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The innovative gardener and writer William Robinson (1838-1935), several of whose other works are reissued in this series, was sent by The Times as its horticultural correspondent to the Paris International Exposition of 1867. As a result of his visit, he produced two books, The Parks, Promenades and Gardens of Paris (1869) and this highly illustrated work (first published in 1868 and reissued here in its 1869 second edition) on gardening trends in France, describing 'such features of French horticulture as are most worthy of adoption in British gardens'. In comparing French horticulture with British, Robinson believes that the gardens of the great houses of Britain are not matched in France, but that in terms of market gardening and its produce, France is definitely superior. He argues in this interesting work that French methods of training fruit such as apples, pears and peaches should be widely adopted.
This book will explain how to get your idea supported, how to run with the idea and see it through to completion.
The innovative gardener and writer William Robinson (1838-1935), many of whose other works are reissued in this series, was sent by The Times as its horticultural correspondent to the Paris International Exposition of 1867. As a result of his visit, he produced two books, one on gardening trends in France, and this work of 1869 on the parks and gardens of Paris and its environs (including Versailles), and on the fruit and vegetable farming which fed the famous Parisian food markets such as Les Halles. Robinson admired especially the small planted open spaces, squares and courtyards in Paris, which had no equivalent in London, and which he claimed were 'saving [its inhabitants] from pestilential overcrowding, and making their city something besides a place for all to live out of who can afford it'. This highly illustrated work will interest not only historians of horticulture but also lovers of Paris.
How to Train your people will empower you as a leader or Trainer with information to make your training effective. This version does not go through a lot of fluff, it is straight and to the point because you don't have time for fluff and a book of words you need to get training started right now.
The rules between women and men are simple. This is a rule book for women to use.
In a world like the one we live in, there are many people who leave for work never to return. This book was created because if I happen to be one of those people, I would want my daughter to learn the lessons I would want to teach her if I were with her.
Many times fathers never get the chance to pass on wisdom that was passed on to them. Whether it be because of death, divorce or just distance. This book is what fathers should cover to pass on to their sons.
Samantha has many adventures and this one is about her first day at school. This is an adventure that every child goes through at some point. Hopefully Samantha's adventures can put them at ease
For years the relationship complexities between men and women have been harder to figure out than a Rubics cube with no color. let a Man Be a Man is designed to help women understand the mistakes that they are making in relationships or attempted relationships with men.
The Irish-born gardener and writer William Robinson (1838-1935) travelled widely to study gardens and gardening in Europe and America. In 1871 he founded a weekly illustrated periodical, The Garden, which he owned until 1919, and he published numerous books on different aspects of horticulture. Topics included annuals, hardy perennials, alpines and subtropical plants, as well as accounts of his travels. High Victorian garden fashion involved formal beds of exotic and hothouse flowers. Robinson was influential in introducing less formal garden designs, using plants more suited to the English climate. This work was published in 1871, and showed how impressive outdoor displays could be achieved from hardier species, rather than relying on expensive greenhouses for short-lived plants. Robinson's most famous books, The Wild Garden (1870) and The English Flower Garden (1883) are also reissues in this series.
An Irish-born gardener and writer, William Robinson (1838-1935) travelled widely to study gardens and gardening in Europe and America. He founded a weekly illustrated periodical, The Garden, in 1871, which he owned until 1919, and published numerous books on different aspects of horticulture. His most famous book, The English Flower Garden (also reprinted in this series), was published in 1883, and fifteen editions were issued in his lifetime. The Wild Garden, published in 1870, attacks contemporary fashions in public parks and private gardens, which involved showy masses of colour in labour-intensive summer bedding, using mostly subtropical and exotic species. He calls for a return to native species, found in traditional English gardens, pointing out that these are more economical than short-lived annuals, and that there is much greater variety available to the garden designer. He suggests plants more suitable for the English climate, and exotics more capable of naturalisation.
An Irish-born gardener and writer, William Robinson (1838-1935) travelled widely to study gardens and gardening in Europe and America. He founded a weekly illustrated periodical, The Garden, in 1871, which he owned until 1919, and published numerous books on different aspects of horticulture. Topics included annuals, hardy perennials, alpines and subtropical plants, as well as accounts of his travels. This book, his most famous work, was first published in 1883, and fifteen editions were issued in his lifetime. It has been described as 'the most widely read and influential gardening book ever written'. Aimed at both amateurs and experienced gardeners, it sets out clearly the different types of plant suitable for each type of situation, and how to grow them. Robinson advocated a revolution in garden design, rejecting the more formal flower-beds which had long been popular in favour of a more natural and individual style.
William Robinson's revolutionary book, The Wild Garden , envisioned an authentically naturalistic approach to gardening that is more vital today than ever before. First published in 1870, The Wild Garden evolved through many editions and remained in print through the remainder of the author's lifetime (1838-1935). In the book, Robinson issued a forceful challenge to the prevailing style of the day, which relied upon tender plants arranged in rigidly geometrical designs. In sharp contrast, Robinson advocated for the use of hardy, locally adapted native and exotic plants arranged according to local growing conditions. Robinson's vision was inspired by his first-hand observations of natural habitats in Europe and North America, and he put his ideas into practice in his own garden at Gravetye Manor in West Sussex. The Wild Garden was ground-breaking and hugely influential in its day, and is stunningly relevant to twenty-first century gardeners and landscape stewards seeking to adopt sustainable design and management practices. In addition to the complete original text and illustrations from the fifth edition of 1895, this expanded edition includes new chapters and 112 color photographs by award-winning photographer and landscape consultant Rick Darke. His new material places wild gardening in modern context, underscoring Robinson's importance in the evolution of ecological design and illustrating an inspiring diversity of contemporary wild gardens. The potent combination presented here makes this new edition of a timeless classic an essential resource for all who wish to know how we have arrived at our present understanding of gardens and what opportunities lie ahead. As will be immediately clear to anyone who leafs through this book, Robinson's urgent message continues to resonate.
Pissedoffosity is just what you need when you are having a bad day. We all have bad days but it will not be the end of us. This is just a little something to get you through the really bad ones.
This is the Keeping It Real informative guide to situations and pitfalls that we all fall into in relationships.
This is the keeping it real guide to becoming a great manager of people. There are many managers out in the business world that cannot manage people. It does not matter if you have an MBA or PhD, dealing with people cant be learned in class. You have to have real life experiences to know that every job will be different and every environment will be different. This tool explains some of the situations you will run into and provides some possible resolve for those situations.
This is a guide for the new manager or the manager coming back to work. This book is intended to make you an impact player in a 90 day timeframe. The strategy can be used in almost any position and at various levels.
William Robinson has been described as 'one of the greatest gardeners of all time'. Indeed, the word 'Robinsonian' has entered the language to describe the natural-informal and even the 'wild' garden that were his favourite themes.
This is a comprehensive textbook covering all aspects of entomology in the human environment. There is particular emphasis on control and biology of pests. The book provides students of entomology with a clear theoretical and practical foundation in household and structural insect pests.;This book should be of interest to senior undergraduates and masters students in entomology; pest control workers; researchers in the pesticide industry.