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Oxford Botanic Garden A Guide
ISBN: PB: 9781851245208, Bodleian Library Publishing, June 2019
80 pp., 21.8x21.8 cm, 60 colour illus.
Oxford Botanic Garden has occupied its central Oxford site next to the river Cherwell continuously since its foundation in 1621 and is the UK's oldest botanic garden. The birthplace of botanical science in the UK, it has been a leading centre for res...
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£5,99
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Compost Teas for the Organic Grower
ISBN: PB: 9781856233279, Permanent Publications, April 2019
256 pp., 20x17 cm, photos, diagrams
This book will teach you everything you need to know about feeding your garden, orchard or smallholding with homemade and chemical-free "teas". It is packed with recipes for creating nutrient-rich, healthy soil, to give you healthy plants and ecosyst...
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£14,95
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Edible Paradise How to Grow Herbs, Flowers, and Vegetables in Any Space
ISBN: PB: 9781856233255, Permanent Publications, April 2019
240 pp., 24.6x18.9 cm, photos
Learn how to create your own no dig, organic garden with permaculture design and techniques. Vera's 15 years of experience as a no dig gardener provides a vast amount of knowledge on growing fruit, vegetables, herbs and flowers. The book is divided i...
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£16,00
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Sex on the Kitchen Table The Romance of Plants and Your Food
ISBN: PB: 9780226574899, ISBN: HB: 9780226574752, University of Chicago Press, October 2018
208 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 13 line drawings, 6 tables
At the tips of our forks and on our dinner plates, a buffet of botanical dalliance awaits us. Sex and food are intimately intertwined, and this relationship is nowhere more evident than among the plants that sustain us. From lascivious legumes to hor...
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£14,00
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£56,00
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Decorative Terrariums 47 Beautiful Ideas Created with Succulent, Air Plants, Moss and Orchid
ISBN: PB: 9784865051391, Nippan IPS, June 2018
128 pp., 18.5x23.2 cm, 200 colour and back&white illus., language: English
It is said that Terrariums date back to London in the 19th century. They were originally used to protect plants or small animals in an isolated environment during long-distance transportation. Currently they are popular items for ornament, decoration...
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£14,99
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Petit Bonsai
ISBN: PB: 9784405085640, Nippan IPS, May 2018
128 pp., 18.6x23.3 cm, 130 colour and back&white illus., language: English / Japanese
It is an English-Japanese bilingual book of "petit bonsai" introduction showing how to make and grow bonsai trees. The author is a bonsai specialist owning a popular bonsai store, Sinajina, in Jiyugaoka. Starting with basic bonsai terms, the book wit...
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£24,99
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Discoveries in the Garden
ISBN: PB: 9780226531663, ISBN: HB: 9780226531526, University of Chicago Press, March 2018
288 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 93 halftones, 30 line drawings, 3 tables
Every square inch of soil is rich with energy and life, and nowhere is this more evident than in the garden. At the tips of our trowels, a sun-driven world of microbes, insects, roots, and stems awaits – and it is a world no one knows better than Jam...
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£19,00
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£56,50
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Vertical Gardens
ISBN: PB: 9781921024924, New Holland Publishers, March 2018
342 pp., 26.6x21.7 cm, colour illus.
Do you have limited space but love the idea of a lush green garden on your balcony, your rooftop or your courtyard? Vertical Gardens is the ideal low maintenance, space-saving, water-smart solution! Vertical gardening is a fun, creative way to grow p...
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£14,99
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What's Bonsai?
ISBN: PB: 9784074189175, Nippan IPS, November 2017
128 pp., 24x18 cm, 300 colour and black&white illus., language: English / Japanese
Bonsai is a Japanese art form using trees grown in containers. It is the tradition which dates back over a thousand years, but lately Bonsai is loved and enjoyed by a lot of non-Japanese people. This book is the definitive guide to Bonsai and covers...
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£29,99
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Cool Plants for Cold Climates A Garden Designer's Perspective
ISBN: PB: 9781602233256, University of Alaska Press, August 2017
256 pp., 25.4x20.3 cm, 338 colour illus.
A cold climate is no excuse for a dull, colorless garden. The key is knowing the right plants that will survive and thrive in even the chilliest environments. Who better to guide gardeners than an expert from the far north? Award-winning designer and...
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