The Protea Book

Titre : The Protea Book
Auteur : Lewis J. Matthews
Éditeur : Timber Press (OR)
ISBN-13 : 0881925535
Libération : 2002

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A spectacular guidebook offering advice on cultivation, propagation, garden uses, and commercial cut flower production.

Protea

Titre : Protea
Auteur : Lewis J. Matthews
Éditeur :
ISBN-13 : 0824856708
Libération : 2016-06-01

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The proteas (Proteaceae) are a large and ancient plant family of Gondwana origins with an impressive diversity of flower and form, and an intriguing distribution pattern throughout mainly the Southern Hemisphere. In his spectacular photography, Lewis J. Matthews has captured the stunning beauty and unique characteristics of a broad range of cultivated species and cultivars. Some are well known while others are either new introductions or lesserknown examples considered to be worthy of wider cultivation. For inclusion in Protea, Matthews has chosen a broad selection of the best species and varieties, many of which are very dramatic and have not been seen in print before. They are certain to inspire readers to grow them in their gardens where climate and soils are suitable. Since his last publication, The Protea Book, in 2002, there have been numerous outstanding new hybrids introduced to cultivation, many of extraordinary beauty. The stunning hybrid leucospermums ("Pins"), bred at the University of Hawai'i's Research Station on Maui is a prime example of the successful work being carried out by plant breeders. In this volume, a multitude of related species and new varieties are described and illustrated: from the giant king protea of South Africa to the spidery grevilleas of Australia; from the delicious macadamia nut of Queensland to the unusual New Zealand rewarewa (Knightia); from the richly colored New South Wales waratah to the dainty blushing bride (Serruria) of South Africa's Cape; from the beautiful South American Lomatia ferruginea to subtly colored Australian examples. In climates unsuitable for growing, the flowers are often imported and featured in exotic, long-lasting floral arrangements; brightening home decor in harsh winters. Even gardeners who are unable to cultivate these unique plants will enjoy being fascinated by the incredible variation of form and color depicted in this beautiful book. Whether for the home gardener, commercial flower grower, or nursery professional, this outstanding, lavishly illustrated book provides a valuable reference tool and gives a fresh look at both proteas that are well known, as well as those that are recent arrivals on the scene. Chapters include comprehensive advice on growing requirements, propagation, uses in garden situations, which ones attract birds, cut-flower production-all facets of protea are covered in this very extensive guide.

Protea

Titre : Protea
Auteur : Colin Paterson-Jones
Éditeur : Struik
ISBN-13 : 1770075240
Libération : 2007-01-01

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'Protea' is a spectacular introduction to the fascinating protea family in southern Africa. The book covers all of the protea groups, their origins, distribution, and the habitats and regions in which they occur.

The Proteas of Southern Africa

Titre : The Proteas of Southern Africa
Auteur : John P. Rourke
Éditeur :
ISBN-13 : CORNELL:31924002022931
Libération : 1982

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John P. Rourke A été écrit sous une forme ou une autre pendant la plus grande partie de sa vie. Vous pouvez trouver autant d'inspiration de The Proteas of Southern Africa Aussi informatif et amusant. Cliquez sur le bouton TÉLÉCHARGER ou Lire en ligne pour obtenir gratuitement le livre de titre $ gratuitement.

Sasol proteas

Titre : Sasol proteas
Auteur : Tony Rebelo
Éditeur :
ISBN-13 : STANFORD:36105112288761
Libération : 2001-12-01

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Tony Rebelo A été écrit sous une forme ou une autre pendant la plus grande partie de sa vie. Vous pouvez trouver autant d'inspiration de Sasol proteas Aussi informatif et amusant. Cliquez sur le bouton TÉLÉCHARGER ou Lire en ligne pour obtenir gratuitement le livre de titre $ gratuitement.

The Protea Boys

Titre : The Protea Boys
Auteur : Tea Cooper
Éditeur :
ISBN-13 : 1771012293
Libération : 2014-03-21

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Georgie can run but she can't hide from the man who stalks her dreams and throws her ordered life into a tailspin. Emotional entanglement is not on Georgie Martin's to do list. She has turned her back on her sophisticated Sydney lifestyle, determined to renovate her parents old flower farm and her shattered ego. However, the challenges prove more than she bargained for until a madcap scheme comes to fruition and the Protea Boys are born. The team of efficient, well-tapered six-packs solve her farming problems, but their leader presents a different kind of challenge - their first spark of attraction ignites a passion she cannot ignore. Tom Morgan likes his women "pretty and entertaining," not "efficient and driven," but the threat of being co-opted as a wine waiter or worse, chef in his brother's restaurant encourages him to take up what he sees as the highly amusing challenge of managing the Protea Boys. It is the perfect distraction while he waits for a new assignment - or so he thinks until he realizes he has found the one woman he cannot run away from.

Gardening on the Edge

Titre : Gardening on the Edge
Auteur : Peter Clough
Éditeur : Alison Hodge Publishers
ISBN-13 : 0906720338
Libération : 2004

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The subject of this book is gardening. The publishers have provided no further information on this title.

The Heinemann Book of South African Short Stories

Titre : The Heinemann Book of South African Short Stories
Auteur : Denis Hirson
Éditeur : Heinemann
ISBN-13 : 0435906720
Libération : 1994

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The issue of apartheid pervades this vibrant collection of 27 South African short stories written between 1945 and 1992.

The Protea Growers Handbook

Titre : The Protea Growers Handbook
Auteur : Lewis J. Matthews
Éditeur :
ISBN-13 : CORNELL:31924073942561
Libération : 1993

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Lewis J. Matthews A été écrit sous une forme ou une autre pendant la plus grande partie de sa vie. Vous pouvez trouver autant d'inspiration de The Protea Growers Handbook Aussi informatif et amusant. Cliquez sur le bouton TÉLÉCHARGER ou Lire en ligne pour obtenir gratuitement le livre de titre $ gratuitement.

The Floral Artist s Guide

Titre : The Floral Artist s Guide
Auteur : Pat Diehl Scace
Éditeur : Cengage Learning
ISBN-13 : 0766815722
Libération : 2001-01-01

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This comprehensive resource serves as a pictorial guide to over 500 different types of cut flowers, foliage, and dried materials for all levels of floral designers. It offers a complete guide to the botanical and common names, pronunciation, family name and related flowers, colors and availability, and the unique properties of each flower. This valuable guide includes information from such sources as the Holland Flower Council, California Cut Flower Commission, and the Society of American Florists. This beautiful full-color flower guide will inspire creativity in all designers who use flowers as a medium. ALSO AVAILABLE - INSTRUCTOR SUPPLEMENT: Image Library (ISBN# 0-7668-1573-0). Call Customer Support to Order.