Collecting garden plants

  • 362 Pages
  • 4.27 MB
  • English
Published in association with the National Council for the Conservation of Plants & Gardens (by) J.M. Dent & Sons , London
Plants, Orname
StatementJane Taylor.
ContributionsNational Council for the Conservation of Plants & Gardens.
LC ClassificationsSB406
The Physical Object
Paginationxxii, 362 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22633933M
ISBN 100460047108

This book is the story of those passionate gardening extremists who turn a particular species of plant into their particular mission in life. Among them, Margaret Sharp and Pam Puryear, who have devoted themselves to collecting and saving old roses.5/5(4).

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A specimen consists of a dried plant, or piece of a plant, or several small plants of the same kind. It comes sandwiched in a folded sheet of newspaper (the same one in which it was pressed and dried). A collection of gardening books. These seventeen books cover a wide variety of gardening topics including plant disease, rock gardens, and composting.

Included in the group is the American Horticultural Society’s Encyclopedia of Garden Plants, written by a team of gardening experts. If the plant is dioecious, with male and female flowers on different plants, collect a specimen from each sex and label the specimens A & B.

Handling plants during collection For best results, specimens should be pressed within a few minutes of being removed from the plant.

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