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Trees

An Illustrated Identifier and Encyclopedia

Author: Tony Russell

Publisher: Lorenz Books

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Category: Trees

Page: 256

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A comprehensive visual directory of trees from around the world, with more than 800 illustrations.

Trees of the World

An Illustrated Identifier and Encyclopedia

Author: Tony Russell

Publisher: Hermes House

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Category: Nature

Page: 256

View: 871

An authoritative and expert directory of the tree species of the world, comprising an illustrated identifier with detailed descriptions and winter and summer profiles, and a fascinating introduction to the tree, its parts and life-cycle, all shown with 800 artworks and photographs.

The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Trees of Britain & Europe

Author: Tony Russell

Publisher: Lorenz Books

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Category: Nature

Page: 256

View: 740

The ultimate reference guide and identifier to more than 700 of the most spetacular trees, with over 500 specially commissioned artworks and photographs.

Trees of the World

An Illustrated Encyclopedia and Identifier

Author: Tony Russell

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Category: Trees

Page: 511

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Trees of the World

An Illustrated Encyclopedia and Identifier

Author: Tony Russell

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Trees

Page: 511

View: 153

"The ultimate reference guide and identifier for more than 1300 of the most spectacular, best-loved and unusual trees around the globe. Provides a valuable insight into the life cycle of the tree; the role the constituent parts such as bark, trunk, leaves and flowers play in its development; and the many different environments in which trees thrive. Each entry contains the tree's growth habits, average height, leaf size and shape, flower and pollination details, texture of bark, needle length, bud development, fruit colour and dimensions. Includes illustrations of winter and summer profiles, together with details for each tree, such as buds, leaves, flowers, bark, cones, nuts or needles. Contains 3000 specially commissioned watercoulours, maps and photographs." -- Back cover.

The World Encyclopedia of Trees

A Reference and Identification Guide to 1300 of the World's Most Significant Trees

Author: Tony Russell

Publisher: Lorenz Books

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Category: Nature

Page: 512

View: 747

A beautifully illustrated reference guide to trees across the globe, in a substantially updated new large-format edition.

PUBLIC GARDEN MANAGEMENT: A GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE

Author: BIJAN DEHGAN

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

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Category: Gardening

Page: 442

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“Public Gardens Management: A Global Perspective” provides essential information about public gardens and what is involved in designing, managing, and maintaining one. Although suitable as a textbook, its audience will include anyone with direct or peripheral responsibility for administration or supervision of a complex organization that requires scientific knowledge as well as public relations and business acumen. It may also prove useful for homeowners, for there is no fundamental difference between growing plants in a public garden or a home garden, a fact reflected in the extensive reference citations. The topic is multidisciplinary and as old as the beginning of human civilization when the concept of mental and physical restoration was realized by early man while he/she was in a natural but well-ordered garden environment. Thus began the art of garden making. Many volumes have been written on every applicable subject discussed in this and similar publications. Indeed the voluminous literature on history, design, horticulture, and numerous related subjects is nothing short of overwhelming. Accordingly, anyone involved in management of public gardens, whether as a director or area supervisor, and irrespective of the type and size of such facility, would have to have familiarity with various aspects of garden organization and administration. However, despite the enormous number and diversity of such publications there are very few books that deal with the multiplicity of the topics in such a manner as to be practical in approach and cover most relevant and unified issues in a single book. These volumes provide the essential background information on plants, animals, management, maintenance, fundraising and finances, as well as history, art, design, education, and conservation. They also cover a host of interrelated subjects and responsible organization of such activities as creating a children’s garden, horticultural therapy, conservatories, zoological gardens, and parks, hence, administration of multidimensional public gardens. Nearly 500 full color plates representing illustrations from gardens in more than 30 countries are provided to assist and guide students and other interested individuals with history and the fundamental issues of public garden management. The 15 chapters begin with the need for public gardens, types of public gardens, historical backgrounds, as well as design diversity. Numerous quotations are included from many garden lovers, landscape architects, philosophers, and others. The author’s primary aim in writing this book was based on the confidence that a relevant reference, between the encyclopedic nature of some and the specific subject matter of others, could be used to provide fundamental information for management of public as well as private gardens. The boundary between botanical and zoological gardens and parks is no longer as distinct as it once was. In part it is because a garden is not a garden without plants and in part it has become apparent that for all practical intents and purposes all animals need plants for their survival. Visitors of zoological gardens expect to see more than just animals; zoos are landscaped grounds. Moreover, most communities find it financially difficult to simultaneously operate a botanical garden or an arboretum as well as a zoological garden and city parks. A number of public gardens are currently referred to as “botanical and zoological garden.” Population density and the public’s desires and expectations, as well as financial requirements, are among the reasons for some major city parks, such as Golden Gate in San Francisco, Central Park in New York City, and Lincoln Park in Chicago which integrate botanical or zoological divisions as well as museums and recreational facilities. While this book attempts to provide basic principles involved in public garden management, it does not claim to be a substitute for broader familiarity

The New Encyclopedia of American Trees

Author: Tony Russell

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Category: Trees

Page: 256

View: 350

An authoritative guide to 575 native trees of the U.S.A., Canada, Central and South America. Includes illustrations and distribution maps.

Trees

An Illustrated Identifier and Encyclopedia

Author: Tony Russell

Publisher:

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Category: Trees

Page: 256

View: 572

A well illustrated tree encyclopedia with information on types, distribution, and identification.

Trees & Forests, A Colour Guide

Biology, Pathology, Propagation, Silviculture, Surgery, Biomes, Ecology, and Conservation

Author: Bryan G. Bowes

Publisher: CRC Press

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Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 288

View: 736

Trees are one of the dominant features of our existence on earth and play a fundamental role in the environment. This book gives the reader an overview and understanding of trees. Subject areas covered include ecology and conservation, tree anatomy and evolution, pathology, silviculture, propagation, and surgery. The different chapters cover trees from various world habitats, from northern boreal and montane coniferous forests to tropical and subtropical rainforests. The book is fully illustrated throughout with the highest quality color photos and is invaluable to professionals and students in plant science, plant biology, ecology, and conservation and to those working in forestry and arboriculture.

Best Plants for New Mexico Gardens and Landscapes

Keyed to Cities and Regions in New Mexico and Adjacent Areas. Revised and Expanded Edition.

Author: Baker H. Morrow

Publisher: UNM Press

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Category: Gardening

Page: 304

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First published in 1995, this invaluable guide to the trees, shrubs, ground covers, and smaller plants that thrive in New Mexico’s many life zones and growing areas is now available in a long-awaited new edition. Landscape architect Baker H. Morrow considers the significant factors that impact planting in New Mexico—including soil conditions, altitude, drought, urban expansion, climate change, and ultraviolet radiation—to provide the tools for successful gardens and landscapes in the state. Added photographs and sketches identify the forms and uses of plants, including many new species that have become widely available in the region since the 1990s. The latest recommendations for specific cities and towns include more photos for ease of reference, and botanical names have also been updated. With ingenuity and efficient water management, Morrow demonstrates how to create landscapes that provide shade, color, oxygen, soil protection, windscreening, and outdoor enjoyment.

William Gladstone

New Studies and Perspectives

Author: Roland Quinault

Publisher: Routledge

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Category: History

Page: 368

View: 912

William Ewart Gladstone (1809-98) was the outstanding statesman of the Victorian age. He was an MP for over sixty years, a long serving and exceptional Chancellor of the Exchequer and four times Prime Minister. As the leader of the Liberal party over three decades, he personified the values and policies of later Victorian Liberalism. Gladstone, however, was always more than just a politician. He was also a considerable scholar, a dedicated Churchman and had a range of interests and connections that made him, in many respects, the quintessential Victorian. Yet important aspects of Gladstone's life have received relatively little recent attention from historians. This study reappraises Gladstone by focusing on five themes: his reputation; his representation in visual and material culture; his personal life; his role as an official; and the ethical and political basis of his international policies. This collection of original, often multidisciplinary studies, provides new perspectives on Gladstone's public and private life. As such, it illustrates the many-sided nature of his career and the complexities of his personality.

The Complete Book of Trees of Britain and Europe

The Ultimate Reference Guide and Identifier to 550 of the Most Spectacular, Best-Loved and Unusual Trees

Author: Tony Russell

Publisher: Southwater Pub

ISBN:

Category: Nature

Page: 256

View: 500

This is a comprehensive identification reference to over 500 of the most important and best-known trees of Britain and Europe.

Encyclopedia of Society and Culture in the Medieval World

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Category: Civilization

Page: 1256

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The four-volume Encyclopedia of Society and Culture in the Medieval World provides readers with comprehensive coverage of the medieval world, from the fall of Rome to the European Renaissance, including Western and non-Western cultures and civilizations. Following an introduction that outlines the history of the major centers of civilization, this authoritative set features 71 alphabetical entries that explore specific topics such as architecture, economy, art, and the military, followed by subsections on Africa, the Americas, Asia, Europe, and the Islamic World. These insightful entries, including 12 on "major" topics with more in-depth coverage, allow readers to compare and contrast events in different areas of the world with ease. Key articles are supported by primary source documents, and a list of further reading complements each entry. More than 200 black-and-white photographs, maps, and sidebars accompany the text, and a glossary, chronology, general bibliography, and comprehensive index round out this accessible set.--Publisher information.

The Complete Book of Trees of Britain & Europe

The Ultimate Reference Guide and Identifier to 550 of the Most Specatacular, Best-loved and Unusual Trees, With 1600 Specially Commissioned Illustrati

Author: Tony Russell

Publisher: Lorenz Books

ISBN:

Category: Nature

Page: 256

View: 230

An authoritative and detailed encyclopedia of trees, with a scientific introduction and fully illustrated throughout.

Master Tree Finder

A Manual for the Identification of Trees by Their Leaves

Author: May Theilgaard Watts

Publisher: Nature Study Guild Publishers

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Category: Nature

Page: 58

View: 907

Guide to identifying native (and some widely introduced) trees of U.S. and Canada east of the Rocky Mountains. Organized as a dichotomous key, the book leads the user through a series of simple questions about the shape or appearance of different parts of a tree. Includes 161 species. Illustrated with line drawings. The small (6" by 4") format fits in pocket or pack to take along on a hike.

Winterreise

Author: Franz Schubert

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Page: 9

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Collins Complete Guide to British Trees

A Photographic Guide to Every Common Species

Author: Paul Sterry

Publisher: Harpercollins Pub Limited

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Category: Gardening

Page: 320

View: 664

An essential guide to every species of tree found in the British Isles outside of arboretums This easy-to-use guide covers the 360 species of tree that are found in Britain & Ireland. Each species is covered in detail with information on how to identify, whether from a leaf, twig, bark or whole tree, plus extra information on where the tree grows (including a map), how high they grow, what uses the tree is used for and its unique history. Every species is also comprehensively illustrated with photographs of every useful feature - bark, leaf, seed, flower, twig and whole tree. Sample identification section: Silver Birch Betula pendula (Betulaceae) height to 26m A slender, fast-growing deciduous tree with a narrow, tapering crown when young and growing vigorously. Older trees acquire a weeping habit, especially if growing in an open, uncrowded situation.

Wo die wilden Kerle wohnen

Author: Maurice Sendak

Publisher:

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Category: Fantasy fiction

Page: 40

View: 318

Der kleine Max lässt sich ganz allein zum Land der wilden Kerle treiben. Er wird der Wildeste von allen und sie machen ihn zu ihrem König. (ab 4)

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