Dirr s Encyclopedia of Trees and Shrubs

Author: Michael A. Dirr
Publisher: Timber Press
ISBN: 9781604697438
Release Date: 2016-03-17
Genre: Gardening

3500 photographs. Over 380 genera. More than 3700 species and cultivars. With Dirr's Hardy Trees and Shrubs and Dirr's Trees and Shrubs for Warm Climates, Michael Dirr set the gold standard for horticultural reference. This season, Timber Press is proud to publish his seminal work, Dirr's Encyclopedia of Trees and Shrubs, the most comprehensive visual reference on this important subject. From majestic evergreens to delicate vines and flowering shrubs, Dirr features thousands of plants and all the essential details for identification, planting, and care, plus full-color photographs showing a tree's habit in winter, distinctive bark patterns, fall color, and more. In a class by itself for its quality of information, the best researched recommendations for hardiness in the industry, beautiful photography, and Dirr's own preeminence as a master plantsman, Dirr's Encyclopedia of Trees and Shrubs is a critical addition to any garden library.

Dirr s Hardy Trees and Shrubs

Publisher: Timber Press (OR)
ISBN: 0881924040
Release Date: 1997
Genre: Gardening

This bestselling encyclopedia, illustrated with brilliant photographs, describes the best woody plants adapted to cooler climates, showing both habit and details of more than 500 species, and including some 700 additional cultivars and varieties. Brief cultural information is supplied for each plant, as well as Dirr's perceptive comments and opinions.

Dirr s Trees and Shrubs for Warm Climates

Author: Michael Dirr
Publisher: Timber Press
ISBN: 088192525X
Release Date: 2002-01
Genre: Gardening

An indispensable companion to Dirr's Hardy Shrubs and Trees is this encyclopedia for warmer regions. Included are more than 400 species and descriptions of hundreds more cultivars and varieties.

Anatomie einer Aff re

Author: Anne Enright
Publisher: DVA
ISBN: 9783641072643
Release Date: 2011-11-09
Genre: Fiction

Eine verhängnisvolle Affäre – leidenschaftlich und schockierend offen Es ist nicht Liebe auf den ersten Blick, als Gina den Familienvater Seán Vallely bei einem Gartenfest kennenlernt. Doch dann treffen sie sich zufällig wieder, trinken zu viel, landen im Bett – und verfallen einander. So beginnt eine verhängnisvolle Affäre, die jahrelang vor den Ehepartnern geheim gehalten wird. Anfangs eine Beziehung voller Leidenschaft und Glück, hält langsam das Schweigen Einzug, Gewissensbisse, Vorwürfe, Schuld – ist es Liebe? Und darf man für diese Liebe das Seelenheil seines Kindes opfern? Anne Enright ist für die schonungslose Unerbittlichkeit bekannt, mit der sie Beziehungslügen seziert – da reicht eine Geste, ein Blick, und schon ist klar: Die Liebenden steuern in den Abgrund der Alltagsnormalität. Mit Anatomie einer Affäre ist der Irin ein würdiger Nachfolger ihres preisgekrönten Romans Das Familientreffen gelungen: schockierend offen, scharfsinnig und von einer psychologischen Präzision, die kein Entrinnen zulässt.

The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Trees

Author: David More
ISBN: 0691158231
Release Date: 2013
Genre: Nature

Profiles nearly two thousand tree species and cultivars found in North America and Europe, with paintings of important details, and describes the native range of each species.

Reference Sources for Small and Medium sized Libraries Eighth Edition

Author: Jack O'Gorman
Publisher: American Library Association
ISBN: 9780838912126
Release Date: 2014
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Focusing on new reference sources published since 2008 and reference titles that have retained their relevance, this new edition brings O’Gorman’s complete and authoritative guide to the best reference sources for small and medium-sized academic and public libraries fully up to date. About 40 percent of the content is new to this edition. Containing sources selected and annotated by a team of public and academic librarians, the works included have been chosen for value and expertise in specific subject areas. Equally useful for both library patrons and staff, this resource Covers more than a dozen key subject areas, including General Reference; Philosophy, Religion, and Ethics; Psychology and Psychiatry; Social Sciences and Sociology; Business and Careers; Political Science and Law; Education; Words and Languages; Science and Technology; History; and Performing Arts Encompasses database products, CD-ROMs, websites, and other electronic resources in addition to print materials Includes thorough annotations for each source, with information on author/editor, publisher, cost, format, Dewey and LC classification numbers, and more Library patrons will find this an invaluable resource for current everyday topics. Librarians will appreciate it as both a reference and collection development tool, knowing it’s backed by ALA’s long tradition of excellence in reference selection.

Manual of Woody Landscape Plants

Author: Michael Dirr
Publisher: Stipes Pub Llc
ISBN: 0875638007
Release Date: 1998
Genre: Gardening

A reference guide to the identification and culture of over 1,600 species and over 7,800 cultivars of woody landscape plants. Includes bibliography, common name and scientific index.

Hydrangeas for American Gardens

Author: Michael A. Dirr
Publisher: Varsity PressInc
ISBN: 0942375041
Release Date: 2005-01-30
Genre: Gardening

This photographic companion to Michael Dirr's groundbreaking book offers 921 beautiful photographs of virtually every type of hydrangea. Including the most up-to-date nomenclature for all species and cultivars pictured, the software includes unique sign-making features perfect for nursery use. The high-resolution photographs are printable in five sizes and can be grouped together for personal lists or note-taking. Identification quizzes allow any user to master hydrangea naming.

The Timber Press Encyclopedia of Flowering Shrubs

Author: Jim Gardiner
Publisher: Timber Press
ISBN: 9781604693959
Release Date: 2014-11-19
Genre: Gardening

Rich attributes including vibrant color, fragrance, and sheer variety of form make flowering shrubs the most rewarding of garden plants, but this vast group with its scores of tempting plants — including abutilons, camellias, viburnums, and witch hazels — requires careful navigation. Leading expert on woody plants Jim Gardiner has distilled several decades of knowledge and experience into The Timber Press Encyclopedia of Flowering Shrubs, an incomparable pictorial reference of hardy shrubs that excel in temperate-zone gardens. This highly illustrated guide (with 2000 high-quality images) features more than 1700 plants organized alphabetically by botanical name and readily accessed using the common name index. Gardiner has chosen the best flowering shrubs for gardeners, from the Abelia, Buddleja, and Camellia to the Xanthoceras, Yucca, and Zanthoxylum. Essential horticultural notes accompany each entry and include expected height and spread after 10 years, season of flowering, preferred position, soil and pruning requirements, USDA hardiness zone rating, and more. With wise selection and care, flowering shrubs can be the making of a garden irrespective of its size, location, or the time of year. This important new book is the essential reference on the subject that no discerning horticulturist, landscape designer, or gardener should consider being without.