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The Explorer's Garden: Rare and Unusual Perennials
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The sophisticated gardener is forever in search of distinctive new plants not commonly found in gardens. For these enthusiasts, Dan Hinkley's Heronswood Nursery near Seattle has become a mail-order mecca in recent years, the arrival of its fat catalog an eagerly awaited event. This book describes and illustrates the most interesting perennials Hinkley has encountered in his many travels around the world hunting plants in the wild. All are grown at his nursery.
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By: Timber Press, Incorporated.   1999-08-01

What Plant Where
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Find out which plants will grow well in specific areas of your garden. Years of experience answering questions on what to grow in problem sites -- plus an impressive career at the Sir Harold Hillier Gardens and Arboretum and plenty of practice in his own garden -- make Roy Lancaster an ideal authority to advise on what plant to grow where. Complete Selection System: What Plant Where is an indispensable handbook that recommends plants for every site in the garden. Organized into five chapters -- Perennials (with Annuals and Biennials), Climbers, Shrubs, Conifers, and Trees -- this book considers dozens of different garden conditions and suggests ideal plants for each. Detailed plant lists also let you achieve such effects as autumn color or fragrant flowers, and the comprehensive index lists all the plants recommended in What Plant Where. Photos of Every Plant: All plant suggestions are illustrated with radiant color photographs and supported by notes on the plants' special features and size, hardiness, and light and soil requirements -- all the facts you need to make the perfect choice. Never before has it been so easy to put the right plant in the right place!
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By: DK ADULT.   1997-01-01

Perfect Plant, Perfect Place
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One of the most creative gardening guides on the market! Years of experience answering questions on what to grow in problem sites -- plus an impressive career at the Sir Harold Hillier Gardens and Arboretum and plenty of practice in his own garden -- make Roy Lancaster one of the best-qualified writers to advise on which plants to grow where. Perfect Plant Perfect Place is an invaluable, updated compilation of Roy's best-selling titles What Plant Where, What Perennial Where, and What Houseplant Where. It recommends plants for every situation, both in the garden and in the home. In each section, such as "Soil & Exposure," "Location," "Shrubs," and "Perennials," he takes different sites or conditions and offers an inspired selection of suitable plants. He also considers desired effects -- perhaps planting to attract butterflies, or for autumn colors -- and lists his choice for achieving these. Plant suggestions are illustrated with magnificent color photographs, supported by notes on the plant's special features and size, hardiness, and light and soil requirements -- in short, all the facts you need to guarantee the perfect choice.
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By: DK ADULT.   2002-02-01

Seeds of Fortune: A Gardening Dynasty
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For over a century, and across five generations, the Veitch family pioneered the introduction of hundreds of new plants into gardens, conservatories and houses and were amongst the foremost European cultivators and hybridisers of their day. The story begins in 1768 when a Scotsman called John Veitch came to England to find his fortune, starting out as a gardener for the aristocracy. Realising that horticultural mania had begun to spread throughout the social classes, John's son, James, opened a nursery in Exeter and began to send some of the first commercial plant collectors into the Americas, Australia, India, Japan, China and the South Seas. By the beginning of the twentieth century, the Veitch's had become key figures within the gardening establishment, involved with the Royal Horticultural Society from its beginnings and the great Chelsea Flower Show. Combining an historian's eye for detail with a flair for storytelling, Shephard charts the fortunes of one family and through them tells the fascinating story of the modern English garden.

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By: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC.   2003-05-05

The Hillier Manual of Trees and Shrubs
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Hillier Manual of Trees and Shrubs

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By: Royal Horticultural Society.   2014-03-31

Mediterranean Plants and Gardens
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A lavishly illustrated collaboration between the late Vicomte de Noailles and Roy Lancaster. Descriptions of some fabulous Mediterranean gardens, the climate, important characteristics of the natural vegetation of the area and other regions of the world, including California, which are considered to have a Mediterranean climate.

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By: Floraprint.   1977-09-01

What Perennial Where : The Creative Guide to Choosing the Best Perennials for Every Area of Your Garden
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By: Cavendish Books, Incorporated.   1997

Plantsman’s Paradise: Travels in China
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This book successfully combines a most enjoyable and detailed account of the well-known author's many journeys through China. First and foremost, Travels in China provides a practical assessment of the plants that are either of ornamental merit or botanical interest to gardeners in the West. Roy Lancaster describes some 1,000 different plants in their natural habitat and provides an eminently readable account of a fascinating country, its people, and the plants that have enriched the gardens of Europe and North America. Hundreds of Lancaster's own attractive and colourful photographs are reproduced, interspersed with fascinating descriptions and anecdotes from his travels. This is a book about plants from a country so rich in variety that there are 50% more species on one mountain in China than there are in the whole of the British Isles. Indeed, the wide range of climatic conditions in a country as vast as China makes this book relevant to all gardeners, be they from Norway or Spain, the United
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By: Antique Collectors Club Dist.   2006-09-25

Plantsman in Nepal
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In 1971 a small group of botanists and horticulturalists organised a three-month expedition to the Upper Arun Valley region of eastern Nepal, to collect seed and specimens of ornamental and economic plants, both wild and cultivated. This book chronicles the travels of the three-man horticultural team. The journey often followed little known tracks through some of the world s most dramatic and lonely mountain terrain. The team either camped or enjoyed the hospitality of Tibetans in their isolated villages, sharing in their ceremonies, their meals, their dances. The native vegetation was still relatively undisturbed and the team enjoyed the thrill of walking through mixed woods rich in species including cream-barked birch and silver fir. Elsewhere it crossed alpine pastures sprinkled with blue gentians and the golden rosettes of Himalayan poppies. Frustratingly out of print for several years, this new edition has been thoroughly revised in respect of nomenclature whilst much new information has bee
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By: Antique Collectors Club Dist.   2007-01-25

Travels in China: A Plantsman's Paradise
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Book by Lancaster, Roy
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By: Antique Collectors' Club.   1989-04


 

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