The Field Guide to the Succulent Euphorbias of southern Africa by Alma Moeller and Rolf Becker is a pioneer publication on euphorbias in southern Africa. It is a beautifully illustrated, full colour identification guide that makes it easy for the layperson as well as anybody interested in the flora of southern Africa to identify a particular species.
A celebration of a beloved and uniquely British garden style featuring cottage gardens from around the country.
Features gardens created by famous writers including Thomas Hardy, Virginia Woolf and Beatrix Potter.
Succulents and rockery plants have become very popular for their ease of cultivation, spectacular diversity of shapes and sizes, striking colours, and waterwise characteristics. This scientifically accurate guide is aimed at assisting gardeners and horticulturalists to identify commonly used species from all over the world.
Divided into chapters covering Flowers, Food, Containers, Design and a miscellaneous 'Something For the Weekend' section, this title helps you make the small gardens and tackle open spaces, to attract ladybirds and slugs as an organic army to fight flies and aphids, and to grow the plumpest, juiciest fruits and vegetables on your doorstep.
Grow your own is a comprehensive guide providing practical guidelines that will teach you how to fully utilise your garden (large or small) by means of alternative as well as traditional growing methods. The recommendations aren’t limited to the more ordinary plants, either.
Backyard Farming- Growing Herbs for Food and Medicine is your one-stop guide for growing and utilizing herbs in your life. Intended to serve as a comprehensive primer for first-time gardeners, detailed illustrations and informative photographs help to eliminate confusion and ease new homesteaders into the world of backyard farming. Growing Herbs for Food and Medicine includes not only instructions on planting, but goes into detail the many different kinds of ways to use herbs such as marinades
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PLANT-BASED MEDICINE FOR A CALMER, HEALTHIER LIFE
It's easy to turn to the pharmacy when we're stressed, sick or feeling under the weather, but what if you turned to your garden instead?
In this accessible and easy to use manual, horticultural expert, former Gardener's World presenter and Guardian columnist, Alys Fowler, shows how to take control of your health by adopting a more natural lifes
The 2005 Pyramid Bonsai Basics sold over 55, 500 copies Each year, many thousands of Bonsai trees are imported from either China, Japan and other Far-Eastern countries to satisfy the gift market. In the UK there are many clubs and nurseries dedicated to Bonsai offering classes and workshops for a growing number of enthusiasts.