10 edition of Hollies for Gardeners found in the catalog.
September 1, 2006
by Timber Press, Incorporated
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||288|
Late fall is a great time to think about hollies, whose iconic sprigs and berries prompt thoughts of the holiday season. This is also an ideal time to select a holly that will fit your garden’s needs, whether you’re looking for a holly that will have great berries for show or one to train as a topiary or create a great hedge. Gardening in Colorado can be challenging. The average elevation of the state is 6, feet above sea-level. Three-fourths of the nation’s land ab feet is within its borders. Due to the high elevation, sunlight is frequently of high intensity and the humidity generally is low. These features, along with rapid and extreme weather changes and frequently poor soil conditions, make for.
Holly’s big plant family includes hundreds of varieties that range from foot-tall trees to petite shrubs less than a foot tall. Along with sizes, these trees and shrubs come in a variety of forms: columnar, pyramidal, rounded, or weeping. Their foliage varies, too, ranging from large, spiny leaves to smooth, small leaves that resemble boxwood. As the influential drummer from iconic rock 'n' roll band The Hollies, Bobby Elliott has six decades worth of musical anecdotes. Continually touring since , his adventures have seen him beating Keith Moon in a drumming audition for Shane Fenton and the Fentones, being serenaded by Joni Mitchell while she was in bed with Graham Nash, and being offered a job by Paul McCartney to work with Wings.
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In Hollies for Gardeners, Christopher Bailes celebrates the form, foliage, and fruit of hollies, providing detailed planting advice and illustrating his account with vivid photographs. About the Author. Christopher Bailes is Curator of the Royal Horticultural Society's garden at by: 1.
There is a holly for every temperate region of the world, and Christopher Bailes celebrates American, European, Chinese and Japanese hollies in equal measure, providing detailed planting advice and illustrating his account with vivid photographs. This account will inspire gardeners everywhere to discover how hollies, old and new, can enhance our gardens and landscapes.
About this book Richly enshrouded in legend and superstition, valued for a wide variety of uses and prized by gardeners, hollies have always been part of our lives and gardens. Now they are enjoying a peak of popularity as gardeners wake up to their huge diversity of form, foliage and fruit, marvel at their adaptability, and appreciate the wide variety of situations in which they can be used.
American, European, Chinese and Japanese hollies in equal measure, providing detailed planting advice and illustrating his account with vivid photographs. This account will inspire gardeners everywhere to discover how hollies, old and new, can enhance our gardens and landscapes.
There is a holly for every temperate region of the world, and Christopher Bailes celebrates American, European, Chinese and Japanese hollies in equal measure, providing detailed planting advice and illustrating his account with vivid photographs. Where did it come from.
I was curious when dwarf Burford holly came into the market so I pulled out Fred Galle’s fine book from Timber Press simply called Hollies. Regular Burford holly came from seed of Chinese horned holly (Ilex cornuta) sent by the Hollies for Gardeners book Arboretum to T.W. Burford of West View Cemetery (wherever that is) in the early he grew regular Burford holly, itself a.
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Many people admire fruiting hollies in the winter when their brightly colored berries and dark green leaves brighten a garden which otherwise might be drab. The glossy "holly-shaped" leaves and ruby red berries of English holly have brought a bough of cheer into a multitude of homes.
But hollies are also classic winners in the outdoor landscape. Their. Richly enshrouded in legend and superstition, valued for a wide variety of uses and prized by gardeners, hollies have always been part of our lives and gardens.
Now they are enjoying a peak of popularity as gardeners wake up to their huge diversity of form, foliage and fruit, marvel at their adaptability, and appreciate the wide variety of. This book is a fine reference for professional and amateur gardeners. Bailes proves that there is a holly for every garden.
-- Bill Cannon Quincy Patriot Ledger This guide to the history, lore, and growing of hollies is one that will be enjoyed year-round if it convinces you to plant even a single member of the holly species. Buy It Ain't Heavy, It's My Story: The Autobiography of Bobby Elliott: My Life in the Hollies by Bobby Elliott (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.
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The Hollies are a British rock group best known for their pioneering and distinctive three-part vocal harmony style. The Hollies became one of the leading British groups of the s and into the mid s. The band was formed by Allan Clarke and Graham Nash in as a Merseybeat-type music group in Manchester, although some of the band members came from towns further north in East.
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ollies (Ilex) are a major component of Arkansas landscapes, and deservedly so. They include more than species and hundreds of selections. Due to the wide variation in plant size (2’ to 40’) and habit (mounded to. conical), they are useful as foundation plants, mass plantings, hedges or as a specimen.
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A book for people who want to learn how to grow things, but haven't got a clue where to start/5(4). This book includes details a large number of Hollies from temperate areas, both species and cultivars.
They are well illustrated with a range of photos including foliage, berries and entire plants. I found the photos of the entire plants very useful as these images are less common in other texts.
Hollies are easy to grow – they will grow in sun or partial shade, and prefer moist but well drained soil. The variegated varieties keep their colours better in full sun. Hollies can be grown as specimen plants in a lawn, or in a mixed or shrub border, and some make excellent hedges – great for garden security.Book, Hollies for Gardeners: Authored by Christopher Bailes.
Customer Reviews. This product has not yet been reviewed. Some gardeners might wonder if these cultivars of native hollies are also considered native plants.
So we consulted Marc Frank, an Extension botanist with the Florida Museum of Natural History. He gave us some wonderful background on these cultivars thanks to his expertise and the book Hollies: The Genus Ilex by Fred C.
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