Bambuseae takes you to the origin of the plant and shows you the types of bamboo that belong in your garden. Beautiful gardens with bamboo illustrate the applications. Jos van der Palen tells you more about Fargesias, Wolfgang Eberts about Phyllostachys and the Crouzet family about La Bambouseraie park. International experts also shed light on a number of important ecological aspects of bamboo. You will also be given an insight into the various forms of bamboo cultivation and specifically into biotechnological techniques. Jan Oprins has been collecting bamboo for fifteen years. His fascination for this plant led to its propagation through tissue culture. At the moment Oprins Plant, with its in-vitro laboratory for bamboo, is first in the world. Finally, the book shows and tells you the other facets of bamboo. Bamboo is more than just a plant: it is also a building material, an ingredient in the kitchen, an element in floral compositions.
A book about all aspects of bamboo! Bamboo is increasingly finding its way into the garden. It is a plant that appeals to the imagination because of its appearance and origin. Yet it also scares some. Is it really an invasive plant and what about the mysterious flowering of bamboo?
In this publication, author Anne Ronse describes everything the orchid has ever stood for throughout history. Its seductive powers not only lure growers. Writers, scientists and adventurers also fall for the appeal of this fascinating flower.
For 10 years, the Bonsai Association Belgium has organised an annual international bonsai exhibition in Heusden-Zolder. Each year, the exhibits were photographed by professional photographers, resulting in a wealth of visual material. On the occasion of the 10th edition of the Noelanders Trophy, 250 photos were selected for publication.
This book presents the most beautiful projects of twenty renowned French garden and landscape architects. The reader will not only discover the creations of world-famous figures such as Michel Corajoud, Jacques Coulon, Allain Provost and Jacques Simon, but will also be introduced to the splendid work of ateliers and agencies of younger architects who have already acquired an excellent reputation: Louis Benech, Anne-Sylvie Bruel & Christophe Delmar, Cathérine Mosbach, Christine & Michel Péna and many others.
The success of the Hydrangea is no surprise. The beautiful leaves, the spectacular flowers and the decorative inflorescence are a real eye-catcher in the garden. For every garden, whether small or large, modern or traditional, one can find a suitable Hydrangea. There are hundreds of varieties, with leaves and flowers in various colours and shapes.