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Alpine Plants

View larger image of 'The Rock Garden Plant Primer'Grey-Wilson, Christopher -  The Rock Garden Plant Primer
The author has been closely associate with alpine plans for a great many years from a number of perspectives – editor of Alpine Gardening, academic, plant hunter and grower, and here he share his approach to growing them and suggest what he thinks the most appealing to grow, illustrated with colour photos. 2009 9 ½ x 7 ¾ 232 pages
Cover: Hardback
Comments: , Slightly bumped/wear to dust jacket (RRP £20), New
Price: £(GBP)10.00
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View larger image of 'Saxifrages'McGregor, Malcolm -  Saxifrages
This is a book for growers of these plants. Based on both seeing the plants in many of their habitats as well as cultivation, the author provides the best overview of the whole genus available. After brief introductory sections on the family taxonomy and habitat they are then covered by section, with information on their distribution, cultivation as well as describing species and many cultivars. Well illustrated with many colour photos. 2008 10 ½ x 7 ½ 384 pages
Cover: Hardback
Comments: , Slight edge damage to a few of the pages (RRP £35), New
Price: £(GBP)22.50
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Mineo, Baldassare -  Rock Garden Plants
Subtitled "A Color Encyclopedia" this book illustrates and describes nearly 1400 species arranged alphabetically. The author has been a noted Alpine Nursery Grower in the USA, 1999 284 pages 11 x 9
Cover: Hardback
Comments: , , New
Price: £(GBP)25.00
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View larger image of 'High and Dry'Nold, Robert -  High and Dry
Sub Title “Gardening with cold-hardy dryland plants” this book is written by a well known author who gardens in the interior west of the USA and gives the benefit of his experience of what grows well there by using local native garden worthy plants. The book could give useful ideas about what could be grown in cold greenhouses in Western Europe and other parts of the world. It also has significant sections and information on many plants which are popular but not widely covered in gardening literature, including Yuccas (24 pages) and hardy Cacti (44 pages), as well as shrubs, bulbs and the largest section on rock garden plants. A fascinating book well illustrated with many colour photos and the occasional painting. 2008 9 ¼ x 7 ¼ 420 pages.
Cover: Hardback
Comments:  (RRP £25), New
Price: £(GBP)25.00
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