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The Royal Horticultural Society New Encyclopedia Of Herbs Their Uses

Author : Deni Bown
ISBN : 1405332387
Genre : Cooking (Herbs)
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New edition of the definitive guide to growing and using herbs, from the experts at the RHS An illustrated A-Z of herbs packed with horticultural information and practical tips, perfect for gardeners, herbalists and cooks. Discover all about the beneficial properties of over 1,000 herbs from across the globe, and learn about their uses in cookery, cosmetics and herbalism. A quick identification guide covers the familiar as well as rarely-seen species, so you'll always find what you're looking for. Plus, a special warning symbol alerts you to potentially toxic or harmful herbs. Garden designs and planting schemes provide ideas for traditional herb gardens or smaller plots.

The European Garden Flora Flowering Plants

Author : James Cullen
ISBN : 9780521761642
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 80. 96 MB
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The European Garden Flora is the definitive manual for the accurate identification of cultivated ornamental flowering plants. Designed to meet the highest scientific standards, the vocabulary has nevertheless been kept as uncomplicated as possible so that the work is fully accessible to the informed gardener as well as to the professional botanist. This new edition has been thoroughly reorganised and revised, bringing it into line with modern taxonomic knowledge. Although European in name, the Flora covers plants cultivated in most areas of the United States and Canada as well as in non-tropical parts of Asia and Australasia. Volume 5 completes the series, and includes many important ornamental families, such as Labiatae, Solanaceae, Scrophulariaceae, Acanthaceae, Campanulaceae, and the largest family of Dicotyledons, the Compositae.

Rhs Encyclopedia Of Garden Design

Author : Chris Young
ISBN : 9780241477731
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 20. 6 MB
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Plant the garden of your dreams and transform your outdoor space with award-winning Royal Horticultural Society garden design experts. Whether you're looking to revive a tired flowerbed or aiming for a complete design overhaul, the RHS Encyclopedia of Garden Design will show you how to make your ideal garden a reality. Grasp the fundamentals of garden design, find a style that suits you, and bring your ideas to life. This design bible is packed with advice to guide you from planning to planting. From preparation such as choosing the correct materials for your structures and assessing your drainage, to laying patios, making ponds, and planting perennials, the RHS Encyclopedia of Garden Design is with you every step of the way. Discover inspirational portfolios including modernist, sustainable, Japanese, urban, family, and cottage gardens. Understand the unique features of each garden style, create your own plan, and marvel at case studies showcasing the gold standard of each garden type. With a handy visual dictionary and coverage of all the latest gardening trends, this book combines style with substance to guide you as you plant your perfect outdoor space. Previous edition ISBN 9781409325741

Backyard Medicine

Author : Julie Bruton-Seal
ISBN : 9781626368699
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 74. 23 MB
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Backyard Medicine is a beautiful book, packed with nearly 300 color photographs and over 120 herbal remedies that you can make yourself. It gives a fascinating insight into the literary, historic, and world-wide application of the fifty common plants that it covers. It is the sort of book you can enjoy as an armchair reader or use to harvest and make your own herbal remedies from wild plants. Anyone who wants to improve his or her health in the same way that human-kind has done for centuries around the world, by using local wild plants and herbs, will find this book fascinating and useful.

Rhs Encyclopedia Of Garden Design

Author : DK
ISBN : 9781405346283
Genre : Gardening
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Learn to plan, build and plant your perfect garden with the experts at the RHS From how to draw a layout to explaining the best places to use lighting effects, discover how to create the garden you’ve always wanted with the RHS. Guiding you through the whole creative and gardening process, learn to visualise your ideas, choose a style, develop plans, plot, build, landscape, select the right plants, and apply the finishing touches to make your garden the ideal reflection of your tastes and creativity. A look at ‘inspirational gardens’ will give you lots of ideas for things to create. Whether you want to plan a major project or focus on a particular area, this is the complete guide: don’t design without it.

The Garden

Author : Royal Horticultural Society (Great Britain).
ISBN : CORNELL:31924104512631
Genre : Horticulture
File Size : 35. 31 MB
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Rhs Encyclopedia Of Gardening Techniques

Author : Royal Horticultural Society (Great Britain)
ISBN : 1845337328
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 48. 23 MB
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This step-by-step guide to essential Royal Horticultural Society gardening practice is a must-have reference showing modern methods to a new generation of gardeners. Compiled by leading RHS specialists in every area of gardening, the book contains a vast amount of expert information clearly demonstrating the tried-and-tested techniques honed by the world's leading gardening authority. Using more than 1,600 artworks in more than 400 step-by-step sequences, the book covers every aspect of gardening from pruning to sowing, watering to feeding, and propagating to planting. Covering all plants including trees, flowers, shrubs, climbers, lawns, vegetables, fruit and herbs, it shows how to create water features and patios, and add lighting. It also includes organic techniques, recycling and how to treat pests and diseases. The wealth of practical information makes this book an essential purchase for both professional and amateur gardeners.

Traditional Witchcraft For Urban Living

Author : Melusine Draco
ISBN : 9781846948060
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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For the witch whose career confines them to an urban environment, regular Craft practice may often seem like a futile gesture, especially if home is a small, gardenless-flat. Even the suburbs can be magically incapacitating, if there is constant noise from traffic and neighbours. People work long hour without having the opportunity to notice the subtle changing of the seasons. Weekends are a constant battle with family, domestic chores and socialising. It’s no wonder that the urban witch has little time left for magical and spiritual development.Traditional Witchcraft for Urban Living deals with the constant barrage of psychic problems that confront the urban witch on a daily basis. Based on the teachings of a traditional Craft background, the author successfully manages to blend the Old Ways with practical contemporary practice. This book is part of the Traditional Witchcraft Series. Other titles in the series are Traditional Witchcraft for the Seashore(Jan 2012), Traditional Witchcraft for Fields and Hedgerows (Mar 2012) and Traditional Witchcraft for the Woods and Forests (Mar 2012).

The European Garden Flora Dicotyledons Part Iv

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ISBN : UOM:39015049619821
Genre : Fruit
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Hardiness zone map for Europe included, with explanation on previous page. Identification manual for ornamental plants cultivated throughout the world. Comprehensive keys are provided at the family, genus, and species levels.

Growing Vegetables

Author : Tony Biggs
ISBN : 1840001526
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 48. 71 MB
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Produced in association with the Royal Horticultural Society, the titles in this series have become standard works of practical gardening reference. Each book is illustrated with easy-to-follow, step-by-step illustrations that clearly guide the reader through all the essential techniques of successful gardening. This text provides the techniques needed for growing both popular and more unusual vegetables, including salad greens, brassicas, roots and tubers, onions, and herbs. It treats each vegetable concisely with guidance on preparing the soil, sowing, transplanting, tending, harvesting, and storage.

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