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Western Canadian Gardening, Plants, Flowers!

Created by hgdistribution
tagged: tress, plants, flowers, gardening, guidebooks
Spring and summer brings the glory of flowers and plants to life in Western Canada. Check out these beautifully produced gardening, wildflower, and plant guides to help celebrate the flora of BC and AB year round!

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Common Wildflowers of the Pacific Northwest

British Columbia, Washington and Oregon

by J. Duane Sept
edition: Paperback
tagged: flowers

Wildflowers are all around us!

Whether on a hike, in the backyard or in the living room, readers will be inspired by the stunning photography and informative text in this new guidebook.

The guide includes more than 130 wildflower species, arranged by family so readers can find and identify similar species nearby. A concise color guide to wildflowers …

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Gardening with Native Plants of the Pacific Northwest

by Arthur Kruckeberg & Linda Chalker-Scott
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback
tagged: pacific northwest, canada, techniques

With hundreds of stunning color photographs and new chapters by horticulturist inda Chalker-Scott, this fully updated edition of one of the Pacific Northwest’s favorite gardening books is more extensive and user-friendly than ever before.

This fully-updated third edition of Gardening with Native Plants of the Pacific Northwest includes revised des …

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The Flora and Fauna of Coastal British Columbia and the Pacific Northwest

by Collin Varner
edition: Paperback
tagged: regional

A complete full-colour resource guide to more than eight hundred plant and animal species of the coastal Pacific Northwest.

The Flora and Fauna of Coastal British Columbia and the Pacific Northwest is an extensive, easy-to-follow resource guide to the plant and animal life of the vast and diverse bioregion stretching from Juneau, Alaska, south to co …

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Vancouver Tree Book

A Living City Field Guide

by David Tracey
edition: Paperback
tagged: trees, ecology

Trees tell the story of a city. Vancouver has one of the world’s greatest urban forests. Vancouver Tree Book is the key to a living laboratory unlike anywhere else on Earth.

 

Slim enough to fit into a pocket yet filled with detailed descriptions and hundreds of colour images, this Living City Field Guide is designed for outdoor use. Bring it with …

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The Carefree Garden

Letting Nature Play Her Part

by Bill Terry
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook
tagged: essays

What happens when a lifelong gardener finally realizes that he must collaborate with Mother Nature rather than work against her in order to achieve his dream of creating the perfect garden? In this delightful and thoughtful narrative journey of horticultural discovery, Bill Terry asks how and even why we garden, and to what end?

These are personal …

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Heritage Apples

A New Sensation

by Susan Lundy
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook
tagged: fruit, organic, trees, reference

Heritage Apples travels far beyond the grocery store of today to savor the apples of the past. These are the apple varieties—the Gravensteins, the Kings, the red-fleshed Pink Pearl—that link us to history, but through food movements and taste preferences are remerging as the fruit of the future. Heritage apples evoke memories and passion for so …

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Beyond Beauty

Hunting the Wild Blue Poppy

by Bill Terry
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook
tagged: adventure, china, flowers

Beyond Beauty is the story of a remarkable journey that Bill Terry and his wife, Rosemary, undertook when they joined a party of Dutch and British alpine plant hunters intent on botanizing on the roof of the world. The expedition travelled in a convoy of eight jeeps over roads that were rarely paved and occasionally terrifying. They crossed fifteen …

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All the Dirt

Reflections on Organic Farming

by Rachel Fisher; Heather Stretch & Robin Tunnicliffe
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook
tagged: organic, women in business