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Gardening- House plants and Pot plants.- Mary Ward Books

Gardening- House plants and Pot plants. Used Books - Here are the latest additions to the Gardening- House plants and Pot plants. category of the Mary Ward Used Books catalogue


Alpine Garden Plants (Colour S) by Ingwersen, Will


Comments: pristine - probably unread.. Format: Paperback. Pages: 168.

Cacti and succulents; (A Concise guide in colour) by Rudolf Subík


265 pages Alternate pages full coloured illustrations .Very clean and good condition

All About House Plants by William Davidson


191 pages , illustrated overall - how to grow and display houseplants. Price corner removed

The Art of Growing Miniature Trees, Plants and Landscapes: Japanese Bonsai and Bonkei by Tatsuo Ishimoto


W Heffer and Sons 1956: first edition blue cloth hardcover in dust jacket approximately 7 by 9.2 inches tall: 143 pages black and white photographic illustrations throughout. Synopsis : Detailed instructions on growing miniature trees and creating miniature landscapes (Bonsai and Bonkei) based on a process evolved by the author. The contents include an appraisal of the history of bonsai growing in Japan and America; the nature of bonsai; suitable trees; Japanese classification of miniature trees; the natural shape and characteristics of trees; the importance of the container ; where to obtain the tree; choice and preparation of the container; removing a tree from the nurserymen's container; planting; creating miniature landscapes; spreading and reaching; shaping a tree with wire; pruning and pinching; changing form; care and maintenance; hints on growing: -- juniper,cedar, cyprus, pyracantha, maple, fast-growing shrubs, holly, hawaiian fern- root, ivy, boxwood etc ; on using driftwood and rocks, single and double trunks: nursery bargains; and baby bonsai. Condition dust jacket worn, partly discoloured, and repaired: endpapers darkened from age ; hardcover and hardcover and contents clean and good

Orchids for Everyone by Brian Williams


Treasure Press, 1985 reprint: hardcover in dust jacket: approximately 9 x 12 inches tall: 206 pages including index: colour illustrated throughout. Synopsis: A practical guide to the home cultivation of over 200 varieties of orchids, compiled in two parts. Part one details the botanical features of orchids, their evolution, distribution and history of cultivation. A practical section explains the process of growing orchids successfully in a wide range of situations including the greenhouse and cellar; and gives advice on heating, ventilation, watering, compost, propagation, pest control, simple breeding and seed raising, exhibiting and corsage -making. The second part of the book is a guide to the major groups of orchids suitable for beginners and amature growers. Sections on Cattleyas, Cymbidiums, Dendrobiums, Odontoglossums, Paphiopedilums, Phalaenopsis, Vandas and Species are included ; as is specific cultural advice with a section on suitable orchids for trouble-free growing. The text, written by a team of orchid specialists,with Principal author, Brian Williams and Consultant, Jack Kramer, is supported by detailed drawings and 300 colour photographs Condition : dust jacket edges worn and with small repairs: pages slightly rippled: overall clean and good.

Cacti, Succulents and Tropical Plants (Golden Hands S) by Hayden, Nicky


Comments: price cut from dust cover -small area of discolouration on first page otherwise clean and undamaged. Format: Board book. Pages: 88.

The Care Of House Plants by David Longman


195 pages , copious illustrations. 1983 Book club reprint in Good condition. Dust cover edges slightly stressed.

100 Great Houseplants by John Evans


Kyle Cathie Ltd. 1994: board book : 128 pages including index: colour illustrated through out: Photographs by Jaqui Hurst: Illustrations by Sally Maltby. Synopsis Extensively illustrated in colour, this is a guide to species of houseplants that have become popular in the last few years, as well as new varieties of older plants that have been improved to be healthier, longer-flowering and more vigorous. The book details each plant's natural habitat, its requirements in the house, the problems most commonly associated with it, and propagation. There is also a design section which recommends plants for difficult areas such as bathrooms, dark corners and draughty corridors, and a list of gardening centres throughout the United Kingdom Contents. Introduction: Foliage Plants: Bromeliads: Ferns: Flowering plants: Index. Condition : Pristine - as new.

Beginners Guide to Pot Plants by Cooper, W E Shewell-


Comments: price corner cut from inside dust cover . Format: Hardcover. Pages: 201.

World Encyclopaedia of Indoor Plants and Flowers by Schwarz, Douglas


Comments: invisible mend to edge of dust cover , price corner removed . small area of tipex to end paper.. Format: Hardcover. Pages: 192.

Hanging Baskets, Window Boxes and Patios (Know How S ) by Green, Madge


Comments: small repair to dust cover lower spine otherwise clean and very good Pages: 120.

The New Terracotta Gardener: Creative Ideas from Leading Gardeners by Jim Keeling


Headline; 1993: hardback in dust jacket; 176 pages including index; colour illustrated . Condition: as new.

Cactiand Other Succulents by Lieut- General Sir Oliver Leese


Ebury Press 1964; hardback no dust jacket; ;112 pages ; colour photograph illustrations; cover slightly aged; contents very clean and good

Success With House Plants by Readers Digest Edition
480 pages covering more than 2000 species and varieties with 1500 illustrations -more thn 750 in full colour . 1979 Hodder and Stoughton edition in very good condition