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Dictionary of gardening

Dictionary of gardening

a practical and scientific encyclopaedia of horticulture

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Published by Clarendon Press in Oxford .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Previous ed. 1951.

Statementedited by Fred J. Chittenden. Vol.1, A-Co.
ContributionsChittenden, Fred J., Synge, Patrick M. d.1982., Royal Horticultural Society.
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 512p. :
Number of Pages512
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17295314M

Irwin has also overseen the latest edition. This book is organized into chapters on landscaping, trees, shrubs, vines, and so on. Topsoil - the upper layer of soil that you plant in. This type is most commonly used and contains calcium carbonate. They will usually turn shades of brown for the winter.

Usually this is a coarse organic matter, such as leaves, clippings or bark, but plastic sheeting and other commercial products can also be used. There is so much that is good here, however, that these topics are hardly missed. Chlorosis: A yellowing or blanching of the leaves due to lack of chlorophyll, nutrient deficiencies or disease. Lawn Substitute - Plants that can take light foot traffic and may be used as substitutes for "normal" lawn grasses.

The book's strength is its detailed description of the myriad gardening zones in the West. Evergreen Grass - These grasses are usually Dictionary of gardening book that look like grasses but aren't actually classified as grasses. Some perennials are also sold as bare root plants. The Usborne book of growing food A simple step-by-step introduction to growing food in containers both inside and out. While this edition was compiled in the s, many of the sources used are much earlier, so some of the information is by today's standards quite old, and not always reliable. These books are attractive, useful, and relatively inexpensive.


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Lawn Substitute - Plants that can take light foot traffic Dictionary of gardening book may be used as substitutes for "normal" lawn grasses. Coverage of gardening techniques, however, receives less space in the latest edition. Toxicity could refer to too much fertilizer, too much sun, sensitivity to insecticides etc Humus: A fairly stable, complex group of nutrient-storing molecules created by microbes and other forces of decomposition Dictionary of gardening book the conversion of organic matter.

For instance, "the Petunia and Verbena genera have great garden applications. A pH of 7 is considered neutral. These descriptions are somewhat sterile and devoid of comment as one would expect, and as with any dictionary a number of abbreviations are used.

Water Soluble Fertilizer - Fertilizer that either comes in liquid form or comes in crystal form that is dissolved in water. Definition for dictionary 6 of 10 slang dictionary noun a specialized dictionary covering the words, phrases, and idioms that reflect the least formal speech of a language.

Of course with so much information it is easy to find fault, but it is worth bearing in mind that this is not an infallible gardeners' bible. Height, Short - Plants that are 10 inches or less in height. The compilers had the benefit of computers too in compiling and collating the information.

Biological Pest Control: Using living organisms such as beneficial insects or parasites to destroy garden pests.

Plants in the wet category also will do well on pond edges or as pond plantings. J K lath In gardening, an overhead structure of evenly spaced slats of wood or other materials used to create shade. These plants are often treated as annuals in cold climates or may be in the house plant section.

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While essentially a reference text book it does include about line illustrations. Irwin has also overseen the latest edition. Xeriscaping: To create a low maintenance landscape with native plants and small or non-existent areas of turf grass.

Irwin of the New York Botanical Garden. Climbing - Plants Dictionary of gardening book climb fences or other structures by using roots or stem structures to grip, vines are climbers. Substances made of organic matter are biodegradable.

Dictionary of gardening book pH is very important because it affects the availability of nutrients to plants and the activity of microorganisms in the soil. Includes other aspects such as mulching, reduction of turf grass etc Gardeners consider them the most nutrient dense organic compost available.

Anaerobic: Describes organisms living or occurring where there is no oxygen. Heavy Feeders - Plants that need a lot of fertilizer for optimal performance. Also called names dictionary. Shipping and handling The seller has not specified a shipping method to Germany.

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