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Taylor s Master Guide to Landscaping

Taylor s Master Guide to Landscaping Author Rita Buchanan
ISBN-10 0618055908
Release 2000
Pages 372
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Reveals the vital components of landscape design, offering advice on choosing a site, selecting plants, creating garden accessories, and maintaining a landscape.



Taylor s Master Guide to Gardening

Taylor s Master Guide to Gardening Author Rita Buchanan
ISBN-10 9780618159079
Release 2001-10-18
Pages 624
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Provides information on growing trees, perennials, annuals, grasses, herbs, and bulbs, features the basics of garden design, and talks about environmentally sound controls of pests and diseases



Taylor s Guide to Perennials

Taylor s Guide to Perennials Author Barbara W. Ellis
ISBN-10 0395983630
Release 2000
Pages 490
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Shares information on growth cycles and daily care for a variety of perennials.



Taylor s Guide to Shrubs

Taylor s Guide to Shrubs Author Kathleen Fisher
ISBN-10 0618004378
Release 2000
Pages 441
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Offers advice on selecting, growing, and caring for shrubs and ornamental plants, and provides an identification guide to various species.



Taylor s Guide to Trees

Taylor s Guide to Trees Author Norman Taylor
ISBN-10 WISC:89044403608
Release 1988
Pages 479
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Taylor's Guides are well known and widely praised for their clear, informative text and expert horticultural information. Each flexibound volume combines beauty and authority, featuring hundreds of stunning, full-color identification photographs and advice from experts across the country.



Gardening with Native Plants of the South

Gardening with Native Plants of the South Author Sally Wasowski
ISBN-10 9781589794245
Release 1994-04-01
Pages 216
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In today's South, where fine gardening is a tradition, many homeowners and professional gardeners are discovering a vast new palette of plant materials—native plants. They are realizing that these native wildflowers, trees, shrubs, groundcovers, vines, and grasses are far better suited, and therefore easier to grow and maintain, than most of the imported plants that populate traditional landscapes. Discover the Wasowskis' exciting vision of the many possibilities and advantages of going native.



Taylor s Guide to Trees

Taylor s Guide to Trees Author Susan A. Roth
ISBN-10 0618068899
Release 2001
Pages 408
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An illustrated guide to growing trees for spring bloom, fall color, fruit, ornamental bark, disease resistance, or attracting birds offers advice on proper planting, placement, growing, and pruning techniques.



Mastering Landscape Photography

Mastering Landscape Photography Author David Taylor
ISBN-10 1781450846
Release 2015-05-01
Pages 176
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Landscape photography can be a solitary experience but award-winning photography David Taylor believes creativity requires peaceful contemplation to flourish. The ability to ignore being cold or wet, an understanding of how the weather and seasons impact on the environment, and an appreciation of navigational skills are vital attributes of the landscape photographer. Illustrated with the author's own stunning images, this book reveals the skills and techniques required to capture compelling photographs in empathy with the natural world. Chapters cover equipment, exposures, lighting, preparation, filters, composition and plenty of advice on postproduction, image corrections and some helpful website addresses.



The Pacific Northwest Gardener s Book of Lists

The Pacific Northwest Gardener s Book of Lists Author Ray A. McNeilan
ISBN-10 9780878339563
Release 1997-01-01
Pages 200
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More than 200 lists for Pacific Northwest gardeners.



Taylor s Guide to Herbs

Taylor s Guide to Herbs Author Rita Buchanan
ISBN-10 0395680816
Release 1995
Pages 453
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Featuring answers to gardeners' questions about herbs, a book that explores the reasons gardeners are attracted to herbs--usefulness, sentimental associations, and beauty--is also an encyclopedia of four hundred herbs, with more than two hundred photographs. Original.



Painting Houses Gardens in Watercolor

Painting Houses   Gardens in Watercolor Author Richard S. Taylor
ISBN-10 0764124862
Release 2003
Pages 128
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This attractively illustrated manual for art students and amateur artists shows how to master techniques that maximize the dramatic effects of color, texture, and composition in watercolor. These skills are then applied to the familiar subject of the home and its surrounding yard and garden. Heavily illustrated with example sketches, step-by-step sequences showing paintings in progress, and the author’s own superb watercolors, this very useful volume looks at several town dwellings and country cottages, and points out architectural details that make them interesting as subjects for watercolor artists.



The Art Science and Craft of Great Landscape Photography

The Art  Science  and Craft of Great Landscape Photography Author Glenn Randall
ISBN-10 9781457189036
Release 2015-03-16
Pages 240
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The Art, Science, and Craft of Great Landscape Photography teaches photographers how to convert their visual peak experiences-moments of extraordinary natural beauty that evoke a sense of wonder and awe-into stunning images that elicit the same awestruck emotion in their viewers. Randall is an experienced wilderness photographer, and whether you want to venture into the mountains for once-in-a-lifetime shots of raw nature, or simply hone your landscape photography skills from the safety of your back deck, Randall explains the art, science and craft of creating astounding images.Randall begins by focusing on the art of landscape photography. He describes his three-step process for composing a photograph and shows how good composition is an organic process that begins with rules but ultimately transcends them. Randall then explores the science behind successful landscape photographs, which requires understanding key concepts from geography, optics, vision, and psychology. These concepts include: Understanding how the position of the sun at sunrise and sunset varies throughout the year, which will help you plan when and where to shoot. Understanding optics to predict where rainbows will appear, how polarizers will interact with reflections, and where to find spectacular light. Understanding how to use topographic maps and computerized mapping tools to help you find the most promising shooting locations in the wilderness. Understanding how our visual system analyzes images and the psychology of how we view art. These insights will help you produce successful photographs. Exposure is a central aspect of the craft of landscape photography, and Randall tackles the challenges of this topic from every angle-from tips on calculating exposures in the field, to achieving correct exposure in high-contrast lighting situations, to the best digital darkroom techniques.Great landscape photography can be mastered with practice and by applying the techniques taught in this book. The Art, Science, and Craft of Great Landscape Photography is intended for those who already understand the basics of photography and who are ready to master the finer nuances of creating magnificent landscape photographs. Foreword by Reid Callanan Director, Santa Fe Photographic Workshops



Your Farm in the City

Your Farm in the City Author The Gardeners of Seattle Tilth,
ISBN-10 9781603762793
Release 2012-01-15
Pages 336
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The most complete book on urban farming, covering everything from growing organic produce and raising chickens, to running a small farm on a city lot or in a suburban backyard. Eating locally and growing one's own food is a rapidly evolving movement in urban settings - Hantz Farms in Detroit has transformed 70 acres of abandoned properties into energy-efficient gardens, and Eagle Street Rooftop Farm, a 6,000-foot vegetable farm in Brooklyn, New York, yields 30 different kinds of produce, while private square-foot farms are cropping up in cities all over the country. Created by Lisa Taylor and the gardeners of Seattle Tilth, Your Farm in the City covers all of the essential information specific to gardening and farming in a city or town. Clear, easy-to-follow instructions guide and inspire even the most inexperienced urbanite in how to grow and harvest all types of produce, flowers, herbs, and trees, as well as how to raise livestock like chickens, ducks, rabbits, goats, and honeybees. Important information particular to gardening in a city or town is included, such as planning and maximizing limited space, building healthy soil, managing irrigation, understanding zoning laws, outwitting urban pests, and being a considerate farming neighbor. With 100 two-color instructional illustrations throughout and dozens of vital resources, Your Farm in the City is the most practical, comprehensive, and easy-to-follow guide to the burgeoning trend of urban farming.



The Dynamic Landscape

The Dynamic Landscape Author Nigel Dunnett
ISBN-10 9780415438100
Release 2007-11
Pages 332
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The last quarter of the twentieth century witnessed a burgeoning interest in ecological or naturally inspired use of vegetation in the designed landscape. More recently a strong aesthetic element has been added to what was formerly a movement aimed at creating nature-like landscapes. The Dynamic Landscape advances a fusion of scientific and ecological planning design philosophy that can address the need for more sustainable designed landscapes. It is a major statement on the design, implementation and management of ecologically inspired landscape vegetation. With contributions from people at the forefront of developments in this field, in both Europe and North America, it provides a valuable synthesis of current thinking.



The Watercolourist s Guide to Painting Buildings

The Watercolourist s Guide to Painting Buildings Author Richard S. Taylor
ISBN-10 071531355X
Release 2002-04
Pages 128
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Comprehensive, practical and illustrated, this book aims to provide a complete guide to painting buildings in watercolour.



Masters of 17th century Dutch Landscape Painting

Masters of 17th century Dutch Landscape Painting Author Peter C. Sutton
ISBN-10 090696976X
Release 1987
Pages 563
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Masters of 17th century Dutch Landscape Painting has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Masters of 17th century Dutch Landscape Painting also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Masters of 17th century Dutch Landscape Painting book for free.



Northeast Home Landscaping 3rd edition

Northeast Home Landscaping  3rd edition Author Roger Holmes
ISBN-10 9781580116886
Release 2012-11-01
Pages 224
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Northeast Home Landscaping shows how to beautify 27 common landscape situations, such as front and back entries, walkways, borders, slopes, and patios. 54 design variations incorporate more than 200 of the best plants for the region. Readers also learn all they need to know to install the paths, fences, walls, arbors, and trellises that make up the designs. Step-by-step instructions show how to tackle each project. Plant descriptions also explain planting and care.