Growing Roses In Cold Climates

Author: Richard Hass
Publisher: U of Minnesota Press
ISBN: 0816675937
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Describes both traditional and newer methods of winter protecting roses in cold climates, offering an expanded catalog of rose plants, profiles of major clases of roses, and instructions to achive ideal growing conditions.

Growing Perennials In Cold Climates

Author: Mike Heger
Publisher: McGraw-Hill
ISBN: 9780809229437
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Offers advice on selecting and caring for over 1,700 varieties of perennials that thrive in colder climates, including dividing, transplanting, cutting, drying, and companion planting

Tree And Shrub Gardening For Minnesota And Wisconsin

Author: Don Engebretson
Publisher: Lone Pine Pub.
ISBN: 9781551054834
Size: 38.48 MB
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The Renegade Gardener, Don Engebretson, and his sidekick Don Williamson once again serve up a generous portion of gardening experience and know-how in order to save you needless expense and worry. 'Tree and Shrub Gardening for Minnesota and Wisconsin' dem

Physiology Of Woody Plants

Author: Theodore T. Kozlowski
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 0080538975
Size: 37.32 MB
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This completely revised classic volume is an up-to-date synthesis of the intensive research devoted to woody plants. Intended primarily as a text for students and a reference for researchers, this interdisciplinary book should be useful to a broad range of scientists from agroforesters, agronomists, and arborists to plant pathologists, ecophysiologists, and soil scientists. Anyone interested in plant physiology will find this text invaluable. Includes supplementary chapter summaries and lists of general references Provides a solid foundation of reference information Thoroughly updated classic text/reference

Cold Climate Gardening

Author: Lewis Hill
Publisher: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 9780882664415
Size: 75.77 MB
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Early and late frosts, arctic winds, and inhospitable terrain are just a few of the obstacles facing those who garden in the colder regions of North America. Author Lewis Hill has spent a lifetime gardening in northern Vermont, and his system for how to garden more and better in a short growing season is thoroughly covered in this comprehensive guide. With Cold-Climate Gardening, gardeners in cold regions will discover how to grow more food, landscape more effectively, protect vulnerable plantings, warm up the soil earlier, choose species that will thrive, and much more.

Texas Getting Started Garden Guide

Author: Mary Irish
Publisher: Garden Guides
ISBN: 1591865522
Size: 22.55 MB
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Full-color plant photos and complete step-by-step growing instructions for the native plants of Texas.

Diseases Of Shade Trees Revised Edition

Author: Terry A. Tattar
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 032313999X
Size: 25.11 MB
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This revised edition maintains the clear, nontechnical format of the first, and covers the infectious diseases of shade trees, the major pathogens that cause them, and noninfectious diseases and their agents. Special topics include nonpathogenic conditions, disease diagnosis, and tree injection and implantation. Comprehensive disease control protocols, a detailed discussion of disease diagnosis, and tree diseases of the western and southern United States are among the useful additions to this widely used text and reference. This is an essential book for arboriculturists and students of aboriculture. Only text available that deals exclusively with the diseases of shade trees Emphasizes abiotic problems of shade trees, which account for most of the losses in the urban environment

Orchids Of Minnesota

Author: Welby Richmond Smith
Publisher: U of Minnesota Press
ISBN: 1452902550
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Orchids are often thought of as rare, fragile "objets d'art," existing only in steamy tropical forests or in the greenhouses of the well-to-do. In fact, orchids occur worldwide from the arctic tundra to Tierra del Fuego. Minnesota is the home of 43 native species of orchids, and Orchids of Minnesota is the only book devoted specifically to their life history and study. Orchids occur in every county in Minnesota and in essentially every terrestrial habitat type. Both a field guide and an illustrated flora of scholarly quality, Orchids of Minnesota includes a section on the biology of orchids (morphology, ecology, and geographical distribution), a key to the orchid genera and species, and a description of each of the state's 43 species. Welby R. Smith offers comprehensive descriptions and information on the specific habitat of each species and interesting facts of its natural history. In addition, the book provides a detailed line drawing and photograph, a North American range map, and a Minnesota county distribution map for each species. Although regional in its focus, Orchids of Minnesota will be of interest to both national and international audiences. The detailed pen-and-ink drawings by Vera Ming Wong are beautifully executed and botanically accurate, revealing that even the most common orchid species are uncommon when compared to other plants.

Dirr S Trees And Shrubs For Warm Climates

Author: Michael Dirr
Publisher: Timber Press
ISBN: 9780881925258
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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.