- Gebundene Ausgabe: 444 Seiten
- Verlag: Timber Press (15. März 2007)
- Sprache: Englisch
- ISBN-10: 0881928194
- ISBN-13: 978-0881928198
- Größe und/oder Gewicht: 22,3 x 3,4 x 28,7 cm
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Encyclopedia of Garden Ferns (Englisch) Gebundene Ausgabe – 15. März 2007
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This comprehensive volume is a superb reference on the subject.
This comprehensive reference book, containing details on almost 1,000 ferns, is guaranteed to send committed pteridophiles into raptures. Add more than 700 enticing images, which often illustrate pleasing associations with other garden plants, or specimens in their native habitat, and the euphoria could easily spread to other gardeners. Matthew Biggs, "Gardens Illustrated" An indispensable addition to the bookshelf of every gardener, from the obsessed pteridophile to neophytes with a new-found fancy for fronds. C. Colston Burrell, "American Gardener" Olsen offers the perfect guide to garden-worthy ferns. Frank Ronan, "BBC Gardens" If you re a fern expert, this is an essential purchase for your home library. If you re a fern enthusiast who wants to learn more, this is the book for you, too. The information included in [this book] is both concise and comprehensive, and extremely readable. Karen Preuss, "Northwest Garden News" [Olsen] could have entitled her...book"Ferns for all Reasons and Seasons"because you ll be convinced you need many more of these ultimate foliage beauties after reading"Encyclopedia of Garden Ferns." Valerie Easton, "Seattle Times" Written for gardeners who want to know which ferns will grow best in their landscapes and how to care for them. Richard Churchill, "People Places Plants" Heavily illustrated with superb color photos...This volume is a definitive reference for ferns. "SciTech Book News" If you think one fern looks pretty much like another, this tome comprehensively demonstrates just how varied, versatile, and valuable ferns can be to any garden scheme. Lynette Walther, "Camden Herald" This may be the crown jewel of an excellent assembly of local books this year. If you are not a fan of ferns, Sue Olsen s infectious but informative style will convert you. Brian Thompson, "Washington Park Arboretum Bulletin" From its lush illustrations to its useful appendices this is a voluptuous volume, equally appealing to the fern maven or the aspiring gardener. Joan Eiger Gottlieb, "Hardy Fern Foundation Quarterly" "
Gardeners who seek an up-to-date, authoritative guide to the wealth of garden-worthy ferns available today will find none better than Sue Olsen. Drawing from four decades of experience as a fern specialist, Olsen leads the reader through every genus with horticultural merit, focusing primarily on the temperate species but also including tropical ones. The remarkably comprehensive plant directory presents succinct descriptions for nearly 1000 ferns from Acrostichum to Woodwardia, with habitat information, cultural recommendations, and help on plant identification. Chapters on the history, cultivation, propagation, and structure of ferns; a series of appendices highlighting plants mostly likely to thrive in various locations throughout the world and in special conditions; and lists (with contact information) of fern societies, places to see ferns, and specialty nurseries provide readers with everything they need to know to deepen their knowledge and appreciation of ferns. This expansive, well-organized reference is enriched with anecdotal insight and lavishly illustrated with 700 photographs.Alle Produktbeschreibungen
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