imaginatio Creatix plays within the human ingrowness in natural life, transposing dreams, nostalgias, and enchantments.

A Passion For Place

Author : Alison Halliday
ISBN : 1876473770
Genre : Blue Mountains (N.S.W.)
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Cradled within the Blue Mountains World Heritage Area west of Sydney are the cool-climate gardens and 'hill stations' of Mount Wilson, Mount Tomah and Mount Irvine. The gardens range from those mellowed by over a century of growing time to those tackling the challenges of modern-day gardening.

Passion For Roses

Author : Peter Beales
ISBN : 0789317044
Genre : Gardening
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Often called the “king of roses,” Peter Beales is the world's most acclaimed professional rose grower, and this book is the distillation of his 50 years of experience and knowledge into one essential volume. Within these handsomely illustrated pages is Beales's unequalled advice on landscaping with roses as well as care and cultivation?all based upon his decades of experience breeding and selling the world's finest roses. There is a rose for every budget and every garden style, and this is the ideal book to use in selecting the perfect rose. Roses come in every size from miniatures just right for containers to the expansive climbing roses. The first part of the book explains the six different major groups of roses and profiles the best cultivars in each category. Peter Beales describes the best landscape uses for each rose, details their pros and cons, and describes their care. Interwoven throughout are his charming yet fascinating personal observations and reminiscences recalling experiences with roses, notable gardeners, and important breeders. The last section of the book is an encyclopedic directory of roses that includes full color close-up pictures of each rose in full bloom, detailed descriptions, planting suggestions, hardiness factors, and information on care, cultivation, pests, and diseases. This sumptuously illustrated volume by Peter Beales will be the definitive guide to gardening with roses for years to come.

Landscape Gardening

Author : Charles H. J. Smith
ISBN : HARVARD:32044029222338
Genre : Architecture, Domestic
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Gardening Illustrated

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ISBN : UIUC:30112111358146
Genre : Gardening
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Time And The Gardener

Author : Elisabeth Sheldon
ISBN : UCSC:32106016508993
Genre : Gardening
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The octogenarian gardener shares her gardening knowledge through a collection of essays that covers such topics as seed gathering, woodland plants, shrubs, and mail-order plants, and pays tribute to famous gardeners throughout time.

Gardening In India

Author : George Marshall Woodrow
ISBN : UCBK:C034936652
Genre : Gardening
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Gardening For Dummies Three E Book Bundle Growing Your Own Fruit And Veg For Dummies Composting For Dummies And Storing And Preserving Garden Produce For Dummies

Author : Geoff Stebbings
ISBN : 9781118622094
Genre : Gardening
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Gardening For Dummies eBook Bundle gives you threefull length books rolled into one convenient bundle givingeverything you need to know to help you towards a succesful cropand a full larder! Growing Your Own Fruit and Veg For Dummies is a completehands-on guide to growing delicious fruit and veg. It givesyou the low-down on everything from assessing your plot and gettingyour hands on the right tools, to choosing the plants to grow, tonurturing your crops and bringing in your harvest. Composting For Dummies shows you how to turn household foodwaste and more into free nutrient-rich compost and mulch togive their vegetable and flower gardens a boost of energy. Storing and Preserving Garden Produce For Dummies provideseverything you need to make your home-grown produce last, coveringfruit, vegetables, herbs and even eggs.For each item of produceyou'll find out what methods of storing and preserving are mostsuitable. You'll also find a wealth of recipes inside to help youon your way to making the perfect jams, chutneys and pickles

My Garden Its Plan And Culture By Alfred Smee

Author : Alfred Smee
ISBN : IBNF:CF005708752
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American Gardening

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ISBN : WISC:89047289665
Genre : Gardening
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Garden Madness

Author : Susan M. Watkins
ISBN : 1555912222
Genre : Gardening
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This zany look at gardening makes the perfect gift for serious gardeners who don't take themselves too seriously.

Prophecy And Passion

Author : David Neville
ISBN : 1920691006
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Essays in honour of a baptist activities who lived in the USA and Australia. Contributors include biblical scholars, theologians and activtists

Gardening For Love

Author : Elizabeth Lawrence
ISBN : 0822308878
Genre : Gardening
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Describes the southern market bulletins, shares correspondence with Lawrence's fellow gardeners, and discusses flowers and gardening

Practical Gardening For Indian Amateurs

Author : R. Barton West
ISBN : CHI:73262527
Genre : Gardening
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Gardening Under The Arch

Author : Millarville Horticultural Club
ISBN : 1894898435
Genre : Gardening
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A passion for gardening First released in 1982, Gardening Under the Arch has long been hailed as the gardening bible for the challenging chinook region of southwestern Alberta. Now, for the first time since its original publication, this hugely successful book has been revised and updated into a full-colour edition by some of its original contributors and a new group of gardeners. This unique book is truly a work of the heart. Hardly slick, not at all highbrow, Gardening Under the Arch is full of practical, homespun know-how based on the collective wisdom gleaned over years by determined gardeners in the chinook zone. There is knowledge here that can't be found in other books, and there is loads of passion for the love of gardening and all the special moments it brings. Gardening Under the Arch provides insight and inspiration, from the first sunny day in spring when you dig your beds to that cold winter's day when you enjoy a freshly baked pie made with the fruit you have grown.

A Slow Passion

Author : Ruth Brooks
ISBN : 9781408826584
Genre : Gardeners
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One woman's investigation into the whys and wherefores of snails.

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