Great Plant Guide
Fully updated and revised, AHS Great Plant Guide covers more than 1,000 plants and discusses various plant species, growth behaviors and locations, ornamental features, and optimal plant care.The AHS Great Plant Guide is designed to help you choose plants in two different ways. In the A-Z of Plants, over 1,000 plants have full entries and are illustrated with photographs. This is the section to consult to find details about a plant. It will tell you what type of plant it is, how it grows, what its ornamental features are, where it grows and looks best, and how to care for it. For quick reference, symbols summarize its main requirements. The Planting Guide provides "shopping list" of plants for every purpose, whether practical, such as a group of plants for a damp, shady site, or for themed plantings, such as a selection of plants to attract birds into your garden. Page references are given to plants with entries and portraits elsewhere. Hundreds of plants not pictured are also recommended.
- Brand: Brand: DK Publishing
- ASIN: 0756671906
AHS Great Plant Guide
AHS Great Plant
The AHS Great Plant Guide is designed to help you choose plants in two different ways. In the A-Z of Plants, over 1,000 plants have full entries and are illustrated with photographs. This is the section to consult to find details about a plant. It will tell you what type of plant it is, how it grows, what its ornamental features are, where it grows and looks best, and how to care for it. For quick reference, symbols summarize its main requirements. The Planting Guide provides "shopping list" of plants for every purpose, whether practical, such as a group of plants for a damp, shady site, or for themed plantings, such as a selection of plants to attract birds into your garden. Page references are given to plants with entries and portraits elsewhere. Hundreds of plants not pictured are also recommended.
- Brand: Brand: DK ADULT
- ASIN: 0789471442
- UPC: 635517071443
American Horticultural Society Great Plant Guide
American Horticultural Society Great Plant
Designed to help gardeners choose plants in two different ways, the AHS Great Plant Guide features color photos, A-Z and planting guides, and cold-hardiness and heat-zone maps. Over 1,000 plants have full entries, full-color photographs, and details that tell you what type of plant it is, how it grows, what its ornamental features are, where it grows and looks best, and how to care for it. A special section on popular annuals and bedding plants has been added to this edition.
- ASIN: B0096DCOVK
Waterfalls and Wildflowers in the Southern Appalachians: Thirty Great Hikes (Southern Gateways Guides)
Waterfalls and Wildflowers in the Southern Appalachians: Thirty
If you love waterfalls, here are some of the best hikes in the Southern Appalachians. And if you love plants--or simply would like to learn more about them--you will be in hiking heaven: naturalist Tim Spira's guidebook links waterfalls and wildflowers in a spectacularly beautiful region famous for both. Leading you to gorgeous waterfalls in Virginia, North Carolina, Tennessee, South Carolina, and Georgia, the book includes many hikes in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and along the Blue Ridge Parkway. As he surveys one of America's most biologically diverse regions, Spira introduces hikers to the "natural communities" approach for identifying and understanding plants within the context of the habitats they occupy--equipping hikers to see and interpret landscapes in a new way.Each of the 30 hikes includes: * a detailed map and GPS coordinates* a lively trail description highlighting the plants you are most likely to see, as well as birds and other animals along the way* an associated plant species listAlso featured:* beautiful color photographs of 30 destination waterfalls, 125 plants, and more* detailed descriptions of 125 key plant species* 22 drawings to help identify plant structures* a glossary of botanical terms
- Brand: University of North Carolina Press
- ASIN: 1469622645
Wetland Plants of the Northern Great Plains: A complete guide to the wetland and aquatic plants of North and South Dakota, Nebraska, eastern Montana and eastern Wyoming
Wetland Plants of the Northern Great Plains: A
Wetland Plants of the Northern Great Plains is a comprehensive field guide to over 500 vascular plant species of the wetland and aquatic habitats of North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, and Great Plains portions of Montana and Wyoming. Based on the the ground-breaking 1993 publication Aquatic and Wetland Vascular Plants of the Northern Great Plains by Gary E. Larson, this guide is fully illustrated and thoroughly updated to reflect each species’ current nomenclature and distribution pattern in the region. Also included are the wetland indicator status ratings of the June 2012 National Wetland Plant List, used in wetland delineation studies nationwide. Contents • Complete coverage of the vascular plants—ferns and fern-allies, dicots and monocots—found in the region’s marshes, fens, bogs, wet meadows and low prairie—plus the aquatic plants of lakes, ponds, rivers and streams • Over 500 plant species described and illustrated, including habitat information • County distribution map provided for each species • Wetland indicator status for each wetland region: Great Plains; Midwest; Western Mountains, Valleys and Coast • Identification of plants of conservation concern • Keys to each plant family, genus and species • Glossary and complete index
- ASIN: 1480292354
Great Smoky Mountains Trees & Wildflowers: A Folding Pocket Guide to Familiar Plants (Pocket Naturalist Guides)
Great Smoky Mountains Trees & Wildflowers: A Folding
The Great Smoky Mountains, which is part of an International Biosphere Reserve and contains nearly 200,000 acres of old growth forest. The extraordinary mosaic of life zones, including the world's finest example of a temperate deciduous forest, supports an estimated 5,600 species of trees, shrubs, and herbs including more than 1,600 species of flowering plants. This beautifully illustrated guide highlights over 140 familiar and unique species of trees, shrubs and wildflowers. Laminated for durability, this lightweight, pocket-sized folding guide is an excellent source of portable information and ideal for field use by visitors and residents alike. Made in the USA.www.waterfordpress.com
- ASIN: 1583554211
In Pursuit of Great Food: A Plant-Based Shopping Guide
In Pursuit of Great Food: A Plant-Based Shopping
Shopping is a vital link in the chain for those who follow a plant-based diet, or for those who are curious and want to give it a try. The grocery store is where you will find alternative products and new ingredients to purchase and enjoy. This practical guide will help you learn about the many different plant-based choices to buy, and how to get the best value from your food budget. This guide includes information on the foods you need for a healthy, plant-based diet; what foods to stock in your kitchen; how to plan your grocery shopping and save money; what to look for on food labels, what the certification labels mean; special ingredients to look for, or to avoid; how to select fresh fruits and vegetables; and meat, dairy and egg substitution products.
- Brand: Vegan Publishers
- ASIN: 1940184215
A Guide to Plant Poisoning of Animals in North America
Edible Wild Plants: Eastern/Central North America (Peterson Field Guides)
Edible Wild Plants: Eastern/Central North America (Peterson Field
More than 370 edible wild plants, plus 37 poisonous lookalikes, are described here, with 400 drawings and 78 color photographs showing precisely how to recognize each species. Also included are habitat descriptions, lists of plants by season, and preparation instructions for 22 different food uses.
- Color: Black
- Brand: Houghton Mifflin
- ASIN: 039592622X
- UPC: 046442926225
The Nature Handbook: A Guide to Observing the Great Outdoors
The Nature Handbook: A Guide to Observing the
Nature is full of fascinating stories, stories that attract our attention at a young age and keep us amazed throughout our entire lives. The need to understand nature draws us back to its simple beauty again and again, yet underneath this simplicity lies a complex web of associations and patterns. The Nature Handbook does what no other field guide does: explores and explains nature through these connecting patterns, revealing them to the many different types of nature lovers. All naturalists-- from birders to gardeners, hikers to environmentalists, wildflower enthusiasts to butterfliers-- will appreciate the different approach of the Handbook, even those whose interest in the natural world is just beginning to develop. Naturalists who are already well versed in one group of organisms--birders, for example--will find new explanations and patterns for their favorite group, as well as new patterns all around them that they had previously overlooked. Observations in the Handbook are arranged in the three main sections of plants, animals, and habitats. These sections are then connected through discussions of the relationship of size and shape, adaptations, distribution patterns, behavior, and diversity of life. Since the emphasis is on patterns rather than individual species, each cha...
- ASIN: 0195171942
- UPC: 884201434006
An Applied Guide to Process and Plant Design
An Applied Guide to Process and Plant
An Applied Guide to Process and Plant Design is a guide to process plant design for both students and professional engineers. The book covers plant layout and the use of spreadsheet programmes and key drawings produced by professional engineers as aids to design; subjects which are usually learned on the job rather than in education. You will learn how to produce smarter plant design through the use of computer tools, including Excel and AutoCAD, "What If Analysis", statistical tools, and Visual Basic for more complex problems. The book also includes a wealth of selection tables, covering the key aspects of professional plant design which engineering students and early-career engineers tend to find most challenging. Professor Moran draws on over 20 years' experience in process design to create an essential foundational book ideal for those who are new to process design, compliant with both professional practice and the IChemE degree accreditation guidelines.Explains how to deliver a process design that meets both business and safety criteriaCovers plant layout and the use of spreadsheet programmes and key drawings as aids to designIncludes a comprehensive set of selection tables, covering those aspects of professional plant design which early-career designers find most challeng...
- ASIN: 0128002425
Great Natives for Tough Places (Brooklyn Botanic Garden All-Region Guide)
Great Natives for Tough Places (Brooklyn Botanic Garden
From the world-famous Brooklyn Botanic Gardens comes a unique, all-region handbook that introduces gardeners to the many beautiful native plants that thrive in tough growing conditionswith little or no maintenance. It profiles spectacular trees, shrubs, grasses, wildflowers, vines, and bulbs that naturally cope with disturbed and depleted soils, extremes of sun and shade, regular buffeting by strong winds, and other challenging environments. In addition, unlike many tough species, these don’t have invasive tendencies but support sustainable ecosystems. Written by the finest experts on the subject, this practical guide provides a bounty of information on everything from site-appropriate designs to propagation and care.
- Brand: Brand: Brooklyn Botanic Garden
- ASIN: 1889538485
Wildflowers of Wisconsin and the Great Lakes Region: A Comprehensive Field Guide
Wildflowers of Wisconsin and the Great Lakes Region:
Describing more than 1,100 species, this is a comprehensive guide to wildflowers in Wisconsin and parts of Minnesota, Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, and Ontario. A new introduction to this second edition discusses wildflowers in the context of their natural communities. Packed with detailed information, this field guide is compact enough to be handy for outdoors lovers of all kinds, from novice naturalists to professional botanists. It includes:• more than 1,100 species from 459 genera in 100 families• many rare and previously overlooked species• 2,100 color photographs and 300 drawings• Wisconsin distribution maps for almost all plants• brief descriptions including distinguishing characteristics of the species • Wisconsin status levels for each species of wildflower (native, invasive, endangered, etc.)• derivation of Latin names.
- Brand: University of Wisconsin Press
- ASIN: 0299230546
National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Mushrooms (National Audubon Society Field Guides)
National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American
The most comprehensive field guide available to North American mushrooms--a must-have for any enthusiast's day pack or home library--from the go-to reference source for over 18 million nature lovers.Featuring a durable vinyl binding and over 700 full-color identification photographs organized visually by color and shape, the National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Mushrooms is the perfect companion for any mushroom hunting expedition. Each species is accompanied by a detailed physical description, information on edibility, season, habitat, range, look-alikes, alternative names, and facts on edible and poisonous species, uses, and folklore. A supplementary section on cooking and eating wild mushrooms, and illustrations identifying the parts of a mushroom, round out this essential guide.
- Color: Multicolor
- Brand: Random House
- ASIN: 0394519922
Great Lakes Nature Set: Field Guide to Wildlife, Birds, Trees & Wildflowers of the Great Lakes
Great Lakes Nature Set: Field Guide to Wildlife,
The Great Lakes Nature Set offers the best in wildlife and plant identification for this beautiful region. Our three popular Pocket Naturalist Guides to the Great Lakes – Trees & Wildflowers, Birds, and Wildlife – are attractively packaged and value-priced for savings when purchased as a set. Highlighting over 300 species of animals and plants, these beautifully illustrated guides include ecoregion maps that feature prominent wildlife-viewing areas and botanical sanctuaries. Laminated for durability, Pocket Naturalist Guides are lightweight, pocket-sized sources of information and ideal for field use by natural science and outdoor recreation professionals, nature lovers, and visitors to the Great Lakes region. Made in the USA.www.waterfordpress.com
- ASIN: 162005261X