A Handbook of Landscape Gardening and Environment

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Publisher Agrobios Publications
ISBN 9788177543841
Author: Mahboob AS
Number of Pages 321
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A Handbook of Landscape Gardening and Environment by Mahboob AS
Book Summary:
The author has described the parameters of landscaping, and how to control the environmental pollution through plantation of trees, shrubs, climbers, hedges, edges, lawns, house plants, seasonal flowering plants, water garden, hanging garden, window garden. The author, on the basis of his wide experience, has presented the material in a lucid style. Readers will find this book informative and enjoyable and also as a guide for self-employment. This book is an attempt to fill the gap amongst the growers, educated unemployed rural youths, housewives and nursery-men. It is aimed at providing all relevant information and technology under one cover, about the theory and practical work of modern floriculture industry, landscaping and pollution free environment. It will therefore, be welcomed not only in India but abroad also.
Audience of the Book :
This book Useful for Agronomy.
Table of Contents:

SECTION ONE: CONCEPT OF LANDSCAPING AND ENVIRONMENT

1. Introduction

2. I Importance and Scope of Floriculture Industry

3. Principles of Landscape Gardening

4. Role of Plants in Our Environment

SECTION TWO: BASIC NEEDS FOR GARDENING

1. Soil and Drainage

2. Climatic Requirement

3. Nutrients

4. Garden Tools and Implements and its Function

SECTION THREE: LANDSCAPE GARDENING

1. Lawn

2. Hedges

3. Edges

4. Foliage and Flowering Trees

5. Foliage and Flowering Shrubs

6. Palms

7. Araucaria

8. Cycas

9. Juniperus

10. Pinus

11. Thuja

12. Flowering Climbers

13. Bonsai Culture

14. Cactus and Succulents Garden

15. Hanging Garden

16. Window Garden

17. Water Garden

SECTION FOUR: GARDEN AND PARK DESIGN

1. Garden and Park Design

SECTION FIVE: INDOOR / FOLIAGE PLANTS (DECORATIVE PLANTS)

1. Indoor Plants

SECTION SIX: (I) ANNUALS (SEASONAL FLOWERS)
1. Seasonal Flowers

2. Coleus

3. Caladium (Rainy Season Foliage Plant)

SECTION SIX: (II) CUT-FLOWERS “RIGHT FROM BIRTH TO DEATH”

1. Rose

2. Chrysanthemum

3. Dahlia

4. Carnation

5. Gerbera

6. Aster

7. Anthurium

8. Bird of Paradise

9. Orchid

10. Jasmines

11. Marigold

12. Gladiolus

13. Tuberose

14. Amaryllis

15. Lilium

16. Canna

SECTION SEVEN: PROTECTED CULTIVATION OF ORNAMENTAL CROPS

1. Environmentally Protected Cultivation of Ornamental Crops

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