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Titel: Native Trees, Shrubs, and Vines for Urban ...
Verlag: Van Nostrand Reinhold
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Auflage: 1st Edition.
The Text Is Clean With No Remarks Or Highlights. In Very Good Condition. Hardcover With A Dust Jacket. 819 Pages. Third Printing.Large Heavy Books May Need More Payment For Overseas Delivery. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 036074
Inhaltsangabe: This guide covers over 250 major species--by asthetic character, culture requirements, and ecology--and presents essential design information through scale illustrations.
Umschlagtext: Native Trees, Shrubs, and Vines for Urban and Rural America A Planting Design Manual for Environmental Designers Gary L. Hightshoe As environmental designers strive to maintain the ecological context of the landscapes they design, they are turning more and more to native plantings. Native plantings are hardier than more exotic imports, requiring less care. They mesh better with other natural elements of a landscape, such as soils, climate, and wildlife. And, popular misconceptions about their scraggly, disorganized look aside, they can be used to create stunning design effects. Until now, however, landscape designers had to search through many sources to find the native trees, shrubs, and vines appropriate to their particular environmental conditions as well as to the effect they want to achieve. This comprehensive volume puts all the information needed to choose native plantings in one handy reference source. The book is divided into two parts, Trees and Shrubs and Vines, with each part further divided into two sections. The first describes different factors normally considered in selecting plantings, classifying over 250 woody plants by these characteristics. Classifications include:
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