The Lavender Lover's Handbook Pdf Book

The Lavender Lover's Handbook

  • Author : Sarah Berringer Bader
  • ISBN : 1604693991
  • Category : Gardening
  • Publisher : Timber Press
  • Pages : 193
  • Release Date : 2012-05-01

“Simply the most gorgeous, enticing, and informative book on lavender one will find”—with gardening tips, crafting ideas, recipes and more (Rosemary Gladstar, author of Herbal Healing for Women). Lavender is beloved for its and culinary and medicinal uses. In The Lavender Lover’s Handbook, lavender farmer Sarah Berringer Bader shares her knowledge and passion for this beautiful and endlessly versatile herb. With stunning color photography, Bader presents a complete overview of the 100 most colorful, fragrant, and stunning varieties of lavender. She also shares expert tips on spacing, planting, pruning, and care and maintenance. Additional information includes tips on how to harvest, cook with, and preserve the plant, along with step-by-step crafts and project that use lavender in beautiful and soothing ways.

“Simply the most gorgeous, enticing, and informative book on lavender one will find”—with gardening tips, crafting ideas, recipes and more (Rosemary Gladstar, author of Herbal Healing for Women). Lavender is beloved for ... ...

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Women are at the forefront of garden design and the horticultural world. This work ranges from the virgins perched on turf seats in medieval illuminations and the weeding women of the Tudor royal garden to queens who introduc ... ...

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This volume covers 335 cultivars of Lavandula (lavender), 65 cultivars of Laurus (laurel) as well as many Lantana, Leucophyllum, Leiophyllum, Lespidiza, Leucothoe, Ligustrum (privet), Lindera, Liquidambar (sweetgum), Lirioden ... ...

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There is something special about the English country house garden: from its quiet verdant lawns to its high yew hedges, this is a style much-desired and copied around the world. The English country house is most often conceiv ... ...

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The long-awaited third edition of Allan Armitage’s masterpiece on garden perennials was released in April of 2008. Armitage’s extensive traveling, teaching and trialing experiences provide a depth of understandi ... ...

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“Rich with photographs and descriptions of how landscape design has shaped and reflected culture over time.” —The American Gardener The History of Landscape Design in 100 Gardens explores the defining moments in garden ... ...

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For a limited time, receive a free Fodor's Guide to Safe and Healthy Travel e-book with the purchase of this guidebook! Go to fodors.com for details. Whether you want to dine in London, marvel at Stonehenge, or explore the Co ... ...

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Through the stories of twenty-six inspiring figures - from ‘Capability’ Brown, Humphry Repton and Vita Sackville-West to lesser known figures, and present-day gardeners such as Beth Chatto and John Brookes - this book bri ... ...

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From the craggy beauty of the Scottish Highlands to cosmopolitan London, Great Britain is yours to discover with Rick Steves! Inside Rick Steves Great Britain you'll find: Comprehensive coverage for spending two weeks or more ... ...

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Nothing tastes better than herbs harvested fresh from the garden! Grow Your Own Herbs shares everything you need to know to grow the forty most important culinary herbs. You’ll learn basic gardening information, including d ... ...

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An updated edition of the best-selling highly illustrated garden plant reference, featuring more than 8,000 plants and 4,000 photographs. Choose the right plants for your garden and find all the inspiration and guidance you n ... ...

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Shortlisted for the Hilary Weston Writers' Trust Prize for Non-Fiction as well as a finalist for the RBC Taylor Prize, Sixty is a wickedly honest and brutally funny account of the year in which Ian Brown truly realized that t ... ...

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Packed with routes right across the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, this guidebook is all you need to explore the lanes and tracks of this much-loved area on two wheels - off-road on your mountain bike or on-roa ... ...

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The Rough Guide to the Cotswolds, Stratford-Upon-Avon and Oxford Make the most of your time on Earth with the ultimate travel guides. Discover the Cotswolds, Stratford-Upon-Avon and Oxford with this comprehensive and entertai ... ...

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What gardeners want most is a bigger and better return on their investment of time and money—maximum yields and superior flavor for edibles, long-lasting blooms for flowers. Derek Fell's Grow This! features expert advice fo ... ...

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An invaluable reference for growing and using herbs. Includes extensive illustrations. This book covers everything the gardener needs to know in order to cultivate, harvest, and use a vast array of different herbs. There is a ... ...

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The Garden History Reference Encyclopedia is in pdf format with over 10,000 hyperlinks both internal and external, to sites of garden history interest. The text is twice as long as the Bible and is fully searchable using the ... ...

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Steve has spent over 10 years researching the settings Professor Tolkien turned from reality in the Cotswold shires into fantasy fiction. It is the reversal of the map from Oxfordshire through to the Severn Estuary that serve ... ...

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Like heirloom seeds and grafts from trees, advice from great gardeners handed down through the centuries has shaped the science and art of gardens across the globe. Spanning gardeners from fifteenth-century Japan to the conte ... ...

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In Timeless Landscape Design: The Four-Part Master Plan, renowned landscape architects Hugh and Mary Palmer Dargan share the secret to creating an unforgettable landscape with the "Four-Part Master Plan" -- a unique method th ... ...

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Lavandula species are mainly grown for their essential oils, which are used in perfumery, cosmetics, food processing and aromatherapy products, and for their use as ornamental plants and ingredients in numerous cottage indust ... ...

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A CLASSIC FROM THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF UNDER MAGNOLIA The author who unforgettably captured the experience of starting a new life in Tuscany in bestselling travel memoirs expands her horizons to immerse herse ... ...

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This seminal study, written by Britain's best-known landscape historian, takes a chronological tour through British parks and gardens since Roman times. Each chapter introduces the characteristic features of parks and gardens ... ...

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A Heritage of Colour explores the techniques that can be used to create a wealth of colours from 50 plants, including many that have been in constant use as dyes for over 2000 years. Inspired by the colours on textile fragmen ... ...

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“The ever-alluring Arts and Crafts garden…is profoundly relevant to our 21st-century needs.” —Sam Watters, author of Gardens for a Beautiful America In Gardens of the Arts and Crafts Movement, landscape scholar Judith ... ...

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'Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food' – Hippocrates Our lives have never been so hectic, so controlled by technology, so commodified. We find ourselves with less and less time to invest in nourishment – of b ... ...

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With its gentle hills and timeless villages, the Cotswold countryside is a vision of natural beauty and rural calm, but it is also a region rich in history. In this new addition to the Landscapes of the Imagination series, Ja ... ...

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The Arts and Crafts Movement espoused values of simplicity, craftsmanship and beauty quite counter to Victorian and Edwardian industrialism. Though most famous for its architecture, furniture and ornamental work, between the ... ...

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I had a curious sense of being watched. June 1914 and a young woman - Clara Waterfield - is summoned to a large stone house in Gloucestershire. Her task: to fill a greenhouse with exotic plants from Kew Gardens, to create a p ... ...

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Since 1973, Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletins have offered practical, hands-on instructions designed to help readers master dozens of country living skills quickly and easily. There are now more than 170 titles in this series ... ...

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Lonely Planet: The world’s number one travel guide publisher* Lonely Planet’s England is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Ponder the mys ... ...

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Take your time with Road Trips Great Britain and discover 25 leisurely drives through England, Wales and Scotland's patchwork quilt of hills, valleys and villages. Driving through Great Britain is the perfect way to appreciat ... ...

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Hike the wild moors of Dartmoor, explore the scenic bays of Cornwall, and dive into history at Hadrian's Wall: England is yours to discover with Rick Steves! Inside Rick Steves England you'll find: Comprehensive coverage for ... ...

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Lonely Planet: The world’s number one travel guide publisher* Lonely Planet’s Pocket Oxford & the Cotswolds is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries awa ... ...

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Lonely Planet Great Britain is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Ponder the mysteries of Stonehenge, explore the many sides of Edinburgh, or ... ...

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From the golden age in English history to today s gardeners and designers, this volume recognizes women s contributions to gardening in Britain and around the worldspanning more than four centuries. Despite growing vegetables ... ...

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With an almost alchemical power, herbs can provide flavours and scents unlike any other. Growing the source of these intense flavours can now be a reality for gardeners and food enthusiasts with any size of garden, from an ac ... ...

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Cloudehill: A Year in the Garden tells the story of Cloudehill one of Australia's finest gardens and nurseries. Located at the top of Melbourne's Dandenong ranges, Cloudehill is inspired by the famous Arts & Crafts gardens of ... ...

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This is the story of how British hedgerows contribute to our national identity and our wildlife. Over the centuries we have proved ourselves to be a nation of hedge growers, marking boundaries or trimming them into fantastica ... ...

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