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Hollies For Gardeners

Bailes, Christopher

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ISBN 10: 0881927740 / ISBN 13: 9780881927740
Verlag: Timber Press, 2006
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Cloth, dj, F/F. 287pp, 160 colour illustrations, 2 maps, index, a fine copy in a fine dustjacket. New. Detailed horticultural guide to the useof the Holly [ Ilex ] in the garden as a plant to provide structural and foliage interest. The wide variety of plant types, foliage and shape in the genus Ilex mean that the plants are very adaptive to many uses in garden designs. 900 grams. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 30555

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Titel: Hollies For Gardeners

Verlag: Timber Press

Erscheinungsdatum: 2006

Einband: Hardcover

Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Dust Jacket Included

Auflage: 1st edition..

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Inhaltsangabe:

Richly enshrouded in legend and superstition, valued for a wide variety of uses and prized by gardeners, hollies have always been part of our lives and gardens. Now they are enjoying a peak of popularity as gardeners wake up to their huge diversity of form, foliage and fruit, marvel at their adaptability, and appreciate the wide variety of situations in which they can be used. There is a holly for every temperate region of the world, and Christopher Bailes celebrates American, European, Chinese and Japanese hollies in equal measure, providing detailed planting advice and illustrating his account with vivid photographs. This account will inspire gardeners everywhere to discover how hollies, old and new, can enhance our gardens and landscapes.

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A much-needed book for gardeners. . . . This new book, both far-reaching and scholarly, brings the rich and varied skeins of the genusIlexinto enviable order. Plantsman

For greater detail, grab this comprehensive, colorfully photographed guide to the hollies. Lexington Herald-Leader

A classy, surprisingly entertaining guide to the astonishingly diverse world of hollies. There are master gardeners who'd love to get this as a gift. Winnipeg Free Press

Packed with color photos, cultural information and possibilities for using hollies in the landscape. The Seattle Times

This guide to the history, lore, and growing of hollies is one that will be enjoyed year-round if it convinces you to plant even a single member of the holly species. Seattle Post-Intelligencer

This book is a fine reference for professional and amateur gardeners. . . . Bailes proves that there is a holly for every garden. Quincy Patriot Ledger

What shines out, as much as the bright berries and glistening foliage of his photographs, is Chris Bailes's personal experience with hollies, his reading of the available literature, and his consultations with other experts in the field. International Dendrology Society Yearbook

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"A much-needed book for gardeners. . . . This new book, both far-reaching and scholarly, brings the rich and varied skeins of the genus Ilex into enviable order." --Plantsman

"For greater detail, grab this comprehensive, colorfully photographed guide to the hollies." --Lexington Herald-Leader

"A classy, surprisingly entertaining guide to the astonishingly diverse world of hollies. There are master gardeners who'd love to get this as a gift." --Winnipeg Free Press

"Packed with color photos, cultural information and possibilities for using hollies in the landscape." --The Seattle Times

"This guide to the history, lore, and growing of hollies is one that will be enjoyed year-round if it convinces you to plant even a single member of the holly species." --Seattle Post-Intelligencer

"This book is a fine reference for professional and amateur gardeners. . . . Bailes proves that there is a holly for every garden." --Quincy Patriot Ledger

"What shines out, as much as the bright berries and glistening foliage of his photographs, is Chris Bailes's personal experience with hollies, his reading of the available literature, and his consultations with other experts in the field." --International Dendrology Society Yearbook

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