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All gardeners have favorite plants, but they often get stumped when it comes to knowing which plants to put beside those favorites. Confidence in which combinations work can mean the difference between a mediocre garden and one that sings. The Encyclopedia of Planting Combinations is the perfect tool to help gardeners create a stunning garden.

The book begins with the wide variety of wildlife that protects itself by blending into the environment. Military camouflage covers the first uses of camouflage to disguise artillery and ships and eventually individual soldiers. A comprehensive, historical guide features the various camouflage patterns issued to soldiers of 107 nations around the world. This inspiring planting guide features:

- More than 4,000 combinations for beautiful and successful plantings The use of camouflage outside of the armed forces first began in the 1960s by anti-war protestors. From there, camouflage was further explored by artists and designers. The book covers the uses of non-military camouflage in: - Over 1,000 plant descriptions with full color photographs and cultivation needs Fashion - Extensive information on suggested combinations and complementary plants, all fully cross-referenced Architecture - At-a-glance symbols Music - How to assess a site, choose plants and plant borders Sports - How to combine form, color, texture, size and foliage - How to combine plants according to location, soil, climate and seasons Film

Art and graffiti. With authoritative and imaginative text, superb photographs and hundreds of planting combinations, The Encyclopedia of Planting Combinations is an exciting sourcebook for gardeners of all experience levels.

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All gardeners have favorite plants, but they often get stumped when it comes to knowing which plants to put beside those favorites. Confidence in which combinations work can mean the difference between a mediocre garden and one that sings. The Encyclopedia of Planting Combinations is the perfect tool to help gardeners create a stunning garden.

This inspiring planting guide features: - More than 4,000 combinations for beautiful and successful plantings- Over 1,000 plant descriptions with full color photographs and cultivation needs- Extensive information on suggested combinations and complementary plants, all fully cross-referenced- At-a-glance symbols- How to assess a site, choose plants and plant borders- How to combine form, color, texture, size and foliage- How to combine plants according to location, soil, climate and seasons

With authoritative and imaginative text, superb photographs and hundreds of planting combinations, The Encyclopedia of Planting Combinations is an exciting sourcebook for gardeners of all experience levels.

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Guide to 4,000 color and planting schemes including shrubs and small trees, climbers, roses, perennials, bulbs and annuals.

Table of Contents

Hardiness zones — The art of combining plants — Shrubs and small trees — Climbers — Roses — Perennials — Bulbs — Annuals — Common plant names.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781552096239
Author:
Lawson, Andrew
Author:
Lawson, Andrew
Publisher:
Firefly Books
Location:
Toronto
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Flowers - General
Subject:
Perennials
Subject:
Landscape
Subject:
Gardens
Subject:
Plants, ornamental
Subject:
Color in gardening
Subject:
Companion planting
Subject:
Planting design.
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Revised
Series Volume:
10381
Publication Date:
July 1995
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
416
Dimensions:
11.87x9.42x1.49 in. 5.11 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , All gardeners have favorite plants, but they often get stumped when it comes to knowing which plants to put beside those favorites. Confidence in which combinations work can mean the difference between a mediocre garden and one that sings. The Encyclopedia of Planting Combinations is the perfect tool to help gardeners create a stunning garden.

This inspiring planting guide features: - More than 4,000 combinations for beautiful and successful plantings- Over 1,000 plant descriptions with full color photographs and cultivation needs- Extensive information on suggested combinations and complementary plants, all fully cross-referenced- At-a-glance symbols- How to assess a site, choose plants and plant borders- How to combine form, color, texture, size and foliage- How to combine plants according to location, soil, climate and seasons

With authoritative and imaginative text, superb photographs and hundreds of planting combinations, The Encyclopedia of Planting Combinations is an exciting sourcebook for gardeners of all experience levels.

"Synopsis" by , Guide to 4,000 color and planting schemes including shrubs and small trees, climbers, roses, perennials, bulbs and annuals.
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