6 edition of Gardening with Conifers found in the catalog.
January 19, 2007
by Firefly Books
Written in English
|Contributions||Adrian Bloom (Photographer), Richard Bloom (Photographer)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||192|
This is the complete guide to coniferous trees and shrubs that are available to the North American gardener. Stunning color photographs show conifers used in a variety of environments, from small gardens to magnificent estates. Gardening with Conifers reveals the unexpected magic that conifers can bring to every garden and the many roles they can play in creating structure and balance for year. Large conifers grow more than 12 inches per year, the majority reaching 15 feet tall or greater. Photo by Carol Collins. Excerpt from the article An Inspiring Design for Continuous Color from the January/February issue of Fine Gardening magazine (No. ).
Please refer to Blooms Best for further information and Adrian Bloom’s most recent book Blooms Best Perennials and Grasses (etc.) The All Seasons Bed at Foggy Bottom in September. Both younger and mature specimens of conifers have been interplanted with heathers and ornamental grasses. A book recently available in this country is ''Conifers for Your Garden,'' (Sachets Floraisse, ) by Adrian Bloom, another well known nurseryman from Bressingham, England.
'Conifers that Grow on You' is a new feature, as is the chapter, 'The Mauergarten Story', which chronicles the author's design of the garden at one of Germany's premiere prehensive in scope and lavishly illustrated, the book includes a directory of more than conifers and expert advice on: * Size and growth rates; * Site and soil preferences. His most recent book is Designing with Conifers, available from Timber Press, publisher of his previous books: Conifers for Gardens and Timber Press Pocket Guide to Conifers. Richard contributes the 'Gardening Jouney' column monthly in Lancaster County Magazine. Send email to Richard at [email protected]
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Conifers are showcased in their full glory as richly textured, brilliantly colored, and subtly structured plants deserving of a spot in every garden.
(Carol Haggas Booklist ) [Review of previous edition:] Every serious garden book collection should include Gardening with Conifers by Adrian Bloom/5(43). Gardening with Conifers reveals the unexpected magic that conifers can bring to every garden and the many roles they can play in creating structure and balance for year-round visual interest and color.
Comprehensive in scope and lavishly illustrated, the book includes a directory of more than conifers and offers expert advice on/5(54). This book is a gorgeous, mouth-watering treatise on gardening with conifers. The photography accompanying the garden descriptions is spectacular with conifers shown in all kinds of light as well as different seasons.5/5(5).
Buy Gardening with Conifers First Edition First Printing by Bloom, Adrian, Bloom, Richard (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(46). Gardening with Conifers reveals the unexpected magic that conifers can bring to every garden and the many roles they can play in creating structure and balance for year-round visual interest and color.
Comprehensive in scope and lavishly illustrated, the book includes a directory of more than conifers and offers expert advice on:4/4(2). Not all conifers will appear This is a beautifully illustrated gardening book for exotic conifers.
The first half of the book provided a general overview on conifers, using conifers in your garden, and the story of the conifer collection at the Mauergarten garden in Germany/5.
Gardening with Conifers book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. A complete and highly acclaimed icently h /5. If you feel inspired to learn more about, and perhaps grow, conifers, you can read Adrian Bloom’s comprehensive book Gardening with Conifers. You can also visit the Bressingham Gardens and see the above conifers, and many more, for yourself.
Gardening with Conifers is a thorough and beautiful guide to coniferous trees and shrubs of the world available to British and European gardeners.
Stunning colour photographs show conifers young and old in a variety of environments, from small gardens to magnificent estates/5(8). In addition to enhancing mixed plantings, small conifers can be grouped with other conifers in eye-catching ways.
A simple combination of two dwarf conifers, such as a ‘Fat Albert’ blue spruce (Picea pungens ‘Fat Albert’, Zones 2–8) and a ‘Golden Mop’ sawara cypress (Chamaecyparis pisifera ‘Golden Mop’, Zones 4–8), looks more dynamic than a few sheared yews lined up against.
"A Firefly book"--Title page verso. Description: pages: colour illustrations ; 28 cm. Contents: The magic of conifers --A closer look at conifers --Conifers that grow on you --Growing conifers in your garden --The mauergarten story --Directory of some of the best conifers.
The book covers the main groups of conifers and describes a fair number of the more popular cultivars within each group. Not only is the book useful for describing the various conifers, but there is also useful info on the culture of conifers, pruning, transplanting, etc.
If you grow conifers, then this is one of the best conifer books to purchase. Gardening With Conifers (Book): Bloom, Adrian: Covers virtually every aspect of conifer use and culture in a format accessible to horticultural students and home gardeners alike Magnificently highlighted by more than striking color photographs Conifers are showcased in their full glory as richly textured, brilliantly colored, and subtly structured plants deserving of a spot in.
Get this from a library. Gardening with conifers. [Adrian Bloom; Richard Bloom, (Photographer)] -- A revised and expanded edition of this highly acclaimed reference. Among the changes is the addition of a foreword by Michael A.
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Free shipping for many products!Ratings: 1. The Kew Review Conifers of the World. even about a group so well studied as the conifers. I hope that this paper will meet these aims. book), has been growing rapidly in number : Aljos Farjon. Adrian Bloom explains how to make the best use of conifers in any garden landscape, large or small, and provides a directory of over of the best looking closely at their attributes - colour and texture, flowers and cones - Bloom reveals their wide diversity.
He describes and illustrates how conifers can be used in the garden, to provide balance and structure, and year-round 4/5(1).
One, featuring island plantings overflowing with ornamental trees and shrubs, sun and shade perennials, ground covers and bulbs, was featured in Adrian Bloom’s book, “Gardening With Author: Nancy Szerlag. Gardening with Conifers is actually several books in one: The casual reader might approach it as a coffee table book; the photography, by Adrian Bloom and his son Richard, is lush and richly detailed.
Even non-gardeners will be impressed by the colors and textures of cones and needles, especially in the extreme close-ups. They're beautiful. Explore our list of Gardening Techniques, Tools, & Tricks Books at Barnes & Noble®.
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