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Pests, Diseases and Disorders of Garden Plants: 4th Edition
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Essential for all gardeners, horticulturists and naturalists, this is a practical, highly-illustrated guide to dealing with disorders that affect fruit, vegetables, trees and ornamental garden plants. A revision of the highly acclaimed Collins Guide to Pests, Diseases and Disorders first published in 1981, the book now features completely updated text, the addition of several new pests and diseases that have become a threat in the last decade, and an impressive full colour plate section with over 600 photographs. The Introduction provides general information about garden hygiene and plant care and control, including an assessment of pesticides and chemicals. Special attention is given to the increasing importance of biological control in gardens. *The A-to-Z of Symptoms lists all the common garden plants, and describes likely causes of problems with leaves, shoots, flowers, fruit and buds, with cross-references to the detailed entries in the main section of the book. *Pests are arranged by groups of closely related organisms. Problems such as eelworms, slugs, snails, aphids and birds are all dealt with.*Diseases are organised on the basis of symptoms such as rusts, smuts, cankers and rots. *Disorders, like mineral deficiencies and genetic abnormalities, are grouped under the main factors causing them - mechanical, climatic, nutritional etc.
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By: William Collins.   2014-09-11

Collins Fungi Guide: The most complete field guide to the mushrooms & toadstools of Britain & Ireland (Collins Guide)
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Paperback. Pub Date :2013-09-26 Pages: 640 Language: English Publisher: HarperCollins UK The sixth title in the bestselling Collins Guide series. this book covers the fungi of the British Isles. with considerable relevance for Europe and the wider temperate world . Leading mycological artists have been specially commissioned to ensure accurate. detailed illustrations. Where possible. species are described and illustrated on the same page. with up-to-date authoritative text aiding identification. Nearly 2.400 species are illustrated in full colour. with detailed notes on how to correctly identify them. including details of similar. confusing species. Illustrations of young and mature fruiting bodies are included where necessary. and key features are highlighted for quick and easy reference.Written by one of Europes leading mycologists and horticultural scientists. Stefan Bucz...
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By: William Collins.   2013-09-26

Churchill and Chartwell: The Untold Story of Churchill's Houses and Gardens
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An exceptional copy; fine in an equally fine dust wrapper. Particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and especially sharp-cornered. Literally as new.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 324 pages; Physical description; xii, 324, [48] p. of plates : ill. (chiefly col.), maps ; 24 cm. Summary; This book is a biography of Winston Churchill through the houses he lived in and the gardens he made. It culminates with the full story of his purchase, alteration and creation of Chartwell, Kent, where he lived for more than 40 years before and after the war, and which is now, in keeping with his intentions, owned and run by the National Trust. Churchill was born amidst the splendour of Blenheim Palace but, ever a restless spirit, he owned or rented many houses, both grand and relatively modest, over the course of his long life, including country retreats, modern town apartments and, as First Lord of the Admiralty, Admiralty House. But it was his house at Chartwell that would be for ever associated with his name. Based on extensive and scholarly archive study, this unique book brings to light an array of previously unpublished details and reveals a fascinating side to Britain's greatest war leader. Subjects; Churchill, Winston 1874-1965 - Biography. Churchill, Winston 1874-1965 - Homes and haunts. Churchill, Winston 1874-1965. Chartwell (Westerham, England). Statesmen - Dwellings - Great Britain. Prime ministers - Great Britain - Biography. Biography & autobiography: historical, political & military ; Residential buildings, domestic buildings ; Gardens (descriptions, history etc). British & Irish history: from c 1900 -. Kent ; 20th century.
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By: Frances Lincoln.   2007-10-21

Pests, Diseases and Disorders of Garden Plants
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Essential for all gardeners, horticulturists, teachers, students and naturalists, this is a practical guide to dealing with the pests, diseases and disorders that commonly affect fruit, vegetables, trees and ornamental garden plants.

A revision of the highly acclaimed Collins Guide to Pests, Diseases and Disorders first published in 1981, the book now features completely updated text, the addition of several new pests and diseases that have become a threat in the last decade.

The Introduction provides general information about garden hygiene and plant care and control, including an assessment of pesticides and chemicals. Special attention is given to the increasing importance of biological control in gardens.
•The A-to-Z of Symptoms lists all the common garden plants, and describes likely causes of problems with leaves, shoots, flowers, fruit and buds, with cross-references to the detailed entries in the main section of the book.
•Pests are arranged by groups of closely related organisms. Problems such as eelworms, slugs, snails, aphids and birds are all dealt with.
•Diseases are organised on the basis of symptoms such as rusts, smuts, cankers and rots.
•Disorders, like mineral deficiencies and genetic abnormalities, are grouped under the main factors causing them – mechanical, climatic, nutritional etc.

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By: Collins.   2010-06-10

The Herb Bible: The definitive guide to choosing and growing herbs (Octopus Bible Series)
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An all-you-need-to-know guide to over 130 favorite herbs in the internationally best-selling Octopus....
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By: Mitchell Beazley.   2015-02-02

Best Shade Plants
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Best Shade Plants

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By: Hamlyn.   1994

Best Clematis ("Amateur Gardening" Guide)
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Hamlyn Edition.
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By: Hamlyn.   1998-03-15

Fauna Britannica
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Comprehensive account of Britain's fauna, including myths, legends, folklore, tales and traditions.
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By: Hamlyn.   2002-09-15

Pests, Diseases and Disorders of Garden Plants (Collins Photo Guides)
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By: Collins.   2005-04-04

Collins Photo Guide – Pests, Diseases and Disorders of Garden Plants
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By: Collins.   1998-07-06


 

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