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- Harbour Publishing 2016; US$ 19.99
This updated and expanded guide thoroughly documents every aspect of seaweed life, from species identification and seaweed biology to the essentialand often surprisingroles seaweed plays in the marine ecosystem and our everyday lives. Seaweeds are used in everything from cosmetics to sustainable biofuels, and some species, like kelp, contribute to... more...
- Primento Digital Publishing 2015; US$ 2.99
Extrait : "On contemple la mer plutôt qu'on ne l'admire. Admirer, c'est contempler avec réflexion. Mais qu'il est difficile de réfléchir avant la mer ! La grandeur du spectacle absorbe, étourdi. On suit machinalement des yeux la vague qui s'élance vers le rivage où erre sur la surface mobile et diaprée de mille teintes, sans se rendre compte de ce... more...
- Transworld 2014; US$ 14.09
A fascinating history of Britain's plant biodiversity and a unique account of how our garden landscape has been transformed over 1000 years, from 200 species of plant in the year 1000 to the astonishing variety of plants we can all see today. Thousands of plants have been introduced into Britain since 1066 by travellers, warriors, explorers and plant... more...
- CRC Press 2014; US$ 10.95
Prepared at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, in close collaboration with the East African Herbarium and in liaison with the University of Dar es Salaam, the University of Nairobi and the Makerere University, this series is designed to the highest academic standards and is a useful reference for anyone concerned with the identification and utilization... more...
- Abrams 2014; US$ 17.95
In her captivating new book, artist and avid beachcomber Josie Iselin returns to the seashore to reveal the unexpected beauty of seaweed. Produced on a flatbed scanner, Iselin?s vibrant portraits of ocean flora reveal the exquisite color and extraordinary forms of more than 200 specimens gathered from tidal pools along the California and Maine coasts.... more...
- Texas A&M University Press 2013; US$ 32.00
Written for biology students, teachers, nature lovers, amateur naturalists, conservation workers, and parks and wildlife personnel, this up-to-date, easy-to-use guide describes the marine plants of the Gulf of Mexico coast. The author?s photographs accompany the updated identification keys, which are also visually oriented and simple to use. Veteran... more...
- Timber Press 2013; US$ 20.95
Succulent plants are easy to grow and design with once you know the basics. And Debra Lee Baldwin, the bestselling author of Designing with Succulents and Succulent Container Gardens , is the ideal guide for gardeners, crafters, and DIYers looking for an introduction to these trendy, low-maintenance plants. Succulents Simplified is a complete... more...
- Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 29.95 US$ 23.96
The fungi realm has been called the "hidden kingdom," a mysterious world populated by microscopic spores, gigantic mushrooms and toadstools, and a host of other multicellular organisms ranging widely in color, size, and shape. The Kingdom of Fungi provides an intimate look at the world's astonishing variety of fungi species, from cup fungi and lichens... more...
- Storey Publishing, LLC 2012; US$ 17.95
Add a touch of the unexpected to your garden. From agaves to ice plants and sedums to sempervivums, hardy succulents can bring color, texture, and versatility to perennial flower beds in any climate. This comprehensive guide offers clear growing instructions accompanied by vivid photography of these durable and beautiful plants. With tips on choosing... more...