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Specialized gardening methods

See below for a selection of the latest books from Specialized gardening methods category. Presented with a red border are the Specialized gardening methods books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Specialized gardening methods books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

Grow Pruning & Training

Grow Pruning & Training

Author: DK Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 18/03/2021

Keep your plants in great shape. Ideal for first-time gardeners, Grow Pruning & Training contains everything you need to know to care for more than 80 of the most popular shrubs, climbers, and ornamental trees. Get to grips with all the essential techniques with an expert guide that focuses on realistic aims and achievable results, then put them to use with an illustrated directory that answers all your pruning and training questions. Packed with practical, jargon-free know-how, this easy-to-use guide has everything you need to know to help your garden Grow.

Modern Weed Control

Modern Weed Control

Author: Alden S. Crafts Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/02/2021

This title is part of UC Press's Voices Revived program, which commemorates University of California Press's mission to seek out and cultivate the brightest minds and give them voice, reach, and impact. Drawing on a backlist dating to 1893, Voices Revived makes high-quality, peer-reviewed scholarship accessible once again using print-on-demand technology. This title was originally published in 1975.

Modern Weed Control

Modern Weed Control

Author: Alden S. Crafts Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/02/2021

This title is part of UC Press's Voices Revived program, which commemorates University of California Press's mission to seek out and cultivate the brightest minds and give them voice, reach, and impact. Drawing on a backlist dating to 1893, Voices Revived makes high-quality, peer-reviewed scholarship accessible once again using print-on-demand technology. This title was originally published in 1975.

Breeding Dendrobium Orchids in Hawaii

Breeding Dendrobium Orchids in Hawaii

Author: Haruyuki Kamemoto, Teresita D. Amore, Adelheid Kuehnle Format: Hardback Release Date: 27/11/2020

This text summarizes research on cytogenetics and breeding of dendrobiums conducted since the 1950s, mainly at the University of Hawaii. A section on species important to Hawaii's orchid industry is followed by a description of the origin of many popular hybrids. Throughout, information on cross-breeding, seeding propagation, flower colour and form, and controlling disease is presented in language readily understood by the layperson. More than 150 registered hybrids are presented and the authors share valuable tips on counting dendrobium orchid chromosomes, germinating seeds, and cloning plants, and provide a comprehensive glossary.

Plants for the Tropical Xeriscape

Plants for the Tropical Xeriscape

Author: Fred D. Rauch, Paul R. Weissich Format: Hardback Release Date: 27/11/2020

Gardeners who suppose that planning a water-saving garden means giving up brilliant color and the lush beauty of Hawai'i's tropicals are in for a surprise. Now Hawai'i's gardeners can save water through applying xeriscape techniques and have gardens filled with exceptional plants that are not only less thirsty but provide the garden with shade, color, and fragrance, as well as exotic foliage and blooms. In Plants for the Tropical Xeriscape, two of Hawai'i's foremost plant experts, Rauch and Weissich, guide both novice and experienced gardeners in choosing the perfect drought-tolerant plants for Hawai'i's gardens. In this extensive and lavishly illustrated guide to the selection of tropical landscape materials for xeriscape gardens, Rauch and Weissich provide landscape architects, garden designers, and home gardeners with the ultimate guide to the less thirsty landscape plant species which form the tropical xeriscape. Organized in accordance with their use in the landscape,each plant category, from ground covers to large trees, is then further listed alphabetically by genus and illustrated with beautiful photographs of a full range of moderate to strong drought-tolerant species. Logical and easy to use, this garden guide will be appreciated by all plant lovers from home gardeners to professional landscape designers. With over 1300 color illustrations, Plants for the Tropical Xeriscape is the go-to source for Hawai'i's gardeners as they design, plant, and maintain watersaving gardens.

Public Gardens and Livable Cities

Public Gardens and Livable Cities

Author: Donald A. Rakow, Meghan Z. Gough, Sharon A. Lee, Scot Medbury Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/11/2020

Public Gardens and Livable Cities changes the paradigm for how we conceive of the role of urban public gardens. Donald A. Rakow, Meghan Z. Gough, and Sharon A. Lee advocate for public gardens as community outreach agents that can, and should, partner with local organizations to support positive local agendas. Safe neighborhoods, quality science education, access to fresh and healthy foods, substantial training opportunities, and environmental health are the key initiative areas the authors explore as they highlight model successes and instructive failures that can guide future practices. Public Gardens and Livable Cities uses a prescriptive approach to synthesize a range of public, private, and nonprofit initiatives from municipalities throughout the country. In doing so, the authors examine the initiatives from a practical perspective to identify how they were implemented, their sustainability, the obstacles they encountered, the impact of the initiatives on their populations, and how they dealt with the communities' underlying social problems. By emphasizing the knowledge and skills that public gardens can bring to partnerships seeking to improve the quality of life in cities, this book offers a deeper understanding of the urban public garden as a key resource for sustainable community development.

Stay Grounded

Stay Grounded

Author: Melinda R. Cordell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/11/2020

Hydroponics

Hydroponics

Author: Tyler Gordon Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/11/2020

Hydroponics for Beginners

Hydroponics for Beginners

Author: Sam Cooper Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/11/2020

Hydroponics

Hydroponics

Author: Tyler Gordon Format: Hardback Release Date: 09/11/2020

Hydroponics

Hydroponics

Author: Mark Bennett Format: Hardback Release Date: 08/11/2020

Aquaponic Gardening for Beginners

Aquaponic Gardening for Beginners

Author: Alex Green Garden Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/11/2020