The World Of Northern Evergreens

Author: E. C. Pielou
Publisher: Cornell University Press
ISBN: 9780801494246
Size: 68.92 MB
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Describes different species of evergreens, explains the impact of fire, wind, snow, clear-cutting, and air pollution on them, and looks at forest plants and animals

Where Would I Be In An Evergreen Tree

Author: Jennifer Blomgren
ISBN: 9781570617539
Size: 77.55 MB
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Details the ecosystem and life cycle of an evergreen tree, which supports a vast array of plants and animals, through rhythmic text and pastel drawings.

Gardening With Conifers

Author: Adrian Bloom
Publisher: Firefly Books
ISBN: 9781770859081
Size: 78.25 MB
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"Covers virtually every aspect of conifer use and culture in a format accessible to horticultural students and home gardeners alike ... Magnificently highlighted by more than 250 striking color photographs ... Conifers are showcased in their full glory as richly textured, brilliantly colored, and subtly structured plants deserving of a spot in every garden." -- Booklist Fifteen years after this review, we present a revised and expanded edition of this highly acclaimed reference. Among the changes is the addition of a foreword by Michael A. Dirr, author of such classics as Dirr's Hardy Trees and Shrubs: An Illustrated Encyclopedia. New content and updates are found in "Why Conifers?," "The Magic of Conifers," "A Closer Look at Conifers" and in the detailed practical section, "Growing Conifers in Your Garden." This edition features the author's comprehensively revised Directory of 600 conifers, so current that it includes Wollemia nobilis, a two million-year-old species only recently found and genetically identified, and available at a select few nurseries. Other new features are "Conifers that Grow on You" and "The Mauergarten Story," which chronicles the author's design of the garden at one of Germany's premiere nurseries. Comprehensive in scope and lavishly illustrated, the book includes a directory of more than 600 conifers and expert advice on: Size and growth rates, Canada/USA hardiness ratings Site and soil preferences Planting, maintenance and propagation Pruning, pests and diseases Dwarf conifers and ground covers Conifers in containers, moving conifers, and more. Gardening with Conifers is a thorough and beautiful guide to coniferous trees and shrubs of the world available to North American gardeners. Stunning color photographs show conifers young and old in a variety of environments, from small gardens to many-acred gardens. It reveals the magic that conifers bring to a garden and how they create structure and balance for year-round visual interest and color.

Complete Atlas Of The World 2nd Edition

Author: DK
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 146540130X
Size: 43.84 MB
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DK's highly regarded, eye-catching, and comprehensive cartography is presented in classic form in this fully updated geographic tome, the second edition of Complete Atlas of the World. All maps enjoy a full double-page spread, maximizing the space for geographic information. The continents are broken down into 330 carefully selected map areas reflecting a meaningful division of the modern world. A section on thought-provoking global topics and an index of 100,000 placenames support the core atlas. This atlas is has been structured into four sections. The first section is a world overview, containing a stimulating series of global thematic maps which explore Earth's place in the universe, its physical forms and processes, the living world, and the human condition. The second section comprises the main atlas, examined in a series of 330 maps, including more than 100 city plans. In section three, all 195 countries of the world are presented along with up-to-date geopolitical facts. In the fourth and final section, a clearly styled index of all 100,000 placenames is provided.

Explorer S Guide Washington Second Edition Explorer S Complete

Author: Denise Fainberg
Publisher: The Countryman Press
ISBN: 0881509744
Size: 50.76 MB
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Provides a resource to the landscapes of Washington; features coverage of such regions as Puget Sound, Mount St. Helens, and the Columbia River Gorge, in a guide complemented by recommendations for lodging, dining, and shopping.

Wildflowers Of Wyoming Second Edition

Author: Diantha States
Publisher: Lulu Press, Inc
ISBN: 1483430820
Size: 27.22 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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Wyoming is home to a host of spectacular wildflowers which collectively are unique to the Rocky Mountain West. In their extensive Wyoming travels, Diantha and Jack States photographed over 325 of the most common and showy wildflowers that inhabit vegetation zones from prairie, steppe, foothills, montane, subalpine to alpine. They are presented in this 2nd edition of their full color field guide that includes thumbnail photos of flowers by color and shape for ease of identification. Also included is a key to plant families with line drawings of 16 of those most commonly encountered families. Thus this guide is useable and appropriate for flower enthusiasts at all levels of experience.

Blueberries 2nd Edition

Author: Jorge B Retamales
Publisher: CABI
ISBN: 1780647263
Size: 62.90 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Blueberry cultivation has increased dramatically as production has shifted into new regions. Blueberries are now widely available as food and also processed to be used in medicine and pharmaceuticals for their antioxidant properties. This new and updated edition covers the major topics of interest to blueberry breeders and researchers including botany, physiology, nutrition, growth regulation, photosynthesis, environment, weeds, pests, diseases and postharvest management. The main focus is on the most important cultivated species, the highbush blueberry, although information on other blueberries and related species is also provided. It is an essential resource for soft fruit researchers, extension workers, academics, breeders, growers, and students.

Autumn Leaves

Author: Ronald M. Lanner
Publisher: Northword Press
Size: 67.40 MB
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Describes the trees of the eastern and central United States and Canada and explains their place in the ecosystem.

Harpercollins Student World Atlas 2nd Edition

Author: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd.
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0061793760
Size: 23.98 MB
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The HarperCollins Student World Atlas contains ninety-two pages of reference maps complemented by highly illustrated coverage of major world issues and geography. Topics, which include climate and weather, the oceans, population, the world economy, and health and communications, are presented through satellite images, photographs, graphics, and detailed statistics. The comprehensive index contains over 45,000 place names and includes special gazetteer-style entries providing information about selected places and geographical features around the world.

North American Wildland Plants Third Edition

Author: James Stubbendieck
Publisher: U of Nebraska Press
ISBN: 1496200918
Size: 42.65 MB
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North American Wildland Plants contains descriptions of the salient characteristics of the most important wildland plants of North America. This comprehensive reference assists individuals with limited botanical knowledge as well as natural resource professionals in identifying wildland plants. The two hundred species of wildland plants in this book were selected because of their abundance, desirability, or poisonous properties. Each illustration has been enhanced with labels pointing to key characteristics to facilitate the identification of unknown plants. Each plant description includes plant characteristics, an illustration of the plant with enlarged parts, and a general distribution map for North America. Each species description includes nomenclature; life span; origin; season of growth; inflorescence, flower or spikelet, or other reproductive parts; vegetative parts; and growth characteristics. Brief notes are included on habitat; livestock losses; and historic, food, and medicinal uses. This third edition contains additional refinements in the nomenclature, distribution, illustrations, and descriptions of plants.