Moss Gardening: Including Lichens, Liverworts and Other Miniatures

# Moss Gardening: Including Lichens, Liverworts and Other Miniatures ✓ PDF Read by ! George H. Schenk eBook or Kindle ePUB Online free. Moss Gardening: Including Lichens, Liverworts and Other Miniatures The Joy of or HYI? according to A Reader. The other reviews, both positive and negative, seem to be on the mark. I think the words, The Joy of should have preceded the title. I was personally looking for a little more of the How to in this book about gardening. not much about lichens. It was both funny and long winded at times. It was beautiful but not as informative as I would have liked. This makes a great, compact sized, coffee table book but not a very good HYI text book.. Assumes re

Moss Gardening: Including Lichens, Liverworts and Other Miniatures

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Rating : 4.10 (563 Votes)
Asin : 0881923702
Format Type : paperback
Number of Pages : 262 Pages
Publish Date : 2015-01-19
Language : English

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The author writes entertainingly of mosses on rocks and walls, in containers, and as a lush ground cover, and he presents a gallery of his favorite moss species.. A delightful book that encourages gardeners to pay closer attention to the subtle beauty of miniature landscapes and introduces one of the glories of Japanese gardens into American designs

There are 15,000 living moss species, 1,200 of them in North America. Includes 97 color photographs. From Booklist Schenk, author of three other horticultural books, points out that traces of moss have been found in 400-million-year-old fossils. Schenk defines the varieties of moss plants and follows with chapters on moss gardens in Japan (a garden in Kyoto was designed in the fourteenth century) and on gardens in Europe and North America. George Cohen. Schenk lists approximatety 60 plants alphabetically by genus, with advice on propagating, cultivating, and transplanting. There are chapters on mossy rocks, moss carpets, alpine gardens, growing moss in containers, and the use of moss as ground covers beneath bonsai trees

A former nurseryman and landscaper, George Schenk retired from business to pursue his related passions of designing and planting gardens and writing about them. He is a specialist in the sculpture of the tribes of the Philippine Cordillera and is active in the effort to preserve their cultural heritage. Schenk is the author of several magazine artic

"The Joy of or HYI?" according to A Reader. The other reviews, both positive and negative, seem to be on the mark. I think the words, "The Joy of" should have preceded the title. I was personally looking for a little more of the "How to" in this book about gardening. 'not much about lichens. It was both funny and long winded at times. It was beautiful but not as informative as I would have liked. This makes a great, compact sized, coffee table book but not a very good HYI text book.. "Assumes reader has expert knowledge" according to R. Rosin. I found this book well organize, but really not for the beginner looking for basic data on moss gardening. Detailed illustrations would have added to the text. Handsome photography, but greater magnification necessary to type mosses.. AdderallThereIz? said OCD: Moss. This is an excellent text for the "beginner to mid" moss apprentice. The photos are brilliantly gorgeous and add much excitement to the text. Schenk is clearly an enormous fan of moss as his pen scrolls simple, yet technical, information about moss throughout the text. The only qualm I have with this book is that Schenk keeps to the "OCD: Moss" according to AdderallThereIz?. This is an excellent text for the "beginner to mid" moss apprentice. The photos are brilliantly gorgeous and add much excitement to the text. Schenk is clearly an enormous fan of moss as his pen scrolls simple, yet technical, information about moss throughout the text. The only qualm I have with this book is that Schenk keeps to the 2 major genus of moss. However, the photos, which might give the moss-lover ideas for a moss garden, pull the book into a text that is a must for the moss-"er."I have a bit of an obsessive-compulsive disorder with moss. I collect it, use it to build moss sculptures, grow m. major genus of moss. However, the photos, which might give the moss-lover ideas for a moss garden, pull the book into a text that is a must for the moss-"er."I have a bit of an obsessive-compulsive disorder with moss. I collect it, use it to build moss sculptures, grow m

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