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23/11/2021

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AA Publishing -  Garden Photographer of the Year
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Cover: Hardback
Comments: ,  (RRP £25), New
Price: £(GBP)15.00
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Beckett, Carr & Stevens -  The Contained Garden
A large part of the book is related to the design and uses of containers, and the rest a dictionary of the most suitable plants, mainly illustrated with colour paintings. 8 ¾ x 8 ½ 1992 Frances Lincoln 168 pages
 
Cover: Softcover
Comments:  (RRP £9.99), New
Price: £(GBP)5.00
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View larger image of 'The Art of Nature Photography'Benvie, Niall -  The Art of Nature Photography
Whilst the pace of technology inevitably makes whatever is published in books quickly out of date, the principles of what makes an attractive picture remain the same and this book gives a wide range of guidance to those who wish to improve their results. A wide range of natural history subjects are covered including plants and it is attractively illustrated to show the approaches in practice to inspire you to achieve as good results! 2000 11 x 8 ¼ 160 pages
 
Cover: Softcover
Comments: ,  (RRP £14.99), New
Price: £(GBP)10.00
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Brittain, Julia -  Hillier Plants, People & Places
A compact reference book with over 700 entries giving concise information on over 700 entries. 2006 8 ½ x 5 ½ 192 pages
 
Cover: Softcover
Comments: , Fold to back cover (RRP £9.99), New
Price: £(GBP)6.50
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Conder, Susan -  Variegated Plants
After an introduction to their background and usage, the plants are then considered by type(perennials, grasses etc), all well illustrated with colour photos. 1994 Timber Press 9 ¾ x 10 191 pages
 
Cover: Softcover
Comments:  (RRP £17.99), New
Price: £(GBP)10.00
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View larger image of 'Courtyard and Patio Plants'Courtier -  Courtyard and Patio Plants
Covers all aspects of this method of growing plants, from planning through containers, suitable plants and cultivation, all in an attractively presented style. 112 pages 2000 Cassell 10 ½ x 8 ¼
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments:  (RRP £14.99), New
Price: £(GBP)7.50
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View larger image of 'Digital Plant Photography'Davies, Adrian -  Digital Plant Photography
For those who would like to improve their photography of plants and gardens this book starts with the equipment available, field and studio techniques, processing pictures, advanced techniques and ideas for subjects and projects. Many good size colour photos. 2013 10 ¾ x 8 ½ 176 pages
 
Cover: Softcover
Comments:  (RRP £19.99), New
Price: £(GBP)10.00
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View larger image of 'Photographing Plants and Flowers'Davies, Paul Harcourt -  Photographing Plants and Flowers
A very attractively produced book with many wonderfully reproduced colour photos which will inspire you to try yourself! Even if you’re not in to photography you’ll enjoy the wide range of fabulous pictures all well reproduced. Covers the technical aspects of photography as well as the many locations and subjects for practising it. 160 pages 2002 11 x 8 ½
 
Cover: Softcover
Comments:  (RRP £14.99), New
Price: £(GBP)10.00
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View larger image of 'Top 100 Star Plants'de Thame -  Top 100 Star Plants
An attractively colour photo illustrated personal selection of her favourite plants, grouped by plant type. 144 pages 2002 11 ¼ x 10 ¼
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments:  (RRP £20), New
Price: £(GBP)10.00
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Elliott - Selected by, Charles -  The RHS Treasury of Flowers
This book brings together a very wide selection of poetry and prose about plants and flowers from Shakespeare through Farrer and Bowles to Moore and Roethke, and complemented with an equally wide range of Botanical Illustrations matched to the writing drawn from the RHS library 2006 8 ¼ x 5 ½ 144 pages
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: , Slight wear to the dust jacket (RRP £12.99), New
Price: £(GBP)8.00
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FitzGerald & Robson -  Irish Gardens
An account of 20 of Ireland’s most attractive and interesting gardens, well illustrated with many good colour photos and a “3D” plan. 1999 12 x 9 ½ 224 pages
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: , New
Price: £(GBP)15.00
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Fitzharris, Tim -  Close-Up Photography in Nature
Sorry no description available - if you'd like to know more about this book then please ask.
 
Cover: Softcover
Comments:  (RRP £12.95), New
Price: £(GBP)9.50
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View larger image of 'The Truth about Garden Remedies'Gillman, Jeff -  The Truth about Garden Remedies
In spite of the cover design this is a quality Timber Press book in which a Professional Horticultural Researcher looks at traditional practices and considers the evidence for their effectiveness or otherwise and how to use the best of practises. 2006 9 x 6 212 pages
 
Cover: Softcover
Comments:  (RRP £6.99), New
Price: £(GBP)5.00
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Guinness & Knox -  Garden your way to Health and Fitness
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Cover: Softcover
Comments: , Cover faults (RRP £14.99), New
Price: £(GBP)7.50
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Hobbs & McDonald, David -  The Jewel Box Garden
A highly visual approach which gives numerous ideas of details people can use to create impact and interest in their gardens, with 160 good size and quality colour photos. 2004 10 x 10 176 pages
 
Cover: Softcover
Comments: Slight bump to one corner (RRP £17.99), New
Price: £(GBP)8.00
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Jacobsen, W B G -  The Ferns and Fern Allies of Southern Africa
A detailed account of the popular plants with introductory sections on their distribution, ecology and plant communities they are found in before giving a key to families and genera which are then described in some detail and illustrated with black and white photos. 1983 11 ½ x 8 ½ 542 pages
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: Slight wear to the edge of the dust jacket, and the first 40 pages have had some water staining to a bottom corner - the pages haven't stuck together but there is some discolouring and wrinkling., Second hand book – please see important information
Price: £(GBP)100.00
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View larger image of 'A Master Guide to The Art Of Floral Design'Jong-Stout & Sigur -  A Master Guide to The Art Of Floral Design
A highly visual book showing the results which can be achieved and the techniques to accomplish them. 2002 10 x 10 230 pages
 
Cover: Softcover
Comments:  (RRP £19.99), New
Price: £(GBP)13.50
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Joyce -  Foliage
Sub titled “Dramatic and subtle leaves for the garden”, this is a personal selection by the author of those plants that he thinks give a wide range of colours and effects, very well illustrated with colour photos. 160 pages 2001 10 ¾ x 8 ¾
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: , New
Price: £(GBP)13.50
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View larger image of 'The Adventurous Gardener'Lloyd, Christopher -  The Adventurous Gardener
His approach to experimentation and questioning accepted wisdom, written by one of our greatest gardeners. 248 pages plus 8 pages of photos. 1983 8 ¾ x 5 ¾
 
Cover: Softcover
Comments: Compact softcover edition,  (RRP £12.99), New
Price: £(GBP)9.50
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Cover: Card
Comments: Unobtrusive yellow remainder mark, New
Price: £(GBP)10.00
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View larger image of 'Plants for the Future'Malitz -  Plants for the Future
Whilst we have had the benefit of many fine hybrids, there are still many possibilities, especially wide crosses, which might now be possible with the new techniques which are becoming available. The author lets his imagination wander around the tempting possibilities. 224 pages plus 44 pages of colour photos. 1996 Timber Press 9 ¼ x 6 ¼
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments:  (RRP £25), New
Price: £(GBP)8.00
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Matthews, Clare -  How does your Garden grow - Great Gardening for Green-fingered Kids
Sorry no description available - if you'd like to know more about this book then please ask.
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: , Slight wear to dust jacket (RRP £16.99), New
Price: £(GBP)10.00
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View larger image of 'Gregor Mendel - Planting the seeds of Genetics'Mawer, Simon -  Gregor Mendel - Planting the seeds of Genetics
Recounts the life of Mendel, and how he came to discover the basics of genetics, and follows the story through to the current day knowledge and uses of the technology. 2006 10 ½ x 7 ½ 176 pages
 
Cover: Softcover
Comments: , , New
Price: £(GBP)10.00
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Cover: Hardback
Comments: , Very minor wear to dust jacket (RRP £16.95), New
Price: £(GBP)12.50
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McIndoe, Andrew -  Living Lawns
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Cover: Softcover
Comments: , Slight wear to the cover (RRP £4.99), New
Price: £(GBP)3.00
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View larger image of 'Botanic Gardens - Modern-Day Arks'Oldfield, Sara -  Botanic Gardens - Modern-Day Arks
Take a trip around the world from your armchair with someone who has been at the forefront of conservation and appreciate what is being done to conserve plants in many botanic gardens and locations. Cacti & Succulents appear along with the wide range of plants there are to fascinate us. All well illustrated with colour photos. 2010 10 ½ x 9 240 pages
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: Slight wear to dust jacket (RRP £24.99), New
Price: £(GBP)12.50
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Paul & Rees -  The Water Garden
A good basic introduction to designing, installing and planting ornamental pools and natural water features. 1986 8 ¾ x 8 ¾ 168 pages
 
Cover: Softcover
Comments: , Slightly bumped (RRP £9.99), New
Price: £(GBP)6.00
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Phan Van Lit & Lew Buller -  Mountains in the Sea - The Vietnamese Miniature Landscape Art of Hon Non Bo
Want to try something completely different? Then how about trying these miniature landscapes based on the Vietnamese landscape, often incorporating rock features. Includes information on the scenery of Vietnam and the history of development of this style, along with practical advice and design ideas. 10 ½ x 7 ½ Timber Press 2001 232 pages.
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: Very slight wear to dust jacket (RRP £25), New
Price: £(GBP)10.00
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Raven, Sarah -  The Bold and Brilliant Garden
With an introduction by Christopher Lloyd, this book admirably shows in words and colour photos the glorious effects that can be achieved from the author’s approach. 11 ¼ x 9 1999 Frances Lincoln 168 pages
 
Cover: Softcover
Comments: Slight wear to dust jacket (RRP £15.99), New
Price: £(GBP)13.00
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View larger image of 'Dangerous Garden'Stuart, David -  Dangerous Garden
This book looks at how the relationship between humans and plants has developed over time, for better or worse. 2004  208 pages  10 ½ x 8
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: , Slight wear to dust jacket (RRP £25), New
Price: £(GBP)10.00
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Tang, Yang,& Matcharakorn -  Cycads of Thailand
A modest but attractively produced booklet on the plants, with descriptions, colour photos and distribution maps. 1997 8 ½ x 5 ½ 34 pages
 
Cover: Softcover
Comments: , , New
Price: £(GBP)12.00
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Taylor, Patrick -  Gardens of Britain & Ireland - Eyewitness Companion
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Cover: Plastic
Comments:  (RRP £14.99), New
Price: £(GBP)8.50
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Thompson, Peter -  Self-Sustaining Garden
The author, formerly head of the Physiology Department at Kew, takes us through his approach to more successful and easier gardening by trying to align what is grown to the location, and to use techniques which minimise the need for pesticides and improve the soil. Well illustrated with colour photos and sketches. Based on his experiences in the UK and wide travelling around the world looking at how the plants grow. 200710 x 7 ¾ 192 pages
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: ,  (RRP £16.99), New
Price: £(GBP)12.50
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Ward, Bobby -  A contemplation upon flowers - Garden Plants in Myth & Literature
The end product of many years work, a very wide range of plants are covered. 1999 9 x 6 446 pages
 
Cover: Softcover
Comments: ,  (RRP £14.99), New
Price: £(GBP)9.50
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