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14/01/2017

Hort, Pests etc

Bowes, Bryan -  A Colour Atlas of Plant Propagation and Conservation
A somewhat different book on propagation in that it considers aspects such as population genetics and differences between populations as well as the influence of mycorrhizae, fire, in vitro techniques as well as more common subjects. 1999 10 ¼ x 7 ¾ 224 pages
 
Cover: Softcover
Comments: , , Second hand book – please see important information
Price: £(GBP)20.00
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View larger image of 'The Pruning of Trees, Shrubs and Conifers - Second Edition'Brown & Kirkham -  The Pruning of Trees, Shrubs and Conifers - Second Edition
The original classic of 1972 by Brown has been updated for both techniques and nomenclature by Kirkham, and explains the principles of pruning, and in relation to the various growth forms and prevention of disease, before looking at specific needs of particular genera. 2004 9 ¼ x 7 ¼ 338 pages
 
Cover: Softcover
Comments: , Very slight wear to the cover (RRP £14.99), New
Price: £(GBP)9.00
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Cover: Softcover
Comments: ,  (RRP £14.99), New
Price: £(GBP)10.00
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View larger image of 'Plant Propagation A-Z'Bryant, Geoff -  Plant Propagation A-Z
A practical book on the subject, which starts by explaining the basics and then goes through a wide range of the more popular plants explaining what to do, when and how. Well illustrated. 2004 10 x 7 ½ 224 pages
 
Cover: Softcover
Comments:  (RRP £14.99), New
Price: £(GBP)10.00
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Buczacki, Stefan -  Plant Problems - Prevention & Control
A more popular style of book than his “Pests, Diseases and Disorders of Garden Plants “, more aimed at the general gardener who wants to sort out the everyday problems. Well presented and illustrated. 2000 9 ¾ x 7 ½ 224 pages
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments:  (RRP £20), New
Price: £(GBP)10.00
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Cover: Hardback
Comments:  (RRP £20), Second hand book – please see important information
Price: £(GBP)7.50
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Clarke & Toogood -  The Complete Book of Plant Propagation
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Cover: Softcover
Comments: , , Second hand book – please see important information
Price: £(GBP)6.50
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View larger image of 'IPM for Gardeners'Cloyd, Nixon & Pataky -  IPM for Gardeners
Explains what plants need, and conversely what pests and diseases requires to get a grip on plants before looking at the strategies of how to achieve healthy pest free plants with the minimum of undesirable chemicals. 2004 9 ¼ x 6 ¼ 204 pages plus 48 pages of colour photos
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: ,  (RRP £19.99), New
Price: £(GBP)12.00
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Ellis Entwistle & Walkey -  Pests and Diseases of Alpine Plants
Published by the Alpine Garden Society, this is a very detailed look at all aspects of the problems encountered in their cultivation. For the brave hearted! 1993 9 ¾ x 6 ½ 320 pages plus 28 pages of colour photos
 
Cover: Laminated Illustrated Hard cover
Comments: , Second hand book – please see important information
Price: £(GBP)15.00
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Halliwell -  Propagation of Alpines and Dwarf Bulbs
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Cover: Hardback
Comments: , , Second hand book – please see important information
Price: £(GBP)7.50
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Harkness -  Seedlist handbook
An impressive work which is the accumulation of many years work documenting in a concise manner the key features of plants which have appeared in the major alpine plant societies seed lists, and the works in which to find further information. 1986 11 x 8 ½ 428 pages
 
Cover: Softcover
Comments: , Some folds to the cover, Second hand book – please see important information
Price: £(GBP)10.00
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Lloyd & Rice -  Garden Flowers from Seed
A "Conversation" between these two renown authors about their experiences. 276 pages plus 24 pages of colour photos 1991 9 ¼ x 5
 
Cover: Softcover
Comments: , , Second hand book – please see important information
Price: £(GBP)5.00
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Cover: Hardback
Comments: , Second hand book – please see important information
Price: £(GBP)7.50
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McMillan Browse, Philip -  RHS Plant Propagation
Originally published in 1979, this updated edition gives the basics on an extremely wide range methods of propagation for all type of plants, and illustrated with diagrams and sketches, by the person responsible for the plantings at Heligan and Eden. 1999 9 x 6 ¼ 191 pages
 
Cover: Softcover
Comments: 1992 edition, , Second hand book – please see important information
Price: £(GBP)4.00
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Mikolajski -  How to get rid of Garden Pests & Diseases
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Cover: Softcover
Comments: , , New
Price: £(GBP)10.00
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View larger image of 'Plant Pruning A-Z'Muller, Jon -  Plant Pruning A-Z
A practical book on the subject, which starts by explaining the basics and then goes through a wide range of the more popular plants explaining what might be done when and how. Well illustrated. 2004 10 x 7 ½ 160 pages
 
Cover: Softcover
Comments:  (RRP £14.99), New
Price: £(GBP)8.00
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Sanders -  Garden Foes
No date – 1930’s edition? Character book, first published 1911, with separate sections on Flowers, Fruit and Vegetables illustrated with sketches, B&W photos and quite a few colour illustrations. 7 ¼ x 4 ¾ 368 pages
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: No DW, Second hand book – please see important information
Price: £(GBP)10.00
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Smith, Miranda -  The Plant Propagator's Bible
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Cover: Softcover
Comments: , Fold across front cover (RRP £14.99), New
Price: £(GBP)10.00
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Thompson, Peter -  Creative Propagation - Second edition
The revised, updated and greatly expanded edition of the highly regarded original. The author was Head of Physiology at Kew, a nurseryman and founder of “The Gardening School”, and bases his techniques on what plants naturally do. Unsurpassed. 2005 9 ¼ x 7 359 pages
 
Cover: Plastic
Comments: ,  (RRP £17.99), New
Price: £(GBP)13.50
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Toogood editor -  RHS Propagating Plants
In usual Dorling Kindersley fashion this is a well presented book which gives both written and visual indication how to propagate a wide range of plants. 1999 10 ¾ x 7 ¾ 320 pages
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: , Slight wear to dust wrapper, Second hand book – please see important information
Price: £(GBP)15.00
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Wheeler, Chris & Valerie -  Success with Cuttings
Covers the basics of how to take cuttings and why they work, and then goes through a wide range of plants by type explaining how to approach each in detail, illustrated with many colour photos. 2003 9 ¾ x 7 ¼ 160 pages
 
Cover: Softcover
Comments:  (RRP £12.95), New
Price: £(GBP)10.00
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