A guide to plants for North American gardens encompasses detailed descriptions of more than one thousand species, organized alphabetically by botanical names and including information on cultivation and propagation.
Provides advice on garden planning, cultivation, and gardening techniques.
First Published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
An all-in-one source for beginner and expert alike. Learn how to prepare a bed, select and combine the right flowers, maintain the plants and create months of nonstop color and fragrance. Over 500 full-color photos, and illustrated entries on more than 600 varieties of plants.
Fully revised and updated edition of the world's finest and most authoritative source of gardening advice, from the experts at the RHS Marking 20 years since first publication, the updated edition of the RHS Encyclopedia of Gardening is the classic reference for keen gardeners. Packed with unrivalled gardening advice you'll find guidance and step-by-steps on everything from pruning to propagation. Plus new topics reflect current trends including how to grow fruit and vegetables in containers and green roofs. Whatever your level of skill in the great outdoors, expert tips and guidance from editor Christopher Brickell and a team of specialist contributors, the RHS Encyclopedia of Gardening will help you create and keep your garden perfect all year round.
Whether you are an experienced gardener or a complete beginner, this book contains everythin you need to know about planning, planting, and maintaining your garden all year round.
Walter P. Wright bietet in diesem Werk einen interessanten Einblick in die Welt der Pflanzen und der Gartenarbeit. Untermalt werden seine Ausfuhrungen durch vielzahlige und detailreiche Illustrationen. Es handelt sich hierbei um eine englischsprachige Ausgabe.
Shares expert coverage of the latest approaches to gardening, design essentials, and tools and materials, providing a glossary of plants while demonstrating step-by-step techniques that reflect popular contemporary trends.
Over 400 entries of the most practical, up-to-date gardening information ever, collected from garden experts and writers nationwide! "Gardens are places to renew yourself in mind and body, to reawaken to the truth and beauty of the natural world, and to feel the life force inside and around you. And the organic way to garden is safer, cheaper, and more satisfying. Organic gardeners have shown that it's possible to have pleasant and productive gardens in every part of this country without using toxic chemicals. They make their home grounds an island of purity."--Robert Rodale
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.