Dirr's Encyclopedia of Trees and Shrubs

Author: Michael Dirr

Publisher: Timber Press

ISBN: 1604697431

Category: Gardening

Page: 952

View: 4331

3500 photographs. Over 380 genera. More than 3700 species and cultivars. With Dirr's Hardy Trees and Shrubs and Dirr's Trees and Shrubs for Warm Climates, Michael Dirr set the gold standard for horticultural reference. This season, Timber Press is proud to publish his seminal work, Dirr's Encyclopedia of Trees and Shrubs, the most comprehensive visual reference on this important subject. From majestic evergreens to delicate vines and flowering shrubs, Dirr features thousands of plants and all the essential details for identification, planting, and care, plus full-color photographs showing a tree's habit in winter, distinctive bark patterns, fall color, and more. In a class by itself for its quality of information, the best researched recommendations for hardiness in the industry, beautiful photography, and Dirr's own preeminence as a master plantsman, Dirr's Encyclopedia of Trees and Shrubs is a critical addition to any garden library.

Dirr's Hardy Trees and Shrubs

An Illustrated Encyclopedia

Author: N.A

Publisher: Timber Press (OR)

ISBN: 9780881924046

Category: Gardening

Page: 493

View: 1162

This bestselling encyclopedia, illustrated with brilliant photographs, describes the best woody plants adapted to cooler climates, showing both habit and details of more than 500 species, and including some 700 additional cultivars and varieties. Brief cultural information is supplied for each plant, as well as Dirr's perceptive comments and opinions.

Dirr's Trees and Shrubs for Warm Climates

An Illustrated Encyclopedia

Author: Michael Dirr

Publisher: Timber Press

ISBN: 9780881925258

Category: Gardening

Page: 446

View: 1071

An indispensable companion to Dirr's Hardy Shrubs and Trees is this encyclopedia for warmer regions. Included are more than 400 species and descriptions of hundreds more cultivars and varieties.

Eine kurze Geschichte der Menschheit

Author: Yuval Noah Harari

Publisher: DVA

ISBN: 364110498X

Category: History

Page: 528

View: 6098

Krone der Schöpfung? Vor 100 000 Jahren war der Homo sapiens noch ein unbedeutendes Tier, das unauffällig in einem abgelegenen Winkel des afrikanischen Kontinents lebte. Unsere Vorfahren teilten sich den Planeten mit mindestens fünf weiteren menschlichen Spezies, und die Rolle, die sie im Ökosystem spielten, war nicht größer als die von Gorillas, Libellen oder Quallen. Vor 70 000 Jahren dann vollzog sich ein mysteriöser und rascher Wandel mit dem Homo sapiens, und es war vor allem die Beschaffenheit seines Gehirns, die ihn zum Herren des Planeten und zum Schrecken des Ökosystems werden ließ. Bis heute hat sich diese Vorherrschaft stetig zugespitzt: Der Mensch hat die Fähigkeit zu schöpferischem und zu zerstörerischem Handeln wie kein anderes Lebewesen. Anschaulich, unterhaltsam und stellenweise hochkomisch zeichnet Yuval Harari die Geschichte des Menschen nach und zeigt alle großen, aber auch alle ambivalenten Momente unserer Menschwerdung.

The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Trees

Author: David More,John White

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780691158235

Category: Nature

Page: 832

View: 4907

Profiles nearly two thousand tree species and cultivars found in North America and Europe, with paintings of important details, and describes the native range of each species.

Hydrangeas for American Gardens

Author: Michael A. Dirr

Publisher: Varsity PressInc

ISBN: 9780942375046

Category: Gardening

Page: 921

View: 9708

This photographic companion to Michael Dirr's groundbreaking book offers 921 beautiful photographs of virtually every type of hydrangea. Including the most up-to-date nomenclature for all species and cultivars pictured, the software includes unique sign-making features perfect for nursery use. The high-resolution photographs are printable in five sizes and can be grouped together for personal lists or note-taking. Identification quizzes allow any user to master hydrangea naming.

Viburnums

Flowering Shrubs for Every Season

Author: N.A

Publisher: Timber Press (OR)

ISBN: 0881928534

Category: Gardening

Page: 262

View: 3832

Looks at viburnums, plants which frequently bear fruits and are versatile shrubs, examining their, appeal, planting, pruning, maintenance, and landscape use.

The Timber Press Encyclopedia of Flowering Shrubs

Author: Jim Gardiner

Publisher: Timber Press

ISBN: 1604693959

Category: Gardening

Page: 436

View: 7227

Rich attributes including vibrant color, fragrance, and sheer variety of form make flowering shrubs the most rewarding of garden plants, but this vast group with its scores of tempting plants — including abutilons, camellias, viburnums, and witch hazels — requires careful navigation. Leading expert on woody plants Jim Gardiner has distilled several decades of knowledge and experience into The Timber Press Encyclopedia of Flowering Shrubs, an incomparable pictorial reference of hardy shrubs that excel in temperate-zone gardens. This highly illustrated guide (with 2000 high-quality images) features more than 1700 plants organized alphabetically by botanical name and readily accessed using the common name index. Gardiner has chosen the best flowering shrubs for gardeners, from the Abelia, Buddleja, and Camellia to the Xanthoceras, Yucca, and Zanthoxylum. Essential horticultural notes accompany each entry and include expected height and spread after 10 years, season of flowering, preferred position, soil and pruning requirements, USDA hardiness zone rating, and more. With wise selection and care, flowering shrubs can be the making of a garden irrespective of its size, location, or the time of year. This important new book is the essential reference on the subject that no discerning horticulturist, landscape designer, or gardener should consider being without.

Manual of Woody Landscape Plants

Their Identification, Ornamental Characteristics, Culture, Propagation and Uses

Author: Michael Dirr

Publisher: Stipes Pub Llc

ISBN: 9780875638003

Category: Gardening

Page: 1187

View: 4235

A reference guide to the identification and culture of over 1,600 species and over 7,800 cultivars of woody landscape plants. Includes bibliography, common name and scientific index.

An Encyclopædia of Trees and Shrubs

Being the Arboretum Et Fruticetum Britannicum Abridged: Containing the Hardy Trees and Shrubs of Britain, Native and Foreign, Scientifically But Popularly Described; with Their Propagation, Culture, and Uses in the Arts... Abridged from the Large Edition in Eight Volumes, and Adapted for the Use of Nurserymen, Gardeners, and Foresters...

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category:

Page: 1163

View: 8590

An Encyclopaedia of Trees and Shrubs

Being the Arboretum Et Fruticetum Britannicum Abridged : Containing the Hardy Trees and Shrubs of Britain, Native and Foreign, Scientifically and Popularly Described ; with Their Propagation, Culture, and Uses in the Arts ; and with Engravings of Nearly All the Species ; Abridged from the Large Edition in Eight Volumes, and Adapted for the Use of Nurserymen, Gardeners, and Foresters

Author: John Claudius Loudon

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Botany

Page: 1162

View: 6972

Reference Sources for Small and Medium-sized Libraries, Eighth Edition

Author: Jack O'Gorman

Publisher: American Library Association

ISBN: 0838912125

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 312

View: 3133

Focusing on new reference sources published since 2008 and reference titles that have retained their relevance, this new edition brings O’Gorman’s complete and authoritative guide to the best reference sources for small and medium-sized academic and public libraries fully up to date. About 40 percent of the content is new to this edition. Containing sources selected and annotated by a team of public and academic librarians, the works included have been chosen for value and expertise in specific subject areas. Equally useful for both library patrons and staff, this resource Covers more than a dozen key subject areas, including General Reference; Philosophy, Religion, and Ethics; Psychology and Psychiatry; Social Sciences and Sociology; Business and Careers; Political Science and Law; Education; Words and Languages; Science and Technology; History; and Performing Arts Encompasses database products, CD-ROMs, websites, and other electronic resources in addition to print materials Includes thorough annotations for each source, with information on author/editor, publisher, cost, format, Dewey and LC classification numbers, and more Library patrons will find this an invaluable resource for current everyday topics. Librarians will appreciate it as both a reference and collection development tool, knowing it’s backed by ALA’s long tradition of excellence in reference selection.

Landschaft konstruieren

Materialien, Techniken, Bauelemente

Author: Astrid Zimmermann

Publisher: Birkhauser

ISBN: 9783035604627

Category: Architecture

Page: 536

View: 6999

Landschaft konstruieren ist ein systematisch gegliedertes Grundlagenwerk zur technisch-konstruktiven Freiraumplanung mit allen relevanten Themen von den gangigen Materialien und Oberflachen uber die Konstruktion von Freiraumelementen bis hin zur Pflanzenverwendung. Ziel ist die fachgerechte Ausfuhrungsplanung durch Landschaftsarchitekten und Architekten sowie die fundierte Vorbereitung von Ausschreibungen."

The Reference Manual of Woody Plant Propagation

From Seed to Tissue Culture : a Practical Working Guide to the Propagation of Over 1100 Species, Varieties and Cultivars

Author: Michael Dirr,Charles W. Heuser

Publisher: Timber Press

ISBN: 9780942375091

Category: Science

Page: 410

View: 8292

Compiled by two distinguished professors of horticulture, The Reference Manual of Woody Plant Propagation is a must for professionals and students of horticulture. Over 1,100 species and their propagation requirements by seeds, cuttings, grafting and budding, and tissue culture are discussed in exhaustive detail. Essentially a recipe book for making more trees and shrubs, this reference is a high-level how-to.

Esaus Pflanzenanatomie

Meristeme, Zellen und Gewebe der Pflanzen - ihre Struktur, Funktion und Entwicklung

Author: Ray Franklin Evert,Katherine Esau,Susan E. Eichhorn

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter

ISBN: 3110205920

Category: Science

Page: 507

View: 8433

Das Werk bietet einen umfassenden Uberblick uber das aktuelle Grund- und Forschungswissen im Bereich der Anatomie der Pflanze. Fur Studierende leicht verstandlich dargestellt, werden Struktur, Funktion und Entwicklung des Pflanzenkorpers beschrieben und analysiert. Das Buch folgt dabei einem logischen Aufbau und beschreibt die Zellen und Gewebe ausgehend vom Protoplasten, uber die Zellwand, Meristeme und Leitgewebe bis zu den sekretorischen Strukturen und dem Periderm. Neueste wissenschaftliche Erkenntnisse und Forschungsmethoden werden in dem Buch gebundelt und aus Sicht molekularer, interdisziplinarer und vergleichender Ansatze beschrieben. Ein Standardwerk auf dem Gebiet der systematischen und okologischen Pflanzenanatomie. umfassend, modern, leicht verstandlich exzellente Abbildungen didaktische Darstellung durch renommierte Autoren unfangreiche Literaturliste"

The Vermont Gardener's Companion

An Insider's Guide to Gardening in the Green Mountain State

Author: Henry Homeyer

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 1493022121

Category: Gardening

Page: 224

View: 5398

The Vermont Gardener's Companion tells how to get the most out of Vermont’s short gardening season and details how readers can use organic methods to improve soil, deal with diseases and pests, and get better results with their plants in a state where “winter temperatures plunge far below zero and rocks left by the glaciers pop out of the ground each spring like bread from hyperactive toasters.” With good humor and a natural teacher’s gift for explanations, Henry Homeyer makes gardening fun and readily accessible to all.

Drop City

Roman

Author: T.C. Boyle

Publisher: Carl Hanser Verlag GmbH Co KG

ISBN: 3446239685

Category: Fiction

Page: 528

View: 5133

Boyles grandiose Geschichte einer Hippie-Kommune, die von Kalifornien nach Alaska zieht, mit allen berechenbaren und unberechenbaren Folgen. "Drop City" ist der Roman einer naiven und idealistischen Generation, die das Lebensgefühl von vielen von Grund auf verändert und bis auf den heutigen Tag geprägt hat. Satirisch, realistisch, skurril.

Armitage's Garden Perennials

A Color Encyclopedia

Author: Allan M. Armitage

Publisher: Timber Press (OR)

ISBN: 9780881924350

Category: Gardening

Page: 323

View: 7518

Provides descriptions and illustrations for perennials in 136 genera