A complete and practical guide to growing and collecting these architectural evergreen plants and using them to stunning effect in the garden.
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This is a paperbound reprint of a 2000 work written by the president of the UK Bamboo Society. Coverage includes natural history, cultivation, propagation, and varieties and their characteristics. Appendices address: terms, nurseries, societies, nomenclature changes, and publications (few). A good book for the beginner. Some 70 good color photos and 15 line drawings support the text. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)From the Publisher:
The Gardeners Guide to Growing Temperate Bamboos offers a valuable guide both to gardeners seeking the best performers for different landscape situations and for specialists interested in the detail behind the plant. If you choose your species carefully, there is no danger from running roots or excess size. All will find fascinating information about the history of bamboos, the botanical sophistication of the plants design, and tips for finding and growing the more unusual species. The book is illustrated with superbly detailed photographs and illustrations, showing minute variations in structure, which are excellent aids to identification
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Descrizione libro David & Charles & Timber Press, 2000. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria 715308599
Descrizione libro David & Charles & Timber Press, 2000. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria 0715308599