Books Listing

I will finish this list ASAP

Todays date 3rd January 2010

Click the header picture to return to the Homepage

Bookname Author Publishers Date Price Picture ISBN Link
The Royal Horticultural Society A-Z Encyclopedia of Garden Plants Christopher Brickell Dorling Kindersley 2005 £38 No Pic 751304360 Book link
Description
This double edition Encyclopedia is a must for gardener. It gives pictures of most flowers and list plants according to their Scientific name and a short description.Together with its' companion book New Encyclopedia of Plant Flowers provide a way to find flowers you do not know the name of.
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
The Royal Horticultural Society New Encyclopedia of Plants and Flowers Christopher Brickell Dorling Kindersley 2005 £35 No Pic 751308005 Book link
Description
This book is an excellent companion to the A to Z nclyclopedia. It has a comprehensive list of plants and is ordered by flower colour, Plant or tree size and by type of plant for example bulbs, bi-ennials, annuals, trees etc. Not every plant has a picture, but most has a short discription.
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
The Royal Horticultural Society Pest and Deseases The complete guide. Pippa Greenwood and Andrew Halstead Dorling Kindersley 2006 £18 No Pic 751303666 Book link
Description
Ever found something wrong with a plant or an insect or lava on your plant. This book may identify it for you and give you some suggestions for it's cure. It has many pictures of many common pests and deseases along with some drawings. It is a good reference book.
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
What Plant Where Roy Lancaster Dorling Kindersley 2007 £18 No Pic 751302104
Description
This book gives ideas of which plant to plant either as a companion or different areas facing north south east west Etc.
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
A Year at Kew Rupert Smith BBC books 2006 £13 No Pic 563522828 Book link
Description
Kew Gardens is an inspirational place started way back in 1760. Some of the trees are hundreds of years old. The famous World Heritage Site is host to many iconic greenhouses and buildings. It is a must to visit for any gardener. This book gives an insight to the workings of Kew Gardens.
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Bob Flowerdew's Organic Bible Bob Flowerdew Kyle Cathie Ltd. 2002 £15 No Pic 1856263843
Description
I am not organic, but I try to be. This book gives a good guide to being helpful to the environment. From growing flowers to vegetables in a garden full of wildlife.
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
AA book of Britain's Countryside Various Midsummer Books 2007 £25 No Pic 74951860
Description
The AA and other organisations like the RAC and Readers Digest often publish some wonderful books on various subjects. This is one of those essential reference books with pictures and comments on all sort of wildlife.
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Wild flowers of Britain and Northern Europe. David Sutton Kingfisher Field Guides 2006 £13 No Pic 1856971554
Description
A wonderful book to take on a walk through a wood or forest. This one has 850 species of flowers. It can identify lots of weeds in your garden. Another good reference book.
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
How Flowers Work Bob Gibbons Blandford 2000 £12 No Pic 713712783
Description
Want to be amased about the workings of nature. This book gives a good guide to biology with pictures and drawings.
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
The Royal Horticultural Society A-Z Encyclopedia of Gardening Christopher Brickell Dorling Kindersley 2006 £35 No Pic 751308625 Book link
Description
New to gardening; this book will show how and when to prune, sow, dig, plant etc.
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
The Tropical Garden William Warren Thames and Hudson 2006 £20 No Pic 50028198
Description
Look at some wonderful gardens from around the world. Beautiful pictures that shows other styles of gardening in the tropics.
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
The New Exotic Garden Wil Giles Mitchell Beazley 2006 £13 No Pic 1840006927
Description
Beautiful pictures of exotic plants that can be grown in an English garden.
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
ThePlantHunters.jpg Carolyn Fry Andre Deutsch 2009 £30 No Pic 2147483647 Book link
Description
The adventures of the worlds greatest botanical explorers. From 3500 years ago in ancient Egypt to modern day explorers. The Plant Hunters tells the story of our obsession with plants. This book I available from Kew Gardens and is a piece of history in your hands. The coloured drawings and the various pull-outs and stories really take you back to a time in the past, but which is very relevant to today.
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Trees of the World T. Russel, C. Cutler, M. Walters Lorenz Books 2007 £15 No Pic 2147483647 Book link
Description
This is the ultimate reference and identification guide to more than 1100 of the most spectacular trees with commissioned Artworks and Photographs.
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
1001 Gardens you must see before you die Rae Spencee-Jones Tristan de Lancey 2007 £20 No Pic 2147483647 Book link
Description
1001 Gardens showcases the best examples of man's artistic taming of nature from the world's most outstanding landscape gardeners. From the famous gardens of the Moorish Alhambra to hidden gems, such as the Leichtag family's Healing Garden
------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Back to top